Syrian embassies in London and Cairo attacked

Activists clash with police during protests at embassies around the world
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A picture shows broken gate of the entrance of Syrian embassy in Cairo on February 4, 2012 after protesters stormed the embassy overnight, ransacking the mission and setting fire to its ground floor. The attack on the embassy came as the opposition Syrian National Council called on the world to act after what it called 'horrific massacres' in the city of Homs that it said killed at least 260 civilians. (AFP/Getty Images)
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A photographer walks in the damaged reception hall of the Syrian embassy in Cairo on February 4, 2012 after protesters stormed the embassy overnight, ransacking the mission and setting fire to its ground floor. The attack on the embassy came as the opposition Syrian National Council called on the world to act after what it called 'horrific massacres' in the city of Homs that it said killed at least 260 civilians. (AFP/Getty Images)
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A man inspects damages at the Syrian embassy in Cairo on February 4, 2012 after dozens of Syrian dissidents stormed their country's embassy in the Egyptian capital, ransacking the mission and setting fire to its ground floor. (AFP/Getty Images)
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A picture shows a burnt office at the Syrian embassy in Cairo on February 4, 2012 after dozens of Syrian dissidents stormed their country's embassy in the Egyptian capital, ransacking the mission and setting fire to its ground floor. (AFP/Getty Images)
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A man walks past a burnt chair thrown out of the Syrian embassy in Cairo on February 4, 2012 after dozens of Syrian dissidents stormed their country's embassy in the Egyptian capital, ransacking the mission and setting fire to its ground floor. (AFP/Getty Images)
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People inspect damages at the Syrian embassy in Cairo on February 4, 2012 after dozens of Syrian dissidents stormed their country's embassy in the Egyptian capital, ransacking the mission and setting fire to its ground floor. (AFP/Getty Images)
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A media cameraman videotapes a damaged room in the Syrian embassy in Cairo on February 4, 2012 after protesters stormed the embassy overnight, ransacking the mission and setting fire to its ground floor. The attack on the embassy came as the opposition Syrian National Council called on the world to act after what it called 'horrific massacres' in the city of Homs that it said killed at least 260 civilians. (AFP/Getty Images)
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A picture shows damaged reception hall of the Syrian embassy in Cairo on February 4, 2012 after protesters stormed the embassy overnight, ransacking the mission and setting fire to its ground floor. The attack on the embassy came as the opposition Syrian National Council called on the world to act after what it called 'horrific massacres' in the city of Homs that it said killed at least 260 civilians. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Signs of damage are visible at the Syrian embassy in central London on February 4, 2012. The previous night, protestors broke into the embassy after reports came in that the Syrian Government had continued their heavy crackdown on demonstrations in the country, leaving many dead. (AFP/Getty Images)
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The name of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is gouged out from a marble plaque at the Syrian embassy in Cairo on February 4, 2012 after dozens of Syrian dissidents stormed their country's embassy in the Egyptian capital, ransacking the mission and setting fire to its ground floor. (AFP/Getty Images)