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Punjab at crossroads: Sikh clergy gives in to radical rhetoric (Punjab Newsletter)


June 8th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 8 (IANS) Once touted as the most progressive state in the country, Punjab is today at a crossroads. The contradictory actions of the state's leadership, especially the ... Read more...

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Chinese smuggler jailed after 12 years on the run


May 19th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 19 (IANS) A smuggling kingpin, once the most wanted fugitive in China who spent 12 years on the run in Canada, has been sentenced to life in prison ... Read more...

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Briton faces death for killing 13 Africans


May 9th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 9 (IANS) A 24-year-old Briton is facing the death penalty after being charged with the murder of 13 people in a jungle in the Central African Republic.David Simpson, ... Read more...

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Sarabjit’s kin in Ajmer, seek his release


April 8th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Ajmer, April 8 (IANS) Seeking the release of Sarabjit Singh - the Indian who is on death row in Pakistan - his family members have arrived here ahead of ... Read more...

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17 mercy petitions pending before president


July 4th, 2011 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Mercy petitions of 17 people on death row are pending before President Pratibha Patil, reply to a Right to Information (RTI) application has revealed. ... Read more...

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Sherry Rehman working on ridding Pak of fundamentalism through liberal resurgence


January 29th, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jan 29(ANI): Sherry Rehman, a progressive Pakistani parliamentarian attempting to amend the country's controversial blasphemy laws, says she is working on a liberal resurgence there.Rehman sees the current political crisis ... Read more...

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James Franco To Play Rapist, Murderer And Serial Killer In Next Film


January 17th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
, which is based on a book of the same name. Franco will also be directing the movie during this summer when he will be taking a break from studies at ... Read more...

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13 Yr Old Sarah Maynard Faces Matthew Hoffman:Murderer of Bodies Hidden in Tree


January 8th, 2011 - 3:47 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Jan 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Thirteen year old Sarah Maynard is bravely proving herself not to be a victim, but a survivor as she faced the man who had kidnapped her, bound, gagged, ... Read more...

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Iranian ‘enmity against God’ student’s execution halted by prison Governor


December 27th, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Dec 27 (ANI): Iran has reportedly delayed the execution of Habibollah Latifi, a Kurdish student who was convicted of Muharebeh (enmity against God), as hundreds of protesters arrived outside Sanandaj prison ... Read more...

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The ‘real’ Sarabjit has been arrested, claims family


December 16th, 2010 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Panchkula (Haryana), Dec 16 (IANS) Family members of Sarabjit Singh - the Indian who is on death row in Pakistan - say a criminal arrested here Thursday is the one responsible for ... Read more...

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Aasia Bibi blasphemy case: A symbol of Pak’s religious intolerance


December 14th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec.14 (ANI): Pakistan's handling of the case of Aasia Bibi, a 45-year-old Christian facing the death penalty for insulting the Quran, symbolizes religious intolerance in that country and a willingness ... Read more...

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Pope wants Pak-Christian woman sentenced to death for blasphemy released


November 18th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Vatican City, Nov 18 (ANI): Pope Benedict XVI has called for the release of Asia Bibi, a Christian woman in Pakistan facing the death sentence awarded by a court in the Nankana ... Read more...

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Teresa Lewis Denied Appeal


September 21st, 2010 - 3:04 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Governor Bob McDonnel of Virginia has denied the appeal of Teresa Lewis, and announced on Friday that he has decided not to issue a stay of execution for ... Read more...

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U.S. Senator McCain “deeply disturbed” as Iranian human rights advocate Ahari faces death penalty


August 21st, 2010 - 3:43 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. Senator John McCain on Friday expressed disappointed regarding the case of Iranian human rights advocate Shiva Nazar Ahari, who will be facing the death penalty."I am ... Read more...

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CIA tapes show 9/11 suspects in secret prisons


August 18th, 2010 - 9:31 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 18 (DPA) The US Central Intelligence Agency has videotapes made at a secret prison in Morocco showing the interrogation of a conspirator in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, ... Read more...

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Casey Anthony May Get Death Penalty


May 15th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Florida, May 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Prosecutors in the American state of Florida appeared in front of judge Belvin Perry Jr. on Thursday to convince him citing various reasons in support ... Read more...

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Utah Killer Chooses Firing Squad Over Lethal Injection


April 24th, 2010 - 4:13 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An inmate in Utah is all set to face a firing squad this June. It will be the state's first execution in over a decade, and the first ... Read more...

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Sex Offender Pleads Guilty In Court


April 17th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez San Diego, Apr 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 31 year old man accused of molesting and killing three teenage girls in San Diego County has pleaded guilty in court today, reported ... Read more...

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Iran hangs two protesters, sentences nine to death


January 29th, 2010 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 28 (DPA) Two opposition protesters were hanged in Iran Thursday and nine more were sentenced to death, the ISNA news agency reported. The 11 had been arrested during rallies against President ... Read more...

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Bangladesh SC upholds death sentence for Mujib’s killers


January 27th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Jan 27 (ANI): Bangladesh's Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld a High Court verdict that confirmed the death sentences of 12 retired and dismissed army men involved in assassination of country's ... Read more...

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Amnesty International criticises use of death penalty in Iraq


September 1st, 2009 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 1 (DPA) At least 1,000 people are currently facing the death sentence in Iraq which has one of the highest rates of execution in the world, the human rights group ... Read more...

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Badal assures Sarabjit’s family all help


July 11th, 2009 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 11 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Saturday assured all help to Dalbir Kaur, whose brother Sarabjit Singh is facing the death sentence in Pakistan. Badal also asked the ... Read more...

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Death penalty sought for US arsonist


March 19th, 2009 - 1:32 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 18 (DPA) An arsonist, who set a massive wildfire in southern California in 2006 that killed five firefighters, is facing the death penalty after being convicted for murder and ... Read more...

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Two jailed for 7 years in human bomb case


October 23rd, 2008 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 23 (IANS) A court here Thursday sentenced two men accused in a human bomb case to seven years rigorous imprisonment and also fined them Rs.7,000. The accused were convicted under ... Read more...

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Zardari can decide on Sarabjit Singhs release: Pak Law Minister


October 6th, 2008 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 6 (ANI): Pakistans Law Minister Farooq H. Naek today said that President Asif Ali Zardari can decide on the case of Sarabjit Singh, who was arrested on charges of ... Read more...

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Indian faces death penalty in Malaysia for drug smuggling


September 13th, 2008 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Sept.13 (ANI): A 21-year-old Indian national is facing a death sentence here for carrying drugs in the false bottom of his aluminium suitcase. Alarm bells went off for customs officers ... Read more...

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MI5 was involved in torture of UK inmate in Guantanamo Bay: High Court


August 22nd, 2008 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.22 (ANI): A British High Court has ruled that MI5 colluded in the interrogation of a British resident held at Guantanamo Bay. According to The Telegraph, Binyam Mohamed, an Ethiopian formerly ... Read more...

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