Some 20,000 people were being evacuated on Thursday after explosions at a massive arms depot in eastern Ukraine, in what is being treated as an act of sabotage.
Russia and China vetoes ensure proposed UN sanctions against the Syrian government for using chemical weapons fail to pass.
The import and export of major weapons is at its highest global level since the end of the Cold War, a new report has claimed.
Police in Poland have seized a massive weapons haul after a two-year investigation. 340 firearms were recovered after the two-year investigation, along with tens of thousands of rounds of ammunition.
Three Italians have been arrested on suspicion of running an arms trafficking ring.
Belgian authorities issue a warning to police officers in the country about the possible arrival of a handgun designed to look like a smart phone
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.
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…
Russia has called for an urgent OPCW mission to Aleppo, accusing jihadist rebels of using chemical weapons in the Syrian city.
Investigators have said Syrian government forces were behind a third chemical weapons attack last year.
Crystal Mees lost her son Bryson in an accidental shooting incident.
Donald Trump has, once again, sparked controversy on the campaign trail.
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.
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…
It has long been suspected and now an official investigation reportedly concludes that government troops were behind two toxic gas attacks in Syria.
Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump has denied accusations that he incited gun owners’ to kill his Democratic rival for the White House, Hillary…
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.
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.
Thousands of demonstrators gathered in several cities across the United States, angry about what they say is racial bias by police.
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.
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…
North Korea test-fired what appeared to be a second mid-range missile on Wednesday.
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.
The first funerals have taken place for victims of the Orlando massacre in the nearby city of Kissimmee.
US President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden are set to visit Orlando on Thursday, in the wake of the worst mass shooting in modern US history.