Switzerland an open economy and welcomes free trade: President Maurer

New Delhi:Swiss President Ueli Maurer on Tuesday called for an open discussion among world leaders to tackle issues related to the global economy and asserted that Switzerland is an open economy that welcomes free trade. The World Economic Forum (WEF) has been one of the most important organisations we have and the Swiss government is […]

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Briton accused held in Switzerland for spy banker fraud

London: A Briton accused of swindling a woman out of her life’s savings while pretending be a spy posing as a banker has been arrested in Switzerland, British authorities said today. Mark Acklom, 45, is accused of posing as a Swiss banker during a year-long relationship with Carolyn Woods, 61, during which he allegedly tricked her […]

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Switzerland SC: Tamil Tigers not guilty of supporting a criminal organisation

Geneva: Switzerland’s supreme court today ruled that 13 alleged financiers of the Sri Lankan Tamil Tigers were not guilty of supporting a criminal organisation and let them walk free. Bringing to an end a nine-year process, the court found that prosecutors had not proved the accused had supported a criminal organisation. It acquitted five of them completely […]

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