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Kambodscha: Zahl der Opfer von explosiven Munitionsüberresten sinkt

(27.09.2013)

Laut Angaben des kambodschanischen Minenaktionszentrums sinkt die Zahl der Opfer von explosiven Munitionsüberresten in Kambodscha um fast 30 Prozent. Die Gründe dafür sind vielfältig. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


VIDEO: Frauen in Kambodscha, die Minen räumen

(26.09.2013)

In Kambodscha räumen Frauen gefährliche Landminen und Blindgänger. Sie werden von Handicap International unterstützt. Die Filmemacherin Emma Fry hat diese wichtige Arbeit dokumentiert. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Südsudan: UN unterstützt neue Minenaktionsprogramme

(24.09.2013)

Die Vereinten Nationen fördern Programme im Südsudan, die die örtliche Polizei befähigt, Munition, Waffen und Munitionsfunde sicher zu lagern beziehungsweise zu zerstören. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


15 Jahre Integriertes Programm - ein Rückblick

(19.09.2013)

Bereits seit 15 Jahren trägt SODI mit seinem Integrierten Programm, das die Kampfmittelräumung mit Entwicklungsprojekten verbindet, dazu bei, die Langzeitfolgen des Krieges zu überwinden. weiterlesen >>>


Sambia: Überlebende von Bombenexplosionen treten für ihre Rechte ein

(16.09.2013)

Überlebende von Bombenexplosionen erzählen den Delegierten der vierten Vertragsstaatenkonferenz zum Verbot von Streubomben ihre Geschichte und fordern Unterstützung ein. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Sankt Kitts und Nevis verbieten Streubomben

(12.09.2013)

Als 84. Vertragsstaat hinterlegt Sankt Kitts und Nevis seine Ratfizierungsurkunde über das Verbot von Streubomben bei den Vereinten Nationen. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Aktivisten kristisieren Verkauf von US-Streubomben an Saudi-Arabien

(12.09.2013)

Aktivisten für das Verbot von Streubomben verurteilen den geplanten Verkauf von Streubomben durch die USA an Saudi-Arabien und mahnen den US-Präsidenten, diese inhumanen Waffen zu ächten. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Die Bomben bleiben explosiv

(09.09.2013)

Konferenz in Sambia prüft Wirkung des Verbots von Streumunition / Waffenproduzenten suchen Lücken weiterlesen >>>


Ministers of International Development and Defence visit Lebanon on 23 and 24 January

(25.01.2007)

Minister of International Development Erik Solheim and Minister of Defence Anne-Grete Strøm-Erichsen will visit Lebanon this week to take a closer look at Norway's military and civilian assistance to the country. weiterlesen >>>


Italians teaching Lebanese kids how to avoid bombs, but…

(25.01.2007)

Using role play, songs and cartoons, Italian peacekeepers are teaching Lebanese children to recognise and avoid the one million or so unexploded bombs in the streets and fields of Lebanon. But Italy is also one of Lebanon's, and Syria's, major arms suppliers. weiterlesen >>>


Army raid on rebel camp yields hardware

(25.01.2007)

BUTUAN CITY: The Philippine Army's 4th Infantry Division scored big against the New People's Army (NPA) in its area of operations when it raided a rebel outpost in Tagbina, Surigao del Sur, last week.  weiterlesen >>>


More Equipment to Clear Landmines, Unexploded Ordnance in Vietnam (VIETNAM)

(25.01.2007)

The U.S. Department of State issued the following press release:  weiterlesen >>>


Landmines and disability: a challenge faced together (UGANDA)

(25.01.2007)

Landmines are among the most dangerous weapons in armed conflict - easy and cheap to plant, but extremely difficult and costly to remove. weiterlesen >>>


Human rights deteriorating in South Asia (SRI LANKA)

(25.01.2007)

Wartorn Sri Lanka and politically unstable Bangladesh suffered worsening human rights violations in 2006 while other parts of the subcontinent saw scant progress, Human Rights Watch said Thursday.  weiterlesen >>>


Pakistan agrees to reconsider mining Afghan border (PAKISTAN)

(25.01.2007)

Pakistan's foreign minister said Tuesday the country would look at other options before going ahead with a plan to mine its border with Afghanistan, after talks with his Canadian counterpart. weiterlesen >>>


