The murder trial of the final suspect in the nerve gas attack on Tokyo`s subway got under way Friday, almost two decades after a cult killed 13 people and injured thousands more.
Removal of Syria`s chemical arsenal will likely be delayed but final deadline of end of June for eliminating all chemicals remains, head of the world`s chemical weapons watchdog said on Thursday.
The Obama Administration has said that Russian argument on Syria is not based on facts and against international opinion.
Chemical weapons have been used in the ongoing conflict in Syria on a "relatively large scale", a UN report said, without blaming any side.
US has for the first time categorically said that it has the evidence that Sarin gas was used in the chemical attack in Syrian suburb on August 21.
France has provided the Syrian opposition with treatment kits against the effects of the deadly sarin nerve gas, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said.
Moscow has called on Turkey to provide more information about the reported seizure of the chemical agent sarin from militants detained on the border with Syria.
France`s Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius had said that the deadly nerve agent sarin gas has been used several times during the conflict in Syria.
American intelligence community assessed with "varying degrees of confidence" that Syria used chemical weapons on small scale, specifically the chemical agent sarin, the White House said on Thursday.
Day in Pics: 1st February
Showbiz World - February 1, 2015
Playboy Super Bowl XLIX Party