Last Updated: Thursday, December 05, 2013, 19:41
Bangladesh`s Supreme Court cleared the way for the execution of a senior leader of the fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami, 3 months after it overturned a tribunal`s ruling that sentenced him to life for genocide during the 1971 war.
Last Updated: Monday, December 02, 2013, 09:15
In a shocking incident, a primary school teacher tied a noose around a student`s neck to demonstrate the class how freedom fighters were executed.
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 26, 2013, 16:45
The latest executions bring to 162 the number of those put to death so far this year and as violence this month killed more than 500 people while authorities grapple with the worst bloodshed since 2008.
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 13, 2013, 13:39
Two death row inmates have been executed in Florida and Texas, the states that hold the record this year for executions in the United States, penal authorities said.
Last Updated: Monday, November 11, 2013, 11:50
North Korea publicly executed around 80 people earlier this month, many for watching smuggled South Korean TV shows, a South Korean newspaper reported Monday.
Last Updated: Thursday, October 10, 2013, 16:06
Iraq`s justice ministry Thursday announced that it has executed 42 convicted prisoners, including a woman, in the past seven days over terror charges.
Last Updated: Thursday, October 10, 2013, 15:20
At about 10 am, the warden read Schad`s execution warrant and asked him if he had anything to say.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 02, 2013, 11:44
Iraq executed 23 people during two days in September, most of them convicted on terrorism charges, the justice ministry said today.
Last Updated: Thursday, September 12, 2013, 14:59
Japan hanged a 73-year-old man, bringing to six the number of inmates executed since the conservative government of Shinzo Abe came to power in December.
Last Updated: Thursday, September 05, 2013, 10:16
Speaking during a dinner hosted by Leader of Opposition in National Assembly Syed Khurshid Shah in his honour, he said Taliban were non-state elements.
Last Updated: Wednesday, August 28, 2013, 09:04
Taliban insurgents executed 12 Afghan civilians in two separate incidents, including five aid workers whose bodies were dumped at a hospital by the gang that had kidnapped them, officials said on Tuesday.
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