The firearms were sold mainly in Spain, France and Belgium, Europol said in a separate statement . Police arrested five people. In all, the police have impounded over 9,000 CETME assault weapons of different models; almost 1,000 assault weapons from manufacturers such as Mauser, Bergmann or Beretta; fully working mortar shells minus the explosive charge; anti-aircraft machine guns and pistols from the Star, Llama, Astra and FN companies and numerous revolvers.
Sturgeon announced at a press conference on Monday morning that she will be seeking the Scottish parliament's permission to begin discussions with the United Kingdom government over the terms of the next referendum . "All of our efforts at compromise have been met with a brick wall of intransigence", Sturgeon said, claiming that May's government has been given every chance to compromise.
EU Navfor said it had received confirmation from the Master of the Comoros-flagged tanker that the vessel and its crew were being held captive by armed pirates in an anchorage off the North Coast of Puntland . "The local authorities up there confirm pirates have a ship they are holding and are holding the crew against their will", Steed said in an interview on Twitter.
Three games later and Shakespeare has won them all, guiding the Champions three points clear of the relegation zone and into the quarter-finals of the Champions League after a thrilling night at the King Power Stadium. The referee didn't tell me why. A place in the quarter-finals qualifies as a once-in-a-lifetime moment for their supporters, with even the biggest optimists not expecting to hear the Champions League music again.
The agency will restore the original timeline set in agreement with carmakers, which was to determine by April 2018 whether the standards for 2022 through 2025 are still feasible, the White House official said , speaking on the condition of anonymity ahead of Trump's announcement.
During the Obama administration, CIA drones were used to carry out reconnaissance and collect intelligence to locate suspected terrorists, but attacks were then carried out by the military, Efe news reported. The Department of Defense has confirmed in January that ISIS has used improvised drones to strike at USA -backed coalition forces fighting in Mosul. Under former President Barack Obama, that authority was limited to the Pentagon in the name of transparency.