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Chemical Weapon Watchdog Group Awarded Nobel Peace Prize
2013-10-12 07:45:52

The Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, the group overseeing the dismantling of Syria’s chemical weapon arsenal.

2011-12-10 02:16:36

Terrorist attacks with chemical weapons are a real possibility, according to a study that appears in the online open access journal, published by SAGE.

2010-11-15 12:00:00

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army Chemical Materials Agency (CMA) announces the disposal of the last mustard agent-filled ton container in the chemical weapons stockpile of the Pine Bluff Arsenal, Ark.

2010-08-15 13:57:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Jewish Committee urged Prime Minister Erdogan to investigate claims that Turkey recently used chemical weapons against Kurdish separatists.

2009-10-22 12:40:24

It has passed as fact among historians, journalists and politicians, and has been recounted everywhere from tourist guidebooks to the floor of the U.S. Congress: British forces used chemical weapons on Iraqis just after World War I.

2008-09-14 09:00:28

Over 4 t of chemicals have been destroyed so far at a chemical weapons disposal plant in the village of Maradykovo, Kirov Region, and another 20,000 pieces of ammunition are expected to arrive for disposal soon, Russian Zvezda TV reported on 10 September, adding that nearly 20 per cent of Russia's chemical weapons are kept in Kirov Region.

2008-08-27 09:01:14

China urges Japan to remove chemical weapons abandoned during WWII BEIJING, Aug. 26 (Xinhua) -- China on Tuesday urged Japan to accelerate the process of removing chemical weapons it abandoned in China during the Second World War.

2008-07-02 12:00:59

By Ashlee Clark, The Lexington Herald-Leader, Ky. Jul.

2008-04-02 03:00:42

By Fitzgerald, Gerard J The first large-scale use of a traditional weapon of mass destruction (chemical, biological, or nuclear) involved the successful deployment of chemical weapons during World War I (1914- 1918).

2006-08-31 07:57:34

By Adam Tanner DESERET CHEMICAL DEPOT, Utah (Reuters) - As Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan laid waste to Europe and Asia in World War II, the United States ramped up production of mustard gas to respond to any chemical attack.


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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.