US Senate votes to block Saudi arms sales, UK suspends licenses

2019-06-20 22:16

Saudi Arabia's controversial military campaign in Yemen suffered a double blow Thursday as US lawmakers voted to block President Donald Trump's arms sales to Riyadh hours after Britain temporarily suspended similar sales.

You won't want - or need - to put down the Nintendo Switch

2017-09-24 00:00

After a tepid response to the Wii U, Nintendo went back to the drawing board and brought out the Switch. With its seamless ability to transition from a console to a handheld device, the new gadget has Grethe Kemp in paradise.

Fears rise over SA firearms being smuggled into warzones

2017-02-16 09:37

Extreme weapons from the SANDF, including a machine gun that rips apart its targets, have been stolen and in some cases apparently smuggled out of South Africa for use in warzones.

Modi seeks Russian crown jewel in decade’s biggest arms deal

2015-12-23 12:40

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi heads to Moscow after approving what’s set to be his nation’s biggest weapons deal with Russia since 2001.

Questions about SA rifle sale to Turkmenistan

2014-09-10 12:32

The DA wants an explanation for why South Africa sold 50 sniper rifles to Turkmenistan, a country widely criticised internationally for its human rights abuses.



2018-08-07 14:18

MORE THAN 3 000 pieces of military equipment including guns, swords and grenades believed to date back to World War II have been found buried at a Tokyo primary school.

Arms dealer accused of stealing military, police property

2017-02-16 10:59

A Vereeniging arms dealer who has yet to appear in the Western Cape High Court because of ill health, stands accused of involvement in syndicate that sold guns to Cape Town gangsters.

Spanish police dismantle arms and drug ring

2017-01-21 18:28

Spanish police say they have arrested 16 people on suspicion of forming a criminal organisations as well as trafficking in arms and drugs.

Denel launches maritime division

2014-12-01 16:44

Denel says its new maritime division will strengthen the state-owned arms manufacturer's transition as a high-technology powerhouse.

Japan relaxes arms exports

2014-04-01 16:41

Japan has eased its weapons export restrictions in the first major overhaul of arms transfer policy in nearly half a century.

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