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Schüler engagieren sich für Minenopfer

(15.03.2013)

Oberhaching - Schüler protestieren gegen Landminen und Streubomben, die immer noch weltweit explodieren. weiterlesen >>>


Syrien: Einsatz von Streubomben gegen Zivilisten

(14.03.2013)

Laut Amnesty International setzt die syrische Regierung Streubomben gegen die Zivilbevölkerung ein. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


„Zeig dein Bein für eine Welt ohne Minen“: Erfolgreicher Kampagnenstart

(14.03.2013)

Am 1. März startete die Kampagne „Zeig dein Bein für eine Welt ohne Minen.“ Sie wurde am Münchner Karlsplatz/Stachus mit einem großartigen Event eröffnet. weiterlesen >>>


AUDIO: Gaddafis tödlicher Nachlass

(13.03.2013)

Die Minengefahr in Libyen  weiterlesen >>>


Minenräumer auf den Falklands/Malvinas

(11.03.2013)

Arbeit in der Todeszone: Vor mehr als 30 Jahren haben Großbritannien und Argentinien um die Falklands gekämpft, noch immer werden 20.000 Minen auf den Inseln vermutet. weiterlesen >>>


Berg-Karabach: Landminengefahr nimmt ab

(07.03.2013)

Seit zwölf Jahren räumt die britische Organisation Halo Trust Minen in Berg-Karabach. Seitdem nimmt die Minengefahr ab, bleibt aber bis heute Bestandteil des täglichen Lebens. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Thailand/Kambodscha: Landminenunfall im Grenzgebiet

(07.03.2013)

Thailand untersucht die näheren Umstände eines Minenunfalls am Dienstag, in dem drei thailändische Grenzsicherheitsleute verwundet wurden. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Mali: Deutschland unterstützt Minenräumung

(05.03.2013)

Deutschland unterstützt das westafrikanische Krisenland Mali bei der Entschärfung von Landminen und stellt Ausrüstung zur Verfügung. weiterlesen >>>


Indian army under fire for wasting lives clearing a million landmines

(11.05.2005)

The Indian army came under heavy attack Friday for putting soldiers at risk in a gigantic operation to clear more than a million landmines laid along the border during a near-war with Pakistan in 2002.  weiterlesen >>>


5000 tribesmen hit by landmines

(11.05.2005)

Chairman of Community Motivation and Development Organization (CMDO) and Pakistan Campaign to Ban Landmines (PCBL) Dr Zafar Khan Tuesday here said that 5000 victims of landmine had been identified in the tribal area and asked the government to take comprehensive steps for their rehabilitation.  weiterlesen >>>


WAPDA man injured in land mine blast

(11.05.2005)

An Assistant Line Man of WAPDA was injured when a landmine blasted off near Barkhan Wednesday. According to details, a WAPDA team was working in Hann stream to install four electricity poles destroyed by terrorists some time ago. weiterlesen >>>


Demining expert killed in Bosnia

(11.05.2005)

A Bosnian Serb soldier was killed Thursday when a mine exploded as he was clearing a minefield left over from the 1992-95 war, the Bosnian Serb army said in a statement.  weiterlesen >>>


Report: Turkey-Israel ties remain strong

(11.05.2005)

Defense relations between Israel and Turkey remain strong despite a shift toward Islam in the Turkish government. The two countries are cooperating in demining their 700 kilometer-long border. weiterlesen >>>


Demining equipment: CAG flays NDA govt

(11.05.2005)

The previous NDA government has got fresh flak from the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) for delayed purchase of de-mining equipment putting at risk lives of army personnel post 'Operation Parakram'.  weiterlesen >>>


Primitive bombs in Iraq pose deadly threat

(11.05.2005)

One of the daily dangers U.S. forces face in Iraq can come in the form of a box, a water can, or even trash. On Wednesday, the family and friends of Cpl. Joseph Tremblay, a 23-year-old New Windsor man, bid farewell to the Marine killed by an improvised explosive device in Iraq last week. weiterlesen >>>


Humvee not tough enough

(11.05.2005)

The Pentagon wants to replace its Humvees, which are getting blown up by roadside bombs in Iraq despite carrying as much armour as possible. weiterlesen >>>


Landmine blast in Poonch, three BSF men injured

(11.05.2005)

