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Review: Soulpepperʼs ʻThe Last Wifeʼ is a Tudor tale for our times Special

Toronto - Kate Hennig’s “The Last Wife” may be ostensibly about Henry VIII’s marriage to Katherine Parr, but it’s misleading to view the play as a history lesson. Considering recent world events, it seems to be about now more than any other period.

Review: Toronto ‘Marat/Sade’ remount picks spectacle over substance Special

Toronto - Overheard during the intermission at the Soulpepper theatre company’s new production of “Marat/Sade” last night: First dude says, “This is totally amazing, huh?” Second dude replies, “Yeah... but it’s also kind of exhausting, isn’t it?”

Anti-corruption blogger decapitated in Brazil

A Brazilian blogger known for denouncing government corruption was found decapitated. He had been missing for five days before his body was found outside of Padre Paraíso, which is located in one of Brazil’s poorest rural regions.

Kenji Goto beheaded by ISIS

A video was released Saturday afternoon by the Islamic State (IS)showing the beheading of Japanese journalist Kenji Goto.

Op-Ed: Australia busts up ISIS beheading plot

Sydney - Australian police say they broke up a plot by ISIS terrorists to randomly execute a victim. More than 800 police raided houses and vehicles in Sydney and Brisbane.

Two beheaded during Brazil prison riots

Cascavel - Rioting continues at a Brazilian correctional facility after inmates seized control over much of the facility and beheaded at least two other inmates. Allegedly, another inmate died after being thrown off the roof.

American photojournalist may have been beheaded by militant group

A militant group is claiming that they have beheaded missing American photojournalist James Foley. A video that was uploaded to YouTube earlier today showed the graphic death of a man believed to be Foley.

Domestic violence soaring in India, woman beheads abusive husband

Underscoring the extremity of the violence against women in India, a woman beheaded her husband in the Sivaganga district after facing intolerable abuse from him.

Graphic Video: Syrian militants behead two Christians in Idlib

Idlib - A shocking video uploaded recently to LiveLeak, shows Syrian militants of the al-Nusra front, beheading two Christians in the Idlib countryside in front of a public gathering.

In wake of beheading, 2,000 march in anti-Muslim demonstration

Newcastle - In the wake of the brutal Islamist-inspired beheading of a British soldier in London this week, right-wing protesters marched in the streets of Newcastle to demand an end to the 'Islamification' of Britain.

Witch doctor sentenced to death for beheading 11-year-old boy

An Indian witch doctor is facing execution for beheading a 11-year-old boy in a sacrificial ritual to a goddess, to 'improve his fortunes'

Saudi execution caught on video

The execution of a man convicted of raping and murdering a teenage boy in the Saudi Arabian desert has been caught on film and published by the Sharq newspaper.

Saudi Arabian woman sentenced to 50 lashes for swearing

A woman in Saudi Arabia has been sentenced to 50 lashes for swearing at her friend. The court had clear evidence to convict the woman as she swore via a text message which her friend retained and showed to the judge in court.

Saudi Arabia beheads woman on charges of 'witchcraft and sorcery'

Riyadh - Saudi authorities beheaded a woman on Monday for practicing witchcraft and sorcery. The woman Amina bin Abdulhalim Nassar, was executed in Saudi Arabia's northern province of Al Jawf. The Saudi Interior Ministry announced news of the execution.

Prosecutors say Bigley beheading video found in home of Muslim

Birmingham - According to prosecutors, a British Muslim, Ahmed Faraz, who manages a bookshop called Maktabah Bookshop and Publishers in Birmingham, kept on his private premises, video footage of the beheading by terrorists of British hostage Ken Bigley.

Radical imam wants beheading of Dutch politician Geert Wilders

Amsterdam - Geert Wilders, the Dutch politician known for his clearly anti-Islamic stance and scheduled to speak at the 9/11 remembrance rally in New York coming Saturday, has been threatened with beheading for insulting Islam during his stay in Australia.

Murderer nailed to cross and beheaded in Saudi Arabia

A Yemeni murderer was nailed to the cross after being convicted of killing a fellow countryman and his daughter for the crime of murder in Saudi Arabia.

