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Syria says US, allies supplying terrorists with toxic agents

Syria says the US, Britain and their allies are supporting terrorists in the war-torn Arab country by supplying them with toxic agents and other kinds of weapons. During a press conference in the Syrian Foreign Ministry’s main office in the capital Damascus, Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad said on Wednesday that toxic agents ...

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Rouhani’s defense pick vows to enhance Iran’s missile power

President Hassan Rouhani’s new pick for defense minister has underlined his resolve to further enhance Iran’s ballistic missile capabilities if he qualifies for the post. Brigadier General Amir Hatami was speaking on Thursday before the parliament on the third day of discussions on the qualifications of Rouhani’s nominees for ministerial ...

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Whites dominate top roles in UK companies: Study

Almost six in 10 of the main boards of the Financial Times Stock Exchange 100 Index, or the FTSE100, have all-white boards, a new study has revealed, warning that the trend would harm Britain’s economy after leaving the European Union (EU). The London-based consultancy group Green Park said in its ...

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Assange vows to prove Russia did not leak DNC documents

julian Assange, the founder of the global whistleblowing service WikiLeaks, has denied Democratic claims that he obtained leaked Democratic National Committee (DNC) documents through his ties with the Russian government. Assange said this during a meeting with Representative Dana Rohrabacher, a California Republican who chairs an important House subcommittee on ...

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Chinese military raps ‘wrong actions’ by US

A senior Chinese official has censured the United States for a series of “wrong” activities vis-à-vis China, particularly in the Western Pacific region, saying Sino-American ties have been adversely affected as a result of those actions. China’s Vice Chairman of the Central Military Commission Fan Changlong made the remarks in a ...

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US military chiefs defy Trump on Charlottesville

Commanders of the US Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps have publicly condemned the recent outburst of “hatred” and “extremism” during a gathering of white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia, challenging President and Commander-in-Chief Donald Trump who refuses to denounce the inherently racist groups. “The Army doesn’t tolerate racism, extremism, ...

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