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United Nations report finds Trump ally violated Libya arms embargo
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United Nations report finds Trump ally violated Libya arms embargo

Feb 20th 2021, 7:25 PM 24,171 Views 35 Comments

A private security contractor supplied mercenaries and weapons to a Libyan commander who fought to overthrow the government.

Three men charged and weapons seized after public order incident in Dundalk
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Three men charged and weapons seized after public order incident in Dundalk

Apr 18th 2020, 12:23 PM 22,097 Views 0 Comments

They are due to appear before the Criminal Courts of Justice this afternoon.

Gardaí seize guns and ammunition in targeted gangland search in north Dublin
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Gardaí seize guns and ammunition in targeted gangland search in north Dublin

Jan 4th 2020, 4:01 PM 27,196 Views 18 Comments

Gardaí say the seizure was made in a rural area of north County Dublin last night.

North Korea's Kim Jong Un declares end to test moratoriums and threatens 'new' weapon
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North Korea's Kim Jong Un declares end to test moratoriums and threatens 'new' weapon

Jan 1st 2020, 9:40 AM 15,587 Views 27 Comments

The US was swift to respond, with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urging Kim to “take a different course”.

New Russian weapon can travel 27 times the speed of sound
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New Russian weapon can travel 27 times the speed of sound

Dec 27th 2019, 4:01 PM 45,350 Views 100 Comments

The weapon can make sharp manoeuvres en route to its target, making it harder to intercept.

Trump warns Kim Jong Un had 'everything' to lose through hostility towards US
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Trump warns Kim Jong Un had 'everything' to lose through hostility towards US

Dec 9th 2019, 7:15 AM 7,935 Views 7 Comments

This comes as Pyongyang said it had carried out a major new weapons test.

Bill to tighten New Zealand's gun laws passes by 119 votes to one
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Bill to tighten New Zealand's gun laws passes by 119 votes to one

Apr 2nd 2019, 8:56 AM 21,844 Views 0 Comments

One MP had wanted to stall the legislation but missed his chance when he arrived late after spending too long explaining his plan to the media.

Weapons believed to belong to the New IRA explode in back garden boiler fire
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Weapons believed to belong to the New IRA explode in back garden boiler fire

Nov 16th 2018, 3:13 PM 27,607 Views 26 Comments

“This is simply reckless and shows a total disregard for the safety of the local residents.”

Macron doubles down on row with Trump and says Europe shouldn't buy US weapons
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Macron doubles down on row with Trump and says Europe shouldn't buy US weapons

Nov 11th 2018, 1:38 PM 34,801 Views 52 Comments

Macron said the two leaders had spoken about what his office has portrayed as a misunderstanding.

Builders find weapons during Dublin works
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Builders find weapons during Dublin works

Aug 14th 2018, 6:57 PM 27,187 Views 14 Comments

Gardaí said that there had been no arrests.

Why having over 100 nuclear weapons could do more harm than good to a country
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Why having over 100 nuclear weapons could do more harm than good to a country

Jun 16th 2018, 10:00 AM 13,866 Views 49 Comments

Experts have looked into the impact using such weapons would have on a nation’s population and resources.

'Listen to us now': Vladimir Putin says Russia now has 'invincible' weapons
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'Listen to us now': Vladimir Putin says Russia now has 'invincible' weapons

Mar 1st 2018, 3:09 PM 24,981 Views 156 Comments

Putin made the comments during his state of the nation speech today.

Volume of drug seizures in Irish prisons soars by 42%, as over 1,000 recorded last year
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Volume of drug seizures in Irish prisons soars by 42%, as over 1,000 recorded last year

Feb 26th 2018, 9:18 AM 7,160 Views 18 Comments

557 weapons were also seized in Irish prisons last year.

Trump tweets support for NRA - but backs raising gun possession age to 21
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Trump tweets support for NRA - but backs raising gun possession age to 21

Feb 22nd 2018, 3:36 PM 16,841 Views 80 Comments

He made the comments on Twitter.

Men found with 'lethal arsenal' of weapons jailed for nine and ten years
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Men found with 'lethal arsenal' of weapons jailed for nine and ten years

Jan 30th 2018, 1:26 PM 13,364 Views 13 Comments

The men were found with the cache on 24 January last year.

North Korean 'agent' charged with trying to sell WMD parts in Australia
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North Korean 'agent' charged with trying to sell WMD parts in Australia

Dec 17th 2017, 8:04 AM 9,809 Views 8 Comments

The alleged agent’s plans did not involve other governments or officials, police said.

Minister: 'No immediate threat' to Ireland amid US-North Korea nuclear tensions
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Minister: 'No immediate threat' to Ireland amid US-North Korea nuclear tensions

Aug 9th 2017, 7:45 PM 45,614 Views 136 Comments

Minister Charlie Flanagan says Ireland must however remain vigilant.

Video footage suggests Russia may be arming the Taliban
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Video footage suggests Russia may be arming the Taliban

Jul 25th 2017, 8:11 AM 18,210 Views 68 Comments

The footage obtained by CNN shows Taliban fighters brandishing weapons they claim were supplied by Russian government sources.

Ireland has refused 19 applications to carry weapons through Ireland this year
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Ireland has refused 19 applications to carry weapons through Ireland this year

Jul 22nd 2017, 4:00 PM 15,823 Views 20 Comments

427 applications have been approved.

North Korea has 'built an intercontinental ballistic missile', so what now?
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North Korea has 'built an intercontinental ballistic missile', so what now?

