John Dowd quit days after Trump directly attacked Mueller's investigation as a "witch hunt," raising questions about whether the president was interfering with the probe.
The warplanes hit near a school in opposition-held Saraqib district of the province, a war monitor and a rescue group say. The dead include 16 children. Meanwhile, an opposition group has agreed to evacuate a town in besieged eastern Ghouta.
Construction on Turkey's first nuclear power plant to begin in 2018, after sources said the $20 billion project is likely to miss its 2023 opening, since Russian builder Rosatom struggled to find local partners.
Assad regime forces continue to target civilians in opposition-held enclave in open defiance of truce.
Despite the flawed electoral process in the Russian election, Vladimir Putin's popularity remains high. Russia has Putin in its future as far as the eye can see but that does not bode well for the country's economy, or for peace in the region.
Libya has become one of the largest black market arms suppliers in the world, and a center for sex trafficking and slavery since the Western intervention in 2011. More importantly, it is a cautionary tale of the West's failed adventurism.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says civilians were killed in Douma, the largest town of the opposition-held enclave near Damascus.
Exit polls say that Vladimir Putin has won the presidential election with more than 70 percent of the vote after around 30 percent of the votes counted.
Britain claims that all evidence leads to the Kremlin, but Russia's ambassador say that they don't stockpile chemical weapons, and suggested that a nerve agent used on a former double spy came from the UK itself.
There are seven other approved candidates, but Putin's access to friendly TV channels has limited their impact. None of them poses a serious challenge.
Unlike the last time Putin faced voters, this time he faces no serious opposition movement, and has strengthened his domestic support through his actions in Ukraine and Syria.
Relations between London and Moscow have crashed to a post-Cold War low after an attack on an ex-Russian spy, the first known offensive use of a nerve agent in Europe since World War Two.
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