Tag: Switzerland

C.I.A. Secrets Could Surface in Swiss Nuclear Case

NYTimes: A seven-year effort by the Central Intelligence Agency to hide its relationship with a Swiss family who once acted as moles inside the world’s most successful atomic black market hit a turning point on Thursday when a Swiss magistrate recommended…

Gaddafi urges ‘holy war’ against Switzerland

On Thursday Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi called for a “Jihad”, or holy war, against Switzerland for imposing a ban on the construction of minarets in the country last year.

Swiss leave Tripoli embassy after Libya stand-off

TRIPOLI (Reuters) – Two Swiss businessmen left the shelter of their country’s embassy in Tripoli on Monday after Libyan police had surrounded the building in a long-running row which has drawn in governments across Europe.