TOKYO, July 6: Doomsday cult leader Shoko Asahara and six of his followers were executed Friday for their roles in a deadly 1995 gas attack on the Tokyo subways and other crimes, closing a chapter on one of Japan’s most shocking crimes in recent memory.

TOKYO, July 6: The former leader of Aum and several other members of the Japanese doomsday cult that carried out a deadly sarin gas attack on the Tokyo subway in 1995 were executed on Friday, public broadcaster NHK reported.

PYONGYANG, Jan 22:  Just a few years ago, she was reportedly executed by a North Korean firing squad. Now, Pyongyang’s top pop diva is a senior ruling party official and a surprise headliner in the run-up to the South Korean Winter Olympics.

KATHMANDU, Aug 8: The Indian Embassy has provided grants for execution of small projects across the country worth Rs 10.85 billion in 14 years since the inception of Small Development Project (SDP) in 2003.

TEHRAN, Aug 7: Iran's official news agency, IRNA, is confirming that Iran has executed a nuclear scientist who gave the U.S. intelligence about the country's contested nuclear program.

KATHMANDU, July 21: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Wednesday stated that the government has executed only 14.3 percent of the total number of recommendations forwarded to it, and termed this state of affairs disappointing.