ARTICLES RELATING TO WEAPONS

Britain's weapons sales to Saudi Arabia unlawful: UK report

2019-02-17 09:41

The UK is on 'the wrong side of the law' in Yemen by sanctioning weapons exports to Riyadh, the House of Lords says.

China is said to be recruiting an elite group of 'patriotic' kids to help develop AI weapons

2018-11-09 20:50

China has touted its artificial intelligence capabilities in the past, though it's largely kept its AI-weapons technology under wraps.

Charges dropped against cop found with explosives

2018-08-21 17:24

The case against a police officer, who was arrested with explosives, has been withdrawn, the Hawks say.

There were 'neither weapons nor ammunition' on plane to Cuba - SARS

2018-07-27 15:39

The South African Revenue Service, under which customs officials fall, has also moved to reject claims that the military was trying to smuggle weapons to Cuba on a chartered flight.

15 tips and tricks to play and win at Fortnite Battle Royale, the most popular game in the world right now

2018-04-22 18:00

Whether you're a beginner or you've been playing for months, there are some easy ways to excel and win at Fortnite Battle Royale.

South Africa's police gun smuggling shame

2017-09-12 12:10

The contents of nine A4 pages in a thick stack of court documents should have shaken South Africans and the country’s police management to the core, writes Caryn Dolley.

US says time for talk on North Korea 'is over'

2017-07-31 07:23

The United States has said the time for talk over North Korea was 'over', spurning a UN response to Pyongyang's latest ICBM launch in favour of bomber flights and missile defence system tests.

Russian subs match Cold War-era patrol intensity

2017-03-31 20:36

The Russian navy says its submarines have increased combat patrols to the level last seen during the Cold War.

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.

Zuma on that Saudi weapons factory pic

2016-07-13 19:53

President Jacob Zuma has confirmed he visited an arms factory in Saudi Arabia earlier this year.

 

China's been showing off a lot of new powerful weapons, and experts think they're sending a message

2019-02-02 20:05

Chinese media went into overdrive last month hyping Chinese weapons systems, and experts think it's a message to the US and other rivals.

Microwave weapons may have caused the mysterious brain injuries suffered by US diplomats in Cuba and China — here's how they might work

2018-09-08 11:50

It's a mysterious story about secret weapon technology that keeps getting stranger and stranger.

Police probing possible links between Vereeniging bomb suspect and KZN explosives

2018-08-16 13:09

Police are investigating whether a man arrested in connection with a suspected homemade explosive device at a Vereeniging mosque is linked to the explosive devices found recently in Durban.

SAA chartered plane will still fly to Cuba, but won't be carrying weapons

2018-07-23 16:18

SAA says the departure of the aircraft was delayed due to administrative issues as the airline's policies do not permit for the carriage of any items deemed munitions of war.

Police officer arrested for theft of firearm

2017-09-17 12:37

A police officer from Mthatha has been arrested for the theft of his state issued firearm, after CCTV footage showed him meeting with two men in his vehicle.

North Korea celebrates nuclear test with mass rally, fireworks

2017-09-07 14:39

North Korea has held a mass celebration for the scientists involved in carrying out its largest nuclear blast to date, with fireworks and a mass rally in Pyongyang.

5 women questioned over arms cache found in Tafelsig home

2017-05-22 09:11

Five women are being questioned after an arms cache was uncovered during a search operation in Tafelsig, Mitchells Plain, Western Cape police have said.

Illegal guns amnesty hits a snag

2017-03-15 16:04

The illegal guns amnesty that was due to start in April has hit a slight snag.

UN condemns North Korea missile launch, Trump vows response

2017-02-14 10:36

The UN Security Council has unanimously condemned North Korea's latest ballistic missile test as US President Donald Trump vowed to deliver a strong response to the provocation.

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.

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