Swiss Voters Reject EUR 3300 Minimum Wage

Switzerland has rejected the proposal to introduce a minimum wage of EUR 18 per hour, the world's highest minimum wage, according to preliminary results of Sunday's referendum.

Supporters of the measure, including trade unions and left-wing parties, stressed the high living costs, while opponents argued that it would increase production costs and unemployment levels.

US Donates 2 Drones to Bulgaria

The United States government has donated two unmanned aerial vehicles "RQ-11 Raven" to the Bulgarian Army.

The total price of the drones amounts to USD 3 M, the daily Trud reported. Their primary purpose is for surveillance, but a weapon can also be mounted on them.