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Woman attacked with chemical substance at Delhi's Ajmeri Gate Railway station

According to reports, the accused after committing the crime managed to flee from the crime scene and is still on the run. 

Dec 07, 2019, 16:26 PM IST

Watch: Mock drill at Delhi metro station to deal with IED blast, terror, chemical attacks

Senior officials said that the drill was conducted in the wake of an unforeseen terror or chemical attacks.

Sep 21, 2019, 18:44 PM IST

Chemical arms watchdog OPCW wins right to assign blame for attacks

Though the use of chemical weapons is illegal under international law, the taboo on deploying them has been eroding after their repeated use in the Syrian civil war, but also in Iraq, Malaysia and Britain since 2012.

Jun 27, 2018, 23:42 PM IST

US-backed militants planning chemical attack in Syria, claims Russia

Russia Defence Ministry has claimed that the members of the "Free Syrian Army" were planning a chemical attack in Syria with the assistance from the US.

Jun 12, 2018, 09:58 AM IST

Russia says West's diplomatic push on Syria is 'untimely'

International investigators of the OPCW were on Tuesday on the ground in the Syrian town of Douma, where dozens were killed in a suspected chemical weapons attack on April 7.

Apr 17, 2018, 23:18 PM IST

Russia asks for new probe into Syrian chemical attack

Russia has proposed a new probe body under the auspices of the Security Council to determine the perpetrators of the April 2017 chemical attack in Syria that killed over 80 persons.

Jan 24, 2018, 09:36 AM IST

Mumbai man warns of chemical attack during Gujarat election, arrested for hoax call

Eshad Shaikh had made the call to the NIA claiming that there will be a chemical attack during Gujarat elections.

Dec 13, 2017, 10:44 AM IST

Syria government behind sarin gas attack in April: UN probe

"All evidence available leads the Commission to conclude that there are reasonable grounds to believe Syrian forces dropped an aerial bomb dispersing sarin in Khan Sheikhun," the report said.

Sep 06, 2017, 18:59 PM IST

Trump won't let Assad get away with ''horrible'' actions

Obama should have crossed the red line he had drawn in regard to Assad`s actions, Trump said, adding that "some horrible acts against humanity took place, including gas and the killing through gases".


Jul 26, 2017, 12:15 PM IST

Jim Mattis says its warning appears to have averted Syrian chemical attack

 US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said on Wednesday that the Syrian government of President Bashar al-Assad appeared so far to have heeded a warning this week from Washington not to carry out a chemical weapons attack.

Jun 28, 2017, 23:45 PM IST

US says its warning appears to have averted Syrian chemical attack

Washington accused Syrian forces of using the Shayrat airfield for a chemical weapons attack in April. Syria denies this.

Jun 28, 2017, 22:43 PM IST

Macron, Trump vow 'joint response' if chemical attack in Syria

US President Donald Trump and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron agreed during a telephone call on Tuesday on the need for a "joint response" in the event of another chemical attack in Syria, the French presidency said.

Jun 28, 2017, 00:47 AM IST

France `hiding truth` on suspected chemical attack: Damascus

Syria on Thursday accused France of concealing the real identity of those behind a deadly suspected chemical attack, a day after Paris said it had proof the Damascus regime was responsible.

Apr 27, 2017, 15:15 PM IST

Assad forces made sarin used in chemical attack: France

France has said it has evidence that the Syrian air force dropped bombs containing nerve agent sarin on a rebel-held town earlier this month that killed 89 people.

Apr 26, 2017, 21:26 PM IST

Russia for international probe into chemical attack in Syria

A senior Russian diplomat says Moscow believes that an international probe into last week's chemical attack in Syria should include experts from Brazil, India, Iran and other nations.


Apr 14, 2017, 21:12 PM IST

Russia's Lavrov slams watchdog for not visiting site of alleged Syria chemical attack

Russia on Friday criticised the global chemical weapons watchdog for not sending experts to the site of an alleged chemical attack in Syria, but instead analysing samples "from a distance".

Apr 14, 2017, 19:17 PM IST

Bashar al-Assad`s comments on chemical attack are `100% lies`: France

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad`s comments that last week`s chemical weapons attack was a fabrication to justify a US military strike are "100 percent lies", French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said on Friday.

Apr 14, 2017, 14:07 PM IST

Syria's President Bashar al-Assad says chemical attack '100 per cent fabrication'

Syria's President Bashar al-Assad said a suspected chemical weapons attack was a "fabrication" to justify a US strike on his forces.

Apr 13, 2017, 23:51 PM IST

Bashar al Assad allies say US attack on Syria air base crosses 'red lines'

A joint command centre made up of the forces of Russia, Iran and militias supporting Syrian President Bashar al Assad said the U.S. strike on a Syrian air base on Friday crossed "red lines" and it would respond to any new aggression and increase its support for its ally.

Apr 09, 2017, 20:19 PM IST

Hillary Clinton chides Donald Trump on Syrian refugee ban after airstrikes

Hillary Clinton has chided President Donald Trump for ordering massive airstrikes on Syria and said the US cannot in one breath speak of protecting Syrian babies and in the next close America's doors to them.

Apr 08, 2017, 17:34 PM IST