Article Photos: Activists: Syrian warplanes strike village, kill 5 1/2

  In this Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012 photo, a general view of damaged buildings from shelling in Aleppo, Syria. With death lurking around every corner, the survival instincts of Aleppo's population are being stretched to the limit every day as the battle between Syria's rebels and the regime of President Bashar Assad for the country's largest city stretches through its fourth destructive month. Residents in the rebel-held neighborhoods suffering the war's brunt tell tales of lives filled with fear over the war in their streets, along with an ingenuity and resilience in trying to keep their shattered families going. (AP Photo/ Manu Brabo)