Bangladeshi Islamist given last-minute stay of execution
Bangladesh's highest court halts the execution of Abdul Quader Molla just 90 minutes before he was to become the first person executed for war crimes committed during the country's bloody independence fight.
Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said Wednesday she was confident the military would not launch another coup to try to end the kingdom's political crisis, despite a history of seizing power. Duration: 01:25
Unusually thick fog weighed down on London and England's southeast on Wednesday morning, December 11, reducing the visibility to less than 50 meters in places. According to local reports, dozens of flights had to be cancelled. On the upside, the haze offered some spectacular scenes such as that seen in this time lapse video shot from a high-rise in Canary Wharf, showing the top of the O2 Arena peaking out from the haze. Credit: Stephen Lee