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A one-word accusation swirls around Donald Trump's deadly strike on Qassem Soleimani: Assassination
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A one-word accusation swirls around Donald Trump's deadly strike on Qassem Soleimani: Assassination

There is no fixed, formal definition of assassination. But, as with many politically charged labels, the word has taken on significance broader than any one meaning, shorthand for concerns that Donald Trump's decision to kill General Qassem Soleimani was unethical, illegitimate or dangerous

Was Nathuram Godse a patriot? Before creating a love or hate campaign, first understand Mahatma Gandhi's assassin
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Was Nathuram Godse a patriot? Before creating a love or hate campaign, first understand Mahatma Gandhi's assassin

Nathuram Godse, the assassin of Mohandas Gandhi did not get a chance to write an autobiography. But he spoke for himself at the court of law

Saudi Arabia doesn't know where Jamal Khashoggi's body is, say officials, blame Turkey for not giving enough evidence
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Saudi Arabia doesn't know where Jamal Khashoggi's body is, say officials, blame Turkey for not giving enough evidence

Riyadh does not know the location of Jamal Khashoggi's body, despite having detained the Saudi team that murdered him, a high-ranking foreign affairs official said

Sri Lankan prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe to arrive in New Delhi today, likely to discuss India-backed projects in Jaffna
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Sri Lankan prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe to arrive in New Delhi today, likely to discuss India-backed projects in Jaffna

Sri Lankan prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, who will arrive on Thursday evening, will hold wide-ranging talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Maithripala Sirisena calls Narendra Modi, debunks 'utterly baseless and false' reports claiming he said RAW planned to kill him
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Maithripala Sirisena calls Narendra Modi, debunks 'utterly baseless and false' reports claiming he said RAW planned to kill him

Maithripala Sirisena apprised Narendra Modi of the urgent steps taken by him personally and the Sri Lanka government to "publicly reject" these reports.

After Narendra Modi, Devendra Fadnavis receives death threat; letter speaks of 'retribution' for Gadchiroli encounter
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After Narendra Modi, Devendra Fadnavis receives death threat; letter speaks of 'retribution' for Gadchiroli encounter

Minutes after news broke that a Maoist were plotting the murder of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, reports have now surfaced that Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis and his family also received a death threat on Friday.

Letter reveals Maoists planned Rajiv Gandhi-style assassination of Narendra Modi; MHA calls it hollow threat
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Letter reveals Maoists planned Rajiv Gandhi-style assassination of Narendra Modi; MHA calls it hollow threat

In one of the letters from one Prakash to Wilson, it is stated that the Bhima Koregaon agitation was losing its steam, and cadres should keep it alive.

50 years after Martin Luther King Jr's assassination, his legacy resonates through movements for racial, gender equality
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50 years after Martin Luther King Jr's assassination, his legacy resonates through movements for racial, gender equality

50 years on, the banner for racial equality has been taken up by the Black Lives Matter movement and its protests against police misconduct and the use of force

Rajiv Gandhi assassination: CBI says AG Perarivalan's petition devoid of merits, asks SC to dismiss plea
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Rajiv Gandhi assassination: CBI says AG Perarivalan's petition devoid of merits, asks SC to dismiss plea

CBI has told the SC that AG Perarivalan's plea seeking recall of its judgement upholding his conviction in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case should be dismissed.

Manipur BJP MLA Heikham Dingo escapes assassination bid as bomb rips through boundary wall of his house
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Manipur BJP MLA Heikham Dingo escapes assassination bid as bomb rips through boundary wall of his house

BJP legislator Heikham Dingo escaped unhurt when a bomb ripped through the boundary wall of his house in Imphal, police said. No one in his family was injured either

Iran's Supreme Court approves death penalty for researcher accused of spying for Israel's Mossad
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Iran's Supreme Court approves death penalty for researcher accused of spying for Israel's Mossad

Iran's Supreme Court has approved the death sentence of an Iranian researcher accused of spying for Israel.

Theresa May assassination plot foiled: Police arrest 2 in connection with plan to kill British prime minister
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Theresa May assassination plot foiled: Police arrest 2 in connection with plan to kill British prime minister

Sky News reported on Tuesday, citing sources, that police had foiled a plot to assassinate British Prime Minister Theresa May.

Mahatma Gandhi's great-grandson Tushar objects to SC plea seeking re-investigation of Bapu's assassination
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Mahatma Gandhi's great-grandson Tushar objects to SC plea seeking re-investigation of Bapu's assassination

Tushar Gandhi, great-grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, objected to a plea in the Supreme Court seeking reopening of the investigation into the latter's assassination

Bangladesh court sentences 11 people to 20 years imprisonment for assassination attempt on Sheikh Hasina in 1989
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Bangladesh court sentences 11 people to 20 years imprisonment for assassination attempt on Sheikh Hasina in 1989

A Bangladeshi court sentenced 11 people to 20 years imprisonment for attempting to assassinate Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina 28 years ago at her family residence.

Donald Trump releases John F Kennedy assassination files: Revisiting the death of the 35th US president
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Donald Trump releases John F Kennedy assassination files: Revisiting the death of the 35th US president

A report from the day of President John F Kennedy's assassination. He was shot to death by a hidden assassin armed with a high-powered rifle.

Donald Trump to allow release of John F Kennedy's classified assassination files on 26 October
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Donald Trump to allow release of John F Kennedy's classified assassination files on 26 October

Donald Trump said on Saturday that he will allow long blocked secret files on the 1963 assassination of John F Kennedy to be opened to the public for the first time

Benazir Bhutto assassination case: Two senior Pakistani cops acquitted as Lahore HC suspends their 17-year sentence
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Benazir Bhutto assassination case: Two senior Pakistani cops acquitted as Lahore HC suspends their 17-year sentence

Two senior police officials convicted by a Pakistani anti-terrorism court in the Benazir Bhutto assassination case are set to walk free from jail after a court suspended their 17-year sentence, media reports said on Friday

Bangladesh government rubbishes 'baseless' reports on plot to kill Sheikh Hasina, calls them misleading
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Bangladesh government rubbishes 'baseless' reports on plot to kill Sheikh Hasina, calls them misleading

The office of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikha Hasina on Sunday denied as "completely baseless" some media reports of a plot by her bodyguards to kill her last month.

Sheikh Hasina assassination attempt foiled: ISI-backed Bangladesh militants planned Indira-like killing, say security agencies
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Sheikh Hasina assassination attempt foiled: ISI-backed Bangladesh militants planned Indira-like killing, say security agencies

Intercepts suggested that six to seven personnel of the Special Security Force (SSF), which guards the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, were preparing to attack Hasina on 24 August.

Rajiv Gandhi assasination: Madras HC pulls up Tamil Nadu govt for fresh counter affidavit against premature release of convicts
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Rajiv Gandhi assasination: Madras HC pulls up Tamil Nadu govt for fresh counter affidavit against premature release of convicts

The Madras High Court pulled up the Tamil Nadu government after it wanted to file a fresh counter affidavit on a plea by two lifers in Rajiv Gandhi assassination