De-mining official expects South to be clear of cluster bombs by year's end (LEBANON)

(25.01.2007)

The last Israeli cluster bombs will be cleared from the South by the end of 2007, Dahlia Farran, the media officer for the Center for the Coordination of De-mining Works in Southern Lebanon (CCDSL), said Wednesday.  weiterlesen >>>


Ethiopian rebel group claim killing 120 government soldiers in east (ETHIOPIA)

(25.01.2007)

The [rebel] Ogaden National Liberation Front in an attack it launched last week against weyane [Ethiopian] soldiers stationed near Degeh Bur [eastern Ethiopia] killed over 200 soldiers and wounded several others.  weiterlesen >>>


CIDA: Canada's New Government Invests in Afghanistan's Minefield Clearance and Community-Led Development (CANADA)

(25.01.2007)

The Honourable Josee Verner, Minister of International Cooperation and Minister for La Francophonie and Official Languages, today announced that Canada will provide $8.8 million dollars for demining activities in Kandahar Province and across Aghanistan as well as $1.9 million dollars to promote community-led development in Kandahar Province. The Minister made the announcement during a visit to CFB Valcartier. weiterlesen >>>


Zambia: Angolan refugees return from Copperbelt Province (ANGOLA)

(25.01.2007)

An Angolan Airlines aircraft left Zambia's Copperbelt provincial capital of Ndola early this morning with 116 Angolan refugees. The plane was bound for Luena in Angola's eastern central province of Moxico. Two more flights are scheduled to leave later today.  weiterlesen >>>


Peshawar-based lawyers warn to move SC against fencing (AFGHANISTAN)

(25.01.2007)

The lawyer community in this provincial metropolis of Pakistan's NWFP condemned the mining of the Pak - Afghanistan border and described the decision as unconstitutional, inhuman and against international treaties.  weiterlesen >>>


Canadian soldier injured by landmine in Afghanistan (AFGHANISTAN)

(25.01.2007)

A Canadian soldier stepped on a landmine during a routine patrol in southern Afghanistan early Thursday and suffered serious but not life-threatening injuries. weiterlesen >>>


Landmines still claim lives in Afghanistan (AFGHANISTAN)

(25.01.2007)

[Presenter] Landmines claim the lives of 60 people, mainly children, every month in Afghanistan.  weiterlesen >>>


Bukenya to Grace Local Govts' Meet (UGANDA)

(25.01.2007)

Vice President Gilbert Bukenya and Defence Minister Crispus Kiyonga are expected to grace the annual general meeting of the Uganda Local Governments' Association in Gulu on January 19.  weiterlesen >>>


Torture chambers used by Tamil Tigers found in eastern Sri Lanka, defense ministry says (SRI LANKA)

(25.01.2007)

Torture chambers allegedly used by Tamil Tigers to punish escaping rebels and informers, including women fighters, have been found at guerrilla camps in eastern Sri Lanka, the Defense Ministry said.  weiterlesen >>>


Mogadishu Residents Refuse to Give Up Guns to Ethiopians (SOMALIA)

(25.01.2007)

A 13 year-old student was killed in Mogadishu when hundreds of demonstrators turned many parts of the city more chaotic than usual.  weiterlesen >>>


Fencing, Mining Pak-Afghan Border Opposed Speakers Urge Pakistan to Work out Alternate Strategy (PAKISTAN)

(25.01.2007)

GLOBAL NEWS BITES SOURCED FROM CURRENT GLOBAL NEWSPAPERS AND JOURNALS  weiterlesen >>>


Nepal Ceasefire Means No Letup in Threat from Landmines, Bombs (NEPAL)

(25.01.2007)

A ceasefire and peace process do not mean that there is safety, says UNICEF mine and bomb risk expert Hugues Laurenge. weiterlesen >>>


Landmines kill 7 police, paramilitaries in C.India (INDIA)

(25.01.2007)

At least seven members of the Indian security forces have been killed by landmine explosions in the central insurgency-hit state of Chhattisgarh, police said on Tuesday.  weiterlesen >>>


700 kilos of explosives found in Egypt's Sinai (EGYPT)

(25.01.2007)

Egyptian security services found more than 720 kilograms (1,587 pounds) of TNT near the town of Al-Arish in the north of the Sinai peninsula, security sources said Monday.  weiterlesen >>>


