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Syria | Trump seems to rule out deeper United States intervention

Syria | Trump seems to rule out deeper United States intervention

While the missile strikes against Assad have sparked new calls for a war vote, some lawmakers say the focus should still be on an authorization against ISIS, especially if the strikes on the Assad regime were just a one-time response to the chemical weapons attack.


Teenager killed as Venezuelans march against the Government

Teenager killed as Venezuelans march against the Government

An anti-government protesters throws a molotov bomb at security forces in Caracas , Venezuela, Wednesday, April 19, 2017. Opponents of President Nicolas Maduro took to the streets of Caracas , striving for their biggest show of force in months as they push against a government that has presided over the erosion of Venezuela's economy and democratic institutions.


Oil markets on path to recovery due to Opec deal

Oil markets on path to recovery due to Opec deal

Prices touched $52.14, the lowest since April 7. Any increase in output in the USA, now the world's third-biggest oil producer, was likely to put pressure on oil cartel Opec - which agreed to curb output at the end of 2016 - to cut production further.


Israeli defense officials warn Assad still has chemical weapons

Israeli defense officials warn Assad still has chemical weapons

French intelligence services will soon provide proof that Syrian President Bashar Assad's military used chemical weapons in an attack this month that killed scores of civilians, majority women and children, Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said Wednesday.


Leicester went down fighting in Champions League quarterfinals

Leicester went down fighting in Champions League quarterfinals

In the first knockout round they went up against reigning Europa League champions Sevilla, and after a 2-1 loss in the first leg they managed to book a place in the quarterfinals after beating the Spaniards 2-0 in the return leg at King Power Stadium.


Sheila a burden on Cong: Lovely

Sheila a burden on Cong: Lovely

Lovely's exit from the Congress just before the keenly-fought MCD election in Delhi is a big blow to the party, and raises questions on its leadership. "Many more leaders could join the days to come", a Delhi BJP leader said. She said the move reflected "blatant opportunism" on part of the Bharatiya Janata Party which "conveniently gave shelter to those which it has been attacking for decades".