Swiss assets

Switzerland is a known destination for money from all over the world due to its strict banking secrecy laws and low financial risk. Now an extraordinary leak of data from Credit Suisse, Switzerland’s second-largest lender, has exposed how the bank

Revisiting Swiss cases

The government has decided to revisit the infamous Swiss bank accounts cases against former president Asif Ali Zardari. It was widely perceived that the case involving millions in kickback was shelved forever and cannot be reopened but now the PTI

Swiss voters narrowly approve ‘burqa ban’

GENEVA: Swiss voters narrowly backed a ban on full face coverings in public places in a decision branded as discriminatory by opponents. Official results showed that 51.2 percent of voters, and a clear majority of federal Switzerland’s cantons, supported the

Swiss authorise Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine

BASELL: Switzerland has approved the use of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, with immunisation set to start just after Christmas as the country battles rising coronavirus cases. The Swissmedic regulatory authority said it had given the green light following a two-month review.

Federer wows fans with video of tennis trick shots

GENEVA: Tennis ace player Roger Federer delighted fans by posting a video on Twitter showing him executing some trademark trick shots against a wall in the snow. The 20-times Grand Slam champion last played at the semi-finals of the Australian

Imran Khan appears on Time cover ahead of WEF meeting

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan will be in attendance as the rich and powerful from across the globe assemble this week at the Swiss ski resort town of Davos. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the event in the

Swiss firms should invest in tourism sector: President 

ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi has said India’s illegal actions to alter the disputed status of Indian occupied Jammu and Kashmir and the imposition of communication blockade not only contravene numerous UNSC resolutions and international law but also blatantly violate

PM meets Swiss President on sidelines of UNGA session

NEW YORK:  Prime Minister Imran Khan has met President of the Swiss Ueli Maurer on the sidelines of 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly. The two leaders discussed bilateral, regional and multilateral issues. They also agreed to enhance