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12 Oct
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said the US is the "root cause" of instability on the Korean Peninsula. He said Pyongyang is only increasing its military capabilities as a deterrent.
29 Sep
North Korea's ambassador to the UN tells the General Assembly that "nobody can deny" the nuclear-armed country the right to test weapons. Kim Song's comments at the world body headquarters in New York come just moments after South Korea's military said the North had fired an "unidentified projectile" into the sea off its east coast.
10 Mar
Pope Francis thanks Iraq officials for allowing him to make his historic trip to the country and questions the need to fight wars that ‘devour humanity’.
2 Feb
The proliferation of small arms and ammunition across various parts of Nigeria has resulted in violence, kidnappings, armed robbery, mass killings, and socio-economic upheavals.⁣ ⁣ Nigeria's porous borders mean that weapons flow easily into the country from neighbouring nations, while suppliers of locally-made weapons have a field day delivering firearms virtually anywhere in the country.⁣
31 Dec 2020
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18 Sep 2020
Over 200 prisoners are on the run in the mountains of northeastern Uganda in a bid to flee cramped contagious conditions in jail. The military, in pursuit, has already killed two escapees.
14 Aug 2020
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28 Apr 2020
2 Feb 2020
Peru expels 131 Venezuelans with criminal records, dozens of them arrested in a raid on a hostel on a beach near Lima, where police seized weapons and drugs, officials said.
18 Sep 2019
The weapons used to hit two oil facilities came from Iran, according to the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen. Despite its "grave concern," Russia has said that military retaliation would be "unacceptable."
28 Jun 2019
Two men have reportedly been arrested for supplying weapons to the man who has confessed to killing Walter Lübcke. His confession apparently included information on his weapons and how he procured them.
1 Apr 2019
German arms exports to Riyadh have been halted since October 2018, after the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The weapons freeze has been criticized by France and the UK.

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Fighting continues in Ethiopia, where rebel groups are advancing on the capital Addis Ababa. While much has been said about the northern front, where the army is at war with the Tigray Defense Forces (TDF), another armed group – allied to Tigrayans – is fighting from the south and west of the country. The Oromo Liberation Army (OLA) now controls a large swathe of territory. Together, the TDF and OLA plan to topple the government and take over the capital. The government accuses these rebel groups of committing crimes against civilians, including several massacres. Our regional correspondent reports.
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The EU Commission on Wednesday (1 December) unveiled its plan to invest €300bn by 2027 in global infrastructure in digital and climate projects - as an alternative to China's Belt and Road initiative.
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The Supreme Court appeared set to put limits on abortion rights in the United States by upholding one state's law banning the procedure after 15 weeks. Protesters from both sides of the issue rallied at the top court.