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  1. News - World

    Syrian FM: Syria will declare its chemical weapons arsenal, sign chemical weapons convention

    Posted Sep 11th 2013, 02:26am by AP

    ... BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian FM: Syria will declare its chemical weapons arsenal, sign chemical weapons convention. ...

  2. News - World - IRAQ

    Iraq confirms to UN that ISIL jihadis seized chemical weapons facility

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 09:34pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in New York Site taken by Islamic State stored nerve gas rockets that US and UN say are no longer threat Iraq tells UN jihadis seized chemical weapons facility The Islamic State extremist group has taken control of a vast former chemical weapons facility northwest of Baghdad, where remnants of 2,500 degraded rockets filled decades ago with the deadly nerve agent ...

  3. News - Asia - PRESS FREEDOM

    Myanmese journalists jailed 10 years, face hard labour over Chinese chemical weapons report

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 04:53pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Journal earlier this year. The reports identified an alleged chemical weapons factory near Pakkoku. The reports said the facility was run with the assistance of China, Yangon’s the country’s ...

  4. News - World - SYRIA

    Transfer of Syrian chemical weapons complete: Pentagon

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 09:43am by Agence France-Presse in Washington and Reuters in Slaviansk

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel extends thanks to Denmark, Italy and the US navy for the safe transfer of Syria's chemical weapons stockpile The transfer of Syrian chemical weapons from a Danish container ship to a US vessel was completed on Wednesday in an Italian port, the Pentagon said in a statement. The disposal process marks ...

  5. News - World - SYRIA

    Chemical weapons inspectors safe after convoy attacked in central Syria

    Posted May 27th 2014, 10:10pm by AP

    ... from the international watchdog overseeing the dismantling of Syria's chemical weapons programme came under fire yesterday, but all staff members were safe. The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) said its team was travelling to the site of an alleged chlorine gas attack site when the convoy was attacked. The OPCW had sent a team to Damascus to investigate ...

  6. News - World - SYRIA

    Syrian government still using chemical weapons, says French foreign minister

    Posted May 14th 2014, 08:34pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Washington Assad regime 'is still using chemical weapons' France's foreign minister has accused the Syrian government of attacking its people with chemical weapons at least 14 times since October, including as recently as a few weeks ago. Speaking to reporters in Washington on Tuesday, Laurent Fabius cited "credible witnesses" ...

  7. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar journalists on trial for reporting on alleged chemical weapons factory

    Posted Feb 16th 2014, 06:40pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Yangon Myanmar reporters on trial over 'chemical weapons factory' story Myanmar police have charged five journalists with "disclosing state secrets" after their newspaper carried a story about an alleged chemical weapons factory, state media reported yesterday. The trial of four reporters and the head of Unity Journal began on February 14 in Pakokku, a town ...

  8. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria misses another deadline for surrender of its chemical weapons

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 09:26pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Beirut, Lebanon Yet another chemical weapons deadline missed Syria claims it remains committed to destroying its chemical weapons arsenal by the middle of this year despite ... for destruction. By Wednesday, more than 90 per cent should have been surrendered under a pact with the UN and the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons. Neither body would comment ...

  9. News - World - SYRIA

    Russia says Syria to ship more chemical weapons, attend talks

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 06:56pm by Reuters

    ... for destruction under a deal to eliminate its chemical weapons arsenal. The statements appeared intended to ease Western concerns about President Bashar al-Assad’s commitment to a peace process ... the destruction of its chemical weapons... Bashar al-Assad’s government must respect the commitments that it has made,” French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said on Europe 1 radio on Tuesday. Russia has ...

  10. News - World - SYRIA CONFLICT

    US ship departs on mission to destroy Syria's chemical weapons arsenal

    Posted Jan 28th 2014, 01:03pm by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... wrote in the letter released by the Defence Department. “You will be destroying at sea one of the world’s largest stockpiles of chemical weapons and helping make a safer world,” he wrote. ... Agence France-Presse in Washington American vessel will travel to Italy where it will take delivery of Syria's chemical agents before making them safe at a secret marine location ...




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