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US Army seeks 'Iron Man' armor for commandos

US Army researchers are working on building hi-tech body armor that would give soldiers "superhuman strength" in a real-life version of the suit featured in "Iron Man" films.

US Army seeks 'Iron Man' armor for commandos
Syria arsenal largely 'unweaponized': report
Syria arsenal largely 'unweaponized': report

Syria's stockpile of chemical agents is largely "unweaponized" and could be eradicated more quickly than initially thought, the Washington Post reported Thursday citing a confidential US and Russian assessment.

Syria arsenal largely 'unweaponized': report
Panama slaps $1 million fine on N.Korean ship
Panama slaps $1 million fine on N.Korean ship

The Panama Canal Authority announced Thursday that it slapped a $1 million fine on a North Korean cargo ship caught with an undeclared shipment of Cuban weapons in July.

Panama slaps $1 million fine on N.Korean ship
UN Security Council passes first resolution on small arms trade
UN Security Council passes first resolution on small arms trade

The UN Security Council passed its first resolution Thursday on restricting the trade in illicit small arms, but Russia refused to back the measure.

UN Security Council passes first resolution on small arms trade
New Syria dispute clouds UN assembly
New Syria dispute clouds UN assembly

Russia-US wrangling over a resolution to enforce the destruction of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's chemical weapons cast a shadow Monday over the start of the United Nations General Assembly.

New Syria dispute clouds UN assembly
US waiting for Syria chemical arms list
US waiting for Syria chemical arms list

With the clock ticking down on a Russian-US deal, the United States said Thursday it expected Syria to hand over a list of its chemical arms within the next few days.

US waiting for Syria chemical arms list
Iran 'never' to seek nuclear weapon: Rowhani
Iran 'never' to seek nuclear weapon: Rowhani

Iran will never seek nuclear weapons, newly elected President Hassan Rowhani vowed Wednesday, as he reached out to longtime enemy the United States.

Iran 'never' to seek nuclear weapon: Rowhani
Assad: One year, $1 bn needed to destroy chem arms
Assad: One year, $1 bn needed to destroy chem arms

Defiant strongman Bashar Al-Assad promised Wednesday he would surrender Syria's chemical weapons but warned it would take at least a year to do so and cost one billion dollars.

Assad: One year, $1 bn needed to destroy chem arms
Sergey Leskevich. (OTR) ©tengrinews.kz
Kazakhstan member of Syrian militant group arrested in Kyrgyzstan and testifies

A citizen of Kazakhstan has been arrested in the south of Kyrgyzstan as part of a group of militants from Syria. The group belongs to the international terrorist organization called the Islamic Jihad Union

Kazakhstan member of Syrian militant group arrested in Kyrgyzstan and testifies
Oil prices down after deal on Syrian chemical weapons
Oil prices down after deal on Syrian chemical weapons

Oil prices fell in Asian trade Monday after a US-Russia deal on Syria's chemical weapons averted a potential Western military strike on the Assad regime.

Oil prices down after deal on Syrian chemical weapons
UN experts leave Damascus hotel at end of weapons probe
UN experts leave Damascus hotel at end of weapons probe

A team of UN inspectors left their Damascus hotel in a convoy of cars Saturday following the conclusion of their probe into the alleged use of chemical weapons by the regime.

UN experts leave Damascus hotel at end of weapons probe
The ammo utilization facility after the explosion. ©Zhambyl Oblast Emergency Department's press-service
One more victim of shell explosion in Kazakhstan's Otar dies

A shell exploded during utilization in Kazakhstan killing 3 and wounding 5.

One more victim of shell explosion in Kazakhstan's Otar dies
Assad says chemical weapons claims 'insult to common sense'
Assad says chemical weapons claims 'insult to common sense'

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said Western claims his regime used chemical weapons were an "insult to common sense".

Assad says chemical weapons claims 'insult to common sense'
Iran president points to chemical weapons use in Syria
Iran president points to chemical weapons use in Syria

Iranian President Hassan Rowhani on Saturday pointed to the use of chemical weapons in Syria, three days they allegedly killed hundreds of people in attacks near Damascus.

Iran president points to chemical weapons use in Syria
Syria chemical attack would be 'crime against humanity': Ban
Syria chemical attack would be 'crime against humanity': Ban

The use of chemical weapons in Syria would constitute a "crime against humanity", adding there was "no time to lose" in investigating an alleged attack which the opposition says killed hundreds.

Syria chemical attack would be 'crime against humanity': Ban
Syria opposition says 1,300 dead in chemical attacks by army
Syria opposition says 1,300 dead in chemical attacks by army

Syria's main opposition group accused the government of "massacring" more than 1,300 people in chemical weapons attacks.

Syria opposition says 1,300 dead in chemical attacks by army
Germany considering halting arms exports to Egypt: Merkel
Germany considering halting arms exports to Egypt: Merkel

German chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sunday that stopping arms shipments to Egypt would be an appropriate way to put pressure on the country as it is gripped by deadly violence.

Germany considering halting arms exports to Egypt: Merkel
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Rifles and swards discovered in parcels from U.S. and Netherlands in Almaty airport

The customs service of Almaty airport has discovered rifles and swords in parcels from the United States and the Netherlands.

Rifles and swards discovered in parcels from U.S. and Netherlands in Almaty airport
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US House backs new sanctions before Iran inauguration

The US House of Representatives approved new sanctions aimed at preventing Iran gaining nuclear weapons capability.

US House backs new sanctions before Iran inauguration
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US poised to sell Iraq $2 bn in military equipment

The Pentagon has informed the US Congress of a possible sale of $2 billion worth of military equipment to Iraq.

US poised to sell Iraq $2 bn in military equipment