22 Sep 2021

Aide to Ukraine’s president survives apparent assassination attempt

A top aide to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky was travelling in a car that came under fire at approximately 10 a.m. More than 10 bullets hit the car outside Kiev on Wednesday morning, and police are calling the incident an assassination attempt. Police are completing an operation to find the

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03 Jan 2019

Colombia Investigates a Possible Plot to Assassinate President, Official Says

“Colombia is investigating a possible plot to assassinate President Ivan Duque that may involve Venezuelan nationals arrested while carrying ‘weapons of war,’ according to a top official. Without providing evidence or any further details, Foreign Minister Carlos Holmes posted a 90-second video on Twitter Saturday night that said Colombia’s intelligence

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07 Nov 2018

France arrests six right-wing extremists over plot to attack Macron

“French police on Tuesday arrested five men and a woman, all from the radical far right, suspected of plotting to attack French President Emmanuel Macron, an official close to the investigation said. The source said France’s domestic spy agency (DGSI) ordered the raids in three different regions after obtaining intelligence

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01 Nov 2018

Denmark accuses Iran of activist murder plot

“Denmark has accused Iran’s intelligence agencies of planning to assassinate an Iranian activist on Danish soil. The target was believed to be a member of an Arab separatist movement, Denmark’s intelligence service said. Denmark has recalled its ambassador from Tehran and is consulting other EU countries about imposing new sanctions

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25 Jun 2018

Zimbabwe president survives blast, two vice presidents injured

An explosion at a campaign rally has been described by the Zimbabwean government as an assassination attempt on its current president. The president escaped without injury but 49 others were injured, including two vice presidents. Political uncertainty in the country remains high as its people prepare for the first presidential

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