Swiss experts produce sustainable chocolate amid cacao tree decimation

As bugs threaten to decimate cacao trees in South America, but experts can now harness the full potential of the cocoa fruit.

This hotel in the Swiss Alps could help Israeli's mental health - but the catch is the cost

Clinic Les Alps offers an exclusive hospitality experience with high standards, and its treatments are precisely and individually adjusted for each patient.


Eurovision 2024: Israel's Eden Golan comes in fifth, Switzerland wins contest

“The Code” by Nemo took the top prize with lyrics about artist coming to terms with their non-binary identity

Hotel in Switzerland offers Israelis a week's stay for NIS 180,000

Near Lake Geneva, a therapeutic hotel offers Israelis kosher food and post-trauma treatments due to the war. Price: Over NIS 200,000 per week,


Swiss vote to ban swastika in crackdown on extremist symbols

The lower house of parliament voted to prohibit one of the most infamous symbols of Adolf Hitler's National Socialist regime following concerns about rising antisemitism.


The power of human touch: A friendly pat on the back improves basketball performance

In difficult situations, physical touches like a hug or a pat on the back can reduce stress, though whether this influences performance in stressful life situations is yet to be studied in detail.

Switzerland to try Assad's uncle for crimes against humanity

The office said in a statement that Rifaat al-Assad, 86, had been charged with "ordering homicides, acts of torture, cruel treatments and illegal detentions."


Orthodox Jewish man stabbed in Switzerland, police probe antisemitic attack

The Swiss Federation of Jewish Communities said the Jewish community's security arrangements were being reviewed after the attack.

Switzerland to ban Hamas over October 7 massacre

The Swiss government said under the new legislation, Hamas and "cover or successor organizations," as well as organizations or groups that act on its behalf or in its name, will be banned.


Outrage in Davos: Ski rental refuses service to Jews, sparks investigation

The discriminatory stance was revealed through a notice in Hebrew, stating due to "several very annoying incidents," including theft, the service to Jewish individuals would cease.

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