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# arms - Monday 14 October, 2019

EU agrees to suspend exporting arms to Turkey amid 'unacceptable' offensive against Kurds

Tánaiste Simon Coveney said the unanimous move is in response to Turkey’s “unacceptable unilateral military action in northeast Syria”.

# arms - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

China offers Philippines weapons to continue its bloody war on drugs

“We’re exploring the possibilities of providing arms,” the Chinese ambassador to Manila said.

# arms - Friday 15 April, 2016

From The Daily Edge People are comparing their kids to bread rolls and it's strangely adorable Bread Roll Arms

People are comparing their kids to bread rolls and it's strangely adorable

We can hardly tell them apart.

# arms - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

# arms - Saturday 6 September, 2014

Warning of retaliation after Somalian rebel leader is killed in US air strike

Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud said the death was “a chance for members of Al-Shebab to embrace peace.”

# arms - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

Russia violated arms treaty by testing cruise missile, says US

Tension is already high between the two countries due to the crisis in Ukraine.

# arms - Thursday 27 March, 2014

Column: 'With a few surviving classmates, I stepped carefully over the dead and dying'

As a 13-year old schoolgirl, Setsuko Thurlow became a survivor of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. Her harrowing testimony is a continuing reminder of the importance of nuclear disarmament, writes Jamie Walsh.

# arms - Thursday 31 October, 2013

Syria has destroyed all of its chemical weapons equipment: watchdog

Syria had been given a deadline of tomorrow to get rid of all of its production and assembly facilities for chemical weapons.

# arms - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

Irishman Michael Campbell released after Real IRA arms conviction overturned

The Lithuanian appeals court cited Britain and Ireland’s refusal to cooperate with prosecutors as a reason for the lack of evidence in linking Campbell with the Real IRA.

# arms - Wednesday 18 September, 2013

Why gun owners claim they need to bring firearms to Starbucks

After the coffee chain’s CEO asked customers to leave guns at home, this was their response…

# arms - Thursday 12 September, 2013

Russia 'offers four-step plan for Syria arms handover'

The plan was given to the American side on Tuesday, but only announced by Russia yesterday evening.

# arms - Monday 26 August, 2013

'Every hour counts' for UN chemical arms probe

Meanwhile, Bashar al-Assed has said claims that his regime used chemical weapons were an “insult to common sense”.

# arms - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

"Stop arms shipments to Egypt," says Amnesty

The organisation has said that the arms are being used to kill protesters, so deliveries

# arms - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

Column: Why is the US still providing Egypt's military with weapons?

The Egyptian military has shocked the world in recent weeks over force used against protesters – but yet the United States has not cancelled military aid to the country, writes Neil Walsh.

# arms - Monday 15 July, 2013

Two US military planes landed at Shannon in one day last month

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore said that the aircraft contained no arms, ammunition or intelligence gathering equipment.

# arms - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

Obama to call for nuclear cuts in Berlin speech

The US President will use an open-air speech to propose a reduction in American and Russian warheads.

# arms - Friday 14 June, 2013

Barack Obama has decided it's time to send weapons to Syrian rebels

Associated Press reports that the White House has reached a view that the Syrian crisis requires greater intervention by western powers.

# arms - Tuesday 28 May, 2013

From The42 What?! Did NBA star Tim Duncan only just discover his arms? Eh? This post contains videos

What?! Did NBA star Tim Duncan only just discover his arms?

Dude, you’ve been playing basketball ALL YOUR LIFE.

# arms - Friday 24 May, 2013

Oxfam urges EU foreign ministers to extend the arms embargo on Syria War

Oxfam urges EU foreign ministers to extend the arms embargo on Syria

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

Iran, Syria and North Korea block adoption of global arms treaty

The draft proposals could be put to a vote in the General Assembly as soon as Tuesday, however.

# arms - Thursday 11 October, 2012

Turkey confiscates 'suspected arms' from Syrian plane

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

Arms found on Isle of Wight may have links to the 'Troubles'

The UK’s South East Counter Terrorism Unit is liaising with the PSNI about the discovery.

# arms - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

India set to test first nuclear submarine

Officials say they plan to have six nuclear subs in operation by 2018.

# arms - Sunday 29 July, 2012

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning…here’s nine things to know before tucking into your Sunday breakfast.

# arms - Friday 27 July, 2012

UN appeals for progress as deadline looms for global arms treaty

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 'halting arms purchases' from North Korea

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

Ireland and the arms trade - what needs to change?

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

Libyan embassy hands over cache of guns and explosives

The country’s embassy in Athens has given a large stash of Gaddafi-era weaponry up to authorities.

# arms - Saturday 26 November, 2011

Three arrested as arms and pipe bombs seized in Kilkenny

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 arrested over Co Wicklow firearms

Two guns were discovered in a car searched at a garda checkpoint in Ashford yesterday.

# arms - Tuesday 8 November, 2011

Ireland ranked ninth for commitment to help poorer countries develop

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

Verdict due in Lithuanian Real IRA arms smuggling trial

Michael Campbell denies the charges. He faces up to 20 years in prison if convicted.

# arms - Friday 16 September, 2011

Irishman alleged to have smuggled arms for Real IRA 'was framed'

Michael Campbell is on trial in Lithuania for his alleged involvement in smuggling weapons for the Real IRA.

# arms - Saturday 9 July, 2011

Lithuanian prosecutor calls for lengthy term for Irishman

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

Gardaí continue to question five men over organised crime

Five men arrested in Co Kildare yesterday remain in Garda custody, as investigations continue into an organised crime ring.

# arms - Sunday 26 September, 2010

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.