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  • Jets
    May 18, 2014 22:20 IST

    Wealthy Swiss voters say no to world's highest minimum wage, block fighter jets

    About 76% of voters in the nation dismissed the proposal made by Swiss union SGB and backed by the Socialist and Green parties for a minimum wage of 22 Swiss francs ($25 or approximately Rs 1464 at current exchange rates) per hour, final results showed.

  • Child abuse
    May 16, 2014 07:39 IST

    Singapore: Indian woman charged for abusing maid

    A 31-year-old Singaporean woman of Indian-origin was charged in a court here for abusing her Indonesian maid by using hot iron to hurt her legs.

  • kim jong un
    May 16, 2014 07:33 IST

    New N Korea warships raise sanctions doubts

    Satellite images have picked out two new North Korean warships -- the largest it has constructed in 25 years and an important "wake-up call" on the effectiveness of sanctions, a US think-tank said Friday.

  • bomb explosions
    May 16, 2014 07:29 IST

    Motorcycle bomb wounds 16 in Pakistan: police

    A bomb planted on a motorcycle exploded outside a restaurant in Pakistan's garrison city of Rawalpindi wounding 16 people, police said on Friday.

  • Ferry capsizes off South Korea coast
    May 06, 2014 08:49 IST

    South Korean diver dies in ferry search operation

    A diver lost consciousness and died on Tuesday during the search operation for victims still missing after last month's South Korean ferry disaster.

  • A BSF soldier stands guard near international border at Suchet Garh in Ranbir Singh Pura, about 27 kms from Jammu
    May 04, 2014 12:29 IST

    Pak violates ceasefire third time in nine days

    Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire for the third time in nine days by firing with small arms and automatic weapons on Indian posts along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district.

  • mh370 bluefin-21
    Apr 26, 2014 11:43 IST

    Undersea hunt for MH370 set to be extended

    The undersea search for missing MH370 is to be extended beyond the small area identified as its most likely resting place as the quest for any sign of the missing plane enters its 50th day on Saturday.

  •  Lagos
    Apr 14, 2014 17:28 IST

    Nigeria bus station bombing kills 71, wounds 124

    The confirmed toll from the bombing of a bus station near the capital Abuja on Monday is 71 killed and 124 wounded so far

  • Crimea, Ukrainian soldier
    Mar 19, 2014 13:11 IST

    Russian troops storm Ukraine's naval headquarters, US warns Moscow

    The United States warned Moscow it was on a 'dark path' to isolation on Wednesday after Russian troops stormed Ukraine's naval headquarters in the Crimean port of Sevastopol and raised their flag. | India walks a tightrope over Crimea row | How seriously does Russia's Vladimir Putin take US threats?