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Versteckter Feind - Landminen in Afghanistan

(04.04.2013)

Seit mehr als 30 Jahren herrscht in Afghanistan Krieg. Nahezu alle Provinzen sind von Landminen verseucht. Die Leidtragenden sind Zivilisten, vor allem Kinder. weiterlesen >>>


Burma/Myanmar: Minengefahrenaufklärung in Flüchtlingslagern

(04.04.2013)

Mehr als 127.000 Menschen leben in Flüchtlingslagern und warten auf die Möglichkeit der Rückkehr nach Hause. Dort lauern Gerfahren durch Landminen und nicht-explodierte Kampfmittel. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Indien: Landmine verletzt zwei Kinder

(03.04.2013)

Zwei Kinder werden an der Grenze zu Pakistan durch eine Landmine verletzt. Sie finden die Minen beim Hüten der Kühe. (In Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Burma/Myanmar: Minen bedrohen rückkehrende Gemeinden

(03.04.2013)

Rückkehrwillige müssen warten. Bevor nicht alle Landminen und andere Explosivkörper sicher abgesperrt und geräumt sind, gibt es keine aktive Rückkehrempfehlung durch das UNHCR. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Ostermärsche gegen Drohnen und Waffenexporte

(02.04.2013)

Der Protest richtet sich gegen Panzer für die Saudis, "Killerdrohnen" für die Bundeswehr und der Krieg in Syrien. An den Märschen nahmen weniger Menschen teil als früher. weiterlesen >>>


Bein zeigen vor dem Rathaus

(01.04.2013)

Am UN-Landminentag am 4. April kommen Doris Dörrie, Hep Monatzeder, Minenräumer und eine riesige Hose auf den Marienplatz. OB Ude schliesst sich den Forderungen an. weiterlesen >>>


Prominente zeigen Bein für eine Welt ohne Minen

(28.03.2013)

4. April: Aktionen in Berlin und München am UN-Minentag weiterlesen >>>


38 000 Euro Spenden für Minenopfer

(26.03.2013)

Die Stiftung Mine-ex unterstützt mit den Spenden Opferhilfeprojekte in Kambodscha und in Afghanistan und das weltweite Verbot von Personenminen. weiterlesen >>>


Angolan refugees from DRC get assistance

(15.06.2005)

A group of 279 Angolan refugees who arrived Sunday in Luanda from Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, received a package of food aid for three months in the elderly home of Beiral. In Beiral, the refugees also received information related to HIV/Aids and about the dangers of mines.  weiterlesen >>>


Bombers Strike Iraqi and US Forces

(15.06.2005)

Three car bombers have targeted US and Iraqi security forces in separate attacks, killing at least 10 people and wounding more than 20, while the US army reported Monday that four more American soldiers died west of Baghdad over the weekend. Two other soldiers died Saturday when their vehicle tripped a road mine near Taqaddum, 45 miles west of Baghdad. weiterlesen >>>


Erdogan: Iraq Has Become A Training Ground For Terrorists

(15.06.2005)

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has indicated that Iraq has become a training ground for terrorists since the beginning of war there. According to Erdogan, for the first time in history, Turkey and Syria agreed to share intelligence and clean the mine planted areas around their borders.  weiterlesen >>>


FSD's mine action activities in Tajikistan - Jun 2005

(15.06.2005)

Mine Action Activities in Tajikistan are very much dependant on weather conditions. Due to the mountainous terrain in which the teams operate it is not possible for the teams to deploy until the beginning of May.  weiterlesen >>>


Armoured vehicle equipped with remote-controlled weapon unveiled

(15.06.2005)

An Indian ordnance factory has developed an armoured vehicle capable of resisting powerful mine explosions and equipped with remote-controlled weapons.  weiterlesen >>>


One local injured in mine explosion

(15.06.2005)

On 12 June, during the agricultural works, resident of the Arayatly village, Fizuli district of Azerbaijan, Gabil Safarov, 1968, was injured as a result of explosion of mine buried by the Armenians in the occupied territories, Azerbaijan National Agency for Mine Action reports.  weiterlesen >>>


Landmine explodes in Grozny

(15.06.2005)

A landmine went off at a bus stop in the Staropromyslovsky district of Grozny, the capital of Russia's North Caucasus republic of Chechnya.  weiterlesen >>>


