Amnesty International slams 'inhumane' Swiss vote

Amnesty International slams 'inhumane' Swiss vote

March 21, 2019, 10:17 a.m.
The human rights group, Amnesty International, is slamming a vote by the Swiss parliament to automatically deport any...
Number of Islamic investigations double in Geneva

Number of Islamic investigations double in Geneva

March 20, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
The Geneva minister for security, Pierre Maudet, says the number of being investigated for suspected Islamic extremis...
Swiss intelligence agency vital link in Europe terror fight

Swiss intelligence agency vital link in Europe terror fight

Feb. 16, 2018, 6:51 a.m.
The Swiss Intelligence Service is continuing to grow and is an essential unit in the fight against terrorism in Europ...
Swiss authorities block around 300 jihadist videos

Swiss authorities block around 300 jihadist videos

Nov. 29, 2017, 6:55 a.m.
Swiss intelligence services have blocked over 300 jihadist videos on You Tube over the last year.
Woman gunned down in Geneva

Woman gunned down in Geneva

Nov. 23, 2017, 7:01 a.m.
A 36 year old woman was gunned down in the middle of Geneva in the early hours of yesterday morning.
Federal Policed check for Swiss links following Spain attack

Federal Policed check for Swiss links following Spain attack

Aug. 21, 2017, 8:37 a.m.
The Federal Police Office is checking to see if any of the suspected jihadists involved with the attacks in Spain hav...
Man on trial for failed bomb attack 16 years ago

Man on trial for failed bomb attack 16 years ago

Aug. 18, 2017, 8:58 a.m.
Modern DNA analysis has tracked down a would-be letter bomber 16 years later.
More terrorist arrests in Switzerland

More terrorist arrests in Switzerland

June 28, 2017, 6:54 a.m.
There have been further anti-terrorist arrests in Switzerland. The new operation is not connected with an arrest made...
Geneva police raid flat after man fires into the air

Geneva police raid flat after man fires into the air

June 26, 2017, 9:38 a.m.
A specialist armed intervention squad raided an apartment in Geneva yesterday afternoon after a 53 year old man fired...
Islamic extremist arrested in Geneva after two year investigation

Islamic extremist arrested in Geneva after two year investigation

June 20, 2017, 9 a.m.
A joint operation with French and Swiss intelligence services and Geneva police has led to the arrest of a 40 year ol...
Amnesty International urges Geneva not to buy 'expanding' ammunition

Amnesty International urges Geneva not to buy 'expanding' ammunition

June 12, 2017, 7:59 a.m.
Geneva left wing parties and Amnesty International are both calling for the law on the use of expanding bullets by th...
Questions over Geneva police request for firepower

Questions over Geneva police request for firepower

June 2, 2017, 6:43 a.m.
Geneva police could get 150 military standard assault rifles, designed to cope with the current terrorist threat.
Controversial mosque to close for good

Controversial mosque to close for good

May 30, 2017, 7:09 a.m.
A controversial mosque in Winterthur will close its doors for good after Ramadan.
New software aims to weed out potential terrorists

New software aims to weed out potential terrorists

May 29, 2017, 6:55 a.m.
A new piece of software is being made available to teachers in an effort to identify potential terrorists.
Swiss spies keep watch on 90 suspected jihadists

Swiss spies keep watch on 90 suspected jihadists

May 4, 2017, 6:45 a.m.
The Swiss intelligence agency has identified around 90 people living in the country who could have links with Islamic...
Zurich police consider asking for Islamic speaker ban

Zurich police consider asking for Islamic speaker ban

April 24, 2017, 7 a.m.
Zurich police are considering asking the government to ban some planned speakers at an Islamic event due to be h...
Switzerland condemns Egypt attack

Switzerland condemns Egypt attack

April 10, 2017, 7:55 a.m.
Switzerland has issued a strong condemnation of the attack on two Coptic churches in Egypt yesterday as worshippers c...
Swiss Islamic preacher expelled from France

Swiss Islamic preacher expelled from France

April 10, 2017, 7:05 a.m.
A controversial Swiss Islamic preacher has been expelled from France. Hani Ramadan used to head the Geneva Islamic Ce...
Convicted Islamic fighter extradited to France

Convicted Islamic fighter extradited to France

March 7, 2017, 6:55 a.m.
Switzerland has extradited a member of the Armed Islamic Group of Algeria to France. The man has already served 10 ye...
Suspected Geneva jihadist to stay in jail until trial

Suspected Geneva jihadist to stay in jail until trial

Feb. 17, 2017, 8:57 a.m.
A Genevan suspected of being radicalized on a trip to Turkey early last year will stay in prison until his trial as i...
Geneva residents shocked at free Islamic book

Geneva residents shocked at free Islamic book

Feb. 14, 2017, 9:42 a.m.
Some residents in Geneva say they were shocked after a free book espousing Islam appeared in their letter boxes.
Far more private guns in Switzerland than previously thought

Far more private guns in Switzerland than previously thought

Jan. 16, 2017, 10:28 a.m.
There are far more guns in private hands in Switzerland than previously thought. New figures have been released from ...
More Swiss arming themselves

More Swiss arming themselves

Jan. 5, 2017, 5:02 a.m.
More and more Swiss are arming themselves. According to a Swiss TV report, applications for gun licences were up by n...
Zurich police say Islamic centre shooting has no links with terrorism

Zurich police say Islamic centre shooting has no links with terrorism

Dec. 21, 2016, 5:57 a.m.
Zurich police say there appears to be no link with Islamic extremism and the shooting of three people at an Islamic c...
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