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Uganda: Man nabbed in fake $120m arms deal

Uganda's police said on Tuesday they had nabbed a con man suspected of swindling a Polish weapons manufacturer into signing a bogus $120m arms deal.

Uganda's police said on Tuesday they had nabbed a con man suspected of swindling a Polish weapons manufacturer into signing a bogus $120m arms deal.

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Lithuania defends itself over M14 rifles sale

Lithuania has blamed “miscommunication” for the illegal sale of valuable M14 rifles donated by the US to its army in 1999.

Lithuania has blamed “miscommunication” for the illegal sale of valuable M14 rifles donated by the US to its army in 1999.

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Kenya burns illegal firearms

Kenya destroyed some 5,250 illegal firearms by fire on Tuesday as part of efforts to fight crimes like cattle rustling, carjackings and to eliminate threats from…

Kenya destroyed some 5,250 illegal firearms by fire on Tuesday as part of efforts to fight crimes like cattle rustling, carjackings and to eliminate threats from…

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Dozens ill after alleged Syrian government chlorine attack on Aleppo

An alleged chlorine gas attack on the Syrian city of Aleppo is said to have led to dozens of people including children being treated in hospital for suffocation.

An alleged chlorine gas attack on the Syrian city of Aleppo is said to have led to dozens of people including children being treated in hospital for suffocation.

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Gas allegedly used by Syrian government forces in latest Aleppo bombing

Medical sources in the besieged Syrian city of Aleppo say that President Assad’s forces may have again used chlorine bombs in a gas attack on a rebel-held residential…

Medical sources in the besieged Syrian city of Aleppo say that President Assad’s forces may have again used chlorine bombs in a gas attack on a rebel-held residential…

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US election: Trump denies urging supporters to kill Clinton

Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump has denied accusations that he incited gun owners’ to kill his Democratic rival for the White House, Hillary…

Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump has denied accusations that he incited gun owners’ to kill his Democratic rival for the White House, Hillary…

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North Korea fires another missile towards Japan

North Korea has test fired another ballistic missile which landed in Japan's Exclusive Economic Zone. Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe condemned the launches.

North Korea has test fired another ballistic missile which landed in Japan's Exclusive Economic Zone. Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe condemned the launches.

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Texas passes 'campus carry' law allowing weapons at universities

The US state of Texas has passed a law allowing people to carry concealed handguns onto campuses. It came into force on the 50th anniversary of a mass shooting at the University of Texas.

The US state of Texas has passed a law allowing people to carry concealed handguns onto campuses. It came into force on the 50th anniversary of a mass shooting at the University of Texas.

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Thousands march to say "Black Lives Matter"

Thousands of demonstrators gathered in several cities across the United States, angry about what they say is racial bias by police.

Thousands of demonstrators gathered in several cities across the United States, angry about what they say is racial bias by police.

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Turkish-German man jailed in connection with plans for a bomb attack

German police said that they thwarted an attack by the 36-year-old, known only as Halil D, in April last year. He has been jailed for weapons offences.

German police said that they thwarted an attack by the 36-year-old, known only as Halil D, in April last year. He has been jailed for weapons offences.

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US Democrats stage Congress "sit-in" to demand tighter gun controls

US Democrats have staged a “sit-in” on the lower house of Congress (House of Representatives) to demand that the chamber remain in session until Republicans agree to a vote on gun control…

US Democrats have staged a “sit-in” on the lower house of Congress (House of Representatives) to demand that the chamber remain in session until Republicans agree to a vote on gun control…

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US Senate rejects new gun control measures

Four new gun control measures tabled in the wake of last week’s mass shooting in Orlando have failed to pass in the US Senate.

Four new gun control measures tabled in the wake of last week’s mass shooting in Orlando have failed to pass in the US Senate.

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Peace activists disrupt Paris arms show

Dozens of peace activists disrupted the opening of an arms exhibition in Paris on Monday, June 13.

Dozens of peace activists disrupted the opening of an arms exhibition in Paris on Monday, June 13.

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Yemen, the forgotten war - Special Report

It is an all-but-forgotten war in which one of the world's poorest countries is being subjected to a three-way struggle with combatants using the most modern weaponry, including some banned munitions

It is an all-but-forgotten war in which one of the world's poorest countries is being subjected to a three-way struggle with combatants using the most modern weaponry, including some banned munitions

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Obama lifts five- decades-long arms embargo on Vietnam

President Barack Obama has announced that the United States is to lift its arms embargo on Vietnam, which has been in place for 50 years.

President Barack Obama has announced that the United States is to lift its arms embargo on Vietnam, which has been in place for 50 years.

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Obama lifts lethal arms embargo on Vietnam

President Barack Obama has lifted a decades-old embargo on sales of lethal weapons to Vietnam during his first visit to the communist country, in an attempt to quell the “lingering vestige of the Cold

President Barack Obama has lifted a decades-old embargo on sales of lethal weapons to Vietnam during his first visit to the communist country, in an attempt to quell the “lingering vestige of the Cold

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Clinton slams Trump on guns

Hillary Clinton has slammed her Republican rival Donald Trump on guns, saying she will not pander to the gun lobby.

Hillary Clinton has slammed her Republican rival Donald Trump on guns, saying she will not pander to the gun lobby.

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North Korea 'fires ballistic missile from submarine'

North Korea looks to have fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile on Saturday off its east coast. The reports come from South Korea’s military

North Korea looks to have fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile on Saturday off its east coast. The reports come from South Korea’s military

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Global defence spending rises for first time since 2011

For the first time in four years there has been a rise in global defence spending according to the latest report by the Stockholm International

For the first time in four years there has been a rise in global defence spending according to the latest report by the Stockholm International

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$2 to deploy, $1,000 to remove: Ukraine's landmine tragedy

The Ukrainian military has revealed to euronews it is deploying devices targeting individuals as well as vehicles in the east of the country.

The Ukrainian military has revealed to euronews it is deploying devices targeting individuals as well as vehicles in the east of the country.