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Robert F Kennedy’s assassin Sirhan Sirhan granted parole
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Robert F Kennedy’s assassin Sirhan Sirhan granted parole

Aug 28th 2021, 1:14 PM 47,057 Views 40 Comments

Two of RFK’s sons went against their siblings’ wishes to support the release of their father’s assassin.

Haiti calls for US military assistance after president’s assassination
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Haiti calls for US military assistance after president’s assassination

Jul 10th 2021, 8:17 AM 12,077 Views 13 Comments

The country’s 53-year-old leader was killed at his home just before dawn on Wednesday.

Haiti’s ‘true statesman’ had vowed to bring jobs to troubled country before assassination
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Haiti’s ‘true statesman’ had vowed to bring jobs to troubled country before assassination

Updated Jul 7th 2021, 6:07 PM 28,766 Views 6 Comments

Former banana producer Jovenel Moise had ruled for four years before his assassination.

Verdict due over assassination of former Lebanese prime minister amid fears of more violence
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Verdict due over assassination of former Lebanese prime minister amid fears of more violence

Aug 18th 2020, 8:40 AM 10,252 Views 2 Comments

The tribunal’s long-awaited decision comes two weeks after a cataclysmic blast at Beirut port.

How a GAA broadcasting legend found himself commentating on JFK's funeral
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How a GAA broadcasting legend found himself commentating on JFK's funeral

Jul 19th 2020, 8:00 AM 30,670 Views 7 Comments

Michael O’Hehir described it as the toughest broadcast of his career.

Gangland criminal jailed for six years for 'intricate' plan to assassinate Dublin man
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Gangland criminal jailed for six years for 'intricate' plan to assassinate Dublin man

Updated Jul 29th 2019, 5:23 PM 25,019 Views 30 Comments

Alan Wilson was secretly recorded by gardaí discussing a plot to murder Gary Hanley, as part of an “ongoing feud”.

Militia leader allegedly had plans to assassinate Obama, Hillary Clinton and George Soros
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Militia leader allegedly had plans to assassinate Obama, Hillary Clinton and George Soros

Apr 23rd 2019, 10:10 PM 22,314 Views 0 Comments

The United Constitutional Patriots say they want to draw attention to immigration violations and assist federal law enforcement in patrolling the border.

Slovakian journalist who investigated high-profile tax fraud shot dead
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Slovakian journalist who investigated high-profile tax fraud shot dead

Feb 27th 2018, 7:10 AM 18,566 Views 9 Comments

The man’s fiancee was also shot.

Senior Kinahan gang member dodged hit in Spain as he was cycling with his son
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Senior Kinahan gang member dodged hit in Spain as he was cycling with his son

Dec 14th 2017, 12:05 AM 57,355 Views 32 Comments

The Hutch gang has managed to get a foothold in Malaga – a previous Kinahan stronghold.

Woman charged with plot to assassinate Obama with homemade bomb was caught by cat hair
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Woman charged with plot to assassinate Obama with homemade bomb was caught by cat hair

Nov 25th 2017, 1:05 PM 23,702 Views 0 Comments

Julia Poff is charged with sending three devices in the post, one to the then US President.

Donald Trump says he'll release all of the secret JFK assassination files
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Donald Trump says he'll release all of the secret JFK assassination files

Oct 21st 2017, 4:42 PM 36,722 Views 67 Comments

Reports in the US had indicated that certain files were set to be held back when the entire trove is opened to the public this coming Thursday.

Two women accused of assassinating North Korean leader's half brother plead not guilty at start of trial
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Two women accused of assassinating North Korean leader's half brother plead not guilty at start of trial

Oct 2nd 2017, 7:40 AM 19,338 Views 0 Comments

Kim Jong-nam was killed by a toxic nerve agent at Kuala Lumpur airport in Malaysia last February.

Man charged for threatening to kill Emmanuel Macron
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Man charged for threatening to kill Emmanuel Macron

Jul 3rd 2017, 7:24 PM 9,104 Views 0 Comments

The 23-year-old also allegedly said he wanted to attack “Muslims, Jews, blacks, homosexuals”.

