An 11-year-old boy from the canton of Bern died on Sunday after succumbing to injuries suffered while traversing the Gorner Glacier near Zermatt during an Alpine training course.
A 54-year-old Turkish man suspected of shooting dead four people in a Bern tearoom 15 years ago has been arrested in Turkey, Bern cantonal police said on Sunday.
Norway has threatened to reduce aid to Afghanistan, signalling increasing frustration among donor nations over the Kabul government's failure to implement reforms as NATO troops prepare to withdraw.
Sebastian Vettel extended his lead in this year's drivers' championship when he finally won on home soil on Sunday.
Irishman Dan Martin won the ninth stage of the Tour de France on Sunday after a dramatic day of racing left Team Sky and yellow jersey holder Chris Froome sorely exposed to rivals.
A woman was killed and two men were injured when a young man embarked on an unprovoked attack with a knife in the centre of Varberg in western Sweden on Sunday morning.
In a discreet laboratory in Kabul, a French military officer scans a long list of telephone numbers scrolling down a computer screen. "This is the call that triggered the explosion," he says, pointing.
Hammer world record-holder Betty Heidler warmed up for next month's world athletics championships in Moscow with her ninth German title in succession on Saturday.
Three men from the neo-Nazi Party of the Swedes (Svenskarnas Parti) followed and threatened former Social Democrat leader Mona Sahlin in Visby on Friday night, calling her a "traitor", according to a report in the Expressen daily.
The Solar Impulse, the experimental solar aircraft operated by two Swiss adventurers, landed in New York late Saturday, ending their transcontinental trip across the United States.
For years, Antonio Sanchez worked as a carpenter, sawing and planing wooden furniture for houses that sprang up along the Andalusian coast in Spain's construction boom.
Thrill-seekers got a scare Sunday as they fled half-tonne, sharp-horned fighting bulls charging through Pamplona in the opening run of Spain's San Fermin festival.
Malmö residents were urged to stay indoors on Saturday evening as smoke enveloped the city for the second time in a fortnight following a fire at a car repair firm in the harbour area of the city.
Italian investigators have said that the Vatican bank operated in a way that facilitated money laundering, according to leaked papers quoted by two Italian newspapers on Saturday following a three-year inquiry.
A drug trafficker believed by Italian investigators to be the biggest cocaine smuggler in the world was deported back to Italy from Colombia on Saturday after being arrested in a Bogota shopping mall with fake Venezuelan papers.
Tour de France leader Chris Froome fired a broadside at a cycling generation tainted by doping scandals as he insisted he is racing "100 percent" clean at the world's biggest and most notorious bike race.
Jamaican sprint sensation Usain Bolt raced to a world-leading time of 19.73 seconds in the 200m at the Diamond League meet in Paris on Saturday.