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  • Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says he believes there will be "an overwhelming report" from U.N. inspectors that chemical weapons were used in an attack in Syria on Aug. 21.

    LAST UPDATE : Sep 13, 2013, 3:00 PM EDT
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  • FILE - In this Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013 file photo, Free Syrian Army fighters observe the Syrian army forces base of Wadi al-Deif, at the front line of Maarat al-Nuaman town, in Idlib province, Syria.

    Group says Assad government should instead be made to face an international court for attack in August; top general says "categorically rejects the Russian initiative."

    LAST UPDATE : Sep 12, 2013, 7:21 AM EDT
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  • FILE - In this Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013 file photo, Free Syrian Army fighters observe the Syrian army forces base of Wadi al-Deif, at the front line of Maarat al-Nuaman town, in Idlib province, Syria.

    The crisis over chemical weapons in Syria has underlined a central dilemma for the West as it tries to deal with the country's civil war — the lack of attractive alternatives to President Bashar Assad.

    LAST UPDATE : Sep 12, 2013, 4:24 AM EDT
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  • FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013 file citizen journalism image provided by the Local Comity of Arbeen which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, a member of a UN investigation team takes samples from the ground in the Damascus countryside of Zamalka, Syria.

    Russia's proposal to place Syria's chemical weapons stockpile under international control for dismantling would involve a lengthy and complicated operation made more difficult by a deep lack of trust.

    LAST UPDATE : Sep 11, 2013, 12:02 AM EDT
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  • Members of the Syrian community in Argentina and supporters protest outside of the US embassy in Buenos Aires demanding no military intervention in Syria on September 10, 2013.

    Wary of falling into what the French foreign minister called "a trap," Paris and Washington are pushing for a U.N. Security Council resolution to verify disarmament.

    LAST UPDATE : Sep 10, 2013, 9:52 PM EDT
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