Trump administration puts WTO future under threat

Trump administration puts WTO future under threat

Dec. 10, 2019, 9:38 a.m.
The future of the Geneva based World Trade Organization is under threat as the system designed to enforce trading rul...
Pharmacist accidentally displays Trump-Pig poster

Pharmacist accidentally displays Trump-Pig poster

Nov. 5, 2019, 9:25 a.m.
A pharmacist in Zurich says he didn’t notice a poster he put up in his shop window was a photomontage of a pig ...
Swiss president heads to DC for first time since 1992

Swiss president heads to DC for first time since 1992

May 16, 2019, 6:45 a.m.
The Swiss president, Ueli Maurer, is travelling to the United States today to meet Donald Trump. One of the main item...
Hopes for new Swiss/US trade deal after Davos meeting

Hopes for new Swiss/US trade deal after Davos meeting

Jan. 7, 2019, 9:44 a.m.
Swiss politicians will use this month’s World Economic Forum meeting in Davos to breathe new life into a planne...
US President Trump to attend World Economic Forum 2019

US President Trump to attend World Economic Forum 2019

Dec. 19, 2018, 9:10 a.m.
The US President Donald Trump will be attending this year’s World Economic Forum meeting in Davos. 
Reports suggest second N.Korea/US summit could be in Switzerland

Reports suggest second N.Korea/US summit could be in Switzerland

July 11, 2018, 7:23 a.m.
A possible second summit between the North Korean leader and the US president could take place in Switzerland.
Swiss government reacts with caution after Singapore summit

Swiss government reacts with caution after Singapore summit

June 13, 2018, 6:51 a.m.
The Swiss government is reacting with caution following the summit with President Trump and the North Korean leader K...
Switzerland calls form restraint after US Iran deal pull out

Switzerland calls form restraint after US Iran deal pull out

May 9, 2018, 6:52 a.m.
The Swiss foreign ministry is calling for restraint on all sides after the US president Donald Trump says he is going...
Government tightens sanctions on N.Korea

Government tightens sanctions on N.Korea

April 26, 2018, 10:14 a.m.
The Swiss government is tightening sanctions against North Korea in line with a UN resolution which passed last Decem...
Switzerland hopes for US/N.Korea meeting

Switzerland hopes for US/N.Korea meeting

April 20, 2018, 6:46 a.m.
Switzerland is pushing to host the historic meeting between US president Donald Trump and the North Korean leader Kim...
Tax payers face big bill following Trump visit

Tax payers face big bill following Trump visit

April 4, 2018, 9:18 a.m.
Donald Trump’s short visit to Switzerland in January cost tax payers.
Geneva based email servers used by Cambridge Analytica

Geneva based email servers used by Cambridge Analytica

March 23, 2018, 6:56 a.m.
A Geneva based email service, ProtonMail, is confirming its systems were used by the controversial data company, Camb...
Trump former adviser, Steve Bannon, comes to Zurich

Trump former adviser, Steve Bannon, comes to Zurich

Feb. 22, 2018, 6:52 a.m.
President Trump’s former strategist Steve Bannon is due to make a speech in Zurich in two weeks and already a m...
African delegates at Davos may boycott Trump speech

African delegates at Davos may boycott Trump speech

Jan. 26, 2018, 8:01 a.m.
Delegates from African nations at the World Economic Forum’s meeting in Davos are threatening to boycott Presid...
Trump to arrive in Davos later today

Trump to arrive in Davos later today

Jan. 25, 2018, 8:39 a.m.
US President Donald Trump is due in Davos later today. Just before boarding Air Force One, Trump tweeted he would tel...
Police apologise to journalist after he was ordered to delete pictures at Davos

Police apologise to journalist after he was ordered to delete pictures at Davos

Jan. 25, 2018, 7:11 a.m.
A journalist covering a demonstration in Davos has received an apology from the police after he was ordered to delete...
Anti-Trump demos held across Switzerland

Anti-Trump demos held across Switzerland

Jan. 24, 2018, 6:21 a.m.
More than a thousand marched in Zurich last night, protesting the visit of the US President, Donald Trump to the Worl...
WEF honours celebrities with the Crystal Awards

WEF honours celebrities with the Crystal Awards

Jan. 23, 2018, 6:42 a.m.
The World Economic Forum’s meeting starts in earnest today as the mountain resort of Davos labors under increas...
Davos security in full force - including armed foreign agents

Davos security in full force - including armed foreign agents

Jan. 23, 2018, 6:40 a.m.
The security operation in Davos is now in full swing. Police officers from every canton in the country are on duty, a...
Merkel to attend Davos meeting

Merkel to attend Davos meeting

Jan. 22, 2018, 9:01 a.m.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel will attend this year’s annual World Economic Forum’s meeting in Davos wh...
US Secret Service already casing Davos ahead of Trump visit

US Secret Service already casing Davos ahead of Trump visit

Jan. 15, 2018, 7:10 a.m.
The US Secret Service is already in the mountain resort of Davos, checking the security ahead of President Trump&rsqu...
Anti-Trump demo in Bern passes off peacefully

Anti-Trump demo in Bern passes off peacefully

Jan. 15, 2018, 7:04 a.m.
An anti-Trump demonstration in Bern on Saturday passed off peacefully. The City Police had warned of clashes and prop...
Trump to hold Q and A in Davos

Trump to hold Q and A in Davos

Jan. 12, 2018, 6:47 a.m.
The head of the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos says there will be a question and answer session with president...
Risk of violence at Bern demonstration

Risk of violence at Bern demonstration

Jan. 12, 2018, 6:45 a.m.
Bern police are on alert ahead of an anti-World Economic Forum demonstration planned tomorrow in the capital.
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