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Two North Korean teens executed for watching K-drama: Report


New York: North Korea executed two high school students for watching South Korean and American movies, a report said. Viewing or distributing Korean dramas, popularly known as K-dramas, is strictly forbidden in North Korea. The two boys, 16 and 17, met in October at a school in North Korea's Ryanggang Province and watched several South Korean...

Saudi Arabia executes 12 people in 10 days: Report


Riyadh: Saudi Arabia has reportedly executed 12 people in the last 10 days for drug-related offences. Some of these were beheadings with a sword, a report said. As many as 12 people were sentenced to death after being imprisoned on non-violent drug charges and included three Pakistanis, four Syrians, two Jordanians and three Saudis, the Telegraph...

Singapore executes 2nd Indian-origin man in four months for drugs trafficking


Singapore on July 7, 2022 morning executed two convicted drug traffickers, including Kalwant Singh, a 32-year-old Malaysian man of Punjabi origin who had been found guilty of bringing heroin into the city-state in 2016. The other man to be hanged was Singaporean Norasharee Gous, 48.  Kalwant Singh is the second Indian-origin Malaysian to be hanged...

Taliban executed, forcibly disappeared ex-security men: Report


New Delhi: The Taliban have summarily executed or forcibly disappeared more than 100 former police and intelligence officers in just four of Afghanistan’s 34 provinces since taking over the country on August 15, according to a report released by Human Rights Watch (HRW). The Taliban, through their intelligence operations and access to records left behind...