Before France could announce its revocation of Syrian president Assad's Legion of Honor award, given to him by former French president Jacques Chirac in 2001, the Syrian leader returned his award himself.
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Western military analysts often call Russia’s stealth Kilo-class attack submarines "Black Holes" because they move around extremely quietly. A pair of “Black Holes” reportedly followed a British Astute-class submarine off the Syrian coast this week ahead of Saturday’s airstrikes against Syria, Vesti News reported, with some interesting results.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has received a donation of R858 million from the United Kingdom, while the country is increasingly struggling to attract foreign investment in a climate of investment insecurity and faltering economic growth after the ANC leader promised white land grabs.
DoumaThe fact finding mission of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) has not yet visited Douma and the delay is being questioned.
The Integration Council of the German city of Bielefeld has accused the Bielefeld police of stirring up hostility against foreigners in their search requests and reports, because the officials often describe them as "southern-looking" perpetrators.
NaplesA nuclear submarine that took part in a series of missile strikes conducted by US, French and UK warships and warplanes against Syria in contravention of the UN Charter, is not welcome near the waters of one of Italy's largest seaports, according to the popular mayor of Naples.
WashingtonThe neocons in both the Republican and Democratic parties, disappointed by the limited nature of President Trump’s recent airstrikes on three Syrian "chemical facilities", are calling for a permanent occupation under the friendly-sounding phrase “comprehensive strategy”.
MoscowThe Russian cargo airline Volga-Dnepr will no longer provide NATO with AN-124 cargo planes, bringing an end to the near-decade-long Ruslan collaboration.
Aix-en-ProvenceA car driven by a Muslim in a French town tried to plunge into a group of motorcyclists over the weekend. This time it ended badly not for his intended victims, but for the driver himself.