Sri Lankan authorities are investigating a claim that the toppled president`s younger brother ran a "death squad" and ordered a high-profile newspaper editor`s assassination, a police spokesman said Sunday.
The Punjab Youth Congress (PYC) Saturday strongly opposed the permission granted for the screening of the controversial Punjabi movie `Kaum de Heere`, saying it glorifies the assassins of former prime minister Indira Gandhi.
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.
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 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.
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.
Drawing a similarity between him and Rahul Gandhi, son of the assassinated ex-Prime Minister of Pakistan Benazir Bhutto, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said both Congress vice-president and his family have witnessed the pain of assassination.
The Central government on Tuesday opposed in the Supreme Court a plea by the convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case seeking to commute the death penalty to life sentence due to delay in deciding their mercy plea.