States need an appropriate instrument to respond to serious violations of international humanitarian law, to prevent such crimes in the future.
F1 legend Michael Schumacher has emerged from a five-month induced coma following his skiing accident in December.
Syria: The long road to finding peace after years of war.
The Swiss government says it regrets South Africa's decision to terminate the bilateral investment treaty between the two countries.
According to the 2012-2013 report, the world's most competitive country is, believe it or not, Switzerland. Huh, you shrug, Switzerland?
Not joining the union has paid off for the Swiss, although tough times are ahead for them too, writes Lisa Steyn.
Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies says Switzerland is the "key partner" for investment into South Africa.
Following the civil uprising in Egypt, a slump in investment and legal challenges to state land sales have thrown the real estate sector into turmoil.
Davos has called for global action against cybercrime, saying countries should have clear laws against it.
President Jacob Zuma is in for a busy few weeks as he leaves for Qatar on Monday to strengthen political and economic relations between the countries.
Egyptian and Swiss archaeologists have unearthed what is estimated to be the 1 100-year-old tomb of a female singer in the Valley of the Kings.
British Prime Minister David Cameron will block attempts to introduce EU-wide financial transaction tax based on fears of harming jobs and prosperity.
MÃ©decins Sans FrontiÃ¨res (MSF) has made a renewed call for the safe release of two Spanish workers who were kidnapped in Somalia in October.
Fifa has sold rights to sell corporate tickets at the 2018 & 2022 World Cups for $300m to Match, which lost $50m in its 2010 World Cup venture in SA.
Iran has demanded an official apology from the Obama administration over US claims that Tehran plotted to kill the Saudi ambassador to Washington.
Robert Mugabe has warned Switzerland he would "reciprocate" after his wife and top officials were denied visas to attend a UN meeting there.
Germany's top court will decide on the legality of Europe's rescue fund in a landmark ruling with major implications for future aid.
After a series of corruption scandals that has beset Fifa in recent months, its re-elected president, Sepp Blatter, promised to implement reforms.
Sepp Blatter is set to be re-elected as head of Fifa on Wednesday after attempts by English officials to force a postponement ended in defeat.