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Westerwelle besorgt wegen Einsatzes von Streubomben in Syrien

(18.10.2012)

Bundesaußenminister Guido Westerwelle (FDP) hat sich am Donnerstag besorgt über Berichte über den Einsatz von Streubomben in Syrien geäußert. weiterlesen >>>


Sri Lanka: Frauen räumen Minen

(17.10.2012)

In Sri Lanka bildet Mines Advisory Group Frauen aus, Landminen und andere explosive Hinterlassenschaften des Krieges zu räumen. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Paris wirft syrischer Führung Einsatz von Streubomben vor

(17.10.2012)

Fabius unterstützt Vorwurf von Nichtregierungsorganisation weiterlesen >>>


Minenräumung an Grenze zwischen Chile und Peru

(16.10.2012)

An der Grenze zwischen Chile und Peru werden tausende Landminen geräumt.  weiterlesen >>>


Damaskus bestreitet Streubomben-Einsatz

(15.10.2012)

Human Rigths Watch hatte von Bomben russischen Typs berichtet. weiterlesen >>>


Assads Truppen sollen Streubomben abgeworfen haben

(14.10.2012)

Laut Human Rights Watch existieren neue Beweise, dass syrische Truppen Streubomben gegen die Rebellen einsetzen. weiterlesen >>>


Assads Truppen sollen Streubomben abgeworfen haben

(14.10.2012)

Laut Human Rights Watch existieren neue Beweise, dass syrische Truppen Streubomben gegen die Rebellen einsetzen. weiterlesen >>>


Syrien: Erneuter Einsatz von Streubomben durch Assads Truppen

(14.10.2012)

Laut Human Rights Watch existieren neue Beweise, dass syrische Truppen Streubomben gegen die Rebellen einsetzen. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Law enforcers neutralize powerful mine in Grozny (CHECHNYA)

(29.10.2004)

Law enforcement agencies have prevented a large-scale attack in Grozny's Leninsky district. weiterlesen >>>


UXO Incident Report (PAKISTAN)

(29.10.2004)

An UXO was exploded in Mohmand Agency (FATA)-Pakistan. weiterlesen >>>


Air Force Surgeon: Risks worth it

(29.10.2004)

Children still are being blown up in Afghanistan, and a Biloxi Air Force surgeon, Maj. Eric Letonoff, recently spent four months trying to save their lives and limbs. weiterlesen >>>


Turkish - Syrian Border to be cleared from Landmines

(29.10.2004)

Turkish State Minister Kursad Tuzmen, who is currently paying a visit to South Africa, said on Thursday that Denel, one of the leading South African defense industry firms, was interested in the project to clear Turkish-Syrian border from landmines.  weiterlesen >>>


HONDURAS COMPLETES LANDMINE CLEARANCE (HONDURAS, USA)

(28.10.2004)

The United States welcomes the recent declaration by the Government of Honduras that it is now 'mine free.'  weiterlesen >>>


PRESS RELEASE European Parliament wants a ban on Cluster Munitions & Anti-Vehicle Mines

(28.10.2004)

Strasbourg, Berlin, Rome, London, Dublin, 28 October 2004 -- The resolution passed by the European parliament today on cluster munitions and anti-vehicle mines (AVMs) is an encouraging step towards the adoption of further international and legally binding agreements banning the use, production and stockpiling of these indiscriminate weapons because of their long-term negative humanitarian impact on civilians. weiterlesen >>>


Europäisches Parlament fordert Verbot von Streubomben und Antifahrzeugminen

(28.10.2004)

Strassburg/Berlin/Rom/London/Dublin. 28.10.2004 - Heute verabschiedete das Europäische Parlament eine Resolution zu Streubomben und Antifahrzeugminen. Das Parlament unterstützt damit Forderungen von Nichtregierungsorganisationen in bezug auf die Weiterentwicklung rechtsverbindlicher Verbotsvorschriften für diese Waffensysteme. weiterlesen >>>


No victims in landmine explosion in Chechnya

(27.10.2004)

A landmine detonated on a road in Chechnya's Grozny district while a military convoy was passing by. None of the servicemen was hurt, a source in the local police force told Interfax on Thursday. weiterlesen >>>


LUXEMBOURG P.M. VISITS FIELD CLEARED OF LAND MINES IN MOSCENICA

(27.10.2004)

Luxembourg Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker on Thursday visited a field in the village of Moscenica near Petrinja, about 50 kilometres southeast of Zagreb, which had been cleared of mines with the financial assistance of his government.  weiterlesen >>>


Landmine Risk in 27 Border Provinces

(27.10.2004)

Twenty-seven provinces along Thailand's borders remain littered with landmines from former conflicts, the director of the national disaster preparedness centre warned yesterday.  weiterlesen >>>


Sri Lanka grapples with Peace Process

(27.10.2004)

Despite a two-year ceasefire, violence and suffering are still a fact of life for many in Sri Lanka. Some 64,000 have died in 20 years of bitter civil war. An uneasy standoff between the government and Tamil Tiger rebels has left the country deeply fractured and the after effects of the war linger. weiterlesen >>>


