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Putin visits Volgograd bombing victims

Moscow, January 01: Russian President Vladimir Putin Wednesday visited some victims of recent terror blasts in Volgograd city and discussed public security with senior officials. Two suicide bombings struck in Volgograd, the first at a railway station Sunday and the other aboard a trolley bus Monday, leaving at least 34 people dead, according to latest official statistics. Putin’s visit to…

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New Year’s Eve celebrations usher in 2014 across the world

Published December 31, 2013FoxNews.com Millions around the world welcomed 2014 on Tuesday, as fireworks, dancing and all-night revelry marked huge displays of jubilation and unity around the globe. Crowds that filled New York City’s Times Square could expect the traditional ball drop but no mayor this year, as 2014 was to be rung in by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia ...

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UN envoy condemns attacks on key sites in DR Congo capital

Print 31 December 2013 – The top United Nations envoy in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has deplored the attacks carried out on Monday on the headquarters of the Congolese Armed Forces and of the National Radio and Television Company, as well as the…

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Cebu startups rev up

BARELY had typhoon Yolanda left Cebu in November when local developers buckled down to build systems to help in rescue, relief and rebuilding efforts. Couple Kristoffer Vincent Loremia and Yvonne, who sought shelter with their newborn child Xhian Kriztoffer in Carmen, created a separate page for Yolanda in their award-winning Tudlo project. Tudlo, a system and mobile application that helps ...

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South Sudan town of Bor partially in rebel hands

Related Articles Civilians ‘going without food’ in South Sudan UN camp 30 Dec 2013 Captured twice and looted twice, a state capital in South Sudan fears third battle 29 Dec 2013 South Sudan rebel leader dashes ceasefire hopes 28 Dec 2013 Leaders in crisis talks to broker end of South Sudan civil war 26 Dec 2013 UN sends more peacekeepers ...

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Uganda warns South Sudan rebel leader

RODNEY MUHUMUZA Associated Press= JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — Uganda’s president on Monday warned South Sudan’s rebel leader against rejecting the government’s offer of a cease-fire, saying regional leaders would unite to “defeat” the former vice president who is accused of mounting a failed coup in the world’s newest country. Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni told reporters in Juba, the South ...

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Feds announce test sites for drone aircraft

Alaska, Nevada, New York, North Dakota, Texas and Virginia will host the research sites, providing diverse climates, geography and air traffic environments as the Federal Aviation Administration seeks to safely introduce commercial drones into U.S. airspace. Join the Discussion Members of Congress and other politicians lobbied intensely to bring the work to their states. Representatives were jubilant about the likelihood ...

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