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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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PPP supporters stage massive protest outside GECOM

A major crowd has gathered outside of the Guyana Elections Commission's (GECOM) Headquarters, demanding respect for the Constitution and the Caribbean Court of Justice...

House-to-House Registration represents “open defiance” by GECOM’s CEO to Constitution, CCJ ruling – Jagdeo

Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo has warned that any attempts to pursue House-to-House registration instead of elections would be in defiance of the pronouncements made...

Man sentenced to 30 years for 2012 murder of reputed wife

Seon Singh, 46, of 9th Field Cummings Lodge, East Coast Demerara was on Thursday sentenced to 30 years imprisonment by Justice James Bovell-Drakes after...

LETTER: Caricom has suddenly become dumb, deaf and blind to Guyana’s current political crisis

Dear Editor, Caricom should ensure that Governments have abiding respect for human rights, the rule and law, and take action to ensure social and economic...

OPINION: The ship of Guyana is sinking

By: Mohabir Anil Nandlall, MP Attorney-at-Law By the time this article is read, a week would have elapsed from the 12 July 2019, when the Caribbean...

Sachin Tendulkar, Allan Donald, Cathryn Fitzpatrick inducted in ICC Hall of Fame

Former India captain Sachin Tendulkar, former South Africa fast bowler Allan Donald and former Australia Women's fast bowler Cathryn Fitzpatrick have become the newest...

Top Cop says probe into Crime Chief’s alleged misconduct ongoing

Commissioner of Police Leslie James has said that the investigations into the damning allegations of corruption against Deputy Police Commissioner and Crime Chief Lyndon...

Powerful earthquake shakes Athens

(Excerpted from BBC) A strong earthquake has shaken the Greek capital of Athens, knocking out phone networks and power in parts of the city. The earthquake...

US-based Guyanese man allegedly stabbed to death by cousin

A US-based Guyanese man was, on Wednesday, allegedly stabbed to death by his cousin during an argument at Gun Hill Apartments in Ithaca, USA. The...

‘We had a good party after one of cricket’s greatest games’ – Martin Guptill

New Zealand's crushing disappointment after the World Cup final against England on Sunday was mitigated by the knowledge that they had played a huge...