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Nigeria suicide blast kills 30 football fans in Borno

(BBC) At least 30 people have been killed in a suicide attack in north-eastern Nigeria, while watching a televised football match, officials say. Another 40...

Baby cut out of mother’s womb dies at US hospital

A baby cut out of his murdered teenage mother's womb died Friday at a Chicago hospital of severe brain injury nearly two months after...

Christchurch attack: Brenton Tarrant pleads not guilty to all charges

(BBC) The main suspect in the Christchurch attacks in March, has pleaded not guilty to all charges. Brenton Tarrant is charged with the murder of...

NY Assembly votes to permit driver’s licences for undocumented immigrants

New York state would become the 13th state to permit driver's licences for immigrants who entered the country illegally under legislation passed by the...

Ford recalls 1.2 million vehicles in US over suspension fault

(BBC) Ford is recalling 1.2 million sport utility vehicles in the US over suspension issues that the car giant said could affect steering. The recall,...

Born without hands, Kerala girl writes exam with feet and scores A+ in all...

(The News Minute) In their voices is surprise. Devika and her parents do not seem to think she has done anything extraordinary by scoring...

Cost of basic foodstuff, medical services on the rise in Guyana – BoG report

The price of basic foodstuff including milk, fish and eggs, have steadily increased over the past year, with the price for at least one...

Nasa to open International Space Station to tourists

(BBC) Nasa is to allow tourists to visit the International Space Station from 2020, priced at $35,000 (£27,500) per night. The US space agency said...

Russian and US warships almost collide in East China Sea

(BBC) A Russian warship and a US warship have come close to collision in the western Pacific Ocean, with each side blaming the other...

Job loss fears in India after Trump tariff shock

If you've bought a luxury leather handbag in Milan or Manhattan recently, chances are high that it was made in Sanjay Leekha's three-storey...

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US migrant crisis: Senate blocks $4.5bn border aid bill

(BBC) The Republican-controlled Senate has rejected a bill designed to send aid to the US border, a day after the world reacted with shock...

OPINION: Eyewitness: Picking sense

…from PNC’s nonsense Your Eyewitness still can’t get over the PNC’s barefacedness on our Constitution over the consequences of the NCM. And it’s not that...

Father, son remanded for armed robbery

A father and son were today remanded to prison on an armed robbery charge. Richard Edwards, 48, and his son, Imran Ali, 20, pleaded not...

Man jailed 2 years over 20 grams of marijuana

A 26-year-old man was Wednesday sentenced to two years in jail for having 20 grams of marijuana in his possession. Darren Sears pleaded guilty to...

Rain provides soggy ending to WI Women tour of England

Rain reigned supreme in the final match of the Vitality T20 International series between the West Indies Women and England Women, preventing a single...

PAHO launches online course to address alcohol use in pregnancy

(CMC) The Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO), worried that the rates of alcohol disorders among women are higher in the region of the Americas...

Govt begins Budget 2020 preparation

The coalition government – which was toppled by a no-confidence motion since last year – has begun preparing for the 2020 National Budget. Finance Circular...

Essequibo Coast man critical after hit-and-run accident

A 44-year-old man is now battling for his life after he was struck down by a speeding motorcar at Queenstown Village, Essequibo Coast at...

Opposition Leader says willing to meet President anytime, and daily to chart way forward

In wake of the landmark decisions by the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), which declared that the Government was toppled by a No-Confidence Motion,...

Albouystown man jailed for stabbing girlfriend during argument

A man, who was charged in February and was granted $80,000 bail for stabbing his girlfriend during an argument was on Tuesday sentenced to...