Pressure is growing for the European Union to consider an arms embargo on Saudi Arabia after Germany, Austria and the European Parliament called for an end to weapons sales
Spain’s Socialist prime minister defended Wednesday arms deliveries to Saudi Arabia despite an outcry over the murder of a Saudi journalist, saying it was in the country’s “interests” to keep selling military hardware to the kingdom.
India agreed a deal with Russia to buy S-400 surface to air missile systems on Friday, the two sides said, as New Delhi disregarded U.S. warnings that such a purchase could trigger sanctions under U.S. law.
Amnesty International says the United Nantions Security Council’s much-anticipated vote to impose an arms embargo on South Sudan, is a step in the right direction towards minimizing harm to civilians in the war-torn nation.
The divided United Nations Security Council has imposed an arms embargo on South Sudan through a US-drafted resolution that expresses deep concern at the failures of the country’s leaders to bring an end to hostilities there.
After a gala opening set against spectacular snowfall, the World Economic Forum starts in earnest on Tuesday basking in robust global growth but facing warnings that the world’s have-nots are missing out more than ever.
European powers will reaffirm on Thursday their support for the Iran nuclear deal that Donald Trump has rejected, EU diplomats said, on the eve of a deadline for the U.S. president to decide whether to reimpose oil sanctions lifted under the agreement. At a meeting with Iran, Britain, France, and Germany, convened by the EU’s […]
Two suspects were arrested over the weekend for allegedly smuggling arms into South Africa through the border near the Komatipoort area in Mpumalanga. Seven AK47 rifles, 180 rounds of ammunition and a Toyota Hilux double cab bakkie were recovered. On Monday, the suspects will appear in the Komatipoort Magistrate’s Court on charges of smuggling and […]
Hundreds of grain farmers in the Free State and North West are calling for harsher laws to deal with farm murders and attacks.
Authorities in Ivory Coast have questioned two senior military officers close to parliamentary speaker Guillaume Soro, one of his spokesmen said on Wednesday