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Israeli Veterans Fight One Last Battle: Reclaim Their Legacy From ‘Profanity’

Israeli Veterans Fight One Last Battle: Reclaim Their Legacy From ‘Profanity’

Haim Gouri, second from right, an Israeli poet and veteran of the Palmach strike force, at a protest against a plan to name part of a heritage site for Rehavam Zeevi, an assassinated former general
Op-Ed Contributor: The U.S. Must Extradite My Grandfather’s Killer

Op-Ed Contributor: The U.S. Must Extradite My Grandfather’s Killer

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman speaks at a news conference in Dhaka, Bangladesh, in 1972.

Retro Report: The Lasting Legacy of a Fighter for the Amazon

Chico Mendes’s murder in 1988 became a turning point in Brazil’s environmental consciousness, and after it, a global movement to save the Amazon gained impetus.

Retro Report: The Lasting Legacy of a Fighter for the Amazon

Chico Mendes’s murder in 1988 became a turning point in Brazil’s environmental consciousness, and after it, a global movement to save the Amazon gained impetus.
Russian Ambassador to Turkey Is Assassinated in Ankara

Russian Ambassador to Turkey Is Assassinated in Ankara

A man, reported by The Associated Press to be the gunman, after the shooting of the Russian ambassador, on the floor, on Monday at a gallery in Ankara, the capital of Turkey.
Who Was Andrey Karlov, the Russian Ambassador Killed in Turkey?

Who Was Andrey Karlov, the Russian Ambassador Killed in Turkey?

Andrey G. Karlov, left, with President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia at Ataturk airport in Turkey in October.
The Interpreter: Turkey, Russia and an Assassination: The Swirling Crises, Explained

The Interpreter: Turkey, Russia and an Assassination: The Swirling Crises, Explained

The assassination of a Russian ambassador by a Turkish gunman on Monday caused global alarm, but an armed conflict between Turkey and Russia is unlikely.
Syria Talks Proceed Despite Assassination of Russian Diplomat in Turkey

Syria Talks Proceed Despite Assassination of Russian Diplomat in Turkey

Police special forces outside the Russian Consulate in central Istanbul on Tuesday, a day after the Russian ambassador to Turkey was killed by a gunman in Ankara.
Turkey Assassination Suggests Erdogan’s Loyalty Problem Is Lingering

Turkey Assassination Suggests Erdogan’s Loyalty Problem Is Lingering

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan before delivering a speech on Tuesday in Istanbul. The assassination of the Russian ambassador by a Turkish police officer suggests that Mr. Erdogan may face a resilient
Editorial: Russia, Turkey and an Assassination

Editorial: Russia, Turkey and an Assassination

A Turkish honor guard with the coffin of Andrey Karlov, the assassinated Russian ambassador to Turkey, at a ceremony Tuesday at an Ankara airport.
Tragedy Made Steve Kerr See the World Beyond the Court

Tragedy Made Steve Kerr See the World Beyond the Court

Steve Kerr, head coach of the Golden State Warriors, has become a go-to voice in sports for matters of bigger meaning.
U Ko Ni, a Prominent Muslim Lawyer in Myanmar, Is Fatally Shot

U Ko Ni, a Prominent Muslim Lawyer in Myanmar, Is Fatally Shot

Police and security officers guarding the scene where U Ko Ni, a prominent Muslim lawyer and adviser to Myanmar’s leader, was fatally shot on Sunday at Yangon International Airport
Assassins Are Killing Ukraine’s Rebel Chiefs, but on Whose Orders?

Assassins Are Killing Ukraine’s Rebel Chiefs, but on Whose Orders?

Mikhail Tolstykh, left, a leader of the Russian-backed separatist army, in Donetsk, Ukraine in 2014. Mr. Tolstykh was killed on Wednesday in an explosion in his office.
Kim Jong-nam, the Hunted Heir to a Dictator Who Met Death in Exile

Kim Jong-nam, the Hunted Heir to a Dictator Who Met Death in Exile

The forensic department of Kuala Lumpur General Hospital in Malaysia, where the body of Kim Jong-nam was believed to be on Wednesday.
Myanmar Says Ex-Army Officer Ordered Prominent Lawyer’s Murder

Myanmar Says Ex-Army Officer Ordered Prominent Lawyer’s Murder

The funeral last month in Yangon, Myanmar, for U Ko Ni, a well-known human rights lawyer, who was fatally shot at the Yangon International Airport on Jan. 29.
2 More Arrested in Killing of Kim Jong-un’s Half Brother, Malaysia Says

2 More Arrested in Killing of Kim Jong-un’s Half Brother, Malaysia Says

The police refusing to answer questions from the news media after embassy officials from North Korea left the hospital in Kuala Lumpur where the body of Kim Jong-nam was believed to be.
Kim Jong-nam Killing Was ‘Terrorist Act’ by North Korea, South Says

Kim Jong-nam Killing Was ‘Terrorist Act’ by North Korea, South Says

Journalists surrounded a North Korean official’s car at the Foreign Ministry in Putrajaya, Malaysia, on Monday. The continuing police investigation is worsening tensions between Malaysia and North
Turkey Tries 47 Ex-Soldiers in Erdogan Assassination Plot

Turkey Tries 47 Ex-Soldiers in Erdogan Assassination Plot

Defendants, mainly former Turkish soldiers accused of trying to assassinate President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during the July coup attempt, arriving for their hearing in Mugla on Monday.

Firsthand Account: The Assassination of Malcolm X

The civil rights leader Malcolm X was killed Feb. 21, 1965, at a rally in New York City. Hear from a witness and visit the site of the assassination — in the past, present and in 360 video.