- Watchdog looks to counter new chemical weapons threats Updated: May-01-16 5:57 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands - With about 92 percent of the world's declared chemical weapons stockpiles destroyed, the watchdog agency overseeing the elimination of poison gas and nerve agents is looking now to counter emerging threats from extremist groups while still dealing with unfinished business in Syria.
- 2 men charged after chemical weapon explodes in central Ohio Updated: Apr-16-16 3:14 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Two Ohio men who authorities say are members of anti-government group have been indicted after a chemical bomb detonated in one of the men's hands.
- Russia urges closing Turkey-Syria border to bar extremists Updated: Apr-14-16 11:21 pm
UNITED NATIONS - Russia called Thursday for the closing of the Turkey-Syrian border to prevent the Islamic State and the Al-Nusra Front extremist groups from receiving foreign fighters and weapons into Syria - and from exporting oil, artifacts and other goods.
- New UN proposal aims at extremists use of chemical weapons Updated: Apr-13-16 6:56 pm
UNITED NATIONS - Russia and China introduced a draft U.N. resolution Wednesday aimed at preventing extremist groups like the Islamic State and the al-Qaida-linked Nusra Front from developing or using chemical weapons in Syria.