Belarus says landmine disposal deadline likely to be extended (BELARUS)

(25.01.2007)

The deadline for the disposal of the Belarusian army's antipersonnel landmine stockpile, one of the largest stocks in the world, is likely to be extended, Syarhey Luchyna, chief of the armed forces' engineering troops, told reporters in Minsk on Tuesday [16 January].  weiterlesen >>>


Flucht vor Kämpfen in Sri Lanka

(24.01.2007)

Colombo (ND/Agenturen). Das Foto zeigt Hunderte Antipersonenminen, die die sri-lankische Armee bei der Eroberung der Rebellenbastion Vakarai im Distrikt Batticaloa im Osten des Landes vor einer Woche beschlagnahmte.  weiterlesen >>>


Staatengemeinschaft stellt Kredite für Libanon bereit

(24.01.2007)

Nach dem Krieg mit Israel steckt der Libanon in einer tiefen politischen und wirtschaftlichen Krise. Deshalb unterstützt die Staatengemeinschaft mit neuen Krediten und Hilfsprogrammen den Wiederaufbau des Landes. weiterlesen >>>


EU: Preis für Petritsch

(24.01.2007)

Der aus Kärnten stammende derzeitige österreichische UNO-Botschafter in Genf, Wolfgang Petritsch, erhält am 23. Februar in Strassburg den "Europäischen Menschenrechtspreis" der Stiftung "Pro Europa" weiterlesen >>>


(Diesmal) war es keine Mine

(23.01.2007)

Aufregung auf dem Priwall und in Pötenitz um mysteriösen Fund  weiterlesen >>>


Irak: Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe weitet Hilfe aus

(23.01.2007)

Unterstützung für Minenopfer und für Rückkehrer im Norden des Landes weiterlesen >>>


Tödlicher Anschlag mit Sprengstoffweste

(23.01.2007)

Ein Selbstmordattentäter mit einer Sprengstoffweste hat vor einer US-Militärbasis in Ostafghanistan zehn Menschen mit in den Tod gerissen. weiterlesen >>>


Die "Bremer Antwort"

(23.01.2007)

Der Verein "EigenArt" zeigt am 3. Februar ab 20 Uhr den Film "Deadly Nam"  weiterlesen >>>


Krieg gegen Umwelt

(23.01.2007)

Streubomben und verseuchte Meeresböden: Der Libanon steht nach dem Krieg vor großen ökologischen Problemen weiterlesen >>>


UNEP Report Highlights Environmental Legacy of the Lebanon Conflict (abridged by CMC)

(22.01.2007)

Demolition Waste, Damaged Water Infrastructure and Mined Agricultural Land Legacies of the Lebanon Conflict  weiterlesen >>>


"Die Mitglieder kommen ihrer Verantwortung nicht nach"

(21.01.2007)

Am Montag (22.1.07) hat die erste Sitzungsperiode der Genfer UN-Abrüstungskonferenz begonnen. DW-WORLD sprach mit Götz Neuneck über die Gefahr eines neuen Wettrüstens im All und der Bedeutung der Konferenz. weiterlesen >>>


Klar gegen das Völkerrecht

(21.01.2007)

Bei den Schweizer Konzernen liegt Ruag ganz vorne im Rennen. Sie vertreibt ihre Güter nicht nur auf dem Binnenmarkt, sondern bedient unter anderem auch einen israelischen Rüstungskonzern mit Streumunition. Und genau deshalb steht die Ruag auf der Liste der nominierten Unternehmen.  weiterlesen >>>


Doha, Defence and Disarmament on Goff's European Agenda

(21.01.2007)

Trade, Defence and Disarmament Minister, Phil Goff, will be in Europe this week to attend a WTO Ministerial Meeting at the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, Switzerland. This will be preceded by an intensive round of meetings with Ministerial colleagues in Oslo, Brussels and Berlin. weiterlesen >>>


Dates for Olso conference seeking ban on cluster bombs set

(21.01.2007)

A conference aiming to obtain a ban on cluster bombs will be held here February 22 and 23, a government spokesman said Monday, months after a failed bid to unite the international community on the subject.  weiterlesen >>>


Australians for Lebanon

(21.01.2007)

AUSTRALIAN DELEGATION VISITS CLUSTER-BOMBED AREAS OF LEBANON, CALLS FOR BAN  weiterlesen >>>


Libanon-Debakel holt Premier Olmert ein

(17.01.2007)

