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Russian Federation vetoes U.S. resolution on Syria gas attack

Russian Federation vetoes U.S. resolution on Syria gas attack

On Tuesday, the 15-member body voted on three separate draft resolutions in response to recent allegations of a chemical weapons attack in the Syrian town of Douma. The latter attack led to a U.S. airstrike on a Syrian airfield. The U.S., Britain and France say they launched airstrikes against Syrian chemical sites after obtaining "proof" that poisonous gas was used last weekend in Douma.


What media in Russia, Iran and Syria are saying on Syria strikes

What media in Russia, Iran and Syria are saying on Syria strikes

On Thursday, Trump put off a final decision on possible military strikes against Syria after tweeting earlier that they could happen "very soon or not so soon at all". Syria, Iran and Russian Federation say Israel was behind an air strike on a Syrian air base on Monday that killed seven Iranian military personnel, something Israel has neither confirmed nor denied.


CWG: Indians paddlers lose in mixed doubles semis

CWG: Indians paddlers lose in mixed doubles semis

The 22-year-old dominated throughout the match as she clinched straight games 11-7, 11-6, 11-2, 11-7 victory over Singapore's Meingyu Yu in the women's singles final. Chirag Chandrashekhar Shetty and Satwik Rankireddy are in the final of the men's doubles badminton at the Commonwealth Games. Batra - a Times of India Sports Awards (TOISA) victor this year, in the People's Choice category - will on Saturday contest the women's singles quarter-final versus Feng.


UP Guv, CM pay floral tributes to Ambedkar

UP Guv, CM pay floral tributes to Ambedkar

The 127th Birth Anniversary of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar will be celebrated in the Islands too, together with the rest of the country, tomorrow. Leaders of all prominent parties will garland the statue of Dr Ambedkar at Hazratganj while BSP leaders would organize meetings at Samata Mulak Chauraha.



What we know about the Syria airstrikes

Russia's Defense Ministry said most of the missiles fired by the US, UK and France were shot down by Syrians using Soviet-era air defense systems, according to a report from state-sponsored Sputnik News. He dismissed National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster in favor of John Bolton, who aggressively backed war with Iraq while serving under Bush, and who has urged preemptive attacks on Iran and North Korea.


Runaway Commonwealth Games athletes to face deportation from Australia: home affairs minister

Runaway Commonwealth Games athletes to face deportation from Australia: home affairs minister

The Hockeyroos savoured another success with a 2-0 win against New Zealand - they have now won all six golds offered at Commonwealth Games . "For about 15 seconds when I was on the ground collecting myself (I was worried) but it was just cold and shock, and I had a scan and the doctor pretty much told me I was a drama queen so I knew I was OK", Hosking said.