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Must Reads: Deadly fire and a political star who lived in a cave

February 17, 2012 |  3:34 pm

Awaiting word after Honduras prison fire

From a horrific prison fire in Honduras to a Chinese political star who lived nearly seven years in a cave, here are five stories not to miss from this week:

Honduras' deadly prison fire stirs furor

China political star Xi Jinping a study in contrasts

Syrian opposition struggles to gain traction in Aleppo

In South Sudan, oil shutoff is a matter of national pride

Greece and Germany's he said/she said over debt crisis

-- Emily Alpert in Los Angeles

Photo: Nora Meraz stands behind a fence outside the morgue as she waits for information about her relative in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, on Thursday. Family members came to the morgue from Comayagua, where a prison fire killed more than 350 inmates. Credit: Fernando Antonio / Associated Press