Shortly after midnight in Bangladesh (1 p.m. ET), authorities plan to hang a top Islamist figure.
Abdul Quader Mollah was sentenced in September for alleged "crimes against humanity" dating back to 1971, during the country's war for independence.
The ruling against him set off rioting in the streets and sparked a strike across the country.
The Syrian regime this week fired at least two Iranian-made, short-range ballistic missiles in what appears to be an effort to more precisely target Syrian rebels, two U.S. military officials tell CNN.
The Fateh A-110 missiles are more accurate than the older Scud variants that Syrian government forces have used in recent weeks.
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