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Execution of Assad loyalists by rebels condemned

Human rights activists have slammed the public execution of four apparent loyalists of Syrian President Bashar-al-Assad by rebels in Aleppo.

Aug 02, 2012, 13:22 PM IST

Iran hangs convicted murderer in public

Iran publicly hanged on Tuesday a man convicted of murdering a female fellow student in the capital Tehran, the state television website reported.

Sep 13, 2011, 16:43 PM IST

Taliban carry out another public execution

The Taliban shot dead an alleged murderer before a large gathering in the restive North Waziristan tribal region, the second such public execution this month by militants in northwest Pakistan.

Jun 17, 2010, 13:25 PM IST

Iran police shoot dead 2 in melee during execution

Police have shot dead two relatives of convicts during a melee that erupted at a public execution in southern Iran.

Dec 24, 2009, 17:57 PM IST