The state of Arkansas, USA, carried out a double execution on Monday, after delivering a lethal injection to a second prisoner, Marcel Williams, on charges of kidnapping, rape and murder of a woman in 1994.
As a result of the first round of French presidential elections, Emmanuel Macron (center) and Marine Le Pen (far right) are the French people's favorite candidates.
The Supreme Court late Monday blocked the first of at least six executions planned in Arkansas over the next two weeks after a dizzying day of state and federal court disputes about lethal injection drugs, mental health claims and the right to legal representation.
The reversion of the famous nineteenth-century proverb is the accurate description of what seems to be happening in international politics: roles have not only been reversed, but are now traversing an ocean.
Executions and death sentences plummeted this year to lowest levels since 1999. However, the death penalty is far from fading away, reports the Washington Post.