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.FULL STORY
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.FULL STORY