Putin: Ill sign plan to ban adoptions in US

Putin: I’ll sign plan to ban adoptions in U.S.Putin said he will sign the bill to prevent Americans adopting Russian children It is seen as a tit-for-tat response to U.S. bill that will freeze assets of Russians accused of human rights abuse Amnesty International criticises 'childish' response | UPDATED: 23:31 GMT, 27 December 2012 Ban: Russian president Vladimir Putin has said he will sign a law preventing U.S. citizens adopting Russian children Russian President Vladimir Putin says he will sign a controversial bill banning Americans from adopting Russian children

More than 60 people killed by airstrike in Syria as they queue for bread in a rebel stronghold

More than 60 people killed by an airstrike in Syria as they queue for bread at a bakery in a rebel strongholdRebels in Halfaya claim a government warplane targeted the civiliansBritain has condemned the attack and called for urgent end to violence PUBLISHED: 17:45 GMT, 24 December 2012 | UPDATED: 17:46 GMT, 24 December 2012 More than 60 people are believed to have been killed by an airstrike as they queued to buy bread in a rebel-held town in Syria.