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Assassination

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assassins
Fanatical Moslem sect that smoked hashish and murdered Crusaders (11th—12th centuries). [Islamic Hist.: Brewer Note-Book, 52]
Brutus
conspirator and assassin of Julius Caesar. [Br. Lit.: Julius Caesar]
Caesar, Julius
(102–44 B.C.) murdered by conspirators. [Br. Lit.: Julius Caesar]
Gorboduc
king killed by the people, who were horrified at his murderous family. [Br. Legend and Lit.: Benét, 410]
Harmodius
assassinated Hipparchus, brother of the tyrant Hippias. [Gk. Hist.: EB (1963) XI, 198]
Ides of March
Caesar killed by opposing factions (44 B.C.). [Rom. Hist.: EB, 3: 575–580]
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Bhutto was assasinated in a suicide attack while she was leaving an election campaign rally on 27 December 2007.
Wright was later assasinated by the INLA inside the Maze in 1997 while Fulton's brother Mark was found dead inside his cell in 2002.
But Mr Kilfoyle, the Bigley family's MP, expressed concern that on Monday a judge involved in trials of alleged insurgents was assasinated in Baghdad.
Roosevelt became President at 42, the youngest ever, when President McKinley was assasinated in 1901.
Attarzadeh was kidnapped on November 13 after a gunmen assasinated his bodyguard in Hayatabad.
When Senator Bobby Kennedy was assasinated in 1968, the world lost the man who many thought could have changed the direction of global politics.
The emotion etched on her face as Steve's mum,Liz, assasinated all points of her character was fantastic -and heartbreaking.
Anniversaries: 1769: Captain Cook landed in New Zealand; 1895: Sir Henry Wood's Promenade Concerts began at Queen's Hall, London; 1903: Manchester University opened; 1927: Egyptian premier Anwar Sadat assasinated by Muslim extremists; 1996: Lord McAlpine defected from the Tories to the Referendum Party.
In June a Shi'ite prayer leader was assasinated, and 11 policemen, mostly Shi'ites, were shot dead in one attack.
George Bush has been assasinated - well, in this drama anyway.
Murder Squad detectives believe that he was assasinated by a professional hit squad.