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Shadow Foreign Sec Thornberry condemns hypocrisy of govt figures pushing for Syria intervention

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Fifty-one years after the first hunger strike was launched on Robben Island, we are witnessing another - by political prisoners in Israeli jails, writes Shannon Ebrahim.
The counting of ballots for the Guyana Public Service Union (GPSU) elections continued yesterday amidst claims by the elections officer that attempts were being made to disrupt the process, while the
Kwatamang, one of the five satellite villages of Annai, is situated on very hilly terrain. The 400-odd people living there are predominantly Macushi.
A 100-level Business Administration student of University of Lagos (UNILAG), Ariyibi Ayomide has reportedly taken her own life after she was shamed publicly by her roommates. The Employee Relations an
OLALEKAN ADETAYO and ENIOLA AKINKUOTU There was confusion on Saturday over the seized N13bn cash found in an apartment in Ikoyi, Lagos, which was discovered by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commis
The Guyana Bank for Trade and Industry (GBTI) registered an after-tax profit of $2.032 billion for 2016, 1.5% above the previous year but it also saw loan impairment expenses of $899 million.
The criminal investigation into the purchase of lands at ‘Pradoville 2’ by former president Bharrat Jagedo, members of his cabinet and close affiliates, is nearing completion, according to head of the
The Commission of Inquiry (CoI) into the Education System has recommended an investigation be conducted into the National School Feeding Programme with a view to having it provide more value for money
Remember Chris Hani, Steve Biko and others as you blithely enjoy the freedom they died for, writes Don Makatile.
The Ministry of Natural resources has for one month remained silent in the face of a request from the Transparency Institute Guyana Incorporated (TIGI) for clarification on whether ExxonMobil has subm
Despite having failed key targets in 2016 – including the number and length of blackouts – the Guyana Power and  Light (GPL) has escaped what could have been a hefty financial penalty with the regula
Her heart set on black pudding with ‘loud sour,’ Guyanese Heather Chin, journeyed 50 miles from her Texas, US home only to be told that there was not enough pudding to sell.
Baku has a magnificent gymnastics arena.
US$21.8 million is to be pumped into a project which will assist Guyana to sustainably manage its lands, Commissioner of the Guyana Lands and Surveys Commission (GL&SC) Trevor Benn said adding th
The Guyana Sugar Cor-poration (GuySuCo) has set a production target of 74,172 tonnes of sugar for its first crop but sources believe that it may not be achieved since there is not enough cane in the g
President of the Guyana Agricultural & General Workers Union  (GAWU) Komal Chand said he is not impressed by the meeting between President David Granger and UK company Czarnikow, because Guyana wo
President David Granger yesterday told PNCR members that his government has no intention of shutting down the sugar industry and stressed that diversification is key to keeping it alive.
Twelve years after her husband was brutally murdered, Cheryl Bess got a glimmer of hope that justice was near after she was informed that one of the alleged shooters was in police custody.
British-Nigerian born Anthony Joshua defeated veteran Ukrainian Wladimir Klitschko in a world heavyweight title fight epic at Wembley on Saturday, taking victory on an 11th round stoppage. Joshua adde
Acting Chancellor Justice Yonette Cummings-Edwards on Friday received 23 legal books for the Family Court, donated by UNICEF in support of the advancement of the Family Court.
More than 6,000 teachers and thousands of students will benefit from the development of a new mathematics curriculum framework, following the approval of US$13.3 million by the World Bank which will a
Police are investigating a robbery carried out on an Anna Catherina, West Coast Demerara supermarket on Friday evening. The attack occurred after 8 pm, when four men, including two armed with handguns
St Joseph High School fifth former Precious Barrow emerged the winner of the Ministry of Public Health’s visual arts competition held in commemoration of Vaccination Week.
Average price of AZERI LT CIF, extracted at Azerbaijan’s Azeri-Chirag-Gunashli block of fields, was $53.23 per barrel on Apr. 24-28 or $1.18 per barrel less than the previous week.
The police have paraded the Administrator of Ijumu Local Government Area of Kogi State, Taofiq Isah; his police orderly, Sgt. James Ede, and four others in connection with the reported assassination a
Rhythmic gymnastics gives incredible emotions.
Former minister of power, and science and technology, Professor Bartholomew Nnaji, speaks to TOFARATI IGE, on the reforms he instituted in the power sector and other issues You became a minister at a
China has one of the world's biggest transport markets
Fires covering about 1,000 ha of natural territory were registered in Buryatia's Zaigrayevsky district
Niyi Odebode, Eniola Akinkuotu and Adelani Adepegba Former President Goodluck Jonathan has dismissed claims by respondents in a book written by the Chairman of the Editorial Board of ThisDay, Mr. Segu
Bayo Akinloye and Toluwani Eniola Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said that he will not apologise for treading on anybody’s toes during his reign as president of the country between 1999 and 20
OLALEKAN ADETAYO and ENIOLA AKINKUOTU There was confusion on Saturday over the seized N13bn cash found in an apartment in Ikoyi, Lagos, which was discovered by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commis
The US president has invited his Philippines counterpart to visit him at the White House to try and mend bilateral relations, which soured under the previous administration. Read Full A
A week before the 2nd round of the French election, eurosceptic presidential hopeful Marine Le Pen has reminded her supporters that the ”euro is dead” and should be left only for intern

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