Wie lange wird Israels Ministerpräsident Olmert noch regieren? Der Premier ist nach dem Rücktritt von Generalstabschef Haluz und wegen Ermittlungen der Staatsanwaltschaft gegen ihn weiter in Bedrängnis geraten - und die Aufarbeitung des Libanon-Kriegs hat gerade erst begonnen. weiterlesen >>>


Damit Kinder im Spital sich freuen

(17.01.2007)

Rotary Club Interlaken spendet für Stiftung Theodora weiterlesen >>>


UNIFIL troop strength and humanitarian activities

(16.01.2007)

The number of peacekeepers serving in UNIFIL has risen to 11,570, comprised of soldiers from 27 countries, 9,660 ground troops and 1,758 naval personnel.  weiterlesen >>>


Cluster bombs in south Lebanon to be cleared by the end of 2007

(16.01.2007)

Cluster bombs in south Lebanon left behind by Israel during a conflict with Hezbollah guerrillas last summer will be cleared by the end of 2007, local newspaper The Daily Star reported on Thursday.  weiterlesen >>>


ICBL urges Pakistan to drop plan to lay landmines on Afghan border

(16.01.2007)

BERN: The International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL) wrote to Pakistan's President, General Pervez Musharraf, urging him to abandon immediately the proposal to lay landmines along its border with Afghanistan, announced in late December 2006.  weiterlesen >>>


Landmines and disability: a challenge faced together

(16.01.2007)

Landmines are among the most dangerous weapons in armed conflict ' easy and cheap to plant, but extremely difficult and costly to remove.  weiterlesen >>>


Mogadishu residents refuse to give up guns to Ethiopians

(16.01.2007)

A 13 year-old student was killed in Mogadishu when hundreds of demonstrators turned many parts of the city more chaotic than usual. weiterlesen >>>


Die toten Soldaten und das Projekt Mitleid

(15.01.2007)

Das US-Verteidigungsministerium unterstützt das "Project Compassion". weiterlesen >>>


Gemeinsame Werte fördern

(14.01.2007)

In ihrer Ansprache am Dreikönigsabend der Landwehr legte Bundespräsidentin Micheline Calmy-Rey ihre Ansichten über die aktive Neutralitätspolitik der Schweiz dar. weiterlesen >>>


Kindernothilfe: Krieg in Sri Lanka

(11.01.2007)

Immer mehr Opfer unter Kindern  weiterlesen >>>


Isaf-Soldaten töten bei Offensive 150 Taliban

(11.01.2007)

Im schneebedeckten Süden und Osten Afghanistans lieferten sich Nato-Truppen und Taliban gestern die schwersten Wintergefechte seit dem Sturz der Gotteskrieger. Die Angreifer seien von ihren Schlupfwinkeln in Pakistan über die Grenze in die Provinz Paktika eingedrungen, hieß es.  weiterlesen >>>


MOSAMBIK / Der schwedische Starautor Henning Mankell unterstützt tatkräftig das "Teatro Avenida"

(11.01.2007)

Kommissar Wallander hat unter Afrikas Sonne nichts verloren. Sein Schöpfer versorgt das Publikum mit Klassikern von Schiller und verblüfft die Skeptiker. weiterlesen >>>


Dicke Bretter für die Armen bohren

(11.01.2007)

INTERVIEW. Pfarrer Dr. Jürgen Thiesbonenkamp leitet die Hilfsorganisation Kindernothilfe. 90 000 Paten finanzieren rund 1000 Projekte des Hilfswerks in 27 Ländern der Erde. weiterlesen >>>


Latvia honors fallen soldiers, maintains policy on Iraq

(11.01.2007)

RIGA - Hundreds gathered at St. Peter's Church on Jan. 4 to mourn the death of two Latvian soldiers killed in Iraq, while flags fluttered at half-mast across the country. Among the solemn crowd of 600 were Latvian President Vaira Vike-Freiberga and National Armed Forces Commander Juris Maklakovs. weiterlesen >>>


De-mining official expects South to be clear of cluster bombs by year's end

(11.01.2007)

TYRE: The last Israeli cluster bombs will be cleared from the South by the end of 2007, Dahlia Farran, the media officer for the Center for the Coordination of De-mining Works in Southern Lebanon (CCDSL), said Wednesday. weiterlesen >>>


