North Korea executed its nuclear envoy to the United States as part of a purge of officials who steered negotiations for a failed summit between leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump, a South Korean newspaper said on Friday.
John Gardner, 64, was sentenced to death in 2006 for killing his fifth wife, who had left him after multiple incidents of physical violence and filed for divorce.
An Arab man should be executed for premeditatedly murdering his friend after stabbing his heart, and claiming his life during a quarrel between them, the Ajman Criminal Court has ruled. The parents of the victim have refused the blood money.
The official added that the judgment will serve as a warning to other perpetrators of crime against women in the country.
The Dubai Criminal Court, Sunday, ordered stay of execution against four Gulf citizens and fined them Dhs696,000 after they were charged with forging and facilitating the issuance of 1069 distinguished numbers from a telecommunications company. It helped them embezzle Dhs28 million.
India’s execution of four men for the gang-rape and murder of a woman on a Delhi bus in 2012 does send a strong message, but the fact that it took seven long years to deliver justice has exposed the loopholes in the judicial system and that needs to be addressed.
The court directs law enforcers to apprehend Musharraf to ensure the death sentence is carried out, but if found dead beforehand, "his corpse (should) be dragged to D-Chowk, Islamabad and be hanged for three days.
Pawan Gupta, Mukesh, Vinay Sharma and Akshay Kumar Singh have been on death row after being held guilty of Nirbhaya's gang-rape, torture and killing on Dec.16, 2012.
The execution comes at a time when millions of Iranians have taken to social media to protest against the death sentences awarded to three men accused of participating in anti-government protests last November.