Radicalised nationals seek to return home after IS collapse

Radicalised nationals seek to return home after IS collapse

Feb. 20, 2019, 8:24 a.m.
Many countries are struggling with what to do with their nationals who now want to return home after fighting fo...
Asylum numbers sink to eight year low

Asylum numbers sink to eight year low

Oct. 1, 2018, 8:38 a.m.
Some cantons are closing asylum centres as the number of people applying is down to an eight-year low.
Fewer asylum applications filed in July

Fewer asylum applications filed in July

Aug. 14, 2018, 9:56 a.m.
The number of people who applied for asylum in Switzerland last month fell by nearly 20 per cent compared with the sa...
Parliament renews Islamic extremist ban

Parliament renews Islamic extremist ban

June 7, 2018, 6:46 a.m.
Parliament has voted to continue the ban on al-Qaeda and Islamic State for a further four years. The vote in both hou...
Switzerland sells encrypted mobile phones to Iraq

Switzerland sells encrypted mobile phones to Iraq

Jan. 9, 2017, 9:20 a.m.
The Swiss government has admitted it allowed the sale of high-tech encrypted mobile phones to Iraq. The order was wor...
Refugees granted parliamentary audience

Refugees granted parliamentary audience

Oct. 21, 2016, 4:15 a.m.
Around 20 young people who left their home country as political refugees without their parents have gained an audienc...
Asylum requests down in Switzerland

Asylum requests down in Switzerland

Oct. 19, 2016, 3:57 a.m.
Requests for asylum in Switzerland were down by almost half in the third quarter of this year compared to the same ti...
IS losing appeal in Switzerland

IS losing appeal in Switzerland

Oct. 17, 2016, 4:07 a.m.
The head of the Swiss intelligence service says joining the Islamic State has lost its appeal in the Switzerland over...
Swiss president calls on UN to increase efforts

Swiss president calls on UN to increase efforts

Sept. 22, 2016, 3:46 p.m.
Switzerland has called on the United Nations to redouble its efforts in tackling conflicts, human rights abuses and i...
Another jailed Iraqi appeals for release

Another jailed Iraqi appeals for release

Sept. 19, 2016, 8:45 a.m.
One of three Iraqis recently found guilty of plotting a terror attack in Switzerland has appealed to the Federal Supr...
Swiss court free Iraqi I.S sympathiser

Swiss court free Iraqi I.S sympathiser

Sept. 12, 2016, 11:12 a.m.
One of the three Iraqi men imprisoned in March for plotting to make bombs and launch terror attacks in the name of th...
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