AJ Impact

Conflict gold: Rights group highlights possible monitoring lapses

Global Witness accuses top Swiss refiner Valcambi of buying gold that originated in Sudan, as prices soar.

Conflict gold: Rights group highlights possible monitoring lapses

Europe

Swiss Parliament's lower house backs same-sex marriage bill

Legislators also approve draft law letting lesbian couples use sperm donations to conceive children.

Swiss Parliament's lower house backs same-sex marriage bill

Switzerland

Top Swiss prosecutor faces possible impeachment over FIFA probe

Attorney General Michael Lauber could be removed from office over alleged bungling of anti-corruption investigation.

Top Swiss prosecutor faces possible impeachment over FIFA probe

Football

Swiss attorney-general to be questioned over FIFA meetings

Michael Lauber is facing allegations of misconduct in his FIFA corruption investigation.

Swiss attorney-general to be questioned over FIFA meetings

Switzerland

Swiss to see families again as lockdown continues to ease

Switzerland is preparing to take the next step in lifting restrictions in place to slow the spread of coronavirus.

Swiss to see families again as lockdown continues to ease

Witness

Kissing Mother Goodbye: A Story of Love and Sacrifice in Thailand

A caregiver in Thailand looks after foreign Alzheimer's patients for a living, but time away from family takes its toll.

101 East

Thailand's Last Resort

We explore why families from Europe are sending their elderly relatives to care homes in Thailand for their final years.

Europe

Swiss 'shopping tourists' to be fined by border guards

Swiss residents hopping the border for cheaper goods will be fined for hindering the work of border guards.

Swiss 'shopping tourists' to be fined by border guards

AJ Impact

Germany eases out of coronavirus lockdown

Social distancing rules would remain in place until May 3.

 Germany eases out of coronavirus lockdown

AJ Impact

Hiding money: US is a major hub of financial secrecy, says report

Africa's richest woman, Isabel dos Santos, is accused of using US firms to move allegedly ill-gotten money offshore.

Hiding money: US is a major hub of financial secrecy, says report

Europe

Switzerland votes for law against homophobia

Majority votes in favour to extend anti-racism laws to cover sexual orientation in referendum.

Switzerland votes for law against homophobia

AJ Impact

Credit Suisse CEO Tidjane Thiam quits after spying scandal

Thiam repeated that he had no knowledge of covert surveillance of his former colleagues.

Credit Suisse CEO Tidjane Thiam quits after spying scandal

AJ Impact

Nigeria to recover $300m stolen by its former military ruler

The money was laundered through US banks and held on Channel Islands under the name of ex-military ruler's son.

Nigeria to recover $300m stolen by its former military ruler

AJ Impact

Swiss launch channel to send food and medicine to Iran

Humanitarian goods are exempt from US sanctions, but fears of falling afoul of Washington have restricted flow to Iran.

Swiss launch channel to send food and medicine to Iran

Europe

Greta Thunberg challenges world leaders on climate change

Young, renowned activist slams what she says is inaction of world leaders amid World Economic Forum in Davos.