Landmine injures five in Chhattisgarh

(15.06.2005)

Five people, including four policemen, were injured Sunday in a landmine blast in Chhattisgarh that police blamed on Maoist rebels. weiterlesen >>>


In Iraq, uphill fight vs. bombs

(15.06.2005)

Improvised explosive devices, the roadside bombs that insurgents build from cast-off artillery shells and other munitions, have become the top killer of U.S. troops in Iraq, despite a massive campaign to blunt their effectiveness. weiterlesen >>>


How Falkland islanders plan to help the world by keeping their landmines

(15.06.2005)

Every day of the week Leon Marsh must drive down a track just the width of two Land Rovers, picking his way between the landmine fields that pepper his vast sheep farm in the Falkland Islands. With 117 minefields covering almost eight square miles, it is a routine that he and his fellow islanders have had to become used to in the 23 years since the conflict with Argentina ended.  weiterlesen >>>


The challenges of withdrawal

(15.06.2005)

After reaching the "historic" agreement on the withdrawal of Russian bases from Georgia on May 31, officials from both governments are faced with the fact that the process of withdrawal is almost as difficult as reaching an agreement in the first place. There is the need to clear mines in the territories of Russia's bases in Batumi and Akhalkalaki. weiterlesen >>>


Nepal violence

(15.06.2005)

There is no sign of peace as killings and counter killings continue in Nepal. In a land mine blast triggered by Maoists targeting a passenger bus, two civilians and six security men were killed in eastern Nepal.  weiterlesen >>>


Woman killed in Afghan mine blast

(15.06.2005)

An Afghan woman was killed and four others including two children injured Sunday when their vehicle hit a mine in Afghanistan's southern province of Kandahar, police sources said.  weiterlesen >>>


Further German contribution in UNDP Mine Action Program

(15.06.2005)

The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany is proud to announce that the Federal Government of Germany has just made available a contribution up to the total amount of 343.650 US$ for further implementation of the Mine Detection Dog Operations within the framework of the UNDP Mine Action Program in Yemen. weiterlesen >>>


Russischer Abgeordneter: Abzug russischer Stützpunkte aus Georgien bis zum Jahr 2008 ist nicht real

(15.06.2005)

Russland ist physisch nicht imstande, die Stützpunkte in Georgien bis zum Jahr 2008 aufzulösen, erklärte das Mitglied des Sicherheitsausschusses der Staatsduma Russlands Gennadi Gudkow am Freitag gegenüber Journalisten. Das Gelände der meisten Militärobjekte dem Abgeordneten zufolge vermint, und für die Räumung der Minen werden mindestens zwei Jahre benötigt.  weiterlesen >>>


Forced displacement by Burmese Army continues in Karen: HRW

(10.06.2005)

Myanmar army continues to target civilians in its war against ethnic Karen insurgents, forcibly displacing large numbers of poor villagrs, the Human Rights Watch has alleged. The main problems identified by Karen displaced persons were amongst others health services and landmines. weiterlesen >>>


Two army men among three hurt in two blasts in J-K

(10.06.2005)

Three persons, including a two army personnel, were injured in two overnight explosions in Jammu and Rajouri districts of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said today. weiterlesen >>>


Ban landmines

(10.06.2005)

The needless and senseless death of over 38 persons in a landmine explosion in Chitwan on Monday has again brought to the fore the need to ban the use of landmines both by the Maoist insurgents and the security personnel.  weiterlesen >>>


Russian MP dissatisfied with hasty withdrawal of bases from Georgia

(10.06.2005)

Russia and Georgia should find a civilized tone in their relations, said Gennady Gudkov, member of the State Duma (lower house of the Russian parliament) committee on defense and security. "Their confrontation is playing into the hands of Georgia's opponents in Russia," he said. Te bulk of military facilities are mined and it would take at least two years to clear the mines.  weiterlesen >>>


Healing Afghanistan's war scars

(10.06.2005)

Cradled in the arms of a US special forces soldier, a fragile young girl is levered on to a Black Hawk helicopter, an American "ambulance of the sky" bristling with machine guns and operated by gun-toting medics. Her name is Kamila, and she is eight years old, possibly 10. She has just stepped on a landmine and she is clinging to life.  weiterlesen >>>


Demining Operators And Donors Meet

(10.06.2005)

