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Pakistan interior minister recovering after gun attack

May 07, 2018 - 1:58 PM

Ahsan Iqbal, 59, is shot in the right arm as he prepared to leave a public meeting in his constituency in Punjab province late Sunday, May 6

In this handout photograph released by the Press Information Department (PID) Punjab on May 6, 2018, injured Pakistan's Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal (C) is evacuated from a helicopter on their arrival in Lahore. Pakistan's Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal was shot in the arm in a suspected assassination attempt ahead of nationwide elections due this year, but will survive, his aide and officials said. / AFP PHOTO / PID / Handout

LOOK BACK: The 1972 assassination attempt on Imelda Marcos

Dec 07, 2016 - 8:00 AM

On December 7 1972 a man wielding a bolo attempted to stab former first lady Imelda Marcos

FAILED ATTEMPT. In 1972, Carlito Dimahilig attempted to stab former First Lady Imelda Marcos. Youtube video screengrab

Top Burundi official escapes assassination bid

Nov 28, 2015 - 12:01 AM

Senior police officials say two criminals have been arrested following the assassination attempt on Zenon Ndaruvukanye

SURVIVOR. Zenon Ndaruvukanye survives an assassination attempt, but his bodyguard didn't. Photo from the Facebook page of Zenon Ndaruvukanye

Maldives declares state of emergency

Nov 04, 2015 - 8:35 PM

UPDATED Maldives President Abdulla Yameen declares a state of emergency two days before a planned protest by the opposition Maldivian Democratic Party

FOR SAFETY AND SECURITY? Maldives President Abdulla Yameen declares a state of emergency following an alleged assassination attempt.