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Photo taken on Dec. 13, 2012 shows the night scenery of Taipei. Photo:Xinhua

Taiwan executes 6 in 1st executions since last year

Taiwan has executed six murderers, the island’s first use of the death penalty in nearly two years.

A Justice Ministry statement says the executions were carried out late Friday, a day after minister Tseng Yung-fu signed the death warrants.