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Russia has denounced the British ultimatum and warned against any retaliatory moves. [Read More]
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The United Nations Security Council rejected a Russian-backed resolution to condemn US-led airstrikes in Syria after a two-hour debate in which the U.S. said it was poised to strike again if the government of Bashar al-Assad repeats its use of chemical weapons. [Read More]
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The U.S. and its European allies launched precision air strikes in Syria early Saturday morning. The mission is in retaliation for last Saturday's suspected chemical attack that killed dozens of Syrian civilians, including children. [Read More]
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Turkey's lira sank to fresh record lows against the dollar and euro on April 11 as investor concerns deepened about the outlook for monetary policy and inflation — and about political tension in Russia and Syria. [Read More]
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Russia has condemned US, UK and French strikes against targets in Syria over the alleged use of chemical weapons as the Western allies argued they were essential to deter the future use of illegal munitions. [Read More]
Tags: Syria - Russia - Haley
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President Trump's action to attack Syria was exceptionally well-grounded legally. Self-evident moral authority supports using any reasonable means to protect innocents from the moral outrage of chemical weapons. [Read More]
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France, the US and the UK have launched about 100 missiles at weapons facilities in Syria. Here's how it happened, and how the world reacted. [Read More]
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Chancellor Angela Merkel has said the German government supports the joint airstrikes in retaliation for the Syrian government's suspected use of chemical weapons. Some other German politicians have different views. [Read More]
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In retaliation for a chemical weapons attack in Douma, US President Donald Trump has said the US military launched strikes on Syrian chemical weapons capabilities. Russia has warned of "consequences" for the strikes. [Read More]
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The ally of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has slammed the US for its joint airstrikes in Syria, as has Iran. Though the UN called on participants in the regional conflict to show restraint, others welcomed the strike. [Read More]
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The 1962 Cuban missile crisis brought the world as close as it has ever been to a global nuclear war. Is the Syrian dispute between the US and Russia in any way comparable to the most dangerous episode of the Cold War? [Read More]
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A rape is a brutal and heinous crime. But sadly in India, a rape also becomes a political issue, with the dynamics of religion, caste and misogyny shaping the public debate over the problem, says DW's Isha Bhatia. [Read More]
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Not tolerating chemical weapons is an important statement, but from Israel's position does not go far enough. [Read More]
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At each turn, Turkey has sought to both urge caution and present itself as a peaceful partner. [Read More]
Tags: Ankara - Russia - Syria
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Israeli politicians agree US action is a step in the right direction. [Read More]
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A crew of dedicated IDF women soldiers use sophisticated observation systems to pinpoint Syrian trouble spots and avert attacks against Israel. [Read More]
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Examination of numbers reported injured and types of injuries points to major reduction in violence and numbers participating in protests. [Read More]
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According to the statement by the army, the conclusion was made following an analysis of the airfield, and operational and intelligence research carried out on the remaining parts of the drone. [Read More]
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The bloc's foreign ministers are set to meet to discuss the current Syria situation on Monday. [Read More]
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Sacha Baron Cohen made a name for himself in crude comedies like Borat and the Dictator and has since found a more serious side to his art. [Read More]