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Pakistan Court Sentences Six 'Hardcore Terrorists' to Death

Pakistan's recently established military courts have sentenced what the army calls six “hardcore terrorists” to death for committing terrorist acts. An army statement announced Thursday says the men were involved in “heinous offenses” - including manslaughter, suicide bombing and abduction for ransom. While announcing the first set of convictions, the army said a seventh man was sentenced to life imprisonment. “The convicts have the right to file an appeal,” it added without...

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