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Bangladesh sentences seven to death for 2016 cafe attack

Bangladesh sentences seven to death for 2016 cafe attack

A Bangladesh court on Wednesday handed death sentences to seven members of a religious militant group for plotting an attack on a cafe in 2016 that killed 22 people ...

Bangladesh sentences 16 to death for killing teenager in harassment case

Bangladesh sentences 16 to death for killing teenager in harassment case

The principal of a religious school in Bangladesh was among 16 people sentenced to death on Thursday for the murder of a teenage girl who refused to withdraw a complaint of sexual harassment against him ...

Austria plans tougher sentences for crimes against women

Austria plans tougher sentences for crimes against women

Austria's right-wing government announced on Wednesday tougher sentences for violent crimes, particularly against female victims, while pointing to a recent spate of cases in which foreigners are suspected ...

Turkey sentences 74 to life in prison in post-coup case: Anadolu

Turkey sentences 74 to life in prison in post-coup case: Anadolu

Seventy four people, including soldiers, were sentenced to life in prison by a Turkish court on Wednesday for their role in an attempted coup, the state-owned Anadolu news agency said.

Turkish court sentences 72 defendants to life in coup bridge trial

Turkish court sentences 72 defendants to life in coup bridge trial

A Turkish court sentenced 72 defendants to life in prison on Thursday for their role in killing 34 people after seizing control of a suspension bridge in Istanbul two years ago during an attempted coup, state media said.

Bangladesh sentences two to death, jails three for life in professor's killing

Bangladesh sentences two to death, jails three for life in professor's killing

A court in Bangladesh on Tuesday sentenced two militants to death and jailed three for life after finding them guilty of killing a university professor two years ago, a prosecutor said.

Thai court sentences six men to death for murder of family of eight

Thai court sentences six men to death for murder of family of eight

Six Thai men were sentenced to death by a court on Wednesday for the murder of a family of eight in southern Thailand last year, the court said in a statement.

Pakistan court sentences child killer, rapist to death

Pakistan court sentences child killer, rapist to death

A Pakistani anti-terrorism court on Saturday sentenced a suspected serial killer to death for the rape and murder of a seven-year-old girl, a prosecutor said.

Researchers map genomes of over 1,000 Qataris

Researchers map genomes of over 1,000 Qataris

Researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) have mapped the genomes of more than 1,000 Qataris, giving the country its own population-specific genome resource.

‘Happy dressing  room’ as flawless Kiwis march on

‘Happy dressing room’ as flawless Kiwis march on

Unsung New Zealand have begun to emerge from Brendon McCullum’s shadow and are revelling in their success over cricket’s big guns, according to veteran Ross Taylor.