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Chemical weapons allegedly used 45 times in Syria: OPCW chief

Experts from the world's watchdog tasked with destroying chemical weapons are probing reports that toxic arms have been used 45 times in Syria since late last year, the body's chief said on Friday.

G7 foreign ministers seek new push to end Syria war

Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven industrialised nations are expected to call today for a new international push to end the war in Syria, but are divided on whether to threaten new sanctions or other tough measures to pressure Russia over its support of President Bashar Assad.

No political solution in Syria with Assad in power: US envoy

No political solution in Syria with Assad in power: US envoy

US Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, has said there can be no political solution to the conflict in Syria until President Bashar al-Assad is in power.

Donald Trump goes after Bashar al-Assad, US warships fire cruise missiles on Syrian airbase

Donald Trump goes after Bashar al-Assad, US warships fire cruise missiles on Syrian airbase

, Trump said he acted in America's "vital national security interest."

Groundless accusations over Syria unacceptable, says Vladimir Putin

Groundless accusations over Syria unacceptable, says Vladimir Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that groundless accusations over a Syrian chemical attack were unacceptable, while Western countries engaged in efforts to saddle Damascus with a new United Nations Security Council resolution.

US, France, Britain push for vote on UN Syria resolution

US, France, Britain push for vote on UN Syria resolution

 Britain, France and the United States asked the UN Security Council to hold a vote today on a resolution demanding an investigation of the suspected chemical attack in Syria, diplomats said.

Donald Trump considering options for military action in Syria: Report

Donald Trump considering options for military action in Syria: Report

United States President Donald Trump has told some members of the Congress that he is considering military action in Syria in retaliation for this week`s chemical attack.

Syria chemical attack has changed my view of Assad: Donald Trump

Syria chemical attack has changed my view of Assad: Donald Trump

United States President Donald Trump has said the chemical attack on Syria`s Idlib province affected his deeply and tranformed his thinking about the Syrian president Bashar al-Assad.

Syria chemical attack toll rises to 75, US warns of 'unilateral action'

Syria chemical attack toll rises to 75, US warns of 'unilateral action'

The death toll from a suspected chemical attack on a northern Syrian town rose to 75 today as activists and rescue workers found more terrified survivors hiding in shelters near the site of the assault, one of the deadliest in Syria's civil war.

Syria chemical attack death toll now at 72; new strikes hit

The death toll from a suspected chemical attack on a northern Syrian town rose to 72 today as activists and rescue workers found more-terrified survivors hiding in shelters near the site of the harrowing assault, one of the deadliest in Syria's civil war.

Britain, France renew call for Assad to go after Syria chemical attack

Britain and France on Wednesday renewed their call for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to go, after a suspected chemical weapons attack by Damascus killed scores of people in a rebel-held area.

United Nations chief 'deeply disturbed' by Syria chemical attack reports

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is "deeply disturbed" by reports of a suspected chemical attack on Syria but is not in a position to independently verify it.

Oil, gold slide but post big monthly gains

Platinum, natural gas and cocoa had some of the biggest monthly gains among raw materials, due to encouraging U.S. economic data and supply concerns.