Although Mozambique has been at peace for over 12 years, anti-personnel mines buried in the soil remain a threat to human life and to free circulation within the country. weiterlesen >>>


US accounts for almost half global defense spending

(08.06.2005)

The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) issued its 2005 Yearbook on Tuesday and said that world military expenditure exceeded $1 trillion in 2004. The USA accounted for 47 per cent of this spending. In Europe, the focus has shifted towards "soft" measures and arrangements, such as surplus ammunition and landmines. weiterlesen >>>


Turkey seeks U.S. help to curb Kurdish attacks

(08.06.2005)

Turkish Foreign Minister Abdullah Gul on Tuesday urged Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to do more to stop Kurdish militants he said were crossing the border with Iraq to carry out attacks in Turkey. There is leakage from Iraq, and a noticeable increase in attacks on our troops by PKK terrorists utilizing remote controlled bombs and mines. weiterlesen >>>


Cambodia brushes off being added to US human trafficking blacklist

(08.06.2005)

Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen on Wednesday shrugged off the kingdom's addition to a US blacklist of the world's worst human trafficking violators. The premier blamed the suffering of many Cambodians in their impoverished country today on the US secret bombing in the 1960s. weiterlesen >>>


A guide to mine action: Arabic and Russian version now available!

(08.06.2005)

In 2003, the Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining (GICHD) published the Guide to Mine Action. In a short time this book has become a widely used reference manual for diplomats, donors, lawyers, practitioners, scholars, as well as journalists interested in humanitarian demining.  weiterlesen >>>


Amnesty International condemns Maoist landmine attack

(08.06.2005)

Amnesty International today condemned the killing of 45 civilians and wounding of at least 70 others in a landmine explosion for which the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) have acknowledged responsibility.  weiterlesen >>>


UN probes bus blast incident in Nepal

(08.06.2005)

The Office of United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in Nepal is sending a team to investigate Monday's bus explosion in Nepal's Chitwan district,in which 39 people were killed and over 70 injured.  weiterlesen >>>


Nepal rebels 'regret' bus deaths, launch probe

(08.06.2005)

Nepal's Maoist rebels on Tuesday apologized for a blast that killed 38 people in the worst attack on civilians since their revolt began in 1996, saying they had been aiming for a passing army convoy instead. weiterlesen >>>


Mine detecting vehicles for insurgency-hit states likely

(08.06.2005)

Home Minister Shivraj Patil yesterday indicated that landmine detecting vehicles used by the Indian Army in Jammu and Kashmir to clear roads could be inducted in other insurgency-affected states.  weiterlesen >>>


Rebellen entschuldigen sich für Anschlag in Nepal

(08.06.2005)

Der Anführer der maoistischen Rebellen in Nepal hat sich für den Anschlag auf einen Reisebus mit 36 Toten entschuldigt. Eine Gruppe der maoistischen "Volksbefreiungsarmee" sei an dem Anschlag beteiligt gewesen, bekannte Rebellenchef Pushpa Kamal Dahal alias Prachanda in einer E-Mail.  weiterlesen >>>


Bundeswehr-Dingo in Kabul angeblich auf Mine gefahren

(08.06.2005)

Ein Bundeswehrfahrzeug vom Typ Dingo 1 ist angeblich bei einer Streifenfahrt in der Nähe der afghanischen Hauptstadt Kabul auf eine Mine gefahren und bei der Explosion schwer beschädigt worden.  weiterlesen >>>


SI, 2 constables killed in landmine blast

(07.06.2005)

A Police sub-inspector and two constables were killed when suspected naxalites triggered a landmine blast in Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra today, police said. weiterlesen >>>


Iraq: Ongoing insecurity hampers landmine clearance

(07.06.2005)

Ongoing insecurity in Iraq is hampering the clearance of landmines and unexploded ordnance (UXO), forcing international organisations to leave the country or halt operations, experts told IRIN.  weiterlesen >>>


Police killed in Chechnya

(07.06.2005)

Three soldiers were killed when their truck exploded after driving over a landmine before plunging into a ravine on a road linking Serjen-Yurt and Vendeno in the south of the republic. weiterlesen >>>


Landmine explodes as fire erupts on LoC

(07.06.2005)

A sudden eruption of fire at Khoi Ratta Sector, near the LoC caused a series of explosions due to blasting of hidden landmines in the area .  weiterlesen >>>


