Wednesday, October 20, 2021

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Ukraine president’s aide targeted in assassination attempt

More than 10 bullets hit the car, and the driver is said to be seriously injured.

Bobby Kennedy’s assassin granted parole in California

Sirhan Sirhan had tried on 15 previous occasions to be released from the life sentence imposed five decades earlier.

Taliban assassinate head of Afghan govt media department

This comes days after the defence minister escaped an assassination attempt.

‘Key suspect’ arrested after Haiti president’s assassination, plot to take over power

A Haitian doctor who has lived in Florida for 20 years is suspected of being part of a plot to install himself as president.

Widow of Haiti’s assassinated leader speaks as political intrigue swirls

She suggests that perhaps those behind the killing 'do not want to see a transition in the country'.

Haiti police blame Colombian, US suspects in president’s assassination

Haiti currently has no president or working parliament and two men claiming to be in charge as prime minister.

Haiti police hunt down president’s assassins as uncertainty grows

The UN Security Council will hold an emergency meeting on Haiti while the interim prime minister has declared a 'national state of siege'.

Haiti President Jovenel Moise assassinated

Interim Prime Minister Claude Joseph says Jovenel Moise was assassinated at his home by a group of armed individuals.

Iran says scientist killed by satellite-controlled machine gun

The gun was 'controlled online' via a satellite and used an 'advanced camera and artificial intelligence' to make the target, says rear-admiral.

Extra-territorial, extra-judicial killings: Enough is enough

There’s never been an acceptable or reasonable argument to the effect that there’s a difference between extra-judicial killing done domestically on the one hand and externally on the other.

Iran prepares to bury killed nuclear scientist as it mulls response

President Hassan Rouhani says the country will seek its revenge in 'due time' and not be rushed into a 'trap'.

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