Two die as Swiss army helicopter crashes on Alpine mountain pass

Two Swiss army pilots were killed Wednesday when their helicopter crashed on the St Gotthard mountain pass, air force commander Aldo Schellenberg said.

The Solar Impulse 2 aircraft

The Solar Impulse 2 was built to fly around the world, powered only by the sun.

Solar Impulse feat may fuel progress in aviation, experts say

The world trip of the Solar Impulse 2 airplane is not the dawn of sun-powered commercial air travel, but it has fuelled innovations in aviation and other areas, according to engineering experts....

Bomb alert on Israeli airliner en route to Tel Aviv

There was a bomb alert on an Israeli passenger airplane that flew over Switzerland en route from New York to Tel Aviv on Tuesday, according to Skyguide, the company that monitors Swiss airspace....

Pollster projects massive defeat for Swiss basic income referendum

A pollster projects a huge defeat for a referendum in Switzerland on whether to introduce an unconditional basic income.

Dutch premier: Compromise on EU-Ukraine deal could take months

The Dutch vote against strengthening ties between the European Union and Ukraine could lead to lengthy negotiations about compromises in the implementation of the association agreement, Dutch...

Swiss embassies to enable contact between Iran, Saudi Arabia

Switzerland will facilitate diplomatic contact between Iran and Saudi Arabia via its embassies, the country's Foreign Ministry said Sunday in Bern.