GARDAI ARE APPEALING for witnesses to come forward after a man shot dead in the Lucan area of west Dublin last night. The body was found with gunshot wounds at Griffeen Valley Park in Lucan in Dublin shortly after 8pm. Officers are interested in hearing from anyone who may have seen anything unusual or suspicious in or around the park between 7pm and 9pm last night.
Students attending the 24th annual Salon du Livre de Toronto book fair are getting the chance to pick out their favourite novels, but they're also being exposed to free literature from the Jehovah's Witnesses. But this year, people are raising concerns about a religious group being at the book fair, which is being held at the Toronto Reference Library on Yonge Street north of Bloor Street.
As many as 15 pupils at King's Hospital school in west Dublin crowded into a four-bedroom dormitory on the night of November 24th as, it is alleged, a 13-year-old boy was sexually assaulted with a hockey stick. Subsequently, in an account given by the suspended boy, a hockey stick was taken out and three pupils separately touched the 13-year-old's coccyx/tailbone with it before he was given a choice of having it inserted into his body or agreeing to fight another boy.
The Punjab and Haryana high court on Friday directed the Haryana director general of police (DGP) to file an affidavit about the steps taken to protect witnesses related to criminal cases registered against those involved in the violence during Jat agitation for reservation in February. "The director general of police, Haryana, should come with proper affidavit keeping in mind the concept of 'witnesses' protection' envisaged by the society and the law and having regard to the circumstances prevailing in the state," ordered Justice A B Chaudhari.
BENGHAZI, Libya -- Clashes continued for the second day among heavily-armed militias vying for control of the Libyan capital, Tripoli, in what appears to be the worst outbreak of violence there in two years. Witnesses in Tripoli said Friday that gun battles rocked the southeastern Nasr Forest district and adjacent neighborhoods as residents were advised by emergency officials to remain home and stay way from windows.
On Friday, the lawyer for Philadelphia architect Plato A. Marinakos Jr. worked to counteract that impression by focusing on Marinakos' contract limiting him to monitoring demolition of the vacant building that collapsed and crushed the adjacent Salvation Army thrift store. Questioning Thomas J. Simmonds, who hired Marinakos to monitor demolition of the Hoagie City building at 2136-38 Market St., attorney Neil P. Clain Jr. focused not on the collapse that killed six people but on the words of Marinakos' contract.
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Ontario's police watchdog is appealing for witnesses of a vehicle collision involving Toronto police Friday, Dec. 2. According to the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Toronto police attempted to stop a vehicle downtown, in the area of Bathurst and King streets, at approximately 2:50 a.m. Shortly after, the vehicle hit a number of other vehicles and flipped on its roof near the intersection of Portland and Richmond streets.
On December 1st, Joe McKnight's life ended like too many before him, in a pool of blood. According to witnesses at the scene of the altercation, Ronald Gasser shot and killed the former New York Jets running back after a traffic accident. Whether it's Joe McKnight, Philando Castile, or Walter Scott, it's all too familiar and the response to his death with likely be similarly all too familiar.
The Panamanian People's Party, in a letter sent to President Raul Castro, expressed the deep sorrow that plagues Panamanian communists on the passing of the respected Commander of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro Ruz. 02 de diciembre de 2016, 10:20Panama, Dec 2 (Prensa Latina) The example of Fidel Castro will continue to nurture the effort of Panamanian women fighting for a society of social equality, the National Union of Women of Panama (Unamup) said today.
A petrol tanker skidded off the road and exploded in central Nigeria, killing at least 14 people on Friday, witnesses have said. They said eight houses were razed following the accident which happened around 8:00 am (0700GMT) in the transit town of Tegina in Niger state. "We buried 14 people including a six-month-old baby who died in the tanker explosion this morning," said Muhammad Sani who took part in the rescue operation.
In the first 10 months of 2016, as many as 2,00,000 Vietnamese tourists have visited Japan that marks a 30% year-on-year rise. Keiji Yoshida, who is the CEO of Asia Investment & Travel Company said that most of the outbound tour operators in Vietnam are gradually becoming more interested in promoting Japan as a tourist locale.