A MAN HAS been charged by the PSNI for the unlawful possession of firearms and on a number of terrorism-related offences. The 54 year-old was arrested on Friday night in Newry, during an operation in which officers say they made a “significant” firearms find, and is due to be brought before Newry Magistrate’s Court tomorrow.
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Transferring more weapons to Syria can only “exacerbate a hellish scenario for civilians” says Oxfam, who say extending the embargo would avoid fuelling an arms race.
# arms - Friday 29 March, 2013
The draft proposals could be put to a vote in the General Assembly as soon as Tuesday, however.
# arms - Thursday 11 October, 2012
Turkey forced a Syrian passenger plane from Moscow to land in Ankara, reportedly suspecting it was carrying weapons. It was allowed leave some hours later.
# arms - Thursday 6 September, 2012
The UK’s South East Counter Terrorism Unit is liaising with the PSNI about the discovery.
# arms - Tuesday 7 August, 2012
Officials say they plan to have six nuclear subs in operation by 2018.
# arms - Sunday 29 July, 2012
Good morning…here’s nine things to know before tucking into your Sunday breakfast.
# arms - Friday 27 July, 2012
Tonight is the deadline for the draft of a new global deal to regulate the arms trade – but progress has been slow.
# arms - Tuesday 15 May, 2012
Burma’s president has confirmed that his country has bought weapons from North Korea over the past 20 years and assured his South Korean counterpart that it will no longer do so.
# arms - Sunday 6 May, 2012
This summer, Ireland will join other UN states to discuss how to improve the “poorly regulated” trade of conventional weapons – and ways to stop military equipment falling into the wrong hands.
# arms - Tuesday 21 February, 2012
The country’s embassy in Athens has given a large stash of Gaddafi-era weaponry up to authorities.
# arms - Saturday 26 November, 2011
Gardaí say the operation was part of an ongoing investigation into a number of robberies and aggravated burglaries in the area.
# arms - Thursday 24 November, 2011
Two guns were discovered in a car searched at a garda checkpoint in Ashford yesterday.
# arms - Tuesday 8 November, 2011
The Commitment to Development Index ranks 22 of the world’s wealthier nations for areas including aid, technology, trade, investment and migration.
# arms - Friday 21 October, 2011
Michael Campbell denies the charges. He faces up to 20 years in prison if convicted.
# arms - Friday 16 September, 2011
Michael Campbell is on trial in Lithuania for his alleged involvement in smuggling weapons for the Real IRA.
# arms - Saturday 9 July, 2011
Michael Campbell was arrested in Lithuania in 2008 and stands accused of attempting to obtain and smuggle arms for the Real IRA.
# arms - Monday 13 June, 2011
Five men arrested in Co Kildare yesterday remain in Garda custody, as investigations continue into an organised crime ring.