Saudi beheads 88th person, exceeding last year`s total

 The number of people beheaded in Saudi Arabia this year overtook the total for all of 2014 on Tuesday, despite activists` concerns that trials are not conducted fairly.

Son of former Honduran president arrested in Haiti and sent to US

Haitian and US authorities have arrested the son of the former president of Honduras and sent him to New York where he faces drug trafficking charges, the government of Honduras said.

Three Yemenis beheaded in Saudi, 83 executions in 2015

Saudi Arabia beheaded three Yemenis for drug trafficking on Wednesday, bringing to 83 the number of executions in little more than four months, compared with 87 all of last year.

President of Maldives to visit Pakistan this week

Maldives president Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom will embark on his first state visit to Pakistan this week during which the two countries will sign a number of agreements to combat drug trafficking and promote cooperation in education and health sectors.

Saudi beheads Pakistani for drug trafficking

Saudi Arabia beheaded a Pakistani convicted of drug smuggling on Friday, the 73rd execution in the kingdom so far this year.

Australian mum faces death penalty as Malaysia confirms drug

An Australian woman faces a possible death sentence for drug trafficking in Malaysia after a prosecutor said on Thursday a chemist`s report confirmed the substance found in her bag was crystal methamphetamine.

Brazilian executed in Indonesia unaware what was happening until end: Witness

A Brazilian man executed in Indonesia for drug trafficking who was diagnosed with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder did not understand what was happening to him until his final moments, a priest assigned as his spiritual adviser told Australia`s ABC radio on Thursday. 

Criminal gang of foreigners busted in China

 Chinese police has cracked down on a criminal gang run by foreigners dubbed as "Freedom Fighters" by arresting its 18 members allegedly involved in several cases of drug trafficking and robbery.

Sons to reunite with Filipina maid on death rown in Indonesia

The two young sons of a Philippine maid on death row for drug trafficking in Indonesia will fly out Thursday for a feared final reunion, the government said as it mounted a last-ditch campaign to save her.

Saudi beheaded for drug trafficking

Saudi Arabia beheaded a citizen for drug trafficking on Monday raising to 57 the number of executions it has carried out so far this year.

Philippines vows legal fight to save Filipina in Indonesia

The Philippines will "exhaust all possible legal means" to save a Filipina who is on death row in Indonesia after being convicted of drug trafficking, the foreign ministry said Friday.

Aussie mum frustrated as Malaysia drug case delayed again

The case of an Australian woman facing a possible death sentence for drug trafficking in Malaysia was postponed again Thursday, with a lawyer describing the defendant as frustrated with the repeated delays.

Aussie mum`s drug case postponed in Malaysia

Court proceedings in the case of an Australian woman charged with the capital crime of drug trafficking in Malaysia were pushed back by a month Friday due to delays completing a chemist report on the alleged contraband.

Australian PM Abbott threatens repercussions over Indonesia executions

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has warned Indonesia of the potential for diplomatic fallout if Jakarta goes ahead with the looming execution of two Australian citizens on death row for drugs charges.

CPI charges BJP with politicising the fishermen issue

CPI on Saturday charged the BJP with politicising the release of five fishermen of Tamil Nadu who were sentenced to death by a Sri Lankan court on drug trafficking charges.

G20 backs PM Modi's pitch on black money repatriation

After making a strong pitch for economic reforms on the first day of G20 summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday stressed on the importance of coordination between all nations to face challenges of black money, terrorism, drug trafficking and arms smuggling.

Mamta Kulkarni, husband interrogated by Mombasa Police in drug trafficking case

Mombasa Police have started interrogating Mamta Kulkarni and her husband Vicky Goswami Mamta for their role in drug-trafficking after being detained in Mombasa.

Mamta Kulkarni, husband detained in Kenya for drug trafficking​

Bollywood actress Mamta Kulkarni along with her husband Vicky Goswami have been reportedly detained by Kenya police on the grounds of alleged drug trafficking.

Sri Lankan President pardons Indian fishermen on death row, sets condition

The Sri Lankan government has conveyed to India that it is ready to free Indian fishermen on death row in the island country without any conditions.

AAP protests in Chennai for release of Indian fishermen

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday was on a hunger strike here to ask the Central Government to take necessary steps to bring back the five fishermen who are facing death sentences in Sri Lanka.