An Iranian nuclear scientist detained since 2010 has been executed, his family has told the BBC.
A microbus of private television channel Mohona TV allegedly attacked and a journalist said to have been shot in Chittagong’s Raozan while returning from the burial of top war criminal Salauddin...
Now that Supreme Court has disposed of the review petitions of war criminals Salauddin Quader Chowdhury and Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojaheed, there is no legal barrier now for execution of the verdict...
The planned hanging of a paraplegic prisoner in Pakistan has been delayed, his lawyer says.
Oscar-winning actress Susan Sarandon is on a mission to help save an inmate's life.
The execution of a Pakistani man convicted of manslaughter has been postponed hours before he was due to be hanged, prison officials say.
Saudi Arabia advertises for eight new executioners, recruiting extra staff to carry out an increasing number of death sentences, usually done by public beheading.
Paramilitary force is deployed in Chittagong, Rajshahi and Dhaka city to ward off violence amid preparation of execution of war criminal Muhammad Kamaruzzaman.
War criminal and Jamaat-e-Islami leader Muhammad Kamaruzzaman will not be hanged tonight, authorities of Dhaka Central Jail say.
If death row convict Kamaruzzaman seeks presidential mercy, he will not be executed until the president gives his decision on it, attorney general says.
Pakistan has hanged 12 convicts, the largest number of people executed on the same day since the country overturned a ban on executions.