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Swiss Army Greenlights Islamic Headscarf for Female Soldiers

The Islamic headscarf is compatible with the Swiss army dress code, Federal Councilor Guy Parmelin has told local media, confirming reports that a hijab-wearing Muslim is enrolled in Switzerland’s school of recruits for the first time.

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Swiss Lawmakers Approve Step Towards Burqa Ban

GENEVA (AFP) – Switzerland’s lower house on Tuesday narrowly approved a draft bill on a nationwide burqa ban, the ATS news agency reported, but the measure remains far from coming into force.

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Swiss Public Optimistic About Brexit

A survey conducted by Swiss bank Credit Suisse shows the general public of Switzerland believe that their country’s economy will benefit from a Brexit. Though the mainstream media and establishment politicians have spread doom and gloom over the result of the British

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Europe’s Migrant Crisis Boosts Anti-Mass Migration Party In Swiss Election

“We should be helping our own people before giving them handouts,” says Gianpaolo Ferrari, glancing towards the African men clustered around Chiasso’s main square. The 58-year-old restaurant worker in this small southern Swiss town on the Italian border echoes sentiments