Russian challenge to chemical weapons watchdog rejected

The global chemical weapons watchdog's initiative to apportion blame for poison gas and nerve agent attacks survived two institutional challenges from Russia on Tuesday and is set to become operational next year.

US, UK clash with Russia at OPCW over new investigative team

The U.S. and Western powers on Monday clashed with Russia and others over whether the global chemical weapons watchdog could start apportioning blame for poison gas and nerve agent attacks.

Leaders laud fallen soldiers on eve of Armistice centennial

With words of gratitude, simple, solemn silence or a tweet, leaders lauded the courage of millions of soldiers who were killed during World War I's four years of unprecedented slaughter before converging on Paris for ceremonies to mark the centennial of the Armistice.