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France says chemical regulator "insufficient" for Syria arms control

By John Irish PARIS (Reuters) – France said on Friday that a binding U.N. Security Council resolution was needed to police Syria’s promise to donate up its chemical weapons, insisting…

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Lithuania summons Russian ambassador over new border checks

VILNIUS (Reuters) – Lithuania made a formal protest to Russia on Friday over supplementary border checks imposed over the last month that are hampering trade as the countries spar over…

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US, Russia start third day of Syria talks

The United States & Russia on Saturday began a third day of talks to hammer out an agreement on eliminating Syria’s chemical weapons, as the UN chief voiced doubt the…

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U.S., Russia resume talks to eliminate Syria chemical weapons

GENEVA (Reuters) – The United States & Russia resumed negotiations on Saturday on eliminating Syria’s chemical weapons programme amid signs of an imminent announcement. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry…

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Rosneft CEO says plans energy projects in Belarus – reports

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Igor Sechin, the head of oil giant Rosneft , says it is planning energy projects in Belarus, Russian media reported on Saturday, a sign the close Kremlin…

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US ready for Syria military strike if talks fail: Obama

President Barack Obama said on Saturday he was willing to donate diplomacy a chance to assist resolve the Syrian crisis, yet warned the military option was still on the table….

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Syrian rebel leader says US-Russian deal a blow to uprising

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – The head of the opposition Syrian Supreme Military Council said on Saturday a U.S.-Russian agreement to eliminate Syria’s chemical weapons was a blow to the two-and-a-half-year uprising…

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Russia MP in racism row over 'Obama banana' image

A pro-Kremlin lawmaker & former Olympic gold medallist faced a racism row Saturday after she posted a photo-collage of President Barack Obama juxtaposed with a banana on Twitter. Irina Rodnina…

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U.S. military forces still in position for possible Syria strikes

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Pentagon said on Saturday that U.S. military forces were still positioned for possible military strikes on Syria, at least for now, even after a U.S.-Russia agreement…

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Assad gets a week to reveal chemical arms stockpile

The countdown has begun on a dangerous, tough mission to eliminate Syria’s chemical weapons, with the regime given just seven days to lift the veil on its secret stockpile &…

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