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Russian Federation warns of 'consequences' for US-led strike on Syria

Russian Federation warns of 'consequences' for US-led strike on Syria

Moscow warned against any strikes and threatened to retaliate. Karen Pierce said she wanted "to state categorically. that Britain has no involvement and would never have any involvement in the use of a chemical weapon". officials told Reuters. The Kremlin said Mr Putin warned against rushing to blame the Syrian government before conducting a "thorough and objective probe".


As Moscow's Partner, China Aims to 'Cause Trouble for US'

As Moscow's Partner, China Aims to 'Cause Trouble for US'

During the first quarter, the levels of PM2.5 in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region, which has been under heavy political pressure to tackle pollution, dropped 22.1 percent to 74 micrograms per cubic metre, down from near record highs in the same period of previous year.


Trump Pivots on TPP, but the Footwear Industry Has 'Seen This Before'

Trump Pivots on TPP, but the Footwear Industry Has 'Seen This Before'

Midwest farmers fear becoming caught up in a trade war as Beijing threatens to impose tariffs on soybeans and other United States crops, a big blow to Midwestern farmers, many of whom are strong Trump supporters. China's Ministry of Commerce, which is in charge of China's trade deals, did not immediately comment. And then he has to do that now with the US isolated as an outsider.


South Africa Lays 'Mama' Winnie Mandela To Rest

South Africa Lays 'Mama' Winnie Mandela To Rest

Zezani said her family has been comforted and shielded by the love people have showed them. Her isiXhosa name "Nomzamo" translates to "she who tries". "Praising her now that she's gone exhibits what hypocrites you're", she mentioned throughout her speech. Tonight, I am with the millions of people who never had the good fortune to meet Winnie Mandela.


Over 1000 children abducted by Nigeria's Boko Haram since 2013

Over 1000 children abducted by Nigeria's Boko Haram since 2013

The girls were released 31 days after the government negotiated with Boko Haram . Four years on from that tragic incident, more than 100 of the " Chibok girls " have yet to be returned to their families and the United Nations children's agency continues to call for their release.


Airstrikes in Syria

Airstrikes in Syria "appropriate reaction" - Turkey

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said his country "clearly condemned" the use of chemical weapons since the very beginning, in a phone call with British Prime Minister Theresa May Saturday, a Turkish presidential source said. "Base Incirlik was not involved in the strike". The talks come after Trump warned Russian Federation over its support for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, saying United States missiles "will be coming" in response to an alleged chemical weapons attack.