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Stories with subject: Assassinations
  • Saudi police capture man wanted for bombing, assassination 
    Updated: May-01-16 1:06 pm

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Saudi Arabia's Interior Ministry says police have arrested a man wanted in connection with a number of terrorist acts, including a suicide bombing that targeted a mosque inside a special forces compound, killing 15 people last year.

  • The Rev. Billy Kyles dies; was present when ML King was shot 
    Updated: Apr-27-16 11:46 am

    MEMPHIS, Tennessee - The Rev. Samuel Billy Kyles, a longtime civil rights leader who was present when Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated on a hotel balcony, has died in Memphis. He was 81.

  • Burundi: General assassinated in attack in capital 
    Updated: Apr-25-16 2:44 pm

    BUJUMBURA, Burundi - A military general in Burundi who was an adviser to the country's vice president and two others were shot dead in the capital, a military official said Monday. It is the latest killing in an upsurge of violence including tortures and increased disappearances that have created a climate of fear and led more than 250,000 people to flee to neighboring countries.

  • Syrian journalist attacked by IS in Turkey dies 
    Updated: Apr-12-16 3:29 pm

    ISTANBUL - A Syrian journalist who was shot in the Turkish city of Gaziantep in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group died from his wounds Tuesday, a close friend said.

  • Afghan Taliban announce spring offensive story has photos
    Updated: Apr-12-16 7:10 am

    KABUL, Afghanistan - The Taliban announced the start of their warm-weather fighting season on Tuesday, vowing "large-scale attacks" in the 15th year of their war against the U.S.-backed Afghan government.

  • Islamic State says it is behind killing of Saudi policeman 
    Updated: Apr-05-16 12:18 pm

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - A Saudi affiliate of the Islamic State group said Tuesday it was behind the assassination of a police colonel who was shot dead outside the capital, Riyadh, in the second attack by the group in recent days.