Will race and religion decide Jakarta's vote on ethnic Chinese governor? JAKARTA's Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, known as Ahok, faced court today where prosecutors reportedly called for one year's jail for alleged blasphemy - but only if the capital's outgoing governor repeats the offence over the next two years.
He spoke in defence of ordinary people who he said spent their lives working hard and in the end were left with nearly nothing. The spokesman said the party was primarily focused on gaining and retaining tariff free access to the European markets.
The foreign-buyer tax would be effective in all markets within Greater Golden Horseshoe, which is bounded by Peterborough to the east, the Niagara region to the south, Waterloo to the west and Orillia to the north. A standardized lease document for all tenants. One is the B.C. provincial election, where voters will weigh in on how Christy Clark's Liberal government has handled the housing file.
The Bar Council of India today termed the proposed amendment to the Advocates Act as "utterly regressive" and said that its right place is not the Parliament but the dustbin. "If the recommendations are not rejected in toto till May 1, 2017, then on May 2, 2017, there shall be a rally of BCI". He said 20 lakh advocates of the country are associated with 20 crore, they will stand against the autocratic proposal of the Union Government towards lawyers and their profession.
Kiplagat, a 38-year-old mother of two whose resume includes marathon wins in London, Moscow, New York and Daegu, ran alone for the final miles of the race and finished in 2:21:52, nearly a minute ahead of Bahrain's Rose Chelimo. There's a famous photo of a marshal trying to force her off the course at mile two, but thanks to a mixture of pluck and support from the male runners, she gave him the slip.
The attack lasted for almost six hours, with the insurgents firing guns, throwing grenades and detonating suicide bombs, officials and witnesses said. The auto bomb, using which the attacker hit a bus that was transporting the army in Mazar-e-Sharif, targeted the 209 Shaheen Military Corps, TOLO News reported.
But at the same time , you have a regime in North Korea that has consistently done nuclear tests, shot missiles into the waters close to our allies, the trying to miniaturize nuclear weapons, put them on submarines, trying to get intercontinental ballistic missiles.
Canada's position has everything to do with staying on side with Trump and little to do with influencing anything internationally, because the only role Canada has to play is as part of a USA -led coalition, Juneau said. Lavrov that Moscow has asked Washington about the objective of the buildup and received assurances they were there to cut supply lines between the Islamic State group factions in Syria and Iraq.
Witnesses said a group of heavily armed suicide bombers opened fire on soldiers, most of whom were unarmed, as they left a mosque after Friday prayer. The base is responsible for much of northern Afghanistan, including Kunduz province, which has lately seen heavy fighting. "He added: "(One) attacker was inside a vehicle with tinted windows and he was shooting at soldiers with a PK gun.
Resident Carlos Yanez said the scene was "like a war". "The police were firing tear gas, armed civilians were shooting guns at buildings". "As soon as I finish my 15 years of service next year, I'm out", said a National Guard serviceman, asking to remain anonymous because he is not authorized to speak to media, complaining of a lack of professionalism and salaries that amount to a few dozen dollars a month on the black market.
The alleged shooter was identified on ISIS-affiliated social media accounts as Abu Sayif al-Baljiki, 39, from Belgium, Le Figaro reported Friday. It was unclear whether the Thursday night attack would tip the balance of the vote in favour of Le Pen, who has vowed to take a tough line on "Islamic terrorism".
The results of those interrogations will likely be announced once prosecutors file charges against Park. Its acting head Lee Jae-yong and Ms Choi are in the same detention centre as Ms Park awaiting trial. Former President Park Geun-hye arrives at a detention center in Uiwang, south of Seoul , in a auto on March 31, 2017, after a court issued a warrant to arrest her in connection with a corruption scandal that led to her removal from office.
Wednesday's mass protest fell on a significant date for Venezuelans: On April 19, 1810, Venezuelans began their quest for independence from Spain. Thousands of Venezuelans took to the streets in protest again today. Capriles said that one of the fundamental requirements for the opposition to abandon street protests is for the democratically-elected government of Maduro to schedule general elections despite the fact the Maduro's term does not end until 2019 and that it runs contrary to what ...
Muhammad was arrested on Tuesday shortly after the deadly morning rampage that left several dead according to police. On Sunday, he cut off his braids and burned them in a remote area further west, police said, and continued to hide out until Tuesday.
Opponents of President Nicolas Maduro stand amidst tear gas during clashes with security forces in Caracas , Venezuela , Thursday, April 20, 2017. Tens of thousands of protesters flooded the streets again Thursday, one day aft. It wasn't clear who shot him and there was no immediate comment from authorities. "It shows they're afraid of the U.S.", Borges said. They are calling for community-level protests across the country on Friday, a white-clad "silent" march in Caracas on Saturday ...
Police arrested the man at the wheel of a white van, media said, and placed him under arrest on suspicion of "terrorist crime (by committing) murder". There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack in Sweden. The lion-shaped boulders on Drottninggatan are meant as roadblocks and have been put up in several European capitals after a truck attack previous year killed 12 people at a Christmas market in Berlin .
More than 160 people were wounded, said Mohammad Ibrahim Khair Andesh, the head of Balkh's provincial council, on Saturday. Photos circulating online showed the inside of the mosque pock-marked with bullet holes and strewn with shattered glass.
