Justice Minister Michael Keenan (right) examines a range of weapons after announcing a new national gun amnesty in Canberra today. Picture: AAP

Australia announces three-month gun amnesty to combat terrorism

National Firearms Amnesty starts on July 1 Australia to hold first nationwide gun amnesty for 21 years. The National Firearms Amnesty will commence on July 1, giving Australians an opportunity to hand... Read more »
guns ammunition gun control firearms Chesterfield County Sheriff's lieutenant David Lee removes rifles from a shipping container as he and other officers sort through thousands of guns found in the home and garage of Brent Nicholson, in Pageland, South Carolina, November 10, 2015. Photo: REUTERS/Jason Miczek

One man’s collection of 5,000 guns shows ease of stockpiling arms in US

The question of how one man amassed such a stockpile of guns arises just as there is renewed American soul-searching over the widespread availability of firearms in the wake of a series... Read more »