Stetson grad aims light beams at old land mines

(07.06.2005)

As a Stetson University undergrad, Todd Du Bosq wanted to navigate the frontiers of science and engineering, search for things that not only have potential, but also great impact. He found them at the University of Central Florida's College of Optics & Photonics, where he is researching new ways to detect buried land mines.  weiterlesen >>>


Maoists blast police station

(07.06.2005)

Activists of the CPI (Maoists) blasted a police station in the district late on Monday. The fate of two constables, who were guarding the police station, was not known immediately. weiterlesen >>>


Task Force Liberty Engineers clear Iraqi farm of UXOs

(07.06.2005)

Task Force Liberty Soldiers worked to clear a cache of more than 2,500 57mm and larger rounds of unexploded ordnance near Balad, Iraq, in mid-May. weiterlesen >>>


UPI Intelligence Watch

(07.06.2005)

Ten years after the event, the United Nations is attempting to help Bosnia-Herzegovina recover from the traumas of the country's vicious inter-ethnic 1992-1995 war. Among its strategic goals is local community management of mine action, including mine-risk education and mine-victim assistance  weiterlesen >>>


Mine blast kills civilian

(07.06.2005)

Namig Salmanov, a resident of Shykhagh village of Terter District, died in a mine explosion near the Azerbaijan-Armenia frontline close to the Hasangaya village on Monday. weiterlesen >>>


Six powerful landmines recovered in Jharkhand

(06.06.2005)

Six powerful landmines, concealed under a bridge by the Cpi (Maoist) activists, were recovered in Jharkhand's Chatra district, a senior police official said today.  weiterlesen >>>


Australia funds landmine action programs in Cambodia

(06.06.2005)

Australia will provide about 1.2 million US dollars to Cambodia to counter the effects of landmines and unexploded ordnance (UXO), local media reported Saturday.  weiterlesen >>>


Kashmir-Probe

(06.06.2005)

Jammu and Kashmir Government today ordered a magisterial inquiry into the death of a youth in Shopian area of Pulwama district while in custody of security forces. Shakoor Ahmed Deva was killed on the spot and two security jawans injured in a mine blast that took place in a militant hideout at Sedav in Shopian area of the district Friday night. weiterlesen >>>


Lithuanians ready for Afghan mission

(06.06.2005)

The Lithuanian defense ministry on Friday held a farewell ceremony for troops from the Baltic state who leave this week for Afghanistan to lead a NATO provincial reconstruction team. Croatia plans to contribute some 15-20 mine clearance specialists to the mission. weiterlesen >>>


Tragedy averted in J&K

(06.06.2005)

Troops averted a major tragedy with recovery of 3 gas cylinders fitted improvised explosive device (IED) in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, where three hidouts were busted since Saturday night, official sources said.  weiterlesen >>>


Police patrol car hits mine in Dagestan: no policemen were injured in the blast

(06.06.2005)

Bandits were trying to blast a police jeep with a traffic police patrol of the Khasavyurt city police department in the Dagestani city of Khasavyurt. No policemen were injured in the blast, the alert force of the Khasavyurt city police department told Itar-Tass on Sunday.  weiterlesen >>>


5 Children Wounded by WWII Land Mine in Southern Russia

(06.06.2005)

Five children playing in a field in southern Russia have been wounded by a land mine left over from World War II when it exploded, local media reported Saturday. One of them, an 8-year old boy, was seriously hurt. All were hospitalized with shrapnel wounds. weiterlesen >>>


Bus bomb blast kills 53, hurts 40 in Nepal

(06.06.2005)

At least 53 people were killed and 40 injured in southwestern Nepal when a crowded bus was bombed by suspected Maoist rebels Monday, state radio and officials said, reports agencies.  weiterlesen >>>


Sudan: Ende des Konflikts in Sicht

(06.06.2005)

Der Vizepräsident des sudanesischen Parlaments, Angelo Bida, sagte, Afrika sei wenig von Toleranz gekennzeichnet, sondern von Kriegen und blutigen religiösen Konflikten. Europäer und Nordamerikaner trügen Mitschuld an den Tausenden von Opfern, weil sie moderne Waffen und Minen lieferten.  weiterlesen >>>


