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.
A French climate activist has been arrested after the private email service ProtonMail cooperated with authorities after a court ruling, logging details of a user before providing it to the police to identify a French citizen.
Hungary’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Peter Szijjarto has called for limiting Brussels' dominance over nations on the continent. Speaking to Swiss media, he accused the EU of “extortion” and questioned its authority.
Switzerland’s vaccination centers are high on the list of potential terrorist targets, the country’s secret service has claimed, adding that it was unaware of any concrete plots that could disrupt inoculation efforts.
Amid chaotic scenes in Kabul as thousands of Afghans attempt to flee the Taliban takeover, Switzerland has said it will not accept large groups of refugees from the war-torn country, but is prioritizing helping its local staff.
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