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# weapons - Monday 9 April, 2012

VIDEO: North Korea prepares to launch long-range rocket
# North Korea
# North Korea

VIDEO: North Korea prepares to launch long-range rocket

Apr 9th 2012, 9:44 AM 3,093 Views 16 Comments

Meanwhile intelligence officials have said the country is preparing to test a nuclear weapon.

# weapons - Wednesday 1 February, 2012

New self-guided bullet can hit target from a mile away: report
# Weapons
From The Daily Edge
# Weapons

New self-guided bullet can hit target from a mile away: report

Feb 1st 2012, 2:57 PM 4,438 Views 22 Comments

A Lockheed Martin-owned lab in the US has developed a new bullet that looks like a four-inch-long missile.

# weapons - Tuesday 31 January, 2012

Garda Ombudsman to investigate Newport shooting
# Death
# Death

Garda Ombudsman to investigate Newport shooting

Jan 31st 2012, 8:09 AM 3,685 Views 16 Comments

A man was killed in Tipperary last night after shooting himself in the head following an altercation with members of An Garda Síochána.

# weapons - Saturday 28 January, 2012

More than 15,000 contraband items seized in Irish prisons
# Weapons
# Weapons

More than 15,000 contraband items seized in Irish prisons

Jan 28th 2012, 8:00 AM 2,552 Views 15 Comments

In the past two years, almost 3,000 weapons have been confiscated from prisoners, including homemade items such as sharpened toothbrushes and pool balls in socks.

# weapons - Monday 9 January, 2012

US army investigating loss of 'sensitive' weapons accessories
# Sensitive
# Sensitive

US army investigating loss of 'sensitive' weapons accessories

Jan 9th 2012, 2:37 PM 1,995 Views 4 Comments

A $10,000 reward has been offered for information which leads to the recovery of the missing military gear.

# weapons - Sunday 8 January, 2012

Iran's latest uranium enrichment site will open soon - report
# Iran
# Iran

Iran's latest uranium enrichment site will open soon - report

Jan 8th 2012, 10:26 AM 1,682 Views 1 Comment

The move could escalate tensions between the Islamic State and the US just a day after Iran welcomed the rescue of 13 fishermen by American troops.

# weapons - Tuesday 8 November, 2011

Ireland ranked ninth for commitment to help poorer countries develop
# Development
# Development

Ireland ranked ninth for commitment to help poorer countries develop

Nov 8th 2011, 7:15 AM 658 Views 11 Comments

The Commitment to Development Index ranks 22 of the world’s wealthier nations for areas including aid, technology, trade, investment and migration.

# weapons - Monday 25 July, 2011

One in six in Fermanagh own a legally-held firearm
# Gun Culture
# Gun Culture

One in six in Fermanagh own a legally-held firearm

Jul 25th 2011, 7:15 AM 808 Views 20 Comments

The county has the highest per-resident ratio of firearms – there are 140,000 of them legally owned across Northern Ireland.

# weapons - Monday 27 June, 2011

Two men still being questioned over large explosives find
# Explosives
# Explosives

Two men still being questioned over large explosives find

Jun 27th 2011, 8:30 AM 500 Views 0 Comments

The arrests took place at a bomb-making factory manufacturing weapons for a dissident republican faction, according to reports.

# weapons - Monday 13 June, 2011

Rebels smuggle weapons from Tunisia into Libya, as Gaddafi vows to fight to death
# Libya
# Libya

Rebels smuggle weapons from Tunisia into Libya, as Gaddafi vows to fight to death

Jun 13th 2011, 11:04 AM 215 Views 0 Comments

Tunisia is said to be sympathetic with the Libyan rebel cause – despite Gaddafi’s definant speech over the weekend – and is helping to covertly pass guns and grenades across the border.

# weapons - Wednesday 25 May, 2011

Destruction of final smallpox virus stocks deferred for three years
# Smallpox
# Smallpox

Destruction of final smallpox virus stocks deferred for three years

May 25th 2011, 4:11 PM 1,556 Views 3 Comments

WHO assembly members have put off after the US argued that retaining some stockpiles could help prevent the disease being used as a biological weapon.

# weapons - Monday 25 April, 2011

The Daily Fix: Easter Monday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Easter Monday

Apr 25th 2011, 7:50 PM 3,200 Views 0 Comments

Our collection of the day’s news, developments and random tidbits.

# weapons - Wednesday 28 July, 2010

Tank ballet: highlight of the Russian Arms Expo
# Take 5
# Take 5

Tank ballet: highlight of the Russian Arms Expo

Jul 28th 2010, 2:23 PM 338 Views 0 Comments

Unique advertising technique.