UAE executes woman convicted of US teacher`s murder: State media

The UAE on Monday executed an Emirati woman convicted of the jihadist-inspired murder of a US school teacher in an Abu Dhabi shopping mall, state media reported.

'Australians among next group to be executed in Indonesia'

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

Pakistan to execute another death row convict Saturday

A Pakistani prisoner, who was awarded the death sentence by a court for killing a person from the Shia community in 2001, will be executed Saturday.

IS jihadists execute nine people in northern Iraq

Islamic State group fighters executed nine people on Friday in two northern Iraqi towns on suspicion of ties to anti-jihadist Sunni grassroots organisations, security sources and witnesses said.

Saudi executes Pakistani for rape, murder

Saudi authorities executed on Friday a Pakistani man convicted of rape and murder, in the northwestern town of Tabuk, the interior ministry said.

Japan executes two for murder

Japan has executed two people, including a 65-year old woman and leader of a cult, who were convicted of six murders that took place during exorcisms, a media report said.

Taliban publicly execute three `US spies`

Taliban militants on Sunday publicly
executed three men they had accused of spying for the US in
the lawless North Waziristan tribal region of northwest
Pakistan, officials said.

UN urges Iraq not to execute Tareq Aziz

The United Nations on Thursday urged Iraq to spare the life of Tareq Aziz, the former deputy premier and aid to Saddam Hussein who has been sentenced to die.

Virginia to execute first woman in almost 100 years

Barring a last-minute reprieve
from the US Supreme Court, 41-year-old Teresa Lewis will on
Thursday become the first woman to be executed by the state of
Virginia in almost 100 years.

Osama warns US against executing 9/11 mastermind

Dreaded terrorist Osama Bin Laden has warned US against executing 9/11 terror attack mastermind and other Al Qaeda prisoners, saying the outfit will kill any American it has taken hostage.

Tokyo concerned over China`s plan to execute Japanese man

Japan will convey to the Chinese
government Tokyo`s concern over Beijing`s plan to execute a
Japanese man convicted of attempting to smuggle stimulant
drugs from China to Japan in 2006, a top government official
has said.

Don`t execute 9/11 mastermind: Osama to US

Osama has warned that al Qaeda will kill US soldiers if 9/11 attacks mastermind is executed.

TN Govt urges Centre to expeditiously execute Sethu project

The Tamil Nadu Government on Friday
urged the Centre to expeditiously execute the Sethusamudram
project by removing "hurdles" that have come in the way of its
execution.

North Korea executes official for blunder

North Korea has executed a ruling party official blamed for a botched currency reform, in a desperate attempt to quell public unrest and stem negative impact on Pyongyang`s power succession, a news report said on Thursday.

China executes seven mafia bosses: State media

Seven mafia bosses were executed in
north China on Thursday for crimes including murder, extortion and
arms trafficking, state media said, calling it the biggest
local organised crime case in 60 years.

China set to execute British man for drug smuggling: Officials

Britain will intensify pressure
on China to show clemency for a British man set to he executed
this month for drug smuggling, voicing alarm over his case,
officials said.