Topic: Bob Carr
Australia, incoming chair of the UN Security Council, announced Wednesday it endorses possible retaliation against Syria over the use of chemical weapons, whether or not the Security Council agrees.
Partially lifting a gag order on the case, an Israeli court said a dual-nationality citizen had been imprisoned secretly under a false name for 'security reasons,' and found dead in his cell in what was ruled a suicide.
France, Britain, Canada, Germany, Italy, Spain, and Australia are expelling Syrian diplomatic envoys. The response to the Houla civilian massacre is increasing Syria's isolation.