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A HG 85 hand grenade is displayed at the Waffenplatz Zuerich-Reppischtal base of the Swiss Army in Birmensdorf

Swiss Lawmakers Oppose Government Push to Relax Arms Exports

By John Miller ZURICH (Reuters) After an uproar over Swiss-made hand grenades found with Islamist militants, lawmakers on Wednesday voted to block the government from forcing...
A HG 85 hand grenade is displayed at the Waffenplatz Zuerich-Reppischtal base of the Swiss Army in Birmensdorf

Swiss Set to Ease Arms Export Rules Despite Syria Grenades Report

By John Miller ZURICH (Reuters) Switzerland looks set to loosen arms export rules to allow sales to countries embroiled in civil wars despite a newspaper...
Mass rape, cannibalism, dismemberment - UN team finds atrocities in Congo war

Mass Rape, Cannibalism, Dismemberment – UN Team Finds Atrocities in Congo...

By Tom Miles GENEVA (Reuters) Rebels and government troops in Congo have committed atrocities including mass rape, cannibalism and the dismemberment of civilians, according to...
A traffic sign is seen between Kiefersfelden and the Austrian city Kufstein

Business as Usual on German Border as EU Seeks Migrants Deal

By Jörn Poltz KIEFERSFELDEN, Germany (Reuters) Near the quiet Bavarian village of Kiefersfelden, cars and trucks can be seen waiting in long lines to cross...
An artisanal miner pans for diamonds in the town of Koidu in eastern Sierra Leone

De Beers Rolls Out App to Clean Up Sierra Leone Diamond...

By Ed Stoddard JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) Global diamond giant De Beers is rolling out an app to help small-scale, artisanal diamond miners in Sierra Leone certify...
Mini-diorama, showing Iraqi Army vehicle, is seen at home of its creator Radwan Nasser Abdel Amir, a former Iraqi soldier in Kerbala

Iraqi Ex-Soldiers Make Miniature Models to Stay in Touch with Army...

KERBALA, Iraq (Reuters) A small group of Iraqis including a soldier who fought in the civil war have turned to model making to deal with...
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