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Syria opposition asks Kerry for US arms
Syria opposition asks Kerry for US arms

Syrian opposition leaders on Thursday pressed US Secretary of State John Kerry to arm rebel groups and said there could be no peace talks while government forces kill civilians.

Syria opposition asks Kerry for US arms
UN experts to inspect N. Korean weapons ship
UN experts to inspect N. Korean weapons ship

UN sanctions experts will go to Panama soon to investigate a North Korean ship that was intercepted carrying weapons.

UN experts to inspect N. Korean weapons ship
N. Korea says Cuba arms seized on ship part of legitimate deal
N. Korea says Cuba arms seized on ship part of legitimate deal

North Korea said Wednesday that Cuban arms seized from a Pyongyang-flagged ship near the Panama Canal were part of a legitimate deal.

N. Korea says Cuba arms seized on ship part of legitimate deal
West demands tougher action against Iran arms to Syria
West demands tougher action against Iran arms to Syria

The United States on Monday led western calls for tougher UN action on Iran's arms supplies to Syria and its Lebanese ally Hezbollah.

West demands tougher action against Iran arms to Syria
Argentina's ex-president Menem sentenced to 7 years
Argentina's ex-president Menem sentenced to 7 years

Argentine ex-president Carlos Menem was sentenced to seven years in prison Thursday for organizing contraband arms shipments to Croatia and Ecuador during his tenure.

Argentina's ex-president Menem sentenced to 7 years
More than 60 countries sign new arms trade treaty
More than 60 countries sign new arms trade treaty

More than 60 countries on Monday signed a landmark conventional arms trade treaty, but the United States held back from joining the first wave of signatories.

More than 60 countries sign new arms trade treaty
Rows over Syria, energy cloud Russia-EU talks
Rows over Syria, energy cloud Russia-EU talks

The European Union and Russia kick off a two-day summit on Monday overshadowed by rows over Brussels' decision to lift its arms embargo on the Syrian rebels and resolve to loosen Moscow's grip on EU natural gas supplies.

Rows over Syria, energy cloud Russia-EU talks
Russian arms to Damascus unhelpful: Hague
Russian arms to Damascus unhelpful: Hague

British Foreign Secretary William Hague said Thursday that Russian weapons supplies to the Syrian regime were impeding the search for a peaceful resolution of the conflict.

Russian arms to Damascus unhelpful: Hague
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Chinese hackers spying on US weapons programs

Chinese hackers have gained access to secret designs for a slew of sophisticated US weapons programs, officials said Tuesday, possibly jeopardizing the American military's technological edge.

Chinese hackers spying on US weapons programs
US supports EU easing of Syria arms embargo
US supports EU easing of Syria arms embargo

The United States said Tuesday it supports the European Union's decision to ease an arms embargo on Syria as a means of showing support for rebels despite America's own refusal to provide weapons.

US supports EU easing of Syria arms embargo
EU lifts embargo to arm Syria rebels: Hague
EU lifts embargo to arm Syria rebels: Hague

European Union foreign ministers Monday agreed to lift an arms embargo in order to be able to supply weapons to Syrian rebels.

EU lifts embargo to arm Syria rebels: Hague
France to probe samples from Syria for sign of chemical arms
France to probe samples from Syria for sign of chemical arms

French authorities will analyse samples brought back from Syria by two journalists after they reported the Syrian army was using chemical weapons against rebel forces.

France to probe samples from Syria for sign of chemical arms
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Kazakhstan citizen suspected of weapons deals for North Korea to sue Associated Press

Kazakhstan citizen suspected of illegally transporting weapons to North Korea will sue Associate Press for publishing unconfirmed information.

Kazakhstan citizen suspected of weapons deals for North Korea to sue Associated Press
Kazakhstan Foreign Ministry. Photo by Vladimir Dmitriyev©
Kazakhstan citizen's implication in weapons sales unverified: Foreign Ministry

Kazakhstan Foreign Ministry called the information about Kazakhstan citizen's implication in deals in weapons for North Korea unverified.

Kazakhstan citizen's implication in weapons sales unverified: Foreign Ministry
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Kazakhstan citizen accused of selling weapons to North Korea pleads not guilty

Former head of Kazakhstan private airline East Wing Aleksandr Zykov suspected by UN expert of implication in deals in weapons for North Korea pleads not guilty.

Kazakhstan citizen accused of selling weapons to North Korea pleads not guilty
Kazakhstan citizen suspected of selling weapons to North Korea
Kazakhstan citizen suspected of selling weapons to North Korea

The UN Security Council suspects one Kazakhstan citizen, two Ukrainians, nine North-Korean citizens and three North-Korean organizations of implication in contraband deals with weapons for North Korea.

Kazakhstan citizen suspected of selling weapons to North Korea
Austria warns against arms shipments to Syrian rebels
Austria warns against arms shipments to Syrian rebels

Austria has warned its 26 European Union partners in a letter against providing weapons for rebel movements in the Syrian conflict.

Austria warns against arms shipments to Syrian rebels
US reconsidering whether to arm Syria rebels
US reconsidering whether to arm Syria rebels

The United States said Thursday it was taking a fresh look at whether to arm Syria's rebels as the Damascus regime pressed an assault on opposition forces in the embattled city of Homs.

US reconsidering whether to arm Syria rebels
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Obama warns, but urges prudence on Syria arms

US President Barack Obama issued a new warning to Syria Friday that using chemical weapons would be a "game changer" as he faced rising pressure at home and abroad to intervene in the civil war.

Obama warns, but urges prudence on Syria arms
US says Syria likely used chemical weapons
US says Syria likely used chemical weapons

The United States said Thursday for the first time that Syria had likely used chemical weapons against rebel forces, but emphasized spy agencies were still not 100 percent sure of the assessment.

US says Syria likely used chemical weapons