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Synonyms for assassination

Synonyms for assassination

an attack intended to ruin someone's reputation

murder of a public figure by surprise attack

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Mugabe also said that Mnangagwa had earlier been the target of an assasination attempt, explaining that unknown assailants had sprinkled cyanide in his office.
Well, I think the best way to possibly adjudicate this issue would be for people to revisit the entire trial into the assasination of Mahatma Gandhi.
Long Island Gary Melius was shot in the head in an apparent assasination attempt on Monday.
Omer said that the International Committee for the Follow up of the Implementation of the Doha Document for Peace in Darfur, which was recently met in Doha, has considered the assasination of leaders of the Justice and Equality Movement who signed the Doha Document as a an intendedl and deliberate work aimed for impeding the peace process and undermining the stability in the area.
While investigations are under way, Brigadier Fahmi Mahrous, the security manager of Hadrmout governorate, has suggested that Al-Qaeda may have been involved in the assasination.
Kirkuk / NINA /-- Kirkuk Provincial Council expressed deep regret toward the serious evolution witnessed by Hawija district after central government troops stormed the sit-in Yards using of excessive force against civilians, which led to the assasination of many martyrs and wounded.
Summary: Iran claims a bomb attack in the capital, Tehran, was an assasination which killed one of the country's leading nuclear scientists.
But the Afghan peace commission which has suffered a series of setbacks including the assasination of its head in September said that negotiations with the Taliban could only begin after they stopped violence against civilians, cut ties to Al Qaeda, and accepted the Afghan constitution which guarantees civil rights and liberties, including rights for women.
He had been roped into this case under section 120B of the IPC and was associated with Sivarasan but was not directly involved in the assasination.
but to reach waste Cllr member Police Ex-AM Peter Rogers (main) and alleged assasination target Cllr Barrie Durkin (inset)
on 17 January 2011 in connection with the assasination of former Lebanese
The assasination of the Hamas leaders took place while they sat in a private car in the neighborhood of Tel As-Sultan in Rafah.
She was crowned queen ten years later, the day before the assasination of her husband.
Last month's assasination has become a major diplomatic incident between EU member states and Israel - who many observers believe to be responsible for the killing.
Jumblatt's latest meeting with opposition figures close to Syria is believed to be aimed at facilitating his visit to Damascus after he was one of the major figures who attacked Syria following the assasination of former Premier Rafik Hariri in 2005.