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Chemical Weapons Inspectors Reach Syrian Town

International inspectors on Tuesday entered the Syrian town where an alleged chemical attack was carried out earlier this month, following delays in letting them in by Syrian and Russian authorities.…

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White House Weighing More Russia Sanctions

The White House says a decision on new economic sanctions against Russia will be made soon — not committing to an announcement Monday that U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley had said…

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Chemical Weapons Watchdog to Send Inspectors to Syria

The international chemical-weapons watchdog said Tuesday it will send a fact-finding mission to the Syrian town where a suspected gas attack took place over the weekend, after receiving a request…

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Australia Is Latest Country to Expel Russian Diplomats

Australia has become the latest country to announce that it is expelling Russian diplomats in response to the recent nerve-agent attack on a former Russian military intelligence officer and his…

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U.S. Says Syria May Be Making New Types of Chemical Weapons

The Trump administration says Syrian President Bashar Assad’s government may be developing new, more sophisticated chemical weapons. U.S. officials say the characteristics of recent alleged attacks suggest Syria is producing…

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Russia Reports Destruction of All Remaining Chemical Weapons

Russia has completed the massive task of destroying its Cold War-era chemical weapons stockpiles, winning praise from an international chemical weapons watchdog. Russian officials reported the destruction of the country’s…

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