Lavrov hopes US will keep promise on separating Syrian opposition, terrorists

Moscow calls to solve all issues not through regime change, but through an inclusive political dialogue between all ethnic and religious groups
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Around 1,000 people packed into Amsterdam’s Herengracht on Wednesday evening to pay tribute to the city’s mayor Eberhard van der...
AGERPRES special correspondent Florentina Peia reports: Addressing the 72nd Regular Session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 72) on Wednesday, Romania's President Klaus Iohannis said Romania remains
On Wednesday in New York the Netherlands, Australia, Belgium, Malaysia and Ukraine confirmed their political support and cooperation with regard to the prosecution of MH17 suspects in the Netherlands,
President David Granger yesterday called on the international community to ensure that Venezuela is not allowed to thwart the processes of judicial settlement of a long-running border controversy with
The $550 million Doppler Weather Radar Monitoring Station, which was commissioned in 2009 with the intention of giving citizens ample warning of severe weather conditions, has been down for two weeks
A Guyanese man who murdered his wife last December on a Richmond Hill, New York  street, nearly decapitating her with a kitchen knife, has been sentenced to 21 years in prison, prosecutors said yeste
Residents of Victoria, East Coast Demerara, gathered yesterday morning, armed with placards, to protest the state of their main road, which they say is in a “deplorable and impassable” condition a
Deputy Accountant General of the Ministry of Finance, Vladim Persaud, who was arrested on Wednesday by the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU) was released later that night on $400,000 bail and has si
Over $809M has been approved for the National Drainage and Irrigation Authority (NDIA) to execute critical drainage works, a Ministry of Agriculture press release said yesterday.
Russia’s special forces jointly with the Syrian troops are working to destroy Islamic Staet militants near Deir ez-Zor
An East Bank Berbice teenager went missing late Sunday afternoon after he left home to go and pick up two of his sisters from a birthday party in a nearby village.
The Linden Utility Co-op Society Limited (LUSCL) yesterday cut the electricity supply to the town’s municipal daycare for outstanding payments leaving parents and teachers angry and Mayor Carwyn Hol
Basil Rambarran, the cyclist who was in an accident on the Herstelling Public Road on Tuesday afternoon died as a result of multiple injuries, according to an autopsy report.
One week after promising to investigate the alleged use of a racial slur by Public Information and Press Services Officer (PSO) Lloyda Nicholas-Garrett, the Ministry of the Presidency (MoTP) is silent
There is need for more advocacy for the control and prevention of malaria transmission in Guyana, where persons still continue to die as a result of the disease.
Barcelona condemned a crackdown on Catalonia’s right to self-determination after 13 regional government officials were detained on Wednesday as tensions rise ahead of an October 1 referendum on inde
A man was sentenced to prison yesterday after he admitted to causing almost one million dollars in damage to a property owned by Minister of State Joseph Harmon.
AGERPRES special correspondent Florentina Peia reports: President Klaus Iohannis on Wednesday met with UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, whom he invited to pay a visit to Romania.
A 16-year-old miner was yesterday brought before a city court charged with the year-old murder of a farmer.
A driver was yesterday afternoon arrested, hours after he struck down and killed an elderly pedestrian whose body was found in a shallow drain along the Meten-meer-Zorg Public Road, West Coast Demerar
MultiChoice Nigeria, has appointed Nollywood actress, Somkele Iyamah-Idhalama, as the latest brand ambassador of its DStv Explora 2. As ambassador, Somkele will promote the exciting features of the ne
Two women, who were formerly employed as clerks at Central Electronics, were yesterday read several charges, alleging that they  embezzled over $800,000 during a period of almost two years.
A twenty-seven-year-old Mocha resident has been charged with six counts of armed robbery after he was yesterday identified as the man who robbed a group of persons early Tuesday morning at Second Brid
Amidst increasing concerns about threats to their forests, wetlands and way of life, the Wapichan People of south west Rupununi have set up their own website to monitor their ancestral lands and defen
In its budget proposal for 2018, the union grouping, FITUG has called on the  Government to halt plans to close and sell sugar estates and it also wants the income tax threshold raised from $60,000 p
  Three air navigation officers attached to the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) have received search and rescue training.
Minister of Public Telecommunications, Catherine Hughes yesterday donated a number of chairs to the University of Guyana and Theatre Guild which  were taken from the Arthur Chung Conference Centre (A
Monday marked the beginning of the annual International Week of Deaf Awareness under the theme ‘Full Inclusion with Sign’ and in Guyana the observances will culminate with a cultural show featurin
Two miners were on Tuesday fined after they admitted to stealing a quantity of raw gold and a magic mat from a dredge owner in a Mahdia backdam.
A speedboat operator was on Tuesday remanded to prison by a city court on a drug trafficking charge.
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko met with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the framework of participation in the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly, as reported by the Ukraini
The official exchange rate of US dollar and euro to Azerbaijani manat for Sept. 21 was set at 1.7007 manats and 2.0209 manats, respectively.

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