Hurghada Int’l Airport receives 1st Swiss Company Chair flight

Mon, 21 Sep 2020 - 02:41 GMT

Hurghada International Airport received the first flight of the Swiss Company Chair airline, GM3506 Airbus A319, coming from Zurich, Switzerland.

Switzerland demands release of Swiss woman abducted in Sudan

Mon, 09 Oct 2017 - 05:00 GMT

Switzerland on Sunday called for the quick release of a Swiss woman reported abducted in Sudan's troubled Darfur region.

Zurich's Greco says nearly halfway to 2019 goal to cut costs: NZZ

Sat, 07 Oct 2017 - 04:24 GMT

Zurich Insurance will have cut costs by $700 million by the end of the year, nearly halfway to its goal to save $1.5 billion by 2019.

Swiss indict woman for 'jihadi travelling'

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 - 11:26 GMT

Swiss federal prosecutors have indicted a 30-year-old Swiss woman from the Zurich area suspected of trying to join up with jihadist militants in Syria.

Swiss exporters cheer as more franc weakness on cards

Mon, 07 Aug 2017 - 02:42 GMT

Swiss exporters may carry on benefiting from a relatively weak Swiss franc for some time

Swiss banks paid $1 billion in negative interest rates in first half

Mon, 31 Jul 2017 - 08:19 GMT

Swiss banks paid 970 million Swiss francs ($1 billion) in negative interest rate charges in the first six months of 2017.

Immigration to Switzerland from EU lowest since 2005

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 - 01:43 GMT

Net immigration to Switzerland from the European Union has fallen to its lowest level for 12 years.

A Day in Zurich

Mon, 15 May 2017 - 10:36 GMT

The decadent Swiss city is a popular daytrip with travelers from all over Europe—here are the sights to try and cram in.