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Italy bridge: Genoa motorway collapse kills 35

A motorway bridge has collapsed in the northwest Italian city of Genoa, killing at least 35 people as vehicles plummeted to the ground, emergency...

Syria Arms depot blast kills 39

 At least 39 people - including 12 children - have been killed in a blast that brought down a building in Syria's mainly rebel-held...

Aftershocks rock Indonesia’s Lombok as quake death toll tops 300

MATARAM, Indonesia (AFP) — The death toll from a devastating earthquake on the Indonesian island of Lombok jumped to 319 Thursday, as strong aftershocks...

Thai cave rescue: Coach and boys given citizenship

(BBC) Thailand has granted citizenship to the coach and three members of a football team dramatically rescued from a flooded cave last month. During their...

German couple jailed for selling son to paedophiles on dark net

A woman who sold her son to paedophiles on the dark net has been jailed for 12 years and six months by a court...

Indonesian woman ‘held captive in cave for 15 years’

(BBC) Police in Sulawesi, Indonesia say they have freed a 28-year-old woman who was held captive in a cave for 15 years by a...

Lombok quake: Thousands evacuated after dozens die on Indonesia island

Some 10,000 people have been evacuated on the Indonesian island of Lombok after a powerful 6.9 magnitude quake on Sunday left nearly 100 people...

Internationally: Switzerland crash: Twenty dead in WW2 plane crash

Twenty people have died after a World War Two vintage aircraft crashed into a mountainside in eastern Switzerland, police say. The plane - a Junkers...

Chile bans plastic bags for businesses

  BBC- Chile has become the first South American country to legally ban the widespread commercial use of plastic bags. The new legislation, approved by Congress...

Brazil’s Lula launches presidential candidacy from behind bars

SAO PAULO, Brazil (AFP) — Even behind bars, Brazil's Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva will secure his leftist party's nomination Saturday and continue to overshadow more...

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PNC/R Congress after party ends in multiple-vehicle collision

A social event held for the delegation of the 20th Biennial Congress of the People's National Congress Reform (PNC/R) at the Georgetown Club on...

Gold miner who claimed he was robbed among 5 in custody for unlicenced gun

A 33-year-old gold miner who claimed that he was robbed at Takatu Backdam, Puruni Main Road of a quantity of raw gold by a...

CPL 2018: In-form Amazon Warriors battle unbeaten Tallawahs tonight

After winning two of their three opening home games, Guyana Amazon Warriors will look to replicate their form on the road as they play...

Karasabai miner killed in mining pit accident- Police

Police are investigating the death of 26-year-old Neville Rodrigues, a miner of Karasabai Village, South Pakaraima who died on Friday at the Jawalla Health...

Man accused of several robbery under arms charges further remanded

Shamar Charles on Friday reappeared before a city magistrate to answer to four robbery under arms charges and was further remanded. The first charge alleged...

Top contenders spending “big” on PNC/R Congress campaign

…party denies using State resources By Michael Younge The top contenders for key positions within the People’s National Congress Reform (PNC/R) have been spending “big” and...

Dr Bumbum, Brazil cosmetic surgeon, charged with murder

BBC- A celebrity Brazilian cosmetic surgeon known as Dr Bumbum has been charged with murdering one of his patients. Dr Denis Furtado performed an operation...

Venezuelans rush to shop, fill tanks before monetary overhaul

CARACAS/MARACAIBO (Reuters) - Jittery Venezuelans on Friday rushed to shops and lined up at gas stations on concerns that a monetary overhaul to lop...

Surinamese hairdresser busted with cocaine, ecstasy at Berbice backtrack route- Police

A female Surinamese has been arrested on Saturday morning at NO 78 Foreshore, Corentyne, Berbice, after a search of her person and that of...

SOCU responds to PPP’s request on Govt’s ‘procurement breach’, says matter now with Police

Following the announcement made by the People's Progressive Party (PPP) that it would be sending the report of the Public Procurement Commission (PPC) on...