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US urges Ankara to respect Iraqi sovereignty, resolve illegal troop deployment issue

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The girl used a friend’s cellphone and recorded an explicit video of herself which she wanted to send to a friend. Now, thousands of people who shared the footagemay be criminally charged.
Hamas has vowed retaliation following the death of a prominent member, who was shot near his home in the Gaza Strip on Friday. He had been serving a life sentence in Israel before being
Before the Central Bank commits to releasing some of Guyana’s foreign currency reserve into the market, it is asking commercial banks to help “weed out” illegitimate requests even as it considers clo
Attorney-General Basil Williams SC yesterday denied that he indirectly threatened the life of a judge as has been claimed by PPP/C MP Anil Nandlall and he signaled his intention to file legal action
A man is now dead, while his 16-year-old son is being treated at the Georgetown Public Hospital for severe burn injuries after a kerosene lamp exploded in their home at Warren Plantation, located on t
Buoyed by “large increases” in gold production, Guyana’s economy has continued to expand, although growth has been slower than expected and uneven, according to the preliminary findings of a recent I
he Government of Guyana is presently servicing the loan owed by Atlantic Holdings Incorporated (AHI) to Republic Bank Limited (RBL) of Trinidad for the construction of the Marriott Hotel.
Acting Chancellor Yonette Cummings-Edwards has ruled that the court does have jurisdiction to hear the case brought by the Cheddi Jagan Research Committee Inc (CJRCI), which is challenging the revocat
Driver Manx Powers, who was on trial for causing the death of former world champion boxer Andrew ‘Six Head’ Lewis, had the charge dismissed yesterday, when a court found that the police failed to pro
A mother of five was yesterday sentenced to nine-and-a-half-year sentence after pleading guilty to unlawfully killing her common-law husband. Pauline Williams will, however, have some six-and-a-half
The Assistant Superinten-dent of Police (ASP) who was implicated in the smuggling of an AK-47 rifle out of the Tactical Services Unit (TSU) compound, at Eve Leary, about one month ago, has since been
The family of four-year-old Ramkarran Mohan, who was struck down by a car at Tuschen over a week ago, is concerned that no charge has yet been laid against the driver.
Not wanting to lose its support base and seeking to get feedback from the public on myriad of issues, the Alliance for Change (AFC) yesterday began a ‘Meet the Public’ exercise, which saw an overwhel
Kevin Ritchie finds himself as hungry for hope as a drowning man is for air. But he finds a glimpse of it in that Spur video.
Deodat Indar, of Sterling Products Limited, has been elected the new President of the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce & Industry (GCCI), which yesterday defended the election of its council at its
A split between the founders of the long running Link Show, Ron Robinson and Gem Madhoo-Nascimento, led to the dissolution of ‘The Link,’ and the emergence of a new satirical revue.
Youth from the Sophia Juvenile Detention Centre were recently able to benefit from an empowerment session with local comedian Kurt Jardine, popularly known as ‘Chow Pow,’ who shared how he was able t
The Cancer Institute of Guyana (CIG) yesterday introduced modern radiation technology for use in the treatment of cervical cancer. The High Dose Rate (HDR) radiation treatment is said to be the most
The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) office in Guyana in collaboration with Global Wildlife Conservation (GWC) has launched the first step in a series of reports focusing on Guyana’s incredibly rich biodiver
The Ministry of Public Health is engaged in a series of measures to transform its approach to Tuberculosis (TB) treatment, according to Junior Minister of Public Health Dr.
Two Pakistani nationals, who claimed to be refugees, were fined and ordered deported on Thursday after using forged passports to enter Guyana.
Two brothers were yesterday granted their release on bail after they denied stealing a little over $800,000 in gold. Alex Fiedtkou, 23, and Leon Alleyne, 21, are alleged to have stolen 73 pennyweights
The Republican Party’s longstanding ideological divisions were laid bare in very public fashion this week, sinking President Donald Trump’s Obamacare repeal plan and threatening other elem
The status of ‘a major US ally outside NATO’ will help deter Russia’s aggression against Ukraine, said lawmaker Ihor Mosijchuk, speaking on ZIK TV March 24.
The consecrated bell will travel to Vatican as a gift for Pope Francis.
The family of five-year-old Tasmiya* are outraged that her alleged rapist is still roaming the streets.
SBU agents found a cache of Russian ammunition in Donbas, the service reported March 24.
A crowd of far-right activists waving banners that read “F**k EU” protested “tyranny in Brussels,” blaming eurocrats for inflicting poverty, austerity and uncontrollable migration upon
Sandra Ogunfiditi A Lagos caterer, Mrs. Nike Adegboyega, has pleaded with an Agege Customary Court, Lagos to dissolve her nine-year-old marriage because her husband, Moshood, was in the habit of threa
Kunle Falayi When a Lagos High Court sitting at Igbosere, on Thursday convicted the killers of 24-year-old model, businesswoman and mother of one, Cynthia Osokogu, in a four-year-old case that became
Kunle Falayi The Edo State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has arrested two suspected cannabis barons while also seizing 18,294kg of cannabis with an estimated street value of N183
Angel George An estranged wife, Kafilat Olapade, has approached an Agege Customary Court, Lagos to dissolve her 20-year-old marriage which had produced no child due to her husband’s low sperm count. T
Femi Adesina I learnt an enduring lesson on the day General Sani Abacha died. It was June 8, 1998, and death had laid its icy hands on the maximum ruler, and the sceptre had fallen from the grip of th
Olalekan Adetayo Politics is about loyalty. Public office holders must see those around them as being loyal to them and their cause. It seems aides and other appointees of such office holders will sto

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