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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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The statement has also called on members of the Justice and Equality Movement to maintain the same will for the continuation of dialogue and reconciliation to which its assassinated leaders committed to until reaching a final peace in Darfur.
Former Prime Minister Saad Al-Harir called on all Lebanese to partake in the funeral to bid farewell to the assassinated officials.
Talagang/Chakwal (Pakistan), Oct 18(ANI): Former Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto had been hours away from revealing former military ruler Pervez Musharraf's plan to rig the 2008 elections on the day she was assassinated, Punjab Governor Latif Khosa has claimed.
A resident of Musa Qala district of Helmand province was assassinated by two enemies of peace and stability of Afghanistan while praying in a mosque in Kandahar Citys third sub-district, said Zalmay Ayubi, spokesman for Kandahar governor.
Baghdad, July 31 (BNA) - The Director-General of Iraq''s Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research and his son have been assassinated by a group of unknown armed men in west Baghdad on Sunday, a police source reported.
The MP added that if there is any attempt to abandon the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) "the Phalangists will confront it on the streets, regardless of who heads the government; because we refuse a compromise over the blood of the martyrs who were assassinated in previous years.
ASALA (Armenian Secret Army for the Liberation of Armenia) was an Armenian terrorist organization which staged terrorist attacks on Turkish targets and assassinated Turkish diplomats between 1973 and 1986, aiming to force the Turkish government to acknowledge the so-called Armenian genocide and cede territory for an imaginary Armenia.
Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto, founder PPP Chairman, is the first in row, who accepted gallows but did not bow to the dictator, while his daughter Shaheed Benazir Bhutto was also assassinated by a suicide bomber.
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