Today marks the 70th anniversary of the agreement of the fourth and final Geneva Convention following an 85-year process of defining the rules of war
Thunberg, 16, is attending the five-day Smile For Future event in Lausanne, Switzerland, which will culminate in a "Fridays For Future" strike — also known as "school strike for climate."
Researchers in Switzerland have developed a technology which allows people with severely impaired motor functions to play video games, using only their minds.
Caster Semenya will not be allowed to compete at the World Championships later this year after the Swiss court overturned its ruling on testosterone regulations.
"The speed of global warming has never been as high as it is today," a study released on Wednesday has found.
Swiss minister under fire for tobacco sponsorship of Expo pavilion
Meet the Swiss league that's the antidote to football's super rich
The Fête des Vignerons began in 1797 and has developed from an annual street parade into a globally-recognised extravaganza.
The cockerel is now allowed out from 8am to 10pm from Monday to Friday and from 9am to 10 pm on Sundays.
Members of an aerial display team in the Swiss air force accidentally conducted a fly-by over the wrong location, interrupting a local yodeling festival.
A Swiss military school in Germany has been placed under quarantine after 50 soldiers had to be taken to hospital with "severe" sickness.
Is achieving peace, development and stability a pipe dream? It is the main question being asked at 2019's Crans Montana Forum.
Agnes Callamard, the UN special rapporteur for extrajudicial executions, presented her report at the Human Rights Council, of which Saudi Arabia is a member.
"Those responsible must be punished," Hatice Cengiz said on Tuesday during a "Silencing Dissent" event at the UN European headquarters in Geneva.
Voting begins on Monday
Study across 355 cities in 40 countries should people are more likely to return a wallet the money it has in it
A passenger on a flight from Pristina in Kosovo to Switzerland has captured the moment a plane hit a severe pocket of turbulence.
Ten people were injured in the incident aboard the ALK Airlines flight including a flight attendant who was thrown into the ceiling.
A Human Rights Council panel is to review a complaint by the American Federation of Teachers against the "inhumane (U.S.) policy of tearing immigrant children from their families who come to our borders seeking asylum and protection."
The IOC headquarters has been presented with a prestigious energy and environmental award.
Prices for big-name artists holding firm, say experts.
Women across Switzerland are going on strike on Friday to demand more "pay, time, respect" as the gender pay gap hovers around 20%.
While stock markets have slowed globally, the ultra-high end of the art market has grown to €59 billion.
The world's largest art fair
At least five people were hurt after the cable supporting a gondola at a Swiss mountain resort snapped during maintenance work.
Mike Pompeo said the U.S. is prepared to engage with Iran about its nuclear programme but first needs to see the country behaving like "a normal nation."