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Stories with subject: Political assassinations
  • Retired Colombian general on trial in murder of politician 
    Updated: Jun-01-15 4:36 pm

    BOGOTA, Colombia - Colombia's Supreme Court began hearing arguments Monday in the trial of a retired army general accused of taking part in the 1989 assassination of a top presidential contender.

  • AP News in Brief at 9:58 p.m. EDT 
    Updated: May-26-15 11:06 pm

    The Latest on weather: Third body pulled from swollen Blanco River; Texas death toll now 13

  • Grave of assassinated Burkina Faso leader exhumed story has photos
    Updated: May-26-15 1:31 pm

    OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso - Authorities exhumed human remains Tuesday from the purported grave of Burkina Faso's assassinated leader, nearly three decades after the Marxist revolutionary was killed during a coup in this West African country.

  • Independent candidate rides hatred of politics in Mexico story has photos
    Updated: May-25-15 2:32 pm

    MEXICO CITY - Mexicans' disgust with corrupt, aloof, high-living politicians has a name, and it's El Bronco. The horseback-riding, boot-clad, tough-talking Jaime Rodriguez lives up to his nickname.

  • Indian forces try to stop separatists' march in Kashmir 
    Updated: May-21-15 3:04 am

    SRINAGAR, India - Hundreds of government forces with automatic weapons patrolled the streets of Indian Kashmir's main city to stop a rally by separatists to mark the anniversaries of the assassinations of two Kashmiri leaders.