Last Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014, 14:41
Kim Jong-Un was today "re-elected" as North Korea`s leader, state media said, as parliament met in a session closely watched for power shifts in the secretive regime following the shock execution of his once-powerful uncle.
Last Updated: Thursday, March 13, 2014, 21:58
Iraq executed three former officials of ex-leader Saddam Hussein`s government and four others convicted of terrorism, the country`s justice ministry said Thursday, despite international calls to end death penalty in the country.
Last Updated: Tuesday, March 04, 2014, 19:32
China today executed a man who clubbed his parents to death to claim insurance compensation.
Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 19:31
A Missouri man was executed for raping and murdering a 15 year-old school girl, authorities said after the US Supreme Court dismissed a flurry of petitions seeking a stay.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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