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Watch: Indore and Shimla's dangerous stoning ritual

Watch how people of Indore and Shimla celebrates Diwali in this segment.

Ten detained for stoning British embassy in Tajikistan: Police

Police said the reason for the demonstration was unclear.

Pakistan court jails father of woman stoned to death

A Pakistani anti-terrorism court jailed the father of a young pregnant woman who was stoned to death for marrying a man of her choice.

Pakistan PM orders `immediate action` over murdered woman

Pakistan`s prime minister on Thursday ordered provincial officials to take "immediate action" over the brutal murder of a pregnant woman bludgeoned to death outside a top court.

Pakistan police stood by as pregnant woman stoned to death, says husband

Farzana Iqbal, 25, was attacked on Tuesday, police said, because she had married the man she loved. Her husband said that police did nothing during the 15 minutes the violence lasted outside Lahore High Court. 

Dalit man stoned to death in UP

A 50-year-old Dalit labourer was allegedly stoned to death by two persons after a tiff in Mansoorpur area of the district.

Couple `stoned to death` in southwest Pakistan: Officials

A tribal couple in southwest Pakistan have been stoned to death allegedly on the orders of a local cleric after being accused of having an extramarital affair, local officials told AFP on Monday.

Woman stoned to death in UP

A woman was allegedly raped and stoned to death by unidentified miscreants at a religious place Shukartal in the district, police said on Monday.

Adulterers may be stoned under new Afghan law, official says

Billions have been invested on promoting human rights in Afghanistan over more than 12 years of war and donors fear that hard won progress, particularly for women, may be eroding.

`Iran plans to retain stoning as adultery punishment`

A rights group noted that at least 70 people have been executed by stoning in Iran since 1980, where last known execution through stoning took place in 2009.

Stoning not supported by Islamic law, says Qatar scholar

An article in a Qatari magazine that the stoning of adulterous married husbands or wives was not supported by Islamic law is set to ignite a heated debate in the country.

Pakistani man stoned to death on orders of jirga: Report

More than 300 men hurled stones at Noorduddin, a government employee, till he died.

UN condemns Iran`s use of ‘stoning’ as ‘capital punishment’

United Nations human rights officials have condemned Iran`s use of stoning as a form of capital punishment.

Woman faces death by stoning in Sudan

A 23-year-old Sudanese woman, mother to a six-month-old baby, convicted of adultery, will be stoned to death.

`Stoning will happen in UK too if sharia allowed`

British Muslims have been able to turn to Sharia courts since 1982.

Iran`s Sakineh Ashtiani could be hanged

Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani was sentenced to death by stoning, but that sentence was later suspended following an international outcry over the case.

Afghan: Mother, daughter stoned to death

The security officials said the widow and her daughter were accused of "moral deviation and adultery".

Hajj pilgrims stone Satan in Mina

The ritual commemorates Prophet Abraham`s stoning of the devil.

Afghan Police promise justice for Taliban stoning

Afghan Police has promised that it will bring to justice the men who stoned a couple to death in Afghan.

Iran suspends hanging sentence in stoning case

Iran is the world`s second most prolific executioner after China with at least 346 cases in 2008.