Syrian activists prepare signs for upcoming protests at a house in Damascus, Syria, on April 3, 2012. Syrian activists say there have been explosions and clashes in several parts of the country even as the government claims it has started to withdraw troops from some cities in compliance with an international cease-fire plan. (Associated Press)

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Syrian activists prepare signs for upcoming protests at a house in Damascus, Syria, on April 3, 2012. Syrian activists say there have been explosions and clashes in several parts of the country even as the government claims it has started to withdraw troops from some cities in compliance with an international cease-fire plan. (Associated Press)