Swiss drop sanctions against Muslim businessman

Switzerland has lifted travel restrictions on a Muslim businessman once suspected by the U.S. of links to al-Qaida.
The Secretariat for Economic Affairs says it has also unblocked bank accounts belonging to Youssef M. Nada.
Spokeswoman Rita Baldegger said Tuesday the move came after the U.N. Security Council deleted the 80-year-old from a terror-funding list.
Nada was banned from leaving his home in the tiny Italian exclave of Campione for almost eight years.
Nada and his associates have denied links to terrorism and accused Swiss authorities of taking part in a U.S.-led anti-Muslim campaign.