MacKay talks tough on Pakistan

(11.01.2007)

Safe haven for Taliban exposes 'weak underbelly' of security in Afghanistan weiterlesen >>>


VVAF to Further Assist Vietnam to Overcome War Aftermath ( VIETNAM )

(11.01.2007)

Bobby Muller, Chairman of the Vietnam Veterans of America Foundation (VVAF) has committed to continue humanitarian projects helping Vietnam overcome the aftermath of war.  weiterlesen >>>


Sri Lanka Air Force: Bombed Weapons Dump In North ( SRI LANKA )

(11.01.2007)

(Updates with military saying the location was also used to manufacture roadside bombs, rebels saying bombing aimed at disrupting commemoration ceremonies for a top leader)  weiterlesen >>>


Philippine army wants holiday truce with communists ( PHILIPPINES )

(11.01.2007)

The Philippine military has recommended suspending offensives against communist rebels during Christmas and New Year, the chief of staff said on Wednesday, two weeks after ruling out such a truce.  weiterlesen >>>


Landmine kills ex-rebel commander in southwest Pakistan (PAKISTAN)

(11.01.2007)

A landmine blew up the jeep of a former tribal rebel commander in Pakistan 's restive southwestern Baluchistan province Tuesday, killing him and injuring four others, officials said.  weiterlesen >>>


Rights group urges Myanmar to end use of landmines ( MYANMAR )

(11.01.2007)

A New York-based human rights group claimed Wednesday that Myanmar 's military government was using landmines to terrorize and starve the civilian population.  weiterlesen >>>


China trains 230 foreign mine clearance personnel ( CHINA )

(11.01.2007)

China has helped nine countries train 230 personnel to clear landmines since 1999.  weiterlesen >>>


Government of Angola Implements Vast Three-Year De-Mining Programme ( ANGOLA )

(11.01.2007)

According to the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in Angola , over 2.2 million Angolans are still vulnerable to the threats posed by land mines indiscriminately sprinkled across the country, the legacy of the country's 27-year civil war.  weiterlesen >>>


Gunmen kill two soldiers in Senegal's Casamance (SENEGAL)

(11.01.2007)

Gunmen believed to be separatist rebels opened fire on a military vehicle in Senegal's southern Casamance region, killing two soldiers and wounding 14 others, the army in the West African country said on Thursday.  weiterlesen >>>


Bishop hits communist rebels use of landmines (PHILIPPINES)

(11.01.2007)

Butuan Bishop Juan de dios Pueblos criticized the New People's Army (NPA) for using landmines, as these could easily kill or maim innocent bystanders. weiterlesen >>>


Israeli official claims army does not possess maps of cluster-bomb sites in Lebanon (LEBANON)

(11.01.2007)

The Israeli Army does not possess maps showing in detail the locations where Israeli forces used cluster munitions in Lebanon during the July-August war, the Jewish state's deputy defense minister told Amnesty International (AI) in a report issued Wednesday.  weiterlesen >>>


4 killed in Naxal blast (INDIA)

(11.01.2007)

Four people, including two special police officers, were killed on the spot and four others seriously injured in a landmine blast triggered by Naxalites in Dantewada district on Thursday.  weiterlesen >>>


China trains 230 foreign mine clearance personnel since 1999 (CHINA)

(11.01.2007)

China has helped nine countries train 230 personnel to clear landmines since 1999.  weiterlesen >>>


UXO Demining in West Azerbaijan Districts Started (AZERBAIJAN)

(11.01.2007)

25 torrents, two 152mm artillery missiles, 10 hand grenades of F1 type were revealed and detonated as a result of cleansing operations carried out by the Azerbaijan National Agency for Mine Action (ANAMA), Trend reports.  weiterlesen >>>


Malange - Over 400 Explosive Devices Destroyed in Catala (ANGOLA)

(11.01.2007)

At least 405 explosive devices of diverse calibres were destroyed Wednesday in Catala sector, Caculama municipality, 44 kilometres east off Malange city by the National Institute of Demining (INAD).  weiterlesen >>>


Mine wounds policemen in Afghan east (AFGHANISTAN)

(11.01.2007)

