Wednesday 19 October 2016 07:38 CET
Saudi Arabia executes royal prince for murder
A prince from the Saudi royal family was executed on Tuesday for murdering a man during a brawl in the capital Riyadh, the Interior Ministry announced.
Monday 26 September 2016 12:50 CET
Saudi Arabia executes Ethiopian maid for killing child
Saudi authorities on Monday executed an Ethiopian housemaid convicted of killing the child of her employer more than three years ago, the Interior Ministry said.
Saturday 03 September 2016 18:55 CET
Bangladesh hangs Islamic party leader for 1971 war crimes
A senior Islamist party politician was hanged in Bangladesh for crimes committed during the country's 1971 war of independence against Pakistan, an official said.
Wednesday 31 August 2016 05:10 CET
Seoul: North Korea "executes vice premier"
North Korea has executed one of its vice premiers by firing squad, a South Korean government official told dpa.
Saturday 27 August 2016 15:36 CET
Iranian inquiry finds executions do not deter drug smuggling
An inquiry board from Iran's judiciary has concluded that executions do not deter drug smugglers, with the board head saying Saturday that the amount of such contraband has even increased.
Sunday 21 August 2016 12:21 CET
Iraqi authorities execute 36 convicted in Islamic State massacre
Iraqi authorities on Sunday executed 36 men convicted of involvement in the massacre of hundreds of soldiers by the Islamic State extremist militia two years ago, state television al-Iraqiya reported.
Sunday 07 August 2016 08:01 CET
Iran confirms nuclear scientist executed for spying for US
Iranian nuclear scientist Shahram Amiri has been executed, according to local media reports.
Saturday 06 August 2016 10:31 CET
Iran defends mass execution, hits back at criticism from West
Iran defended its mass execution of criminals as a means of tackling terrorism on Saturday, days after 20 men described as members of an extremist and criminal Sunni group were hanged in a single day.
Friday 29 July 2016 07:11 CET
Indonesia executes four convicted drug traffickers
Indonesia executed four convicted drug traffickers on Friday, a top prosecutor said, in the third such group execution since President Joko Widodo took office in October 2014.
Thursday 28 July 2016 18:01 CET
Executions feared in Indonesia despite outcry from rights groups
The executions of 14 people on death row for drug trafficking loomed Thursday in Indonesia despite outcry from the UN and rights groups and that have faulted the country's justice system in finding convictions.
Monday 25 July 2016 11:38 CET
Man convicted of murdering 4-year-old girl publicly executed in Iran
A man convicted of murdering a 4-year-old girl was publicly hung at a bus terminal in western Iran on Monday, the Tasnim news agency reported.
Sunday 24 July 2016 14:56 CET
Number of executions in Saudi Arabia crosses 100 this year
Four men were executed in Saudi Arabia on Sunday, the Interior Ministry said, taking the total number of executions so far this year in the kingdom to 102.
Tuesday 17 May 2016 18:15 CET
Govt. to discuss 2015 budget execution, fiscal rule application
The government will discuss on Wednesday a report on the execution of the 2015 state budget and a report on the application of fiscal rules in 2015 which says that Croatia met the fiscal rule.
Friday 08 January 2016 15:06 CET
Islamic State militant publicly executes own mother, monitor says
A young militant has executed his mother in public in Syria because she asked him to leave the Islamic State terrorist militia, a monitoring group reported Friday.
Saturday 02 January 2016 20:09 CET
Outrage after Saudi Arabia executes top Shiite cleric
Saudi Arabia on Saturday came under blistering criticism from the region's Shiites after it executed a top Shiite cleric known for his activism against the Sunni government.