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Swiss extradite Kremlin-linked Russian businessman to United States

ZURICH (Reuters) - Kremlin-linked Russian businessman Vladislav Klyushin was extradited from Switzerland to the United States on Saturday, the Swiss justice ministry said, a move Russia said was part of…

Switzerland says it is open to compromise in COVID vaccine talks at WTO

GENEVA (Reuters) - Switzerland is open to compromise in talks on the intellectual property (IP) rights of COVID-19 vaccines and drugs at the World Trade Organization, but remains opposed to…

Swiss pursue ‘special path’ with big trade partner China -minister

ZURICH (Reuters) - Switzerland's foreign minister played down prospects for his neutral country to embrace Western sanctions against China over its human rights record as Bern pursues a "special path"…

Switzerland recommends COVID-19 booster shots for over 65s, but not general population

BERLIN (Reuters) -Switzerland said on Tuesday it was recommending COVID-19 booster shots for people over 65 but not for the general population. The vaccinations would start from mid-November and should…

German millionaires rush assets to Switzerland ahead of election

By Oliver Hirt ZURICH (Reuters) - A potential lurch to the left in Germany's election on Sunday is scaring millionaires into moving assets into Switzerland, bankers and tax lawyers say.…

Switzerland, Iceland, 7 EU nations okay SII’s Covishield vaccine, day after India’s request

Zurich [Switzerland], July 1 (ANI): A day after external affairs minister S Jaishankar said he has taken up with European Union to accept COVID-19 vaccines, such as Covishield and Covaxin,…

11 Myanmar diplomats in US, Switzerland refuse to return home

Naypyitaw [Myanmar], June 29 (ANI): Eleven Myanmar diplomats in the United States and Switzerland have refused to return and are creating a united front as they seek to remain in…

Fully vaccinated persons from India can enter Switzerland without COVID test, quarantine, announces Swiss government

Zurich [Switzerland], June 29 (ANI): As Switzerland relaxed COVID-related restrictions from June 26, the government's Federal Council of Public Health has informed that persons from countries with a variant of…