Three Border Security Force personnel, including an Assistant Commandant, were injured in a land mine blast in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir today, official sources said. weiterlesen >>>


'Goalpost' kills kids

(10.05.2005)

Five children were killed in Iran after they used an explosive shell as a soccer goalpost, the student agency ISNA reported on Wednesday.  weiterlesen >>>


Land Mines - A Love Story

(10.05.2005)

A young Afghani woman, Habiba, sits on a gurney in a Red Cross clinic in Kabul, one leg dangling in front of her. A female staff member holds her other leg, a prosthesis, asking why she has cut away some of the top. Habiba, who's about 21, explains that it was hurting her stump, so she tried to fix it. Maybe it has something to do with her pregnancy, she says. weiterlesen >>>


Weapon prices plummet

(10.05.2005)

Arms dealers in Mogadishu, once the most prosperous of merchants in lawless Somalia, have begun to complain of hard times as prices for weapons plummet, ahead of the expected arrival of regional peacekeepers.  weiterlesen >>>


Two CRPF men killed in Chhattisgarh

(10.05.2005)

Two paramilitary troopers were killed and seven injured in Chhattisgarh in landmine blasts blamed on the extremist group Communist Party of India-Maoist. weiterlesen >>>


Munitions left along Iraq/Iran border cleaned up

(10.05.2005)

Soldiers from Task Force Liberty's 278th Regimental Combat Team and personnel from Iraq's Department of Border Enforcement continue with Operation Clean Sweep along border of Iraq and Iran. The mission is to clean up and remove artillery shells, mines and weapons left along the border from the war with Iran in the 1980s.  weiterlesen >>>


Violence in Kashmir Declines: India

(10.05.2005)

A government of India report yesterday said the level of violence in Indian Kashmir declined considerably in 2004 over the previous year. weiterlesen >>>


Cache with ammunition found on Chechen-Dagestan border

(10.05.2005)

A cache with ammunition has been found in the forest of Chechnya's Nozhai-Yurt region not far from the Novolaksky region of Dagestan. The cache contained nine mines, nine RPG-7 mortar shells, 20 kilograms of explosives and detonators.  weiterlesen >>>


CyTerra lands $5.8M Army contract

(10.05.2005)

Explosive and land-mine detection manufacturer CyTerra Corp. collected $5.8 million of a $23.4 million mine detector contract with the U.S. Army. weiterlesen >>>


BrahMos to adorn 'made-in-Kerala' tag

(10.05.2005)

The world's most supersonic cruise missile would fly with components with made-in-Kerala tag if the ongoing discussions between Brahmos Corporation and Keltron reach a meeting point. weiterlesen >>>


Mine cleanup launched at Turkish border

(10.05.2005)

The Georgian Border Guard Department reports they plan to start clearing mines found outside of Akhaltsikhe along the Georgian-Turkish border on Friday.  weiterlesen >>>


Pak. national arrested near border in J-K

(10.05.2005)

One Pakistani national was arrested near the International Border at Samba near here, while security forces recovered arms and ammunition from a militant hideout in Gool area of Udhampur district in Jammu and Kashmir, official sources said here today.  weiterlesen >>>


Ambush kills nine Afghan soldiers as attacks escalate

(10.05.2005)

Nine Afghan soldiers were killed and three wounded in an ambush Thursday in southern Afghanistan, in the worst single attack by insurgents against the newly trained Afghan National Army, a military spokesman said. The nine soldiers were on patrol in a mountainous district called Shah Wali Kot, in the southern province of Kandahar, when their vehicle struck a mine and immediately came under fire from gunmen, the Defense Ministry spokesman, Gen. Zaher Azimi, said.  weiterlesen >>>


Two missing after battle

(10.05.2005)

A British officer and a British soldier are missing, presumed dead, after a battle with tribesmen in a rugged area about 60 miles north of Aden, a Middle East Command spokesman said today. A week ago a British major was killed and two officers and two Arabs wounded when a land mine exploded in the same area.  weiterlesen >>>


Demining Fund Gets over US$ 4.6M from Norway

(10.05.2005)

The International Trust Fund for Demining and Mine Victims Assistance (ITF) has received a donation of US$ 4.64m for 2005, the Slovenian-run ITF said in a press release on Tuesday.  weiterlesen >>>


Policemen killed in Taliban attack

(10.05.2005)

