On Sunday the Swiss will vote on whether to provide the entire population with a basic, unconditional income, a world first.
Commodities giant Glencore cut its copper and zinc production in the first quarter as it struggles to rein in the abundance of supply.
A FIFA appeal committee rejected a bid by president Sepp Blatter and UEFA chief Michel Platini to overturn their 90-day bans while Swiss police pursue a criminal inquiry.
TAG Heuer, the Swiss watchmaker that is part of the French luxury goods groupLVMH, showed off its first Internet-connected wristwatch designed withGoogle and Intel.
Outgoing FIFA president Sepp Blatter blamed England, the United States and Michel Platini for the corruption scandal engulfing the organisation.
FIFA president Sepp Blatter appealed against the 90 day ban that forced him out of office, a report said as world football's sleaze-tainted governing body headed into months of turmoil over how to find a new leader.
UEFA leader Michel Platini hit out at "insidious" leaks claiming he faces a 90-day suspension from world football's governing body FIFA.
FIFA presidential candidate Chung Mong-Joon said he plans to start legal action against world football leader Sepp Blatter who he slammed as "a hypocrite and a liar."
UEFA chief Michel Platini is "still determined" to run for the FIFA presidency as successor to Sepp Blatter in next February's elections, despite "doubts" about his integrity.
The future of embattled FIFA president Sepp Blatter and his heir-apparent Michel Platini was in play, as they faced scrutiny by the football world body's ethics committee.
Prince Ali bin al Hussein, who led a challenge against Sepp Blatter this year, hit out at FIFA leaders links to corruption ahead of his entry into the FIFA presidential race.
German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier urged the European Union to negotiate with Switzerland on Bern's plans for new quotas on immigration from the bloc.
Kazakhstan ended up in the 10 World’s Worst Performers in Economy compiled by Bloomberg.
The number of alleged money laundering transactions linked to the 2018 and 2022 World Cups bids won by Russia and Qatar has ballooned from 53 to 81.
One of seven FIFA officials detained in Switzerland in May as a massive corruption scandal erupted has agreed to be extradited to the United States.
The US investigation into world football governing body FIFA is modeled after an operation against an organized crime gang.
Sepp Blatter resigned as president of FIFA in a stunning capitulation to critics as a mounting corruption scandal engulfed world football's governing body.
South Africa denied that a $10 million payment it made in 2008 was in any way a bribe to FIFA for the 2010 World Cup.
Several members of FIFA's executive committee have already been questioned by the Swiss justice, and president Sepp Blatter could also be quizzed "in the future if needed".
Swiss police on Wednesday raided the headquarters of FIFA, seizing documents in a probe linked to fraud in the awarding of the 2018 and 2020 World Cups.