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Saudi Arabia executes six for drug trafficking, homicide

RIYADH: Six people convicted of drug trafficking and homicide were executed in Saudi Arabia on Monday, the government said, the highest number of executions in a single day this year. A Pakistani citizen was executed for drug trafficking and five Saudi nationals for homicide, the interior ministry said. Monday's executions bring to 44 the number of convicts put to death this year, according to an AFP tally of government statements. Read More|:Saudi executes Pakistani convicted of murder Saudi Arabia has one of the…

Six Baltimore officers charged in death of Freddie Gray

BALTIMORE: Baltimore's chief prosecutor charged one police officer with murder on Friday and five others with lesser crimes in the death of a young black man who suffered a critical neck injury in the back of a police van, a case that fueled new anger over police conduct in black communities.

Korea ferry crew told “you’re not human” by victim’s kin as trial begins

GWANGJU, South Korea: Fifteen crew of a South Korean ferry that sank in April killing more than 300 people, mostly children, went on trial on Tuesday on charges ranging from negligence to homicide, with the shout going up of "murderer" as the captain entered the court. Captain Lee Joon-seok, 68, and three senior crew were charged with homicide, facing a maximum sentence of death. Two were charged with fleeing and abandoning ship that carries a maximum sentence of life in prison. Nine were charged with negligence, which can…