Asian Cup 2019: Late penalty rescues point for hosts UAE
06 January 2019 | 6:30 am
Hosts United Arab Emirates looked to be falling to a shock opening day defeat to Bahrain until they won a controversial 88th minute penalty. Substitute Ahmed Khalil scored from the spot to rescue a point for his side.
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Kim Kardashian supports end of California death penalty. California Governor Gavin Newsom recently signed an executive order suspending the death penalty in California. As a result, 737 inmates currently on death row will not be executed.
7 May 2019
Brunei's sultan says a moratorium on capital punishment will also extend to sharia laws that include stoning to death for gay sex and adultery, after a furious backlash against the punishments.
2 Jun 2019
Francesco Galietti, founder and chief executive officer at Policy Sonar, and David Kohl, head of currency research at Julius Baer, discuss the results of the European elections and a possible disciplinary procedure by the European Commission over Italy's failure to reduce its debt.
5 Jul 2019
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24 Oct 2019
The United Nations expert for monitoring human rights in Iran criticized the Tehran government for its use of the death penalty against minors. Two people aged under 18 have been executed by the state so far this year.
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Lionel Messi netted a late penatly as Argentina salvaged a 2-2 draw against Uruguay in a friendly in Tel Aviv, Israel.
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Muslim Women under the Federation of Muslims Women Association of Nigeria (FOMWAN), Edo State Chapter have asked the Federal Government to enact laws through its various Legislative Organs that will amongst other stiff penalties execute or kill Rapists.
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Iranians took to social media to protest the planned execution of three young protesters, under the hashtag #Don'tExecute. The men had taken part in last year's mass demonstrations against a fuel price hike.
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Bangladesh's decision to introduce the death penalty for rape has been criticized by international rights groups. Critics say capital punishment is not the solution to the problem of sexual violence in the country.
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Hit by a coronavirus-sparked match freeze and huge pay cuts, Indonesia's out-of-work footballers are struggling. Andri Muliadi, a Borneo FC player who brought his family home to Sumatra after matches were called off has turned to promoting his in-laws' tiny coffee business online.
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