Salisbury attack chemical can be produced by any state, even the US, OPCW chief tells prank callers

Preview A nerve agent used in the attack on former double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter can be produced by any country, including the US, Ahmet Uzumcu, OPCW head, told Russian pranksters, who called him posing as the Polish PM.
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‘I’ve seen the censorship’: Syrian blogger tells RT how she was labeled a ‘Russian bot’ (VIDEO)

Preview Maram Susli, also known as Partisangirl, is a Syrian living in Perth, Australia. If you ask the British government, though, she’s a ‘Russian bot.’ London bases these claims on dodgy numbers from shady sources, Susli tells RT.
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Saudi Arabia orders drone enthusiasts to obtain fly permits after major shooting incident at palace

Preview While new regulations are being finalized, Saudi Arabia has reminded drone owners, one day after a drone intrusion triggered heavy gunfire in the capital, that flying unmanned aerial vehicles without a special permit is illegal.
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‘Whole story was staged’: German reporter on live TV says Douma incident was false flag attack

Preview The alleged chemical attack in the Syrian city of Douma was staged by local militants, who tried to frame it as a Syrian Army strike, a German TV correspondent, who travelled to Damascus, has said publicly, citing local witnesses.
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Hungarian protesters rally for ‘press freedom & Orban regime change’ (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Preview Thousands of protesters attended a massive rally in Budapest, to defend “free press” and to oppose Viktor Orban’s “regime,” which, after its recent landslide election victory, aims to pass a so-called ‘Stop Soros’ anti-NGO bill.
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‘Mature, trust-based partnership’: Moscow & Vienna keep ties level-headed as Austria FM set to visit

Preview A phone conversation between Russia’s Vladimir Putin and Austria’s Sebastian Kurz this week highlighted Vienna’s neutral, constructive approach towards Russia. The call came on the eve of FM Karin Kneissl’s first visit to Moscow.
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‘Mature, trust-based partnership’: Moscow & Vienna keep ties level-headed as Austria FM set to visit

Preview A phone conversation between Russia’s Vladimir Putin and Austria’s Sebastian Kurz this week highlighted Vienna’s neutral, constructive approach towards Russia. The call came on the eve of FM Karin Kneissl’s first visit to Moscow.
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Paris to revoke Assad’s Legion of Honor, after bombing ‘tyrant’ holding France’s highest decoration

Preview Following its missile strike on Syria, Paris suddenly realized that Bashar Assad is still holding the country’s most prestigious Legion of Honor decoration, received in 2001 from Jacques Chirac, local media has revealed.
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Moscow slams western media ‘disinformation campaign’ about OPCW experts being denied entry to Douma

Preview Western media are waging an “unscrupulous disinformation campaign” by claiming Moscow and Damascus are “blocking” OPCW inspectors from accessing the site of an alleged chemical attack in Douma, the Russian Foreign Ministry said.
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Israeli defense minister claims right of ‘total freedom of action’ in Syrian airspace

Preview Israel will not accept any limitations to its operations in Syrian airspace against ‘Iranian threat’, the defense minister said, expressing hope that “communication” lines with Moscow will help avoid any “friction” in the air.
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Actions similar to coalition strikes in Syria will lead to chaos in international relations – Putin

Preview The strikes launched by the US and its allies against Syria have seriously damaged the Syrian peace process, Russian President Vladimir Putin said. If such actions continue, it would have grave consequences for the world, he said.
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US-led coalition ‘manufactured consent’ with ‘fabricated’ gas attack – George Galloway on Syria

Preview George Galloway says that both the alleged gas attack in Syria and subsequent US-led missile strikes this week were a “deliberate fabrication” meant to distract from a number of domestic scandals in the coalition member-states.
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