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Saudi cuts off hand of Yemeni thief

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Saudi Arabia’s Interior Ministry says a Yemeni man convicted of robbery has had his right hand cut off, the first such punishment carried out in the kingdom this year.

Posted: December 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Delusional man saved from execution

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A US federal appeals court Wednesday stayed the execution of a schizophrenic man just hours before he was scheduled to die in Texas by lethal injection.

Posted: December 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Farmer accused of being a military informant shot dead in Sorsogon

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A farmer whom communist rebels allegedly blamed for the death of eight of their leaders and comrades in 2013, including National Democratic Front-Bicol spokesman Greg Bañares, was shot dead in Sorsogon Tuesday, the military said on Wednesday.

Posted: November 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Iran hangs woman for killing alleged rapist

A picture taken on July 8, 2007 shows Iranian Reyhaneh Jabbari standing handcuffed at police headquarters in Tehran after she was arrested for the murder of a former intelligence official. Jabbari who is awaiting an impending death sentence for slaying of former intelligence official Morteza Abdolali Sarbandi, could be forgiven if "she tells the truth", the victim's son said on April 19, 2014 as a UN human rights monitor claims the crime was done in self-defence against a potential rapist.   AFP PHOTO/GOLARA SAJADIAN

Iran hanged a woman on Saturday who was convicted of murdering a man she said was trying to rape her, the official IRNA news agency reported.

Posted: October 25th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Autopsy doesn’t say why Oklahoma inmate writhed

This June 29, 2011 file photo provided by the Oklahoma Department of Corrections, shows Clayton Lockett. Execution dates are being set for three Oklahoma death-row inmates even as state officials continue to investigate what went wrong with a botched execution in April of Lockett. AP FILE PHOTO/Oklahoma Department of Corrections

An autopsy on an Oklahoma inmate who died after his troubled execution was halted concluded that he was killed by the lethal drugs, but it doesn’t explain why he writhed, moaned and clenched his teeth before he was pronounced dead about 43 minutes after the process began.

Posted: August 29th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

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