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US to boycott Conference on Disarmament following Syria's presidency
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US to boycott Conference on Disarmament following Syria's presidency

US said it would boycott Tuesday's session of the Conference on Disarmament amidst fears that Syria is using its presidency to "normalise" the regime

Chemical weapons inspectors visit Syria's Douma to take samples, determine if toxic substances were used
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Chemical weapons inspectors visit Syria's Douma to take samples, determine if toxic substances were used

A team of inspectors from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) visited a site in Douma, Syria.

Emmanuel Macron admits airstrikes in Syria 'solve nothing', says Western allies acted to defend global rules
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Emmanuel Macron admits airstrikes in Syria 'solve nothing', says Western allies acted to defend global rules

President Emmanuel Macron admitted Tuesday that air strikes in Syria "solve nothing" but said France, Britain and the United States had been forced to step up and defend the "honour" of the international community.

United States to impose new sanctions on Russia over alleged chemical attack by Syrian regime
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United States to impose new sanctions on Russia over alleged chemical attack by Syrian regime

The United States will impose new sanctions on Russia over an alleged chemical attack by the Syrian regime of President Bashar al-Assad, Nikki Haley said

UN Security Council overwhelmingly rejects Russian resolution calling for condemnation of air strikes in Syria
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UN Security Council overwhelmingly rejects Russian resolution calling for condemnation of air strikes in Syria

UNSC overwhelmingly rejected a Russian resolution calling for condemnation of "aggression" by the United States, United Kingdom and France against Syria

US-led missile strikes on Syria: India urges all parties to show restraint to avoid further escalation of tensions
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US-led missile strikes on Syria: India urges all parties to show restraint to avoid further escalation of tensions

India, while describing an alleged chemical attack in Syria as "deplorable", called for restraint after the US, Britain and France launched coordinated missile attacks on the West Asian nation

Germany won't participate in military action against Syria, but backs sending message against use of chemical weapons
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Germany won't participate in military action against Syria, but backs sending message against use of chemical weapons

Germany won't participate in possible military action in Syria, but supports sending a message that the use of chemical weapons is unacceptable, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday.

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 denies using chemical weapons in Ghouta: Analysts say toxic attack might have been tactic to finally defeat rebel group
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Syria denies using chemical weapons in Ghouta: Analysts say toxic attack might have been tactic to finally defeat rebel group

Syria's regime has denied dropping toxic weapons on Eastern Ghouta, but analysts say they could have been used as a tactic to finally reconquer the last rebel enclave outside Damascus.

As global outrage mounts over Syria chemical attack, China warns against military action
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As global outrage mounts over Syria chemical attack, China warns against military action

China warned against military action in Syria after Trump vowed to respond "forcefully" to the latest alleged chemical atrocity in the country's bloody civil war

Russia says warned US of 'grave repercussions' if Syrian govt attacked over alleged chemical weapons attack
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Russia says warned US of 'grave repercussions' if Syrian govt attacked over alleged chemical weapons attack

Russian UN ambassador said that Moscow has warned the United States of "grave repercussions" if it carries out an attack against Syrian government.

Syria chemical attack: US ambassador Nikki Haley urges UN Security Council to act, says world 'must see justice done'
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Syria chemical attack: US ambassador Nikki Haley urges UN Security Council to act, says world 'must see justice done'

Nikki Haley urged the UN Security Council to act following the latest alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria, warning the US was ready to respond

Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov says specialists found no trace of chemical attack in Syrian town
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Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov says specialists found no trace of chemical attack in Syrian town

Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov said that Russian specialists had found no trace of a chemical attack on the Syrian rebel-held town of Douma, after allegations from the international community.

Syria says United States suspected of attacking air base; Pentagon denies charges
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Syria says United States suspected of attacking air base; Pentagon denies charges

Syria state TV said on Monday the United States was suspected of striking an air base hours after US president Donald Trump warned of 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.

Donald Trump warns Syria of 'big price' after suspected chemical attack in rebel-held Douma sparks outrage
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Donald Trump warns Syria of 'big price' after suspected chemical attack in rebel-held Douma sparks outrage

An alleged chemical attack that left dozens dead in Syria's rebel-held town of Douma sparked international outrage Sunday, with US president Donald Trump warning there would be a "big price to pay".

Syria chemical attack: With death toll rising to 49, Russia dismisses reports of involvement
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Syria chemical attack: With death toll rising to 49, Russia dismisses reports of involvement

Russia dismissed reports of a deadly chemical weapons attack in Syria’s Douma, Interfax news service reported on Sunday, citing Russia’s Ministry of Defence

Fresh air raids pound Syria's rebel-held Eastern Ghouta, 70 civilians killed in 24 hours
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Fresh air raids pound Syria's rebel-held Eastern Ghouta, 70 civilians killed in 24 hours

Renewed air strikes have hit the last opposition holdout in Syria's Eastern Ghouta, leaving 70 civilians dead in around 24 hours, as regime troops pressed an offensive to pressure rebels to withdraw.

Syria chemical attack: US says Russia bears responsibility due to its 'unwavering support' for present regime
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Syria chemical attack: US says Russia bears responsibility due to its 'unwavering support' for present regime

The United States strongly condemned an alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria's Eastern Ghouta late on Saturday

Russia agrees to evacuate civilians from eastern Ghouta as Syrian regime moves to fully retake region
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Russia agrees to evacuate civilians from eastern Ghouta as Syrian regime moves to fully retake region

Syria's regime moved closer Sunday to fully retaking the rebel enclave of eastern Ghouta after its Russian ally agreed with rebels to evacuate hundreds of civilians from a final pocket.