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    Pakistan books Hafiz Saeed for terror financing

    Mumbai attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed and 12 of his close associates were "booked" by Pakistani authorities on Wednesday for "terrorism financing" in 23 cases, amidst growing global.

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    Saudi teen faces execution for participating in Arab Spring

    According to CNN, the prosecution is seeking to impose the harshest form of the death penalty on Qureires, which may include crucifixion or dismemberment after execution despite not holding him responsible for any loss

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    Saudi Arabia to Execute 3 Scholars after Ramadan: Report

    The trio are currently awaiting trial at the Criminal Special Court in Riyadh after being arrested in September 2017, when Saudi authorities detained dozens of prominent figures in a crackdown headed by Crown Prince

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    NZ mosque attacks suspect Tarrant to face 50 murder charges

    Christchurch, New Zealand - Brenton Tarrant, the self-confessed white supremacist accused of killing 50 people at two Christchurch mosques last month, has been charged with 50 counts of murder and 39 counts of attempted.

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    Indian court lets Samjhauta blasts accused walk free

    An Indian court on Wednesday acquitted four Hindu men, accused of bombing a train between India and Pakistan in 2007 that killed 68 people, including 44 innocent Pakistanis, citing a lack of evidence.

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    New Zealand mosque terror attack suspect charged with murder

    A right-wing extremist, who filmed himself on a rampage that left 49 mosque-goers dead in New Zealand, was charged with murder after appearing before court on Saturday.

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    India's top court orders mediation in Hindu temple dispute

    India's top court set up a mediation team on Friday to try to settle a land dispute between Muslims and Hindus over plans to build a Hindu temple on a site where hard-liners demolished a 16th-century.

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    US fails to halt Iran bid to free frozen billions

    An international court on Wednesday ruled Iran can proceed with a bid to unfreeze assets in the United States, rejecting Washington’s claims the case must be halted because of Tehran’s alleged support for international.

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    Delhi asks top court to allow land transfer near Ayodhya site

    India’s government on Tuesday asked the Supreme Court to allow it to hand over land to a Hindu trust that wants to build a temple in the northern town of Ayodhya, long a flashpoint for minority Muslims.

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    Indian Court issues notice to Govt over contentious 'snooping' order

    The Indian Supreme Court on Monday issued a notice to Centre on a petition filed against its controversial order allowing ten central agencies to intercept, monitor and decrypt computer systems.

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    Ex-Pak PM Nawaz Sharif given 7 years jail term in corruption case

    An anti-corruption court in Pakistan sentenced former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to 7 years in jail in the Al-Azizia Steel Mills graft case while acquitting him in the Flagship Investments.

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    India's Top Court Refuses to Order Probe Into French Warplane Deal

    The government has come under fire from the opposition Congress and other parties for allegation of corruption over the pricing details of the Rafale deal. Opposition parties had raised the issue.

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    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 by hanging for "collaborating" with Israel, authorities said. In total 14 people were sentenced.

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    1984 anti-Sikh riots in India: Delhi HC upholds conviction of 88 people accused

    The Delhi High Court on Wednesday upheld the conviction of around 80 people and awarded them five year jail term for rioting, burning houses and violation of curfew during the 1984 anti-Sikh riots in India.

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    Babri masjid: Ayodhya gears up for unrest as Hindu extremists to take up temple issue

    Uttar Pradesh’s Ayodhya is headed for a tense weekend with two major events to push for the construction of controversial Ram temple slated for Sunday.

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    India court hands down death penalty over deadly 1984 anti-Sikh riots

    An Indian court Tuesday handed down death sentence over anti-Sikh riots in 1984 that left nearly 3,000 dead following the assassination of prime minister Indira Gandhi.

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    Charities demand Yemen ceasefire as half the population starves

    Thirty-five Yemeni and international NGOs called Wednesday for an "immediate cessation of hostilities" in Yemen, where they warned 14 million people were now "on the brink of famine".

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    Massive protest in Pakistan for second day after women acquitted of blasphemy

    Protesters blocked roads in Pakistan's major cities for a second day on Thursday, opposing a Supreme Court decision the previous day to acquit a Christian woman on death row for blasphemy allegations, media said.

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    Pakistan court overturns christian woman's death sentence in blasphemy case, protests erupt

    Pakistan's Supreme Court on Wednesday overturned the conviction of Asia Bibi, a Christian mother facing execution for blasphemy, in a landmark case which has incited deadly violence.

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    Pakistan executes 'Serial Killer' Who Raped And Murdered 7-Year-Old girl

    Mohammad Imran, the man convicted of raping and murdering 7-year-old Zainab Ansari and killing at least seven other children in Pakistan, was executed on Wednesday at a prison in the east.

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    Turkish court allows US pastor Brunson to go free

    ANKARA:- A Turkish court has ordered the release of an American evangelical Christian pastor whose imprisonment sparked a row between Ankara and Washington.

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    Bangladesh court sentences 19 to death over 2004 attack

    A Dhaka court has handed down death penalty to 19 people, including two former ministers, and sentenced a top opposition leader to life imprisonment over a 2004 attack on the current Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

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    US pulls out of 2 more treaties, Zairf calls It outlaw regime

    Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was quick to react saying the United States government has proven its reputation as an "outlaw regime" by quitting yet another international treaty out of spite for Iran.

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    Indian top court decriminalises adultery

    India’s top court on Thursday ruled that adultery is no longer a crime, declaring a colonial-era law that punished the offence with jail time unconstitutional and discriminatory against women.

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