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Afghanistan executes five members of criminal gang

10 months, 16 days ago
KABUL: Afghanistan on Wednesday executed five members of a gang involved in kidnapping and murder, as the government of the war-torn nation struggles to curb criminals who target foreigners and wealthy locals. The hangings were carried…

Three hardcore terrorists hanged in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa prison

1 year, 11 days ago
PESHAWAR: Three terrorists condemned to death by a military court were sent to the gallows on Wednesday morning at a prison in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), the military’s media wing, said the three…

Man hanged over judge’s murder in Adiyala Jail

1 year, 9 months ago
RAWALPINDI: A death row prisoner was executed in Adiyala Jail on Tuesday morning over murdering two people, which included a judge, ARY News reported. According to details, the murderer Naveed Hussain executed in the wee hours of Tuesday…

China court finds man executed 21 years ago innocent

1 year, 10 months ago
BEIJING: China's top court on Friday cleared a man executed 21 years ago for murder -- more than a decade after another man confessed to the killing -- in the latest miscarriage of justice in the Communist-ruled country. Nie Shubin was…

Supreme Court stays execution of schizophrenic prisoner

1 year, 11 months ago
ISLAMABAD: A Supreme Court bench on Monday stayed the execution of Imdad Ali, a schizophrenic prisoner convicted in 2002 for killing a cleric. A three-member bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali heard the…

Mentally ill prisoner Imdad Ali to be executed on November 2

1 year, 11 months ago
ISLAMABAD: The authorities issued a death warrant for a mentally ill condemned prisoner on Wednesday after the Supreme Court ruled that his schizophrenia is "not a permanent mental disorder". Lawyers and rights groups say convicted…

North Korea executes vice premier for education: Seoul

2 years, 1 month ago
SEOUL: North Korea has put to death a vice premier and sent two other officials away for re-education, South Korea said Wednesday, following media reports of a high profile execution in the secretive state.