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Pic of Syrian dad cuddling his twins killed in 'sarin gas attack' is heartbreaking – Know effects of nerve agent on human body

Sarin is a colourless and odourless agent thta attacks the nervous system.

Apr 06, 2017, 13:28 PM IST

Syria chemical arms probe found signs of sarin gas exposure: UN

A fact-finding mission of the global anti-chemical weapons watchdog has found indications that some people in Syria were exposed to deadly sarin gas, or a compound like it, according to a report the United Nations released on Monday.

Jan 05, 2016, 09:21 AM IST

Japan court overturns cult member parcel bomb conviction

Members of the doomsday Aum Supreme Truth cult released sarin gas in the Tokyo subway system in 1995.

Nov 27, 2015, 14:44 PM IST

Japan marks 19th anniversary of subway sarin gas attack

Japan on Thursday marked the 19th anniversary of a Tokyo subway nerve gas attack with ceremonies to honour the 13 people who lost their lives.

Mar 20, 2014, 13:33 PM IST

US `cherry-picked` Syria chemical attack intel: Report

United States knew that al Qaeda-linked rebel group in Syria was capable of producing sarin gas but ignored it in blaming Syrian regime for a chemical attack in August, veteran US journalist charged.

Dec 10, 2013, 05:29 AM IST

UN inspectors probe fresh Syria chemical attack claims

The UN experts on Sunday started probing seven more cases of chemical attacks in Syria, with three of them said to have taken place after the August 21 chemical gas attack.

Sep 29, 2013, 15:17 PM IST

France to give `clear evidence` Syria regime behind gas attack

France was set on Monday to provide what it says is clear evidence that the Syrian regime was behind a devastating chemical attack, as Western leaders bid to overcome widespread scepticism to military action.

Sep 02, 2013, 18:53 PM IST

Syria war: Sarin gas – 500 times deadlier than cyanide

With US Secretary of State John Kerry confirming that the use of sarin gas lead to death of hundreds in Syria, world’s focus is once again on the use of chemical weapons in war.

Sep 02, 2013, 12:51 PM IST

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.

Sep 02, 2013, 09:50 AM IST

Going to Congress not an American retreat: John Kerry

President Barack Obama`s decision to seek a Congressional nod for a military strike on Syria is not an American retreat as being described by the Syrian regime, Secretary of State John Kerry said on Sunday.

Sep 01, 2013, 21:07 PM IST

US has evidence of sarin gas use in Syria attack: John Kerry

Blood and hair samples collected from the chemical attack site in Syria have "tested positive for signatures of sarin gas", US Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday said.

Sep 01, 2013, 20:52 PM IST

Russia says Syrian rebels made, used sarin gas

Russia has said Syrian rebels made sarin nerve gas and used it in a deadly attack outside Aleppo in March.

Jul 10, 2013, 12:08 PM IST

Sarin gas used in Syria, claims France

France on Tuesday said that it has evidence to show sarin gas was used in Syria.

Jun 05, 2013, 00:12 AM IST

Syrian Army seizes Sarin gas from rebels

The Syrian army has seized two cylinders of nerve agent Sarin in an operation in Hama city, Press TV reported.

Jun 03, 2013, 09:35 AM IST

UN commission downplays claim of sarin gas usage by Syrian rebels

The commission reportedly stated that no conclusive evidence had been reached upon by it.

May 06, 2013, 15:35 PM IST

Japan marks 15th anniversary of subway gas attacks

Japan on Saturday marked the 15th anniversary of the deadly 1995 Tokyo subway nerve gas attacks, with families of victims leaving flowers at the scene of some of the deaths.

Mar 20, 2010, 15:32 PM IST

Next threat: Chemical warfare? – Times of India

: India has so far been spared of what Japan experienced in 1994-95 when a terror organisation, Aum Shinrikyo, used Sarin gas in attacks killing 12 persons and causing vision problems to thousands of others.

Aug 06, 2009, 10:59 AM IST