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Peace At Last? Uneasy Ceasefire Holds In Syria

The focus now turns to Friday, when activists have called for the largest demonstrations against the continued rule of President Bashar al-Assad in a move set to test the regime's willingness to hold to the truce.

London's Heathrow 'Won't Cope' With Olympic Passengers, Report Reveals

Heathrow, the third-busiest airport in the world, will be overwhelmed with the volume of passengers expected this summer for the London Olympics, with immigration wait times stretching beyond an hour and tourists forced to wait on circling aircraft or on the tarmac for blocked gates to become free.

Greek Crunch Election Date 'Set' For May 6

Prime Minister Lucas Papademos is expected to meet with President Karolos Papoulias later Wednesday to dissolve parliament and set a date for watershed elections, which are set to test Greek resolve for punishing austerity measures.