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A Mexican national on death row in the US, has been executed despite Mexican authorities pleading for his life to be spared
On September 10, 1977, 40 years ago this week, France conducted its last execution. Four years later capital punishment was abolished, thus ending
The US state of Alabama has executed a 75-year-old man who had been on death row for more than three decades.
Tommy Arthur was convicted of killing
India’s top court has upheld death sentences for four men convicted in the gang-rape and torture of a woman on a moving bus in New Delhi.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel leaves Saudi Arabia after a delicate balancing act of talks on economic relations and human rights.
A fourth inmate has been executed in just a week in the US State of Arkansas after weeks of controversy about plans for a high number of executions in a short space of…
The US state of Arkansas begins its bid to kill eight men on death row before a lethal injection drug expires in 10 days with the execution of Ledell Lee.
The Supreme Court of Arkansas has halted two executions mere hours before they had been scheduled to take place.
What critics branded an ‘assembly line of executions’ by the US state of Arkansas has been put on hold after separate court rulings.
Tension is rising in Arkansas as it prepares to put seven prisoners to death over an 11 day period starting from Monday.
Campaigners aginst the death penalty for 36 years, Amnesty International's annual report says the number of executions has fallen around the world, but the number of people sentenced to death has jump
Amnesty International has released its global death penalty report, with China, Iran and Saudi Arabia the world’s top executioners.
The court of cassation overturns the death sentence pronounced in June against former president Mohammed Mursi of the Muslim Brotherhood
Carlos Alberto, captain of Brazil's 1970 World Cup winners, has died of a heart attack.
The Philippine president has threatened to quit the United Nations after it urged him to stop killing suspected criminals.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Vladimir Putin will focus their talks on the Syria conflict, trade, energy and the resumption of Russian charter flights to Turkey.
Indonesia went ahead with the execution of four drug offenders early on Friday morning. Last-minute petitions were denied. Another 10 more are due to
A local man and three Nigerians have been killed by firing squad in Indonesia for drug-related crimes.
Three countries are responsible for 90% of executions, Iran, Saudi Arabia and Pakistan.
The Turkish president has vowed to approve the restoration of capital punishment if parliament votes for it, in defiance of EU warnings.