Bangladesh government has warned protesters of stern legal actions like the death penalty under the anti-terrorism law if they continue with the violence that has claimed 66 lives in the ongoing political unrest.
The Delhi High Court on Friday rejected a plea for death penalty and enhanced the sentence for Vikas Yadav and his cousin Vishal from life imprisonment to 25 years without remission for the murder of Nitish Katara, a friend of Vikas Yadav's sister.
A member of the banned militant group Laskar-e-Jhangvi was on Wednesday awarded death penalty on three separate counts and slapped with a hefty fine of Rs 5 million by a Pakistani anti-terrorism court here for abducting an American doctor in 2011.
Argentina's Supreme Court has ruled that an American who took refuge and started a new life in the South American country can be extradited to face charges that he killed his wife over a decade ago, a court spokeswoman confirmed on Saturday.
Three people were sentenced to death and three others to death with two-year reprieves by a Chinese court today over a brawl among gold diggers that killed 19 people and left 15 missing, two decades ago.
The Lahore High Court`s (LHC) Rawalpindi bench Wednesday accepted the Pakistan government`s appeal challenging a stay order issued against the execution of five death row convicts who were involved in an attack on a military camp near Gujrat city in Punjab province in 2012.
Five of the six prisoners executed since Friday in Pakistan faced 10 different charges apart from being involved in the assassination attempt on the then president General Pervez Musharraf, a media report said Tuesday.
Pakistan is preparing to execute at least 55 more death-row terrorists among the 500 condemned militants after their mercy appeals were rejected following the end of a 2008 moratorium on death penalty.
The Lahore High Court`s (LHC) Rawalpindi bench Monday suspended the convictions of five prisoners who were handed the death penalty for involvement in an attack on an army camp in Gujrat in Punjab province in 2012.
Rights groups on Saturday condemned as "a craven politicised reaction" Pakistan's hasty move to lift a self-imposed ban on death penalty in terror-related cases, days after Taliban militants killed at least 132 students and 16 staffers at an army-run school in Peshawar.
Pakistani authorities on Friday night executed two men convicted for attacks on the army headquarters and former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, days after Pakistan lifted its moratorium on the death penalty.
With the Pakistan government deciding to end the moratorium on death sentence in terrorism cases following Tuesday`s tragedy in Peshawar, the rules for carrying out the death sentence have been changed in Punjab province in an effort to expedite the execution process.