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A team of chemical weapons experts from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) have been sent to Turkey to collect samples as part of an investigation into the chemical attack in Syria last week. "The indiscriminate use of chemical weapons against innocent civilians is one of those times". Relevant to your professional network? A wave of worldwide condemnation follows, with several governments accusing Assad of responsibility.
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    This announcement comes just hours after the airline said that it would be reviewing its policies to make sure this incident wouldn't be repeated. Videos posted online by other passengers showed a man screaming as officers yanked him from his seat on United Flight 3411 before it departed from Chicago O'Hare International Airport to Louisville, Kentucky, on Sunday.
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    Student killed in Mardan over alleged blasphemy

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    Provincial government has ordered an inquiry into the incident and instructed the police to arrest all the attackers. Police officer Saleem Khan says a group of students at the Abdul Wali Khan University in the northwestern city of Mardan attacked Mohammad Mashal, accusing him of sharing blasphemous content on Facebook.
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    Manafort was an old associate of Trump's, having worked with him on casino-related political matters years before the launch of the businessman's presidential campaign, and his hiring was initially seen as a somewhat desperate reach to hire an old-time GOP operative who hadn't really been in the game in years.
  • Iran's Rouhani calls Assad to give backing

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    Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) criticized Tillerson and claimed it wasn't a "coincidence" that the chemical attack came after his comment. He did not rule out additional strikes if Assad continued to engage in atrocities against rebel forces with either chemical or conventional weapons.
  • Coptic church attacks: Egypt's president declares three-month state of emergency

    Coptic church attacks: Egypt's president declares three-month state of emergency

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    Egyptians of different faiths rallied together on Sunday in defiance of ISIS, after the group claimed responsibility for two Coptic Christian church bombings hundreds of miles apart. ISIL has waged a low-level campaign against soldiers and police in Egypt's Sinai peninsula for many years. "This terrorist attack is devoid of all the principles of humanity and civilisation", it said in a statement.
  • U.S. 'ready to help bring' Syria conflict to end: Haley

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    Still, Trump quickly reverted to a conciliatory tone Thursday, hinting that he hasn't abandoned hope for warmer ties. He says that makes it hard to have clarity about USA positions. official said. On Wednesday, the Twitter account for the Russian embassy in South Africa shared a quote from Putin calling the us claims against Syria "boring".
  • Trump is MLK of health care — CNN commentator

    Trump is MLK of health care — CNN commentator

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    In Lord's mind, the president's effort to rally support for the Republicans' overwhelmingly unpopular plan to replace former President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act is akin to King's work to advance civil rights in the United States. - a humanitarian and Nobel Peace Prize victor - to the vagina-grabbing President Donald Trump ". (This is merely another step in the Art of the Deal, the one that comes after you fail spectacularly and move on to tax reform.) But Lord wasn't content to say ...
  • North Atlantic Treaty Organisation is no longer obsolete

    North Atlantic Treaty Organisation is no longer obsolete

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    Although, US defence secretary is yet to certify that Pakistan has done enough to uproot the Haqqani network from its soil, the tone of public statements has changed significantly. "It turns out that, first of all, lots of small companies are really helped", Trump said. After what White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer called a "72-hour evolution", Trump ordered US forces to fire a barrage of 59 cruise missiles at a Syrian airbase in retaliation for the attack.