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India rejects Pakistan's allegations of chemical weapon use in Jammu and Kashmir; accuses Islamabad of spreading lies
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India rejects Pakistan's allegations of chemical weapon use in Jammu and Kashmir; accuses Islamabad of spreading lies

India on Friday rejected as "totally unfounded" Pakistan's allegations of chemical weapons' use by Indian security forces in Jammu and Kashmir.

US secretary of state Mike Pompeo and British counterpart Jeremy Hunt meet to discuss 'threat' from Russia, Iran
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US secretary of state Mike Pompeo and British counterpart Jeremy Hunt meet to discuss 'threat' from Russia, Iran

The US State Department said Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met his British counterpart Jeremy Hunt to discuss the "threat" of Russia and Iran's regional influence.

At Brussels summit, European Union leaders call for tougher measures to stop spread of chemical weapons, combat spying
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At Brussels summit, European Union leaders call for tougher measures to stop spread of chemical weapons, combat spying

European Union leaders on Friday pledged to crack down harder on chemical weapons and step up efforts to combat spying, as Europe frets about threats from Russia.

OPCW conference: India cites 'incomplete consultation' to vote against draft decision on use of chemical weapons
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OPCW conference: India cites 'incomplete consultation' to vote against draft decision on use of chemical weapons

India, in the OPCW voted against a draft decision regarding the use of chemical weapons due to "incomplete consultations" though it referred to usage of chemical weaponry as an "abhorrent act'

India calls for impartial, objective probe into use of chemicals weapons in Syria
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India calls for impartial, objective probe into use of chemicals weapons in Syria

India has called for an impartial and objective investigation by the OPCW into the alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria recently.

Syria airstrikes 'morally and legally right': Theresa May defends move to join US-led attack amid criticism
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Syria airstrikes 'morally and legally right': Theresa May defends move to join US-led attack amid criticism

British prime minister Theresa May made a statement in parliament to justify her decision to join US-led air strikes alongside France against Syria's chemical weapons stockpiles.

US, Britain and France strike Syria over suspected chemical weapons attack; Russia calls it 'danger to world peace'
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US, Britain and France strike Syria over suspected chemical weapons attack; Russia calls it 'danger to world peace'

Loud explosions rocked Syria's capital and filled the sky with heavy smoke early on Saturday after US president Donald Trump announced airstrikes in retaliation for the country's alleged use of chemical weapons

French president Emmanuel Macron says Assad regime used chemical weapons in rebel-held enclave in Syria
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French president Emmanuel Macron says Assad regime used chemical weapons in rebel-held enclave in Syria

French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday that he had evidence that chemical weapons were used in rebel-held enclave of Douma in Syria.

Syria chemical attack: Trump threatens strike, cancels summit travel to oversee US response
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Syria chemical attack: Trump threatens strike, cancels summit travel to oversee US response

Amid the tough talk from the White House, the U.S. military appeared to be in position to carry out any attack order. A Navy destroyer, the USS Donald Cook, was underway in the eastern Mediterranean after completing a port call in Cyprus. The guided missile destroyer is armed with Tomahawk cruise missiles, the weapon of choice in a U.S. attack one year ago on an airfield in Syria following an alleged sarin gas attack on civilians.

Russia, Syria deny use of chemical weapons in Douma attack, invite probe team to inspect area
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Russia, Syria deny use of chemical weapons in Douma attack, invite probe team to inspect area

Russia and Syria have invited a probe into the alleged chemical attack in Douma after Donald Trump threatened that there would be a "big price to pay".

Chemical weapons attack in Syria: UN Security Council to hold emergency meeting over Douma incident
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Chemical weapons attack in Syria: UN Security Council to hold emergency meeting over Douma incident

The UN Security Council will hold an emergency meeting on Monday over a suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria.

After Emmanuel Macron threatens military strikes, Syria denies possessing 'unacceptable' chemical weapons
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After Emmanuel Macron threatens military strikes, Syria denies possessing 'unacceptable' chemical weapons

The Syrian government on Wednesday denied it possessed chemical weapons and branded the use of such arms "immoral and unacceptable".

France president Emmanuel Macron threatens Syria with military strikes if proof of chemical warfare found
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France president Emmanuel Macron threatens Syria with military strikes if proof of chemical warfare found

France will launch strikes if proof emerges that the Syrian regime has used banned chemical weapons against its civilians, President Emmanuel Macron has said.

US accuses Syria of using 'new kinds of chemical weapons', seeks cooperation from Russia against Bashar al-Assad's govt
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US accuses Syria of using 'new kinds of chemical weapons', seeks cooperation from Russia against Bashar al-Assad's govt

Trump administration on Friday accused President Bashar Assad's govt in Syria of producing and using "new kinds of weapons" to deliver deadly chemicals

Rex Tillerson says Russia 'bears responsibility' for recent chemical attacks in Syria
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Rex Tillerson says Russia 'bears responsibility' for recent chemical attacks in Syria

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Tuesday said Russia bore responsibility for recent chemical attacks by the Syrian government, which Moscow backs in the country's civil war

India joins Australia Group: 43-member body controls export of equipment, technologies used for chemical, biological weapons
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India joins Australia Group: 43-member body controls export of equipment, technologies used for chemical, biological weapons

India on Friday joined the Australia Group (AG), which seeks to ensure that exports do not contribute to the development of chemical or biological weapons.

Russia tells UN it is open to new panel investigating accusations of chemical warfare against Syria
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Russia tells UN it is open to new panel investigating accusations of chemical warfare against Syria

After vetoing the renewal of a UN-led probe into chemical attacks in Syria, Russia said it was open to a new panel to investigate the use of toxic gases.

US, Russia resolutions on Syria chemical attacks investigation defeated in UNSC; Japan's proposal to be discussed on Friday
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US, Russia resolutions on Syria chemical attacks investigation defeated in UNSC; Japan's proposal to be discussed on Friday

Rival US and Russian resolutions to extend the mandate of experts trying to determine who was responsible for chemical attacks in Syria were defeated Thursday.

United States, Russia offer rival UN resolutions to pursue Syrian chemical weapons violations 
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United States, Russia offer rival UN resolutions to pursue Syrian chemical weapons violations 

US and Russia have circulated rival UN resolutions seeking to determine who is responsible for chemical weapons attacks in Syria.

US slams Russia for vetoing UN resolution on use of chemical weapons in Syria
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US slams Russia for vetoing UN resolution on use of chemical weapons in Syria

The US has slammed Russia for vetoing a UNSC resolution extending the mandate of the only official mission probing use of chemical weapons in Syria.