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Syrian rebels used chemical weapons- UN

Syrian rebels used chemical weapons- UN

Sarin is a highly toxic nerve agent, which was reportedly first used for military purposes during the Iran–Iraq war in the 1980s.

S. Korea, US begin joint anti-submarine exercise

S. Korea, US begin joint anti-submarine exercise

The drill comes a week after the US and South Korea completed their two-month-long Foal Eagle joint exercises.

Israel hits Syria a second time in three days

Explosions rocked the northwestern Jamraya suburb early Sunday, Syrian TV said, adding that casualties were feared.

Israeli strike on Syria threatens spillover

Analysts feel that the air raid could widen the Syrian Civil War and push hostilities into neighbouring countries.

Pentagon sees N Korea as ‘critical’ threat

Pyongyang's continued pursuit of nuclear capabilities and development of long-range ballistic missiles are a threat, says a report.

Bhutto murder prosecutor killed in Pakistan

Zulfiqar, a special prosecutor for the Federal Investigation Agency working on the assassination case, received threats last year.

Japan, France joint bid wins Turkey nuke project

Japan, France joint bid wins Turkey nuke project

The 5,000-megawatt nuclear plant will be built in the Black Sea province of Sinop.

Russian warship’s maiden visit to Israel

Russian warship’s maiden visit to Israel

The visit is the initiative of veteran organisations in Israel.

Mali 2013 budget revised at $2.87bn

Mali 2013 budget revised at $2.87bn

Mali has been in turmoil since the beginning of last year, when Tuareg separatists staged a rebellion against the government.

Greece ratifies bill to cut more jobs

Greece ratifies bill to cut more jobs

Hundreds of people turned up outside the parliament to protest against the measure.