Switzerland is a developed country in Europe. Its capital is Bern. Zurich and Geneva are the largest cities and economic centers. One of the country’s principles is armed neutrality. It is not a member of the EU, but part of the Schengen zone.
Russian officials and journalists flying to France for a Putin-Macron summit got some additional firepower on their tail when they were shadowed by fighter jets of the Swiss Air Force – as the locals' idea of hospitality.
In an incident that would make one glad that they’re not dropping bombs, the Swiss Air Force’s “Patrouille Suisse” aerobatic display team missed their target by about six kilometers when trying to perform a flyover on Saturday.
A trip to an art gallery in Switzerland turned into a nightmare for one mother last week after her lively three-year-old reached out and sent a sculpture worth $56,000 flying to the floor, much to the horror of onlookers.
South African runner Caster Semenya is eligible to run middle distances without reducing her naturally high testosterone level after the Swiss Federal Supreme Court temporarily suspended IAAF regulations, according to her lawyers.
Roughly 130 world leaders from 23 countries, ranging from royalty to industry and everything in between, will attend the 2019 Bilderberg Group this week, to discuss topics like Russia, Brexit and the future of AI.