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#Assassination

# assassination - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

Slovakian journalist who investigated high-profile tax fraud shot dead

The man’s fiancee was also shot.

# assassination - Thursday 14 December, 2017

Senior Kinahan gang member dodged hit in Spain as he was cycling with his son

The Hutch gang has managed to get a foothold in Malaga – a previous Kinahan stronghold.

# assassination - Saturday 25 November, 2017

Woman charged with plot to assassinate Obama with homemade bomb was caught by cat hair

Julia Poff is charged with sending three devices in the post, one to the then US President.

# assassination - Saturday 21 October, 2017

Donald Trump says he'll release all of the secret JFK assassination files

Reports in the US had indicated that certain files were set to be held back when the entire trove is opened to the public this coming Thursday.

# assassination - Monday 2 October, 2017

Two women accused of assassinating North Korean leader's half brother plead not guilty at start of trial

Kim Jong-nam was killed by a toxic nerve agent at Kuala Lumpur airport in Malaysia last February.

# assassination - Monday 3 July, 2017

Man charged for threatening to kill Emmanuel Macron

The 23-year-old also allegedly said he wanted to attack “Muslims, Jews, blacks, homosexuals”.

# assassination - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

DNA from child confirms assassinated Kim Jong-Nam's identity

He was poisoned with the deadly nerve agent VX in an assassination on 13 February.

# assassination - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

Heavily armed police guarding body of Kim Jong-Un's half-brother after attempted morgue break-in

Detectives probing the killing want to question a North Korean diplomat.

# assassination - Monday 20 February, 2017

CCTV video emerges of moments surrounding Kim Jong-Nam airport 'poisoning' North Korea This post contains videos

CCTV video emerges of moments surrounding Kim Jong-Nam airport 'poisoning'

The estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un died in Kuala Lumpur airport last Monday.

# assassination - Sunday 19 February, 2017

Police say four North Korean suspects fled Malaysia on the day of high-profile assassination

South Korean authorities have said that Kim Jong Un gave the order to assassinate his half-brother.

# assassination - Thursday 16 February, 2017

Third arrest made in Malaysia over North Korea assassination

The man arrested is believed to be the boyfriend of one of the suspects

# assassination - Friday 23 December, 2016

Professional man flees country in fear of Kinahan gang

The man was told by gardai he was a target – and then reported being shot at near his home.

# assassination - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

John Hinckley, the man who shot US President Ronald Reagan, is now a free man

He had been residing in a psychiatric hospital after being found not guilty by reason on insanity following the crime.

# assassination - Thursday 3 March, 2016

Award-winning environmentalist shot dead in her home after receiving death threats

The mother of four previously had an around-the-clock guard but recently switched to an occasional security detail.

# assassination - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

One event 20 years ago changed Israel and Palestine forever

The assassination of Yitzhak Rabin was 20 years ago today.

# assassination - Sunday 19 April, 2015

This is what Lincoln had in his pocket when he was assassinated

This week marked 150 years since the president was assassinated at Ford’s Theatre.

# assassination - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

Boris Nemtsov murder suspect: Police tortured me into confessing

The man claims he was beaten and subjected to electrical shocks.

# assassination - Saturday 7 March, 2015

Two arrested over Boris Nemtsov killing

The politician was a high-profile government critic under Putin’s rule.

# assassination - Saturday 28 February, 2015

Putin vows to punish killers of Kremlin critic, as opposition condemns "political murder"

Boris Nemtsov was a fierce opponent of Vladamir Putin and was set to lead an opposition rally. He was shot in the back on a bridge near the Kremlin

# assassination - Saturday 28 June, 2014

100 years since the double assassination which sparked WWI WWI

100 years since the double assassination which sparked WWI

Controversy and debate continue over the character of Gavrilo Princip, the man who shot the Austro-Hungarian heir.

# assassination - Thursday 12 June, 2014

A childhood in dangerous Colombia inspires...

