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Gun Policy News, 8 November 2013

Sudáfrica

8 November 2013

Independent/IOL Daily News (South Africa)

A man in a car stopped by police on Thursday in Malvern, Durban, was allegedly carrying a loaded gun hidden in a loaf of bread. Police spokesman, Captain Thulani Zwane, said the man was arrested and a case of possessing an unlicensed firearm was opened at the Malvern police station. Another man in the car was also arrested for carrying a concealed weapon. Police allegedly found a knife concealed in his belt. The men were expected to appear on Friday in the Pinetown... (GunPolicy.org)

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Nueva Zelandia

8 November 2013

New Zealand Herald

An "alarming" cache of high-powered firearms and ammunition have been seized from an Auckland lock-up. Shotguns, military-style assault rifles, a silenced rifle, a handgun and thousands of rounds of ammunition were found by detectives at a storage compound in Onehunga yesterday as part of an on-going investigation into an associate of the Hells Angels. A late model Holden ute was also confiscated under an asset seizure order and criminal charges are likely to be laid... (GunPolicy.org)

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África,Europa,Estados Unidos

8 November 2013

SwissInfo / Reuters

LONDON - The chaotic fallout of the "Arab Spring" is fuelling a surge in the smuggling of drugs, weapons and people across the Mediterranean, and cash-strapped regional powers are struggling to respond. Last month, European leaders in Brussels turned down calls from southern European states already hard hit by the euro-zone crisis for additional support to tackle record numbers of migrants attempting to cross to the continent in frequently perilous journeys arranged by... (GunPolicy.org)

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Malta,Unión Europea

8 November 2013

Times of Malta

Some 20,000 Maltese were estimated to own firearms according to a study carried out by Eurostat. However, only two per cent said they owned the gun for personal protection, much less than the EU average of 14 per cent. A total 21 per cent said they were collectors. The study, conducted in collaboration with Misco last month, found that only seven per cent of those surveyed had owned a firearm. Some 78 per cent said they agreed with cooperating with neighbouring EU... (GunPolicy.org)

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Sierra Leona,Grecia,Ucrania,Siria,Libia,Turquía

8 November 2013

Greek Reporter

According to sources, the cargo ship "nourm" flagged with Sierra Leone, transferred a large amount of weapons. It was identified yesterday evening near Imia and was escorted to the port of Symi this morning. After an investigation, the cargo ship had troubled the authorities in the past for drug trafficking and when the port board appeared, changed its direction. Eventually, the ship stopped and was led to the port of Symi, under the port escort. The ship had started... (GunPolicy.org)

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Estados Unidos

8 November 2013

New York Times, Opinion

It's not as if Dick Metcalf was some kind of gun control fanatic. On the contrary, he's a gun guy through and through, such an unyielding defender of the Second Amendment that last year he led the charge to push through a law giving the residents of Pike County, Ill., where he lives, the right to carry concealed guns without a permit. He called the practice "constitutional carry" rather than "concealed carry." In the early 1980s, he and a handful of friends started a... (GunPolicy.org)

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