Wife Beheaded in New York

A Prominent Orchard Park is man charged with second-degree murder in the beheading his wife. The particularly gruesome killing has received scant media attention since it was first reported yesterday.

Op-Ed: PETA Goes Too Far With Ad Playing Off Tim McLean Beheading

PETA once again is in the news, not for "saving" animals, but because it decided to run an ad comparing the recent horrific beheading of a 22-year-old Canadian on a Greyhound bus to the slaughter of animals for human consumption.

PETA Produces Ad Comparing Bus Beheading To Animal Slaughter

Recently a man was murdered and decapitated on a Greyhound bus, it was later discovered the assailant had began eating the man's flesh. PETA is using this killing for an ad campaign and compares the murder to the slaughtering of animals.

Tim McLean's family speaks out about the young man that was behead on a Greyhound bus

Tim McLean was on a Greyhound bus in Manitoba heading for home when he was attacked and murdered by a fellow passenger. His family for the first time has spoken out about Tim and his murder.

Gruesome Beheading In Greek Isles

A man stabbed and then decapitated his girlfriend before walking around carrying her head on the streets on the island of Santorini in Greece.

Grisly Beheading Took Place On Greyhound Bus In Canada Wednesday Night

Crossing the prairies in Canada a man was decapitated by another passenger on a Greyhound bus Wednesday night as other passengers watched helplessly. The bus was on route to Winnipeg, Manitoba from Edmonton, Alberta.

Mexican Human Traffickers Behead Young Girl In Florida For Resisting Rape

One has to wonder why this hasn't been reported by the major news outlets, why outrage hasn't been expressed, and why it took a blogger to bring the Florida House of Representatives -State Affairs Committee video segment to our attention?

Human Rights Watch Appeals To Saudi King To Nullify Execution Of 'Witch'

It is a known fact that many executions taking place in Saudi Arabia are by beheadings in public by a sword. Recently, a woman in Saudi Arabia was convicted of practicing witchcraft is set to be executed by beheading.

Kenya: Doctor's Beheading Act of Retaliation

A doctor was pulled from his home and beheaded apparently in retaliation for the shooting of Kenyan opposition MP Mugabe Were as the post- election violence continues to escalate.

Al-Qaeda Beheads School Guard, Wife While Children Watch

Three people suspected of being al Qaeda members, including two sisters, beheaded their uncle, Youssef al-Hayali, and his wife, Zeinab Kamel, while making the couple's children watch, according to a Friday report by Iraqi police.

Lyrical terrorist whose grisly poem glorified beheading

A young Muslim worker was convicted in Britain under new anti-terrorism laws. She wrote poems about beheading non-believers and had in her possession, disturbing books related to terrorism.

Guards Beheaded By Pakistani Militants

In what looks to be reprisals by attacks from the Pakistani army, six security officials along with seven civilians were captured and beheaded by militants in the northwestern part of Pakistan.

New Taliban Video Shows Young Boy Beheading 'American Spy'

A young, teen boy is shown on video denouncing a bound, blindfolded man before beheading him and screaming 'God Is Great!'
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Police have arrested and charged a College Hill woman in the death of her 3-month-old daughter.
Police have arrested and charged a College Hill woman in the death of her 3-month-old daughter.
ISIS video claims beheading of US hostage Peter Kassig
ISIS video claims beheading of US hostage Peter Kassig
AFP / Kassig Family handout
Puli Alam  Afghanistan
Puli Alam, Afghanistan
John Severns
Members and supporters of the group Hizb ut-Tahrir  which favors establishment of an Islamic state  ...
Members and supporters of the group Hizb ut-Tahrir, which favors establishment of an Islamic state, demonstrate on the streets of Copenhagen, Denmark, in 2006.
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Post box at the front of a Post Office.
Post box at the front of a Post Office.
Otavio Jordao da Silva
Otavio Jordao da Silva
The Dutch text reads  In the Netherlands or where ever in the world   referring to killing anyone fo...
The Dutch text reads "In the Netherlands or where ever in the world," referring to killing anyone found to insult Islam
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