at the Sankara trial, a member of the commando tells the details of the assassination

Opening of the trial of the alleged perpetrators of Thomas Sankara’s assassination in Ouagadougou, October 11, 2021. OLYMPIA DE MAISMONT / AFP The first of the accused to appear before the military court in Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso, which is trying the alleged killers of the “Father of the Burkinabe revolution” Thomas Sankara … Read more

Assassination attempt by Kongsberg: German victim was married to metal star – foreign news

Kongsberg / Oslo – For a cozy coffee with the neighbor. Just across the street quickly. This visit ended in a bloodbath for Andréa H. († 52) and her friend Hanne E. († 56). The cowardly bow attack in Norway! The Dane Espen Andersen Bråthen (37) ran with a bow, arrow and knife through the … Read more

Attack on British MPs: assassination triggers security debate

Status: 16.10.2021 5:39 p.m. Investigators are now assuming a terrorist background for the fatal attack on Tory MP Amess. The case shakes the British understanding of democracy. By Imke Koehler, ARD-Studio London Politics paused for a moment today. Prime Minister Boris Johnson and opposition leader Keir Starmer stood silently next to each other at the … Read more

One year after Samuel Paty’s assassination, teachers remain traumatized

A history teacher discusses the charter of secularism with students, in a Parisian college, in November 2020. JULIEN MUGUET FOR “THE WORLD” The assassination of Samuel Paty has airs of November 13 to teachers. For the first time, a colleague of theirs was killed at the gates of his school because of his job. A … Read more

A year after the assassination of Samuel Paty, the investigation involves informants, accomplices and ideological supporters

October 12, in the street of Conflans-Sainte-Honorine (Yvelines) where Samuel Paty was assassinated on October 16, 2020. Only a plastic flower and a sign “I am a teacher” remain as a tribute. LAURENCE GEAI FOR “THE WORLD” It is an extraordinary crime. Out of the ordinary by its horror, by the political, social and moral … Read more

Samuel Paty’s assassination: a year of complex investigation

October 12, in the street of Conflans-Sainte-Honorine (Yvelines) where Samuel Paty was assassinated on October 16, 2020. Only a plastic flower and a sign “I am a teacher” remain as a tribute. LAURENCE GEAI FOR “THE WORLD” It is an extraordinary crime. Out of the ordinary by its horror, by the political, social and moral … Read more

Barely opened, the trial of the assassination of Thomas Sankara already postponed

To stay up to date with African news, subscribe to the “Monde Afrique” newsletter from this link. Every Saturday at 6 a.m., find a week of current events and debates treated by the editorial staff of World Africa. In Ouagadougou, October 11, 2021, during the first day of trial of the fourteen people prosecuted for … Read more

In Burkina Faso, thirty-four years later, the start of the Thomas Sankara assassination trial

To stay up to date with African news, subscribe to the “Monde Afrique” newsletter from this link. Every Saturday at 6 a.m., find a week of current events and debates treated by the editorial staff of World Africa. Burkinabe President Thomas Sankara with his French counterpart François Mitterrand, October 3, 1983, in Vittel, during the … Read more

In Ukraine, president’s first adviser escapes assassination attempt

Sergey Chefir (in blue on the left) with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in Kiev, Ukraine, May 20, 2019. VALENTYN OGIRENKO / REUTERS Serguiï Chefir, first adviser to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, escaped an automatic assassination attempt on Wednesday 22 September. An attack linked, according to the authorities, to the fight against the interests of powerful … Read more