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Macron warns over Syrian chemical weapons in frank meeting with Putin

Emmanuel Macron, the new French president, has warned that France would respond immediately to any use of chemical weapons in Syria, while urging a closer partnership with Russia in fighting Islamic State (Isis) in the country. “A very clear red line exists on our side – that is the use of chemical weapons by whomever,” Macron said at… Read More »

Venezuela accuses faeces-throwing protesters of using ‘chemical weapons’

Anti-government protesters throwing human waste at riot police in Venezuela have resorted to using “chemical weapons”, a senior official has claimed. Since 1 April, 38 people have been killed in clashes between police and demonstrators protesting against President Nicolas Maduro in the Venezuelan capital, Caracas. In recent days, protesters have added pots filled with excrement to their armoury… Read More »