Chemical Weapon

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Name: Chemical Weapon
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Syrian Arab Republic: OPCW-UN Joint Mission Draws to a Close

Source: Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical WeaponsCountry: Syrian Arab Republic Wednesday, 01 October 2014 The OPCW-UN Joint Mission on the elimination of Syrian chemical weapons has completed its mandate and its operations drew to a close ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 3 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 3 reports

Joint mission to eliminate Syria's chemical weapons concludes operation

The joint mission of UN and the Organization for Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) has completed its operation on eliminating Syria's chemical weapons on Sept. 30, a UN spokesman said Wednesday. "From this point on, the OPCW will continue to deal ... [Published China.org.cn - 3 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

UN Ban reiterates call for world free of chemical weapons

NEW YORK, Oct 1 (KUNA) -- UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday stressed the need for a world free of chemical weapons, reiterating his call upon the states that have not done so to accede to the Chemical Weapons Convention.In a statement by the ... [Published Kuwait News Agency - 3 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

19th Century Artist Predicted Whale-Shaped Flying Cars by 2000

In 1882 French illustrator Albert Robida (1848–1926) completed a wildly futuristic engraving: his vision of fashionable Parisian opera attendees, in the year 2000 In tandem, Robida wrote a science fiction trilogy in the late nineteenth century, ... [Published Mashable! - 4 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Destruction of Syria Weapons Facilities to Begin

The director of the organization tasked with dismantling Syria's chemical weapons facilities says the work is expected to begin this month, and the first of the 12 facilities should be destroyed by the end of November. The report by the director of the ... [Published Austin American Statesman - 9 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Intelligence sources: Assad has secret stash of chemical weapons

The Syrian regime is hiding a secret cache of chemical weapons, estimated at hundreds of kilograms, according to Western intelligence sources. The U.S. has called on the Syrian government to reveal and destroy the hidden stockpile, but has not succee ... [Published Israel Hayom - 9 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

ISIS will get nukes if allowed to consolidate: exp...

REUTERS ISIS jihadists have rampaged through Iraq and Syria stealing weapons and resources that could be used to obtain deadlier weapons.The risk of a terrorist attack using nuclear or chemical weapons has just gone up.ISIS is willing to kill large numbers ... [Published New York Daily News - 21 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 3 reports

ISIS could become world's first terrorist state, warns UK

LONDON: Britain's home minister Theresa May said on Tuesday that ISIS could become the world's first truly terrorist state and bomb the UK with nuclear and chemical weapons. Delivering her speech at the Conservative Party conference, May set out new measures ... [Published Times of India - 23 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 2 reports

Here's What Keeps The World's CEOs Up At Night

Executives are worried about what's in frontpage news these days.McKinsey's Economic Conditions Snapshot for September shows that a record number of business executives are concerned about the impact that geopolitical instability could have on economic ... [Published Business Insider - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

British special forces in Iraq 'ordered to carry chemical suits as ISIS are feared to be planning gas attacks'

Britain's elite troops operating in Iraq are carrying gas protection suits because Islamic State fighters are feared to have taken control of Syrian chemical weapons.Special Forces units have carried out reconnaissance in the region to provide up-to-date ... [Published Mail Online UK - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 3 reports

Obama, Putin & Rouhani Can Do a Deal On Destroying ISIL

President Obama’s sudden about face in deciding to attack ISIL in Syria on 21 September - without express approval of Syria or a resolution of the United Nations Security Council - has provoked a strong response from Russia and Iran - President Assad’s ... [Published Israel National News - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

British forces in Iraq fear chemical weapons attack by ISIS extremists

London, Sep 30 (ANI): A report has revealed that British forces in Iraq have been ordered to carry nuclear and biological warfare protection and respirators amid fears that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) may launch horror gas attacks on the ... [Published Yahoo! India - Sep 30 2014]

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"We applaud Valero for looking into this voluntarily," said Scott Banbury, Sierra Club. "Set up air monitors that will effectively tell us whether children, people in that neighborhood are being exposed to elevated levels of hydrogen cyanide, which used to be used as a chemical weapon."
...30, a UN spokesman said Wednesday. "From this point on, the OPCW will continue to deal with the destruction of chemical weapon production facilities and clarification of certain aspects of Syria's initial declaration" Stephane Dujarric told a briefing at the UN headquarters
"The Secretary General would also like to express his appreciation to the large number of Member States and organizations that had mobilized and contributed significant financial and in-kind contributions to support the work of the Joint Mission" . (end)
...in 2008 (and) 2009 with al-Shabab and it wasn't until a couple of weeks ago that Al Franken sent a letter to the Attorney General," McFadden said. "A letter! I mean after this has been going for multiple years. That's a day late and a dollar short, as my dad used to say."

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Syrian Arab Republic: OPCW-UN Joint Mission Dra... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 3 hours ago]
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