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  1. How Russia is reacting to the US air strike on Syria

    Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during his and Belarus President, Alexander Lukashenko's news conference following their talks at Konstantin palace in St.Petersburg, Russia, Monday, April 3, 2017.
    AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky, Pool

    The Kremlin has condemned the US cruise missile strike on Syria as an "aggression against a foreign state," saying it broke international law.

    Russia has also halted its deal with the US to avoid ...
  2. Syria governor: Goals of terror groups served by US missile strike

    Shayrat Airfield in Homs, Syria is seen in this DigitalGlobe satellite image released by the U.S. Defense Department on April 6, 2017 after announcing U.S. forces conducted a cruise missile strike against the Syrian Air Force airfield.
    DigitalGlobe/Courtesy U.S. Department of Defense/Handout via REUTERS

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - U.S. missile strikes on Syrian military positions serve the goals of "armed terrorist groups" and Islamic State, ...
  3. European stock market movements after US airstrikes in Syria

    LONDON - Stocks around Europe are dipping on Friday as the world reacts to news overnight that the United States launched a series of airstrikes on a Syrian airfield in the first significant military intervention of the Trump presidency.

    More than 50 Tomahawk missiles were launched from warships stationed in the Mediterranean at Shayrat airfield and nearby military infrastructure controlled by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. The strikes came in response to a chemical attack ...
  4. Michael Fallon says Britain will not be involved in Syria airstrikes

    Secretary of State for Defence Michael Fallon addresses delegates during a speech at the Conservative Party Conference at the ICC, in Birmingham, England, October 4, 2016.
    AP Photo/Rui Vieira

    LONDON - Defence Secretary Michael Fallon says that missile strikes by the United States on a Syrian airfield are not part of a new military campaign in the region, and emphasised that Britain does not intend to take part in any further action.

    "We ...
  5. US launches 50 cruise missiles at Syria over chemical attack

    In this image from video provided by the U.S. Navy, the guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) launches a tomahawk land attack missile in the Mediterranean Sea, Friday, April 7, 2017. Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Ford Williams/U.S. Navy via AP

    The United States launched a salvo of 59 cruise missiles on Shayrat airfield and nearby military infrastructure controlled by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, in response to a chemical attack that killed at least 80 people ...
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