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Guyana will on Monday likely to be mocked by World Leaders


… Granger still with a plan to come up with a plan—Ramsaroop …..Squandered a golden opportunity which was inherited in the LCDS—a strategy that saw Guyana earning US$250M President David Granger, will next week, jet off to the 72nd Regular Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, ...

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Carbon dating reveals earliest origins of zero symbol


Carbon dating shows an ancient Indian manuscript has the earliest recorded origin of the zero symbol.

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The New England fish dish that saved a nation


Joseph Shea presides over a culinary jigsaw puzzle. He and his apprentices squat around a hexagonal fire, shifting slabs of wood with fish nailed to them against the heat. Flames lick at angled oak planks, coaxing out the oils of the American shad, Connecticut’s state fish, and cooking it to ...

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Eid-ul-Adha Greetings: Let the significance of Eid-ul-Adha be foremost in our mind


The People’s Progressive Party (PPP) takes this opportunity to extend greetings and best wishes to the Muslim communities here in Guyana and in the Diaspora on the sacred occasion of Eid-ul-Adah.

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The flavours that pretend to be something else


In a world where modern chemistry has allowed almost anything to be flavoured or coloured like almost anything else, you can stumble across some surprising substitutions. Take, for instance, the example of purple carrot juice.

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Archaeologists discover three ancient tombs in Egypt


Archaeologists have discovered three tombs that date back around 2,000 years in southern Egypt.

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Conservation success for otters on the brink


Loveable, playful, inquisitive, tenacious, energetic, versatile, charming and undeniably cute. These are just some of the words that can be used to describe an otter. If you’ve been lucky enough to see one of these shy semi-aquatic animals in the wild, you’ll instantly understand why.

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Polish street artists out to revive sleepy Bulgarian village

Local villager Lazar, walks past murals on the wall of his house, depicting him and Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May, in the village of Staro Zhelezare, Bulgaria, July 28, 2017.

A group of young Polish artists are bringing a splash of colorful street art to a sleepy village in southern Bulgaria with large outdoor murals, featuring locals alongside some of the world’s famous politicians and celebrities.

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Cambodia widow sees dead husband in five-month-old calf


Cambodia’s latest social media sensation is a five-month-old calf believed by a villager to be the reincarnation of her dead husband.

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BASF unveils new mosquito net in battle against malaria


A new mosquito net made by German chemicals company BASF has been given an interim recommendation by the World Health Organization (WHO), containing a new class of insecticide that the company hopes will aid the fight against malaria.

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