December 2013

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
2013 : January · February · March · April · May · June · July · August · September · October · November · December

December 2013 was the twelfth and final month of that common year. It began on a Sunday and ended after 31 days on a Tuesday.

Portal:Current events[edit]

This is an archived version of Wikipedia's Current events Portal from December 2013.

Armed conflict and attacks
Disasters and accidents
Politics and elections
Science and technology
Sport
Arts and culture
Disasters and accidents
International relations
Law and crime
  • In the New Hampshire's U.S. District Court, the former medical technician David Kwiatkowski is sentenced to 39 years in prison for infecting unknown numbers of patients in various states with hepatitis C through the reuse of his contaminated syringes. (FOX News)
Politics and elections
Law and crime
Politics and elections
Science and technology
Health and medicine
Armed conflicts and attacks
Business and economy
Disasters and accidents
Politics and elections
Science and technology
Armed conflict and attacks
Arts and culture
Disasters and accidents
International relations
Law and crime
Politics and elections
Armed conflicts and attacks
Disasters and accidents
Environment
Law and crime
Science and technology
Sport
Armed conflicts and attacks
Arts and culture
Business and economy
Disasters and accidents
  • Typhoon Haiyan:
    • The death toll reaches 5,800, with 26,233 injured and 1,779 still missing. (BW)
Health and medicine
International relations
Politics & Elections
Armed conflicts and attacks
International relations
Law and crime
Politics and elections
Armed conflicts and attacks
Arts and culture
Business and economy
Disasters and accidents
International relations
Law and crime
  • Iraqi Jewish artifacts that were rescued from Saddam Hussein's palace by a Jewish-American scholar and brought to the United States are scheduled to be returned to Iraq by the end of the summer in 2014, despite objections from American Jews citing instability in Iraq. (Los Angeles Times)
Politics and elections
Sports
Armed conflicts and attacks
Arts and culture
Business and economy
International relations
Law and crime
Politics and elections
Armed conflicts and attacks
Arts and culture
Business and economy
Disasters and accidents
International relations
Law and crime
Politics and elections
Armed conflicts and attacks
Arts and culture
Business and economy
  • Four former Icelandic bank bosses are jailed over concealing illegal activities within the bank Kaupthing. (BBC)
  • Mexico's Congress passes a bill that will allow foreign investment in its state-run oil company, Pemex. The measure still requires the approval of a majority of the country's federal entities.[citation needed]
Disasters and accidents
International relations
Law and crime
Politics and elections
Armed conflicts and attacks
Arts and culture
Business and economy
Disasters and accidents
International relations
  • A three-day summit is held in Tokyo between the leaders of Japan and ASEAN that will likely discuss the recent encroachment of China. (BBC)
Politics and elections
Science and technology
  • Chang'e-3:
    • China's mission begins the descent phase to the moon that will likely make it one of only three countries to reach it. The landing is estimated to occur at 8:40 a.m. EST, December 14. (CNN) (Universe Today)
Armed conflicts and attacks
Arts and culture
Politics and elections
Science and technology
Sports
Armed conflicts and attacks
Law and crime
  • A carjacking resulted in the death of a Hoboken lawyer who was murdered in front of his wife while returning to his vehicle after shopping. (NBC New York)
Arts and culture
Politics and elections
Armed conflicts and attacks
Arts and culture
Business and economy
Disasters and accidents
Law and crime
International relations
Politics and elections
Science and technology
Arts and culture
Business and economy
Disasters and accidents
Law and crime
International relations
Politics and elections
Science and technology
Sport
Armed conflicts and attacks
Arts and culture
Business and economy
International Relations
Law and crime
Armed conflicts and attacks
Arts and culture
Business and economy
Disasters and accidents
Law and crime
Media
Politics and elections
Armed conflicts and attacks
Business and economy
Disasters and accidents
International Relations
Law and crime
Politics and elections
Science and technology
Armed conflicts and attacks
Business and economy
Disasters and accidents
Armed conflicts and attacks
Business and economy
Disasters and accidents
International relations
  • Euromaidan:
    • Ukraine's opposition vows to continue the pro-EU protests over the holiday period, despite an economic deal signed with Russia a few days ago. (BBC)
Armed conflicts and attacks
Arts and culture
Law and crime
Politics and elections
Armed conflicts and attacks
Arts and culture
Business and economy
  • American Express is ordered to pay US$75.7 million in restitution and fines to customers and federal regulators over billing people for services they never received. (Bloomberg)
Disasters and accidents
Law and crime
Politics and elections
  • Today is the deadline for U.S. residents to sign up without penalty for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare. (Fox News)
Armed conflicts and attacks
Arts and culture
Disasters and accidents
Politics and elections
Armed conflicts and attacks
Business and economy
Disasters and accidents
International relations
Armed conflicts and attacks
Disasters and accidents
International relations
Law and crime
Conflicts and attacks
Disasters and accidents
Science and Technology
Sport
Armed conflicts and attacks
Disasters and accidents
International relations
Sport
Armed conflicts and attacks
Disasters and accidents
Law and crime
Armed conflicts and attacks
  • Islamist militants are suspected in an attack on a gas pipeline in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula. There were no injuries Reuters
Economy and finance
Politics and elections
Law, crime and accidents
  • A fire was set in the stairway of a gay nightclub in Seattle on New Year's Eve which was quickly extinguished. An empty gasoline container was found at the top of the stairway. (Huffington Post)
  • a 57-year-old driver Syed Muzaffar ran over 6 year old San Francisco resident Sophia Liu, who died of her injuries. Her mother and another another child were also injured. The suspect who was identified as a driver for Uber was arrested on suspicion of vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence and failure to yield to pedestrians. (San Francisco Chronicle)


<< December 2013 >>
S M T W T F S
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31
About this pageSuggest a headline

News about Wikipedia

 Ongoing events

Disasters[edit]

Economic[edit]

Environmental[edit]

Health[edit]

Political[edit]

More details on ongoing conflicts below

Sports[edit]

edit sidebar

 Recent deaths

September[edit]

edit sidebar

 Ongoing conflicts

Global[edit]

Africa[edit]

Americas[edit]

Asia[edit]

Europe[edit]

Middle East[edit]

edit sidebar

 Elections

Recent: September[edit]

Upcoming: October[edit]

edit sidebar

 Trials

Recently concluded[edit]

Ongoing[edit]

Upcoming[edit]

edit sidebar