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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.

Gunmen shoot dead Mexican mayor in troubled state

Last Updated: Sunday, March 23, 2014, 04:29

Gunmen killed the mayor of a town in the troubled Mexican state of Michoacan on Saturday, more than a year after he had survived a previous assassination attempt, officials said.

`Kim Jong-un was target of assassination bid`

Last Updated: Friday, March 15, 2013, 10:39

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was the target of an assassination attempt linked to a power struggle within one of the nation`s military bureaus, South Korean intelligence sources have claimed.

London cops hunt for bearded attackers of Brar

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 02, 2012, 23:06

London police are on the lookout for four men with "long black beards" following an assassination attempt on Lt Gen (Retd) KS Brar, who led the Indian Army operation into the Golden Temple in Punjab in June 1984.

Somalia`s Prez Hassan Sheikh Mohamud inaugurated

Last Updated: Sunday, September 16, 2012, 22:05

Mohamud, a teacher and activist, won the election last week against outgoing President Sheik Sharif Sheikh Ahmed by the legislative vote of 190 to 79.

Was there an assassination attempt on Hillary in Israel?

Last Updated: Friday, July 20, 2012, 16:19

There was an assassination attempt on US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton while she was on an official visit to Israel, according to Israel Radio.

Auction of Ronald Reagan blood vial cancelled

Last Updated: Friday, May 25, 2012, 13:49

The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation had expressed outrage over the auction, in which bidding had reached over USD 30,000.

For sale: Ronald Reagan`s blood vial

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 23, 2012, 09:54

The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation issued a statement denouncing the sale and threatening legal action against the auction house.

Gunmen publish Yemen President`s photo by force

Last Updated: Monday, February 06, 2012, 09:40

After months of street protests demanding his ouster, Ali Abdullah Saleh is set to transfer powers to his deputy later this month.

Iraqi lawmaker escapes assassination attempt

Last Updated: Thursday, May 12, 2011, 16:29

Arshad al-Salehi and his family were in the house but suffered no injuries.

Pak condemns assassination attempt on Hurriyat leader

Last Updated: Saturday, December 05, 2009, 19:20

Pak has condemned the assassination attempt on moderate separatist leader Fazal Haq Qureshi, who was in a critical condition after being shot at in Kashmir.