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Assad warns of 'retaliation'

In an interview President Assad has suggested there would be retaliation by those aligned with him for any attack on Syria. US Secretary of State John Kerry will arrive in the UK later today ahead of talks with Foreign Secretary William Hague.

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Report: Assad says he was not behind chemical attack

Syrian president Bashar Al-Assad has denied he was behind the chemical weapons attack in Damascus, according to CBS News.

He told the CBS Face the Nation programme: "There has been no evidence that I used chemical weapons against my own people."

In an interview in Damascus, Assad said there was no conclusive evidence of a chemical attack.

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