Guns, guns, guns
In the US, a pair of gunrunners smuggled firearms into New York City by hiding them in luggage they carried on discount buses that offered cheap fares and lesser odds of getting caught, authorities said on Monday.
In Mexico, tired of drug cartel-related violence that has decimated their communities for years, women in a southern town have chosen to take matters and weapons into their own hands to protect their families.
In Japan, the national Self-Defence Forces (JSDF) conducted annual exercises at the foot of Mount Fuji in Shizuoka Prefecture on Tuesday to demonstrate their military readiness.
In Taiwan, discover a cutting edge armoured battle vehicle and a gun which uses an iPhone for night vision, two of the latest pieces of military technology that have gone on show at an exhibition in Taipei.