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Saudi Court Reopens Case of Sri Lanka Woman Sentenced to Die

A Saudi court has decided to reopen the case of a Sri Lankan woman who was sentenced to death by stoning for adultery, a Sri Lankan government minister said Tuesday. Deputy Foreign Minister Harsha de Silva told parliament that an appeals court in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia's capital, has decided to hear the case again following pleas by Sri Lanka's foreign ministry.   “Based on the advice of the lawyers and our [foreign ministry's] intervention on the matter, a decision has...

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