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Author of scathing Iraq War Chilcot report will now face MPs’ questions

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News.Az congratulates its readers on the World Azerbaijanis' Solidarity Day and the New Year.
Azerbaijan's Prime Minister Artur Rasizade has met President of Venezuela Nicolas Maduro who is on an official visit to Azerbaijan.
Four polling stations will open at 8am tomorrow morning.
In light of Barama Company Limited’s decision to end its forestry operations, an estimated 500 workers are expected to be laid off within the next three months, according to General Manager Mohindra
Calling gun crimes the “most pressing problem” facing the country, ex-army Chief-of-Staff Brigadier General (rtd) Mark Phillips yesterday urged collaboration with the police to ensure safety and secu
Cabinet has asked Public Health Minister Dr George Norton to investigate reports that staff of his ministry passed insider information to bidders seeking lucrative drug procurement contracts.
Ukrainian law enforcers brought down a passenger from on the plane, who was an Armenian citizen.
A security guard attached to the Electronics City branch in the Fogarty’s building was shot yesterday after he attempted to foil an armed robbery in which a man was relieved of over $1M.
Minister of State Joseph Harmon yesterday confirmed that Cabinet on October 11 discussed the planned acquisition of private property on Carmichael Street and decided to ask Attorney General Basil Wil
Shamir Barker, the accused in the hit and run accident that caused the death of Latoya Thompson last year, was yesterday found not guilty of the crime after police failed to prove that he was the dri
An overpass to divert the approximately 20,000 vehicles using the Diamond, East Bank Demerara (EBD) intersection every day is in the pipeline and will bring much needed relief to the congested road.
The recent spate of countrywide power outages is a concern for government and has seen Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo seeking answers from the Guyana Power and Light Inc.
While saying the coconut industry can potentially increase foreign currency earnings through the export of its myriad products, Minister of Business Dominic Gaskin yesterday stressed that now is the
As the probe continues into the murder of Mahaicony businesswoman Bibi Shairoon Nesha Ali, who was found bound and gagged in her home earlier this week, police say a third suspect was arrested on Thu
Two men, who were arrested for questioning in relation to the murder of Brazilian miner Mario Pozzer, have allegedly confessed not only to that crime, but to the killing of another gold miner during a
A fire, suspected to be electrical in origin, destroyed a Triumph, East Coast Demerara house yesterday morning, leaving a police officer and his family counting millions of dollars in losses.
Murder accused Jahryl Reid had admitted to battering businessman Colin McLean in the head with a piece of wood, after the man attempted to sodomise him, according to his caution statement, which was a
Nicholas Hercules, who is accused of murdering his uncle, was yesterday committed to stand trial for the crime. It is alleged that on April 1, 2015, at Princes Street, Lodge, Hercules murdered Carlos
Azerbaijan have learned rivals as the UEFA Futsal EURO 2018 qualifying draw has today been held in Nyon.
A young robbery suspect was shot early yesterday morning by a member of a Professional Guard Service patrol, after it responded to a report of the attempted robbery of a company guard at Republic Bank
Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo yesterday said he will defend his advice to President David Granger to investigate whether Public Service Commission Chairman Carvil Duncan should be removed from the c
After listening to proposals presented by government officials last week, executives of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) said it was too early to determine what projects they would be financing.
The bodies of the 19 people killed as a result of a crash landing of a Mi-8 helicopter in Siberia have been found.
"Icheri sheher" (Old City) feature film by Ilgar Safat and “Q?rm?z? ba?” (Red Garden) by Mirbala Salimli were invited to the 5th Turkish Lake Van International Film Festival.
ISIS executed 284 men and boys as coalition forces closed in on Mosul, an Iraqi intelligence source told CNN, APA reports.
Poland’s defense minister claims a video of Donald Tusk talking with Russian officials at the site of Lech Kaczynski’s plane crash refutes the official probe and was hidden. The EC head
The decision to build a biomedical immune-biological facility was made in the framework of the Russian-Nicaraguan inter-governmental commission
No tents, no sleeping rough, two teenagers and two adults, 900km, 4 rucksacks and some maps, a lot of maps: this is going to be fun.
Veteran Russian MMA fighter Alexander "The Storm" Shlemenko returned to Bellator action on Friday night after a lengthy break to beat Kendall Grove emphatically by TKO in the second rou
The 2018 FIFA World Cup will take place on June 14 — July 15 in 2018 at 12 stadiums in 11 Russian cities
A North Carolina judge may have been “up for whatever” when he tried to bribe an FBI agent with Bud Light beer in exchange for some “innocent” spying on his wife and her alleged friend,
Everything we know about Zika fever may change due to a discovery from the University of California, San Diego’s School of Medicine. The disease only recently became public knowledge an
"Investigators consider three main causes of the crash — violation of flight security measures, equipment malfunction, unfavorable weather conditions," IC said
Airbnb has been left tending its wounds after New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a law imposing steep fines for listing short-term rentals of host-free apartments. Airbnb is now taki

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