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Flooding of Rhone River causes severe road and rail traffic disruptions

Flooding of Rhone River causes severe road and rail traffic disruptions

Following heavy rainfall on Saturday and during the night, the Rhone River and its tributaries have flooded. Keystone / Jean-Christophe Bott Due to flooding in canton Valais, southern Switzerland, the A9 motorway between Sierre and Sion is closed. The entire canton is on alert, cantonal authorities said on Sunday. This content was published on June...

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UNRWA head calls on Switzerland to resume financial support

UNRWA head calls on Switzerland to resume financial support

UNRWA head Lazzarini met with Swiss politicians. KEYSTONE/© KEYSTONE / SALVATORE DI NOLFI The director of the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), Philippe Lazzarini, has called on Switzerland and the European Union to resume their support for the organisation. This content was published on March 26, 2024...