Un Security Council On Syria [world Service]

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20180413

It's been nearly seven days since an alleged chemical weapons attack in Douma, Syria

BBC OS gives a vibrant account of the day\u2019s events with explanation and reaction from those involved.

With almost one week of headlines on the alleged chemical weapons attack in the town of Douma, Syria, what will the outcome be of the UN Security Council emergency meeting? We'll speak to correspondents around the world. Also, today the Portuguese parliament has approved a law that will allow people to legally change their gender at the age of 16 without the need to submit a medical report. We'll go to that story. And how many women are in the gaming industry?

(Photo: Buses carrying Jaish al-Islam fighters and their families from their former rebel bastion of Douma. Credit: Getty Images)

20180413

It's been nearly seven days since an alleged chemical weapons attack in Douma, Syria

BBC OS gives a vibrant account of the day\u2019s events with explanation and reaction from those involved.

With almost one week of headlines on the alleged chemical weapons attack in the town of Douma, Syria, what will the outcome be of the UN Security Council emergency meeting? We'll speak to correspondents around the world. Also, today the Portuguese parliament has approved a law that will allow people to legally change their gender at the age of 16 without the need to submit a medical report. We'll go to that story. And how many women are in the gaming industry?

(Photo: Buses carrying Jaish al-Islam fighters and their families from their former rebel bastion of Douma. Credit: Getty Images)