Thalif Deen

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In the mid­dle of an in­tense de­bate on gun con­trol, the UN will meet in March aim­ing to fi­nalise an arms trade treaty.

Published On 31 Dec 2012
Fake tombstones are placed along the East River by members of the Control Arms Coalition to coincide with a diplomatic conference on the future Arms Trade Treaty in New York

The top five arms im­porters are all Asian coun­tries, with In­dia the sin­gle largest re­cip­i­ent.

Published On 20 Mar 2012

Tourist ar­rivals have in­creased from about 674 mil­lion in 2000 to 939 mil­lion in 2010 and 980 mil­lion in 2011, UN says.

Published On 23 Jan 2012
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Pres­i­dent Nouri al-Ma­li­ki has asked for bil­lions of dol­lars worth of US weapons to bol­ster Iraq’s armed forces.

Published On 17 Dec 2011
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