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Britain's Hague welcomes Russia-U.S. Syria deal

LONDON (Reuters) – British Foreign Secretary William Hague on Saturday welcomed a deal between Russia & the United States to destroy Syria’s chemical weapons & said urgent work would now…

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Syria rebel chief rejects US-Russia chemical arms deal

Syria’s rebel Free Syrian Army chief rejected Saturday a US-Russian deal to eliminate Syria’s chemical weapons by mid-2014. “We cannot accept any part of this initiative,” General Selim Idriss told…

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New IOC President Thomas Bach will be tested quickly by troublesome Olympics in Sochi, Rio

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – New IOC President Thomas Bach will be tested quickly by two troublesome Olympics: the Winter Games less than five months away in the southern Russian resort…

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U.S. sees signs of progress in talks with Russia on Syria's chemical weapons

By Warren Strobel GENEVA (Reuters) – The United States & Russia, in talks to eliminate Syria’s chemical weapons program, are “coming to agreement” on the size of its toxic stockpiles,…

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U.S. officials: Use of force not expected in U.N. resolution on Syria

By Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States does not expect a U.N. Security Council resolution on Syria’s chemical weapons to include a potential use of military force due…

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U.S. and Russia at a 'pivotal point' in Syria talks

By Warren Strobel & Oliver Holmes GENEVA/BEIRUT (Reuters) – U.S.-Russian talks on eliminating Syria’s chemical weapons program have reached a “pivotal point,” a U.S. official said, & both nations said…

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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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