A suspected landmine explosion killed two policemen and injured three others in southeastern Afghanistan yesterday, while a Taliban rebel has been killed and six others arrested in the region. weiterlesen >>>


Migrants risking Greek minefields

(10.05.2005)

In the far north-eastern corner of Greece, along the sensitive border with Turkey, lie the killing fields of the European Union. It is not known exactly how many people have died or been maimed in this region since the Greek army planted thousands of landmines 30 years ago. weiterlesen >>>


Cypriot defence minister: Turkish forces show no "good will" for demining

(10.05.2005)

Cyprus Defence Minister Kiriakos Mavronikolas said here today that there is no good will on behalf of the Turkish occupation forces for the demining of the cease-fire line dividing Cyprus since 1974.  weiterlesen >>>


Authorities concerned about missing land mine warning signs

(10.05.2005)

Croatia's mine-clearing authorities expressed concern Thursday about the disappearance of signs that mark mine fields, saying more and more were being removed in a trend that endangers lives.  weiterlesen >>>


A person injured after stepping on a landmine

(10.05.2005)

A person was injured after stepping on an anti-personnel land-mine which was planted by the terrorist organization of PKK in Cukurca town of southeastern Turkish city of Diyarbakir, sources told the A.A on Friday. weiterlesen >>>


Georgia: 300 people have become victims of landmines over the past three years

(10.05.2005)

The Georgian committee for prohibition of landmines reports that 300 people became victims of landmines in 2001-04. The committee noted that 111 tragedies happened in 2001. There are 54 children and 21 women among the victims.  weiterlesen >>>


Mine blast kills three Afghan counter-narcotics police, wounds two

(10.05.2005)

A landmine blast in eastern Afghanistan killed three Afghan counter-narcotics police and wounded two others Saturday as they were examining poppy crops in the region, police said.  weiterlesen >>>


Hunter killed, two injured in mine explosion in southern Croatia

(10.05.2005)

A hunter was killed and another two seriously injured Saturday in an explosion of a landmine in Croatia's mountainous southern region, national television reported.  weiterlesen >>>


Kiwi to head anti-cluster bomb campaign

(10.05.2005)

A 25-year-old New Zealander has been appointed to lead the international campaign against the use of cluster bombs. Thomas Nash is the first coordinator of the Cluster Munitions Coalition, formed last year by 150 international groups.  weiterlesen >>>


Maoist couriers produced in court

(10.05.2005)

The police produced two couriers of the CPI (Maoist) -- Chalakoti Vineel Reddy and Bandikanti Krishna -- whom they arrested on April 29, before the Macherla magistrate's court on Saturday evening.  weiterlesen >>>


Two children die, two others injured in accidental mortar blast in Cambodia

(10.05.2005)

Two children were killed and two others seriously injured in northeastern Cambodia when two mortars they were trying to scavenge for scrap exploded, police said Friday.  weiterlesen >>>


Four injured by landmines along border with Eritrea

(10.05.2005)

Four Ethiopians have been injured along the disputed border with Eritrea after a spate of blasts from freshly planted landmines, a senior UN official said on Thursday. weiterlesen >>>


Explosion of Afghan warlord's home kills at least 26

(10.05.2005)

The warlord piled up weapons and explosives in a hidden underground bunker in his remote village, his armory against Afghanistan's decades of fighting, according to officials. In a flash, they were gone, along with a swath of the mountain hamlet and at least 26 lives. Accidents with land mines and other old explosives have afflicted a stream of Afghans. weiterlesen >>>


De-mining Poonch-Rawalkot road, an onerous task

(10.05.2005)

With India and Pakistan having agreed to give a new route to the caravan of peace following Srinagar-Muzaffarabad bus service, Indian army faces the onerous task of de-mining Poonch-Rawalkot road.  weiterlesen >>>


Youth group learns more on landmines

(10.05.2005)

The landmine issue is becoming one of great importance, not only in affected countries, but all over the world. Recently, several youth from the community took part in conference through the Red Cross, which was led by Youth Mine Action Ambassador Program representative Julia Turvey.  weiterlesen >>>


Unprecedented International Gathering Seeks Keys to Recovery for Survivors of War-Related Injuries

(10.05.2005)

Survivors from 37 Countries to Join Experts at May 9-10 Conference. American Servicewomen Amputees from Iraq War to Give Keynote Remarks. weiterlesen >>>


