UN Security Council schedules meeting on Syria

 New York (AP) – The U.N. Security Council has scheduled another emergency meeting Friday at Russia’s request on the threat to international peace from possible air strikes on Syria by the U.S. and its allies. Russia had requested a briefing by U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. But there was no briefing on the U.N. chief’s schedule for […]

US strike on Syria is widely hailed, but angers Russia

ZEINA KARAM, Associated Press SARAH EL DEEB, Associated Press BEIRUT (AP) — World leaders rallied around the United States after it launched a missile strike early Friday on a Syrian air base in response to this week’s chemical attack, while Russia condemned the move as “aggression” and suspended crucial coordination with Washington in Syria’s congested […]