International talks on Syria in Switzerland end in silence

Talks between the United States, Russia, and regional stakeholders in the Syrian conflict ended Saturday evening in the Swiss city of Lausanne with no concrete results known.

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.

Swiss intelligence agency given greater surveillance powers

Swiss voters on Sunday gave their national intelligence service greater powers to spy on terrorist suspects and cyber criminals.

Swiss voters to decide on secret service's surveillance powers

Swiss voters went to the polls on Sunday to decide whether the national intelligence service should be granted greater powers to spy on terrorist suspects and cyber criminals.

Swiss probe Beckenbauer, ex-DFB officials over World Cup payment

Swiss prosecuting authorities have opened criminal proceedings against football great Franz Beckenbauer and former senior German football federation officials in connection with a payment made...

German lawmaker sees Britain's EU future on par with Turkey, Ukraine

Britain and its 27 EU partners face the thorny task of hashing out their future relationship after the country voted in June to leave the bloc - a complicated process that will take several years...

Knife-wielding assailant dies after launching Swiss train attack

A female train passenger and the Swiss man who attacked her both died on Sunday, one day after he launched a knife and fire assault on a train in north-eastern Switzerland, police said.

Seven injured in knife, flame attack in Swiss train

A 27-year-old man armed with a knife attacked several train passengers, injuring seven, in the Swiss canton of St Gallen on Saturday.

Woman calls in false bomb alert in Geneva to stop husband from flying

A woman triggered a false bomb alert at the airport in Geneva because she wanted to prevent her husband from flying away, Swiss prosecutors said on Wednesday.

Solar plane lands in Abu Dhabi after record-setting world journey

Solar Impulse 2 became the first solar-powered aircraft to circle the globe when it touched down in Abu Dhabi early Tuesday, the mission's team 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....

Solar Impulse 2 leaves Cairo on final leg to Abu Dhabi

Solar Impulse 2 took off early Sunday for Abu Dhabi on the 17th and last leg of its around-the-world journey, after an unexpected delay in Cairo due to bad weather.

Solar plane takes off on penultimate leg of round-the-world trip

Solar Impulse 2 has taken flight across the Mediterranean Sea from southern Spain to Cairo, on the penultimate leg of its around-the-world journey.

El Al flight from New York lands safely in Tel Aviv after bomb alarm

An El Al Israeli passenger plane from New York landed safely in Tel Aviv on Tuesday, after a bomb alarm turned out to be false, a spokeswoman said Tuesday.