Beheadings

'Paris Has Collapsed': ISIS video shows 'Paris attackers' carrying out beheadings; threatens UK - Watch

'Paris Has Collapsed': ISIS video shows 'Paris attackers' carrying out beheadings; threatens UK - Watch

The Islamic State (ISIS) terrorist group has released a strongly defiant new beheading video, showing the nine 'Paris attackers' and threatening an attack on the UK displaying footage of major London sites.

Jan 25, 2016, 20:03 PM IST

Saudi beheadings soar in 2015 under discretionary rulings

Rights group Amnesty International said in November that at least 63 people had been executed since the start of the year for drug-related offenses.

Jan 02, 2016, 11:47 AM IST

Limelight-hungry Islamic State ups the ante with violence

As the Islamic State jihadist group comes under growing military pressure, its prodigious propaganda output has slowed somewhat but turned increasingly gruesome in a bid to keep in the headlines.

Dec 12, 2015, 09:58 AM IST

Afghanistan, US condemn beheadings of Shiite women and child

Groups associated with IS have made growing inroads in Afghanistan this year, attracting fighters and support away from disenchanted members of the Taliban.

Nov 09, 2015, 22:11 PM IST

Over 25,000 Egyptians left Libya after beheadings

More than 25,000 Egyptians have fled Libya since the beheading of around 20 Egyptian Coptic Christians by the Libyan branch of the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group, the Egyptian foreign ministry announced Friday.

Feb 27, 2015, 17:49 PM IST

UN rights chief condemns `vile` beheadings of Christians in Libya

The United Nations human rights chief on Tuesday condemned the mass beheadings of Egyptian Christians in Libya and urged Libyans to fight Islamist extremists in their country.

Feb 17, 2015, 19:27 PM IST

Japanese hostages in Islamist video: Profiles

 Militants from the Islamic State group released a video Tuesday purporting to show two Japanese men they were holding. A masked jihadist demanded a $200 million ransom for their release.

Jan 20, 2015, 18:35 PM IST
New IS video threatens to behead 2 Japanese captives, PM Shinzo Abe says won't give in

New IS video threatens to behead 2 Japanese captives, PM Shinzo Abe says won't give in

In a new video released by the extremists, the Islamic State has threatened to kill two Japanese hostages – a military company operator and a journalist – and also demanded $200 million within 3 days.

Jan 20, 2015, 12:44 PM IST

Saudi could end beheadings `due to shortage of swordsmen`

Saudi Arabian authorities are planning to drop public beheadings as a method of execution, a report has said.

Mar 11, 2013, 10:25 AM IST

`Pakistani Army celebrated Indian troops’ beheadings`

The Pakistani troops involved in the barbaric act of beheading two Indian soldiers in Jammu and Kashmir have been promised a reward.

Jan 11, 2013, 11:49 AM IST

Mexican state will try boy accused of beheadings

A 14-year-old boy accused of participating in four beheadings for a Mexican drug cartel will be tried under a state juvenile law.

Dec 06, 2010, 12:35 PM IST

Beheadings, hangings plague Tijuana amid festival

A rash of decapitations and other gruesome killings have hit Tijuana since Mexican President Felipe Calderon visited the border city last week and called it a success in his drug war.

Oct 14, 2010, 10:32 AM IST