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Wednesday, January 23, 2019

‘Brothers and sisters’ of the Mafia, repent, pope says in Sicily

Pope Francis appealed to Sicily’s Mafia on Saturday to abandon a life of crime and violence, saying the island needed “men and women of...

Turkey foils coup, President Erdogan returns

ISTANBUL/ANKARA, (Reuters) – Forces loyal to Turkey’s government fought on Saturday to crush the last remnants of a military coup attempt which collapsed after...

Brett Kavanaugh: Senate set for final vote on Supreme Court nominee

After weeks of controversy, the US Senate is set for a final vote on the confirmation of President Donald Trump's nominee to the Supreme...

Visa outage blocks transactions across Europe

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Payment systems giant Visa was struggling to process transactions in Europe on Friday and said it was rapidly trying...

Riots over child’s murder in Pakistan

(BBC) Two protesters have died in rioting over the latest in a series of child murders in the Pakistani city of Kasur. The body of...

Ruthless Pakistan overwhelm shell-shocked England

CARDIFF  (Reuters) – Pakistan delivered an inspired all-round performance to rout a ragged England team by eight wickets in a one-sided Champions Trophy semi-final...

Norwegian woman: I was raped in Dubai, now I face prison sentence

Dubai (CNN) -- Norwegian interior designer Marte Deborah Dalelv has spoken out after being handed a 16-month prison sentence in Dubai -- after she...

Turkish Army group stages coup attempt

(BBC) An army group in Turkey says it has taken over the country, with soldiers at strategic points in Istanbul and jets flying low...

First voyage through new Panama canal

(BBC) A Chinese container ship has become the first vessel to sail into the newly expanded Panama Canal. Thousands gathered today as the ship, called...

Tallest statue in the world takes shape in India

(BBC) The world's tallest statue is nearing completion in India. It is designed to be a 182m (600ft) high tribute to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, a...

Recent Articles

CCAC preparing legislation to protect rights of customers who shop online

With the use of online shopping vastly expanding, the Competition and Consumer Affairs Commission (CCAC) has taken up the task of expanding its mandate...

GECOM to hold special meeting on Elections readiness as Chair resumes

A decision has been taken for a special meeting to be held on Thursday, January 24, where matters pertaining to the Guyana Elections Commission's...

Anti-Maduro protests break out across Venezuelan capital

CARACAS, Venezuela (AFP) — Protesters took to the streets in at least 30 different parts of Caracas on Tuesday, just 24 hours ahead of...

Suspect accused of severely beating father of 3 charged

Selvin Allen, one of the men accused of attacking and brutally beating a single father of three children was taken before the Suddie Magistrate's...

Trial into 2013 Meten-meer-zorg robbery/murder continues …Prosecution star witness testifies

The High Court trial regarding the killing of 20-year-old Zulfikar Namdar during the course of a robbery in September 2013 continued today (Tuesday) but events...

Duo charged for narco possession

  A Parfaite Harmonie, West Bank Demerara (WBD) man was, on Tuesday, granted bail while his co-accused was remanded to prison after they were earlier...

Op-Ed: No confidence in the public health sector

Below is an opinion piece done by Dr Leslie Ramsammy a former Minister of Health under the People's Progressive Party Administration; When it comes to...

Bleak economic outlook among concerns raised at Union conference in Berbice

The Guyana Agricultural and General Workers Union (GAWU) on (Saturday) January 19, 2019 held its Berbice Area Conference under the theme "Protecting Workers Rights...

Still on Top …Guyana Jaguars lead points table despite rare defeat

Four-time defending champions Guyana Jaguars are still in the lead for the Cricket West Indies (CWI) Regional Four-Day Tournament. The Leon Johnson-led Jaguars team top...

Magistrates, Judges to undergo training on Juvenile Justice Act

Persons in the justice system, specifically in the Children’s Court, are expected to undergo training to be fully aware of how matters should be...