Report: Global executions up 15 percent in 2013, led by China, Iran, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, US

  • by: CARA ANNA , Associated Press
  • Updated: March 27, 2014 - 3:21 AM

NEW YORK — The number of known executions around the world rose almost 15 percent in 2013, and the United States was among the five countries putting the most people to death, a new report says.

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