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Rajiv Gandhi assassination: Nalini moves Supreme Court

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 18:45

S Nalini, who has been undergoing life imprisonment in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, has approached the Supreme Court seeking to declare as "null and void" a provision in law mandating Tamil Nadu government to consult the Centre before releasing seven life term convicts in the case.

Somali lawmaker assassinated, Shebab claim responsibility

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 15:13

Somalia`s al Qaeda-linked Shebab claimed responsibility for shooting dead a lawmaker and wounding another today, the latest in a surge of attacks in Mogadishu during Islam`s holy month of Ramadan.

Prominent female activist killed in Libya

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 00:28

A prominent Libyan activist who had become an international face of her strife-torn country`s efforts to build a democracy was assassinated by gunmen who stormed her home in the restive eastern city of Benghazi, police said on Thursday.

On centenary of WWI assassination, the past still haunts Sarajevo

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 16:04

Two concerts in two Bosnian cities will mark the 100th anniversary on Saturday of the Sarajevo assassination that lit the fuse for World War One, in a divided country where the past still haunts the present.

North Korea slams Kim assassination comedy as `act of terror`

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 12:45

North Korea on Wednesday denounced a new Hollywood comedy about an assassination bid on leader Kim Jong-Un as a "wanton act of terror" and warned of a "merciless response" unless the US authorities banned the film.

Security Council condemns Afghan assassination bid

Last Updated: Saturday, June 07, 2014, 08:14

The UN Security Council condemned an attempt to assassinate Afghan presidential frontrunner Abdullah Abdullah calling for an orderly transition to a new government.

Libya Army chief survives assassination attempt

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 03, 2014, 03:15

Libya`s Army Chief Major General Abdulaslam Jadallah Obeidi survived an assassination attempt in the capital Tripoli, an Army spokesperson said.

Venezuela accuses US envoy of plotting Maduro murder

Last Updated: Thursday, May 29, 2014, 03:52

Venezuela`s ruling party accused opposition members and the US ambassador to Colombia on Wednesday of plotting a coup and the assassination of President Nicolas Maduro.

Emblematic Venezuelan prisoner begins hunger strike for freedom

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 04:56

An imprisoned former Caracas police commissioner at the center of stalled political talks between Venezuela`s government and opposition went on a hunger strike on Tuesday, demanding he be released due to frail health.

Man who plotted to kill Obama sentenced to death

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 09:03

A judge has formally sentenced a man to death for killing a woman as part of what he said was a plot to assassinate President Barack Obama.

Pak journalist Hamid Mir appears before panel probing attack on him

Last Updated: Friday, May 02, 2014, 15:21

Senior Pakistani TV journalist Hamid Mir, confined to a wheelchair after surviving an assassination attempt, today recorded his statement before a judicial commission probing the attack on him.

Rajiv Gandhi assassination: Karunanidhi declines to comment on SC decision

Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014, 23:06

DMK president M Karunanidhi on Friday refrained from commenting on the Supreme Court`s decision to refer to a larger Constitution Bench, the release of seven convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.