22 July 2014, 1:53 am - president vladimir v. putin seems to be probing for a way out of the crisis of the downed malaysia airlines jet without appearing to compromise with the west.(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
21 July 2014, 10:22 pm - south korea’s most wanted man, a church leader and businessman whom prosecutors had hoped to arrest in connection with the ferry disaster that killed more than 300 people, has been found dead.(image)
21 July 2014, 10:04 pm - emergency medical workers who responded were suspended without pay as their hospital and the fire department review the incident.(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
21 July 2014, 9:22 pm - secretary of state john kerry will be leaning heavily on egypt, turkey and qatar — which have deep divisions over the islamic movement — to help broker a cease-fire as quickly as possible.(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
21 July 2014, 9:20 pm - a piece from the malaysia airlines plane in ukraine, examined in photographs by defense consultants, had damage consistent with that from a fragmenting warhead, the kind carried by an sa-11 missile.(image)
21 July 2014, 8:55 pm - the train bearing the bodies of the victims of malaysia airlines flight 17 finally began its long journey to get them out of ukraine’s war-torn badlands and closer to home.(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
21 July 2014, 8:47 pm - the worst kept secret in the technology industry right now is that the next iphones will be delivered with bigger screens this september, coming in 4.7 and 5.5-inch sizes. but if reports out of the far east are to be believed, the new iphone won't
21 July 2014, 8:40 pm - on a job search you need all the power you can muster. it isn't easy out there pounding the pavement, or staying at home and filling out endless job application forms. it's hard to get through a job search without a moderate-to-severe mojo drop. you
21 July 2014, 2:35 pm - the business world is changing fast, and companies need guidance to help them thrive. “managers are looking more widely for bright ideas – anything that will give them a competitive advantage,” says stuart crainer, co-founder (along
21 July 2014, 11:37 am - last week i was at a conference for the force united consortium, which is focused on helping companies build their software on the salesforce1 platform. the founders include kenandy, servicemax and apttus (i recently wrote a profile on apttus).
21 July 2014, 8:47 am - hollywood is increasingly in the business of making movies with disposable actors -- performers who are almost interchangeable and easily replaced. the special effects and bombastic action sequences required for the modern blockbuster cost many
20 July 2014, 8:11 pm - here's my list of seven steps for creating a customer-centric culture at your company. these figure in my work as a company culture consultant; i've found them to be central to creating a corporate customer service culture that's devoted from top to
20 July 2014, 2:41 pm - robert kennedy is obsessed with the notion that vaccines cause autism. he’s particularly obsessed with the discredited idea that thimerosal, a preservative used in some vaccines, causes autism. now kennedy is about to publish a new book on this
19 July 2014, 6:04 am - germany is considering ditching pcs and returning to the typewriter for sensitive documents in the wake of the nsa spying scandal, the head of the government's inquiry into the situation has admitted.
18 July 2014, 12:50 pm - once you realize that all of your power to capture a reader's attention - and i'm talking about your hiring manager here, a/k/a your boss - is in the story that you tell, you're going to view your resume differently. your resume has to tell a story.
15 July 2014, 5:30 am - a new report from libertarian think tank heartland institute claims that new government data debunks the concept of global climate change. however, an examination of the full data and some critical consideration shows that the organization, whether
22 July 2014, 8:30 am - swedish microbreweries have reacted with concern to new distribution regulations being imposed by the state controlled alcohol monopoly systembolaget, which they fear may put them out of business.
22 July 2014, 8:08 am - swiss-swedish engineering group abb and volvo buses of sweden have announced a joint project to develop a system for electric buses to recharge their batteries fast when at bus stops.
21 July 2014, 3:50 pm - swedish defence firm saab has declined to provide a bid for a 30 billion ($4.37 billion) danish fighter contract while reports indicate that us firm lockheed martin is set to land the deal.
21 July 2014, 3:22 pm - swedish truck maker volvo group said monday that it is considering considering its legal options after a us appeals court upheld a multimillion fine on environmental infringements of its marine engines.
21 July 2014, 11:36 am - updated: syrian refugees seeking a better life in sweden are being made to wait up for a year to get an embassy interview as the number of asylum applications has increased dramatically in the past year.
21 July 2014, 10:28 am - sweden's long hot summer looks set to continue for a while yet with temperatures expected to stay around the 26c mark in places but some beaches have had to turn bathers away due to high levels of bacteria in the water.
