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# weapons - Saturday 20 February, 2021

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

United Nations report finds Trump ally violated Libya arms embargo

Feb 20th 2021, 7:25 PM 24,161 Views 35 Comments

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

# weapons - Saturday 18 April, 2020

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

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

Apr 18th 2020, 12:23 PM 22,088 Views 0 Comments

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

# weapons - Saturday 4 January, 2020

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

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

Jan 4th 2020, 4:01 PM 27,187 Views 18 Comments

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

# weapons - Wednesday 1 January, 2020

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

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”.

# weapons - Friday 27 December, 2019

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

New Russian weapon can travel 27 times the speed of sound

Dec 27th 2019, 4:01 PM 45,326 Views 100 Comments

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

# weapons - Monday 9 December, 2019

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

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

Dec 9th 2019, 7:15 AM 7,932 Views 7 Comments

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

# weapons - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

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

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

Apr 2nd 2019, 8:56 AM 21,818 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 - Friday 16 November, 2018

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

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

Nov 16th 2018, 3:13 PM 27,593 Views 26 Comments

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

# weapons - Sunday 11 November, 2018

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

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

Nov 11th 2018, 1:38 PM 34,800 Views 52 Comments

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

# weapons - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

Builders find weapons during Dublin works
# O'Devaney Gardens
# O'Devaney Gardens

Builders find weapons during Dublin works

Aug 14th 2018, 6:57 PM 27,183 Views 15 Comments

Gardaí said that there had been no arrests.

# weapons - Saturday 16 June, 2018

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

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

Jun 16th 2018, 10:00 AM 13,850 Views 49 Comments

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

# weapons - Thursday 1 March, 2018

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

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

Mar 1st 2018, 3:09 PM 24,977 Views 156 Comments

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

# weapons - Monday 26 February, 2018

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

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

Feb 26th 2018, 9:18 AM 7,159 Views 18 Comments

557 weapons were also seized in Irish prisons last year.

# weapons - Thursday 22 February, 2018

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

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.

# weapons - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

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

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

Jan 30th 2018, 1:26 PM 13,339 Views 13 Comments

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

# weapons - Sunday 17 December, 2017

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

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.

# weapons - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

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

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

Aug 9th 2017, 7:45 PM 45,608 Views 136 Comments

Minister Charlie Flanagan says Ireland must however remain vigilant.

# weapons - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

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

Video footage suggests Russia may be arming the Taliban

Jul 25th 2017, 8:11 AM 18,200 Views 68 Comments

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

# weapons - Saturday 22 July, 2017

Ireland has refused 19 applications to carry weapons through Ireland this year
# Irish Neutrality
# Irish Neutrality

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

Jul 22nd 2017, 4:00 PM 15,816 Views 20 Comments

427 applications have been approved.

# weapons - Saturday 8 July, 2017

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

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

Jul 8th 2017, 9:45 AM 10,802 Views 40 Comments

The Hwasong-14 ICBM could apparently reach Alaska.

# weapons - Thursday 27 April, 2017

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

Man found with knives arrested near UK Houses of Parliament

Apr 27th 2017, 3:18 PM 8,951 Views 46 Comments

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

# weapons - Sunday 6 November, 2016

Handguns, submachine guns and ammunition all seized in major weapons haul
# Armed To The Teeth
# Armed To The Teeth

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

Nov 6th 2016, 7:04 PM 23,869 Views 22 Comments

The find was made in Cabra in Dublin.

# weapons - Friday 5 August, 2016

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

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

Aug 5th 2016, 9:10 PM 11,292 Views 35 Comments

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

# weapons - Monday 25 April, 2016

Can Ireland continue to operate without an armed police force?
# Guardians Of The Peace
# Guardians Of The Peace

Can Ireland continue to operate without an armed police force?

Apr 25th 2016, 6:05 AM 21,471 Views 97 Comments

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

# weapons - Thursday 25 February, 2016

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

Gardaí uncover firearms and suspicious devices after stop and search

Feb 25th 2016, 10:39 PM 19,804 Views 32 Comments

The discovery was made earlier this evening in Co Laois.

# weapons - Monday 8 February, 2016

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

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

Feb 8th 2016, 8:39 AM 8,758 Views 57 Comments

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

# weapons - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

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

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

Jan 6th 2016, 12:58 PM 15,431 Views 139 Comments

Gardaí believe the groups are still recruiting.

# weapons - Sunday 20 December, 2015

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

'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.

# weapons - Friday 25 September, 2015

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

Teenager who planned massacre at his former college jailed for life

Sep 25th 2015, 12:46 PM 22,171 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.

# weapons - Thursday 17 September, 2015

Police find 3,714 knives, a shrine and fake body parts during terrifying arrest
# 12110 Eldorado Avenue
# 12110 Eldorado Avenue

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

Sep 17th 2015, 11:14 PM 34,275 Views 34 Comments

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

# weapons - Sunday 23 August, 2015

Users describe the terrifying effects of smoking "weaponised marijuana"
# Mass Destruction
# Mass Destruction

Users describe the terrifying effects of smoking "weaponised marijuana"

Aug 23rd 2015, 6:00 PM 28,914 Views 100 Comments

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

# weapons - Thursday 13 August, 2015

New York cops find fully-loaded Glock hidden in a fake Bible
# The Bad Book
# The Bad Book

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

Aug 13th 2015, 8:29 PM 11,631 Views 18 Comments

Nice try.

# weapons - Saturday 1 August, 2015

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

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

Aug 1st 2015, 10:00 AM 9,571 Views 15 Comments

Almost two hundred children have been injured by toys guns.

# weapons - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

Some of the world's top scientists think it's judgement day in the battle against robo-killers
# Taking No Chances
# Taking No Chances

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

Jul 28th 2015, 8:00 PM 12,618 Views 24 Comments

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

# weapons - Monday 6 July, 2015

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

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

Jul 6th 2015, 12:47 PM 21,450 Views 38 Comments

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

# weapons - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

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

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

Jun 9th 2015, 6:57 PM 13,394 Views 17 Comments

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

# weapons - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

China could now wipe most countries off the map if it wanted to
# China In Their Hands
# China In Their Hands

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

May 12th 2015, 3:15 PM 19,634 Views 63 Comments

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

# weapons - Monday 29 December, 2014

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

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

Dec 29th 2014, 7:30 AM 6,016 Views 16 Comments

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

# weapons - Thursday 13 November, 2014

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

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

Nov 13th 2014, 8:22 PM 22,462 Views 146 Comments

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

# weapons - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

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

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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