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There is "lots of evidence" that chemical weapons are being prepared by Syrian government forces in Idlib in northwest Syria, the new U.S. adviser for Syria said on Thursday, as he warned of the risks of an offensive on the country's last big rebel enclave.
  • Fate of Syria's Idlib in balance at Tehran summit

    Fate of Syria's Idlib in balance at Tehran summit

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    A member of the Syrian Civil Defense, also known as the "White Helmets", walking through the wreckage of their center, which was destroyed Thursday by government forces in the town of al-Tamana in rebel-held Idlib province. Russian Federation has suggested the rebels could use chemical weapons in a final battle for the rebel stronghold. It has carried out intense negotiations for weeks with Russian Federation.
  • Typhoon kills at least 9 in Japan

    Typhoon kills at least 9 in Japan

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    From the flooded airport began to transport by water is about 3 thousand passengers, who are stuck here because of the element. A further 53 issued non-compulsory evacuation orders. "This is (the strongest) since 1993". Popular Osaka amusement park Universal Studios Japan also remained closed Wednesday - the first time it's been closed for two consecutive days since it opened in March 2001 - as the park operator worked to fix damaged caused by the storm.
  • As fighter jets streak overhead, McCain is buried in Annapolis

    As fighter jets streak overhead, McCain is buried in Annapolis

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    So much of today's politics, "our public discourse, can seem small and mean and petty, trafficking in bombast and insult", he added. "It's a politics that pretends to be courageous and tough, but in fact is born in fear". "We gather here to mourn the passing of American greatness". Few Americans who lived through the 1980s can forget President Ronald Reagan's moving speech after the space shuttle Challenger exploded in 1986.
  • British Airways probes massive customer data theft

    British Airways probes massive customer data theft

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    The stolen data comprised customer names, postal addresses, email addresses and credit card information. Cruz said the carrier was "deeply sorry" for the disruption caused by the sophisticated crime, which was unprecedented in the more than 20 years that BA had operated online.
  • Elon Musk facing lawsuit over tweet about British cave diver

    Elon Musk facing lawsuit over tweet about British cave diver

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    They have been going out for seven years and live together in a home near Chiang Rai in Thailand . In Bangkok , deputy government spokesman Weerachon Sukhondhapatipak, who has been organizing numerous events with the boys, responded with concern to Musk's comments highlighting Thailand as a destination for sex tourists.
  • Japan quake death toll reaches 9, expected to rise

    Japan quake death toll reaches 9, expected to rise

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    About 33 people were missing and 300 were injured, public broadcaster NHK said. The number missing had earlier been put at 19. Government spokesman Yoshihide Suga added: "I urge people in areas shaken by strong quakes to stay calm, pay attention to evacuation information.
  • Afghan Taliban announces death of Haqqani network leader

    Afghan Taliban announces death of Haqqani network leader

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    Admiral Mike Mullen in 2011 as a "veritable arm" of Pakistani intelligence that has provided safe havens for militant groups fighting foreign and Afghan forces in Afghanistan . They also held United States soldier Bowe Bergdahl, who was released in 2014 in exchange for five Afghan Guantanamo Bay detainees. Haqqani founded the network in the 1970s as part of an anti-Soviet jihad .
  • Bridge collapse kills at least 1, injures several in Kolkata, India

    Bridge collapse kills at least 1, injures several in Kolkata, India

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    As per a Hindustan Times report, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee confirmed the death and expressed concern about those who were still trapped underneath the rubble. The bridge collapse hit traffic movement to and from vast areas in south-west Kolkata and adjacent South 24 Parganas district during the peak evening hours.