The US has evidence that sarin nerve gas was used in chemical attacks outside Damascus last month and could go ahead with military strikes against Bashar al-Assad's regime even without the backing of the
Secrecy was paramount. Britain's imperial general staff knew there would be outrage if it became known that the government was intending to use its secret stockpile of chemical weapons. But Winston Churchill,
Colombian President Manuel Santos deployed members of the country's armed forces in an effort to quell violent protests that have paralyzed many cities including the capital of Bogotá. "I've ordered the
New satellite imagery shows North Korea is conducting major new construction to expand facilities at a launch site from where it fired a rocket into orbit last December, a US research institute has said.
Meeting of foreign ministers in Cairo advanced to Sunday "in light of rapid developments", official says. The Arab League has discussed the ongoing crisis in Syria at a closed-door meeting in Cairo. Ambassador
WASHINGTON, Aug 31 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama backed off from an imminent military strike against Syria on Saturday to seek the approval of the U.S. Congress, in a decision that likely delays action