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But it's only a step. Reacting to media reports that Tillerson would use his visit to press Moscow to back away from supporting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Russia's biggest Middle East ally, Peskov signaled that was a non-starter. "I think the most important thing right now is to re-establish deterrence against chemical weapons", he said. "It's not a big goal like fixing the civil war - just deterring the use of chemical weapons because that applies not just to Syria, but that also ...
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    The bombing in the town of Khan Sheikhoun came four days after 87 people were killed there, an attack that provoked Friday's retaliatory attack by the United States on a Syrian air base. "This move by Washington has dealt a serious blow to Russian-U.S. relations, which are already in a poor state". "The aggression against Syria oversteps all red lines", said a statement published by Al-Watan, a newspaper close to Assad's government.
  • Congressman: Trump's use of the word 'fake' should 'set off alarm bells'

    Congressman: Trump's use of the word 'fake' should 'set off alarm bells'

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    He could be a key witness as the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Congress seek to determine whether Trump advisors colluded with Russia's interference in last year's presidential election. Schiff went to the White House on Friday to look at documents Rep. Devin Nunes , the House intelligence committee chairman, viewed on White House grounds in mid-March that Nunes said pointed to the possible improper unmasking of Trump transition officials in the course of the Russian Federation probe; ...
  • Ideology promoting terror is obstructing South Asia's development: Modi

    Ideology promoting terror is obstructing South Asia's development: Modi

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    Back in Dhaka though, the her principal political rival, Khaleda Zia, had already fired the first political shots in response to Mamata's proposal for an alternative to sharing the waters of the Teesta. "I am very clear that along with India, its neighbouring countries should also move ahead on the path of development". She said that Bengal and Bangladesh are not only closed tied neighbours, but relatives in the true sense and for which she will try her best so that Bangladesh gets water.
  • ISIS trying to provoke U.S. into bombing civilians, U.S. says

    ISIS trying to provoke U.S. into bombing civilians, U.S. says

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    Backed by a US-led worldwide coalition, Iraqi forces launched an operation in February to drive IS from the western half of Iraq's second-largest city, after declaring eastern Mosul "fully liberated" the previous month. The Iraqi's are now assaulting the most crowded and narrow part of Mosul in what has turned into a bitter urban slog. Helicopters circling west Mosul strafed ISIS positions beyond the city train station, the site of heavy back-and-forth fighting in recent days and thick ...
  • Jets launch raids from Syria base hit by USA, says monitor

    Jets launch raids from Syria base hit by USA, says monitor

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    The senior military source, a non-Syrian, said only a few out-of-service jets were destroyed. US President Donald Trump ordered the missile strikes against a Syrian airfield from which a deadly chemical weapons attack was launched this week, declaring he acted in America's "national security interest" against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
  • U.S. aircraft carrier-led strike group headed toward Korean Peninsula

    U.S. aircraft carrier-led strike group headed toward Korean Peninsula

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    Mr Tillerson said that if other nations violate global norms and become a threat to others, "at some point a response is likely to be undertaken". His comments followed the sudden deployment of the U.S. The US caught the worldwide community off guard last week by ordering missile strikes on the Shayrat airfield in western Syria as a response to a chemical attack in a town in the Idlib province of the country.
  • Norway extends detention of 17-year-old in explosive case

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    Signe Aaling, chief prosecutor for the PST, said they were "now working on finding his intentions and find out whether others are involved". The risk of an attack taking place in Norway has been raised to "probable" from "possible", Marie Benedicte Bjoernland, head of the police security agency (PST), told a news conference.
  • 3 killed in Mogadishu army camp attack

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    Abdikadir Osman, an officer with the education minister immediately died before medics took to a hospital, said Abdiqadir Mohamed, the district commissioner. He also replaced military and intelligence chiefs, the country's police chief, and Mogadishu's mayor in an attempt to improve the worsening security situation in the long-chaotic Horn of Africa country.