Assassinations

In this photo released by the Saudi Press Agency, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, right, shakes hands with Salah Khashoggi, a son of Jamal Khashoggi, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on Oct. 23, 2018. The meeting came just days after Saudi Arabia acknowledged that Jamal Khashoggi was killed at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, in what they claimed was a "fistfight." (Saudi Press Agency via AP)
December 03, 2018 - 7:40 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — A Saudi dissident has filed a lawsuit against an Israeli surveillance company, claiming its sophisticated spyware targeted him and helped lead to the killing of his friend, Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The suit, filed in a Tel Aviv court on Sunday, follows others previously...
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December 02, 2018 - 2:52 pm
KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — Pierre Buyoya, Burundi's former president, on Sunday dismissed as politically motivated an arrest warrant issued against him for his alleged participation in the assassination of his country's first democratically elected leader. On Friday, Burundi's attorney general issued 17...
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Paramilitary police officers stand at the entrance to a private villa in Yalova, Turkey, Monday, Nov. 26, 2018. Turkey's state-run news agency says police are searching a villa in northwest Turkey as part of an investigation into the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. (DHA via AP)
November 26, 2018 - 7:42 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish police, searching for the remains of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, scoured the grounds of two adjoining villas in northwestern Turkey, the country's state-run news agency reported. Crime scene investigators and other officials aided by sniffer dogs and a...
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In this photo undated photo released by the Syrian anti-government activist group Kafranbl News, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows a portrait of the anti-Syrian government activist Raed Fares, who was also a vocal critic of Islamic militants, killed on Friday, Nov. 23, 2018, by gunmen with his colleague Hammoud al-Juneid, in Kafr Nabl, south of Idlib. A war monitor and Syrian activists are reporting that masked gunmen in the country's rebel-held northwestern province have killed a prominent figure in Syria's anti-government movement who was also a sharp critic of Islamist militants. (Kafranbl News via AP)
November 23, 2018 - 10:44 am
BEIRUT (AP) — Gunmen in Syria's rebel-held northwestern province shot and killed on Friday a prominent anti-government journalist who was also a sharp critic of Islamist militants. Raed Fares' U.S.-funded Radio Fresh station provides news of the conflict to Syria's northern provinces and is a...
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November 23, 2018 - 7:51 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's state-run news agency says a prosecutor has concluded that a network led by a U.S.-based Muslim cleric is behind the 2016 killing of Russia's ambassador to Turkey and is seeking prison terms for the preacher and 27 others. Anadolu Agency said Friday that the...
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FILE - In this Nov. 18, 2003 file photo, John Hinckley Jr. arrives at U.S. District Court in Washington. A judge has ruled that the man who tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan can move out of his mother’s house. U.S. District Court Judge Paul L. Friedman ordered Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, that Hinckley can live by himself or with others within 75 miles of Williamsburg, Va. Hinckley left a mental hospital to live with his mother in Williamsburg in 2016. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
November 16, 2018 - 9:02 pm
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The man who tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan can move out of his mother's house in Virginia and live on his own, a federal judge ruled Friday. U.S. District Court Judge Paul L. Friedman granted John Hinckley Jr. the largest measure of freedom he's had since shooting...
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Sri Lankan prime minister Mahinda Rajapaksa gestures as he addresses the staff after assuming duties as finance minister in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018. President Maithripala Sirisena dismissed Ranil Wickremesinghe and his Cabinet on Friday and replaced him with former strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa. On Saturday, Sirisena suspended Parliament in an apparent move to give Rajapaksa time to muster enough support to survive any no-confidence vote. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)
November 01, 2018 - 3:39 am
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka's president has summoned Parliament to meet next week as pressure grows for him to resolve the turmoil set off when he sacked the Cabinet last week, his chosen prime minister said Thursday. President Maithripala Sirisena made the decision a day after meeting with...
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Sri Lankan security forces are deployed near the petroleum ministry building in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018. Arjuna Ranatunga who was petroleum minister under Wickremesinghe said one of his security guards opened fire when Rajapaksa supporters mobbed him and protested against him entering the ministry premises. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)
October 28, 2018 - 9:59 pm
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka's president said Sunday he sacked his prime minister mainly because of the alleged involvement of a Cabinet minister in a plot to assassinate him. In a televised address to the nation, President Maithripala Sirisena said a person questioned by investigators had...
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Newly appointed Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, left, embraces his brother former defense secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa at a Buddhist temple in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Friday, Oct. 26, 2018. Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has sacked the country's prime minister and replaced him with a former strongman, state television said Friday. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)
October 26, 2018 - 4:54 pm
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena sacked the country's prime minister and his Cabinet on Friday and replaced him with a former strongman. But the prime minister, Ranil Wickremesinghe, told reporters that he had no intention of leaving his post, creating what some...
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A Saudi policewoman stands near a banner for the Future Investment Initiative conference, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018. The high-profile economic forum in Saudi Arabia is the kingdom's first major event on the world stage since the killing of writer Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul earlier this month. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
October 24, 2018 - 3:57 pm
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — The Latest on the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi (all times local): 7 p.m. Turkish media have published a security camera image allegedly showing a vehicle belonging to the Saudi Consulate "scouting" a forest in the outskirts of Istanbul before the killing of...
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