DNA from child confirms assassinated Kim Jong-Nam's identity
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DNA from child confirms assassinated Kim Jong-Nam's identity

Mar 15th 2017, 10:15 AM 13,021 Views 6 Comments

He was poisoned with the deadly nerve agent VX in an assassination on 13 February.

Heavily armed police guarding body of Kim Jong-Un's half-brother after attempted morgue break-in
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Heavily armed police guarding body of Kim Jong-Un's half-brother after attempted morgue break-in

Feb 22nd 2017, 10:29 PM 19,796 Views 6 Comments

Detectives probing the killing want to question a North Korean diplomat.

CCTV video emerges of moments surrounding Kim Jong-Nam airport 'poisoning'
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CCTV video emerges of moments surrounding Kim Jong-Nam airport 'poisoning'

Feb 20th 2017, 11:05 AM 32,860 Views 9 Comments

The estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un died in Kuala Lumpur airport last Monday.

Police say four North Korean suspects fled Malaysia on the day of high-profile assassination
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Police say four North Korean suspects fled Malaysia on the day of high-profile assassination

Feb 19th 2017, 11:45 AM 7,612 Views 3 Comments

South Korean authorities have said that Kim Jong Un gave the order to assassinate his half-brother.

Third arrest made in Malaysia over North Korea assassination
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Third arrest made in Malaysia over North Korea assassination

Feb 16th 2017, 10:18 AM 14,274 Views 13 Comments

The man arrested is believed to be the boyfriend of one of the suspects

Professional man flees country in fear of Kinahan gang
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Professional man flees country in fear of Kinahan gang

Dec 23rd 2016, 6:10 AM 62,220 Views 23 Comments

The man was told by gardai he was a target – and then reported being shot at near his home.

John Hinckley, the man who shot US President Ronald Reagan, is now a free man
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John Hinckley, the man who shot US President Ronald Reagan, is now a free man

Jul 27th 2016, 5:43 PM 27,352 Views 45 Comments

He had been residing in a psychiatric hospital after being found not guilty by reason on insanity following the crime.

Award-winning environmentalist shot dead in her home after receiving death threats
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Award-winning environmentalist shot dead in her home after receiving death threats

Mar 3rd 2016, 9:58 PM 30,368 Views 11 Comments

The mother of four previously had an around-the-clock guard but recently switched to an occasional security detail.

One event 20 years ago changed Israel and Palestine forever
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One event 20 years ago changed Israel and Palestine forever

Nov 4th 2015, 6:04 AM 20,977 Views 101 Comments

The assassination of Yitzhak Rabin was 20 years ago today.

This is what Lincoln had in his pocket when he was assassinated
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This is what Lincoln had in his pocket when he was assassinated

Apr 19th 2015, 11:00 AM 15,647 Views 28 Comments

This week marked 150 years since the president was assassinated at Ford’s Theatre.

Boris Nemtsov murder suspect: Police tortured me into confessing
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Boris Nemtsov murder suspect: Police tortured me into confessing

Mar 11th 2015, 10:00 PM 10,522 Views 38 Comments

The man claims he was beaten and subjected to electrical shocks.

Two arrested over Boris Nemtsov killing
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Two arrested over Boris Nemtsov killing

Mar 7th 2015, 11:32 AM 7,048 Views 79 Comments

The politician was a high-profile government critic under Putin’s rule.

Putin vows to punish killers of Kremlin critic, as opposition condemns "political murder"
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Putin vows to punish killers of Kremlin critic, as opposition condemns "political murder"

Feb 28th 2015, 11:49 PM 41,958 Views 317 Comments

Boris Nemtsov was a fierce opponent of Vladamir Putin and was set to lead an opposition rally. He was shot in the back on a bridge near the Kremlin

100 years since the double assassination which sparked WWI
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100 years since the double assassination which sparked WWI

Jun 28th 2014, 10:15 AM 14,570 Views 46 Comments

Controversy and debate continue over the character of Gavrilo Princip, the man who shot the Austro-Hungarian heir.

