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Afghan Woman Stoned to Death on Adultery Charges

Afghanistan's president has ordered a probe into the fatal stoning of a young woman in a Taliban-controlled area after she was accused of adultery, a savage punishment that sparked nationwide outrage. President Ashraf Ghani called the killing a “criminal and un-Islamic” act, according to a statement from his office. The woman, identified only as Rokhshana, was forced to stand in a deep hole in the ground during the October 24 attack in a village in remote Ghor province of western...

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