Experts think, though no one knows for sure, that the country may have up to 1,100 tons of these types of chemical weapons:
Two years after the anti-government protests began, the crisis still rages. Revisit scenes from the uprising.
PHOTOS | Russia’s president is accustomed to having his public displays of manly stunts photographed.
Prayers and celebrations for MandelaSunday was a day of prayers and celebration for recently deceased South African President Nelson Mandela. From, Qunu, the town where Mandela grew up, to countries largest cities, he was remembered for his contributions.
Photos from Around the World
Some of the memorable moments, pithily delivered, during the year, from the World Almanac and other sources.
Hundreds of thousands fill streets of Kiev, turning their attention to recasting their country’s frayed and corrupt political system.
China pollution, Kiev protesters destroy Lenin statue, winter weather, Kim Jong Un’s uncle purged and more.
At 23, the tribal heir began his journey to revolutionary icon in Alexandra.
“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.
Newspapers around the world on the news of Mandela’s death.
The moral stature of Mandela, who led South Africa out of apartheid, was recognized around the world.
French troops begin disarming fighters after a swell in sectarian violence that has claimed hundreds of lives.
A storm packing hurricane-force winds assaults England, Wales and other parts of northern Europe.
White House holiday celebration, stranded pilot whales, Thailand celebrates king’s birthday and more.
An assault that included a car bomb killed at least 52 people and wounded scores more, government officials say.
Eight cases and 21 defendants are in front of the International Criminal Court in the Hague, and every one is African.
U.S. winter storms, Transantarctic Mountains, African butterfly-wing art and more.
Quakes, sinkings, collapses — they made it.
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.