Members of the security forces took up positions in and around several tense neighbourhoods, sealing off roads and preventing any large-scale demonstrations against President Pierre Nkurunziza's controversial bid to stand for a third consecutive term, AFP reporters said. In Cibitoke, a district of the capital that has been at the heart of the protest movement, several hundred youth were able to throw up barricades and were singing and chanting slogans.
Her remains were moved from Mathari Chapel to Our Lady of Consolata Cathedral in Nyeri town. The group walked to St Mary's Boys' High School Grounds before the remains of the Italian nun were interred in a tomb in the Cathedral. Kairo led the mass as the Pope's appointee of the day before the remains were taken to the Cathedral.
The power of the Holy Spirit transforms people into bold witnesses of the Gospel, who reach out to others, exercise charity and live in harmony with creation, Pope Francis said. The Spirit made them understand that "the death of Jesus was not his defeat, but rather the ultimate expression of God's love, a love that, in the resurrection, conquers death and exalts Jesus as the living one, the Lord, the redeemer of mankind, the Lord of history and of the world."
The lengthy trial saw hundreds of suspects, including military officers, journalists and businesspeople, imprisoned on charges of forming a terrorist organization. The trial was reportedly the joint work of infiltrators of the controversial Gulen Movement in the judiciary and police, conducted to stifle opposition to the ubiquitous group that evolved into a politically motivated juggernaut from a simple religious congregation. A court approved the request of a prosecutor investigating the perjury and defamation charges to overrule the verdict for keeping witnesses' identities secret.
A slew of character witnesses had vouched for Olmert, including former British Prime Minister Tony Blair and former Israeli Mossad chief Meir Dagan in written statements read aloud Monday. At the time Olmert resigned as prime minister, Israel and the Palestinians had been engaged in more than a year of intense negotiations over the terms of Palestinian independence. The Palestinians seek all of the West Bank and east Jerusalem, in addition to the Gaza Strip, for an independent state.
Police say the incident occurred in the early hours of Sunday near the junction of Bowring Road and North Shore Road. A silver Clio car was abandoned at the scene and someone was seen running off in the direction of Mooragh prom. Police are appealing for witnesses to the hit and run and are also appealing for information about the movements of the Clio car around the Ramsey area before the incident.
Domestic abuse in Hartlepool was down by over a third last year compared to the previous 12 months, with 780 fewer incidents reported. The report stated: "The service is performing well in responding to victims of domestic violence and abuse, and there is some evidence that the prevalence of domestic violence and abuse is decreasing in Hartlepool with figures obtained from Cleveland Police identifying that the number of domestic abuse incidents has decreased from 2,846 in 2011-12, to 2,166 in 2013-14."
Detectives have arrested a 45-year-old man on suspicion of rape and he has been bailed pending further police inquiries. "In particular, we would like to speak to anyone who remembers seeing the taxi, the occupants or anything that appeared out of the ordinary. "We believe that a woman may have walked past the taxi at the time of the incident and might have seen a male and female inside the taxi.
Wakefield District CID would like to speak to anyone who witnessed the incident which took place at about 4.20am in the Corn Market in Pontefract this morning (25 May) and involved a large group of men and women A 24-year-old man suffered a serious head injury in the incident after striking his head on the pavement following an assault and was taken to Leeds General Infirmary.
The Egyptian dad-of-two passed away in hospital almost two weeks ago, eight days after he was allegedly attacked on a Gateshead street . Mr Rashwan, who was also known as Ali Mazin Mahmod, is believed to have been was assaulted during an incident on Sunderland Road, near the junction with Wordsworth Street, between 2.45pm and 2.55pm on Saturday, May 2, 2015. Police say there were a number of men in the area of Sunderland Road at the time of the incident who may have spoken to other members of the public.
PKR's Rafizi Ramli today slammed the two witnesses from 1Malaysia Development Berhad who skipped the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) proceedings on the investment company, calling it a "ridiculous" move. Earlier, PAC Chairman Nur Jazlan told reporters that the PAC hearing on 1MDB scheduled for Tuesday was postponed after the Ministry of Finance informed the committee by letter that 1MDB's CEO and former CEO, the first two who had been summoned from the company, could not be present.
Taking to the box on May 19, 2015 the four tried to prove how the accused fraudulently retained tax returns worth over FCFA 406 million. Veronique Makamtseu, the Head of SONARA's Financial Department, explained the terms of reference of the agreement between SONARA and Togo-based EDC, demonstrating how the tax returns from the deal were not paid into Public Treasury by the accused.