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Human rights groups join global campaign to abolish death penalty after seven-year hiatus

HUMAN rights and legal organisations have condemned the death penalty and promised to push for reforms of the judicial process that would ban executions in Thailand.
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News.Az congratulates its readers on the World Azerbaijanis' Solidarity Day and the New Year.
Having already offended droves of voters, Donald Trump turned his attention to wooing the US’s Hindu community, writes Dennis Pather.
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev received the OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs James Warlick, Igor Popov and Pierre Andrieu as well as Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-
A survey on staff shortage carried out by temping agency Manpower has showed that 33% of Slovenian employers have difficulties finding suitable staff. This is the highest figure since the survey was f
South Africa continues to play a major role in stabilising the continent, but it cannot do so on its own, says Victor Kgomoeswana.
It seems the president is delusional when he claims there is no crisis, just democracy in action, writes Malaika wa Azania.
ONE of Britain's most-wanted escaped criminals has been found, barely 48 hours after the latest Crimestoppers list was released in Spain.
METRO, train and bus passes in Spain's largest cities are considerably cheaper than the European average - a typical ?10 a month less than ...
Still ongoing expansion works that have prevented the use of the Brickdam Police Station’s lock-up are “dragging on for too long,” according to acting Police Commissioner David Ramnarine, who says the
School had just let out for lunch when the World Beyond Georgetown arrived in Mabaruma, one of this country’s newest towns.
Government is disappointed that Barama Company Limited has publicly stated that an estimated 500 workers will be laid off as a result of the closure of its forestry operations in Guyana, according to
Baffled by her sudden death, a West Bank Demerara family awaits a post-mortem examination (PME) to determine what killed 13-year-old Mariza Kissoon, who collapsed suddenly at school on Thursday, whil
A 64-year-old watchman succumbed in a hospital early yesterday morning, less than a day after he was hit by a truck while crossing the Plaisance Public Road, East Coast Demerara.
Tampered passport used by Dataram would have been detected at official ports – Felix Given the security features on machine readable passports and the electronic equipment in place, any attempt
After enduring years of abuse at the hands of her alcoholic husband, Roselyn (not her real name) knew that it was time to leave him when his actions resulted in their 15-year-old son standing over hi
The Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) continues to face difficulty in getting self-employed persons, and corporations to submit tax returns, according to the latest Auditor General’s report.
The Ministry of Public Health yesterday said that a catherisation lab at the Caribbean Heart Institute (CHI) has been functioning since May this year and 15 surgeries are being performed monthly.
From the time seven-year-old Ephraim Collins was diagnosed with hydrocephalus at two months old, his life has been a series of grave predictions from healthcare professionals who said that nothing co
Two persons are now in custody in relation to the shooting to death of Herstelling resident Ameer Abdool Subrati, during an armed robbery on Thursday morning, after they were positively identified dur
The police are working on enhancing video footage, obtained in order to identify the suspect who was involved in the robbery at the Electronic City branch located in the Fogarty’s building, on Friday
Camex Restaurants Inc., Franchisee of Church’s Chicken, Mario’s Pizza, Quiznos and Dairy Queen  yesterday announced the opening of their first  Church’s Chicken 24 Hour Drive Thru Restaurant on Mandel
The Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) has stated that Auditor General  (AG) Deodat Sharma was “not factual” when he stated that $1.550 million requested from the Contingencies Fund had been used to p
Minister of Education Dr Rupert Roopnaraine on Friday urged students to pursue all-round development instead of merely academic development, while emphasising the need for music and sports to form an
Warapoka Village’s Tourism Package will be launched by the Guyana Tourism Authority and Wilderness Explorer at the World Trade Fair this coming December in London.
One year after the city’s Solid Waste Department removed five loads of sand from his neighbour’s drain, Kitty resident Joseph Ramsey is once again asking for help, prompting the intervention of the C
The economy of Linden has slowed down “tremendously,” according to Chamber of Commerce head Kevin De Jonge, who says there must be collaboration among all the stakeholders to reverse the situation.
Essequibo cattle farmer Surendra Sukhdeo may have been able to minimise his losses if he had followed the Guyana Livestock Development Authority’s (GLDA) advice, GINA says.
Two persons were held by the police and taken into custody after searches were conducted and they were found in possession of a quantity of cannabis.
Telecommunications giant AT&T announced Saturday it has sealed a deal to acquire the Time Warner media conglomerate in a stock-and-cash merger deal after it was unanimously approved by
Sunday will be a special day for the residents of the coastal town of Izola, as they remember the town's most important folk legend which tells the story behind Izola's coat of arms.
At least three people died and 15 were injured after a powerful gas explosion ripped through a block of flats in the Russian city of Ryazan. The blast ripped through several floors, pra
Over the past 24 hours, Armenia’s armed forces have 16 times violated the ceasefire along the line of contact between Azerbaijani and Armenian troops using large-calibre weapons
To fully appreciate the concept of assisted dying among African cultures requires that we decolonise death, writes Sibonginkosi Mazibuko.
ANC Youth League leader Collen Maine’s real nemesis is inside his own party, writes Don Makatile.

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