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Suspected weapons supplier for 2015 Paris attack arrested in Belgium

Suspected weapons supplier for 2015 Paris attack arrested in Belgium

Belgian authorities have arrested a man suspected of involvement in supplying weapons for the November 2015 terrorist attacks on Paris, the Belga news agency reported Wednesday.

US dismisses 'hypocritical' draft space weapons treaty

US dismisses 'hypocritical' draft space weapons treaty

The United States voiced strong opposition Tuesday to a treaty proposed by Russia and China explicitly aimed at preventing an arms race in space, calling it ‘hollow and hypocritical’.

US judge blocks release of 3D gun blueprints amid uproar

US judge blocks release of 3D gun blueprints amid uproar

A US judge on Tuesday temporarily blocked the online publication of blueprints for 3D-printed firearms, in a last-ditch effort to stop a settlement President Donald Trump's administration...

US strikes cripple Syria's chemical weapons ability: Pentagon

US strikes cripple Syria's chemical weapons ability: Pentagon

The United States said on Saturday it overwhelmed and evaded Syrian air defences overnight to strike every target at the heart of Syria's chemical weapons program, in a multi-pronged attack from the air and sea ...

German interior minister rejects union's six percent wage demand

German interior minister rejects union's six percent wage demand

German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer said on Saturday he would press for ‘reasonable results’ in the next round of pay talks with more than two million public sector workers ...

US, Afghan forces expand air strikes on Taliban drug labs

US, Afghan forces expand air strikes on Taliban drug labs

American and Afghan forces have expanded their air strikes against drug labs into western Afghanistan, aiming to choke Taliban revenue.

Southeast Asia, Australia ‘gravely’ concerned by North Korean weapons

Southeast Asia, Australia ‘gravely’ concerned by North Korean weapons

Southeast Asian countries and Australia said on Sunday they held ‘grave concerns’ about escalating tension caused by North Korea's nuclear and missile programmes and urged ‘irreversible’ denuclearisation.

Iran 'strongly denies' arming Yemen rebels

Iran 'strongly denies' arming Yemen rebels

Tehran strongly denied on Wednesday that it had supplied weapons to Yemeni rebels which they used in attacks on its archfoe Saudi Arabia as alleged by both Riyadh and Washington.

Vegas shooting probe focuses on gunman's history, weapons

Vegas shooting probe focuses on gunman's history, weapons

Stephen Paddock, 64, may also have looked into the possibility of carrying out an attack in Chicago or Boston, media reports said on Thursday.

US mourns Vegas massacre victims as shooter motive sought

US mourns Vegas massacre victims as shooter motive sought

President Donald Trump branded the attacker -- who raked a crowd of thousands with gunfire from a 32nd-floor hotel room, leaving 59 dead and at least 527 injured -- a "demented man."

N Korea vows to boost weapons programmes after sanctions

N Korea vows to boost weapons programmes after sanctions

North Korea vowed Wednesday to accelerate its weapons programmes in response to ‘evil’ sanctions imposed by the UN Security Council following its latest and most powerful nuclear test.

Trump to approve sale of military equipment to police

Trump to approve sale of military equipment to police

Donald Trump is set to approve the controversial sale of military equipment -- including rifles and armored vehicles -- to US police forces, White House sources said Monday, upending an Obama-era ban.