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North Korea minister executed 'for showing lack of respect'

One of North Korea’s top ministers has been executed after showing a lack of respect at a meeting chaired by leader Kim Jong Un, the South said on Wednesday.

One of North Korea’s top ministers has been executed after showing a lack of respect at a meeting chaired by leader Kim Jong Un, the South said on Wednesday.

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Iraq executes 36 men for massacre of military recruits near Tikrit

Iraq has executed by hanging 36 men who were convicted over the killings of up to 1,700 military recruits at former US base Camp Speicher near Tikrit in 2014.

Iraq has executed by hanging 36 men who were convicted over the killings of up to 1,700 military recruits at former US base Camp Speicher near Tikrit in 2014.

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22 Mexican drug cartel members 'executed by police' - report

One of the worst allegations of abuse by Mexican security forces has been revealed in a damning report by the country’s national human rights commission.

One of the worst allegations of abuse by Mexican security forces has been revealed in a damning report by the country’s national human rights commission.

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State executions: a fate worse than death

Indonesia went ahead with the execution of four drug offenders early on Friday morning. Last-minute petitions were denied. Another 10 more are due to

Indonesia went ahead with the execution of four drug offenders early on Friday morning. Last-minute petitions were denied. Another 10 more are due to

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North Korea 'executes' army chief, Seoul reports

North Korea is reported to have carried out the latest in a series of high-profile executions. Army Chief of Staff Ri Yong Gil is said to have been

North Korea is reported to have carried out the latest in a series of high-profile executions. Army Chief of Staff Ri Yong Gil is said to have been

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Saudi diplomats return from Tehran

Saudi Arabian diplomats who had been based in Tehran have returned home to Riyadh’s with stories of mistreatment at the hands of Iranian officials

Saudi Arabian diplomats who had been based in Tehran have returned home to Riyadh’s with stories of mistreatment at the hands of Iranian officials

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Saudis struggle with supremacy crisis

Laurence Alexandrowicz, euronews: “Gilles Kepel, as you’re an expert on Islam and the Arab world, please give us your insight on the crisis between

Laurence Alexandrowicz, euronews: “Gilles Kepel, as you’re an expert on Islam and the Arab world, please give us your insight on the crisis between

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Saudis struggle with supremacy crisis

The tension in relations between Iran and Saudi Arabia has reached new heights, amid violent protests and diplomatic rifts. We study the deepening

The tension in relations between Iran and Saudi Arabia has reached new heights, amid violent protests and diplomatic rifts. We study the deepening

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Saudi-Iranian rift escalates over executed cleric

Two days after Sunni Saudi Arabia executed a prominent Shi’ite cleric, thousands have marched in Baghdad and Iraq’s southern Shi’ite cities to

Two days after Sunni Saudi Arabia executed a prominent Shi’ite cleric, thousands have marched in Baghdad and Iraq’s southern Shi’ite cities to

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Iranians protest against Saudi execution of Shi'ite cleric al-Nimr

Hundreds of Shi’ite Muslims protested in Tehran on Sunday against Saudi Arabia’s execution of prominent Shi’ite cleric Nimr al-Nimr. Demonstrators

Hundreds of Shi’ite Muslims protested in Tehran on Sunday against Saudi Arabia’s execution of prominent Shi’ite cleric Nimr al-Nimr. Demonstrators

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Shi'ite fury after Saudi mass execution

Saudi Arabia’s mass execution of 47 men on terrorism charges has unleashed anger at home and beyond. Prominent Shi’ite cleric Nimr al-Nimr was

Saudi Arabia’s mass execution of 47 men on terrorism charges has unleashed anger at home and beyond. Prominent Shi’ite cleric Nimr al-Nimr was

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Saudi Arabia executes Shi'ite cleric Nimr Baqr al-Nimr

Saudi Arabia executed 47 people on Saturday for terrorism, including the prominent Shi’ite Muslim cleric Nimr Baqr al-Nimr, the country’s interior

Saudi Arabia executed 47 people on Saturday for terrorism, including the prominent Shi’ite Muslim cleric Nimr Baqr al-Nimr, the country’s interior

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Bangladesh hangs two opposition leaders for war crimes

Two opposition leaders have been executed in Bangladesh for war crimes committed during the 1971 war of independence. Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mujahid and

Two opposition leaders have been executed in Bangladesh for war crimes committed during the 1971 war of independence. Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mujahid and

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Texas carries out 12th execution this year

Texas has executed a 33-year-old man, the 12th execution held in the state so far this year, more than any other in the USA. In total 24 people have

Texas has executed a 33-year-old man, the 12th execution held in the state so far this year, more than any other in the USA. In total 24 people have

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Oklahoma orders stay of execution over drug error

Convicted criminal Richard Glossip has been granted a stay of execution by Oklahoma’s governor due to uncertainty over the drugs to be used in the

Convicted criminal Richard Glossip has been granted a stay of execution by Oklahoma’s governor due to uncertainty over the drugs to be used in the

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Kelly Gissendaner executed in Georgia despite pleas for clemency

Kelly Gissendaner has been executed in the state of Georgia in the United States. She became the first woman to be executed in the state for 70

Kelly Gissendaner has been executed in the state of Georgia in the United States. She became the first woman to be executed in the state for 70

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Saudi Arabia to execute Shi'ite over anti-government protest

Saudi Arabia is poised to execute a Shi’ite Muslim over his role in anti-government protests, despite protests that he was a minor when

Saudi Arabia is poised to execute a Shi’ite Muslim over his role in anti-government protests, despite protests that he was a minor when

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Memon: India executes plotter of 1993 Mumbai attacks

India has executed the man convicted of financing the country’s deadliest terrorist attack. It came after the Supreme Court threw out a final appeal

India has executed the man convicted of financing the country’s deadliest terrorist attack. It came after the Supreme Court threw out a final appeal