APCLC fumes at Maoists for mine blast

(10.05.2005)

The Andhra Pradesh Civil Liberties Committee (APCLC) on Tuesday found fault with the CPI (Maoist) for blasting a claymore mine in a public place to target Prakasam district superintendent of police Mahesh Chandra Laddha and killing innocent passers-by in the process. weiterlesen >>>


Russian rescuers get inique robotic system

(10.05.2005)

A specialist robotic system is to be unveiled at the Leader 294th High-Risk Rescue Center of the Russian Emergencies Ministry on Wednesday. The system's primary missions are among other things mine clearing. weiterlesen >>>


Katastrophenschutz bekommt einen einmaligen Roboterkomplex

(10.05.2005)

Im Zentrum 294 für Rettungsaktionen unter hohem Risiko, "Leader", des russischen Ministeriums für Katastrophenschutz wird am Mittwoch ein technischer Roboterkomplex vorgestellt. Zu den Hauptaufgaben des Komplexes gehört u.a. die Entschärfung von Munition und Minen. weiterlesen >>>


Kanzler Schröder bei der vergessenen Truppe

(10.05.2005)

Auf der Reise in die Türkei machte Kanzler Gerhard Schröder einige Stunden Station in Bosnien-Herzegowina. Die Inszenierung war wie immer perfekt: Bei Sarajewo-Bier plauderte er mit deutschen Soldaten unter einem Maibaum. Und der Kanzler stellte mehr Visa für Bosnier in Aussicht. weiterlesen >>>


Die einbeinigen Fahrradkuriere von Kabul

(09.05.2005)

Afghanistans Hauptstadt Kabul steht ständig vor dem Verkehrsinfarkt: Es gibt keine Ampeln, zu Stoßzeiten sind die Kreuzungen mit russischen LKW, Allradwagen und Eselskarren verstopft. Einzig Mutige wie der Fahrradkurier Ali Yawar Hoshmand kommen hier durch. weiterlesen >>>


WDR zeigt am 8. Mai einen TATORT zum Thema Landminen

(09.05.2005)

Am 8. Mai jährt sich zum sechzigsten Mal das Ende des 2. Weltkrieges. In diesem Krieg begann die tödliche Karriere der Landminen, die damals erstmals massenhaft eingesetzt wurden und Hunderttausende von Opfern gefordert haben. Es gibt also kein passenderes Datum, um auf das Landminenproblem, welches immer noch in ca. 90 Ländern jährlich 20.000 Tote und Verletzte zur Folge hat, aufmerksam zu machen. Das Aktionsbündnis Landmine.de hat das Tatort-Team umfassend unterstützt. weiterlesen >>>


PRESSEERKLÄRUNG - Tatort Landmine

(08.05.2005)

Die TV-Kommissare Dietmar Bär und Klaus J. Behrendt fordern in Anzeigenserie ein Verbot aller Landminen  weiterlesen >>>


MISEREOR

(06.05.2005)

Bischof Thissen empfiehlt Fernseh-Tatort "Minenspiel", Sonntag, 08. Mai, 20:15 Uhr ARD weiterlesen >>>


Rebels burn Picop logging equipment; "hot pursuit" on - Troops find NPA ambush position, avoid casualty

(03.05.2005)

Troops find NPA ambush position, avoid casualty The area command of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) mobilized yesterday one battalion of combat troops to conduct "wide pursuit operation" against suspected New People's Army (NPA) rebels who reportedly destroyed logging equipment of Picop Resources Inc. (PRI) in barangay San Roque, Bislig City over the weekend, Maj. Alexis Noel C. Bravo, a regional Army spokesman said.  weiterlesen >>>


Reds torch logging firm's vehicles; landmines discovered

(03.05.2005)

Two vehicles owned by logging and paper firm PICOP Resources were burned by alleged members of the New People's Army (NPA) on Saturday in Road 1, Kilometer 18, Barangay San Roque, Bislig City in Surigao del Sur some 200 kilometers southeast of this city. Meanwhile, three landmines reportedly intended to be exploded to scare away responding authorities were discovered by a responding team of soldiers belonging to the 36th Infantry Brigade in Road 1, Kilometer 19.  weiterlesen >>>


War legacy strangles hope for Sudan

(03.05.2005)

