Robin Williams death: Police confirm suicide, says he was found hanging from belt

First responders called to actor Robin Williams` home found the Oscar-winning actor dead of an apparent suicide with a belt around his neck and slight wounds to his wrist, police said Tuesday.

Sudan mother facing apostasy death sentence to be freed soon: Official

A Christian Sudanese woman sentenced to hang for apostasy will be "freed within days", a foreign ministry official told AFP on Saturday.

Sudan judge orders Christian woman to hang for apostasy

Khartoum: A Sudanese judge sentenced a heavily pregnant Christian woman to hang for apostasy, a ruling which Britain denounced as "barbaric" and left the United States "deeply disturbed".
Born to a Muslim father, the woman was convicted yesterday under the Islamic sharia law that has been in force in Sudan since 1983 and outlaws conversions on pain of death.

Iraq hangs 26 convicted on terror charges

Iraq`s Justice Ministry says 26 prisoners convicted of terrorism-related charges have been executed, all of them Iraqi nationals.

Pakistan court says two brothers to hang on October 23

A Pakistani court has issued death warrants for two murder convicts though the government is continuing with a moratorium on capital punishment.

Minor girl commits suicide in Delhi police station

A 16-year-old girl committed suicide by hanging in a police station in here Saturday evening, police said.

Two found hanged, mystery shrouds woman`s death in J&K

Two persons were found hanging from trees while a woman died under mysterious circumstances in Jammu region on Sunday, police said.

My husband should be hanged, demands rapist`s wife

The wife of a serial offender, who allegedly raped and murdered a minor girl following release from jail after serving sentence in similar offences, says her husband should be "hanged for the heinous crime."

Gujarat medical college student commits suicide by

A 25-year-old student of MP Shah Medical College committed suicide here on Monday morning, by hanging himself from the campus common room ceiling fan, police officials said.

Engineer hangs self in Hisar

An engineer of Haryana`s
irrigation department has allegedly committed suicide at his
government residence in Canal colony here, police said on Wednesday.

Iran hangs four for villa rape raid

The hangings brought to 223 the number of executions in
Iran so far this year.

Iran publicly hangs convicted teen murderer

Iran publicly hanged a
teenage boy convicted of killing an athlete billed as "Iran`s
strongest man," local media reported.

`Dire consequences` if Afzal Guru hanged: Geelani

Hardline Hurriyat leader Syed
Ali Shah Geelani on Thursday warned of "dire consequences" if
Parliament attack convict Mohammad Afzal Guru was hanged.

Iran hangs rapist: State TV

Iran on Saturday hanged a convicted
rapist in the southern city of Shahrekord, the state
television website reported.

Iran hangs five convicts in public

Number of executions in Iraq climbed to 130
since the beginning of the year.

Iranian thief hanged in public: Report

Iran has publicly hanged a man
convicted of armed robbery and fighting police in Markazi.

Iran hangs 4 people in southern city

International rights groups criticise Iran for its growing pace of hangings.

Iran hangs 10 drug traffickers: Reports

Iran has hanged 10 drug
traffickers, including seven who were executed in the southern
province of Kerman, media reports said on Wednesday.

Mammu `jallad` wants to hang Ajmal Kasab

Hangman Mammu Singh says that it
is his wish to execute Pakistani gunman Mohammad Ajmal Kasab,
who has been sentenced to death in the 26/11 case.

Iran hangs 10 drug traffickers: Reports

Latest hangings bring the total number of executions so far this year to 65.