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Chemical sniffer system could replace bomb squad dogs

By Reuters
29 December 2017   |   2:00 pm
A prototype chemical "sniffer system" that detects criminal substances such as illegal drugs or explosives, and the chemical precursors used to make them, has been developed by researchers at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU).


9 Apr 2018
Pope Francis condemned an alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria as an unjustifiable use of "instruments of extermination"
10 Apr 2018
Syrians in Atarib and Idlib protested against a suspected poison gas attack in the rebel-held town of Douma, according to videos uploaded to a social media website on Monday (April 9).
14 Apr 2018
First came the horrific images reportedly out of the besieged Syrian rebel enclave of Eastern Ghouta and claims of at least 40 dead. Then came Donald Trump's tweet warning Russia that he would fire missiles at Syria.
15 Apr 2018
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has echoed warnings to Syria on its alleged use of chemical weapons, also saying he thought a re-negotiated NAFTA deal was only weeks away, at the end of the AMERS summit in Lima, Peru.
21 Apr 2018
First we look at Syria and the outcome of the strikes on alleged chemical weapons labs. With the OPCW unable to access the sites some accuse Russia and Syria of covering up the evidence of their chemical weapons use. Will the Syrian battleground remain a proxy war for the larger powers at play? We also look at the new Cuban President and his relation to the old regime and Macron's efforts to reform both at home and in Europe.
22 Apr 2018
A team of inspectors from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) visited a site in Douma, Syria on Saturday to collect samples as it tries to determine whether such weapons were used there on April 7, the agency said.
2 Jul 2018
Mohamad Al Hajj, an equities strategist at the research arm of EFG-Hermes in Dubai, talks about Saudi Arabia's economy, which grew 1.15% in the first quarter from an year earlier, and the nation's stocks.
22 Jul 2018
Chemical fertilizer killing Nigerian soil - Lawmaker.
2 Dec 2018
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3 Feb 2019
Ivory Coast is the largest agricultural producer in West Africa - and most farmers use chemical fertilizers. But an eco-friendly business based in the capital Abidjan has found success producing organic alternatives.
9 Mar 2019
The OPCW fact-finding mission said there were reasonable grounds that toxic chemicals had been used in the Syrian town of Douma, near Damascus in April 2018. The investigation did not assign blame.
10 Apr 2019
Buhari invites Dubai's investment conglomerate to partake in Nigeria's petrol chemical sector