Soliman said the new appointees will soon examine “corruption cases and crimes” committed under the rule of longtime dictator Omar al-Bashir, who was removed from power by the military in April after several months of sweeping protests. Amid international pressure, a power-sharing agreement between pro-democracy protesters and the generals was signed. … [Read more...] about Sudan ruling council appoints 2 to top judicial posts
The president of the European Council has called on Turkey to stop illegal drilling off the coast of Cyprus, saying it’s harming efforts to reunify the ethnically split island nation and undermines good relations with the EU. … [Read more...] about EU Council chief calls on Turkey to stop drilling off Cyprus
“When I first ran for Mayor, I had serious concerns about how decisions were made at the then-Boston Redevelopment Authority,” Walsh said. “I immediately ordered an outside review of the BRA and put in place significant reforms to bring transparency, integrity and accountability to our development and planning processes across the city. We launched Boston’s first citywide plan in 50 years that, through the input of more than 15,000 residents, now serves as a framework to preserve and enhance our city. … [Read more...] about Michelle Wu wants to abolish the BPDA. Here’s what to know.
City officials expect to issue up to 1,700 new permits for hosted B&B operations starting October 2020 after the Council approved a new vacation rental ordinance in June. … [Read more...] about New Hawaii bed-and-breakfast property tax category proposed
When completed, the project will include two buildings with a total of 531,000 square feet. Building heights will mostly range from 38 to 42 feet, with 11 percent of the construction reaching up to 49 feet to screen rooftop mechanical equipment. City codes permit to 45 foot-tall buildings in the business park if the building is not located along a perimeter downhill slope. … [Read more...] about Poway warehouse construction generates resident complaints