BERN, Switzerland (AP) — Switzerland’s new attorney general is pushing parliament to give his office more tools to fight white-collar crime.
The country's maximum financial penalty on corporations for wrongdoing is just 5 million Swiss francs ($5 million), and that's “ridiculous,” Stefan Blaettler said Friday in an interview on the sidelines of his first press conference as attorney general.
NEW YORK (AP) — The NHL is going back to Europe this fall for its first games outside of North America since the start of the pandemic.
The league on Thursday announced the San Jose Sharks and Nashville Predators will play two games in Prague in October and the Colorado Avalanche and Columbus Blue Jackets will play two games in Tampere, Finland, in November as part of the 2022 Global Series.
BERLIN (AP) — A Swiss museum to which the late collector Cornelius Gurlitt bequeathed an art trove he amassed at his home said Friday it will relinquish ownership of works where no specific evidence has been found they were looted under Nazi rule, but where research points to “conspicuous circumstances.”
BERLIN (AP) — Horst Eckel, the last surviving member of West Germany’s 1954 World Cup-winning team, has died. He was 89.
The German soccer federation said Eckel died Friday. It did not give a cause of death.
GENEVA (AP) — The Swiss government decided Friday to set up a dedicated embassy to the Vatican, for which Switzerland's ambassador to Slovenia is currently responsible.
Switzerland's governing Federal Council determined the current arrangement “no longer allows all the work entailed by Switzerland’s diplomatic relations with the Holy See to be accomplished efficiently,” a government statement said.
BERLIN (AP) — It was a tale of three strikers as the Champions League group stage started on Tuesday.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored but lost on his return with Manchester United, then Robert Lewandowski and Romelu Lukaku both led their teams to victory in their opening games.
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — President Joe Biden is nominating two major Democratic donors to serve as ambassadors to Argentina and Switzerland.
The White House announced Friday that Biden has picked LGBT rights activist and philanthropist Scott Miller to serve as his administration's envoy to Bern and trial lawyer Marc Stanley to serve in Buenos Aires.
THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities have arrested a 48-year-old Romanian man wanted in Switzerland over the theft of four watches with a total worth of over 1 million euros ($1...
GENEVA (AP) — For Swiss federal officials, it's no more jetting to Paris for business: They'll need to go greener...
Former Swiss women’s goalie Florence Schelling was named general manager of one of the nation’s top men’s professional teams, SC Bern, on Wednesday...