Father, son beheaded for property dispute in Odisha

 A tribal man and his son were beheaded allegedly by some unidentified assailants at Salabani in Balasore district on Sunday.

In first, IS beheads two Syria women for `sorcery`: NGO

Islamic State jihadists have beheaded two women in Syria for "witchcraft and sorcery", a monitor said on Tuesday, in the group`s first known decapitation of female civilians.

French prosecutor confirms terrorist motive, ISIS link to factory beheading
French prosecutor confirms terrorist motive, ISIS link to factory beheading

A French prosecutor confirmed Tuesday that the man who beheaded his boss and tried to blow up a gas factory in Lyon had a "terrorist motive" and links to the Islamic State group in Syria. 

In 'first', ISIS beheads two women in Syria: Monitor
In 'first', ISIS beheads two women in Syria: Monitor

The Islamic State group has beheaded two women in Syria on accusations of "sorcery," the first such execution of women in Syria, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor said today.

France beheading suspect confesses to killing: Source close to probe
France beheading suspect confesses to killing: Source close to probe

 The man suspected of decapitating his boss in an attack on a gas factory in France has confessed to the grisly crime, sources close to the investigation said Sunday.

Canada helping French police after beheading attack

Canadian authorities are working with French police to help find the recipient of a gruesome selfie purportedly taken by an Islamist suspected of decapitating his boss in France, officials said.

French beheading suspect was "normal neighbour"

When suburban deliveryman Yassin Sahli set off for work on Friday, his wife said it seemed just like any other day.

Saudi beheads murderers, adding to 'campaign of death'

 Saudi Arabia beheaded two of its citizens for murder today, adding to what a rights group calls a "campaign of death" in which more than 100 people have been executed.

Man beheads hawker, flees with head

A 30-year-old vegetable hawker was beheaded allegedly by a man after an altercation at Kendrapara in Belpahari area of West Midnapore district on Sunday.

Dead Boston suspect planned to behead police: Prosecutors

A 26-year-old security guard shot dead by police and the FBI in Boston planned to behead American police officers at random to wage violent jihad, court papers said Wednesday.

Man in Boston terrorism probe faces charges, report alleges beheading plan

A Massachusetts man detained under a terrorism probe faces charges in federal court on Wednesday, federal prosecutors said, as local media reported the man and an associate who police shot dead on Tuesday had planned to try to behead a police officer.

Five-year-old boy beheaded in Assam; accused tantrik lynched

Simmering tension prevailed in Assam after a tantrik sacrificed a five-year-old boy to appease God and was later lynched by an irate mob, police said on Friday.

Five beheaded in Saudi Arabia for Indian's murder

Five people were beheaded in Saudi Arabia for killing an Indian during an armed robbery, the interior ministry announced on Monday.

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.

Nigeria's Boko Haram releases beheading video echoing Islamic State

Nigeria`s Islamist sect Boko Haram released a video purporting to show it beheading two men, its first online posting using advanced graphics and editing techniques reminiscent of footage from Islamic State.

Saudi Arabia beheads Pakistani for drug smuggling

 Saudi Arabia beheaded a Pakistani convicted of heroin trafficking on Thursday, bringing to 33 the number of death sentences carried out in the first two months of the year.

Woman beheaded, family members injured by relatives in Bihar

A 45-year-old woman's head was chopped off and three of her family members seriously injured allegedly by her relatives in Dakshini Daulatpur village in the district on Thursday, police said.

Saudi Arabian court orders beheading of man for tearing up Koran and hitting it with shoe

A Saudi Arabian court has sentenced a death penalty to a man who has been found guilty of tearing up the holy Koran and hitting it with a shoe, reports claimed on Tuesday.

France, Egypt urge `new measures` against IS after beheadings

 France and Egypt on Monday urged the UN Security Council to meet and mull fresh measures against Islamic State jihadists after militants posted a video showing the decapitation of 21 Coptic Christians.

New Islamic State video shows beheading of eight men

An Islamic State (IS) affiliate in Egypt has released a video purporting to show the beheading of eight Bedouin Arab men it accused of working for the Egyptian and Israeli armies, media reported Tuesday.