Sechs Verletzte bei Anschlag auf Militärjeep in Tschetschenien

(06.06.2005)

Bei einem Bombenanschlag auf einen ranghohen russischen Armeechef in Tschetschenien sind am Samstag sechs Menschen verletzt worden. Nahe Chankala kam ein russischer Sprengstoffspezialist bei dem Versuch ums Leben, eine Mine zu entschärfen. weiterlesen >>>


Mine zerfetzt Bus

(06.06.2005)

In Nepal sterben beim schwersten Anschlag auf Zivilisten über 50 Menschen. Maoisten oder Bürgerwehr als Täter? weiterlesen >>>


PRESSEERKLÄRUNG

(03.06.2005)

Verteidigungsministerium billigt Export von geächteten Waffen / Slowakei erhält Raketenwerfer und Streumunition - weitere Exporte sollen folgen  weiterlesen >>>


Azeri Government's Approach on the Nagorno Karabakh Conflict Settlement

(01.06.2005)

Deputy Foreign Minister and the President's special envoy on the Nagorno Karabakh conflict Araz Azimov has elaborated on the Azerbaijani government's concept on the Nagorno Karabakh conflict settlement. weiterlesen >>>


Naxalites fan out in eastern Maharashtra

(01.06.2005)

In yet another instance of Naxalites' growing influence in the eastern districts of Maharashtra, a landmine blast in Gondia on Tuesday left eight persons, including seven policemen, dead.  weiterlesen >>>


Indian troops martyr 5 Kashmiri youth in IHK

(01.06.2005)

The Indian troops, in their continued acts of state-terrorism, martyred five more Kashmiri youth, in different incidents. A troop, identified as Lance Naik, M. Gagoie got killed in a landmine blast in Rajouri district .  weiterlesen >>>


5 killed in landmine explosion in southeastern Pakistan

(01.06.2005)

Three women and two children were killed Tuesday in a landmine explosion in Pakistan's southeastern province of Balochistan, the local newspaper Dawn reported Wednesday.  weiterlesen >>>


17 killed in separate militancy-related incidents in J & K

(01.06.2005)

Seventeen people, including 12 militants and four security personnel, were killed and three others injured in fierce gun battles across Jammu and Kashmir, where three ultras were arrested, a police spokesman said today. Security forces busted three more hideouts during search operations at Khadian-Pukhrani in Rajouri and Poonch sector and Kund-Mahore in Udhampur and recovered three AP mines, eight grenades and three kg. of explosives. weiterlesen >>>


Four U.S. Airmen and One Iraqi Killed in Crash

(01.06.2005)

Four U.S. Air Force servicemembers and one Iraqi airman died in the Iraqi military aircraft crash in Iraq's eastern Diyala province May 30, coalition officials reported today. A large of amount of mines, mortars and artillery rounds were recovered from three sites, including 381 anti-personnel mines, 24 62 mm mortar rounds and 11 rocket-propelled grenade rounds.  weiterlesen >>>


Algeria violence claims more casualties

(01.06.2005)

Troops killed two gunmen and captured two more in separate operations after two soldiers were slain and five others injured in an attack in east Algeria. In another incident, in the province of Khanshala in eastern Algeria, the army captured two gunmen during a combing operation in which two soldiers were wounded in a land mine explosion. weiterlesen >>>


Five die in Pakistan landmine blast

(01.06.2005)

Authorities in Pakistan say five women have been killed in a landmine explosion in the southwestern province of Baluchistan. weiterlesen >>>


Seven policemen killed in naxal mine blast

(01.06.2005)

Eight people, including seven policemen, were killed and two other police personnel injured in a landmine blast executed by naxalites at Bevartola village in Gondia district.  weiterlesen >>>


Two U.S. Soldiers save life of Afghan soldier

(01.06.2005)

Two Soldiers at the Kabul Military Training Center were awarded the Army Commendation Medal with Valor device this month for saving the life of an Afghan soldier. Staff Sgt. Scott Erhman and Staff Sgt. David Dixon of the 136th Regional Training Center received the award for actions that saved an Afghan National Army soldier who stepped on a land mine near KMTC.  weiterlesen >>>


Amerikanischer Professor trainiert Bienen für Minensuche

(01.06.2005)

