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New York bans child marriage under 17

WASHINGTON DC, USA – New York, the fourth most populous state in America, updated antiquated legislation on Tuesday to outlaw children as young as...

Bolt to run in Monaco before World Champs

PARIS, France (AFP) — Eight-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt will run the 100 metres at the Diamond League meeting in Monaco on July 21,...

ICC mulls scrapping Champions Trophy

The ICC is once again mulling over the prospect of scrapping the Champions Trophy, in favour of two expanded World T20 tournaments in a...

Man jailed for dangling baby from window in Algeria

(BBC) A court in Algeria has sentenced a man to two years in prison for dangling his baby out of a window in order...

Billionaire says Britain nearing tipping point, may reverse Brexit

By Guy Faulconbridge | LONDON (Reuters) George Soros, the billionaire who earned fame by betting against the pound in 1992, said Britain was approaching a...

EU says committed to ensuring ‘full and swift implementation’ of Paris Agreement

The EU and all its Member States will not only implement the Paris Agreement, but are building strong global alliances to make sure ...

Baby born on plane gets free flights for life

(CNN) An Indian airline just gave a newborn child a birthday gift his parents will find it hard to top. Jet Airways said it will...

IPL and PSL owners snap up South Africa franchises

Two South African businessmen, two IPL franchises, two PSL franchises, and representatives from Hong Kong and Dubai were unveiled as the owners of the...

Syria conflict: Russia issues warning after US coalition downs jet

(BBC) Russia has warned the US-led coalition fighting in Syria that it will view its aircraft as targets, after a Syrian military plane was...

Trump partially rolls back Obama’s Cuba thaw

(BBC) US President Donald Trump says he is rolling back the Obama administration's "completely one-sided deal with Cuba". Speaking in Miami, Florida, he said his...

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10-year-old needs life-saving surgery, family seeking help

A mother of three is pleading with corporate and private Guyana to assist her in saving her 10-year-old daughter’s life by donating whatever financial...

China, U.S. agree on aim of ‘complete, irreversible’ Korean denuclearization

(Reuters) China and the United States agreed that efforts to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula should be "complete, verifiable and irreversible", Chinese state media said...

Berbice flooded by heavy rainfall

…Hope Canal saves Mahaica/Mahaicony farmers A deluge which started on Thursday afternoon and continued until Friday morning has left residential areas along the 85-mile length...

1,164 work permits issued in 2016- Felix

Minister of Citizenship, Winston Felix who has direct responsibilities for the Department of Citizenship within the Ministry of Presidency (MOTP) told the Department of...

Truckers lament deplorable interior roads, economic downturn

Reports of an economic downturn were personified by a group of truck operators who travelled from the interior to Georgetown on Friday to complain...

EYEWITNESS: Diversification…

…in agriculture Once again, your Eyewitness isn’t quite sure why so many persons have their drawers in a knot over the “policies” of the Government....

PME result suggests 8-year-old was strangled to death

The 8-year-old boy whose body was discovered in a shallow marsh in Sophia on Tuesday evening died from asphyxiation due to compression to the...

T&T man gets 20 years jail for sex acts on 15-yr-old daughter

(Trinidad Guardian) A Mayaro father regarded as a community stalwart will spend the next 20 years in jail for committing five sex acts on...

ICC backs World XI games in Lahore

Pakistan could host a World XI in Lahore for three T20s later this year, if all goes to plan. The ICC Board extended support...

Traffic Chief warns operators against using private cars as taxis

Traffic Chief, Superintendent Dion Moore is calling on citizens to be cognisant of private cars operating as taxis for their own safety. The Department of...