Three policemen were killed and one was injured when their vehicle hit a landmine in Yaqubi district of the southeastern Khost Province.  weiterlesen >>>


Yemen Mine Action support approved ( YEMEN )

(11.01.2007)

Cooperation between the government of Yemen and UNDP in implementing the Second Phase of the UNDP support to the Yemen National Mine Action Program is underway. Building on the excellent results achieved under the program's first phase, this program will focus on the following key results.  weiterlesen >>>


US provides more demining equipment to Vietnam (VIETNAM)

(11.01.2007)

The US Government provided the Vietnamese Ministry of Defence's Centre for Bomb and Mine Disposal Technology (BOMICEN) on December 27 with nearly one million dollars worth of equipment to locate and clear landmines as well as unexploded ordnance (UXO).  weiterlesen >>>


Tiptoeing around landmines (UNITED STATES)

(11.01.2007)

Remember the International Campaign to Ban Landmines? (It won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1997.) Remember Princess Diana's visits to minefields in Bosnia and Angola ? We do.  weiterlesen >>>


VOA News: Top Casamance Official Assassinated, say Senegalese Officials (SENEGAL)

(11.01.2007)

Senegalese officials say they are investigating the killing of a top politician in the country's southern Casamance region. Separatist groups in Casamance have waged a two-decade long battle for independence. For VOA, Jordan Davis reports from Dakar .  weiterlesen >>>


Land mine kills 3 in Myanmar (MYANMAR)

(11.01.2007)

A woman and two children were killed and another child was badly injured in an apparent land-mine explosion in Shan State in eastern Myanmar last Monday, the state-run newspaper reported Friday. weiterlesen >>>


Threat of Israeli cluster bombs still plagues South Lebanon; Munitions have killed or wounded over 200 people since cease-fire ( LEBANON )

(11.01.2007)

Even as the Lebanese begin 2007, it remains important to watch one's step, especially in South Lebanon . weiterlesen >>>


Humanitarian Assistance to Lebanon ( LEBANON )

(11.01.2007)

The U.S. - Lebanon Partnership Fund is a nationwide effort to raise awareness and funds to partner with Lebanese communities to rebuild their country, providing critically needed resources to assist in the reconstruction effort in Lebanon following the recent conflict.  weiterlesen >>>


Blast Kills Abkhaz Warlord in Gali (GEORGIA)

(11.01.2007)

Otar Turnanba, a deputy chief of the Abkhaz police in the Gali district, died after his vehicle hit a land mine on December 25, Abkhaz news agency Apsnipress reported. weiterlesen >>>


Cambodian mine victim who is clearing the land to save others ( CAMBODIA )

(11.01.2007)

Landmine casualties in Cambodia , one of the most mine-contaminated countries in the world, have halved, according to figures released yesterday.  weiterlesen >>>


Government Committed to Demining Process, Development of Agriculture ( ANGOLA )

(11.01.2007)

The production of agriculture in the provinces of Huila and Huambo, alongside the demining process, are two main aspects in the year 2006 which contributed to the development of the two mentioned regions, thanks to the actions that have been implemented in the framework of the Governmental Programme of Improving and Increasing the Supply of Basic Social Services to the Populations.  weiterlesen >>>


Country Subscribes Anti-Personnel Mine Article ( ANGOLA )

(11.01.2007)

Angola Thursday in Luanda subscribed the fourth article of the Ottawa Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer or Anti-Personnel Mines and on Their Destruction estimated in the country at 83,557 artefacts of 23 diverse types.  weiterlesen >>>


Tackling the horror of landmines (SOUTH AFRICA)

(11.01.2007)

Penny Streeter has a daunting task ahead of her. She is the new ambassador of Mineseeker South Africa, which is affiliated to a UK parent body, the Mineseeker Foundation. weiterlesen >>>


Cornered Somali Islamists dig in for last stand (SOMALIA)

(11.01.2007)

Somali troops backed by Ethiopian forces launched a major assault on Friday on the last stronghold of Islamist movement militiamen.  weiterlesen >>>


Somali militia group 'surrounded' (SOMALIA)

(11.01.2007)

Somali troops backed by Ethiopian forces are fighting about 600 Islamist militiamen in the south of the country, says an interim government spokesman.  weiterlesen >>>


Kenya sends troops to border with Somalia in bid to keep Islamic militants out (SOMALIA)

