"Schwingen" is a popular sporting activity in Switzerland. Each summer, tens of thousands of people flock to see this unusual kind of wrestling at special contests. The winners are treated like royalty.
Switzerland's biggest Alpine festival opened with a day of yodeling, alphorn-blowing and rock-throwing on Saturday at Interlaken. Some 150,000 visitors are expected at the event held about once every 12 years.
Ancient Persians were visually oriented and close to nature. Artifacts that only narrowly escaped theft are now on show for the first time outside of Iran. The German exhibition reveals the origins of present-day Iran.
In a rematch of last year's German Cup Final, Borussia Dortmund got their revenge after a dramatic finish. The result means that Dortmund won on a weekend when Bayern Munich could not.
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