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Assassination

Member of Pakistani cricket star's party shot dead in Karachi

Police say Zahra Shahid Hussain was gunned down outside her home in the city of Karachi in southern Sindh province. All three gunmen escaped after the attack and no one has claimed responsibility for the killing.

Sunday, 19 May, 2013, 10:02am

Tunis at standstill amid clashes and Chokri Belaid funeral

Tunisian police fired tear gas and clashed with protesters yesterday as tens of thousands joined the funeral of opposition leader Chokri Belaid, whose murder has plunged the country into new post-revolt turmoil.

9 Feb 2013 - 4:52am

Assassin slit throat of Pharaoh Ramses III to alter line of succession

An assassin slit the throat of Egypt's last great pharaoh at the climax of a bitter succession battle, scientists say in a report on the 3,000-year-old royal murder.

19 Dec 2012 - 4:38am

Gunmen kill Guinea's anti-graft treasury chief Aissatou Boiro

The head of Guinea's treasury was gunned down as she was driving home in what her colleagues describe as a brazen assassination aimed at silencing an official who had launched an investigation into the disappearance of millions in state funds.

12 Nov 2012 - 3:55am

Syrian jets hit targets inside Damascus for first time

A Syrian air force general was assassinated in Damascus as a Syrian fighter jet reportedly hit targets inside the capital for the first time.

31 Oct 2012 - 3:53am

Syrian jets hit targets inside Damascus for first time

A Syrian air force general was assassinated in Damascus as a Syrian fighter jet reportedly hit targets inside the capital for the first time.

31 Oct 2012 - 3:33am

Syria air force general 'assassinated', air strikes pound rebels

A Syrian air force general has been assassinated in Damascus, state television said Tuesday, as air strikes pounded rebel bastions and fighting raged for control of areas around the capital and in the northwest.

30 Oct 2012 - 11:03pm