In the rugged plains of southern Sudan, Africa's longest war dashed the simplest hopes of two generations. Yet the signing of a peace agreement between Sudan's regime and southern rebels has, at last, cleared the way for one of the most ambitious reconstruction and development schemes in recent history. weiterlesen >>>


Hilfsorganisations-Mitarbeiterinnen in Afghanistan ermordet

(03.05.2005)

In der nordafghanischen Provinz Baghlan sind eine afghanische Frau und ihre beiden Töchter erschlagen worden. In einem anderen Bericht wurde von zwei Polizisten berichtet, die in der Nähe der südafghanischen Stadt Kandahar am Montag ums Leben kamen, als ihr Fahrzeug bei der Rückkehr von einer Patrouille über eine Landmine fuhr.  weiterlesen >>>


Civilian in Dolpa killed in bomb explosion

(02.05.2005)

One civilian was killed when a socket bomb left behind by the terrorist group exploded at Sarmi area of Dolpa district on April 23, states the Royal Nepalese Army (RNA) Public Relations Directorate today. weiterlesen >>>


Civil war threatens the rare Asian rhino

(02.05.2005)

A census shows that the security vacuum caused by Nepal's civil war has allowed poachers to threaten the one-horned Asian rhinoceros, one of the world's most endangered species. Last November two rangers, two game scouts and a driver were killed by a Maoist landmine in the adjoining Parsa Wildlife Reserve. weiterlesen >>>


U.S. soldier, 16 Iraqis killed in Iraq

(02.05.2005)

Insurgents kept up pressure Saturday, detonating a string of bombs in Baghdad and other Iraqi cities that killed at least 16 Iraqis. U.S. and Iraqi forces discovered an apparent bomb-making factory this week in the area of Fallujah and Ramadi. weiterlesen >>>


DGP visits blast site

(02.05.2005)

ONGOLE: The Director General of Police, Swaranjit Sen on Sunday visited the spot where the Maoists had made a vain attempt on the life of Prakasam district Superintendent of Police, Maheshchandra Laddha on April 27. weiterlesen >>>


Troy native killed in Iraq

(02.05.2005)

When Bonnie Bollinger opened her front door on Friday morning, she found out that her life would never be the same. There stood Bollinger, facing a messenger, whose message she could not face. "I thought it was a dream, I really did. I said this is a joke and it wasn't," said Bollinger. But it wasn't a joke. The messenger told Bonnie that her son, 31-year-old Eric Wayne Morris, would not be coming home. The Army Sergeant was on his second tour of duty in Iraq when he was killed last week. A mine exploded under his vehicle.  weiterlesen >>>


Blasts kill two police in Afghanistan

(02.05.2005)

A remote-controlled bomb exploded near a police vehicle in southern Afghanistan on Monday, killing two officers and injuring four more, an official said. weiterlesen >>>


Vietnam's end of war celebrations to be muted

(02.05.2005)

Vietnam commemorates 30 years since "The American War" ended on Saturday, no longer simply exulting in the victory but instead urging people to look to the future. Aid groups say since the start of 2005 there have been at least 28 accidents involving left over weapons like land mines, which killed five people and injured 30 including 24 children.  weiterlesen >>>


Martial arts star calls for landmine ban

(02.05.2005)

Action movie star Jackie Chan has called for a global landmine ban at the start of a three-day visit to Cambodia. Chan, who is scouting locations in the country to make a film on the subject, said, "I have to stop them. They are hurting so many children."  weiterlesen >>>


Multi-barrel rocket launcher Pinaka tested

(02.05.2005)

BALASORE: Pinaka, a multi-barrel rocket launcher was on Thursday tested from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur-on-Sea, about 15 km from here.  weiterlesen >>>


60 Indian soldiers killed laying mines

(02.05.2005)

Sixty Indian soldiers were killed and 142 injured while laying mines during the 2001-02 mobilisation of troops along the Pakistan border following a terror attack on the parliament. weiterlesen >>>


Arinc And Dzaferovic Hold Joint Press Conference

(02.05.2005)

Turkish Parliament Speaker Bulent Arinc said on Thursday, ''some social injuries in Bosnia-Herzegovina, which experienced the biggest tragedy of this century, need urgent solution.''  weiterlesen >>>


One militant killed, infiltration bid foiled in Rajouri

(02.05.2005)

