Home > News > World
Tuesday May 27, 2014 MYT 6:00:03 PM
Tuesday May 27, 2014 MYT 6:01:10 PM
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Eleven members of a chemical weapons fact-finding team were abducted as they tried to visit a town where alleged chlorine gas attacks have recently been reported, Syria's Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday.
"Two cars were seized by terrorist groups carrying 11 people - five of them Syrian drivers and six from the fact-finding mission," the ministry said in a statement carried by the official SANA news agency.
(Reporting by Dominic Evans)
EU wants U.S. embargo of Cuba to end but accepts will take time
U.N. members want North Korea in international court for rights abuses
Tsipras vows to break Greece's 'bad spell'
Obama has power to further weaken Cuba sanctions
Ladies, time to stand up and fight for your man
Looking out for your ears
Remembering Tsunami 2004: The future’s not safe
Moscow hotel goes halal in bid to woo Muslim visitors
Singapore govt’s Uber rival slammed as ‘stunningly pointless’
Copyright © 1995-2014 Star Publications (M) Bhd (Co No 10894-D)