South Korea says North defence chief executed with anti-aircraft fire

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un had his defence minister executed with anti-aircraft fire for insubordination and dozing off during a formal military rally, South Korean intelligence said Wednesday, hinting at possible instability in the Pyongyang leadership.

China executes three men convicted in mass stabbing at train station

 China executed three accused separatists on Tuesday for their role in an attack that killed 31 people at a train station in the southwest last year, a court said.

China cult pair executed for McDonald`s killing: Reports

 A father and daughter who belonged to a fringe Chinese religious group were executed Monday for beating a woman to death at a McDonald`s restaurant, reportedly after she rebuffed their attempts to recruit her.

Australians among next group to be executed in Indonesia: Official

Two Australians on death row in Bali will be among the next group of prisoners to be executed in Indonesia, an official said Monday, as Jakarta takes an increasingly hard line against drug traffickers. 

Eight Pakistani terror convicts to be executed

A Pakistan court has issued death warrants against eight convicts, among them an Al Qaeda member and four other militants, a media report said Sunday.

Chinese man executed for killing pregnant wife, 6 relatives

A Chinese man was executed today for killing his pregnant wife and six other close relatives in northwest China.

Convicted rapist and killer executed in US

A man was executed Wednesday in the US state of Missouri for the rape and murder of a teenage girl, authorities said.

Pakistani executed in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia Tuesday executed a Pakistani national in Medina city for trafficking heroin.

China executes 3 Taiwanese for drug trafficking

China executed three Taiwanese drug smugglers on Tueday as UN observed International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking.

Iraq executed 230 people from 2005-2009: Spokesman

Iraq executed 230 people from 2005
to 2009 and a further 1,200 have been sentenced to death, a
government spokesman said on Tuesday.

French aid worker executed in Africa: Sarkozy

A 78-year-old ailing French aid worker
was executed "in cold blood" by al Qaeda`s North African
branch three months after his capture.

37 killed in Baghdad as `Chemical Ali` hanged

Suicide bombers struck near three hotels popular with Western journalists and businessmen Monday just as Iraq announced the execution of Saddam Hussein`s notorious cousin known as "Chemical Ali."