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Stories with subject: Assassinations
  • Outrage after Venezuela opposition leader killed 
    Updated: Nov-27-15 4:48 pm

    CARACAS, Venezuela - The slaying of a Venezuelan opposition leader at a campaign rally is becoming an international flashpoint a week before critical congressional elections.

  • Burundi: Presidential adviser survives attack by gunmen 
    Updated: Nov-27-15 1:16 pm

    KIGALI, Rwanda - An adviser to Burundi's president survived an apparent assassination attempt Friday when gunmen opened fire at his vehicle while he was being driven to work, highlighting the growing insecurity in the central African nation.

  • Texas woman seeks return of film showing JFK assassination 
    Updated: Nov-23-15 4:52 pm

    DALLAS - A Texas woman said Monday that she's suing a federal agency to force the return of a film shot by her grandfather that shows a portion of the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

  • Burundi's government suspends 10 civic groups amid unrest 
    Updated: Nov-23-15 3:28 pm

    BUJUMBURA, Burundi - Burundi's government on Monday suspended the licenses of 10 non-governmental organizations over allegations they have been involved in anti-government activities.

  • Dent on Kurdish party in Turkey raises fear of attack 
    Updated: Nov-23-15 4:11 am

    ANKARA, Turkey - A dent reported on the bullet-proof rear window of Turkey's pro-Kurdish party leader's vehicle has caused fears that the politician may have been targeted for assassination.

  • Palestinian leader discusses failed peace effort 
    Updated: Nov-18-15 2:01 pm

    JERUSALEM - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has shined new light on the breakdown of a potentially history-altering round of 2008 peace talks, saying that he rejected an offer from Israel's Ehud Olmert - which included placing Jerusalem's Old City under international control - because he was not allowed to study the map.

  • License plates on limo JFK in when killed sell for $100K 
    Updated: Nov-07-15 2:51 pm

    DALLAS - The license plates that were on the limousine carrying President John F. Kennedy when he was assassinated in Dallas have sold at auction for $100,000.

  • Traffic around JFK slaying scene in Dallas closed for movie 
    Updated: Nov-02-15 11:34 am

    DALLAS - Street traffic around downtown Dallas' Dealey Plaza, where President John Kennedy was shot and killed this month in 1963, is being shut to accommodate a Rob Reiner-directed film about Kennedy's successor, Lyndon Johnson.

  • Oregon man arrested for threats to president 
    Updated: Oct-31-15 6:20 pm

    BOISE, Idaho - An Oregon man accused of writing letters threatening to assassinate the president was arrested after he reportedly cut off his GPS monitoring device.

  • Israelis and Clinton pay tribute to Rabin at memorial rally story has photos
    Updated: Oct-31-15 4:37 pm

    TEL AVIV, Israel - Tens of thousands of Israelis, along with former U.S. President Bill Clinton, marked the 20th anniversary of the assassination of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin on Saturday night, gathering in the Tel Aviv square where he was gunned down by a Jewish extremist and remembering his calls for peace.