• United Nations chief says Arabs must heal divisions

    United Nations chief says Arabs must heal divisions

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    On Tuesday, Guterres called on Arab leaders to set aside their differences to confront Syria's war, which is estimated to have killed more than 320,00 people and displaced millions. Arab leaders "realize the urgency" of tackling long-running regional crises, from war to high unemployment, Jordan's foreign minister said Monday after chairing a meeting of his counterparts from the region.
  • Trump advisers: U.S. seeks to fight IS and oust Syria's Assad

    Trump advisers: U.S. seeks to fight IS and oust Syria's Assad

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    Assad "may think he has the same option he took in September 2013: set the chemicals to the side and return to barrel bombs, gravity bombs, artillery shells, missiles, and mortar rounds against civilians in their homes, hospitals, marketplaces, and schools", Hof said in a post on the Atlantic Council's website.
  • Catastrophic consequences will follow any military action, North Korea warns US

    Catastrophic consequences will follow any military action, North Korea warns US

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    When asked what message North Korea should take from the USA strike on Syria last week, he said: "If you become a threat to others, at some point a response is likely to be undertaken". Satellite images, meanwhile, suggests the North could be preparing to launch another round of tests to mark the birth anniversary on Saturday of the late supreme leader, Kim Il-Sung.
  • Russian Federation says United States airstrikes play into extremists' hands

    Russian Federation says United States airstrikes play into extremists' hands

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    But he says that distinction "doesn't much matter to the dead". Tillerson was also hoping to unearth new information about Russia's role in the presidential election. "If we can achieve ceasefires in zones of stabilization in Syria, then I believe - we hope we will have the conditions to begin a useful political process", Tillerson said.
  • Boy killed in school shooting had survived heart surgery

    Boy killed in school shooting had survived heart surgery

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    Anderson seemed to relish the lighthearted squabbles of domestic life, saying in a Facebook video in late February: "What I love about my wife, boy". Marsden said that a candlelight vigil would be held Tuesday evening for Jonathan and the other victims. Burguan told reporters that there was no verification that the infidelity accusation was true.
  • Iranian president reaffirms support for Syria

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    In January 2016, the OPCW announced that all chemical weapons in Syria had been destroyed. "Once again this resembles the story with Colin Powell's white powder or reports to the United Kingdom prime minister about the claimed chemical weapons in Iraq".
  • Triple murder suspect leaps to death in Ohio courthouse

    Triple murder suspect leaps to death in Ohio courthouse

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    Later that morning - after Seman appeared in court for a hearing on his rape charges - deputies found make-up prosecutors claim was purchased on his way to the courthouse. According to The Vindicator , Seman was released on $200,000 bond just one month later. The suspect left no suicide note and Seman's attorney said that he had shown "no indication" of wanting to take his own life.
  • FIFA World Cup coming to Canada?

    FIFA World Cup coming to Canada?

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    Under the current proposal, the US would host the majority of the games, 60, with the other 20 split evenly between Mexico and Canada. Gulati said 60 of the tournament's matches would be staged in the United States , with Canada and Mexico hosting 10 games each.
  • Russian Federation tensions over Syria will not 'spiral out of control' - Mattis

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    But some rank-and-file GOP members, along with many Democrats, have criticized Trump for acting impulsively and betraying his own past opposition to USA intervention in Syria. Top diplomats from the seven major advanced economies are in Italy for their annual two-day meeting which had initially been expected to focus on talks with new US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson about hotspots like Libya, Iran and Ukraine.
  • No consensus in G7 on sanctions on Russia

    No consensus in G7 on sanctions on Russia

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    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson indicated the strike did not signal any major change in U.S. strategy toward Syria, which in the early days of the Trump government focused exclusively on the Islamic State and appeared prepared to accept the survival of the Assad regime.