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The Taliban claimed responsibility for the crash, although that hasn’t been verified.
The Saudi embassy in Beirut noted credible threats to abduct Saudis in Lebanon, which borders strife-torn Syria.
The four Congolese athletes, comprising the nation’s entire team, included Cedric Mandembo.
Many of the dead were shopping in a bazaar in preparation for the end of the holy month of Ramadan.
The unrest was fueled by high unemployment and a worsening economy.
Riyad Hijab, who became the most senior Syrian official to abandon Assad, is now in Amman, Jordan.
Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov indicated that Assad’s departure is imminent.
State-controlled media SANA said the aircraft went down due to "technical problems."
Breivik killed 77 people in a camp on Utoeya island
Campsite owners in the region have stepped up security to protect campers.