22 July 2014, 8:31 am - germany's foreign minister said monday the eu will "raise the pressure" on russia over the ukraine crisis following the downing of malaysian flight mh17 with a suspected missile.
22 July 2014, 8:27 am - bavaria’s interior minister has called for german border regions to be exempt from a controversial project to charge foreigners to use the country’s roads, sparking a row within his own party.
21 July 2014, 4:50 pm - the american jewish committee in berlin has filed a complaint with the city's police about anti-semitic slogans being chanted at pro-palestine rallies, while germany's jewish community on monday condemned an "explosion of evil and violent hatred of
21 July 2014, 4:30 pm - german typewriter manufacturers are enjoying a boom in sales following the nsa spying scandal. a german defence manufacturer switched to typewriters last year, while last week a leading politician called for the government to use the old technology.
21 July 2014, 2:44 pm - germany lags its rivals when it comes to innovation, according to global rankings. but in other measures it leads europe in technological progress. how innovative is the country really?
21 July 2014, 1:12 pm - four german citizens were among the 298 who died when malaysia airlines flight mh17 crashed in eastern ukraine on thursday. the women had all moved to different parts of the world to pursue their dreams.
21 July 2014, 12:39 pm - while russia's support of ukrainian separatists has led to its worst standoff with the west in post-soviet history, the kremlin cannot afford to disown them because that would spell a major geopolitical defeat and alienate the jingoistic masses at
21 July 2014, 12:21 pm - latvia has blacklisted russian pop stars valeriya, joseph kobzon and oleg gazmanov for their stance on the situation in ukraine, the latvian foreign affairs ministry said monday.
21 July 2014, 11:53 am - british prime minister david cameron on monday questioned france's plan to sell mistral helicopter carriers to russia, saying fulfilling such an order would be unthinkable in britain.
21 July 2014, 11:28 am - though the malaysia airlines crash that claimed 298 lives in war-torn eastern ukraine last week was a tragedy, it was not unprecedented, analysts told the moscow times on monday.
21 July 2014, 2:18 am - russia's severstal said on monday it had agreed to sell its two u.s. steel plants for $2.3 billion, withdrawing from the u.s. market at a time of rising tension between russia and the west.
17 March 2014, 3:00 pm - residents of crimea remained divided monday about the outcome of a weekend referendum in which voters chose overwhelmingly to split from ukraine and join russia, even as government agencies in the regional capital quickly moved to re-register
22 July 2014, 1:16 am - a woman with a green potato, a man with a fly in his ear and a child who drank from a dog's bowl were among the non-urgent 999 calls putting real emergencies at risk, the welsh ambulance service says.
22 July 2014, 1:37 am - the bjp has a request from some of its senior leaders in bihar- pick "another chai-wallah" to be the chief ministerial candidate for the state elections next year.(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
22 July 2014, 1:05 am - a roller skating instructor arrested for the alleged rape of a six-year-old in an elite school in bangalore had been sacked earlier for touching girls inappropriately despite numerous warnings, the sc...(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
22 July 2014, 1:05 am - evidence at the crash site of malaysia airlines mh17 has been tampered with on an industrial scale as part of an apparent cover-up attempt, australian prime minister tony abbott said on tuesday.(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
22 July 2014, 12:52 am - ishant sharma's hostile spell in the post-lunch session on day 5 of the lord's test consigned england to a 95-run defeat. this was india's first overseas test win since 2011 and sourav ganguly saluted...(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
22 July 2014, 12:37 am - sunil gavaskar downplayed the euphoria over india's historic win at lord's against england. the legendary batsman instead hailed the triumph as one of the country's most important given how a young si...(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
22 July 2014, 12:33 am - after his sensational allegations that three former chief justices of india made "improper compromises" to keep a corrupt judge, justice markandey katju today confronted one of them, justice rc lahoti...(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
22 July 2014, 12:22 am - three men were found unconscious on monday night in a car in delhi. they died after being taken to hospital, police said on tuesday.(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
22 July 2014, 12:22 am - a tv producer was found dead under unexplained circumstances last night near her apartment building in ghaziabad near delhi.(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
22 July 2014, 12:18 am - even if the entire world's police force is put on duty, rapes can probably be prevented only if the gods come down from heaven - this is the assessment of uttar pradesh governor aziz qureshi.(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
22 July 2014, 1:45 am - a series of water-related accidents across japan during marine day on monday has left six people dead, three missing and one in a critical condition, according to media and fire and disaster management agency reports.
