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UN - Sarin was used in Syria attack

Paulo Sergio Pinheiro said most of the victims in the attack were killed with conventional and not chemical weapons during an airstrike on a hospital.

Paulo Sergio Pinheiro said most of the victims in the attack were killed with conventional and not chemical weapons during an airstrike on a hospital.

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Thousands flee homes in Syria 'population swap'

By day and by night, thousands of civilians and fighters continue to be evacuated from four besieged towns in Syria under a deal struck between the Assad regime and…

By day and by night, thousands of civilians and fighters continue to be evacuated from four besieged towns in Syria under a deal struck between the Assad regime and…

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Syria's president says claim his forces used chemical weapons is "100% fabricated"

Syria's President Bashar al-Assad has come out fighting over claims his armed forces used chemical weapons against his own people. The claims are "100% fabricated" he says.

Syria's President Bashar al-Assad has come out fighting over claims his armed forces used chemical weapons against his own people. The claims are "100% fabricated" he says.

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Trump spokesman Sean Spicer apologises over Hitler gaffe

The White House spokesman said even Hitler 'didn't use chemical weapons', unlike Syria's Assad, apparently overlooking the Holocaust.

The White House spokesman said even Hitler 'didn't use chemical weapons', unlike Syria's Assad, apparently overlooking the Holocaust.

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Russia 'increases naval presence off Syrian coast'

Russia has reportedly sent a warship armed with Kalibr cruise missiles to join a pre-existing battle group off the coast of Syria.

Russia has reportedly sent a warship armed with Kalibr cruise missiles to join a pre-existing battle group off the coast of Syria.

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Syrian Americans divided over Trump after US missile strikes

Syrians living in the United States have reacted in different ways to the American missile strikes on a military airbase in their home country.

Syrians living in the United States have reacted in different ways to the American missile strikes on a military airbase in their home country.

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Russia slams US missile attack on Syrian airbase

Russia has vowed to strengthen Syria’s anti-aircraft defences following Washington’s most direct action in the country since its civil war began.

Russia has vowed to strengthen Syria’s anti-aircraft defences following Washington’s most direct action in the country since its civil war began.

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Syria: Trump sends strong signal

Until this week, President Donald Trump had opposed taking any military action in Syria.

Until this week, President Donald Trump had opposed taking any military action in Syria.

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Weapon of choice: why the US uses Tomahawk missiles

The US' Tomahawk missile was first used in 1991 and is relied upon for land attacks. As many as 59 were fired at Syria on Friday morning.

The US' Tomahawk missile was first used in 1991 and is relied upon for land attacks. As many as 59 were fired at Syria on Friday morning.

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Syria again rejects claims it was behind chemical attack

There are more strong denials from the Syrian government amid worldwide condemnation of the chemical attack that killed at least 70 people including children.

There are more strong denials from the Syrian government amid worldwide condemnation of the chemical attack that killed at least 70 people including children.

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Russia under fire after Syrian gas attack

As Western powers condemn the deadly chemical attack in Syria, Russia stands by its ally and the US threatens to take unilateral action.

As Western powers condemn the deadly chemical attack in Syria, Russia stands by its ally and the US threatens to take unilateral action.

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Renewed call for Syria's Assad to go eclipses EU conference

Britain and France have renewed their call for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to go, after an alleged chemical attack by Damascus killed scores of people in a rebel-held…

Britain and France have renewed their call for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to go, after an alleged chemical attack by Damascus killed scores of people in a rebel-held…

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Syrian “gas attack”: What we know

At least 58 people have been killed in Syria’s northern Idlib province, in what has been reported as a chemical weapon attack.

At least 58 people have been killed in Syria’s northern Idlib province, in what has been reported as a chemical weapon attack.

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Syrian crisis 'worst man-made disaster since WWII' - UN

The UN's OHCHR hears of 'torture, executions and unfair trials' in Syria, while a separate UN commission accuses the Syrian Air Force of war crimes.

The UN's OHCHR hears of 'torture, executions and unfair trials' in Syria, while a separate UN commission accuses the Syrian Air Force of war crimes.

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Report chronicles deliberate destruction of Aleppo by Russia and Assad

Russia and the Assad regime in Syria pursued the deliberate and systematic destruction of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, a new report concludes.

Russia and the Assad regime in Syria pursued the deliberate and systematic destruction of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, a new report concludes.