Asserting that the Centre is committed towards bringing any defaulter to justice, the BJP also maintained the same, saying Mallya's arrest in London shows Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government's consistent efforts to bring the beleaguered liquor baron to India.
Monaco left Signal Iduna Park with a 3-2 victory, but Dortmund were much-improved after the break, with half-time substitute Sahin aiding his side's recovery from a 2-0 deficit at the interval. Kylian Mbappe's fortunate goal put Monaco ahead before they benefitted from Bartra's replacement in the Dortmund team, Sven Bender, putting through his own net before the break.
The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the attack and gave a pseudonym for the shooter, Abu Yusuf al-Beljiki, indicating he was Belgian or had lived in Belgium. Two police officers and a woman tourist were wounded, he said. "Immediately a man got out and fired on the police vehicle, mortally wounding a police officer", Interior Ministry spokesman Pierre-Henry Brandet said.
The foiled coup attempt on July 15th a year ago revealed that the military establishment's approach towards political representatives and civilian authorities required change. "Protesters carried signs saying "The "No" is not finished" and "'No' has won". On Sunday, Erdogan claimed victory in his 12t and arguably biggest ballot-box challenge since his ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) came to power in 2002: a referendum on expanding his powers.
But French opinion polls "have consistently said that voters see unemployment and trustworthiness of politicians as bigger issues than terrorism", according to Reuters . "You have people who are trying to make ends of meet and wanting to improve the standard of living for their children". Le Pen also has close ties to Russian Federation.
A committee set up to deliberate on Ireland's strict abortion regime has voted for the constitutional rules to be changed. If the result of these votes are implemented by the Government, there will have to be a referendum to change the constitution.
Grover Norquist, president of Americans for Tax Reform, told LifeZette that the administration is laying the foundation to use the tax cord to address "corporate inversions", in which us corporations merge with foreign firms and relocate company headquarters overseas.
With the Labour Party now, and for the foreseeable future, being in disarray with an unelectable Leader, and head-in- the-sand attitude towards uncontrolled migration, borders and loss of national Sovereignty, her prospect of winning the election with a greatly increased majority is looking very promising.
May said on Tuesday she had been reluctant to bring forward an election that was scheduled to take place in 2020, but had decided it was necessary to stop the opposition jeopardising her work on Brexit. Polls give Mrs May's governing Conservative party a lead of around 20 percentage points, enough to command a majority that could be over 100 seats, but Mrs May said she was not complacent.
At a televised news conference on Friday, Le Pen called for the closure of all "Islamist" mosques in France, the expulsion of hate preachers, and the reinstatement of French borders. "The Champs-Élysées (where Thursday's attack took place) is a French symbol", he noted. Several commentators have argued that a Ms Le Pen victory would be welcomed by Isil - which includes many French nationals in its ranks - because it would set France, home to Europe's largest Muslim population, on a more ...
The actor also revealed that he was offered to work in Kannada films in the past but due to his busy schedule he could not take up any films. If producers think they will face problems or losses because of my actions, I request them not to cast me.
The Sharks were 0 for 6 with the man advantage and are 1 for 12 through the first two games. The Edmonton Oilers look like they're starting to get the hang of this playoff thing. "I'm excited to see what he's capable of in a playoff series", said Oilers winger Milan Lucic after practice Tuesday at Rogers Place . Up 1-0 in the series against Los Angeles in 2016, the Sharks won another hard-hitting one-goal game against the Kings in Game 2 at Staples Center to head home in total ...
Earlier Wednesday, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said the country expressed grave concern about the North's nuclear missile development, saying China opposes any words or actions that aggravate the situation. The recently-developed relationship between the US President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping is clearly showing some positive signs, he said.
Coming against the backdrop of a massive saffron sweep in Uttar Pradesh besides a decent show in recent bypolls, the meeting of party leaders from across the country is set to fete Modi and Shah's leadership, and project the victories as a popular endorsement of the central government, sources said .
It says she barricaded herself in the motel room after Kori Ali Muhammad gunned him down, forcing police to break down the door. Dyer said he surrendered to a responding officer without incident and later apologized to the chief. "I'll protect you. Don't you worry about it.' He really didn't want to go but he was going". Jackson, the host of "The Black Sphere", went on to add, "The only thing that's missing from this equation, and I'm glad it didn't happen, is that he targeted law ...
Beijing has no desire for the government of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un to collapse as it could lead to a reunification that would place American soldiers on China's borders through Washington's close links to Seoul. the USA delegation without providing any explanations cancelled the work on the draft", the Russian U.N. mission said in a statement. "If China is unable to deal with North Korea , the United States and our allies will".
The officials played down concerns and left open a range of possible reasons. Russia's latest move hints at a possibility that the U.S. would have to be wary of this adversary before taking any military action against North Korea , especially after the fallout in Syria.
Opinion polls in the run-up to the vote indicated that the race was neck and neck but in the event, Baswedan appeared on course for a strong victory. Purnama won a three-way first-round vote on Feb 15, securing 43 percent of the votes. The controversy began in September when Purnama, known for his outspoken style, outraged Muslims when he controversially quoted a passage from the Quran ahead of elections for the Jakarta governorship.