2000 copies of the newspaper Al-Umma confiscated

first_img 2,000 copies of the newspaper Al-Umma were confiscated at a checkpoint in the southern city of Aden. The seizure of newspapers is often used by the authorities as a way to obstruct the flow of information about the protests and the ensuing government repression. News RSF_en June 30, 2011 – Updated on January 20, 2016 2000 copies of the newspaper Al-Umma confiscated center_img Organisation Help by sharing this informationlast_img read more

Man detained over Sheehan murder

first_img Previous articleFormer Killaloe doctor acquitted of deceptionNext articleReal time bus information due in new year admin Email Advertisement Facebook Twitter Linkedincenter_img GARDAI investigating the murder of Robert Sheehan, have arrested a 59-year-old man in connection with the fatal shooting of the 21-year-old outside a Bunratty hotel last September.The man from the northside of Limerick city was arrested as gardai intensify their investigations into the murder of the young man who had previous convictions and was shot in the early hours of September 2 outside the hotel where he was attending a relatives wedding.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Shannon gardai are holding the 59-year old man on a charge of conspiracy to murder after two Limerick men were arrested, questioned and released two weeks ago in the Clare area.A detention period of seven days is allowed before gardaí must charge or release the 59-year-old.The investigation, which is ongoing, saw up to 100 gardai deployed to find his masked killers after a gun and discharged ammunition were found in open ground near the scene. Over 300 statements have been taken.The family of Robert Sheehan appealed for calm in the wake of the shooting.Sheehan was known to gardai for a number of minor offences, but was convicted of endangerment when Gavin and Millie Murray suffered horrific injuries when their car was petrol bombed. At the trial, the court heard that two other teens, who prepared the bomb, fled the scene while Robert Sheehan stayed and pulled both of the youngsters from the inferno. The 21-year-old, who was 15 at the time of the incident was sentenced to two years detention in St Patrick’s Institution in 2007 while two others, John Mitchell and Jonathon O’Dnnoghue, both 18 at the time were sentenced to seven and eight years respectively.Sheehan was gunned down outside the hotel after he left briefly left the celebrations.Gardai believed the murder may have been connected to a stabbing incident last July in Moyross. They also believe that the gunman and other accomplices may have fled the country since the murder.Shannon Gardai are continuing with their investigation into what they believe is a revenge killing. NewsLocal NewsMan detained over Sheehan murderBy admin – December 17, 2012 1521 Print WhatsApplast_img read more

DWS reshuffles senior staff to create regional heads

first_imgMichalik will oversee Germany and Austria. Sven Simonis leads the institutional business in this area, with Hagen Schremmer in charge of retail.Manuel Faccio, previously CEO of DWS in Switzerland, is now head of southern Europe, France and MENA. Reporting to him are: Olivier Dubost, responsible for France and MENA; Mauro Castiligioni, head of Italy; Mariano Arenillas, covering Spain; and Pascal Imhof for Switzerland.Elsewhere, Sandra Niethen has been appointed head of institutional and client strategy, including consultant relations and pension advisory services. She was previously chief of staff.Michalik told staff that the changes were part of DWS’ “strategic ambitions” and were aimed at “creating an efficient coverage model that has clearly-defined responsibilities”.Yesterday, DWS reported an 18% increase in profits before tax in the third quarter of 2018, compared with the previous three months. The group’s assets under management grew by €5bn, with market performance offsetting client withdrawals of €2.7bn.This week the group also announced an extension of its partnership with Italian insurance giant Generali to provide unit-linked insurance products via Generali’s networks in France, Switzerland, Italy and Germany.The deal followed a partnership announced last week between DWS and French investment house Tikehau specialising in alternatives. DWS has reshuffled senior staff roles in the wake of its IPO earlier this year, creating a number of regional leadership roles.The €692bn asset manager told staff this week of the changes, which involved grouping individual country heads into four regions: northern Europe, southern Europe with the Middle East and north Africa (MENA), Asia Pacific, and Germany and Austria.In a note to staff seen by IPE, Thorsten Michalik, head of coverage at DWS, said: “This streamlined structure is designed to provide a more consistent global operating model that will foster greater communication between our various teams.”Effective this week, Maria Ryan, head of UK, has taken on additional responsibility for the Nordic and Benelux regions, with head of Nordics Thomas Lindahl and head of Benelux Pieter Furnee reporting to her.last_img read more

Europe retain the Ryder Cup

first_imgJamie Donaldson had the honour of holing the clinching putt as Paul McGinley’s team secured a 16 and a half points to 11 and a half point win over the USA.Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell were among the European players to put points on the board during yesterday’s singles matches at Gleneagles.The USA haven’t won the trophy since their victory on home soil at Valhalla, Kentucky in 2008.last_img