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  1. AK47

    Posted Mar 16th 2008, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... of the revolutionary chic style that borrows its name from the German terrorist group Baader-Meinhof wearing apparel bearing the automatic rifle's silhouette. Journalist Michael Hodges' book, ...

  2. Assault rifles make PNG's gang feuds more deadly

    Posted Jul 10th 2005, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... on for centuries. But the introduction of automatic weapons in the past decade has made tribal feuds much more deadly. 'They used to settle disputes with bows and arrows, but now it's with assault rifles,' said Philip Alpers, an Australian academic who addressed the five-day summit at Goroka, in PNG's mountainous interior. 'There's been a massive increase in lethality.' ...

  3. News - World - GUN CONTROL

    US assault weapons ban proposal sidelined

    Posted Mar 21st 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Lack of support in Congress sees post-Newton massacre idea cut from proposed gun controls US assault weapons ban bid sidelined US lawmakers have dropped an effort to include a ban on assault weapons in a broader gun control package, conceding the difficulties of passing such legislation through Congress. The move by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid ...

  4. Don't blame AK-47 for mayhem, says inventor

    Posted Jul 08th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by the world's most popular assault rifle. 'I sleep well. It's the politicians who are to blame for failing to come to an agreement and resorting to violence,' Mr Kalashnikov said on Friday at a ceremony marking the birth of the rifle, the initials of which stand for 'Avtomat Kalashnikov'. It was before he started designing the gun that he slept badly, worried about ...

  5. News - World

    National Rifle Association takes back criticism of ‘open carry’ rallies

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 09:44pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Houston Statement labelled advocates of taking assault rifles into public places 'weird' Gun lobby rolls back 'open carry' criticism The most influential pro-gun group in the US has rolled back an earlier statement criticising "open carry" rallies in Texas in which gun rights advocates bring military-style assault rifles ...

  6. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines gunmen help Chinese defendants escape

    Posted Feb 20th 2013, 06:48pm by Associated Press in Manila

    ... Associated Press in Manila Philippine police say masked gunmen have helped three Chinese nationals, including two serving life sentences on drug charges, escape from jail guards who were driving them to court. Regional police chief Benito Estipona says about 20 men armed with assault rifles and wearing ski masks blocked a vehicle carrying the Chinese to the trial court ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Who said it?

    Posted Sep 12th 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... assault rifles for US$2,150 each ...

  8. Show of arms

    Posted Sep 25th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A PLA soldier shows Tan Fang, a Hong Kong University of Science and Technology student, an assault rifle during a fete at San Wai Barracks in Fanling yesterday. More than 220 students and the heads from 10 tertiary institutions joined the activities. Chinese University of Hong Kong student Jenny Siu, who wants to be a diplomat, said she was amazed by the discipline of the PLA. ...

  9. The great escape- driver unlocked cuffs with nail cutters

    Posted Aug 25th 2010, 12:00am by Alan Robles

    ... randomly with an assault rifle. Alberto Lubang, 38, claimed he managed the feat on Monday evening- with the help of a nail cutter. The driver of the ill-fated Hong Thai tour bus, Lubang told ... brother, Gregorio. At that point, Lubang claimed, the gunman went berserk and started firing his M-16 assault rifle. Frantic, Lubang worked at the handcuffs using a nail cutter attached to his ...

  10. Imitation weapons seized in police raids

    Posted Jul 06th 2004, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... in cash and a mobile phone was stolen. The arsenal captured on Saturday included two American-made magnum revolvers, a dismantled M16 assault rifle, a stun gun and more than 400 rounds ... and cash have not been recovered, police sources said. 'Parts of an M16 we seized could be assembled in the shape of an assault rifle... But it is not known whether it is capable ...




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