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A group calling itself “Climate Direct Action” vandalized five pipeline valve stations to protest the movement of tar-sands oil from Canada into the US and to show solidarity with ongoing protests in North Dakota. Nine were arrested. Read Full Article at
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It has been over 1,000 days since Flint, Michigan switched its drinking water source from Lake Huron to the Flint River, resulting in a public health crisis that has yet to be adequatel
A bus in Italy carrying schoolchildren collided with a pylon and caught fire, killing at least 16 people, according to authorities. At least 39 people have been injured. The Hungarian b
The Gatsby is a 2 000m˛ home tucked in Houghton Ridge which costs a jaw-dropping R110 million.
A 35-year-man has been arrested, after he fell asleep, for allegedly raping a 21-year-old woman, Eastern Cape police said.
An explosion in a busy vegetable market killed at least 21 people on Saturday in Pakistan's remote northwestern tribal region, an official said.
Ministry of Defence declares that Armenian armed units violated ceasefire a total of 39 times throughout the day, using large-caliber machine guns.
The waterfall Šik?avá rock located near Spišská Nová Ves changes during the winter to an icefall.
The Ministry of Internal Affairs (MAI) has convoked an operative group at the level of the MAI following the Bamboo fire, officials of the ministry stated for AGERPRES.
A devastating fire broke out in the Bamboo club in northern Bucharest at around 4:00 AM, ravaging the 3,000 square meter structure and destroying it completely, leaving behind 38 people injured.
India is preparing to deploy more than 460 main battle tanks (MBTs) along its border with Pakistan, substantially increasing its already sizable tank force there. Read Full Article at R
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has visited the site of the collapsed Plasco high-rise in downtown Tehran to inspect the ongoing search and rescue operation there.
Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo yesterday said that he would again hold public consultations to select a new list of nominees for the chairmanship of the Guyana Elections Commission (Gecom) if a pro
With the Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo) saddled with a $77B debt and defaulting on all of its repayment obligations, it makes no business sense to keep it going, its Chairman Dr Clive Thomas told
A young mother of two is now hospitalised in New Amsterdam after she was burnt in a suspected acid attack that was allegedly carried out by her former partner, who is now wanted by police.
An 82-year-old man was seriously injured when he was attacked by his own two dogs in Pinetown, ER24 paramedics have said.
The launch yesterday of a newly conceptualised committee of senior regional officials was overshadowed by the absence of representatives from those councils controlled by the opposition People’s Progr
  Due to retire just over a month from now, acting Chancellor Carl Singh yesterday made it known that he will execute all his duties and responsibilities until then.
A two-day seminar on the New Civil Procedure Rules 2016 opened yesterday and outgoing acting Chancellor Carl Singh said that one of his last remaining duties was to ensure that the rules become operat
Government on Thursday announced that a feasibility study will be conducted to determine if it should establish an oil refinery here.
Government has urged Norway to look at other alternative energy options outside of Amaila Falls Hydropower Project (AFHP), according to President David Granger.
A Chinese business was counting its losses yesterday morning after a fire destroyed sections of a building on Robb Street, Georgetown, which housed a variety store, while the occupants of neighbourin
Regional Executive Officer (REO) of Region 9 Carl Parker yesterday publicly denied sexual assault allegations levied against him. During a press conference held at the office of his lawyer Jerome Khan
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A man and a woman with draped hoods entered the building, after which shots were heard.
Prisoner Charles Chapman, called ‘Frenchie,’ who was last week charged with the 2009 killing of his former lover following his recent capture, died in a city hospital on Thursday night.
The painting of the buildings at the Ministry of the Presidency (MOTP) in the colour green is in keeping with government’s push to develop Guyana into a green state, President David Granger said last
Citizens Bank officially opened its new $2.5 billion corporate head office yesterday and was admonished by President David Granger to shy away from trying to be responsive to the needs of all section
Conservation International (CI) on Tuesday evening launched a new four-year-project geared at achieving mercury-free mining practices among small-scale miners. The project, called “A supply chain appr
Sections of the Kitty Public Road will be closed and traffic will be redirected sometime next month when the Ministry of Public Infrastructure (MPI) expects to begin works to fix the sinkhole along t
The University of Guyana students who were displaced by the Cummings Lodge apartment fire were yesterday presented with laptops, mattresses and stationery by the Ministry of Social Protection.
CEO Alexei Miller said that the share of Russian energy giant Gazprom on the European gas market over the past year increased by three percentage points to reach 34 percent.
The Central Housing and Planning Authority (CH&PA) will move to repossess lands sold by the previous government to private developers if they continue to fail to deliver on promised infrastructura
The police on Thursday evening arrested a second person as they continued to probe the armed robbery outside the Jailing store, during which a taxi driver was shot.
At least 21 people have been killed and more than 40 injured in a bomb blast in Parachinar, on the border with Afghanistan, according to officials. Security forces have cordoned off the

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