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Pakistan military chief signs death warrants of 30 militants

Pakistan military chief signs death warrants of 30 militants

Pakistan's powerful army chief has confirmed the death sentences passed by military courts on 30 militants, some of whom were involved in the country's worst-ever extremist attack, authorities said on Wednesday.

Japan court upholds 'black widow' death sentence

Japan court upholds 'black widow' death sentence

A Japanese "black widow" convicted of murdering three boyfriends she had met online and dated for their money faces execution after Japan's Supreme Court on Friday dismissed her final appeal.

Bangladesh to hang Islamists after president rejects pleas

Bangladesh to hang Islamists after president rejects pleas

A top Islamist extremist under sentence of death has lost his last hope of avoiding the gallows after Bangladesh's president rejected a mercy plea, an official said on Sunday.

Bangladesh upholds death penalties in blogger murder

Bangladesh upholds death penalties in blogger murder

Bangladesh's High Court on Sunday upheld death sentences handed out to two Islamists for the murder of a secularist blogger in 2013, an official said.

Bahrain sentences two to death over 2015 bomb attack

Bahrain sentences two to death over 2015 bomb attack

A Bahraini court on Wednesday sentenced two citizens to death over a 2015 bomb attack that killed two police officers and wounded six others, the public prosecutor said.

Australian to appeal Thai death sentence for biker murder

Australian to appeal Thai death sentence for biker murder

An Australian man sentenced to death in Thailand this week for the murder of a former Hells Angels member found beaten and naked in a shallow grave plans to appeal his conviction.

Pakistani mother gets death for daughter's murder

Pakistani mother gets death for daughter's murder

A mother who murdered her own daughter and set her alight for marrying the man of her choice has been sentenced to death, officials said on Tuesday, in a case that had revolted many in Pakistan.

Death row convicts: Indian govt to file mercy petition

Death row convicts: Indian govt to file mercy petition

The Indian government will file a mercy petition on behalf of the family members of two of its nationals whose death sentence was confirmed by Qatar's Court of Cassation earlier this month, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said.

SC upholds death sentence to Indian expats

SC upholds death sentence to Indian expats

Qatar's Supreme Court has confirmed the death sentence of two Indian expatriates who had been found guilty by lower courts of murdering a local lady at her Doha home in 2012.

Jordan sentences five to death for 'terror'

Jordan sentences five to death for 'terror'

A court in Amman on Wednesday sentenced to death five Jordanian members of a cell linked to the Islamic State jihadist group for "terrorism".

Double murder: Man gets death sentence

Double murder: Man gets death sentence

A Doha Criminal Court has sentenced a GCC man to death for the premeditated murder of two persons, including the husband of a woman who acted as his accomplice in the crime.

Death sentence for Palestinian 'spy' in Gaza

Death sentence for Palestinian 'spy' in Gaza

A Palestinian was handed a death sentence in the Hamas-run Gaza Strip Monday on charges of spying for Israel, a court source said.