Ein amerikanischer Professor hat Bienen darauf trainiert, Landminen aufzuspüren. Die Bienen seien in der Lage, die Minen auch aus großem Abstand am Geruch zu erkennen, sagte Professor Jerry Bromenshenk von der Universität von Montana.  weiterlesen >>>


Germans open children's hospital in Afghanistan

(01.06.2005)

Children injured by landmines will be among those to benefit from a new paediatric hospital built and run by Germans in the Afghan capital Kabul. weiterlesen >>>


CPI (Maoist) commander held in Varanasi

(01.06.2005)

Bihar Police have arrested self-styled commander of the proscribed CPI (Maoist) Kameshwar Baitha, who was carrying a cash reward of Rs two lakh, IG (Operation) R R Verma said today. Baitha, supposed to be an expert in laying and manufacturing landmines and other explosive devices. weiterlesen >>>


Friends hit the road to clear land of mines

(01.06.2005)

Friends are hoping to clock up £10 per kilometre when they trek across Britain to raise awareness of landmines and money to clear them. weiterlesen >>>


Royal Navy 'Robots' to Hunt Down Underwater Mine Menace

(01.06.2005)

The Royal Navy is to take delivery of a fleet of high-tech unmanned underwater 'robots' to help track down deadly sea mines.  weiterlesen >>>


Congolese sites close as last Angolan refugees leave

(01.06.2005)

A last convoy of Angolan refugees has returned home from the southern Congolese region of Kisenge, ending a refugee programme that ran for more than 20 years. The poor state of roads in war-devastated areas and the danger of landmines are among the obstacles to Angolan repatriation.  weiterlesen >>>


U.N. Brings Anti-Landmine Campaign To Main Street

(01.06.2005)

It's a scene replayed hundreds of times across the Bay Area every summer weekend -- parents standing on the sidelines cheering their young children as they play soccer in a city park. weiterlesen >>>


Eritrea to regulate NGOs

(01.06.2005)

Eritrea on Monday published legislation to regulate the operations of all non-government organisations (NGOs), including a requirement for them to pay taxes on imported materials, said officials. In August 2002, Asmara suspended three NGOs that were involved in mine removal operations on the Eritrea-Ethiopai border.  weiterlesen >>>


Blasts aimed at Nato vehicle; seven injured

(01.06.2005)

Taleban militants claimed responsibility yesterday for a bicycle bomb aimed at a Nato-led vehicle which wounded at least seven Afghans and a rocket which slammed into the peacekeeping force's base in Kabul. Five Afghans died and one was injured when a minibus drove over a landmine  weiterlesen >>>


UN remains committed to helping Iraqi Government and people, envoy says

(01.06.2005)

Meeting with Iraq's Prime Minister in Baghdad, Secretary-General Kofi Annan's Special Representative has reviewed the overall political and security situation and pledged the continued support of the United Nations to the country's Government and people. Assistance covers amongst others mine action. weiterlesen >>>


Jawan killed in landmine blast

(01.06.2005)

An Army jawan was killed in a land-mine blast in Baba Khorie area in Rajouri district today. While one person was kidnapped by the militants from Gucha-wali dhok on Sunday night under the jurisdiction of Thanamandi police station in same district.  weiterlesen >>>


Mozambique on explosives alert

(31.05.2005)

Mine-clearing workers in Mozambique have warned residents to stay away from a rural area outside Maputo after more than 3 000 explosive devices left over from the 1976-1992 war were discovered there, a spokesperson said on Wednesday.  weiterlesen >>>


Suspected landmine found in flat

(31.05.2005)

Army bomb disposal teams are carrying out tests on a suspected landmine that was found in a north Manchester flat.  weiterlesen >>>


Huge cache of explosives recovered

(31.05.2005)

Police on Wednesday said they recovered a large quantity of explosives left by naxalites along the Bijapur-Bhairamgadh road.  weiterlesen >>>


Security services seize large arms cache in Ingushetia

(31.05.2005)

Ingushetia's regional branch of the Federal Security Service seized in a special operation a large arms cache on Wednesday.  weiterlesen >>>


CBS Evening News Features Force Protection, Inc.'s Buffalo Armored Vehicle; Mine Clearance Vehicle is ``Humvee On Steroids''

(31.05.2005)

