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World - International
4/24/2013 12:45:50 PM
Federal government indicates it might seek 'rare' death penalty for Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

World - Region
4/18/2013 9:03:12 PM
A fatwa published recently by Morocco's higher council of religious scholars calling for the death penalty for Muslims who renounce their faith sparks fierce debate in the African country

World - International
4/10/2013 3:14:04 PM
Three Middle Eastern countries among top five globally for executions, according to Amnesty International report

World - Region
4/10/2013 12:23:17 PM
Saudi Arabia beheaded one of its citizens, Ali Al-Saeedi, for murder, raising the number of death penalties this year to 32

World - Region
4/8/2013 12:23:51 PM
Seven Iraqi men are executed in Iraq for terror-related offenses, raising number of death penalties given this year to 29

World - Region
4/5/2013 5:42:37 PM
UN expresses concern on the number of states in the Middle East and Asia applying the death penalty

World - Region
4/1/2013 8:31:15 PM
Head of ruling party Ennahda expresses support for death penalty as a 'natural law'

Egypt - Politics
3/26/2013 8:50:11 AM
Upper Egypt's court slammed a man with a death penalty over the killing of two copts in a sectarian fight

World - Region
2/20/2013 4:17:17 PM
A court in Lebanon calls for a death sentence for Syrian officials for planning to assassinate Lebanese political and religious figures

Egypt - Politics
1/26/2013 6:37:03 PM
Clashes between angry Port Said protesters and security erupt over football death sentence verdict; death toll and numbers of injured continues to rise on Saturday

World - International
12/20/2012 1:02:13 PM
Victims of sexual assault in India are often blamed for the attacks, say observers who highlight that misogyny remains rampant, in spite of outrage over recent gang-rape of student

World - International
12/18/2012 2:36:44 PM
Amid the anger and outrage over the gang-rape and brutal beating of a 23-year-old student on a school bus, New Delhi's police chief demands the death penalty for rapists in India

Egypt - Politics
11/28/2012 2:19:29 PM
Court orders death penalty for 6 Coptic Egyptians, who reside abroad, over controversial anti-Islam film

World - International
11/22/2012 3:04:24 PM
After the execution of 14 death row prisoners in Afghanistan this week, United Nations human rights chief Navi Pillay called on Afghan President Hamid Karzai to abolish capital punishment

World - International
11/21/2012 4:11:04 PM
One day after executing eight death row prisoners, Afghanistan hanged six more despite Taliban's threat that there would be reprisals if any of their militants were killed

World - International
11/20/2012 4:54:34 PM
In a rare use of the death penalty, Afghanistan executed eight prisoners on death row, and has more executions expected soon

World - Region
11/11/2012 2:33:49 PM
International pressure continues to grow on Iraqi government to drop the death penalty after ten men were executed, allegedly for 'terrorist crimes'

World - International
11/6/2012 7:03:39 PM
US voters to decide on much more than merely the next president; list includes gay marriage, legalizing marijuana, genetically modified food labels, abolishing death penalty, amongst others

World - Region
11/5/2012 12:31:37 PM
Rights groups are recommending that South Sudan suspend executions of death penalties, claiming the states' current legal system doesn't guarantee "basic rights" of people sentenced to death

World - Region
5/23/2012 9:02:30 PM
A Tunisian military prosecutor requests a death penalty for ouster President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali who was tried in absentia as he sought exile in Saudi Arabia since last January

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