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As the case unfolds against Boston marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the federal government has indicated his could be one of the rare cases where it seeks the death penalty.
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Iraq has been conducting more executions now than it has done for almost a decade, according to a global report.
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Out of seven people convicted for heinous crimes, President Pranab Mukherjee has upheld execution in five cases.
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The Iraqi justice ministry Monday said it has executed an Al Qaeda leader and three others convicted of terrorist and criminal activities.
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Fending off appeals by rights groups, Saudi has executed 7 for committing armed robbery when they were juveniles.
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Saudi Arabian authorities are planning to drop public beheadings as a method of execution, a report has said.
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Seven "Christian foreigners" taken hostage by a Nigerian Islamic terror group are feared to have been executed, a British daily said on Sunday.
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A Saudi newspaper says a ministerial committee is looking into formally dropping public beheadings as a method of execution in the oil-rich kingdom.
Last Updated: Wednesday, March 06, 2013, 23:06
Ohio on Wednesday executed a man who fatally shot an adult bookstore security guard at the end of a multistate crime spree nearly 20 years ago.
Last Updated: Tuesday, March 05, 2013, 13:47
The Karnataka High Court on Tuesday extended till April 6 the stay on the execution of Saibanna Ningappa Natekar, who was sentenced to death for murdering his two wives and a daughter.
Last Updated: Friday, February 22, 2013, 11:57
Japan executed three inmates who had been sentenced to death, marking the first executions since conservative Prime Minister Shinzo Abe took office in December.
Last Updated: Tuesday, February 19, 2013, 23:35
Christian clergy from Sri Lanka`s ethnic Tamil-majority north are asking the United Nations Human Rights Council to push for an independent international inquiry into alleged war crimes in Sri Lanka`s civil war.
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