The Syrian Foreign Ministry denied the accusations, saying the rebels' claims were "premeditated pretexts," according to the country's state-run news agency SANA.
The Toronto Maple Leafs hockey team held a moment of silence before a game against the Boston Bruins on Monday night.
The Telegraph reports that Amazon.com is testing a new service in which U.K. customers will be able to pick up books, clothes and other items at local retail shops. The service, rolled out in conjunction with the courier company Collect+, is currently being tested at about 5,000 corner shops.
The Shenzhen Component Index closed 1.79 percent higher at 10,898.17 points.
The Trump administration's proposal to levy tariffs on another 0 billion in Chinese imports is a "reckless strategy" that will escalate a trade war, the last thing American workers and families need, according to some US industry groups and lawmakers.
The State Administration of Foreign Exchange announced the removal of the ceiling, or the maximum investment amount, for foreign institutions investing in the onshore markets under two major schemes－the Qualified Foreign Institutional Investor scheme and the RMB Qualified Foreign Institutional Investor scheme.
The Shanghai marine search and rescue center dispatched 13 vessels on Tuesday to tackle follow-up issues, maintain order at the site, evacuate nearby merchant and fishing ships, and issue navigational warnings in both Chinese and English.
The Supreme People's Court has agreed to review the rape conviction of a man who was sentenced to life in prison more than a decade ago.
The Shanghai-Hong Kong and Shenzhen-Hong Kong stock connect programs should be improved, and the Shanghai-London stock connect program should be launched as early as possible, he said.
The State Council said after its executive meeting on April 14 that the country plans to renovate 39,000 aging urban residential communities this year-double last year's target-to benefit 7 million households.