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assassination

The deliberate killing of a person, especially a public figure, either for hire or to advance a religious, ideological, political or military agenda.
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Benedict Arevalo, commander of the Army's 303rd Infantry Brigade, said they are only closely monitoring the movement of suspected NPA assassins. Senior Inspector Aireen Cordua, spokesperson for the Negros Occidental police, said they have not created any unit to run after suspected NPA assassins.
When I showed my brother the pictures, he said, "Assassin bug!"
Assassins is an ensemble piece and the cast, who perform in principal roles across the area, skilfully managed the task of taking centre stage when it was their turn in the proprietor's fairground assassination game while strongly supporting each other in ensemble.
14 -- Ubisoft has announced Assassin's Creed The Ezio Collection for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.
1 THE DAY OF THE JACKAL (1973) EDWARD FOX plays a suave and ruthless assassin tasked with killing French President Charles de Gaulle.
He said that the assassins opened fire on the governor from inside a Peugeot Pars car.
Critique: A rigorous work of original, documented, and seminal scholarship, "Eclipse of the Assassins: The CIA, Imperial Politics, and the Slaying of Mexican Journalist Manuel Buendia" is an informed and informative expose of the dark underbelly of American political corruption that was well hidden from the general public by the presidential administrations that inflicted it.
Assassin's Creed Syndicate has launched through retailers worldwide for PlayStation4 computer entertainment system and Xbox One for $59.99 suggested retail price.
ASIA has been an environment untouched by the Assassin's Creed franchise - until now.
Pages presents readers with an examination of an extremist sect, the ShiAEite Nizary IsmaAEilis, the Assassins, providing a case study in the application of Western ideas of the exotic Muslim oothero to medieval texts.
Arno's quest leads him to an alliance with the Assassins, which causes some headaches since Arno's love interest, Elise, is a Templar through and through.
Ileni has nothing left to lose when she enters the Assassins' Caves on a mission.