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The Swiss are celebrating their National Day, not only here but in every country where Swiss people are now living and working.
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Switzerland offered its good offices to arrange negotiations between Algerian and French delegations, which led to the end of the Algerian War.
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On August 4, 2021, the Locarno Film Festival opens for the 74th time. We'll be there to bring you insights and behind-the-scenes exclusives.
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The rupture of diplomatic ties between the US and Iran in the wake of the Iranian revolution led Switzerland to represent US interests in Iran.
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Stretching over several decades, meetings in Geneva between American presidents and Syrian president Hafez al-Assad, raised hopes of peace in the...
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Castro flew to Geneva in 1998. His hopes to initiate ties with Clinton were dashed, but he left a lasting impression on the international community.
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The Israeli film “The Dead of Jaffa” is screening as part of Yesh! Film Festival in Zurich.
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When Joe Biden meets Vladimir Putin in Geneva on June 16, it won’t be the first time the leaders of two superpowers hold a summit in the Swiss city.
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The Zurich University of the Arts (ZHdK) is one of three European institutions cooperating with a university in China with ties to the military.
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Published in German in 2013, Hans Peter Riegel's biography of Joseph Beuys destroyed many myths created by the artist himself.
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An exhibition at the Alpine Museum in Bern investigates the similarities between the two mountain nations, North Korea and Switzerland.
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The prestigious Prix de Lausanne international ballet competition began last Sunday. But this year's edition is taking place by video.
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In Switzerland, over two-thirds of the population aged 15 or over in Switzerland regularly use more than one language.
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Semih Yavsaner introduces himself and his stage character.
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Dès 1945, Gabrielle Chanel a vécu une dizaine d’années sur les bords du lac Léman.
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SWI swissinfo.ch travelled to Montreux to find out why the rock group Queen has such a lasting appeal in the sleepy lakeside town.
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Koyo Kouoh speaks about Switzerland and her upbringing in the Zurich of the 1980s and 1990s.
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Switzerland was once a hot destination for stolen cultural artefacts. But now it’s trying hard to secure the return of treasures.
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The Swiss have a reputation for being rather humourless. But are they just misunderstood?
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Peter Preisig demonstrates the rich tones of his 'singing bowls' (Klanggshalen).
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