One student, a teenage girl, was killed in the blast; as many as ten others were wounded. No one has yet claimed responsibility.
Reports out of the Syrian city of Homs have government forces firing mortars into an opposition neighborhood. Meanwhile, Syria has challenged the UN over its truce monitoring mission.
Venice is famous for its gondolas and gondoliers, but the songs they sing are not as authentic and homegrown as you think – many originated outside Venice.