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Pakistan court rejects appeal of paraplegic convict on death row

The accused 43-year-old Abdul Basit is now set to be hanged in Faisalabad District Jail.

Bangladesh Prez rejects mercy plea of 2 oppn leaders on death row

Fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami Secretary-General Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mujahid, 67, and BNP leader Salahuddin Quader Chowdhury, 66, have been sentenced to death for war crimes.

Father of Saudi youth on death row asks king for clemency

 The father of a Saudi youth facing execution for taking part in pro-reform protests appealed to King Salman on Wednesday to spare his life.