New measures include plans for the Justice Department to crack down on self-assembled "ghost guns," and make "stabilising braces" subject to registration under the National Firearms Act.
A barrage of North Korean missiles fired from both the ground and fighter jets splashed down on the waters off the country’s east coast, a show of force on the eve of a key state anniversary in the north and elections in the rival south.
Russian national Maria Butina, who was jailed in the United States in April after admitting to working as a Russian agent, arrived in Moscow, greeted by her father and Russian journalists who handed her flowers.
Most of the shootings in Canada have been blamed on gang violence and illegal guns with PM Trudeau saying the ban will include AR-15 lightweight semi-automatic rifles.
The Italian police confiscated numerous weapons of war during a raid on right-wing extremists, including a three-and-a-half-metre rocket. It had been offered for sale to Ukrainian rebels.
"God Control" features a graphic nightclub shooting, calling people to "wake up" to the reality of arms ownership and use.
European demand for fighter jets, missile defences and other weapons is growing fast amid concerns about Russia and Iran.
Around 600 people were evacuated when a World War II bomb was discovered in the old German city of Frankfurt. Specialists defused the bomb and declared it safe for residents to return.
Lawmakers voted on the first substantial changes to New Zealand's gun laws in decades, reforms which will ban the use and circulation of semi-automatics. The bill must now receive royal assent from the governor general to become law.
Police Minister Stuart Nash said that if lawmakers pass the bill as expected, the new law will take effect April 12, less than a month after the March 15 terror attacks.
After the Christchurch terror attack left 50 Muslim worshippers dead and several dozen wounded, New Zealand has decided to come up with strict gun laws.
The United States has the second highest death rate by firearms globally. Now guns are also affecting a significant number of children.
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