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Obama: World credibility on line

Barack Obama has warned the credibility of the US and the international community is on the line over their response to Syria's alleged gas attack. The Senate foreign relations panel has backed Obama's plans but it still needs Congressional approval

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Report: Russians trying to lobby US lawmakers on Syria

The Russian government is trying to directly lobby American lawmakers to prevent a possible intervention in Syria, according to CNN.

The report cites Russian embassy officials in Washington as saying that they are trying to organising a meeting between Russian diplomats or politicians and US Senators and House leaders from both parties.

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