Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 12:07
A 34-year-old Chinese woman tycoon, convicted for raising USD 121 million illegally, got a reprieve Friday after a court commuted her death sentence to life imprisonment.
Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 22:33
The mother of Nitish Katara, who was abducted and killed in 2002, today sought death penalty for the three convicts including UP politician D P Yadav`s son Vikas.
Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 23:32
The Supreme Court on Thursday commuted the death sentence of a 26-year-old youth to life term for killing a woman and her son saying that the convict is an educated person so there are chances of his reform.
Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 19:46
China`s top court has overturned the death sentence of a woman convicted of killing her husband after years of violent abuse, her lawyer said on Tuesday, in a move activists say shows the government could be serious about battling domestic violence.
Last Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014, 11:31
An Egyptian court confirmed death sentences on Saturday against the leader of the Muslim Brotherhood and 182 supporters, in a mass trial of Islamists who ruled Egypt for a year but face a fierce crackdown under the new president, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.
Last Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014, 14:40
An Egyptian court on Saturday confirmed death sentences for 183 Islamists, including Muslim Brotherhood chief Mohamed Badie, a prosecutor said, after a speedy mass trial that sparked an international outcry.
Last Updated: Tuesday, May 27, 2014, 17:10
A Saudi court sentenced to death a Shiite protester convicted of opening fire on a police patrol during unrest in the kingdom`s east, local media reported on Tuesday.
Last Updated: Friday, May 23, 2014, 07:27
A Chinese court handed down a death sentence on Friday to a former mining magnate with links to the eldest son of retired security tsar Zhou Yongkang over charges of leading a 36-member gang on a crime spree spanning two decades.
Last Updated: Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 09:03
A judge has formally sentenced a man to death for killing a woman as part of what he said was a plot to assassinate President Barack Obama.
Last Updated: Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 00:58
The United States today urged Egypt to reverse a court decision to sentence 682 alleged Muslim Brotherhood supporters, including the group`s spiritual leader Mohamed Badie, to death.
Last Updated: Monday, April 28, 2014, 20:27
The Centre on Monday told the Supreme Court that courts should not inquire into a decision of the President to grant pardon to a convicted person, saying the power of the head of the executive is beyond the pale of question.
Last Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014, 16:58
A 56-year-old school teacher in central China was on Monday sentenced to death with a two years` reprieve for raping two girl students and molesting several others.
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