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Traces of chemical weapons agents found in Syria: Diplomats

Diplomats say experts have found traces of deadly nerve agents used to make chemical weapons at a site in Syria where they were not supposed to be.

Trial of final Tokyo gas attack fugitive begins

 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.

Destruction of most dangerous Syrian chemicals may be delayed

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.

Russian argument on Syria not based on facts: US

The Obama Administration has said that Russian argument on Syria is not based on facts and against international opinion.

Chemical weapons used on wide scale in Syria, says UN report

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 strengthens case for Syria strike, says has Sarin evidence

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 gave Syrian opposition anti-sarin gas kits: FM

France has provided the Syrian opposition with treatment kits against the effects of the deadly sarin nerve gas, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said.

Russia seeks more details from Turkey on sarin

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.

US seeks more evidence on use of chemical weapons in 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.

Syrian regime used chemical weapons on small scale: US

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.