Sport

Narine pulls out of West Indies' World Cup squad

Spinner needs more time to work on his re-modelled action following suspension; No replacement named yet.

Narine pulls out of West Indies' World Cup squad

Sport

James lights up track with 400m gold

Olympic champion takes control of the tracks in 400m while England increase their medals tally at Commonwealth Games.

James lights up track with 400m gold

Politics

Venezuela releases US-run oil ship

Malaysian owners of oil exploration ship say crew of 36 freed days after being detained in disputed waters.

Venezuela releases US-run oil ship

Sport

Guangzhou ease into Asian finals

Big-spending Chinese champions will face South Korean champions FC Seoul in the final of the AFC Champions League.

Guangzhou ease into Asian finals

Sport

Trinidad confirms Baptiste doping probe

Trinidad and Tobago athletics federation says sprinter withdrew from championships over failed drug test.

Trinidad confirms Baptiste doping probe

Politics

Iran accused of Latin America 'terror' plot

Argentine state prosecutor says Iran tried to infiltrate eight countries in the region to carry out attacks.

Iran accused of Latin America 'terror' plot

Politics

Trinidad's national security minister quits

Jack Warner, also former FIFA offical, resigns after being accused of fraud while at regional football group CONCACAF.

Politics

Bin Hammam banned for life

Former FIFA presidential candidate and Asian football boss receives FIFA life ban for 'repeated violations' of ethics.

Bin Hammam banned for life

Sport

Jamaica and Bolt shine on final night

Usain Bolt secures hat-trick of golds as Jamaica smash world record in men's 4x100m relay on last night of athletics.

Jamaica and Bolt shine on final night

Sport

Bin Hammam wins FIFA appeal

Former Asian Football Confederation boss has lifetime FIFA ban rescinded by Court of Arbitration for Sport.

Bin Hammam wins FIFA appeal

Opinion

Obama in Cartagena: No change, dwindling hope

In Cartagena, Obama is widely expected to revert to the Bush playbook and extol the virtues of Colombia and Panama FTAs.

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Sport

The risk of bringing Thierry Henry back home

A familiar face returns to Arsenal but will Thierry Henry boost the club or just dim his legendary status amongst fans.

The risk of bringing Thierry Henry back home

Politics

Trinidad thwarts alleged PM murder plot

Officials arrest more than 10 people allegedly involved in assassination attempt on prime minister.

Trinidad thwarts alleged PM murder plot

Sport

FIFA bans six more Caribbean officials

While president Sepp Blatter fights to save reputation, FIFA punish several Caribbean officials for ethics violations.

FIFA bans six more Caribbean officials

Politics

Cuba plans deep-water oil drilling

Anti-Castro Cuban Americans and right-wing lawmakers are exasperated over Washington's failure to stop the exploration.

Cuba plans deep-water oil drilling