Force Protection, Inc. (OTCCB: FRPT - News) and its Buffalo mine clearance vehicle were featured on CBS Evening News Wednesday night. In a major news report, which included a pre-broadcast promo of the story on Force Protection, Inc. and the Buffalo, CBS Evening News with Bob Schieffer called the Buffalo a "humvee on steroids" and a "lifesaver" for soldiers tasked with detecting and removing threats such as improvised explosive devices (IEDs), land mines and roadside bombs from the streets of Iraq.  weiterlesen >>>


Soldier with Arkansas Ties Dies in Iraq

(31.05.2005)

Another solider with Arkansas ties has become the latest statistic in the casualty of war. Specialist Tyler I. Creamean died Sunday in Iraq when the tank he was in struck a land mine.  weiterlesen >>>


2 Dutch soldiers injured in bomb explosion in Afghanistan

(31.05.2005)

Two Dutch soldiers of Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) were injured in a bomb explosion Thursday morning when their car passing the northeast Afghan province of Baghlan, officials said.  weiterlesen >>>


Geteiltes Echo

(30.05.2005)

Benefiz-Gala der US-amerikanischen Organisation Adopt-A-Minefield in Neuss weiterlesen >>>


Ausbildungsanlage für Minenexperten

(27.05.2005)

Das Pionierbataillon 2 in Salzburg hat eine Ausbildungsanlage zur Kampfmittelabwehr errichtet. Gerade bei Auslandseinsätzen seien Minen eine permanente Gefahr für die Soldaten.  weiterlesen >>>


Ten Russian troops wounded in remote-controlled mine blast in southern Russia

(27.05.2005)

Ten Russian servicemen were wounded when an unknown assailant detonated a remote-controlled mine on a highway in southern Russia, police said Tuesday.  weiterlesen >>>


UN-Iraq reconstruction and development update Apr 2005

(27.05.2005)

As part of the United Nation's contribution to the nationwide reconstruction and development of Iraq, the UN Country Team (UNCT) in collaboration with the Iraqi Authorities, the private sector and NGO partners, have taken a lead role in the delivery of assistance and the strengthening of national capacity in Iraq. The country wide hazard posed by Explosive Remnants of War (ERW), such as landmines and unexploded ordnance, continues to hamper the daily routine of the Iraqi population.  weiterlesen >>>


Texas Soldier Killed By Mine In Afghanistan

(27.05.2005)

Army Pfc. Steven Tucker, 19, of Grapevine died Saturday of injuries suffered when his Humvee drover over an anti-tank mine in Afghanistan, family members said. weiterlesen >>>


Two Lashkars, two soldiers killed in Surankote encounter

(27.05.2005)

A card recovered from the site showed that one of the slain Lashkar was a medico from Pakistan. This is not the first time that people from well-heeled families and good education were found to have joined the militant cadre to wage a war with Indian forces. A villager was critically injured in a mine blast in Poonch district. The incident occurred when 26-year-old Mohammad Bashir accidentally stepped on a mine while heading towards his fields in Jandrolla area.  weiterlesen >>>


Kashmir-Mine

(27.05.2005)

An anti-personnel mine was detected and defused by security forces near International Border (IB) in Akhnoor sector of Jammu and Kashmir, Border Security Force sources said today.  weiterlesen >>>


Georgian Soldier Injured in Iraq

(27.05.2005)

One Georgian soldier was badly injured in Iraq on May 24 as a result of a mine explosion, while a convoy of Georgian and U.S. troops was heading from Baghdad to Bakuba, the Georgian Defense Ministry reported. weiterlesen >>>


Festgenommene Extremisten bereiteten eine Serie von Terrorakten in Tschetschenien und Dagestan vor

(27.05.2005)

Die an der Grenze zwischen Tschetschenien und Dagestan festgenommenen fünf Extremisten aus der Bande von Achmed Awdorchanow (ehemaliger Leibwächter des vor kurzem getöteten tschetschenischen Extremistenführers Aslan Maschadow) sind professionelle Bombenleger. Bei den Extremisten neben einer Partie von einsatzbereiten selbstgemachten Sprengladungen von hoher Explosivkraft auch Minen, Handgranaten, Munition und elektrische Zündsätze sichergestellt. weiterlesen >>>


Festgenommene Extremisten bereiteten eine Serie von Terrorakten in Tschetschenien und Dagestan vor

(27.05.2005)

