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Western powers to study options if Syria chemical weapons used again: UK
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Sunday, 15 April 2018
Western powers to study options if Syria chemical weapons used again: UK
US, French and British missile attacks struck at the heart of Syria’s chemical weapons program on Saturday in retaliation for a suspected poison gas attack a week ago, although the restrained assault appeared unlikely to halt Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s progress in the seven-year-old civil war.Read Full Article ...
 
1st LD: Arab League summit kicks off with highlights of Jerusalem conflict, Syrian crisis
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Sunday, 15 April 2018
1st LD: Arab League summit kicks off with highlights of Jerusalem conflict, Syrian crisis
. Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua. DHAHRAN, Saudi Arabia, April 15 (Xinhua) -- The 29th Arab League (AL) Summit kicked off in eastern Saudi Arabia's city of Dhah...
 
US says air strikes have crippled Syria’s chemical weapons program
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Sunday, 15 April 2018
US says air strikes have crippled Syria’s chemical weapons program
WASHINGTON/BEIRUT — Western powers said on Saturday their missile attacks struck at the heart of Syria’s chemical weapons program, but the restrained assault a...
 
UN envoy's Somalia refugees visit underlines security progress
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Sunday, 15 April 2018
UN envoy's Somalia refugees visit underlines security progress
MOGADISHU Somalia (Xinhua) -- The UN top envoy in Somalia ended a two-day visit to Kenya’s Dadaab refugee camp where he highlighted the gradual progress made i...
 
Syria chemical attack: Inspectors to begin investigation in Douma
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Sunday, 15 April 2018
Syria chemical attack: Inspectors to begin investigation in Douma
The United States, France and Britain on Saturday launched missile strikes in retaliation for the suspected chemical attack two weeks ago, targeting what the P...
 
UN Security Council fails to condemn U.S.-led raids on Sy...
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Sunday, 15 April 2018
UN Security Council fails to condemn U.S.-led raids on Sy...
by William M. Reilly. UNITED NATIONS, April 14 (Xinhua) -- The U.S.-led allied attacks on alleged chemical weapons facilities in Syria sparked an emergency UN ...
 
UN Secretary General terms Kathua rape case 'horrific'
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Sunday, 15 April 2018
UN Secretary General terms Kathua rape case 'horrific'
The girl from the nomadic Bakerwal Muslim community disappeared near her house on January 10 and a week later, her body was found in the same area. Antonio Gut...
 
UN blacklists Myanmar military for sexual abuse of Rohingya population
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Sunday, 15 April 2018
UN blacklists Myanmar military for sexual abuse of Rohingya population
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres’ report is due to be presented to the UN Security Council on Monday, but an advance copy has been obtained by the Associa...
 
UN rejects Russian attempt to condemn Syria airstrikes
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Sunday, 15 April 2018
UN rejects Russian attempt to condemn Syria airstrikes
The US, UK, and France said they launched airstrikes against Syrian chemical sites after obtaining evidence that a chemical weapon was used by President Bashar...
 
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