At least 91 people have been killed and 200 more injured when a massive tornado hit an Oklahoma City suburb overnight. Rescue teams predict the rising death toll. The VoR`s Roman Mamonov reports from the scene.
Russia’s counter-terrorist agents hope to interrogate the surviving terror suspect who was arrested during a Monday raid on a group plotting a terrorist attack in Moscow.
Medea Benjamin, the co-founder and manager of Code Pink, speaks on the ongoing Gitmo hunger strike and the reasons why indefinite detention is possible in the freedom-loving America. According to Mr. Benjamin, a myth stigmatizing Guantanamo inmates in the eyes of Americans as "the worst of the worst" means further injustice for its prisoners.
The Venezuelan opposition has released what it says is an audio tape revealing intrigue within the ruling socialist party of the late Hugo Chavez and Cuban meddling in the country's affairs.
The Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan, Elmar Mammedyarov, is looking to progress in a settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict following Azerbaijani elections later this year.
Men with muscles in their upper body are more likely to be ring wingers, says a new study. Researchers from Aarhus University in Denmark were able to determine this, after hundreds of men from America, Argentina, and Denmark participated in the survey and the determining factors were calculated.
Prisoners at the US-run Guantanamo Bay prison in Cuba who have been on hunger strike since February 6th are now being force-fed via tubes. According to Dr.William Hopkins, a consulting psychiatrist at Freedom of Torture, such a method is worse than torture and might even kill the inmates.
Syrian army says it has destroyed an Israeli military vehicle that crossed the sensitive Golan Heights ceasefire line into the Syrian territory, media report.
The firing of short-range missiles by North Korea in the past few days may not break the relevant UN Security Council resolutions, since short-range missiles have not been banned so far. This came in a statement by Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.
Dzhamaleyl Mutaliev, the right hand of the leader of the terrorist organization "Emirate of the Caucasus" Doku Umarov, has recently been eliminated during the special operation, said the head of Ingushetia, Yunus-Bek Evkurov.
The explosion took place at the ammunition re-processing plant in Kliuchevsk village of the Sverdlovsk region early Tuesday afternoon
Russia will respond to outrageous incident as result of which entry by Russian performer under-received points at Eurovision song contest, VoR's Polina Chernitsa has cited Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov as saying today.
Russia’s economic diversification remains high on the agenda, but it is no easy matter to end our oil addiction, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said in an interview with the Komsomolskaya Pravda daily.
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev is certain that Russia will avoid an economic crisis like the one in 2008, he told the Moscow-based daily Komsomolskaya Pravda newspaper.
At a time of slowing economic growth, labour market issues are becoming more apparent. Currently, experts in Russia talk of a lack of qualified specialists, a deteriorating demographic situation and complicated legislative framework as being among the key concerns to be addressed by politicians and the business community.
David Cameron's woes are continuing this week with plans to legalize same-sex marriage to be debated in Parliament today and tomorrow. The issue is hugely divisive, not least within the Tory Party which seems to have been in open rebellion in the last couple of weeks over everything from the E.U. to the next election. And on Sunday 34 current and former local party chairmen delivered a letter to Downing Street opposing the policy as "flawed, un-Conservative and costing us dearly in votes and membership". Gay marriage is causing a heated row across the political and public spheres.
A white-tailed deer crashed through the windshield of a public bus in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. It was filmed by a surveillance camera. (VIDEO)
In a harsh rebuttal to George Soros, the President of the Ifo Institute for Economic Research Hans-Werner Sinn accused the speculator of “playing with fire” and stated that “Germany will not accept Eurobonds” in spite of the pressure from the investing community.
Over 600 new species have been discovered throughout Henbury Station, a national reserve in Australia. Researchers from the Bush Blitz program recently discovered the new critters, most of them being from the spider or scorpion family.
Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has unveiled his latest piece: a huge map of China composed of 1,800 cans of milk powder with each of the country’s provinces marked off with a different brand. The artwork is currently on display in Hong Kong.
Experts differ when it comes to estimating just how much of internet content is devoted to pornography. Some say the figure is as low as 4%, others say as high as 1/3. But there's widespread agreement those sites should be kept away from children surfing online. Now the National Association of Head Teachers wants to raise the subject in the classroom warning young students of the material they may come across on the internet.