Agence France-Presse | Wednesday October 17, 2012
Afghan police have arrested four people who allegedly tried to force a woman into prostitution in western Afghanistan and beheaded her when she refused, officials said on Wednesday.
Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday September 11, 2012
In a bizarre incident in Ranchi, a man was first shot dead and then his killers beheaded him and took away his head with them, police said on Tuesday. Vinod Rawani was apparently murdered due to a family dispute.
Reuters | Tuesday August 28, 2012
It was meant to be another night of music and dance, a brief distraction from life in the searing heat and dust of Afghanistan's conservative rural south for a small group of boys and girls in Helmand province's Roshan Abad village. Instead it ended...
Reuters | Monday August 27, 2012
Fifteen men and two women were found beheaded in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province on Monday, punishment meted out by Taliban insurgents for a mixed-sex party with music and dancing, officials said.
Reuters | Thursday July 5, 2012
A 30-year-old woman and two of her children were beheaded overnight in Afghanistan's east, police said, in what appeared to be the latest in a rapidly growing trend of so-called honour killings.
Associated Press | Wednesday June 27, 2012
The Taliban released a video on Wednesday that they say shows the heads of 17 Pakistani soldiers captured in a cross-border raid from Afghanistan this week and beheaded. The bloody attack showed the threat still posed by the Pakistani Taliban, despit...