The Dutch diplomat overseeing the removal of Syria’s deadly chemical weapons tells Fernande van Tets in Beirut that the mission might be behind schedule, but she is determined it will be completed by the June deadline
Britain is to destroy 150 tonnes of industrial-grade chemicals as part of the international effort to dismantle President Bashar al-Assad's illegal weapons stockpile.
Chemical weapons were used in Syria, UN weapons inspectors have said, and probably in several locations.
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Teenager met the president in the Oval Office as he signed a proclamation marking Friday as 'International Day of the Girl'
US president Barack Obama has met the teenage advocate for girls' education and the target of a Taliban assassination attempt who was the youngest nominee for the Nobel Peace Prize.
Little-known watchdog gets Nobel recognition for work trying to rid world of chemical weapons – but critics point to recent genocide in Syria and claim award is ‘premature’
Nobel committee reveals OPCW as official winner one hour after the result was leaked by Norweigan public broadcaster NRK
The inspection team only crossed into Syria from neighbouring Lebanon on Tuesday
An advance group of international inspectors arrived in Syria on Tuesday to begin the ambitious task of overseeing the destruction of President Bashar al-Assad's chemical weapons program, kicking off a mission that must navigate the country's bloody civil war as well as the international spotlight.
Fighter jets were preparing for scheduled take off when President Hollande took 'stunning' call from US telling him to hold fire
Three cases suspected after regime’s strike on outskirts of Damascus on 21 August that prompted US threat of military action
Mr Assad also paid tribute to Russia for blocking resolutions targeting the regime in the UN Security Council
The move means intervention in the conflict is unlikely in the near future
Foreign Minister Lavrov remains at odds with French over culpability for deaths
UN concludes sarin gas used in conditions ‘designed to cause maximum suffering’