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US tells watchdog Russia 'may have tampered' with Douma attack site

16 April 2018 | 0 comments

Russia may have visited the site of an alleged poison gas attack in the Syrian town of Douma and "tampered with" evidence, the US ambassador to the global chemical arms watchdog said Monday."It is our...

World press photo of the year award

Venezuelan photographer Ronaldo Schemidt wins the World Press Photo of the...

16 April 2018 | 0 comments

The World Press Photo of the Year honours the photographer whose visual creativity and skills made a picture that captures or represents an event or issue of great journalistic importance in the last year.

Russia, Syria not yet allowed OPCW team into Douma: UK embassy

16 April 2018 | 0 comments

Russia and Syria have not yet allowed a fact-finding mission from the world's chemical weapons watchdog to enter Douma to probe allegations of a gas poison attack, the British embassy here said Monday.The...

Boost OPCW to 'dismantle' Syria's toxic arms: France

16 April 2018 | 0 comments

Countries must help boost the work of the world's chemical arms watchdog so it can definitively dismantle Syria's "secret" toxic weapons programme, the French ambassador urged at talks Monday."The priority...

Moscow vows 'not to interfere' in OPCW's work in Syria

16 April 2018 | 0 comments

Moscow vowed on Monday not to interfere in the work of a fact-finding mission sent to Syria by the global chemical arms watchdog to probe an alleged poison gas attack in Douma."Russia confirms its commitment...

OPCW starts emergency talks on Douma attacks: diplomatic sources

16 April 2018 | 0 comments

The global chemical arms watchdog on Monday opened emergency talks on the suspected poison gas attack in the Syrian town of Douma, diplomatic sources told AFP.The meeting has "just started," said one...

What does an OPCW field mission look like?

16 April 2018 | 0 comments

Scientists, paramedics and experts from the OPCW chemical watchdog are in Syria to investigate allegations of last weekend's poison gas attack.After last month's probe in the British town of Salisbury,...

The OPCW: ridding the world of chemical weapons

16 April 2018 | 0 comments

Experts from the world's chemical weapons watchdog were Monday to hold emergency talks on allegations of a poison gas attack in the Syrian town of Douma.Here is some background about the Organisation...

Suicide machine draws crowds at Amsterdam funeral show

14 April 2018 | 1 comment

A controversial suicide pod that enables its occupant to kill themselves at a press of a button went on display at Amsterdam funeral show on Saturday.Called the "Sarco", short for sarcophagus, the 3D-printed...

OPCW continuing mission into alleged Douma gas attack

14 April 2018 | 0 comments

Experts from the world's global chemical arms watchdog are continuing their mission to probe an alleged gas attack in Douma despite Western air strikes in Syria, the body said Saturday.The Organisation...

'Burning man' image wins AFP top prize at World Press Photo

12 April 2018 | 0 comments

Agence France-Presse photographer Ronaldo Schemidt won the prestigious 2018 World Press Photo of the Year Award Thursday with a fiery image of a masked Venezuelan protester which judges said symbolised...

AFP photographer Ronaldo Schemidt: a moment, a life

12 April 2018 | 0 comments

The whole thing lasted about 10 seconds: a Venezuelan protester engulfed in flames running through the street. But there is a lifetime of experience behind the now-famous picture by photojournalist Ronaldo...

Airbus aiming to step up A320neo production

11 April 2018 | 0 comments

Airbus aims to boost production of its A320neo aircraft and step up deliveries in the second quarter of the medium-haul carrier despite persistent engine woes, chief executive Tom Enders said Wednesday.In...

Fox, Ziggo Sport raided by EU anti-trust authorities

11 April 2018 | 0 comments

US media giant Fox and Dutch broadcaster Ziggo Sport said Wednesday they were cooperating with EU anti-trust officials after unannounced searches of their offices as part of a probe into sports media...

UN appeal judges quash radical Serb Seselj's acquittal

11 April 2018 | 0 comments

UN judges Wednesday overturned the controversial acquittal of radical Serb politician Vojislav Seselj, sentencing him to 10 years for crimes against humanity in the 1990s Balkans conflict.The court "finds...



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