[Vientiane, Laos; December 14. Image via Getty]
• Swiss art historian Henri Stierlin claims that the famous bust of Nefertiti housed in a Berlin museum is actually a fake, created in 1912 as a copy on which archeologists could test pigments. •
Samantha Orobator, a pregnant 20-year-old from London and possible rape victim, could be facing execution in Laos for her alleged role in drug trafficking. She has not yet been allowed to see a lawyer.