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Egypt hangs 15 over attacks on security forces: officials

9 months, 23 days ago
CAIRO: Egyptian authorities on Tuesday executed 15 prisoners convicted of attacks on security forces in the restive Sinai Peninsula, police officials said. The men were hanged in two jails where they had been held since military courts…

Two ‘hardcore terrorists’ hanged in Sahiwal prison

1 year, 6 months ago
RAWALPINDI:  Two hardcore terrorists belonging to the outlawed Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) were hanged in the high security prison in Sahiwal on Tuesday, said a statement by Inter Services Public Relations. The convicts were tried…

Bangladesh hangs extremist leader over 2005 blast

2 years, 1 day ago
DHAKA, BANGLADESH: Prison authorities in Bangladesh's southern city of Khulna on Sunday executed a senior extremist whose banned group has been linked to the murder of foreign hostages, police said. Asadul Islam, 42, a leader of the…

Three more convicts hanged to death in country

2 years, 6 months ago
MULTAN: Three more convicted murderers were hanged on Wednesday, the same day Amnesty International criticised it for becoming the world's third most prolific executioner after China and Iran.

Eight more murder convicts hanged to death

3 years, 5 days ago
KARACHI: At least eight murder convicts were hanged to death on Tuesday, officials said, bringing the total number of people executed since the lifting of a moratorium on death penalty in the country to more than 230.