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NATO to send missiles to Turkey

NATO has given the go-ahead to deploy Patriot missiles to Turkey's border with Syria, an official has told news agency Reuters.

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Obama warns Syria of 'consequences' over chemical weapons

US President barack Obama has warned Syria's President Assad not to use chemical weapons or 'there will be consequences'.

US President Barack Obama has warned Syria over the use of chemical weapons. Credit: Press Assocation

"The world is watching," Obama said in remarks to a gathering of nuclear proliferation experts.

"The use of chemical weapons is and would be totally unacceptable and if you make the tragic mistake of using these weapons there will be consequences and you will be held accountable," Obama said.

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