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Folk dancer attacked with chemical by spurned lover; vision reduced

The chemical has left no marks on her face but has damaged her corneas thereby reducing her vision, doctors said.

19 Sep 2018 12:19 PM

Japan executes cult guru, 6 followers for 1995 sarin attack

Asahara claimed to have achieved enlightenment in Himalayas, preached mix of Eastern religions combined with own apocalyptic prophecies.

06 Jul 2018 12:08 PM

UK should press for UN-led investigation in Syria: Jeremy Corbyn

Corbyn has said parliament should be consulted before any military action.

13 Apr 2018 3:05 PM

Bashar al-Assad warns Western action would 'further destabilise' region

Threats of Western military action in response to an alleged chemical attack would only lead to further chaos in the region.

12 Apr 2018 5:08 PM

Don't blame Syria for chemical attack without visiting: Russia to US

The attack sparked outrage around the world as photos and video of the aftermath were widely broadcast.

27 Jul 2017 10:59 AM


Trump, Macron pledge 'joint response' if Syria launches chemical attack

In August 2013, a chemical attack near Damascus brought France and the US to the brink of a joint military intervention in Syria.

28 Jun 2017 11:12 AM

UN Security Council will vote on Syria gas attack probe

The draft resolution expresses "horror" at the reported use of chemical weapons in Khan Sheikhun and condemns alleged attack on April 4.

12 Apr 2017 10:32 AM

Trump warns of unilateral action after Syria chemical massacre

Trump strongly urged then-president Barack Obama not to order military intervention against Bashar al-Assad's regime.

06 Apr 2017 9:15 AM

Donald Trump blames Assad and Obama for toxic gas attack in Syria

Officials noted that U.S. presidents have rarely attacked their predecessors so aggressively for events like a chemical weapons attacks.

05 Apr 2017 9:04 AM