Iran Wednesday hanged 10 drug smugglers
in a prison in the city of Karaj, west of Tehran, state media reported, taking to 45 the number of executions in the Islamic
republic since the start of this year.
An appeals court in Yemen on Saturday
upheld drugs-trafficking sentences against four Pakistanis,
condemning two to death and giving 25-year jail terms to the
others, the defence ministry`s website reported.