Germany's government is in a deadlock over extending a ban on arms exports to Saudi Arabia that is set to expire this week.
Three European countries are listed in the world's top five biggest exporters of major arms -- but which countries are they?
The US-based team of scientists — including a board of 15 Nobel Laureates — say they have kept their annually-updated metaphoric clock at two minutes from potential Armageddon because of two threats: nuclear weapons and climate change
Russia has become the world's second biggest arms producer, relegating the UK to third place − but the US continues to dwarf even its closest competitors.
US National Security Adviser John Bolton addressed reporters following a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin amid talks that the US could pull out of a Cold War-era arms-control treaty.
Spain sold 400 bombs to Saudi Arabia arguing that the "high-precision lasers will not make mistakes and kill Yemenis"
Military chiefs in Spain claim they are stopping the controversial sale of laser-precision bombs to Saudi Arabia.
Arms imports by Middle East countries mired in violent conflict have doubled in 10 years — and the US and Europe remain the major suppliers, according to latest research.
But campaigners are outraged that Britain is selling arms to Saudi Arabia while it is waging a brutal war in Yemen.
US companies supply more than half of the world's weapons.
Nuclear campaigners urged to reject prize money.
A monument has been unveiled in Moscow to honour Mikhail Kalashnikov, the man behind the AK-47.
The controversial statue, which cost around half a
Turkey after sparked concern among its NATO allies after striking an arms deal with Russia.
It has been a good day in the office in the desert kingdom for Donald Trump.
149 people have been arrested as part of a new Interpol-led operation targeting the illicit trafficking of weapons from countries in eastern Europe and the Balkans.
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.
Since Russia’s annexation of Crimea in early 2014, its political and military relations with the West have deteriorated sharply. To head off the risk of an arms race or military confrontation, both sides must urgently agree to reciprocal measures to limit military capabilities
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 state of Texas is to allow people to carry concealed handguns onto campuses, including classrooms.
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…
Dozens of peace campaigners have disrupted the first day of Eurosatory, a major global arms fair in Paris.
Eagles of Death Metal front man Jesse Hughes has been slammed for claiming the ISIL attack on a Paris theatre last November was part of a Muslim…
Fresh controversy is surrounding the UK over its selling of arms to Saudi Arabia and their role in the war in Yemen. A Saudi-led coalition has been
A Swedish report on global arms sales ranks defence firms from the United States and Western Europe as dominating the industry. Data published by
The head of NATO has said the organisation will not be forced into a new arms race with Russia. But Jens Stoltenberg said what he called Moscow’s