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EU slams Trump’s withdrawal from UN arms trade treaty

The European Union warned Saturday that US President Donald Trump's rejection of a UN treaty designed to regulate the global arms trade would hamper...

Global arms trade highest since Cold War: study

Worldwide arms trade has risen to its highest level since the Cold War in the last five years, driven by a demand from the...

Activists Condemn German Minister for Doubling German Arms Trade

Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel has presided over a massive increase in German weapons exports, despite his election promises. He should resign and make way...

Russia says will not sign ‘weak’ arms trade treaty

Russia will not sign the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty that requires governments to ensure their exports will not fuel conflicts, a senior foreign...

Global arms treaty enters into force on Wednesday

A treaty laying down international rules for the $85 billion dollar global arms trade goes into force on Wednesday, with campaigners vowing to make...

Eighteen countries ratify UN treaty on arms trade

A total of 18 countries filed documents Wednesday ratifying a UN treaty to regulate the $80-billion-a-year conventional arms trade. One year after the Arms...

US, biggest exporter, signs landmark UN arms treaty

US President Barack Obama's administration signed a UN treaty Wednesday to track exports of firearms and other conventional weapons, offering a major boost...

Italy becomes first EU state to ratify UN arms treaty

Italy's parliament on Wednesday ratified the UN's Arms Trade Treaty, which is intended to stop arms supplies to countries at war or that...

US to sign global treaty on conventional arms trade

US Secretary of State John Kerry will sign the first global treaty to regulate the $80 billion annual trade in conventional arms, a US...

UN Passes Landmark Arms Treaty

The United Nations has overwhelmingly approved (154-3 with 23 abstentions) a landmark treaty regulating trade in conventional arms. The legally-binding treaty sets international standards to...