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Canadian sentenced to death in China for drug smuggling

Canadian sentenced to death in China for drug smuggling

A Chinese court on Monday sentenced a Canadian man to death for drug smuggling after prosecutors said an original 15-year sentence given in November was too lenient.

Two Asian men sentenced to death for killing employer

Two Asian men sentenced to death for killing employer

A Doha Criminal Court has sentenced two Asian men to death for the premeditated murder of their employer, and a third man to six months in jail for being aware of the crime and not reporting it.

Uber driver found guilty over passenger's death in Sydney

Uber driver found guilty over passenger's death in Sydney

An Uber driver whose passenger died after exiting a vehicle and being hit by a bus at a Sydney intersection has been found guilty of negligent driving occasioning death, local media reported.

Singapore launches survey on death penalty

Singapore launches survey on death penalty

Singapore will gauge public attitudes towards the death penalty in a survey, the interior ministry said Wednesday, as human rights groups renewed calls for its abolition.

Turkey vows to reveal findings over Khashoggi death on Tuesday

Turkey vows to reveal findings over Khashoggi death on Tuesday

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday vowed to reveal within days the "naked truth" over the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, as Riyadh said it did not know the whereabouts of his body ...

Death toll rises to 20 after suicide bombings in southern Somalia

Death toll rises to 20 after suicide bombings in southern Somalia

The death toll has risen to 20 people on Sunday following two suspected suicide bombers that struck in the southern Somali city of Baidoa on Saturday, a local hospital official said.

Indonesia rushes in aid as death toll from quake, tsunami passes 840

Indonesia rushes in aid as death toll from quake, tsunami passes 840

Indonesian authorities scrambled on Monday to get aid and rescue equipment into quake-hit Sulawesi island and prepared to bury some of the more than 800 dead ...

Death toll from Indonesia quake tops 380

Death toll from Indonesia quake tops 380

An earthquake on the Indonesian island of Lombok has killed 387 people, authorities said Saturday, adding hundreds of thousands of displaced people were still short of clean water, food and medicine nearly a week on.

Cambodian PM's party claims all election seats, opposition sees 'death of democracy'

Cambodian PM's party claims all election seats, opposition sees 'death of democracy'

Prime Minister Hun Sen's ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) said on Monday it had won all 125 parliamentary seats up for grabs in a general election a day earlier that critics said was neither free nor fair.

Sri Lankan court remands villagers in custody over beating to death of leopard

Sri Lankan court remands villagers in custody over beating to death of leopard

A Sri Lankan court on Sunday ordered two suspects to be remanded in custody after their arrest over the beating to death of a leopard - animals which are endangered in the country.

Sheikh Khalifa conveys condolences

Sheikh Khalifa conveys condolences

HE Sheikh Khalifa also offered condolences to the members of the family.

Nipah virus death toll rises to 15, two new cases found in India's Kerala

Nipah virus death toll rises to 15, two new cases found in India's Kerala

Two new cases of the deadly brain-damaging Nipah virus have been confirmed in the southern Indian state of Kerala, where another two people were killed by the virus, a health official said on Thursday.