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Man convicted of raping, killing girl executed in US

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 13:15

The US state of Missouri executed early Wednesday a man convicted of abducting, raping and killing a teenage girl, US media reported.

Seven Egyptian Christians found shot execution-style on Libyan beach

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 25, 2014, 14:11

Seven Egyptian Christians were found shot dead on a beach in eastern Libya after they were abducted from their apartments, security officials and local residents said.

Saudi executes 10th convict this year

Last Updated: Sunday, February 23, 2014, 16:03

A Saudi citizen convicted of murder was beheaded on Sunday, the interior ministry announced, bringing the number of executions in the kingdom this year to 10.

Executions on rise in Iran: UN

Last Updated: Saturday, February 22, 2014, 00:55

At least 80 people have been executed in Iran so far this year, marking a rise in its use of capital punishment, the UN`s human rights office said on Friday.

US man executed in boy`s rape, murder

Last Updated: Thursday, February 13, 2014, 08:17

A man was executed in Florida for raping and killing a nine-year-old boy 18 years ago.

Kim Jong Un of North Korea executes entire family of `traitor` uncle

Last Updated: Monday, January 27, 2014, 14:18

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has executed the entire family of his uncle, who was executed less than a month ago.

Iraq executes 11 more `terrorism` convicts: Ministry

Last Updated: Thursday, January 23, 2014, 19:54

Iraq executed 11 men convicted of charges related to "terrorism" on Thursday, the justice ministry said, just days after another mass execution of 26 convicts.

Ohio killer executed with new lethal drug combo

Last Updated: Friday, January 17, 2014, 00:14

A condemned killer appeared to gasp several times during his prolonged execution with the first use of a lethal injection process never before tried in the US.

Oklahoma executes man in convenience store killing

Last Updated: Friday, January 10, 2014, 07:27

The last of three men sentenced to die for the murder of a Tulsa convenience store clerk has been executed in Oklahoma.

Kim Jong-Un made starving dogs eat naked uncle alive in cage

Last Updated: Friday, January 03, 2014, 13:42

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un`s uncle was stripped naked and thrown into a cage to be executed by dogs.

North Korea marks anniversary without Kim Jong Un`s aunt

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 17, 2013, 09:39

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un`s aunt was absent from a state memorial ceremony on Tuesday raising questions about her influence days after her husband, also a top state official, was executed.

North Korea`s Kim Jong-Un in flurry of public tours after uncle`s purge

Last Updated: Monday, December 16, 2013, 11:22

Young North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un spent a whirlwind weekend making public appearances around the country which analysts said were intended to demonstrate his firm grip on power following the shock execution of his uncle.