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Trump responds to Syrian chemical attack

Trump responds to Syrian chemical attack The meeting comes amid a fresh war of words over who is responsible for last week's chemical weapons attack in Syria. Putin's decision to host Tillerson signaled Moscow's intent to maintain communication with the US even as they bash each other publicly in louder and louder tones. Continua a leggere...

Iran's Rouhani condemns USA attack on Syria, chides Gulf Arabs

President Donald Trump's national security adviser on Sunday left open the possibility of additional USA military action against Syria following last week's missile strike but indicated that the United States was not seeking to act unilaterally to oust Syrian President Bashar Assad. Continua a leggere...

US strike in Afghanistan: What is the 'Mother of All Bombs'?

US strike in Afghanistan: What is the 'Mother of All Bombs'? Defense Department spokesman Adam Stump said it was the first-ever combat use of the bomb . It was the first time the United States has used this size of bomb in a conflict. He said there has been heavy fighting in the area in recent weeks between Afghan forces and IS militants. Dawlat Waziri , an Afghan ministry spokesman, said, "No civilian has been hurt and only the base, which Daesh ... Continua a leggere...

'Mother of all bombs' strike killed 'at least 36 IS militants'

'Mother of all bombs' strike killed 'at least 36 IS militants' Spicer said the bomb was dropped at around 7 p.m. local time and described it as "a large, powerful and accurately delivered weapon". The United States took "all precautions necessary to prevent civilian casualties and collateral damage", he said. Continua a leggere...

Venezuelans protest after opposition leader sidelined by Maduro

Venezuelans protest after opposition leader sidelined by Maduro The move was later reversed amid widespread worldwide condemnation, but with the unpopular Maduro under increasing pressure to call elections, the constant arrests at marches and threats against party leaders may be his best way to stunt the opposition's momentum, analysts said. Continua a leggere...

Cruz: Close House race in Kansas 'a warning sign'

Ted Cruz of Texas to campaign in Wichita for Estes, and both Vice President Mike Pence and Trump recorded robo calls for him. Estes defeated Democrat James Thompson , drawing 52.5 percent of the vote to Thompson's 45.7 percent. The Democratic candidate, James Thompson , was a political novice who couldn't attract big-dollar donations from Democrats around the nation. Davis said he has c... Continua a leggere...

Evacuation in four besieged Syrian towns begins