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Assassination

See also Murder.
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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She was crowned queen ten years later, the day before the assasination of her husband.
Last month's assasination has become a major diplomatic incident between EU member states and Israel - who many observers believe to be responsible for the killing.
Jumblatt's latest meeting with opposition figures close to Syria is believed to be aimed at facilitating his visit to Damascus after he was one of the major figures who attacked Syria following the assasination of former Premier Rafik Hariri in 2005.
Although no group has claimed responsibilty for the assasination, Yemeni officials say they suspect Al-Qaeda, since hitting a moving target from a moving motorcycle requires specialized training, and the group is known to have used motorcycles in previous assasinations.
Commenting about assasination of Benazir Bhutto, he said she was murdered in the caretaker setup, adding that no FIR was registered against him regarding her accuastions on him.
Ratings hit: |James Franco and Seth Rogen pull off a talk show coup, only to be roped into an assasination attempt on Kim Jong-un, centre
The crash, which took place in 2009 and led to the death of Yazycyoy-lu and five peopl, was initially seen as an unfortunate accident, but investigations later strenghtened suspicion that the incident may have been an assasination.
Mugabe also said that Mnangagwa had earlier been the target of an assasination attempt, explaining that unknown assailants had sprinkled cyanide in his office.
Well, I think the best way to possibly adjudicate this issue would be for people to revisit the entire trial into the assasination of Mahatma Gandhi.
Long Island Gary Melius was shot in the head in an apparent assasination attempt on Monday.
Whitehall and West European sources suggested that chemical weapons were used against rebel-held area on Assad's direct orders out of revenge for the assasination attempt, The Times reported.
Omer said that the International Committee for the Follow up of the Implementation of the Doha Document for Peace in Darfur, which was recently met in Doha, has considered the assasination of leaders of the Justice and Equality Movement who signed the Doha Document as a an intendedl and deliberate work aimed for impeding the peace process and undermining the stability in the area.