The Biggest Stories of July 7, 2014
Jul 7, 2014
गुस्ताखी माफ : गलतियों और गुनाह के बीच घिरे मुलायम
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World | Asscociated Press | Wednesday July 23, 2014
A Kabul court announced today that the Afghan police officer charged with killing Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus and wounding veteran AP correspondent Kathy Gannon has been convicted and sentenced to death.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday July 15, 2014
A court in Pakistan has passed a death sentence on a man convicted under controversial blasphemy laws of insulting the Prophet Mohammed, lawyers said on Tuesday.
World | Press Trust of India | Monday July 14, 2014
A 35-year-old man was today sentenced to death under Pakistan's controversial blasphemy law, in the latest case highlighting religious intolerance in the country.
India | Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday July 14, 2014
The Supreme Court has put on hold the execution of two of the four men convicted of raping and killing a young student in Delhi in December, 2012.
World | Reuters | Wednesday June 25, 2014
Sudanese authorities re-arrested a woman on Tuesday hours after she was freed from a death sentence for converting to Christianity from Islam.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 24, 2014
The then station house officer of Shastri Nagar police station Shamse Alam was today sentenced to death by a local court for a fake encounter in which three students were shot dead claiming them to be dacoits, 12 years ago.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday June 24, 2014
China's Supreme Court has overturned the death sentence for a woman who killed her abusive husband, a relative said on Tuesday, in what rights advocates called progress against domestic violence.
World | Reuters | Monday June 23, 2014
United Nations human rights chief Navi Pillay said on Monday that Egypt's death penalty convictions and mass trials are "obscene and a complete travesty of justice".
World | Associated Press | Monday June 23, 2014
A court in Bangladesh's capital on Monday sentenced eight people, including a top leader of a banned Islamist group, to death for their roles in a bombing at a New Year's celebration concert 13 years ago.
World | Agence-France Presse | Friday June 20, 2014
A court in Egypt yesterday sentenced to death Muslim Brotherhood chief Mohamed Badie and 13 others over violence that killed 10 people in Cairo in summer 2013.
World | Reuters | Wednesday June 18, 2014
An Egyptian court signaled on Wednesday it wanted death sentences for 12 defendants charged with killing a police officer and belonging to a terrorist group, when it referred the case to the country's highest religious authority.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday June 18, 2014
The US Supreme Court rejected two appeals for death row inmate Marcus Wellons late Tuesday, clearing the path for his execution in what would be the first since a botched lethal injection.
World | Agence-France Presse | Tuesday June 17, 2014
Sudanese jailers removed the chains from a Christian woman, sentenced to death for apostasy, after she gave birth in prison last month, one of her lawyers said on Tuesday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday June 16, 2014
Three people were sentenced to death Monday over a deadly suicide car crash last October that killed two people in Beijing's symbolic heart Tiananmen Square, state-run media said.
India | Edited by Zoya Anna Thomas | Saturday June 7, 2014
The CBI has sought death sentence for all 17 Uttarakhand cops found guilty of killing a 22-year-old MBA graduate in a fake encounter in 2009.
World | Associated Press | Thursday June 5, 2014
A Sudanese woman sentenced to death for refusing to recant her Christian faith after allegedly converting from Islam has appealed the sentence, her lawyer said.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 1, 2014
A Delhi court has upheld the conviction of a doctor for negligently terminating a woman's pregnancy leading to her death and said he was not even qualified for conducting the procedure.
World | Reuters | Sunday June 1, 2014
A Sudanese woman sentenced to death for converting to Christianity is expected to be released soon, a government official said on Saturday, after Khartoum came under diplomatic pressure to halt her execution.
World | Reuters | Tuesday May 27, 2014
A court in Saudi Arabia has sentenced a man to death for shooting at security forces in the kingdom's Eastern Province with a machine gun, a local newspaper said on Monday.
World | Reuters | Friday May 23, 2014
A Chinese court handed down a death sentence on Friday to a former mining magnate with links to the eldest son of retired security tsar Zhou Yongkang over charges of leading a 36-member gang on a crime spree spanning two decades.