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Singapore hangs drug trafficker
Singapore executed an Australian drug trafficker today, despite repeated pleas from Australia’s government for clemency and quiet protests by thousands opposed to the death penalty. ...  | Read.. 
 
US carries out 1000th execution
Double murderer Kenneth Lee Boyd became the 1,000th prisoner executed in the US since the reinstatement of capital punishment when he was put to death by lethal injection tod ...  | Read.. 
 
Maoists extend ceasefire
Nepal’s Maoist rebels extended a unilateral ceasefire by one month today as thousands of protesters rallied against King Gyanendra’s seizure of power in February an ...  | Read.. 
 
Russia, Iran in $1-billion arms deal
Russia plans to sell more than $1 billion worth of tactical surface-to-air missiles and other defence hardware to Iran, Russian media reported today. ...  | Read.. 
 
Undertakers carry the coffin containing the body of Nguyen Tuong Van to a chapel in Singapore . (Reuters)
China spill
Bangla hunt
Taipei fear
Marines dead
Disney chases Potter dream with Narnia
A film starring a talking lion, an evil witch and a magic wardrobe may give the Walt Disney Co. som..  | Read.. 
Garner has a girl
Alias star Jennifer Garner has given birth to her first child, a daughter, with actor-husband Ben A..  | Read..