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  • Syrians gather near vehicles of the United Nations (UN) arms experts as they inspect a site suspected of being hit by a deadly chemical weapons attack last week on August 28, 2013 in the Eastern Ghouta area on the northeastern outskirts of Damascus.

    Russian and Syrian foreign ministers say they will push for the return of United Nations inspectors to Syria to continue their probe into the use of chemical weapons.

    LAST UPDATE : Sep 09, 2013, 10:51 AM EDT
  • The threat of missiles over the Mediterranean is weighing on world leaders meeting on the shores of the Baltic this week — and eclipsing economic battles that usually dominate these gatherings.

    LAST UPDATE : Sep 05, 2013, 6:23 AM EDT
  • The U.S. found itself with France as its only major partner in a potential strike against Syria, after a rejection of military force in Parliament forced Britain, America's staunchest ally, to pull out of any operation.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 30, 2013, 10:34 AM EDT