French police clash with eco-activists in woods near Nantes

French police are trying to evict environmental activists from a wooded site in western France where a new airport was to have been built. Police used tear gas at the Notre-Dames-des-Landes site against hundreds of activists, who built makeshift barricades and set some ablaze. In January the government scrapped the controversial project to build a
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The Syrian government and its ally Russia have blamed Israel for a deadly attack on a Syrian military airport. Monday’s attack hit the Tiyas airbase, known as T4, near the city of Homs. Observers say 14 people were killed. Israel, which has previously hit Syrian targets, has not commented. Syria initially blamed the US for
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