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  • Syrians chant slogans during a demonstration at al-Hamra neighborhood in Homs, Syria, Friday, May 11, 2012. A Syrian opposition leader said Friday the regime is trying to destroy a U.N.-brokered peace plan for the country. (AP Photo)

    Militant video claims responsibility for deadly Syria bombings

    A video posted online in the name of a shadowy militant group late Friday claimed responsibility for twin suicide bombings in the Syrian capital this week that killed 55 people.


  • 200 activists occupy a plaza in central Moscow

    Some 200 activists are camping out in central Moscow to protest the election of Vladimir Putin and the arrest of two opposition leaders.


  • FBI agents train Brazilian officers for 2014 WCup

    FBI agents have spent three days in Brazil helping train local police officers to respond in case of terrorist attacks during the 2014 World Cup.


  • In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, men run between dead and injured people May 10, 2012, at the scene where two bombs exploded in the Qazaz neighborhood in Damascus, Syria. The large explosions ripped through the Syrian capital, heavily damaging a military intelligence building and leaving blood and human remains in the streets. (Associated Press/SANA)

    Syrian opposition chief: Peace plan in 'crisis'

    A Syrian opposition leader said Friday the regime is trying to destroy a U.N.-brokered peace plan for the country. The accusations came as security forces fanned out following twin suicide car bombings that killed 55 people in Damascus.


  • In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrian fire fighter extinguishes burned cars after two bombs exploded, at Qazaz neighborhood in Damascus, Syria, on Thursday, May 10, 2012. (AP Photo/SANA)

    Twin car bombs in Syrian capital kill dozens

    Two suicide car bombs ripped through the Syrian capital Thursday, killing 55 people and tearing the facade off a military intelligence building in the deadliest explosions since the country's uprising began 14 months ago, the Interior Ministry said.


  • Hotels are under construction in December 2011 at the Rosa Khutor ski resort in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia, near the Black Sea resort of Sochi, site of the 2014 Winter Olympics. (AP Photo/Igor Yakuninm)

    Russia says it foiled terrorist attacks in Sochi

    Russia's secret service said Thursday it had foiled terror attack plans in the Black Sea resort of Sochi ahead of the 2014 Winter Olympics.


  • Congo rebel leader: Men won't disarm

    A group of Congolese soldiers who created a rebel group after defecting from the army have no intention of laying down their weapons, despite an ultimatum from the government and the expiration of a cease-fire with the military, one of their leaders said Thursday.


  • Briefly: Asia-Pacific region set for slower growth

    Asia-Pacific nations face a year of slowing growth caused by troubled export markets and rising commodity prices, an annual U.N. report warned Thursday.


  • Eddie Izzard to run for Mandela in South Africa

    British comedian, actor and endurance runner Eddie Izzard says he will run 27 marathons in honor of Nelson Mandela, who was jailed 27 years by apartheid governments before being released to help usher in South Africa's democracy.


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