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UN rights chief says 'appalled' by Iran execution...

Mehdi Sohrabifar and Amin Sedaghat were executed on April 25, after a trial that the UN rights office said appeared to have "seriously breached fundamental...

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Lethal injection: The last execution of the...

The 55-year-old's lawyers filed several 11th-hour motions for a stay of execution, arguing that his drug addiction was not properly taken into account....

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1995 sarin attack cult leader executed

Shoko Asahara, the charismatic near-blind leader of the Aum Shinrikyo sect, had been on death row for more than ten years.

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Three prisoners to be executed on same day...

In recent times, the highest number of executions in a single day occurred on December 9, 1999.

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Ministry refutes claims of 'Ugandans for...

As far as the ministry knows, China has not scheduled executions of any Ugandan prisoners at this time.

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Japan executes two convicted murderers

Japan and the US are the only major developed countries that still carry out capital punishment.

Gambian protesters demand ex-spy chief's...

The main target of their anger is Yankuba Badjie, who headed the National Intelligence Agency (NIA).

The president who wants daily executions...

"It's going to make the Philippines the capital of death penalty in the world."

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Man executed 21 years ago found innocent...

The case of Nie Shubin, who was 20 years old when he faced a firing squad in 1995 after being convicted of rape and murder, is the latest miscarriage of...

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N. Korea executes vice premier for 'disrespect'...

Kim Yong-Jin was killed by a firing squad in July.

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In pictures: 24 years of King Oyo...

Rukirabasaija Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru Rukidi IV has occupied the Toro kingdom throne for nearly two-and-a-half decades now. We take a look at how far he has come.