Turkish consulate hit with petrol bombs

Turkish consulate hit with petrol bombs

April 4, 2018, 9:22 a.m.
The Turkish consulate in Zurich has been hit by petrol bombs. A group called Barrikade admitted to the attack –...
Switzerland strengthens travel advice for Turkey

Switzerland strengthens travel advice for Turkey

July 28, 2017, 9:49 a.m.
The Swiss foreign ministry has tightened its travel advice for Turkey. It’s advising travelers they could face ...
Bern police to take no action over 'kill Erdogan' banner

Bern police to take no action over 'kill Erdogan' banner

May 9, 2017, 8:51 a.m.
Bern police have decided to take no action against anti-Erdogan protestors who carried a banner suggesting the Turkis...
Basel police officer arrested for spying

Basel police officer arrested for spying

April 28, 2017, 8:10 a.m.
A Basel police officer has been arrested on suspicion of spying for Turkish officials.
Swiss government issues measured response to Turkey vote

Swiss government issues measured response to Turkey vote

April 18, 2017, 8:56 a.m.
The Swiss government is reacting cautiously to the referendum result in Turkey which hands almost dictatorial powers ...
Turkish nationals turn out for referendum in Switzerland

Turkish nationals turn out for referendum in Switzerland

April 11, 2017, 6:50 a.m.
Voting in Switzerland in the upcoming Turkish referendum closed over the weekend – and final figures suggest 57...
Turkey complains over banner at Bern march

Turkey complains over banner at Bern march

March 27, 2017, 10:37 a.m.
The Swiss ambassador to Turkey has been summoned to the Turkish foreign ministry to explain a banner on show at a dem...
Pro-Erdogan literature posted in Zurich

Pro-Erdogan literature posted in Zurich

March 21, 2017, 9:49 a.m.
Some Zurich residents are complaining after pro-Turkish president propaganda was left in letter boxes.
Swiss authorities to investigate Turkish spying claims

Swiss authorities to investigate Turkish spying claims

March 20, 2017, 8:50 a.m.
Swiss Federal prosecutors are to investigate allegations of spying on opponents of the Turkish president Recep Tayyip...
Swiss newspaper upsets Turkish government

Swiss newspaper upsets Turkish government

March 14, 2017, 6:04 a.m.
The Swiss tabloid newspaper ‘Blick’ has upset the Turkish president after publishing an editorial in Turk...
Turkish minister cancels Swiss visit

Turkish minister cancels Swiss visit

March 13, 2017, 6:12 a.m.
Switzerland has dodged a diplomatic bullet after the Turkish foreign minister cancelled a trip to Zurich.
Bern will not ban Turkish visit

Bern will not ban Turkish visit

March 10, 2017, 6:01 a.m.
The federal government has rejected pleas from canton Zurich to ban the visit of the Turkish foreign minister. The ca...
Calls to cancel Turkish foreign minister visit

Calls to cancel Turkish foreign minister visit

March 9, 2017, 6:54 a.m.
Zurich authorities are asking the federal government to cancel Sunday’s visit of the Turkish foreign minister t...
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