Earlier this morning in Indonesia, the Bali Nine ringleaders Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran were taken from Kerobokan jail in Bali so they can be transferred to the island where they will await execution. It seems it will be their final journey....
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — A Sri Lankan court has sentenced five Indian fishermen and three locals to death for smuggling narcotics....
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media say lawmakers are considering scrapping the death penalty for nine crimes, including illegal fund raising....
NEW DELHI (AP) — A Kashmiri man convicted in a 2001 attack on India’s Parliament that left 14 people dead was hanged Saturday after a final mercy plea was rejected, a senior Indian Home Ministry official said. Home Secretary R.K. Singh told reporters that Mohammed Afzal Guru was executed early Saturday morning at New Delhi’s...
The news of the brutal Delhi gang rape horrified the world. The case has brought protests in India, and intense focus on the high incidences of rape and violence against women in India. Following the death of Amanat – a pseudonym used by the Indian press for the unidentified victim – in Singapore’s Mount Elizabeth Hospital, messages...
Thailand lifts martial law 10 months after coup
Thu, Apr 02, 2015 12:07AM UTC
SKorean man charged in knife attack on US envoy Mark Lippert
Wed, Apr 01, 2015 3:44PM UTC
Nepal says climbers returning to climb Mount Everest
Wed, Apr 01, 2015 3:35PM UTC