Security forces foiled an infiltration bid and killed an ultra in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir where huge caches of arms and explosives have been recovered from three militant hideouts since Thursday night, official sources said on Friday.  weiterlesen >>>


Al-Qaeda connects J&K militants globally

(02.05.2005)

The recovery of a global communication set used by al-Qaeda in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir has once again brought to the fore the nexus between Kashmiri ultras and the international terrorist outfit, a police spokesman said here today. He said besides the communication set, the search party also recovered a claymore mine and 8 anti-personnel mines. weiterlesen >>>


Program in Vietnam tries to reduce risks from unexploded ordnance

(02.05.2005)

The Vietnam War has never really ended for the 616,000 people who live in Quang Tri province, just south of the Demilitarized Zone at the 17th Parallel that once divided this country into two warring nations. What that fighting left behind - millions of landmines and unexploded mortar shells, grenades, artillery rounds and bombs - is what concerns those who live here and those who would help them someday live without fear of being the last person to die in a war that ended 30 years ago this week. weiterlesen >>>


3 more die in Chowkibal encounter; BSF claims it foiled infiltration bid

(02.05.2005)

Border Security Force today claimed that it foiled a bid by militants to sneak into the valley from Pakistan administered Kashmir by killing four militants. Police recovered 6 AK magazines , 13 magazines , 356 rounds , 10 hand grenades and Rupees 31,000 from the encounter site.  weiterlesen >>>


EUFOR: Activities to bear down crime and corruption

(02.05.2005)

At today's press conference in Mostar, the spokesman of the EUFOR Multinational Task Force South East, Bruno Compagnone, reminded that EUFOR in cooperation with local authorities and law enforcing agencies is performing an operation to bear down organised crime and corruption and strengthen the rule of law.  weiterlesen >>>


SP escapes naxal ambush

(02.05.2005)

In a major attack, Naxalites on Wednesday made an unsuccessful attempt on the life of Prakasam district Superintendent of Police Maheshchandra Laddha in the heart of Ongole town in Andhra Pradesh in which two persons were killed and four others injured, police said. The Superintendent of Police, his two gunmen and driver, had a providential escape when Maoists triggered claymore mine-blast targeting the vehicle carrying policemen.  weiterlesen >>>


York man injured in Iraq

(02.05.2005)

A York soldier was injured Friday while sweeping for land mines in Iraq, his father said Wednesday.  weiterlesen >>>


Freshly laid mines wound four Ethiopians by border

(02.05.2005)

Anti-tank mine blasts have wounded four Ethiopians in the country's border area with Eritrea and Sudan in recent weeks, the United Nation's chief de-miner in the region said on Wednesday.  weiterlesen >>>


Group visits Vermont to raise money for land mine sniffing dogs

(02.05.2005)

Rosa, an 11-year-old Belgian Malinois, sniffed out land mines in Lebanon and other countries for more than 7 years. This week she's touring schools in Vermont to generate support to send more mine-sniffing dogs to Sri Lanka, Azerbaijan, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Ethiopia. weiterlesen >>>


Anti-personnel mine explosion wounds three children in Tajikistan.

(02.05.2005)

Three children from the village of Kalaisurkh in the Rasht district, eastern Tajikistan were badly injured in an anti-personnel mine explosion on Sunday.  weiterlesen >>>


Unfit U.N. deserves better

(02.05.2005)

RETIRED Ambassador Robert V. Keeley - who delivered the 1997 W.E. "Ned" Chilton III Leadership Lecture in Charleston and contributes occasional commentaries to this newspaper - has joined 66 other high-ranking U.S. diplomats in a strong protest against the appointment of John Bolton to be ambassador to the United Nations.  weiterlesen >>>


Five rebel suspects arrested in Chechnya

(02.05.2005)

Five rebels suspected of attacking troops, local police and officials and blowing up trains have been arrested in Chechnya's Achkhoy-Martanovskiy, Shalinskiy, Groznenskiy and Shelkovskoy districts and Staropromyslovskiy district of Groznyy in the last 24 hours, Russian news agency RIA said on 26 April quoting military spokesman Ilya Shabalkin.  weiterlesen >>>


Village guard killed in land mine explosion in southeast Turkey

(02.05.2005)

A pro-government village guard was killed Wednesday in southeastern Turkey after stepping on a land mine believed to have been planted by Kurdish rebels, the Anatolia news agency reported.  weiterlesen >>>


