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Arnd Wiegmann

Shrinking Swiss glacier gets a climate-change postcard

Nov 17 2018

JUNGFRAUJOCH, Switzerland Switzerland's Aletsch glacier is western Europe's largest expanse of ice, but Swiss scientists say it's receding at an unprecedented pace, losing up to 12 meters (13 yards) of ice a year. | Video

Up to 20 feared dead in Swiss Alps plane crash

Aug 05 2018

FLIMS, Switzerland Up to 20 people are feared dead after a small plane crashed in the Swiss Alps.

Alpine rescuer sees 'minimal chance' for missing German businessman

Apr 11 2018

ZERMATT, Switzerland Missing German retail boss Karl-Erivan Haub has "a minimal chance" of rescue four days after he failed to return from an off-piste skiing tour in the Alps, a Swiss search official said on Wednesday.

Chainsaw attacker targets insurer in Swiss rampage, still on run

Jul 24 2017

SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland A chainsaw-wielding loner who mostly lived in the woods stormed into an insurance office in a Swiss town on Monday, wounding two members of staff and three other people before fleeing, police said. | Video

A room without a view: second life for Swiss army bunkers

Jan 07 2016

AIROLO, Switzerland For upwards of almost $200 a night, guests at a Swiss hotel might expect to catch a glimpse of the towering Alps or overlook one of the country's famous lakes.

A room without a view - second life for Swiss army bunkers

Jan 07 2016

AIROLO, Switzerland For upwards of almost $200 a night, guests at a Swiss hotel might expect to catch a glimpse of the towering Alps or overlook one of the country's famous lakes.

Asian visitors give Swiss tourism a silver lining

Jul 30 2012

JUNGFRAUJOCH, Switzerland Wearing two thick brown sweaters on top of her blue-and-gold sari, Sujatha Thoota from Hyderabad, India still shivers as she looks onto the largest glacier in the Alps. It is the first snow she has ever seen.

Asian visitors give Swiss tourism a silver lining

Jul 28 2012

JUNGFRAUJOCH, Switzerland Wearing two thick brown sweaters on top of her blue-and-gold sari, Sujatha Thoota from Hyderabad still shivers as she looks onto the largest glacier in the Alps. It is the first snow she has ever seen.

Asian visitors give Swiss tourism a silver lining

Jul 28 2012

JUNGFRAUJOCH, Switzerland Wearing two thick brown sweaters on top of her blue-and-gold sari, Sujatha Thoota from Hyderabad, India still shivers as she looks onto the largest glacier in the Alps. It is the first snow she has ever seen.

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