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FIFA investigates Shaqiri and Xhaka celebrations

MOSCOW:  FIFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against Switzerland players Xherdan Shaqiri and Granit Xhaka, looking into their goal celebrations during Friday’s win over Serbia at the World Cup. Both players, who are ethnic Albanians…

Swiss marchers protest against Trump in Davos

ZURICH/DAVOS: Anti-capitalists marched through Swiss cities on Tuesday to protest a planned visit by U.S. President Donald Trump to the World Economic Forum (WEF) and broke through a security cordon in Davos. Leftists organizers called…

Swiss great Hingis quits for third and ‘final’ time

SINGAPORE: Swiss tennis great Martina Hingis announced her retirement on Thursday, signalling the end of a career which took her from 1990s teenage superstar to doubles world number one some 20 years later. The 37-year-old "Swiss Miss"…

Swiss ‘tax spy’ goes on trial in Germany

BERLIN: A Swiss man accused of spying on German officials who were hunting tax cheats goes on trial in Frankfurt on Wednesday, in a convoluted case that has strained ties between Bern and Berlin. Daniel M., 54, was arrested in Frankfurt…

Swiss glacier collapses, after hundreds evacuated

GENEVA: Part of the Swiss alpine glacier Trift in the country's south collapsed on Sunday, but caused no damage or casualties and residents evacuated from the area can return home, police in Valais canton said. More than 220 people…