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  1. News - World - GREECE

    Greek extreme-right lawmaker triggers alarm as gun misfires at airport

    Posted Jun 01st 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Athens Lawmaker triggers alarm with gun A Greek far-right lawmaker who wanted to travel with his licensed handgun on a domestic flight drew unwanted attention after the gun accidentally went off during check-in procedures. Police said no one was hurt in the incident in a secluded area of Athens International Airport on Thursday. But the gaffe drew broad ...

  2. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Newtown mother pleads for gun control at White House

    Posted Apr 13th 2013, 04:20pm by The Associated Press in Washington

    ... The Associated Press in Washington The mother of a Newtown, Connecticut, shooting victim is making a deeply personal plea from the White House for all Americans to take action on gun violence. Francine Wheeler’s 6-year-old son, Ben, was killed inside Sandy Hook Elementary School. She’s stepping in for President Barack Obama to deliver the president’s weekly radio and Internet ...

  3. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Canadian kills 2 in Philippine court shooting

    Posted Jan 22nd 2013, 02:25pm by Associated Press

    ... charged with malicious mischief and grave threats. The shooting came after several recent killings in the country that prompted calls for a tighter gun control. ... before police fatally shot him, officials said. The suspect, John H. Pope, appeared in court in central Cebu city, where he resided, to face the charges when he pulled out a gun and shot a lawyer ...

  4. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Drug-fuelled gunman kills seven in Philippines

    Posted Jan 04th 2013, 01:56pm by AFP

    ... authorities said. The ordeal, which ended when police shot the assailant dead, again raised concerns about the country’s lax gun controls after the week began with two children dying from bullets ... their house),” resident Edwin Lacorte told reporters. “I wanted to go back. The children were crying for help, but what can you do, the man has a gun.” Bae lived in a nearby house and most of the victims ...

  5. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Mayors Against Illegal Guns expose loophole in laws on private sales

    Posted Dec 13th 2013, 10:32pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in New York Mayors' group exposes loophole in gun sale law Thousands of guns are being offered for sale illegally by unlicensed firearms dealers on a US website, according to a report released by a group of mayors campaigning for weapons control. Mayors Against Illegal Guns, founded and largely funded by New York mayor Michael Bloomberg, examined sales on Armslist.com ...

  6. News - World

    Four dead, 3 police hurt in Pennsylvania shootings

    Posted Dec 22nd 2012, 12:04pm by Reuters in Philadelphia

    ... before going on his rampage, which ended with his suicide and has reignited a national debate over gun control. The National Rifle Association pro-gun lobby marked the occasion on Friday ...

  7. News - World

    Obama urges people to push stalled gun legislation

    Posted Sep 22nd 2013, 12:30pm by AP

    ... this year despite a strong push by Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, people whose loved ones had been killed by gunfire and other gun-control advocates. The bill was part of a package of measures ... dangerous people won’t get their hands on guns. “We can’t rest until all of our children can go to school or walk down the street free from the fear that they will be struck down by a stray bullet,” ...

  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Man sentenced to two years in jail in Japan for making guns with 3D printer

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 03:16am by AFP

    ... is believed to be a first in a nation with strict gun controls. Yoshitomo Imura, 28, was found guilty of making two guns at his home and publishing a video online detailing the process, said ... the US Congress renewed a ban on guns that contain no metal. While Japanese police do carry guns, Japan has very strict firearms control laws and few people possess guns or have ever come ...

  9. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Obama makes ‘last-ditch’ push in Connecticut on gun control

    Posted Apr 09th 2013, 12:02pm by Reuters in Hartford, Connecticut

    ... Reuters in Hartford, Connecticut President Barack Obama, his voice rising with emotion, urged Americans to pile pressure on a reluctant Congress on Monday to approve new gun control legislation that is at risk of falling victim to Washington gridlock. “We need a vote,” he shouted. Obama took his gun control argument to the University of Hartford, an hour’s drive from the town ...

  10. News - World

    US Senate faces a showdown over gun rights

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 02:10pm by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... trafficking and boost school safety measures. Some Republican amendments being put forward are seen by gun control advocates as watering down the legislation. With the bill under threat, Obama has ... Agence France-Presse in Washington The US Senate faces a showdown on Wednesday over gun rights, but even supporters of a contentious compromise on background checks conceded they might ...




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