Hostage taking on a train in Switzerland: a man with an ax and a knife kidnapped 15 people and was killed by the police

Hostage taking on a train in Switzerland: a man with an ax and a knife kidnapped 15 people and was killed by the police

A train passes by the station near where a man armed with an ax and a knife held 15 hostages on a train for nearly four hours until police stormed the train and fatally wounded him late on February 8, in Essert-sous-Champvent, near Yverdon-les-Bains, Switzerland, February 9, 2024. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse … Read more

The president of Iran had to cancel a trip to Switzerland because he was denounced for crimes against humanity

The president of Iran had to cancel a trip to Switzerland because he was denounced for crimes against humanity

Ebrahim Raisi, president of Iran, was denounced in Switzerland for crimes against humanity (Majid Asgaripour/WANA via REUTERS) (WANA NEWS AGENCY/) The president of Iran was denounced this Monday before the Swiss justice for crimes against humanity related to a purge of dissidents in 1988, a complaint that frustrated the trip … Read more

The impressive images of the winter storm in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and the Czech Republic

The impressive images of the winter storm in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and the Czech Republic

All flights from the airport Munich were grounded this Saturday, after a winter storm dumped snow in southern Germany and parts of Austria, Switzerland and the Czech Republic, affecting displacement throughout the region. After initially announcing the interruption of air traffic until noon on Saturday, the airport later announced the … Read more

Environmental alert in Switzerland: its glaciers have lost 10% of their volume in the last two years

Environmental alert in Switzerland: its glaciers have lost 10% of their volume in the last two years

ETH (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology) glaciologist and head of the Swiss measurement network Glamos, Matthias Huss, checks the thickness of the Rhône glacier near Goms, Switzerland (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader, file) (Matthias Schrader/) A panel from the Swiss Academy of Sciences reported a dramatic acceleration of glacier melting in the … Read more

Sexual abuse in the Church: an investigation identified a thousand cases in Switzerland in the last 70 years, the vast majority against minors

Sexual abuse in the Church: an investigation identified a thousand cases in Switzerland in the last 70 years, the vast majority against minors

Press conference in Zurich to present the investigation into sexual abuse in the Church. (Vatican News/Europa Press) (VATICAN NEWS/) An investigation into the sexual abuse in the Catholic Church in Switzerland has concluded that, since the middle of the 20th century, there have been a total of 1,002 cases of … Read more

Vittorio Emanuele of Savoy, son of the last king of Italy, put hundreds of jewels and belongings up for auction in Switzerland

Vittorio Emanuele of Savoy, son of the last king of Italy, put hundreds of jewels and belongings up for auction in Switzerland

Duke Victor Manuel and Princess Marina of Savoy arrive at Barajas Airport for the wedding of Crown Prince Felipe and Letizia Ortiz on May 20, 2004 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Carlos Álvarez/Getty Images). (Carlos Alvarez/) The son of the last king of Italy, Vittorio Emanuele of Savoyand his wife … Read more

Someone left 120 gold bars on a train in Switzerland, they couldn’t find the owner, and they were donated to the Red Cross

Someone left 120 gold bars on a train in Switzerland, they couldn’t find the owner, and they were donated to the Red Cross

Illustrative stock image. A mysterious cache of 120 gold bars found on a Swiss train is being delivered to the Red Cross (REUTERS/Denis Balibouse) (Denis Balibouse/) A mysterious stash of 120 gold bars found on a Swiss train it is being turned over to the Red Cross, prosecutors said Friday, … Read more