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Syrian media: Attacks kill 50 in Homs, Damascus

More than 50 people were killed in "terrorist" mortar and car bomb attacks in the Syrian cities of Damascus and Homs on Tuesday, state-run Syrian Arab News Agency reported.

Behind China's museum boom

With its expansive steel skin, tall parasol-shaped concrete pillars, and huge vestigial coal hoppers, the 33,000-square-meter Long Museum West Bund makes a grand impression in a former industrial site beside Shanghai's Huangpu River.

The world's best restaurant is ...

Get dialing for your reservation now: Noma in Copenhagen has been named the world's best restaurant at a ceremony revealing the planet's top 50 dining venues.

U.S. sanctions target Putin's 'inner circle'

A new round of U.S. moves against Russia includes sanctions on two members of President Vladimir Putin's "inner circle" and steps to keep Moscow from getting technology helpful to its military, the White House has announced.

Children allege torture in Egypt

CNN's Reza Sayah speaks to a teenager who claims he's one of hundreds being illegally detained and tortured in Egypt.

Mayor of Ukrainian city shot

The mayor of the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv is having emergency surgery after being shot in the back, city officials and police said Monday, amid continuing unrest in the region.

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