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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]
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Several members of the political arena also expressed their views on the assasination:
Though the governor had commuted Nalini's sentence despite her having prior knowledge of the assasination, he did not commute Perarivalan's sentence which was based solely on police confession and circumstantial evidence.
but to reach waste Cllr member Police Ex-AM Peter Rogers (main) and alleged assasination target Cllr Barrie Durkin (inset)
on 17 January 2011 in connection with the assasination of former Lebanese
Two more fighters were critically injured by the attack, transferred to hospital this morning.The Al-Qassam Brigades fired 3 grad rockets into Israel this morning in response.Meanwhile Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh urges the international community to stop the attacks.The assasination of the Hamas leaders took place while they sat in a private car in the neighborhood of Tel As-Sultan in Rafah.
Since leaked information stated that Hizbullah will be included in the indictment of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) as a suspect in the 2005 assasination of Hariri, Hizbullah has not stopped attacking the tribunal and the supposed false witnesses who gave fake statements regarding the murder.
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.
The Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in a statement, expressed profound sorrow over assasination of the Turkmen politician in a heinous act of terror.
Pre-trial Judge Daniel Fransen, of the Special Tribunal in Lebanon, on Wednesday ordered prosecutor Daniel Bellemare to clarify by April 27 whether or not he requests the continual detention of the suspects in the 2005 assasination.
The couple's six children are flying in from Australia and South Africa for their mother's funeral, as speculation mounted that the accident was an assasination attempt on Robert Mugabe's arch-rival.
Caspian survives an assasination attempt, goes on the run and teams up with the Pevensies (Georgie Henley, Skandar Keynes, William Moseley and Anna Popplewell) to overthrow the evil king and restore peace.