Teacher 'bored with life' who shot dead three shoppers given death sentence

Teacher 'bored with life' who shot dead three shoppers given death sentence

A teacher who shot dead three shoppers because he was “bored with life” has been sentenced to death. Prasittichai Khaokaew, 38, admitted killing three people, including a two-year-old boy, and injuring five others before stealing gold jewellery worth £12,625 (500,000 baht) in Lopburi, Thailand, on…

New Zealand court to announce sentence for mosque shooter

New Zealand court to announce sentence for mosque shooter

A gunman who killed 51 Muslim worshippers last year in New Zealand’s deadliest shooting will be sentenced on Thursday. WELLINGTON — A gunman who killed 51 Muslim worshippers last year in New Zealand’s deadliest shooting will be sentenced on Thursday, after three days of emotionally…

New Zealand court set to sentence killer in Christchurch mosque massacre

New Zealand court set to sentence killer in Christchurch mosque massacre

WELLINGTON — A New Zealand court will begin hearings on Monday on the sentencing of a suspected white supremacist accused of killing 51 Muslim worshippers in a massacre that shocked the world and prompted a global campaign to stamp out online hate. Brenton Tarrant, an…

Iran 'executes 100 prisoners in brutal death sentence killing spree'

Iran 'executes 100 prisoners in brutal death sentence killing spree'

Iranian citizens are under the cosh of a state-ordered execution spree with 100 people subjected to brutal executions throughout 2020, according to reports by activists. It comes as the dictatorship is under increasing pressure as its economy crumbles during the coronavirus pandemic. Last week the…