Assad linked to Syrian chemical attacks for first time

Jan 14, 2017

Assad linked to Syrian chemical attacks for first time

International investigators have said for the first time that they suspect President Bashar Assad and his brother are responsible for the use of chemical weapons in the Syrian conflict, according to a document seen by Reuters. A joint inquiry for the United Nations and ...

Jan 12, 2017

The Trump-Russia dossier: what we know

An explosive but unsubstantiated political research dossier on Donald Trump’s links to Russia alleges that his aides colluded with the Kremlin ahead of the U.S. election, and that Russia has compromising information of a sexual nature about Trump. American media and politicians have been ...

BuzzFeed in media firestorm over Trump-Russia dossier

Jan 12, 2017

BuzzFeed in media firestorm over Trump-Russia dossier

A fierce controversy erupted Wednesday after BuzzFeed News published an unsubstantiated dossier containing lurid details on purported intelligence gathered by Russia about President-elect Donald Trump. Two media outfits — BuzzFeed and CNN — were singled out by Trump, who publicly attacked both as purveyors ...

Blast in Syrian town on Turkish border kills nearly 50

Jan 8, 2017

Blast in Syrian town on Turkish border kills nearly 50

A car bomb ripped through a busy commercial district in a rebel-held Syrian town along the Turkish border Saturday, killing nearly 50 in a huge explosion that damaged buildings and left rescuers scrambling to find survivors amid the wreckage, opposition activists said. Rescuers and ...