Arms Trade

  • Asia driving 'explosion' in global arms trade: Study 25-06-2013 06:45 AM

    London: Asian powers are outpacing the United States to become the biggest spenders on defence by 2021 and are fuelling an "explosion" in the global arms trade, a study showed. The global arms trade jumped by 30 per cent to $73.5 billion between 2008-2012 in spite of the economic downturn,...
  • Nations line up to sign United Nations arms trade treaty 04-06-2013 06:38 AM

    United Nations: Delegates from dozens of countries gathered in New York on Monday and signed the first treaty to regulate the $70 billion global conventional arms trade, but the United States was not among them. On April 2, the 193-nation UN General Assembly overwhelmingly approved the UN Arms Trade Treaty...
  • Oxfam asks Govt to curb illegal arms 20-09-2006 07:34 PM

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  • Trigger happy: 40 mn guns in India 15-09-2006 08:44 PM

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