100,000 rounds of ammo & several rifles stolen at US gun show

At least five firearms and 100,000 rounds of ammunition have been stolen from gun vendors during a gun show in South Carolina. Local and federal law enforcement agencies are continuing their investigation into the heist. Lexington County Sheriff’s Department officers responded to theft reports from several vendors who were taking part in a gun show […]

‘US won’t even sell us rifles’: Turkey’s FM explains purchase of Russian S-400 air-defense systems

Ankara’s decision to purchase Russian S-400 air-defense systems was prompted by the reluctance of its NATO allies, primarily the US, to sell advanced weaponry to Turkey, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has said. “We needed it urgently because we did not have an air defense system. We even had troubles with buying simple rifles from the […]

Walmart raises gun purchase age limit to 21, stops online sales of items resembling assault rifles

US retail giant Walmart became the second major arms seller in a day to impose restrictions on firearm sales, raising the age limit to 21. It comes after Dick’s Sporting Goods said it is halting the sales of assault-style weapons. Keeping ahead of the gun control debate and the profit-hurting wave of liberal fury, Walmart, […]

Take a look inside a Russian school where middle-schoolers learn to shoot assault rifles along with normal classes

REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko At The General Yermolov Cadet School in Stravropol, Russia, academics and military training occur side by side. The state-run school, named after Alexei Yermolov, a former Russian general and hero of the Caucasus War, blends a normal academic course load with physical drills, weapons training, and overnight camp-outs. Information about the school is sparse, […]

French soldiers robbed of assault rifles & ammo in McDonald’s parking lot

Breakfast at McDonald’s has left two French soldiers, who are part of the counter-terrorism Operation Sentinelle. without their assault rifles and ammunition, local press reports. The robbery comes amid an extended state of emergency in France. Weapons from the soldiers’ car were stolen on Thursday afternoon in the La Vespilliere area in the country’s northwest, […]