Church clearing Mozambique of Landmines

(27.10.2004)

Sandrah Phasha, 43, will never forget the day her child was killed by an anti-personnel mine. The explosion, which ripped off her left arm five years ago, has left the Mozambican mother of six physically and mentally scarred. weiterlesen >>>


Tortur d'Afrique

(27.10.2004)

Der Schweizer Armin Köhli hat im Münchner Magazin Handicap über seine Teilnahme an der Tour d'Afrique 2004 berichtet. Der 38-Jährige ist beidseitig unterschenkelamputiert und beendete das längste Radrennen der Welt von Kairo nach Kapstadt «auf einem überragenden dritten Platz».  weiterlesen >>>


Explosives recovered in Jammu and Kashmir

(26.10.2004)

In a major haul, security forces have recovered explosives, including 120 landmines in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, official sources said. weiterlesen >>>


Colombia destroys mines

(26.10.2004)

The Andean country is fourth in the world for mine-blast victims. The government is committed to taking action -- but the rebels are not.  weiterlesen >>>


Seminar focuses on key projects to protect kids from land mines

(26.10.2004)

A seminar was recently organised in the historic city of Hue (Vietnam) to protect children and prevent injuries from land mines and bombs remaining from the war. weiterlesen >>>


Bosnian Man dies in Mine Field left over from War

(26.10.2004)

A 31 year-old man died when he accidentally walked into a mine field left over from the Bosnian 1992-95 war, police said Tuesday.  weiterlesen >>>


Healing the wounds of Afghan war

(25.10.2004)

Afghanistan is a country where the physical scars of war are all too apparent among the thousands of landmine victims who have lost arms and legs or both.  weiterlesen >>>


Tribesman Dies, 3 Soldiers Injured In Landmine Blasts in Pakistan

(25.10.2004)

A tribal elder was killed and three soldiers injured Sunday in two landmine attacks in tribal areas, official sources said.  weiterlesen >>>


'Terror' overshadows urgent land mine problems

(25.10.2004)

The focus of the great powers on anti-terrorism activities threatens to obscure the real security needs of the inhabitants of Central Asia, where regular deaths by landmines are overshadowed in the headlines by less frequent unexplained acts of violence. weiterlesen >>>


Japan Donates Usd 539.000 to Support Demining Process in Lunda Sul (Angola)

(25.10.2004)

The Japanese Government offered 539.000 US Dollars today to the NGO Mines Advisory Group (MAG) to support demining projects in the eastern Lunda Sul province. weiterlesen >>>


2 soldiers killed in mine explosion in southeastern Turkey

(24.10.2004)

Two Turkish soldiers were killed when their military vehicle hit a landmine in southeastern Turkey Sunday, the semi-official Anatolia News Agency reported.  weiterlesen >>>


Kolumbien zerstört fast 7.000 Landminen

(24.10.2004)

In einem demonstrativen Akt hat die kolumbianische Regierung am Sonntag 6.800 Landminen zerstört. weiterlesen >>>


Vier türkische Soldaten von Kurden getötet

(24.10.2004)

Bei mehreren Angriffen kurdischer Rebellen im Südosten der Türkei sind am Wochenende mindestens vier Soldaten getötet worden. In der Provinz Diyarbakir riss eine explodierende Landmine am Sonntag zwei Armeeangehörige in den Tod, vier weitere wurden verletzt, wie die Nachrichtenagentur Anadolu berichtete. weiterlesen >>>


The future of the DMZ rests on clearing mines (KOREA)

(23.10.2004)

On a hot afternoon in early summer almost 10 years ago, Han Young-soo, then a 19-year-old North Korean guard, crossed the Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea on foot.  weiterlesen >>>


Landmine blast prevented in southeastern Chechnya (CHECHNYA)

(22.10.2004)

Russian federal forces have prevented a terrorist attack in southeastern Chechnya. weiterlesen >>>


Pressemitteilung attac-Campus-Dortmund vom 22. 10. 2004

(21.10.2004)

Rüstungskonzern Diehl an der Universität Dortmund unerwünscht Studentische Unternehmensmesse Konaktiva sorgt für Zündstoff im Senat weiterlesen >>>


Centre adopts Mine Action Plan until 2010

(21.10.2004)

The Croatian Mine Action Centre Council on Thursday adopted a draft national mine action programme for the 2005-2010 period, estimating that about 3.73 billion kuna will be necessary to remove all mines planted in Croatia by the end of 2010.  weiterlesen >>>


Southern Africa Zambia Arms and Military Affairs

(20.10.2004)

National chairman for the task force on anti-personnel mines Davison Mulela, who is also Foreign Affairs Deputy Minister, said the move was in compliance with the international instrument. weiterlesen >>>


Taucher holen Bomben aus Badeseen

(20.10.2004)

Bergung nach drei Jahren vor dem Abschluß weiterlesen >>>


Pakistan Security forces target Abdullah Mahsud hideouts

(20.10.2004)

Security forces have launched an operation against militants led by Abdullah Mahsud in Spinkai Raghzai area of South Waziristan.  weiterlesen >>>


