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Egypt hangs 15 over attacks on security forces

Egypt hangs 15 over attacks on security forces

Egyptian authorities on Tuesday executed 15 prisoners convicted of attacks on security forces in the restive Sinai Peninsula, police officials said.

Pakistan allows wife, mother to visit Indian man sentenced to death

Pakistan allows wife, mother to visit Indian man sentenced to death

Pakistan allowed the wife and mother of an Indian man convicted of spying to visit him on Monday in Islamabad, eight months after he was sentenced to death by a military court.

Man sentenced to death for Kerala student's rape, murder

Man sentenced to death for Kerala student's rape, murder

The Ernakulam Principal Session Court handed down the death sentence to Ameerul Islam for Jisha's rape and murder, prosecution lawyer NK Unnikrishnan said.

Japan's 'black widow' sentenced to death for killing three partners

Japan's 'black widow' sentenced to death for killing three partners

The Kyoto District Court sentenced Chisako Kakehi to death. Her defence team had pleaded she was not guilty, due to a lack of physical evidence.

Iran sentences "Mossad agent" to death over scientist killings

Iran sentences "Mossad agent" to death over scientist killings

Iran has sentenced to death a person found guilty of providing information to Israel that led to the assassination of several senior nuclear scientists, the Tehran prosecutor said on Tuesday.

Indian court commutes death sentences of 11 Muslims

Indian court commutes death sentences of 11 Muslims

The 11 men will instead face life in jail for causing the fire that killed 59 Hindu passengers and set off some of the worst religious violence to hit India since independence.

Egyptian court sentences eight to death for deadly attack on police

Egyptian court sentences eight to death for deadly attack on police

An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced eight suspected Islamists to death on charges of carrying out a deadly attack on a police station in Cairo nearly four years ago.

Pakistan sentences man to death for blasphemy on Facebook

Pakistan sentences man to death for blasphemy on Facebook

A Pakistani counter-terrorism court has sentenced to death a man who allegedly committed blasphemy on Facebook, a government prosecutor said on Sunday, the first time someone has been handed the death penalty for blaspheming on social media.

Three sentenced to death over killing of Hamas commander

Three sentenced to death over killing of Hamas commander

A court in the Gaza Strip on Sunday sentenced three men to death over the assassination of a Hamas military commander that the Islamist movement accused Israel of masterminding.

World court to rule on Indian 'spy' case on Thursday

World court to rule on Indian 'spy' case on Thursday

The UN's top court will rule on Thursday on an urgent bid by India to stop Pakistan from carrying out a death sentence on one of its nationals convicted of spying.

India's top court upholds death penalty in gang rape case

India's top court upholds death penalty in gang rape case

India's top court on Friday upheld death sentences against four men who fatally gang raped a woman on board a bus in 2012, a crime that sparked widespread protests and drew international attention to violence against women.

Arkansas holds fourth execution in eight days

Arkansas holds fourth execution in eight days

Arkansas executed its fourth inmate in eight days on Thursday, administering a lethal injection to a man who killed two people after escaping from a prison where he had been serving a life sentence.