The Court of Appeal has reduced the verdict of a Colombian woman convicted of illicit drug trade from death sentence to 15 years in jail.
Human Rights Watch urged Pakistan on Monday to halt the imminent hanging of a prisoner declared insane by government doctors, saying the execution would violate its international legal obligations.
Bangladesh hanged a top Islamist party figure on Saturday for atrocities committed during the 1971 war of independence from Pakistan, the law minister said.
Indonesia on Thursday rejected mounting international pressure to halt the looming execution of 14 drug convicts as speculation mounted they could face the firing squad in a matter of hours.
Iran's billionaire tycoon Babak Zanjani has been sentenced to death for corruption, a judicial official said Sunday, after a long trial in which he was accused of fraudulently pocketing $2.8 billion.
An Egyptian military court has handed down seven death sentences for an April 2015 bombing that killed two army cadets as they waited to board a bus, an army official said.