Canton of Zürich

Dozens Injured in Train Accident in Austria

Up to 40 people were injured, most of them lightly, when two train carriages collided in the Austrian city of Salzburg on Friday, rescuers and the rail company said.

"Shortly before the departure of the train, which links Zurich to Vienna, two carriages collided for unknown reasons," fire service official Reinhold Ortler told O1 radio.

Spectacular Heist: USD 5 Million were Stolen from the Luggage Compartment of a Plane in 6 Minutes

Five million dollars in cash were stolen from the luggage compartment of a Lufthansa airplane that had to fly to Switzerland from an airport near the Brazilian city of San Paolo, France press quoted the local police.
The spectacular robbery was carried out on Sunday for six minutes by five men who invaded the runway, threatened security officers, stole the money and fled.

Thieves Steal US$5 million in Cash From Lufthansa Cargo Plane on Tarmac in Brazil

A group of thieves stole US$5 million in cash, which had been due to travel from Brazil to Switzerland aboard a Lufthansa jet, at a large freight airport near Sao Paulo, police said Monday.

The spectacular heist, which took place late Sunday, was completed in a matter of minutes, and authorities have yet to arrest a suspect.

Injury makes Mitroglou doubtful for Greece's friendlies

Greece striker Costas Mitroglou has suffered a leg muscle injury and will stay out of action for the next three or four weeks, making him doubtful for the national team's friendly games next month.

Mitroglou was injured while training with his club in France, Olympique Marseille, and is certain to miss his team's European games against Sporting Braga for the Europa League.

Man who swallowed more than 1kg of cocaine arrested at Athens airport

A 25-year-old man from Brazil has been arrested at Athens International Airport after an airport X-ray found more than 1kg of cocaine in his stomach wrapped in scores of small packets.

The man was stopped by officials on Sunday evening after landing on a flight from Rio de Janeiro via Zurich.