Category: Switzerland

Three injured in shooting at Islamic Centre in Zurich

A man burst into a Muslim prayer hall in Zurich on Monday and started shooting, injuring three men, according to police, who have launched a manhunt for the shooter. A body was found a few hundred metres (yards) from the scene, an AFP photographer said, but it was unclear if it was connected to the […]

Tentative nuclear deal could lift U.S. sanctions against Iran

Representatives from six countries reached a tentative agreement today in Lausanne, Switzerland, that, if finalized, would limit Iran’s nuclear program in exchange for the end of U.S.-led sanctions. The deal is set to be completed by June 30, though there are reportedly still important details to be settled. According to Reuters, Iran would suspend two-thirds […]

Russian troops pulled back from Ukraine border – Putin

In an apparent attempt to halt the escalating violence in southeastern Ukraine, President Vladimir V. Putin said on Wednesday that Russia was pulling troops back from the border, and he urged Ukrainian separatists to call off a referendum on sovereignty they had hoped to hold on Sunday. Speaking at the Kremlin after talks with the […]

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