The victim "was not defenseless, given that she had the possibility of changing places (in the car) and thus avoiding the contact with the suspect", the judge said , even though the victim testified she had been pushed, had her cellphone taken away and was laughed at by the perpetrators when she pleaded with them to stop.
Her dismissal was confirmed by the country's top court earlier this month, ending the political career of a woman who grew up in the presidential palace as the daughter of army-backed dictator Park Chung-Hee. She was dressed in a dark navy coat and trouser suit with grey shoes, and looked serious as she stood on the lower steps of the prosecutors' offices to deliver her brief remarks to a bank of media before going in.
On March 22, Khalid Masood ploughed his vehicle into a crowd in a rampage that killed three people on London's Westminster Bridge in the shadow of Big Ben. "It wasn't just theory and dogma", D'Ippolito added, referring to the intercepted conversations. They were also envisioning moving on to "planning and projects", he said.
But Pistorius's state made a decision to inform the more than 10 targets in Lower Saxony, including a school and at least two companies, fearing people could suffer "retaliation" if they travelled to Turkey while unaware they were on a watch list.
It comes as Iraqi vice president Osama al-Nujaifi, who is from Mosul, described the incident as a "humanitarian catastrophe" blaming the USA -led coalition airstrikes and the excessive use of force by federal police forces. Initial investigations into a March 22 airstrike in Raqqa, Syria that was said to have killed about 30 civilians, show that the strike was "clean", Townsend said .
Elaborating on the memo that will kick-start the Article 50 process on March 29, Mrs May indicated her message to European Union leaders will contain substantial detail of her negotiating intentions as she declared it will "set the tone" for Britain's new relationship with Europe.