Tag: Switzerland

Switzerland Indict Three Over Alleged al-Qaeda Propaganda

GENEVA (AP) — Federal prosecutors in Switzerland on Thursday announced indictments of the leader of a prominent Swiss Islamic group and two other top members over alleged al-Qaida propaganda videos posted on YouTube. Contacted by phone in Bangladesh, one of the suspects rejected the case as “politically motivated.”

Swiss Vote to Ditch Nuclear Power In Favour Of Renewables

BERN (AP) – Swiss voters are supporting a referendum to withdraw the country from nuclear power in favour of renewable energy. A projection from Sunday’s referendum shows a majority of cantons (states) voted for the plan. Under Switzerland’s direct democracy system,

France Expels Swiss Islamist Preacher

PARIS (AFP) – France on Saturday expelled controversial Swiss Islamist preacher Hani Ramadan who posed “a serious threat to public order”, the interior ministry said. Ramadan, whose brother is the intellectual Tariq Ramadan and whose grandfather founded Egypt’s radical Muslim Brotherhood, was