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Assad warns of retaliation as France builds case for Syria attack

02 Sep 2013

PARIS President Bashar al-Assad warned Syria would retaliate if France takes part in foreign strikes on his forces, while Paris said it had intelligence proving Assad had ordered chemical attacks and was determined to punish him.

France says pension reform enough for several years

02 Sep 2013

PARIS The minister in charge of France's pension reform says her proposals are robust enough to tide the system over for several years at least, even if economic growth falls short of expectations.

Assad warns of retaliation as France builds case for Syria attack

02 Sep 2013

PARIS President Bashar al-Assad warned Syria would retaliate if France takes part in foreign strikes on his forces, while Paris said it had intelligence proving Assad had ordered chemical attacks and was determined to punish him.

Assad warns of retaliation as France builds case for Syria attack

02 Sep 2013

PARIS President Bashar al-Assad warned Syria would retaliate if France takes part in foreign strikes on his forces, while Paris said it had intelligence proving Assad had ordered chemical attacks and was determined to punish him.

France says pension reform enough for several years

02 Sep 2013

PARIS The minister in charge of France's pension reform says her proposals are robust enough to tide the system over for several years at least, even if economic growth falls short of expectations.

French ministers rebuff opposition call for Syria vote

02 Sep 2013

PARIS Senior members of France's ruling party rebuffed opposition calls for a parliamentary vote on whether to take military action against Syria, saying on Monday lawmakers should respect the president's constitutional right to decide on attacks.

French ministers rebuff opposition call for Syria vote

02 Sep 2013

PARIS Senior members of France's ruling party rebuffed opposition calls for a parliamentary vote on whether to take military action against Syria, saying on Monday lawmakers should respect the president's constitutional right to decide on attacks.

France unlikely to allow lawmaker vote on Syria: senior Socialist

02 Sep 2013

PARIS France's government should not bow to calls from opposition figures to have lawmakers vote on whether to take military action in Syria, the senior government Socialist who heads parliament's foreign affairs committee said on Monday.

U.S. says world cannot let Assad get away with chemical attack

31 Aug 2013

WASHINGTON/PARIS The United States made clear on Friday that it would punish Syrian President Bashar al-Assad for the "brutal and flagrant" chemical weapons attack that it says killed more than 1,400 people in Damascus last week. | Video

U.S. says world cannot let Assad get away with chemical attack

31 Aug 2013

WASHINGTON/PARIS The United States made clear on Friday that it would punish Syrian President Bashar al-Assad for the "brutal and flagrant" chemical weapons attack that it says killed more than 1,400 people in Damascus last week.

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