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US ready to launch Syria strike

BBC - American forces are "ready" to launch strikes on Syria if President Barack Obama chooses to order an attack, US Defence Secretary Chuck...

Zurich introduces ‘drive-in’ sex

New regulations for sex workers are coming into force in Zurich this week, designed to provide some safety to women who work in the...

Egypt’s Mubarak released from jail

- Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has been released from prison after appealing against his detention. He was flown out of Tora prison in...

Egyptian Court removes last bar to setting Mubarak free

— An Egyptian court on Wednesday ordered former President Hosni Mubarak released from prison, saying all appeals by prosecutors to keep him behind...

Facebook founder launches campaign to give internet access to the “next 5 billion” of...

- An initiative to bring internet access to the "next five billion" people has been launched by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg. The social network...

‘Blade runner’ indicted for murder

- Olympian Oscar Pistorius cried in court on Monday and friends of slain model Reeva Steenkamp were "visibly distressed" as the double-amputee was...

Girl of 7 raped in Indian train toilet

(CNN) -- A 7-year-old girl was raped in a train's toilet compartment in central India over the weekend, police said Tuesday. The incident comes amid...

Israel frees Palestinian prisoners

Israel has freed a group of 26 Palestinian prisoners, whose release was agreed as part of the deal that allowed peace talks to resume. The...

Lifetime of love: Couple married 75 years die a day apart

- When Les and Helen Brown became high school sweethearts more than 75 years ago, their parents didn’t believe the match would last. Les’...

China Set to Build Its Way Past U.S.

The Wall Street Journal - After decades of blistering construction, China could overtake the U.S. as the world’s wealthiest nation in terms of built...

Recent Articles

Miner charged for murder of cousin

A miner who allegedly murdered his cousin during an argument was on Tuesday remanded to prison when he appeared before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan. David...

Teen miner remanded on murder charge

A teen miner was Tuesday remanded to prison for the murder of his friend, Herbert Willie on March 24, 2019. Emmanuel McCloud, 19, was not...

Linden house destroyed by fire; 8 homeless 

A fire of unknown origin today destroyed a house at Amelia's Ward, Mackenzie in Linden, Region Ten, leaving eight persons homeless. The house reportedly went...

Govt dual citizens will return to National Assembly – Chief Whip

Dual citizenship parliamentarians on the government side will return to the National Assembly despite court rulings that such persons are disqualified from sitting in...

Bravo and Watson come up trumps against Delhi

Chennai Super Kings 150 for 4 (Watson 44, Mishra 2-35) beat Delhi Capitals 147 for 6 (Dhawan 51, Bravo 3-33) by six wickets This encounter was billed as...

LETTER: The APNU/AFC’s selective acceptance of Appellate Court’s ruling is no surprise

Dear Editor, The masses in Guyana and abroad are still shocked beyond belief by the Appellate Court’s split decision to nullify the Chief Justice (ag)...

Guyana signs trade agreement with UK

Ambassador David Hales last Friday signed the CARIFORUM-United Kingdom Economic Partnership Agreement and a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on behalf of the Government of...

PAHO calls for hefty taxes on fatty, salty, sugary foods

Given that Cardiovascular Diseases (CVDs) is one of the main causes of death among Guyanese, specialists at the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) believe...

Nicholas Boyer new GCCI President

Nicholas Boyer of National Hardware Limited has been elected the new President of the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI). Timothy Tucker of Rid-O-Pes...

Albouystown man found ‘not guilty’ of 2016 murder

Kevin Garraway, 21, of Albouystown, today exited the courtroom a free man after a 12 member jury found him not guilty for the 2016...