Baghdad mosque, US-Iraqi positions attacked

(02.05.2005)

"A mortar shell landed on a mosque in the Amil district in western Baghdad", Baghdad Al-Sharqiyah television reported at 1400 gmt on 26 April: Al-Sharqiyah said "a spokesman for the Sunni Waqf said that the shell landed in the mosque's courtyard during evening prayers last night, wounding one of the mosque's guards and causing minor structural damage to the mosque".  weiterlesen >>>


Australia supports reintegration of refugees

(02.05.2005)

The Australian Government will provide A$3 million to the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) to assist with the reintegration of conflict-affected Sri Lankan refugees returning from India.  weiterlesen >>>


Land mine explosion kills paramilitary soldier in southwestern Pakistan

(02.05.2005)

A paramilitary soldier was killed when he stepped on a land mine in a remote tribal area of southwestern Pakistan on Wednesday, an official said.  weiterlesen >>>


Three killed as Maoists set off landmine

(02.05.2005)

Three people were killed and 10 injured when Maoists Wednesday triggered a landmine targeting a top police official in Ongole town of Andhra Pradesh, about 400 km from here.  weiterlesen >>>


Blast, gunfire in Israeli-occupied Shebaa Farms: witnesses

(02.05.2005)

An explosion, followed by gunfire, was heard in the Israeli-occupied Shebaa Farms district on the Lebanese-Syrian border Sunday, according to witnesses in the area. Reports emerged that the explosion had taken place inside an Israeli tank in the Ramsa farm, or that the tank had run over a land mine planted by Israel.  weiterlesen >>>


Bennguela: Police Denounces Existence Of Landmines

(02.05.2005)

The police commander of Catengue locality, Caimbambo district, Subintendant, Pedro Afonso, over the weekend denounced the existence of more than 30 landmines and one anti-tank mine in the outskirts of that locality.  weiterlesen >>>


Unglück in kroatischem Minenfeld: Toter und zwei Verletzte

(02.05.2005)

Ein Jäger ist am Samstag in einem Minenfeld im kroatischen Adriahinterland tödlich verunglückt. Zwei seiner Kameraden erlitten schwere Verletzungen, meldet die Nachrichtenagentur Hina am Sonntag. Einer der Verletzten konnte per Handy Hilfe holen.  weiterlesen >>>


Vietnam: "Tigerstaat" mit Kriegsnarben

(02.05.2005)

"I'm dreaming of a white christmas", tönte Bing Crosby am 29. April 1975 aus den Radioapparaten in Saigon, der Hauptstadt Südvietnams. An jenem schwülen Tag war Weihnachten zwar lang vorbei; das Lied hatte aber einen anderen Zweck: Es war das Signal zur Flucht - für die Amerikaner. "Rette sich, wer kann", hieß das letzte Kommando der Supermacht in Südvietnam.  weiterlesen >>>


Minenfeld Nummer 222 geräumt

(02.05.2005)

Die "Rheingauer Friedensinitiative" hat zusammen mit dem "Weltladen Geisenheim" das Team "Geisenheimer Minenräumer" gebildet. Die Hilfsorganisation Medico International ist Initiator der Kampagne zum Verbot von Landminen und hat für dieses Engagement 1997 den Friedensnobelpreis erhalten, teilt die Friedensinitiative mit.  weiterlesen >>>


Angola: Drought Undermines Seeds Reproduction Programme

(29.04.2005)

The Provincial Director of Agriculture, Fisheries and Environment in Bié province, Felismino da Costa, today said in Kuito, that the delay registered in planting wheat seeds and the drought will undermine the harvesting of this product in the present farming season in that region. weiterlesen >>>


Despite 30 Years of Peace between US and Vietnam War Isn't Over For Everyone

(29.04.2005)

Unexploded Ordnance Continues to Kill & Maim In Central Vietnam  weiterlesen >>>


UNLF admits to losing two cadres in clash

(29.04.2005)

The underground United National Liberation Front, UNLF, has acknowledged losing two of its cadres in a shootout with Army troops at Chaljang, under Chakpikarong police station in Chandel district on April 24 morning. A patrolling team of the Manipur People's Army, MPA was ambushed by over a hundred Indian Army troops using claymore mine. weiterlesen >>>


IRAQ: Two U.S. Soldiers Die; U.S., Iraqi Raids Net Suspects, Weapons

(29.04.2005)

