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ASSASSINATION NEWS

‘Together, we can become a force’: Haitians seek change after assassination

July 14, 2021 11:22 am

A week after the country awoke to the dizzying news of the president’s assassination, the capital remains in fear and shock. Haiti’s government has declared 15 days of national mourning. In an order, it called for the national flag to be flown at half-staff, and for nightclubs and other establishments to remain closed.

Dueling claims to power, broken institutions, how does Haiti fix this?

July 13, 2021 11:36 am

Claude Joseph, the interim prime minister, and eight of the 10 remaining members of Parliament in the entire country of 11 million people have both said they have a legitimate right to assume power and fill Haiti’s vacuum of authority.

Murder mystery: What were Colombian military vets doing in Haiti?

July 12, 2021 11:02 am

A month later, Mauricio Romero, 45, is dead, one of several men killed in Haiti in the aftermath of the assassination last week of President Jovenel Moïse, and one of at least 20 Colombians implicated by Haitian officials in a murder that has plunged the Caribbean nation into chaos.

Leaked testimony from Haiti suspects says plan was to arrest, not kill president

July 12, 2021 8:40 am

The murder and uncertainty about who hatched the plot is the latest in a succession of blows to hit the struggling country, which has appealed for international help.

Pentagon says US team going to Haiti to assess needs

July 12, 2021 8:11 am

President Joe Biden will be briefed by the team when it returns and "then make decisions about the way forward," a senior Biden administration official told Reuters separately.

Haiti says 26 Colombians, two Haitian Americans among group that killed president

July 09, 2021 11:00 am

Colombian Defense Minister Diego Molano said in a statement that preliminary information indicated that Colombians involved in the attack were retired members of the country's military.

Court convicts 1 Hezbollah member in ex-Lebanon PM's killing

August 18, 2020 10:06 pm

Presiding Judge David Re of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon added that there was no evidence that "Hezbollah leadership had any involvement in Mr. Hariri's murder, and there is no direct evidence of Syrian involvement in it."

Sweden drops probe into 1986 murder of Prime Minister Olof Palme

June 10, 2020 4:32 pm

Prosecutors dropped their investigation into the unsolved murder of former Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme, saying that the main suspect in the case is dead. Palme was shot dead in downtown Stockholm in 1986.

Court convicts all four accused in 1975 L N Mishra murder case

December 08, 2014 6:04 pm

The court has fixed December 15 for hearing the arguments on quantum of sentence.

First Person Second Draft: 1 Assassination, Countless Murders

June 06, 2014 9:59 pm

The assassination of Indira Gandhi caught me on the wrongest foot possible: in transit from New York to New Delhi.