Experts think, though no one knows for sure, that the country may have up to 1,100 tons of these types of chemical weapons:
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French troops begin disarming fighters after a swell in sectarian violence that has claimed hundreds of lives.
Hundreds of thousands fill streets of Kiev, turning their attention to recasting their country’s frayed and corrupt political system.
Scores of world leaders and tens of thousands of South Africans honor their former leader’s extraordinary life.
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China pollution, Kiev protesters destroy Lenin statue, winter weather, Kim Jong Un’s uncle purged and more.
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“Star Wars” stormtroopers march on the Capitol, a rocket lift-off and more.
Syrian refugees, Nelson Mandela remembered, severe weather lashes Europe and more.
People gathered outside his house in Johannesburg to express their sadness after his death at age 95.
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The moral stature of Mandela, who led South Africa out of apartheid, was recognized around the world.
What U.S. forces are leaving behind in Afghanistan after more than a decade of war.
The middle class is becoming a majority in Mexico, where dramatic demographic changes are taking place.
In a society rooted in egalitarianism, the families of top Communist Party officials wield increasing clout.