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Forty-two death sentences were imposed in 2018, following a trend of decline since nearly 300 sentences were handed down per year in the 1990s.
The bill wants to allow a simple majority among judges to suffice to punish terrorists with the death penalty.
Israel Beytenu chairman MK Robert Ilatov called for the death penalty for the murderers of Rabbi Raziel Shevach.
Ahmadreza Djalali, a medical doctor and lecturer at the Karolinska Institute in the Swedish capital, was arrested in Iran in April 2016 and later convicted of espionage.
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev claims deceased brother masterminded bombings; int'l terrorist faction not driving force.
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev charged with using weapons of mass destruction that could result in the death penalty.
US defense secretary attempts to portray soldier's shooting of Afghan families as an isolated incident that won't affect withdrawal.
Report: US executes 46, more than Lybia, Syria; death penalty down 25% world wide since previous year with 527 executions.
Jeffrey Landrigan, convicted of murder, died by lethal injection; state got drug from another country in uncommon move.
By ASSOCIATED PRESS
Chief justice in Jakarta says Southeast Asian country should emulate Chinese practice of executing officials convicted of corruption as deterrent.
Indian court gives perpetrator of 2008 attacks a death sentence.
"They've done everything except tell me to my face that they plan to seek the death penalty," defense attorney says.
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