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Soft targets: The killing of Olaf Palme and Dulcie September

What was behind the assassinations in the 1980s of two key anti-apartheid figures: Swedish Prime Minister, Olof Palme, and senior ANC official, Dulcie September?

Swiss company accused of tax dodging in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe’s tax authority said ABB, one of Switzerland’s most profitable companies, avoided paying millions of dollars to the economically crippled country

Trump trial opens with fiery clashes over witnesses

The two sides squared off in fiery exchanges that circled around the procedures for the trial and gave the Democrats an opportunity to spell out their arguments for Trump's guilt on national television

Trump rejects climate ‘prophets of doom’ as Thunberg warns Davos

The 50th meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) got under way in the ski resort with an avowed focus on climate change but with starkly different visions over global warming laid bare

Sporting world mourns death of ‘true legend’ Niki Lauda

The legendary formula one driver died at the University Hospital Zurich in Switzerland on Monday night surrounded by his closest family members

Ready or not? Britain’s ‘no deal’ planning

Ahead of April 12, Britain has begun to put plans into place to cushion their potential push out of the European Union

Red Cross: Cyclone Idai survivors face ‘ticking bomb’ of disease

While aid workers have been rushing to bring emergency aid to the hundreds of thousands of affected people, there is a need to focus on sanitation

Lens turns on Swiss neutrality

An artist questions the relationship between Switzerland and apartheid South Africa

Switzerland challenges US tariffs at WTO

The Swiss economic affairs ministry says it has formally asked the US for "consultations" over tariffs of 25% on steel and 10% on aluminium

Rwanda can’t achieve reconciliation without fixing its democracy

As Rwanda marks the 24th anniversary of the 1994 genocide, much more needs to be done to unite the country

These five countries are conduits for the world’s biggest tax havens

These countries funnel major corporate money into secret offshore tax shelters, according to a new study.

​The world delelas Africa at its own peril

'I did not see a future, as viewed from a Global North perspective, that exists outside the capitalist paradigm’s devouring of human lives.'

​Switzerland shuts border as asylum seekers say their pleas have been ignored

Several hundred refugees have slept on towels and blankets in the park near Como’s train station since the Swiss clampdown began in mid-July.

Clockwork politics won’t tick in SA

It’s tempting, but the Swiss system that limits lawmakers’ clout isn’t realistic in this country.

Amid the deafening silence are bits and pieces of God

Maybe God also dwells in the small mercies of strangers, in the aha moments when humans connect deeply.

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