assassination


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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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Perhaps the most remarkable of all historical cases was Adolf Hitler's survival of an assassination attempt in 1939.
Deputy General Secretary Jamat Islami Sindh Abdul Waheed Qureshi and District Ameer Hyderabad Hafiz Tahir Majeed have also condemned the assassination of Dr Soomro.
20 (Saba)- Absence of states means the absence of stability and increasingly political assassinations targeting the advocates of the civil modern state like Jarallah Omer, Ahmad Sharafuddin, Abdulkarim Jadban and recently Dr.
The issue of remission was referred to the Constitution Bench after the Centre had challenged the Tamil Nadu government's decision to remit the sentences of all seven convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.
The assassination attempt came months after the assassination of Dr.
Allawi accused the Government of being responsible for the assassination of tribal chief, dignitaries and innocent citizens; especially that it proved its inability to protect citizens.
To this very day I refuse to accept that a politician from Macedonia is behind the assassination attempt for some benefits.
He said they prove Israel was tracking his movements for purposes of assassination.
Democratic institutions," they conclude, "thus appear robust to the assassination of leaders, while autocratic regimes are not.
8 following the violence triggered by the assassination.
Russia denies that it had anything to do with the assassination, and Putin has pledged Russia's full cooperation in the investigation.
Steven Spielberg's study of an assassination team out to avenge the terrorist murders of Israeli athletes at the 1972 Munich Olympics will likely take multiple viewings over years to fully and fairly assess as either a work of art or a political/morality play.