Ecuador presidential candidate assassinated, suspect dead
The violence injured nine other people, including a candidate for the legislature and two police officers.
Powerful Iranian cleric killed in attack at bank
The attack is believed to be the most significant in years against a cleric in Iran.
Former Indian lawmaker killed live on TV while in police custody
Reports say the assailants had been posing as journalists.
Bobby Kennedy's assassin denied parole again
Sirhan Sirhan, now 78, has been behind bars for more than five decades – despite doubts that he fired the shots that likely changed the course of US politics.
Malcolm X's daughter to sue CIA, FBI, New York police over assassination
Malcolm X rose to prominence as the national spokesman of the Nation of Islam, an African-American Muslim group that espoused Black separatism.
India's top court frees ex-PM's killers
Former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi was killed by a woman suicide bomber at an election rally in the southern state of Tamil Nadu in 1991.
Imran Khan claims Pakistan PM Sharif had role in plot to kill him
The government has denied any part, and blamed the assassination attempt on a lone assailant fueled by religious extremism.
Sri Lanka frees Tamil prisoners who tried to assassinate president
Former president Chandrika Kumaratunga, Sri Lanka's first woman head of state, survived the attack at her final rally in the capital, but lost her right eye.
Japan police chief wants to resign over Abe shooting
Japanese officials, including Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, have acknowledged flaws in the security around Shinzo Abe's appearance at the election campaign event.
With Japan's ex-PM Abe pale and lifeless, a doctor at the scene prayed for a miracle
Shingo Nakaoka tells of efforts to save the former premier following the shooting on July 8.
Japan readies sombre farewell to slain Abe, its longest-serving premier
Shinzo Abe's killing by an unemployed man wielding a homemade gun stunned a nation where both gun crime and political violence are extremely rare.
Abe assassination raises questions about security for VIPs in Japan
Dignitaries in Japan often travel with modest security details focused mainly on direct physical threats rather than being protected by the heavily-armed personnel braced for firearms attacks seen in places like the US.