on monday afternoon, hiroko
22 July 2014, 1:13 am - tokyo stocks rose 0.84% on tuesday, boosted by a weaker yen as traders returned from a three-day holiday weekend.
the benchmark nikkei 225 index climbed 127.57 points to 15,343.28, while the topix index of all first-section issues was up 0.79%, or
22 July 2014, 1:00 am - a taliban suicide attacker riding a motorbike killed at least four foreigners in a compound in kabul on tuesday, police said, in the latest blast to rock the capital during a prolonged impasse over presidential election results.
"our initial reports
22 July 2014, 12:50 am - a 61-year-old carpenter died at a construction site in tokyo on monday after a 30-kilogram wooden beam fell on him.
according to police, the accident occurred at around 9 a.m. at the construction site of a new residential building in itabashi ward.
22 July 2014, 12:49 am - police in kitakyushu said monday they have arrested a 54-year-old man after he drove his car through the entrance to a police station.
according to police, the incident occurred at the police station in kokurakita ward at around 11:50 p.m. sunday.
21 July 2014, 11:58 pm - japanese "talent" and model kiko mizuhara holds panasonic beauty's new nano care hair dryer at a press conference in tokyo on tuesday. mizuhara, 23, is the new image character for the brand. panasonic beauty unveiled four new products, including a
21 July 2014, 11:00 pm - a train carrying the remains of 280 people killed in the malaysian plane disaster was finally allowed to leave a rebel-held region in eastern ukraine as the militants declared a truce tuesday around the crash site.
five days after malaysia airlines
21 July 2014, 6:50 pm - texas gov rick perry is deploying up to 1,000 national guard troops to the texas-mexico border over the next month to combat what he said monday were criminals exploiting a surge of children pouring into the u.s. illegally.
perry, a vocal critic of
21 July 2014, 5:12 pm - we have more japanese “let it go” parody shenanigans for you, this time courtesy of a serious organization, the alliance for raising children. watch their governors throw themselves into recreating elsa’s soul-searching ballad while
21 July 2014, 5:09 pm - a portable shrine is ferried across matsushima bay on monday as part of the 67th shiogama port festival in shiogama city, miyagi prefecture. two local shrines were paraded through the streets before being loaded aboard decorative boats and
22 July 2014, 1:51 am -
lahore: an anti-terrorism court (atc) in lahore tuesday rejected the bail application of gullu butt, the main accused in the model town vandalism incident, dawnnews reported.
during the hearing, butt’s counsel presented the stance that his
22 July 2014, 1:32 am -
mansehra: at least 30 people were injured on tuesday when a bus fell into a ravine near balakot, dawnnews reported.
the accident took place in khyber pakhtunkhwa's mansehra district.
the injured persons were immediately shifted to a hospital. six of
21 July 2014, 11:53 pm -
karachi: a fire that swept into a garment factory tuesday morning in karachi's new karachi industrial area was tended by fire fighters, dawnnews reported.
the process of cooling was under way after the six fire brigades sent to the factory managed
21 July 2014, 11:48 pm -
kabul: a taliban suicide bomber detonated himself on tuesday outside kabul international airport, killing three foreign advisers and an afghan interpreter, police said.
the nationalities of the foreign advisers were not immediately clear.
21 July 2014, 11:15 pm -
gaza city: a police spokesman says israeli aircraft have hit more than 70 targets in the gaza strip, including the home of the late leader of hamas' military wing, five mosques and a football stadium.
ayman batniji says tank shells damaged several
21 July 2014, 7:24 pm -
islamabad: at a time when the country is virtually at war, the entire political leadership - both from the treasury and opposition camps - is out of the country, leaving the government and the political parties in the hands of second-tier
21 July 2014, 7:24 pm -
lahore: the single-judge model town inquiry tribunal on monday issued a final notice to tehreek minhajul quran for its participation in proceedings about the june 17 incident.
the tribunal comprising justice ali baqar najafi observed,
21 July 2014, 7:22 pm -
islamabad: two retired judges and a woman civil rights activist are in the race for the office of the chairperson of the first national commission on human rights (nchr) to be set up in the country.
prime minister nawaz sharif, after consultation
21 July 2014, 7:22 pm -
islamabad: the government has given an undertaking to the international monetary fund to amend the anti-money-laundering law and at least six other legislations and put together all debt-related responsibilities at one place by september this
21 July 2014, 7:22 pm -
islamabad: the federal government has placed the pakistan tourism development corporation (ptdc) under the administrative control of the cabinet division and decided to reconstitute its board of directors.
the new board, comprising 15 members, will
22 July 2014, 1:57 am - the conflict in the ukraine has cut hundreds of people off from life-sustaining drug substitution therapy, two delegates told the 20th international aids conference in melbourne today.
