Amid rising encounters in Kashmir, jihadists resort to Islamic State-like tactics to instil 'fear', command deference
jihadists in Kashmir Valley have began filming executions and sharing them on social media like Islamic State, to terrorise civilians and put down stirrings of rebellion against militancy
Indonesia's President Joko Widodo has instructed law enforcement officers to shoot drug traffickers to deal with a narcotics emergency facing the country.
Pakistan's Army says authorities have executed four Islamic militants convicted of terrorism by military courts.
The number of known executions worldwide went up by more than 50 percent last year to at least 1,634, the highest figure recorded since 1989, Amnesty International said Wednesday.
Pakistan on Monday resumed executions by hanging two murder convicts following a one-month break during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan that ended last week.
Indonesia's attorney general on Wednesday defended the execution of seven foreign drug convicts, saying that the country was facing a "war" against drugs.
Pakistan's top court has halted the executions of six suspects sentenced by military courts on charges ranging from terrorism, murder to suicide bombing and kidnapping for ransom, after allegations that the legal proceedings against them were unlawful.
An Islamic court in Saudi Arabia has sentenced a man to death for renouncing his Muslim faith, the English-language daily Saudi Gazette reported on Tuesday.
Indonesia's president said on Tuesday the planned execution of 11 convicts on death row, most on drugs charges, would not be delayed.
Indonesian officials said on Monday that eight convicted drug smugglers, including seven foreigners, would be transferred to a prison island this week for imminent execution despite international appeals for clemency.
The US has termed lifting of the moratorium on executions as an internal matter of Pakistan but expressed concern over granting of bail to the Mumbai terror attack accused Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi
All prisons across Pakistan went on high alert Friday, with officials preparing to start executing prisoners jailed for terrorist crimes from dawn Saturday.
he records of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru's hanging are unlikely to be made public soon as Tihar prison has decided to challenge the Delhi HC.
Millions of people have died from violence, disease and hunger in eastern Congo since 1996 in conflict fuelled by foreign powers.
The US and UN have reacted with "horror" to allegations in a new report that states Syria systematically tortured and executed about 11,000 detainees since the beginning of the uprising, BBC reported Tuesday.