(11.01.2007)

Kenya sent extra troops to its border with Somalia Wednesday and stepped up security checks of would-be refugees to keep out Islamic militants fleeing the Somali government and its Ethiopian military backers. weiterlesen >>>


Mining the boarder would cause more civilian lives on both sides, PCBL (PAKISTAN)

(11.01.2007)

Pakistan Campaign to Ban Landmines (PCBL) on Friday protested over mining Pak- Afghan border and urged Pakistan government to devise alternate strategy to monitor the boarder as mining the area would cause many innocent lives. weiterlesen >>>


Lebanese man badly wounded by cluster bomblet (LEBANON)

(11.01.2007)

A Lebanese civilian was gravely wounded on Sunday when a cluster bomblet fired by Israeli forces during last summer's 34-day war with the Shiite Hezbollah militia exploded, police said.  weiterlesen >>>


Naxal dump unearthed (INDIA)

(11.01.2007)

Large quantity of material used for making landmines and gadgets recovered.  weiterlesen >>>


Two U.N. workers hurt in Eritrean landmine explosion (ERITREA)

(11.01.2007)

Two U.N. contractors were seriously injured when their car struck a newly laid anti-tank mine last month near the tense Eritrean-Ethiopian border, the United Nations said on Wednesday.  weiterlesen >>>


Weapons cache recovered in Baghlan (AFGHANISTAN)

(11.01.2007)

Police Saturday claimed recovering a huge depot of weapons and ammunition in Baghlan district of the central Baghlan province.  weiterlesen >>>


Pakistani premier in Afghanistan for talks on border security (AFGHANISTAN)

(11.01.2007)

Pakistan's prime minister arrived in Afghanistan on Thursday to discuss border security with President Hamid Karzai a week after Islamabad announced it would fence and mine parts of the frontier to stop militants from crossing over, officials said.  weiterlesen >>>


Karzai says mining Afghan-Pakistan border won't stop terrorism (AFGHANISTAN)

(11.01.2007)

President Hamid Karzai said Thursday that Pakistan's proposal to selectively mine and fence parts of the border between it and Afghanistan will not stop the terrorism that plagues its neighbour.  weiterlesen >>>


Threat of Israeli cluster bombs still plagues South Lebanon

(11.01.2007)

Munitions have killed or wounded over 200 people since cease-fire weiterlesen >>>


Why aren't we condemning Pakistan's land-mine plan?

(11.01.2007)

Lost in the flurry of news reports of Saddam Hussein's execution was a seemingly innocuous item announcing that Pakistan is preparing to use anti-personnel land mines as a way of curtailing movement across its border into Afghanistan. This move deserves an immediate international response because of its potential destructive impact. weiterlesen >>>


Man dies after being critically wounded by cluster bomb in south Lebanon

(11.01.2007)

A 70-year-old Lebanese farmer died three months after he was critically wounded by a cluster bomb explosion in south Lebanon, the official National News Agency said Saturday. weiterlesen >>>


New violence hits Assam migrants

(11.01.2007)

Suspected separatist rebels have carried out more attacks on Hindi-speaking migrants in a third day of violence in India's Assam state.  weiterlesen >>>


Bomb injures soldier

(11.01.2007)

Vandoo in stable condition after roadside explosion weiterlesen >>>


Bomb injures soldier

(11.01.2007)

Vandoo in stable condition after roadside explosion weiterlesen >>>


55 die in fresh Assam violence

(11.01.2007)

GUWAHATI: Separatist rebels in India's restive northeastern state of Assam killed 55 people, mostly labourers and traders, in a series of coordinated overnight attacks, police said yesterday. weiterlesen >>>


15 killed as bus explodes

(11.01.2007)

COLOMBO: A suspected female suicide bomber set off a powerful blast inside a bus in southern Sri Lanka yesterday, killing 15 passengers and wounding 40 in the second bus attack in two days, police said. weiterlesen >>>


Soldier hurt by roadside bomb

(11.01.2007)

Second attack on Canadians in two days weiterlesen >>>


Sri Lanka landmine blast kills 2 officials 'rebels

(11.01.2007)

COLOMBO- Two Sri Lankan government officials were killed and three were wounded on Friday when a claymore mine exploded in a rebel-controlled northern region, the Tamil Tigers said. weiterlesen >>>