The long-time exposed photo shows the headlamps of mountaineers climbing the 4,477m-high Matterhorn above Zermatt, Switzerland, on Tuesday morning Read more
A Greater Flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus) turns his egg at the zoo in Basel, Switzerland, on Tuesday. Since May, about 20 chicks have hatched at the zoo, which has been rearing the birds for the past 55 years. Read more
Priests attend an ordination mass of the breakaway fundamentalist Roman Catholic Society of St Pius X in Econe, western Switzerland on Friday. Some 2,000 worshippers attended the ceremony held under a giant tent outside the chapel in Econe, which was celebrated mainly in Latin. Read more
A Swiss Air Force helicopter on Tuesday transports a mobile water pump during an exercise in front of the nuclear power plant near the northern Swiss town Leibstadt. The Swiss Federal Nuclear Safety Inspectorate tested, in co-operation with the air force and the power plant operators, the transport of technical emergency equipment by air.
The Dalai Lama listens to an explanation by the president of the National Council Maya Graf during his visit to the Swiss House of Parliament on April 16 2013 in Bern. His Holiness will conclude his six-day visit to Switzerland on Wednesday with a visit to the Tibet Institute Rikon, near Zurich.
A technician stands near the equipment of the Compact Muon Solenoid experiment at the Organization for Nuclear Research (Cern) in the French village of Cessy near Geneva in Switzerland on April 15 2013. As hundreds of engineers and workers start two years of work to fit out the giant LHC particle collider to reach deep into unknown realms of nature, Cern physicists look to the vast machine to unveil by the end of the decade the nature of the mysterious dark matter that makes up a quarter of the universe and perhaps find new dimensions of space.