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Doctor tests positive for Ebola in New York

  - A New York doctor who recently returned from Ebola-hit Guinea in West Africa has tested positive for the disease. Dr Craig Spencer, who...

US lab worker on Caribbean cruise tests negative for Ebola

- A cruise ship carrying a lab worker suspected of contact with Ebola returned to Texas Sunday, as US media reported the woman...

Texas Hospital Worker who may have handled Ebola samples is on Caribbean Cruise

- A Texas hospital lab supervisor who may have handled fluid samples from Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan is on a Carnival cruise...

Can you get Ebola on a plane?

  - Ever since a Liberian man got on a plane and traveled to the United States with the Ebola virus incubating in his...

Judge: Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide

- PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — A South African judge on Friday found Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide in the shooting death...

South African judge clears Pistorius of murder charges

-  A South African judge cleared Oscar Pistorius of all murder charges today, saying prosecutors had failed to prove the Olympic and Paralympic...

Girl, 18, marries stray dog as part of bizarre Indian tribal ritual

  - An 18-year-old Indian girl has married a stray dog as part of a tribal ritual designed to ward off an evil spell. Mangli...

Man kills himself by decapitation in the Bronx

  - A man managed to behead himself in a spectacularly gruesome suicide in the Bronx on Monday, September 01. Tomas Rivera, 51, of upstate...

Man shot and killed, 4 others wounded near route of West Indian Day Parade

  - At least five people were shot, one fatally, near the route of Brooklyn’s West Indian Day Parade in a string of early...

US Journalist beheaded by Islamist Militants

  - The Islamic State militant group has released a video online purporting to show the killing of a US journalist. The victim was...

Recent Articles

Deadly landslide hits Colombian town

At least 17 people have been killed by a landslide on Sunday in south-western Colombia, officials say. Five others were injured and several houses destroyed...

Billionaire brother “arrested in Algeria”

Four billionaire brothers with links to ousted Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika have been detained by police, state TV reports. They are being held over...

Sri Lanka attacks “linked to foreign network”

A wave of bombings that killed 290 people in Sri Lanka on Sunday was carried out with the support of an international network, officials...

Previous attempts to audit UG’s finances faced staunch resistance – auditor

The announcement that an audit will be conducted into the University of Guyana (UG) is a welcome one for anti-corruption advocate Christopher Ram, who...

Uncle in custody for allegedly raping 8-year-old niece

A 49-year-old man was taken into custody for allegedly raping his 8-year-old niece who was left in his care by her mother. The incident...

Miner executed, another allegedly abducted

One man was reportedly executed while another was allegedly abducted on Sunday evening following an incident at a mining community in Region Seven (Cuyuni...

$1.5B lost to paddy bug infestation in Region 6

…farmers forced to dump paddy Seventeen Berbice, Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne) rice farmers have been forced to dump their paddy after it was rejected by...

Mother of 3 killed, family injured after being struck by overtaking truck

A mother of three was on Sunday evening killed while husband and three children sustained injures after they were struck down by a truck...

Miner arrested for rape of 11-year-old

…found with gun, ammo A 27-year-old miner is now in Police custody after he was arrested for the rape of an underage female and was...

Man dies after being pinned under tractor

A 38-year-old man is now dead after being pinned down in a trench when he allegedly lost control of a tractor he was operating. ...