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After turmoil, Church of England consecrates first woman bishop

bishopYORK, England--The Church of England consecrated its first woman bishop on Monday, the culmination of years of efforts by Church modernisers to overcome opposition from traditionalists - one of whom briefly shouted a protest during the service.

More than two decades after the Church allowed women to become priests, 48-year-old mother-of-two the Reverend Libby Lane became Bishop of Stockport in...

Corruption protest in Kenya's Maasai region turns deadly

kenyaNAROK, Kenya--One person was killed and several injured on Monday when Kenyan police clashed with Maasais protesting...

Japan condemns IS execution, demands remaining hostage release

japanTOKYO--Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Sunday called the killing of a Japanese captive by Islamic State...

Greek leftist leader claims victory

greeceATHENS--Greek leftist leader Alexis Tsipras promised on Sunday that five years of austerity, "humiliation and...

New Saudi king seeks to reassure on succession and policy

saudikingRIYADH--Saudia Arabia's new King Salman pledged continuity in energy and foreign policies on Friday and moved quickly...

Ousted Thai PM banned from politics, faces charges

thailandBANGKOK--Thai authorities dealt a double blow to ousted Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and her powerful family on...

France’s top court approves stripping nationality of Franco-Moroccan jihadist

PARIS--France's top court ruled on Friday it was possible to strip the nationality of a Franco-Moroccan man...

Saudi King Abdullah dies, new ruler is Salman

saudikingRIYADH--Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah died early on Friday and his brother Salman became king, the royal court in the...

President quits, throwing Yemen deeper into chaos

hadiSANAA--Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi resigned on Thursday, days after Houthi rebels battled their way into...

On Ebola front line, first glimpse of end to epidemic

ebolaFREETOWN--Here at the front line of the Ebola epidemic, the tide seems to be turning against the disease.
  A...

France reinforces security, spy agencies after attacks

frenchPARIS--France is to recruit thousands of extra police, spies and investigators to boost national security and...

Islamic State threatens two Japanese captives in video

japaneseJERUSALEM--The militant group Islamic State released an online video on Tuesday purporting to show two Japanese...

Turkish police launch wiretapping raids targeting Erdogan opponents

ISTANBUL--Turkish police detained 23 people suspected of a role in illegal wiretapping on Tuesday in a move local...

Argentine prosecutor who accused Fernandez of Iran plot found dead

deadBUENOS AIRES--An Argentine prosecutor who accused President Cristina Fernandez of orchestrating a cover-up in the...

Houthis surround Yemeni prime minister's residence

yemenSANAA--Yemen's powerful Houthi movement fought artillery battles with the army near the presidential palace in Sanaa...

EU looks to respond to threat of radical Islam

BRUSSELS--EU foreign ministers on Monday discussed setting up a new network of European security agents abroad as...

Japan opposition Democrats turn to familiar face to try to turn fortunes

japanTOKYO--Japan's opposition Democratic Party elected former foreign minister Katsuya Okada as its leader on Sunday...

Belgian prosecutors seek an extradition following attack

BRUSSELS/ATHENS--Belgian prosecutors have asked for the extradition of a person detained in Greece over a possible...

Israeli strike in Syria kills senior Hezbollah figures

hezbollahBEIRUT--An Israeli helicopter strike in Syria killed a commander from Lebanon's Hezbollah and the son of the group's...

Germany’s police tipped off that Islamists may target rail stations

stationBERLIN--German authorities have received specific warnings of the risk of militant attacks on central railway...

Last year was Earth's hottest on record, US scientists say

driestCAPE CANAVERAL, Florida--Last year was Earth's hottest on record in new evidence that people are disrupting the...

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Beautifying roundabouts among district five’s projects for 2015
Tuesday, 27 January 2015
MARIGOT--Beautifying the roundabouts and attaching historical significance to them, organising a... Read more...
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Prosecutor’s Office receives more penalty cards for enforcing fines
Tuesday, 27 January 2015
PHILIPSBURG--The Prosecutor's Office received another 1,000 penalty cards yesterday. The penalty... Read more...
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Cuba to strengthen support to Caricom
Tuesday, 27 January 2015
KINGSTON--The Caribbean Community (Caricom) stands to benefit from increased support from Cuba in... Read more...
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Cuban boat turned from Cayman Islands
Sunday, 25 January 2015
CAYMAN ISLANDS --A Cuban boat with 29 persons aboard that included five women, which arrived at an... Read more...
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US president ends day of Indian pageantry with $4 billion pledge
Tuesday, 27 January 2015
NEW DELHI--U.S. President Barack Obama ended a landmark day in India on Monday with a pledge of $4... Read more...
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Northeast US braves crippling blizzard, transit systems shut
Tuesday, 27 January 2015
NEW YORK/MAPLEWOOD, New Jersey--A massive, wind-whipped blizzard slammed into the U.S. Northeast on... Read more...
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After turmoil, Church of England consecrates first woman bishop
Tuesday, 27 January 2015
YORK, England--The Church of England consecrated its first woman bishop on Monday, the culmination... Read more...
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Corruption protest in Kenya's Maasai region turns deadly
Tuesday, 27 January 2015
NAROK, Kenya--One person was killed and several injured on Monday when Kenyan police clashed with... Read more...
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S&P downgrades Russia's sovereign rating to "junk"
Tuesday, 27 January 2015
MOSCOW--Ratings agency S&P cut Russia's sovereign credit rating to junk status on Monday,... Read more...
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Venezuela's currency woes an increasing threat to US corporate profits
Monday, 26 January 2015
CARACAS--Venezuela's deepening economic troubles, and in particular the weakness of the bolivar and... Read more...
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More on the Counterpart Policy
Tuesday, 27 January 2015
Dear Editor, According to information received, MP Cornelius de Weever and the acting Labour... Read more...
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Offended aunt
Tuesday, 27 January 2015
Dear Queenie, I have 2 nieces (cousins to each other) who do not get along. At a family occasion... Read more...
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St Dominic High wins Caribbean Gems Meet
Tuesday, 27 January 2015
COLE BAY—St.  Dominic High School won the Caribbean Gems 12th Inter-Schools High School meet... Read more...
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Lava Girls flow past number one Thunderz
Tuesday, 27 January 2015
SUCKER GARDEN—Ranked number two in the Walichi Basketball Association's Ladies Basketball... Read more...
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Selma director to write, produce Hurricane Katrina feature film
Tuesday, 27 January 2015
LOS ANGELES--Ava DuVernay, the director behind the Oscar-nominated Martin Luther King Jr. biopic... Read more...
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Katy Perry set to light the way for Super Bowl's girl power moment
Tuesday, 27 January 2015
LOS ANGELES--There is a strong chance of a neon-coloured spectacle, perhaps some flying and... Read more...
Boardwalk Jazz Fest
Sunday, 25 January 2015
~ Sunday nights come alive beginning tomorrow ~ By Lisa Davis-Burnett What is jazz? When asked that... Read more...
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Ready Set Sail in Madagascar
Sunday, 25 January 2015
~ Mangoes, Lemurs and Baobabs ~ By Kippy Gilders After our eventful stay in the Seychelles and a... Read more...
Editorial - Still Dutch
Tuesday, 27 January 2015
Not everyone may agree, but the decision announced by Education Minister Rita Bourne-Gumbs (see... Read more...
Editorial - Not the answer
Sunday, 25 January 2015
Member of Parliament (MP) Maurice Lake's suggestion to increase the one-per-cent foreign exchange... Read more...
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Tuesday, 27 January 2015
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