Weapons of mass destruction

Chemical attacks in Syria since 2012
April 05, 2017 - 5:22 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the suspected chemical attack in Syria, the deadliest in years (all times local): 12:20 p.m. Pope Francis has called a suspected chemical weapons attack that killed dozens, including many children, in Syria "an unacceptable massacre." The pope said Wednesday during his...
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Chemical attacks in Syria since 2012
April 05, 2017 - 4:40 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the suspected chemical attack in Syria, the deadliest in years (all times local): 11:40 p.m. Turkey's health minister says some 30 Syrians have been brought to the Turkish city of Gaziantep, bordering Syria, for treatment following a suspected chemical weapons attack in...
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Chemical attacks in Syria since 2012
April 05, 2017 - 4:11 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the suspected chemical attack in Syria, the deadliest in years (all times local): 11:10 a.m. U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres says the suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria the day before is a "moment of truth" that must be investigated. Hs remarks came as...
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A man watches a TV news program showing a file footage of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, at Seoul Train Station in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, April 5, 2017. North Korea fired a ballistic missile into its eastern waters Wednesday, U.S. and South Korean officials said, amid worries the North might conduct banned nuclear or rocket tests ahead of the first summit between President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping this week. The letters read on top left "North Korea fired a ballistic missile." (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
April 05, 2017 - 4:04 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The response of America's chief diplomat to North Korea's latest missile launch was an abrupt departure from the usual — which may be a turning point, analysts in Asia say. The statement from U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson totaled 23 words: "North Korea launched yet...
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A magazine featuring U.S. President Donald Trump is on display with Chinese military magazines at a newsstand in Beijing, China, Tuesday, April 4, 2017. President Donald Trump's upcoming summit with China's leader will be closely watched for signs of how relations between the world's top two economies will proceed as they tackle weighty questions over trade, North Korea and the South China Sea. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
April 05, 2017 - 3:27 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is talking in more urgent terms about North Korea's pursuit of nuclear weapons, as President Donald Trump's talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping approach. One senior administration official warned that the "clock has now run out" on Pyongyang. Trump and Xi will...
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Chemical attacks in Syria since 2012
April 05, 2017 - 2:56 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the suspected chemical attack in Syria, the deadliest in years (all times local): 9:50 a.m. British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson says that "all the evidence" he had seen so far in the latest chemical weapons attack in Syria "suggests this was the Assad regime who did...
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This photo provided Tuesday, April 4, 2017 by the Syrian anti-government activist group Edlib Media Center, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows victims of a suspected chemical attack, in the town of Khan Sheikhoun, northern Idlib province, Syria. The suspected chemical attack killed dozens of people on Tuesday, Syrian opposition activists said, describing the attack as among the worst in the country's six-year civil war. (Edlib Media Center, via AP)
April 05, 2017 - 2:04 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the suspected chemical attack in Syria (all times local): 8:10 a.m. Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says his government condemns in the strongest possible terms the chemical weapons attack against civilians, including children, at Khan Sheikhoun. He said in a...
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This photo provided Tuesday, April 4, 2017 by the Syrian anti-government activist group Edlib Media Center, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows victims of a suspected chemical attack, in the town of Khan Sheikhoun, northern Idlib province, Syria. The suspected chemical attack killed dozens of people on Tuesday, Syrian opposition activists said, describing the attack as among the worst in the country's six-year civil war. (Edlib Media Center, via AP)
April 05, 2017 - 1:13 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the suspected chemical attack in Syria (all times local): 8:10 a.m. Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says his government condemns in the strongest possible terms the chemical weapons attack against civilians, including children, at Khan Sheikhoun. He said in a...
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This photo provided Tuesday, April 4, 2017 by the Syrian anti-government activist group Edlib Media Center, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows Syrian doctors treating a child following a suspected chemical attack, at a makeshift hospital, in the town of Khan Sheikhoun, northern Idlib province, Syria. The suspected chemical attack killed dozens of people on Tuesday, Syrian opposition activists said, describing the attack as among the worst in the country's six-year civil war. (Edlib Media Center, via AP)
April 04, 2017 - 10:09 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — A chemical weapons attack in an opposition-held town in northern Syria killed dozens of people on Tuesday, leaving residents gasping for breath and convulsing in the streets and overcrowded hospitals. The Trump administration blamed the Syrian government for the attack, one of the...
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President Donald Trump listens to a question during a town hall with business leaders in the South Court Auditorium on the White House complex in Washington, Tuesday, April 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
April 04, 2017 - 7:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Confronted by one of his first foreign crises, President Donald Trump on Tuesday split the blame for Syria's worst chemical weapons attack in years between its Russian-backed leader and former President Barack Obama, as the new American administration struggled to explain what it...
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