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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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"A year passed since the attempted assassination. I can say today that I have evidence, proving that the attempted assassination was committed at the instruction of John Bolton from the White House...Everything is leading to John Bolton, who has a criminal way of thinking, a mindset of a murderer...I cannot accuse (US) President (Donald) Trump at the moment but I have all the reasons to ask for an investigation into (the activities) of John Bolton," Maduro told US journalist Max Blumenthal, as broadcast by the state television.
The two legislators said claims by blogger Dennis Itumbi that he has voice and video recording of the meeting at a hotel where the assassination plot was allegedly hatched should be taken seriously by the Director of Criminal Investigations.
What is tragic in this whole saga is that no one has sat back to think seriously about this assassination talk.
President Duterte over the past three years has talked intermittently about his assassination, not so much as a tragedy about to befall him, but actually more as a deliverance from his heavy burdens as president.
NBI urged to look into alleged assassination plot vs Evasco !-- -- (philstar.com) - April 2, 2019 - 5:41pm MANILA, Philippines The family of former Cabinet Secretary Leoncio Evasco Jr.
KARACHI -- Political leaders on Friday denounced assassination attempt on renowned religious scholar Mufti Taqi Usmani in Karachi, which resulted in the killing of two of his security guards.
ISLAMABAD -- Prime Minister Imran Khan has ordered an investigation into mysterious assassination of Maulana Samiul Haq, the chief of his own faction of the Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam, at his residence in Rawalpindi.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has accused the United States of instructing the Colombian government to organize his assassination which failed in early August.
In the first session, attended by the son of late Prime Minister Rafic Hariri, Prime Minister-designate Saad al-Hariri, the Prosecution declared that "Mustapha Badreddine was a senior official in Hezbollah and his military experience resulted in his leading the Party's forces in Syria." "This was revealed in the manner in which the assassination of Rafic Hariri took place," it added.
RAMALLAH, August 5, 2018 (WAFA) -- President Mahmoud Abbas Sunday telegrammed his Venezuelan counterpart Nicolas Maduro and congratulated him for surviving the assassination attempt against him on Saturday.
The security director of Alexandria survived an assassination attempt on Saturday, after a massive explosion targeted his convoy at Rushdy district in the center of Alexandria governorate on March 24, 2018 - Press photo CAIRO - 28 June 2018: Within the framework of the Ministry of Interior affairs' efforts to examine the ramifications of the assassination attempt of Alexandria's security director that occurred in March 2018, the security forces managed to raid a hideout of Hasm terrorist movement and kill six terrorists.
BAGHDAD / National Iraqi News Agency (NINA)- Turkish intelligence services are investigating whether a Balkan group of Turkish origin could carry out an assassination attempt against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during his visit to Bosnia and Herzegovina on Sunday.