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Watchdog reports on alleged Syria attack behind airstrikes

Watchdog reports on alleged Syria attack behind airstrikes

The global chemical weapons watchdog said Friday in an interim report that “various chlorinated organic chemicals” were found at the site in Syria where a chemical attack is suspected of being carried out in April. A fact-finding mission of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons warned that it was too early to come […]

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India vies for elite role in space with Mars trip

India vies for elite role in space with Mars trip

Nov 04, – India is aiming to join the world’s deep-space pioneers with a journey to Mars that it hopes will showcase its technological ability to explore the solar system while seeking solutions for everyday problems on Earth. With a Tuesday launch planned for Mangalyaan, which means “Mars craft” in Hindi, India will attempt to […]

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Syria: Mortar round lands in Russian Embassy

Syria: Mortar round lands in Russian Embassy

Sep 22, –  A mortar round landed in the Russian Embassy compound in Damascus on Sunday, Syria’s state news agency said. There was no immediate report of casualties. Quoting an unidentified “source” at the embassy, SANA said “business is usual” at the diplomatic mission following the mid-afternoon attack. An activist group, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory […]

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Poultry plant Fire kills 119 people in northeast China

Poultry plant Fire kills 119 people in northeast China

June 3, BEIJING (AP) — Several dozen people also were hurt in the blaze in Jilin province’s Mishazi township, which appeared to have been sparked by three early morning explosions, the official Xinhua News Agency said. The provincial fire department, on its microblog, attributed the blasts to an ammonia leak. The chemical is kept pressurized […]

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