22 July 2014, 7:23 am - even as the un called for an immediate ceasfire in the region following the bloodiest day in the violence, israel and hamas continued exchanging fire for the fifteenth day, raising the death toll to 572.
22 July 2014, 7:17 am - evidence had been tampered with on an "industrial scale" at the crash site of malaysia airlines flight mh17, australian prime minister tony abbott said tuesday, calling it "a cover-up".
22 July 2014, 4:35 am - a bereaved dutch father has written a savagely ironic open letter to whoever shot down flight mh17, "thanking" them for killing his 17-year-old daughter elsemiek, "my dear and only child".
22 July 2014, 2:44 am - malaysia airlines has defended itself after confirming that it diverted a london to kuala lumpur flight over syrian airspace when its usual route over ukraine was closed in the wake of thursday`s mh17 crash.
22 July 2014, 2:42 am - obama and his polish counterpart bronislaw komorowski spoke monday about "the importance of raising defense spending" by nato`s european members, the white house said, in a statement calling for "trans-atlantic solidarity."
22 July 2014, 2:26 am - the united states will provide $47 million (35 million euros) in humanitarian aid to help palestinians hit by israel`s campaign in the gaza strip, secretary of state john kerry pledged monday.
22 July 2014, 1:10 am - arab league chief nabil al-arabi urged hamas on monday to accept an egyptian proposal to end the fighting between the militants in gaza and israel that has killed almost 600 palestinians.
22 July 2014, 1:52 am - gaza/jerusalem (reuters) - israeli forces killed 10 palestinians on tuesday, maintaining its huge offensive against the gaza strip as diplomatic pressure mounted to end the worst violence in five years between islamist hamas and israel.(image)
22 July 2014, 12:55 am - donetsk ukraine (reuters) - the remains of some of the nearly 300 victims of the malaysia airlines plane downed over ukraine were making their way to the netherlands on tuesday as a senior ukrainian separatist leader handed over the plane's black
22 July 2014, 12:24 am - washington (reuters) - a deluge of central american children pouring into the united states threatens to burst the seams of already overstuffed immigration courts, and president barack obama's steps to ease the crisis are likely to make matters
21 July 2014, 10:04 pm - (reuters) - rupert murdoch's plan to buy time warner would help the twenty-first century fox chairman make larger inroads in china, a fast-growing market that media moguls are finding hard to crack.(image)
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21 July 2014, 7:59 pm - shanghai/los angeles (reuters) - yum brands inc and mcdonald's corp are facing a new food safety scare in china, denting the fast-food companies' efforts to shore up reputations and businesses that were hurt by a 2012 safety scandal in one of their
21 July 2014, 6:56 pm - donetsk ukraine (reuters) - the remains of some of the nearly 300 victims of the malaysia airlines plane downed over ukraine were making their way to the netherlands on tuesday as a senior ukrainian separatist leader handed over the plane's black
21 July 2014, 5:47 pm - gaza/jerusalem (reuters) - the united states, alarmed by escalating civilian bloodshed in an israeli offensive in the gaza strip, took a direct role in efforts to secure a ceasefire on monday, as the palestinian death toll jumped to more than
21 July 2014, 4:36 pm - shanghai/los angeles (reuters) - yum brands inc and mcdonald's corp are facing a new food safety scare in china, denting the fast-food companies' efforts to shore up reputations and businesses that were hurt by a 2012 safety scandal in one of their
21 July 2014, 4:04 pm - benghazi libya (reuters) - islamist militants attacked an army base in the eastern libyan city of benghazi on monday, triggering fierce clashes involving helicopters and jets that killed at least seven people and wounded 40 others after days of
21 July 2014, 3:30 pm - baghdad (reuters) - ten people were killed, including a mother and three children, in a government air strike on a militant-controlled town north of baghdad on monday, hospital sources and witnesses said.(image)
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