A court in Libya has sentenced the son of former dictator Muammar Gaddafi to death. Saif al-Islam Gaddafi was convicted of war crimes committed during the 2011 revolution that overthrew his father. But human rights groups say the trial was unfair.
The South Korean government has asked a group to postpone lighting Christmas Trees along the North-South border, as North Koreans mourn the death of their leader, Kim Jong Il. But Seoul hasn't stopped from sending leaflets denouncing Pyongyang.
Anti-Gaddafi forces in Libya say they have now entered Bani Walid and and fierce fighting has also been reported close to the Gaddafi-held city of Sirte.
Moscow can envision a future with Gaddafi in Libya.