Julian Assange sues Ecuador for 'violating his rights and freedoms'
Amritsar train accident: Man who played Ravana dies saving others
Taiwan train crash kills 18 in deadliest rail tragedy in decades
Hamas leader meets Egyptian security delegation in Gaza
EU's Moscovici to give Italy letter of concerns over budget
Britain Considers Military Action Against Syria
15 April 2018, 09:59 | Devin Moran
Syria: 'Chemical attack' and international threats – Here's recap of events since April 7
Russian Federation has threatened to respond firmly to any military action against the Syrian Government.
Meanwhile, US defence secretary James Mattis has said the country's military stands ready to provide President Trump with options for striking Syria.
French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday said France has proof that the Syrian government launched chlorine gas attacks and that France would not tolerate "regimes that think everything is permitted".
The Pentagon refused to comment further on potential future military operations in response to Trump's tweet. "Could be very soon or not so soon at all!"
The government said it is "highly likely" that Assad is responsible for the Douma attack, with ministers agreeing "it was vital that the use of chemical weapons did not go unchallenged".
In the call, the two leaders had agreed that the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad "had established a pattern of unsafe behaviour in relation to the use of chemical weapons", Downing Street said.
"If there is a strike by the Americans, then. the missiles will be downed and even the sources from which the missiles were fired", Zasypkin told Hezbollah's al-Manar TV.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad today warned that threats of Western military action in response to an alleged chemical attack would only lead to further chaos in the region. The message notably did not rule out plans to attack Syria in retaliation for the weekend's suspected chemical attack on civilians at the hands of the Assad regime.
Trump puts off Syria strike decision, will talk to allies
Syrian opposition activists and medics say a suspected gas attack last week in Douma killed more than 40 people.
"In particular, there were signs of severe irritation of mucous membranes, respiratory failure and disruption to central nervous systems of those exposed", the United Nations health agency said.
The British Prime Minister Theresa May has called emergency meeting of her cabinet amid reports she is ready to give the green light for the United Kingdom to join any military action.
Downing Street said the Prime Minister spoke to the USA and French presidents on Tuesday, and said they had agreed to "continue working closely together" to ensure those responsible were "held to account". He continued by saying that global law has been systematically violated in Syria and that he feels angry at reports of chemical weapons use in the country.
A joint military operation, possibly with France rather than the U.S.in the lead, could send a message of global unity about enforcing the prohibitions on chemical weapons and counter Syria's political and military support from Russian Federation and Iran.
United States stock index futures fell sharply on Wednesday amid rising tension between Russian Federation and America.
And as recently as March 29, Trump mulled ending US military action in Syria now that the Islamic State's presence and power there is decimated.
Husband in shock: Freak wave sweeps wife off cruise ship
The Australian Maritime Safety Authority and New Caledonian authorities issued a call for nearby vessels to assist in the search. Queensland police said they would meet the Pacific Dawn when it docked in Brisbane on Sunday, to investigate the incident.
Apple Has 12 Employees Arrested: Leaked Memo
In a leaked internal memo , the company had reportedly told employees it "caught 29 leakers" previous year and 12 were arrested. Last year, another employee was sacked for leaking details about the iPhone X , iPad Pro, and AirPods to 9to5Mac.
Clermont Are Leading The Chase To Sign Paddy Jackson
After Ulster's stay of execution win over Ospreys, the Ravenhill mood should have been jubilant at the whistle, but it wasn't. Olding said: "I said outside court that the Stuart Olding that you read about in the trial is not the real Stuart Olding".