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US: Associate of Russian Arms Dealer Arrested in Australia

Posted January 10th, 2013 at 11:55 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. officials say an associate of convicted Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout has been arrested in Australia. The Drug Enforcement Administration and a U.S. prosecutor announced that Richard Ammar Chichakli was arrested Wednesday by Australian authorities at the request of the United States. Chichakli has been charged with conspiring with Bout and others to buy […]

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Obama: Terrorists Doing All They Can to Get Nuclear Materials

Posted December 3rd, 2012 at 7:55 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama says nuclear terrorism is still one of the world’s greatest security threats, despite success in cutting U.S. and Russian nuclear stockpiles. Mr. Obama said Monday that terrorists and criminal gangs are doing everything to get their hands on nuclear, biological and chemical materials. He said these materials are being stored without […]

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US: Syria Must Safeguard Chemical Weapons

Posted July 13th, 2012 at 2:40 am (UTC-5)
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The United States says the international community will hold Syrian officials accountable if they fail to meet their duty to safeguard the country’s stockpiles of chemical weapons. State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland says the U.S. has repeatedly warned Syria it is obligated to protect those weapons. Nuland made her comments after a prominent U.S. newspaper […]

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China Warns of Possible Arms Race in Asia

Posted March 20th, 2012 at 3:40 am (UTC-5)
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China on Tuesday warned about the dangers of a possible regional arms race in Asia following the release of a report that finds the Asia-Pacific has overtaken Europe as the world’s largest weapons importer. A study by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute this week found that the region accounted for 44 percent of the […]

China Warns of Possible Arms Race in Asia

Posted March 20th, 2012 at 3:20 am (UTC-5)
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China on Tuesday warned about the dangers of a possible regional arms race in Asia following the release of a report that finds the Asia-Pacific has overtaken Europe as the world’s largest weapons importer. A study by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute this week found that the region accounted for 44 percent of the […]

Swiss Indict 3 in Nuclear Smuggling Case

Posted December 13th, 2011 at 8:50 am (UTC-5)
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Swiss prosecutors have charged three people with breaking arms export laws to help smuggle nuclear weapon technology to Libya. The activity occurred under the Gadhafi regime. Marco and Urs Tinner and their father Friedrich were formally indicted Tuesday after a nearly decade-long investigation. The three men are suspected of providing technology to the nuclear smuggling […]

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Nepal’s Former Rebels Turn Over Weapons

Posted September 1st, 2011 at 12:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Nepal’s former rebels have agreed to give their weapons cache to a special committee operating under new Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai. Some 3,400 Maoist rebel weapons are reported to be in storage in seven sites left over from the separatist war that ended in 2006. The former rebels, who now occupy the most seats in […]

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Iran Unveils New Missile

Posted August 23rd, 2011 at 10:25 am (UTC-5)
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Iran has unveiled a series of new weapons and military equipment, including a cruise missile that it says has a range of 200 kilometers. President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad announced the development of the Iranian-made cruise missile on Tuesday. State-run media reports say he also unveiled a torpedo system that carries a 220-kilogram warhead and a marine […]

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Mexican Military Finds Huge Weapons Cache

Posted June 4th, 2011 at 4:50 am (UTC-5)
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Mexican soldiers have discovered a huge arsenal of weapons and ammunition buried in an underground chamber, apparently hidden by one of the country’s warring drug cartels. Authorities said they found more than 150 rifles and shotguns, 92,000 rounds of ammunition, four mortar shells, two rocket-propelled grenades and assorted other weaponry. The cache was found at […]

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