"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.
The defending Australian Open champion marched on, with another startling display of sweeping shots and breathtaking backhands. A new opponent awaits the Swiss legend in the final four.
Switzerland were utterly outplayed in the first period, but came to life after the break, recovering to win 2-1. Both goals came from players with Kosovo-Albanian roots, who had faced boos from the Serbian supporters.
German MPs investigating the case of Anis Amri have decided to go to court to get access to intelligence documents. They say Angela Merkel's government withheld what it knew about the Berlin Christmas market attacker.
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