Jul 8th 2017, 9:45 AM 10,804 Views 40 Comments

The Hwasong-14 ICBM could apparently reach Alaska.

Man found with knives arrested near UK Houses of Parliament
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Man found with knives arrested near UK Houses of Parliament

Apr 27th 2017, 3:18 PM 8,956 Views 46 Comments

Met police said the man had been arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences.

Handguns, submachine guns and ammunition all seized in major weapons haul
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Handguns, submachine guns and ammunition all seized in major weapons haul

Nov 6th 2016, 7:04 PM 23,879 Views 22 Comments

The find was made in Cabra in Dublin.

Police find weapons stash with some items "ready to use"
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Police find weapons stash with some items "ready to use"

Aug 5th 2016, 9:10 PM 11,295 Views 35 Comments

Police said the items were in the “advanced stages of readiness”.

Can Ireland continue to operate without an armed police force?
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Can Ireland continue to operate without an armed police force?

Apr 25th 2016, 6:05 AM 21,572 Views 97 Comments

Rank-and-file gardaí will discuss their concerns about armed cover at the Garda Representative Association annual conference.

Gardaí uncover firearms and suspicious devices after stop and search
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Gardaí uncover firearms and suspicious devices after stop and search

Feb 25th 2016, 10:39 PM 19,810 Views 32 Comments

The discovery was made earlier this evening in Co Laois.

The UN wants "significant measures" after North Korea launches a rocket into space
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The UN wants "significant measures" after North Korea launches a rocket into space

Feb 8th 2016, 8:39 AM 8,760 Views 57 Comments

US Ambassador Samantha Power stressed that fresh sanctions should “break new ground.”

These weapons are just some of those seized from "focused" dissident republicans in the last few years
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These weapons are just some of those seized from "focused" dissident republicans in the last few years

Jan 6th 2016, 12:58 PM 15,466 Views 139 Comments

Gardaí believe the groups are still recruiting.

'I surprised my mum when I told her I’m more afraid of visiting home in the US than living here'
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'I surprised my mum when I told her I’m more afraid of visiting home in the US than living here'

Dec 20th 2015, 12:00 PM 1,206 Views 51 Comments

Incidents of gun violence have become so commonplace back home that I can’t remember a time when we could go a full week without hearing about a shooting.

Teenager who planned massacre at his former college jailed for life
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Teenager who planned massacre at his former college jailed for life

Sep 25th 2015, 12:46 PM 22,179 Views 38 Comments

Jurors were told the “cold and detached” former student held a grudge against the college after he was thrown off a course.

Police find 3,714 knives, a shrine and fake body parts during terrifying arrest
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Police find 3,714 knives, a shrine and fake body parts during terrifying arrest

Sep 17th 2015, 11:14 PM 34,280 Views 34 Comments

Police in Brooksville, Florida came across a horrifying scene at a mobile home on Tuesday night.

Users describe the terrifying effects of smoking "weaponised marijuana"
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Users describe the terrifying effects of smoking "weaponised marijuana"

Aug 23rd 2015, 6:00 PM 28,943 Views 100 Comments

The NYC police commissioner says the city has seen a spike in hospitalisations from the drug.

New York cops find fully-loaded Glock hidden in a fake Bible
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New York cops find fully-loaded Glock hidden in a fake Bible

Aug 13th 2015, 8:29 PM 11,643 Views 18 Comments

Nice try.

A country full of AK-47s is banning toy guns
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A country full of AK-47s is banning toy guns

Aug 1st 2015, 10:00 AM 9,591 Views 15 Comments

Almost two hundred children have been injured by toys guns.

Some of the world's top scientists think it's judgement day in the battle against robo-killers
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Some of the world's top scientists think it's judgement day in the battle against robo-killers

Jul 28th 2015, 8:00 PM 12,624 Views 24 Comments

Elon Musk, Stephen Hawking and Steve Wozniak are all on board.

These are just some of the lethal homemade weapons seized in Irish prisons
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These are just some of the lethal homemade weapons seized in Irish prisons

Jul 6th 2015, 12:47 PM 21,538 Views 38 Comments

The Irish Prison Service launched a confidential helpline today for inmates and members of the public to report information about contraband.

The latest weapons seizure looks like something from a Jackie Chan film
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The latest weapons seizure looks like something from a Jackie Chan film

Jun 9th 2015, 6:57 PM 13,415 Views 17 Comments

They were found during a raid on a home in Clare.

China could now wipe most countries off the map if it wanted to
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China could now wipe most countries off the map if it wanted to

May 12th 2015, 3:15 PM 19,672 Views 63 Comments

You’d be grand in South America, if you’re worried.

Fitzgerald: 'We've no plans for a knife amnesty, gardaí are doing enough'
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Fitzgerald: 'We've no plans for a knife amnesty, gardaí are doing enough'

Dec 29th 2014, 7:30 AM 6,024 Views 16 Comments

The move had been called for to address the rise in serious incidents of knife crime.

Who should be allowed to own a gun in Ireland? It's under discussion
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Who should be allowed to own a gun in Ireland? It's under discussion

Nov 13th 2014, 8:22 PM 22,576 Views 146 Comments

This follows a report by a working group of An Garda Síochána and the Department of Justice.

British jets take out Islamic State weapons post and machine gun vehicle
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British jets take out Islamic State weapons post and machine gun vehicle

Sep 30th 2014, 9:20 PM 10,439 Views 80 Comments

IS fighters near the Turkish border were among the targets of the strikes.

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