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Saturday, October 20, 2018

WHO considering global health emergency over DRC Ebola outbreak

GENEVA, Switzerland (AFP) — The World Health Organization said Monday its experts will meet this week to determine whether an Ebola outbreak in eastern...

Meghan expecting royal baby next spring

The Duchess of Sussex is pregnant and is due to give birth next spring, Kensington Palace has revealed. The announcement came as Meghan, 37, and...

Portugal hit by hurricane-force winds

Hurricane-force winds have struck central and northern Portugal, leaving 300,000 homes without power. The remnants of Hurricane Leslie swept in overnight on Saturday, with winds...

Saudis defy ‘threats’ over missing writer

Saudi Arabia rejects political and economic "threats" over missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a source quoted by state news agency SPA says. The country would respond...

Death toll from Michael seen rising as Florida towns remain cut off

MEXICO BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) - The death toll was expected to rise this weekend in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael as hundreds remained unaccounted...

Pope defrocks two Chilean bishops over child abuse claims

BBC- Pope Francis has stripped two Chilean bishops of their duties as priests amid claims that they are linked to the sexual abuse of...

Facebook says hackers accessed data of 29 million users

SAN FRANCISCO, United States (AFP) — Facebook said Friday that hackers accessed personal data of 29 million users in a breach at the world's...

The world’s longest non-stop flight arrives in New York

(BBC) The world's longest non-stop commercial flight has landed in New York, ending a journey from Singapore of more than 15,000km in 17 hours...

Ethiopia Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed does press-ups with protesting soldiers

Ethiopia's prime minister has done press-ups with dozens of protesting soldiers, who had marched into his office in the capital, Addis Ababa. Abiy Ahmed was...

World must slash meat consumption to save climate: study

PARIS, France (AFP) — The world must drastically reduce its meat consumption in order to avoid devastating climate change, scientists said Wednesday in the...

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Cabinet approves Islamic Development Bank loan agreement

The Cabinet has approved a loan agreement signed by Minister of Finance, Winston Jordan with the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) for financing the Guyana...

Myers sworn-in as Deputy Chief Election Officer

Public and Social Policy Analyst, Roxanne Myers was on Friday sworn in as the new Deputy Chief Elections Officer (DCEO). Myers took the oath before...

Technical team meet to chart a way forward on prison issue – Min. Harmon

The Cabinet has been briefed, following the recent prison escape and unrest at the Lusignan Prison’s Holding Bay. During a post-Cabinet press briefing today, Minister...

US man ‘fought snakes’ to survive after falling down 100ft mineshaft

(BBC) An Arizona man has survived two days trapped alone in an abandoned mine shaft with rattlesnakes. He killed three of the snakes while waiting...

Former radio talk show host shot dead in Trinidad

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — Police were searching for three gunmen who shot and killed a former radio talk show host as he...

Scores dead in India as train hits crowd

More than 50 people have been killed and 200 hurt after a train ran into a crowd near Amritsar in India's northern Punjab state,...

Former GDF ranks implicated in rape/robbery granted bail

The two former ranks of the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) who were accused of raping an Essequibo woman in the presence of her boyfriend...

CANU intercepts Mocha man with 559 Ecstasy pills

The Custom Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) on Wednesday evening intercepted a Mocha Arcadia, East Bank Demerara man with 559 Ecstasy pills weighing 219.7 grams. The suspect,...

Man nabbed with 1.1kg cocaine at Stabroek Market Square

An East Bank Demerara resident was on Wednesday evening nabbed with over one kilograms of cocaine in the vicinity of Stabroek Market Square by...

EC shopkeeper attacked, shot

A Bachelor’s Adventure, East Coast Demerara (ECD) shopkeeper is now nursing a gunshot injury to his left arm after he was attacked and shot...