Basel court fines man after terror 'joke'

Basel court fines man after terror 'joke'

April 10, 2019, 6:53 a.m.
A man has been fined and charged costs after he made a bad joke on a bus in Basel in May two years ago.
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...
parliament rejects forcible monitoring of potential terrorists

parliament rejects forcible monitoring of potential terrorists

June 1, 2018, 6:26 a.m.
Parliament has rejected a motion put forward by the Swiss People’s Party which would have allowed courts to for...
Swiss man faces jail for fighting against IS

Swiss man faces jail for fighting against IS

May 23, 2018, 5:57 a.m.
A 36 year old man from Ticino faces three years in jail for travelling to Syria to fight against IS.
Government to spend CHF 5m on anti-radicalization measures

Government to spend CHF 5m on anti-radicalization measures

May 17, 2018, 6:50 a.m.
The government will spend CHF 5m on anti-radicalization measures.
Suspected terrorist deported to Colombia

Suspected terrorist deported to Colombia

March 8, 2018, 7:03 a.m.
Switzerland has deported a suspected terrorist back to her native Colombia. The 23 year old was recorded talking abou...
Baby found dead in Sankt Gallen - parents face jail

Baby found dead in Sankt Gallen - parents face jail

Feb. 13, 2018, 5:36 a.m.
Parents of a one year old girl who died due to neglect both face lengthy prison sentences.
Increased terror threat in Switzerland

Increased terror threat in Switzerland

Feb. 5, 2018, 6 a.m.
Swiss intelligence services are warning of an increased likelihood of a terrorist attack in the country due to Turkis...
13 to face trial in Switzerland for financing Tamil rebels

13 to face trial in Switzerland for financing Tamil rebels

Jan. 5, 2018, 10:58 a.m.
Thirteen people will be in court on Monday accused of financing the Sri Lankan Tamil separatist group – the Lib...
Weather and security worries keeping people away from Christmas Markets

Weather and security worries keeping people away from Christmas Markets

Dec. 14, 2017, 6:56 a.m.
Some traders at Christmas Markets around the country are blaming the increased security measures and fears of a terro...
Three in custody after border bridge closed following bomb scare

Three in custody after border bridge closed following bomb scare

Dec. 12, 2017, 9:16 a.m.
Three people are in custody after the bridge crossing into Germany at Rheinfelden was closed for several hours on Sat...
Christmas markets open with tighter security - mainly

Christmas markets open with tighter security - mainly

Nov. 23, 2017, 11:07 a.m.
The country’s first Christmas market opens later today in Zurich.
Men arrested after knife attack in Sankt Gallen

Men arrested after knife attack in Sankt Gallen

Nov. 23, 2017, 6:57 a.m.
Two men have been arrested after a frenzied knife attack in Sankt Gallen.
Suspicious bag outside US Consulate harmless

Suspicious bag outside US Consulate harmless

Nov. 21, 2017, 9:08 a.m.
A suspicious package which closed the US Consulate in Zurich has been declared harmless.
Joint Swiss/French operation leads to terror arrests

Joint Swiss/French operation leads to terror arrests

Nov. 8, 2017, 8:07 a.m.
A total of 10 people have been arrested in a joint anti-terror operation between France and Switzerland.
Terror suspect deported to Tunisia

Terror suspect deported to Tunisia

Oct. 27, 2017, 6:20 a.m.
Switzerland has handed over the brother, and his wife, of the alleged Marseille knifeman who killed two people in the...
17 year old attacks passers-by in Sankt Gallen with axe

17 year old attacks passers-by in Sankt Gallen with axe

Oct. 23, 2017, 8:55 a.m.
A 17 year old has been arrested after attacking several people with a hatchet in Sankt Gallen at around 8pm last night.
Two arrested in Ticino on terror charges

Two arrested in Ticino on terror charges

Oct. 11, 2017, 9:34 a.m.
Two people have been arrested in Ticino – one is the brother of the 29 year old knife attacker in Marseilles wh...
Basel police use robot to explode suspected package

Basel police use robot to explode suspected package

Aug. 31, 2017, 8:42 a.m.
Basel police used a bomb disposal robot to tackle a suspicious package in the middle of Birsfelden.
Pictograms to help in case of terror attack

Pictograms to help in case of terror attack

Aug. 23, 2017, 8:51 a.m.
The Federal Office of Police plans to publish a set of  pictograms  explaining how to behave in the event o...
Schaffhausen police say no clear motive for chainsaw attack

Schaffhausen police say no clear motive for chainsaw attack

July 27, 2017, 8:32 a.m.
Schaffhausen police say they have no motive behind Monday’s chainsaw attack in the cantonal capital’s old...
Chainsaw attack suspect arrested

Chainsaw attack suspect arrested

July 26, 2017, 10:36 a.m.
Zurich police have arrested Franz Wrousis, the man thought to be responsible for the chainsaw attack in Schaffhausen ...
Chainsaw attacker still on run

Chainsaw attacker still on run

July 25, 2017, 10:01 a.m.
A man thought to be responsible for a chainsaw attack in Schaffhausen yesterday remains on the run. He injured f...
Man who shouted 'Allahu Akbar' in Lausanne faces trial

Man who shouted 'Allahu Akbar' in Lausanne faces trial

June 21, 2017, 9:06 a.m.
A man who caused panic on the Lausanne metro system on Friday by shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’ meaning God is g...
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