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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...

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Berbice man allegedly stabbed to death by friend

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a labourer who was reportedly stabbed to death by his friend. The man has been identified...

Wakapao Deaths: Cyanide poisoning suspected as another person dies

Another person has died from a mysterious illness which has affected an entire family of Wakapoa Village, Region Two. Edward Richards, 76, succumbed today. So...

Bar owner jailed 15 years for human trafficking

A bar owner was today sentenced to 15 years in prison for human trafficking, when she appeared before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan at the...

Opposition writes Top Cop, ERC over comments by Jordan, Nagamootoo

Opposition Chief Whip Gail Teixeira has written the Commissioner of Police Leslie James and the Ethnic Relations Commission (ERC) over comments made by Finance...

‘CCJ or no CCJ’ – Jordan calls for street protests, still wants house-to-house registration

Government has delved further into defiance mode, insisting on house-to-house registration before elections, despite the landmark ruling of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ). Finance...

Kane Williamson’s hundred downs error-prone South Africa

New Zealand 245 for 6 (Williamson 106*, de Grandhomme 60, Morris 3-49) beat South Africa 241 for 6 (Van der Dussen 67, Ferguson 3-59) by four wickets South...

Eyewitness: Judgement Day!!

…for the PNC Old people say, “Moon a run ‘till day ketch am”! And even though the PNC ain’t no moon, a very wise man...

India to overtake China as the world’s most populous country: UN

(CNN) India is set to overtake China as the world's most populous country in less than a decade, according to a new United Nations...

LETTER: Strict timelines should be imposed on replacing Patterson, setting elections date

Dear Editor, The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) has finally rendered its long-awaited ruling on the two critical constitutional matters pertaining to Guyana and these...

Prison officer remanded for smuggling ganja into jail

A prison officer who was caught smuggling marijuana into the Camp Street Prison was today remanded, when he made his first court appearance at...