Juan Gabriel Vásquez grew up in a Bogotá rife with violence, and a drugs trade beginning to take off. His experiences inspired his IMPAC-winning novel.

# assassination - Monday 12 May, 2014

Spanish politician shot dead on the street

Leon provincial council chief Isabel Carrasco was shot a number of times in broad daylight.

# assassination - Monday 7 April, 2014

Gun used in attempted assassination on Pope John Paul II goes on exhibit

Italy’s justice ministry has loaned the museum the gun, a Browning 9mm, for three years.

# assassination - Thursday 3 April, 2014

Pakistan's former ruler survives after bomb explodes just before his convoy passed

Pervez Musharraf is on trial for treason and could face the death penalty but some are unconvinced the government will complete the trial.

# assassination - Friday 22 November, 2013

Column: Some day we might have an Ireland that truly meets the aspirations of JFK

Fifty years ago, JFK said Ireland had something to give to the world. That’s still true, writes Ben English.

From The Daily Edge The History Channel is livetweeting JFK's fateful trip to Dallas today Jfk50

The History Channel is livetweeting JFK's fateful trip to Dallas today

Watch the events of 50 years ago unfold in real time via Twitter.

# assassination - Saturday 19 January, 2013

Video: Turkish-Bulgarian politician escapes assassination attempt Bulgaria This post contains videos

Video: Turkish-Bulgarian politician escapes assassination attempt

Dramatic video captures the moment Ahmet Dogan had a gun pointed at him before it appeared to jam and security guards jumped in.

# assassination - Thursday 10 January, 2013

Three Kurdish women activists shot dead in Paris hit

The French Interior Minister visited the scene and described the killings as “assassinations”.

# assassination - Wednesday 26 December, 2012

First Irish TV, Titanic, a famous ceiling: the big anniversaries of 2012 Review 2012 This post contains videos

First Irish TV, Titanic, a famous ceiling: the big anniversaries of 2012

The Titanic disaster, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the Anglo-Irish Treaty: 2012 has been a big year for commemorations. Here’s your guide to the bigger commemorations held this year.

# assassination - Friday 2 November, 2012

Museum to open balcony where Martin Luther King was shot

The room at the motel where Martin Luther King Jr was shot has been left untouched since the evening he was assassinated in 1968.

# assassination - Thursday 1 November, 2012

Israel confirms killing Arafat deputy in 1988

Lifts 25 year veil of secrecy on assassination in Tunisia.

# assassination - Wednesday 10 October, 2012

Pakistan medics remove bullet from shot child activist

14-year-old Malala Yosafzai is intensive care after being shot in the head by the Taliban on her school bus.

# assassination - Monday 27 August, 2012

Obama assassination plot uncovered in US murder case

Prosecutors say that four soldiers had planned to overthrow the US government.

# assassination - Friday 27 April, 2012

US court rules against release of dead bin Laden photos

Meanwhile, earlier today Osama bin Laden’s family was deported from Pakistan to Saudi Arabia.

# assassination - Saturday 18 February, 2012

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Your evening round-up of the day’s biggest news stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed.

# assassination - Saturday 11 February, 2012

Military official shot dead in Damascus

Dr Issa al-Kholi is the highest ranking military official to have been killed since unrest began almost a year ago.

# assassination - Wednesday 1 February, 2012

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

# assassination - Sunday 22 January, 2012

Jewish newspaper owner suggests 'hit' on Barack Obama

Andrew Adler has been forced to apologise for proposing the assassination of the “unfriendly to Israel” US president.

# assassination - Saturday 5 November, 2011

Two police officers charged over Bhutto assassination

Two further suspects – both police officers – have been charged in connection with the death of former Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto.

# assassination - Tuesday 18 October, 2011

Iran denounces ambassador 'plot' as US "media and political show"

Iran says the accusations linking it to a plot targeting the Saudi ambassador in the US are “in no way compatible with legal logic”.

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