The trial of 14 men, including a former president, is set to begin in Burkina Faso over the assassination of the country’s revered revolutionary leader Thomas Sankara 34 years ago. In the trial opening on Monday, former President Blaise Compaore and 13 others face an array of charges in the[…]
State prosecutors in India have submitted draft charges accusing 19 people of a “conspiracy to assassinate” Prime Minister Narendra Modi, as well as acts of terrorism and other crimes, alleging ties to leftist guerrillas. Prosecutors in the state of Maharashtra filed charges on Wednesday asserting the group was behind a[…]
An investigation at the highest level of government is now underway, after security officials suggested that there have been “one or two plots” to assassinate President Cyril Ramaphosa. That’s according to report from Rapport, who say that South Africa’s top brass are now looking into potential security issues within the South[…]
Turkish authorities have detained seven people after the assassination of the Russian ambassador to Turkey, while Russia is sending more than a dozen investigators to join the inquiry. Andrey Karlov, 62, died from bullet wounds after a 22-year-old off-duty Turkish policeman shot him in the back as he gave a[…]
Israel is responsible for the 2008 murder of a top security aide of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, according to secret US intelligence files. Brigadier General Mohammed Sleiman was shot in the head and neck on August 1, 2008 by a small team of Israeli commandos as he enjoyed a dinner[…]
There was a plot to assassinate African Union Commission (AUC) chairwoman Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma several days after she took up the post, Al-Jazeera has reported on its website. According to leaked secret intelligence documents posted on their site this week, Dlamini-Zuma allegedly faced “an eminent threat” to her life in Addis[…]
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