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Canadian sentenced to death in China for drugs will appeal

Canadian sentenced to death in China for drugs will appeal

A Canadian man sentenced to death in China for drug smuggling will appeal the verdict, his lawyer said on Tuesday, arguing that the court should not have increased his sentence given no new evidence had been introduced during his retrial.

Two Asian men sentenced to death for killing employer

Two Asian men sentenced to death for killing employer

A Doha Criminal Court has sentenced two Asian men to death for the premeditated murder of their employer, and a third man to six months in jail for being aware of the crime and not reporting it.

Gaza court sentences six to death for 'collaborating' with Israel

Gaza court sentences six to death for 'collaborating' with Israel

A military court in the Hamas-run Gaza Strip on Monday sentenced six people, including a woman, to death for "collaborating" with Israel, authorities said.

Malaysian 'Iceman' sentenced to death in Thailand

Malaysian 'Iceman' sentenced to death in Thailand

Tun Hung Seong was arrested in April last year after a tipoff that he had hired a man to smuggle nearly 300 kilogrammes of crystal meth.

Bangladesh floats death penalty for road deaths in bid to quell protests

Bangladesh floats death penalty for road deaths in bid to quell protests

Bangladesh on Monday promised to introduce the death penalty for deliberate road deaths in a bid to quell more than a week of demonstrations calling for better road safety, as new student-led protests were met with tear gas and rubber bullets.

Kenyan beauty queen sentenced to death for murder

Kenyan beauty queen sentenced to death for murder

A Kenyan court has sentenced a 24-year-old beauty queen to death for murdering her boyfriend by stabbing him 25 times, drawing criticism from rights groups who called the punishment "inhumane".

Indonesian cleric gets death sentence for militant attacks

Indonesian cleric gets death sentence for militant attacks

The ruling comes as Indonesia struggles to rein in a rising tide of homegrown militancy, inspired in part by the extremist group Islamic State.

Malaysia seeks to extradite man convicted in model murder

Malaysia seeks to extradite man convicted in model murder

Sirul Azhar Umar was arrested and has been held in an Australian immigration detention centre since January 2015.

Former Chinese tycoon gets execution swapped for 25 years in prison

Former Chinese tycoon gets execution swapped for 25 years in prison

China has commuted the death sentence of former tycoon Wu Ying to 25 years imprisonment, state media said Saturday.

Florida puts inmate to death, two other executions halted

Florida puts inmate to death, two other executions halted

Florida executed a man convicted of the 1993 rape and murder of a college student, while Alabama halted its planned execution of a convicted murderer.

Iraqi court sentences Turkish woman to death for joining IS

Iraqi court sentences Turkish woman to death for joining IS

Ten other women of various nationalities were sentenced to life in prison, he said. All the verdicts can be appealed.

Egypt hangs 15 over attacks on security forces

Egypt hangs 15 over attacks on security forces

Egyptian authorities on Tuesday executed 15 prisoners convicted of attacks on security forces in the restive Sinai Peninsula, police officials said.