Trump finally nominates Swiss ambassador

Trump finally nominates Swiss ambassador

Sept. 4, 2017, 6:54 a.m.
Donald Trump has finally nominated a United States ambassador for Switzerland. Since January the embassy in Bern has ...
Schneider-Ammann claims US meeting success in tweets

Schneider-Ammann claims US meeting success in tweets

July 19, 2017, 7:05 a.m.
In a series of tweets, the Swiss Economics Minister Johann Schneider-Ammann has declared his two-day visit to the Uni...
Switzerland preparing to take part in G20 finance talks

Switzerland preparing to take part in G20 finance talks

July 7, 2017, 7:12 a.m.
As the G20 summit gets underway in Germany, Switzerland’s Finance Minister Ueli Maurer is preparing to take par...
Swiss Economics Minister set to meet Ivanka Trump

Swiss Economics Minister set to meet Ivanka Trump

July 3, 2017, 7:13 a.m.
It’s been announced that Swiss Economics Minister Johann Schneider-Ammann will meet Ivanka Trump, the daughter ...
Switzerland to be on the side-lines at G20 summit

Switzerland to be on the side-lines at G20 summit

July 3, 2017, 7:09 a.m.
The Swiss Finance Minister, Ueli Maurer, will travel to Hamburg in Germany later this week for the G20 summit.
WTO could be next in Trump's sights

WTO could be next in Trump's sights

June 12, 2017, 7:55 a.m.
Could the World Trade Organization be the next international body to be shunned by the United States?
Geneva hosts pro-science march

Geneva hosts pro-science march

April 24, 2017, 5:18 a.m.
Geneva joined the world on Saturday with its own march for science. Around 600 scientists and supporters marched in s...
EPFL trained Iranian scientist now in US

EPFL trained Iranian scientist now in US

Feb. 6, 2017, 8:55 a.m.
An Iranian scientist who studied at the EPFL and found herself stranded in Lausanne after President Trump banned nati...
Petition to ban Trump from Switzerland

Petition to ban Trump from Switzerland

Feb. 2, 2017, 9:08 a.m.
A petition has been launched in Switzerland, calling on the government to ban President Trump from the country.
Could US leave UN - and how long will Trump last?

Could US leave UN - and how long will Trump last?

Feb. 1, 2017, 9:17 a.m.
Another ominous move by the new Trump administration is a bill that’s been introduced into the House of Represe...
Iranian EPFL scientist denied entry to US

Iranian EPFL scientist denied entry to US

Jan. 31, 2017, 6:26 a.m.
A 30 year old scientist who studied at the EPFL in Lausanne has been barred from taking up a dream job at Harvard Uni...
Swiss foreign minister slams new US immigration controls

Swiss foreign minister slams new US immigration controls

Jan. 30, 2017, 9:52 a.m.
The Swiss foreign minister, Didier Burkhalter, says the new immigration restrictions put in place by President Trump ...
Trump prepares orders to slash UN funding

Trump prepares orders to slash UN funding

Jan. 27, 2017, 5:45 a.m.
President Trump is preparing to sign an executive order which could cut US funding to the United Nations by at least ...
Geneva women's rights march attracts thousands

Geneva women's rights march attracts thousands

Jan. 23, 2017, 10:47 a.m.
Geneva was one of the many cities across the world which took part in the global protest against Donald Trump and for...
Trump praises Switzerland in phone call to president

Trump praises Switzerland in phone call to president

Dec. 23, 2016, 5:20 a.m.
The Swiss president and the US president elect have held their first phone call.
Trump books call with Swiss president

Trump books call with Swiss president

Dec. 6, 2016, 10:35 a.m.
The Swiss President Johann Schneider-Ammann has told Swiss television that Donald Trump’s transition team has a...
Questions over Swiss donation to Clinton Foundation

Questions over Swiss donation to Clinton Foundation

Nov. 14, 2016, 8:07 a.m.
Weekend press reports are questioning the motives of the Swiss government making donations to the Clinton Foundation.
Swiss firm aims to build Trump wall

Swiss firm aims to build Trump wall

Nov. 14, 2016, 8:04 a.m.
Several Swiss firms believe they could benefit from the promised splurge in infrastructure spending in the United S...
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