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Man launches 'chainsaw rampage' in Switzerland

A man with a chainsaw has reportedly launched a rampage in a town in Switzerland injuring at least five people, local media reported with reference to the police. Police descended on the area’s old town amid reports that an …

Turkish diplomats seek asylum in Switzerland

Switzerland is processing asylum requests from hundreds of Turkish citizens, including a few diplomats, swissinfo.ch reports. At a parliamentary Q&A session this week, the Swiss cabinet confirmed that 408 Turkish citizens had …

Geneva holds new inter-Syrian round of peace talks

Syrian government and opposition delegations started today a new round of peace talks at the UN headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, after 10 months of the failure of the last attempt to end the conflict, Prensa Latina reports. …

Zarif: Iran can cooperate with Saudi

Iran and Saudi Arabia should be able to work together to help end conflicts in Syria and Yemen, after successfully cooperating over Lebanon last year, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said at the World …

Iran’s Zarif to address Davos forum

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrived in Switzerland to take part in the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum underway in Davos. Heading a high-ranking delegation, Zarif arrived in Davos to address …

Ilham Aliyev holds meetings in Davos

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev held a series of meetings at the World Economic Forum, which is taking place in Davos, Switzerland. Yesterday, the President met with President of the Swiss Confederation …

CAS upholds FIFA ban on Blatter

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said it had dismissed Joseph Blatter's appeal and that his six-year ban from all football-related activities remained in force, as from October 8, 2015.  It also said …

Iran confirms participation in Lausanne talks

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will take part in the Saturday ministerial talks on Syria in Lausanne, Iranian Foreign Ministry said in a statement. Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi …

Lavrov can meet with Kerry, Cavusoglu

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov could hold bilateral talks with US Secretary of State John Kerry, as well as with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on the sidelines of Syria talks …