January 13, 2023 7:16 am
Alireza Akbari was living in the UK and was once the deputy defence minister in Iran. What led to the charge that he was spying for Britain? We explain.
October 06, 2021 5:01 pm
Johnson was born with fetal alcohol syndrome disorder, scored low on IQ tests throughout his life and had the "daily living skills" of a 4-year-old child, his lawyers said.
April 12, 2015 6:18 am
Mohammad Qamaruzzaman was put to death by hanging at 10:01 p.m. Saturday inside the central jail in the capital, Dhaka.
September 05, 2014 2:23 am
The hangman, Pawan, whose family has for four generations been in the profession, receives a monthly retention of Rs 3,000.
January 31, 2014 12:22 pm
An Indian worker, convicted of murdering his Saudi sponsor, has been executed in the Gulf kingdom.
April 09, 2014 5:35 pm
In the midst of a Supreme Court order staying the execution of all convicts on death row,the Haryana government has been caught in a legal quandary over the fate of two such prisoners after receiving a reference,detailing the rejection of the mercy plea filed by the duo,from the Presidents office.
June 27, 2013 3:50 pm
Kimberly McCarthy was put to death for the murder of her 71-year-old neighbor.
June 13, 2013 10:30 am
Evidence showed Elroy Chester was responsible for three rapes and 25 home break-ins.
March 01, 2013 3:07 pm
Naw Kham and three of his accomplices were executed by lethal injection in the city of Kunming.
April 17, 2014 6:13 pm
A day before they were set to be hanged,Jagbir Singh and Vikramjit Singh,guilty of murdering a 16-year-old boy,filed a mercy petition with the President.