A U.S. soldier in Iraq died today after sustaining injuries in a vehicle accident near Muqdadiyah, while another was killed April 25 on patrol in northwest Baghdad by an improvised explosive device.U.S. soldiers recovered in a mission a cache of mines and artillery rounds near Bayji in Salah ad Din province April 25.  weiterlesen >>>


12 anti-tank mines found

(29.04.2005)

Georgian frontier guards serving in the regional Akhaltsikhe office found 12 anti-tank mines of the TMT-57 type on the Georgian-Turkish border on April 22. weiterlesen >>>


Tajikistan: Demining delayed due to lack of money

(29.04.2005)

Tajikistan's demining programme for 2005 has been delayed due to lack of money. "We need around US $3 million for our activities this year, at the moment we have just half of that amount pledged [promised], so we cannot start urgent demining programmes," Jonmahamad Rajabov, head of the Tajik Mine Action Cell (TMAC), told IRIN on Tuesday in the capital Dushanbe.  weiterlesen >>>


Hundreds injured by land-mine blasts in Chechnya over years

(29.04.2005)

Blasts of land-mines and other ammunition left in Chechnya's capital Grozny after combat have injured 656 people and killed 66 since January 2000, a worker of the IMSMA mission of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), Aida Aimarova, said.  weiterlesen >>>


2 Sayyaf men slain by pursuing troops

(29.04.2005)

Two Abu Sayyaf members were killed and several others were wounded when Marines encountered the followers of Abu Sayyaf leader Radullan Sahiron in Patikul, Sulu yesterday. Reports said the Abu Sayyaf bandits ambushed the soldiers after their military transport truck drove over a land mine.  weiterlesen >>>


Seven militants among eight killed, hideout busted in J and K

(29.04.2005)

Seven militants were shot dead by security forces while the ultras hanged to death one person in the Kashmir valley overnight. One ultra surrendered and security forces unearthed a hideout recovering a large cache of arms and ammunition in the state during the period. weiterlesen >>>


Area commander of HeI killed

(29.04.2005)

An area commander of Harkat-e-Islami militant outfit was killed in an encounter with the troops of Romeo Force in Harni Gursar area of Mendhar tehsil in Poonch district. While troops averted major tragedy by timely detecting RDX filled ghee tin planted near Khuninala in Surankote. weiterlesen >>>


Providing tsunami relief by training landmine clearance paramedics - Toronto medics head back to Sri Lanka today

(29.04.2005)

Toronto EMS paramedics leave for Sri Lanka today to provide training for the medics who support Sri Lankan landmine clearance teams. The David McAntony Gibson Foundation (DMGF) has entered into an agreement with Mines Advisory Group (MAG) to help train paramedics in Baticoloa and Killinochee, Sri Lanka, over the next three weeks.  weiterlesen >>>


Security beefed up after Maoist attack

(26.04.2005)

Security has been beefed up in southern Orissa after suspected Maoists blew up a newly set up police outpost, officials said Tuesday. About eight activists of the Communist Party of India-Maoist attacked the police outpost at Seskal village in Raigada district at around 9 p.m. Monday. They asked two policemen there to come out and then blasted the picket using a landmine, a senior district police official told IANS.  weiterlesen >>>


85,000 mines removed in Iraq

(26.04.2005)

More than 85,000 mines, cluster bombs and projectiles left from wars waged by the ousted Baath regime and U.S.-led forces have been removed in Iraq. weiterlesen >>>


Maoist bandh: Coffee Board building blasted in Chinnagadda

(26.04.2005)

The bandh called by the CPI (Maoist)'s East Division Committee to protest against the Gunukurai encounter in which four Maoists were killed recently, was marred by the blasting of a building of the Coffee Board at Chinnagadda village, nearly 2 km from Chintapalli. weiterlesen >>>


US to fund US$5 million for landmine removal in Vietnam

(26.04.2005)

The US Houses will fund US$5 million for a land mine awareness and removal program of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund in the next five years, the fund president said Monday.  weiterlesen >>>


India ; Naxals regrouping in the state: AP Police Chief

(26.04.2005)

The Director General of Police, Andhra Pradesh, Swaranjit Sen, has accused the naxals of recruiting cadres and collecting arms and ammunitions, taking advantage of the peace talks during the ceasefire.  weiterlesen >>>