Taiwanese prosecutors on Monday said they were seeking the death penalty for a man accused of killing four people and wounding nearly two dozen others in a stabbing spree on the Taipei subway that shocked the island.
A death row inmate facing execution Tuesday night won a last-minute stay on the grounds he might be mentally incompetent.
An “utterly evil” Australian man who killed a 10-month-old boy by bludgeoning him with a homemade baton during a burglary was Friday jailed for life.
Ohio’s governor on Wednesday spared an inmate set to die later this month for the killing of a produce vendor, commuting his sentence to life in prison.
The top judge overseeing China’s Communist Party-controlled courts pledged Monday to severely punish culprits in terror attacks such the knife slashing at a train station in Kunming that killed 29 people about a week ago.