Die an der Grenze zwischen Tschetschenien und Dagestan festgenommenen fünf Extremisten aus der Bande von Achmed Awdorchanow (ehemaliger Leibwächter des vor kurzem getöteten tschetschenischen Extremistenführers Aslan Maschadow) sind professionelle Bombenleger. Bei den Extremisten neben einer Partie von einsatzbereiten selbstgemachten Sprengladungen von hoher Explosivkraft auch Minen, Handgranaten, Munition und elektrische Zündsätze sichergestellt.  weiterlesen >>>


Georgischer Soldat im Irak schwer verletzt

(27.05.2005)

Bei der Explosion einer Mine ist einer der rund 900 im Irak stationierten Soldaten schwer verletzt worden. Die Mine detonierte in einem Konvoi, in dem sich Soldaten der US- und der georgischen Streitkräfte befanden.  weiterlesen >>>


Rebuilding schools in South Sudan

(25.05.2005)

As a Roman Catholic priest, Father Simon Khamis took a vow of poverty when he was ordained more than 20 years ago. "It's just as well," he says with an infectious laugh. As head of community outreach for two desperately poor Sudanese schools, he says, these days "I'm not asking for any payment. My vows of poverty are being fulfilled." Father Simon, a former refugee himself, is just one of many South Sudanese making sacrifices to educate the next generation. In one open-air "classroom", young children sing - in loud, cheerful English - "the wheels on the bus go round, round, round, all the way to Juba", referring to a nearby town that is still inaccessible because of landmines. weiterlesen >>>


Bozena-5 medium flail machine delivered to Azerbaijan

(25.05.2005)

On May 20, to Azerbaijan was delivered Bozena-5 medium flail demining machine that has produced in Slovakia, reports AzerTAj refers to the ANAMA press service. weiterlesen >>>


DHB Industries, InfoSpace, and InterDigital Communications

(25.05.2005)

DHB Industries announced today that a subsidiary of the company's Armor Group, Protective Apparel Corporation of America (PACA). has received $5.2 million in delivery orders from the United States Army for PACA's Countermine Ensemble. According to the company's press release, the U.S. Army's Countermine Ensemble is designed to defeat fragmentation from Anti-Personnel Mines and is used by the U.S.  weiterlesen >>>


Indian project to light up Kabul with Uzbek supply

(25.05.2005)

Committed to building infrastructure in Afghanistan, the Union government is all set to clear the Rs 500-crore Pul-e-Khumri to Kabul power transmission project that will bring the much-needed Uzbek power for the capital. There's only one road connecting Pul-e-Khumri to Kabul. In addition to this, the road is peppered with land mines with their concentration increasing as one gets closer to Kabul.  weiterlesen >>>


Spartan Chassis Secures Military Defense Orders

(25.05.2005)

Spartan Chassis, Inc., a subsidiary of Spartan Motors, Inc. , today announced that it has received subcontract orders from Force Protection, Inc., a Charleston, S.C.-based manufacturer of ballistic and mine-protected military vehicles, to supply and integrate key chassis components and assist in the manufacture of military defense vehicles. weiterlesen >>>


Bié: Sapper Triggers Mine in Kusseque Locality

(25.05.2005)

A sapper of the British Non Governmental Organisation "The Halo Trust" accidentally activated an antipersonnel mine in Kusseque locality, Chitembo district, south Bié province. weiterlesen >>>


Naxalites kill one SHO, five policemen, injure seven

(25.05.2005)

Stepping up their activities, the Naxalites killed one Station House Officer (SHO) and five security personnel, including four para-military forces and seriously injured seven policemen in two separate incidents. Also in a series of incidents, the Naxalites landmined a private vehicle and fired indiscriminately at a private bus. weiterlesen >>>


Five Afghan soldiers killed in landmine blast in Spin Boldak

(25.05.2005)

At least five Afghan soldiers were killed when their vehicle went over a landmine in the Spin Boldak area of southern Afghanistan on Monday evening. weiterlesen >>>


Four killed in Kashmir violence

(25.05.2005)

Two people were shot dead in occupied Kashmir, where a civilian died in an explosion and a Kashmiri fighter was killed by troops during a clash, police said on Monday. Another civilian died on Sunday when he stepped on a land mine in the Tosha Maidan area of central Budgam district, police said. weiterlesen >>>