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A Ukrainian recruit holds a Javelin anti-tank weapon during a five-week combat training course with UK armed forces near Durrington, southern England on October 11, 2022. Photo: Daniel Leal / AFP
A Ukrainian recruit holds a Javelin anti... […]

Arms for Ukraine: US pulls ahead, Europe slows

Dozens of countries have supplied military support to Ukraine since Russia invaded it on February 24, but new pledges of support from European countries have tapered off, the Kiel Institute for the World Economy notes
US Air Force photo shows an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile launching during a developmental test at 12:33 a.m. Pacific Time on February 5, 2020, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. Photo: Clayton Wear / US Air Force / AFP
US Air Force photo shows an unarmed Minu... […]

New START: expiring arms accord between Cold War rivals

Russia and the United States have until February 5 to prolong a key agreement to curb their nuclear arsenals, the last remaining arms reduction pact between the former Cold War rivals
The cargo ship ' Grande Europa' of the Italian company 'Grimaldi Lines' burned down yesterday near Mallorca when it was traveling from Sardinia to Valencia loaded with 1,843 cars.
The cargo ship ' Grande Europa' of the I... […]

Turkey slams German arms embargo search of ship in Mediterranean

Turkey has denounced the action of German marines when they searched a Turkish cargo ship in the Mediterranean as part of the European Union's so called ''Irini mission'' attempting to stop weapons shipments to conflict-torn Libya.
A policeman aims an LBD 40 40-millimetre rubber defensive bullet launcher with an attached camera during clashes with protesters in Paris on February 2, 2019
A policeman aims an LBD 40 40-millimetre... […]

Riot control guns: the different choices made by European nations

The use of rubber bullets by security forces has become a source of controversy in France because of dozens of injuries to people during violent demonstration by "yellow vest" protesters