Filipino leader calls on citizens to take the law into their own hands as war on crime continues.
President-elect vows to reintroduce death penalty and a shoot-to-kill policy in war on crime.
Drug maker's decision to not sell its products for use in executions will make it harder for states to carry out death sentences.
The state was unsuccessful when it first tried to execute Romell Broom in 2009.
One of Iran's richest men, Zanjani was arrested in December 2013.
The commandment "You shall not kill" is equally valid for the guilty as for the innocent, the pope says.
Iran is one of the world's leading executors of prisoners.
The Muslim preacher's sentence to death by hanging was passed in the northern Nigerian city of Kano after a secret trial.
Only six states carried out executions in 2015.
A lawyer who briefly halted the death penalty assesses Justice Kennedy's invitation to bring a test case before the Supreme Court.
A new report estimates that 300 people on death row served in the military.
It was the first execution in Florida since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled a controversial drug constitutional.
Escamilla is scheduled to die at 6 p.m. local time by lethal injection, the 12th execution in Texas this year.
In Saudi Arabia, the death penalty is imposed on "offenses" such as apostasy, adultery, witchcraft and sorcery.
The Connecticut Supreme Court barred the state from executing 11 prisoners currently on death row.
In the 18th century, the mentally impaired were spared the death penalty. Why not now?
The human rights organization says executions could reach 1,000 by the end of 2015.
The justices ruled that midazolam is constitutional when administering the death penalty.