Musharraf remanded over Bhutto assassination
Decision means former military ruler will spend upcoming election day under house arrest in his Islamabad villa.
Venezuela's interim leader accuses rivals of destabilization attempts
Days before the election, interim President Nicolas Maduro suggests that political opponents hired Colombian paramilitaries to commit assassinations. CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan interim President Nicolas Maduro has accused his political rivals of bringing Colombian paramilitaries into the country to commit assassinations, an assertion typical of the brief but intense campaign leading to Sunday's presidential election.
Ten Years After US Invasion, 'Politics of Death' Not 'Democracy' in Iraq
Sold to the US public with noble promises of "liberation" and "democracy," the invasion of Iraq instead delivered what Agence France-Presse described on Tuesday as the "politics of death." Sectarian violence and political assassinations have been on the rise ahead of upcoming elections and March, which also marked the tenth anniversary of the US bombardment and ground war, was the deadliest month since summer of last year.
S Africa's ANC tense ahead of leadership vote
Run-up to ruling party's internal elections dogged by claims of political assassinations, corruption and irregularities.
Fearing Loss to Romney, Obama Officials Pushed to Codify Rules for 'Kill List'
A report in the New York Times on Sunday describes how, leading up to the recent US election, the Obama administration made a determined push to codify guidelines for its targeted assassination (aka 'Kill List') program and clarify rules for the use of US predator drones strikes overseas.