A childhood in dangerous Colombia inspires...
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A childhood in dangerous Colombia inspires...

Jun 12th 2014, 5:40 PM 8,028 Views 2 Comments

Juan Gabriel Vásquez grew up in a Bogotá rife with violence, and a drugs trade beginning to take off. His experiences inspired his IMPAC-winning novel.

Spanish politician shot dead on the street
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Spanish politician shot dead on the street

May 12th 2014, 10:45 PM 43,734 Views 31 Comments

Leon provincial council chief Isabel Carrasco was shot a number of times in broad daylight.

Gun used in attempted assassination on Pope John Paul II goes on exhibit
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Gun used in attempted assassination on Pope John Paul II goes on exhibit

Apr 7th 2014, 9:56 PM 12,091 Views 73 Comments

Italy’s justice ministry has loaned the museum the gun, a Browning 9mm, for three years.

Pakistan's former ruler survives after bomb explodes just before his convoy passed
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Pakistan's former ruler survives after bomb explodes just before his convoy passed

Apr 3rd 2014, 8:10 AM 4,835 Views 3 Comments

Pervez Musharraf is on trial for treason and could face the death penalty but some are unconvinced the government will complete the trial.

Column: Some day we might have an Ireland that truly meets the aspirations of JFK
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Column: Some day we might have an Ireland that truly meets the aspirations of JFK

Nov 22nd 2013, 1:00 PM 255 Views 36 Comments

Fifty years ago, JFK said Ireland had something to give to the world. That’s still true, writes Ben English.

The History Channel is livetweeting JFK's fateful trip to Dallas today
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The History Channel is livetweeting JFK's fateful trip to Dallas today

Nov 22nd 2013, 12:38 PM 9,125 Views 13 Comments

Watch the events of 50 years ago unfold in real time via Twitter.

Video: Turkish-Bulgarian politician escapes assassination attempt
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Video: Turkish-Bulgarian politician escapes assassination attempt

Jan 19th 2013, 4:32 PM 21,836 Views 80 Comments

Dramatic video captures the moment Ahmet Dogan had a gun pointed at him before it appeared to jam and security guards jumped in.

Three Kurdish women activists shot dead in Paris hit
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Three Kurdish women activists shot dead in Paris hit

Jan 10th 2013, 10:57 AM 7,804 Views 25 Comments

The French Interior Minister visited the scene and described the killings as “assassinations”.

First Irish TV, Titanic, a famous ceiling: the big anniversaries of 2012
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First Irish TV, Titanic, a famous ceiling: the big anniversaries of 2012

Dec 26th 2012, 7:47 PM 7,894 Views 7 Comments

The Titanic disaster, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the Anglo-Irish Treaty: 2012 has been a big year for commemorations. Here’s your guide to the bigger commemorations held this year.

Museum to open balcony where Martin Luther King was shot
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Museum to open balcony where Martin Luther King was shot

Nov 2nd 2012, 7:03 PM 5,768 Views 7 Comments

The room at the motel where Martin Luther King Jr was shot has been left untouched since the evening he was assassinated in 1968.

Israel confirms killing Arafat deputy in 1988
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Israel confirms killing Arafat deputy in 1988

Nov 1st 2012, 8:52 PM 11,952 Views 104 Comments

Lifts 25 year veil of secrecy on assassination in Tunisia.

Pakistan medics remove bullet from shot child activist
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Pakistan medics remove bullet from shot child activist

Oct 10th 2012, 10:19 PM 7,807 Views 42 Comments

14-year-old Malala Yosafzai is intensive care after being shot in the head by the Taliban on her school bus.

Obama assassination plot uncovered in US murder case
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Obama assassination plot uncovered in US murder case

Aug 27th 2012, 9:26 PM 19,084 Views 61 Comments

Prosecutors say that four soldiers had planned to overthrow the US government.

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