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French PM: Assad could strike again if no one acts

France's Prime Minister Jean Marc Ayrault delivers a speech at the National Assembly in Paris, Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013. Ayrault addressed parliament during a debate to rally support for a military strike again Syria. The U.S. and France accuse Assad's Syrian government of using chemical weapons in an Aug. 21 attack on rebel-held suburbs of Damascus that killed hundreds. AP

France’s prime minister made a passionate appeal Wednesday for intervention in Syria, placing the blame for a chemical attack on Syrian President Bashar Assad and warning that inaction could let him carry out more atrocities.

Posted: September 5th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

10 Japanese unaccounted for in Algeria crisis—employer

Roadblocks prevent the access of the Tigentourine gas plant where hostages have been kidnapped by islamic militants, Friday, Jan. 18, 201. AP/Anis Belghoul

A Japanese engineering firm said Sunday that 10 Japanese and seven foreign workers remained unaccounted for at an Algerian gas plant that was seized by Islamist militants.

Posted: January 20th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

UN imposes sanctions on 3 North Korean companies


The U.N. Security Council ordered all countries Wednesday to freeze the assets of three North Korean state-owned companies to punish Pyongyang for its failed rocket launch last month.

Posted: May 3rd, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »