As thousands flee violence in Damascus suburb, activists say remaining civilians face dire humanitarian situation.
Saudi Arabia's powerful crown prince has said "only death" can prevent him from ruling over the kingdom for several years to come.
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local): 2:35 p.m. The European Union has slapped sanctions on a senior Syrian military off
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Britain, the US, Germany, and France issued a joint response to the poisoning of Sergei Skripal and Yulia Skripal on Thursday afternoon, condemning Russia for the "first offensive use of a nerve agent in Europe since the Second World War".
So far, so good for Theresa May. She has won verbal backing from the United States, Germany and France, who have blamed Russia for the horrific nerve agent attack in Salisbury. But there is always a but and this is it: the Prime Minister will find it much harder to translate such pledges of support into action such as tougher economic sanctions against Moscow. Warm words may not be enough in a new cold war.
The fall of Afrin city to the Turkish army and Syrian rebel forces was inevitable, but the situation remains full of dangers. A central question now is whether or not the takeover of this Kurdish enclave will lead to the ethnic cleansing of the Kurdish majority there.
The Svalbard Global Seed Vault was built to help us through the end of the world. But nobody expected that hints of doomsday would arrive quite so soon. The seed bank stores the crops and plants from around the world on a frozen island in Norway, protecting biodiversity. At least it was frozen until recently – when the permafrost that was thought to be a reliable blanket around it started to melt.