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    US strike wiped out fifth of Assad air force, Mattis says
    Apr11

    US strike wiped out fifth of Assad air force, Mattis says

    WASHINGTON (AFP) – The US strike on a Syrian air base destroyed a fifth of the Damascus regimes remaining warplanes, Pentagon chief Jim Mattis said Monday as Washington fired a fresh salvo of warnings at President Bashar al-Assad.The public assessment of Fridays missile strike and the forceful rhetoric came as G7 ministers met in Italy to...

    US strike wiped out fifth of Assad air force, Mattis says
    Apr11

    US strike wiped out fifth of Assad air force, Mattis says

    WASHINGTON: The US strike on a Syrian air base destroyed a fifth of the Damascus regime’s remaining warplanes, Pentagon chief Jim Mattis said Monday as Washington fired a fresh salvo of warnings at President Bashar al-Assad. The public assessment of Friday’s missile strike and the forceful rhetoric came as G7 ministers met in Italy to...

    Tillerson Heads to Russia as Relations Dip Over Syria Attacks
    Apr11

    Tillerson Heads to Russia as Relations Dip Over Syria Attacks

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is heading to Moscow for talks Wednesday with Russian leaders amid a spike in tensions over attacks in Syria. Tillerson accused Moscow of complicity or incompetence in Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s alleged use of chemical weapons against civilians, while Russia called the U.S. response, a missile...

    G7 ministers look to persuade Russia to abandon Syria’s Assad
    Apr11

    G7 ministers look to persuade Russia to abandon Syria’s Assad

    LUCCA: Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven (G7) major industrialised nations met in Italy on Monday, looking to put pressure on Russia to break its ties with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. In a shift in Washington’s strategy, US missiles hit a Syrian air base last week in retaliation for what the United States and its allies say...

    Bashar al-Assad: US strike wiped out fifth of Syria President’s air force, Pentagon says
    Apr11

    Bashar al-Assad: US strike wiped out fifth of Syria President’s air force, Pentagon says

    The US strike on a Syrian air base destroyed a fifth of the Damascus regime's remaining warplanes, Pentagon chief Jim Mattis said Monday as Washington fired a fresh salvo of warnings at President Bashar al-Assad. The US strike on a Syrian air base destroyed a fifth of the Damascus regime’s remaining warplanes, Pentagon chief Jim Mattis...

    Russia’s latest victim in Ukraine — reform
    Apr11

    Russia’s latest victim in Ukraine — reform

    Last month, activists and students barricaded the doors of the central Kiev branch of Sberbank, a Russian state-owned bank. The message: Stop the Kremlin from using profits made in Ukraine to fund its war against Ukraine. The demonstration was a manifestation of growing popular fury over the perception that the primary beneficiaries ofÂ...

    US strike wiped out fifth of Assad air force, Mattis says
    Apr11

    US strike wiped out fifth of Assad air force, Mattis says

    WASHINGTON: The US strike on a Syrian air base destroyed a fifth of the Damascus regime’s remaining warplanes, Pentagon chief Jim Mattis said Monday as Washington fired a fresh salvo of warnings at President Bashar al-Assad. The public assessment of Friday’s missile strike and the forceful rhetoric came as G7 ministers met in Italy to...

    Belarus Crackdown Throws US Sanctions Relief in Doubt
    Apr11

    Belarus Crackdown Throws US Sanctions Relief in Doubt

    The Trump administration must decide by the end of this month whether to grant Belarus continued relief from U.S. economic sanctions despite a stiff government crackdown on street demonstrations last month. The renewal decision is considered a low-level priority for the administration, which is facing bigger questions about U.S. relations with...

    Hungarian President Signs New Law Threatening Soros University
    Apr11

    Hungarian President Signs New Law Threatening Soros University

    Hungary’s right-wing president has signed controversial legislation on foreign universities that critics warn could force the closure of a top international institution founded by U.S. financier George Soros. The approval Monday by President Janos Ader came less than a day after tens of thousands of protesters rallied in central Budapest...

    Lessons From the ‘Red Line’ Crisis
    Apr11

    Lessons From the ‘Red Line’ Crisis

    For many of us who were in the United States government in 2013, when the images of women and children writhing in pain in the Damascus suburb of Ghouta first brought the United States to the brink of airstrikes against the Syrian government, watching as 59 Tomahawk missiles were fired into a regime airbase in Homs was at once cathartic and not...