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With proliferation of small arms, absence of war does not equal peace
With proliferation of small arms, absence of war does not equal peace
There would appear to be little in common between recent news reports of armed raids in rural Nigeria and Kenya. The first involved the raiding of...
War, a game for the whole family
War, a game for the whole family
Lunch consists of army rations, shopping is mainly for Vladimir Putin accessories and, instead of riding rollercoasters, children can play with...
Military swoop in on security company, confiscate ammunition
Military swoop in on security company, confiscate ammunition
In the raid on Monday, the military police reportedly confiscated assault-rifle ammunition allegedly stolen from the army, the Star...
UN: Arms embargo on Somalia constantly broken
UN: Arms embargo on Somalia constantly broken
A 16-year arms embargo against Somalia has been constantly violated with weapons mainly coming from Yemen and financed by Eritrea as well as Arab...
Brazil wants strategic deal with Russia
Brazil wants strategic deal with Russia
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev hopes to make inroads into Brazil's emerging oil and defence industries on a visit this week, but he is unlikely...
Tutu on arms: 'God wept'
Tutu on arms: 'God wept'
Archbishop Desmond Tutu on Monday called on world leaders to cut enormous expenditure on destruction, saying no one is outside God's family,...
Syria to expand military ties with Russia
Syria to expand military ties with Russia
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said on Wednesday he would use this week's visit to Russia to expand military ties with Moscow, whose arms sales...
Venezuela's Chávez arrives in Russia for arms talks
Venezuela's Chávez arrives in Russia for arms talks
Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez arrived in Moscow on Tuesday, kicking off a European tour with a two-day visit to Russia expected to focus...
SA arms flow to Zimbabwe
SA arms flow to Zimbabwe
South Africa has been supplying Zimbabwe with weapons of war, including helicopters, revolvers and cartridges -- despite the mounting human rights...
Mabandla 'blocks' arms probe
Mabandla 'blocks' arms probe
The justice ministry and the National Prosecuting Authority are locked in a battle over the survival of the arms deal investigation.
Government sails troubled waters
Government sails troubled waters
As if President Thabo "No Zim Crisis" Mbeki wasn't enough, the South African government was again left red-faced when its indifference regarding a...
Civil society petitions SA govt over Zim arms
Civil society petitions SA govt over Zim arms
Civil society bodies on Thursday urged the Southern African Development Community governments to impose a moratorium on the supply of arms to...

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