Fürchterlicher Blutzoll

(20.10.2004)

SARAJEWO. Eine aus dem Krieg 1992 bis 1995 verbliebene Landmine hat im südbosnischen Mostar gestern zwei zehnjährige Buben getötet.  weiterlesen >>>


Zambia Destroys Over 3,000 Landmines

(19.10.2004)

ZAMBIA has destroyed 3,345 of her 6,691 stock of anti-personnel land mines (APMs) ahead of the 2005 deadline set by the United Nations convention on the prohibition of the use, stockpile, production and transfer of anti-personnel mines. weiterlesen >>>


No ban on naxals, says West Bengal

(19.10.2004)

The West Bengal government on Monday ruled out a ban on People's War after last week's blasts by naxalites at Ramgarh in West Midnapore district killing six EFR jawans, saying that the situation was not alarming. weiterlesen >>>


Landmine lurked in house for decades

(19.10.2004)

Lots of young children are scared of things that go bump in the night, but for Frances Anthony and her sister Betty it could have been a lot worse than they ever imagined.  weiterlesen >>>


Boys killed in land-mine explosion

(19.10.2004)

Two Bosnian boys were killed when a land mine left from the country's 1992-95 war went off near the southern town of Mostar, a media report said today. weiterlesen >>>


Für die "Trittsicherheit"

(19.10.2004)

In Barsdorf/Tornow beginnt am Montag die Munitionssuche weiterlesen >>>


Pay up for WWII landmines, Gaddafi tells Germany

(18.10.2004)

Libya's President Muammar Gaddafi has embarrassed his latest high-profile Western visitor, the German Chancellor, Gerhard Schroder, by demanding compensation for thousands of landmines left in the Libyan desert during World War II. weiterlesen >>>


Election workers killed in mine blast in post-poll Afghanistan

(18.10.2004)

Five people including a staff of thejoint UN-Afghan election commission were killed after their vehicle hit a mine in the troubled southeast Paktika province Monday, the commission's spokesman said.  weiterlesen >>>


Anne Will eröffnet Spendenaktion für Minenopfer

(18.10.2004)

Die TV-Journalistin unterstützt das Aktionsbündnis Landmine und seine Mitgliedsorganisationen seit mehr als 3 Jahren. Sie engagiert sich dabei nicht nur für ein Verbot aller Landminen und Streubomben, sondern auch für mehr Opferhilfe.  weiterlesen >>>


Wahlhelfer in Afghanistan getötet

(15.10.2004)

Kabul (AP) Bei Anschlägen im Süden und Osten Afghanistans wurden mindestens sechs Menschen getötet, darunter drei Kinder. weiterlesen >>>


Two Pakistani killed

(13.10.2004)

The cause was an anti-tank mine explosion. weiterlesen >>>


PW landmine blasts kill six EFR, alert in western districts

(13.10.2004)

In a major naxalite strike in West Bengal suspected People's War cadres triggered four successive landmine blasts, killing six Eastern Frontier Rifles (EFR) jawans near the Ramgarh outpost in West Midnapore district today. Police sources told PTI here that four landmines exploded in rapid succession as a joint patrol of the para-military EFR and the Armed Police was crossing a makeshift bridge on foot to raid a PW forest hideout this afternoon. weiterlesen >>>


Libyen will von Deutschland Entschädigung für Minen

(13.10.2004)

Tripolis (dpa) - Libyen erwartet von Deutschland Entschädigungen für die auf seinem Boden vergrabenen Minen aus dem Zweiten Weltkrieg. weiterlesen >>>


Kashmiris vote in by-election despite boycott call

(13.10.2004)

Thousands of Kashmiris voted on Wednesday in by-elections to the disputed northern Indian state's legislature, undeterred by a grenade attack and a boycott called by separatists.  weiterlesen >>>


Anti-landmine campaigners to meet in Kenya

(12.10.2004)

United Nations - Leaders of 143 nations that have joined to try and eliminate landmines will gather in Nairobi next month to plan the next steps in their global campaign, the meeting's leader said on Tuesday. weiterlesen >>>


Militants attack poll staff, polling station; 4 injured in Jammu - Kashmir

(12.10.2004)

Four CRPF personnel were today injured when militants made vain bids to disrupt bye elections to Pahalgam Assembly seat from where Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Sayeed is contesting, triggering explosions at a polling station and targeting polling staff. weiterlesen >>>


Naxals trigger blast, encounter with police; two injured

(12.10.2004)

Naxalites, who had given a call for boycotting Maharashtra Assembly polls, today triggered a blast between Vengur and Parsalgota in Chamorshi taluka in Gadchiroli district and opened fire on police parties as well as at a polling booth, leaving two jawans injured, police said. weiterlesen >>>


Anne Will räumt virtuelles Minenfeld

(12.10.2004)

Die Journalistin und Tagesthemenmoderatorin startet bundesweite Kunst- und Spendenaktion "600 x Bewegung schaffen - Räumt die Mine" weiterlesen >>>


Honduras declared free of land mines.

(12.10.2004)

The Assistance Program for Removing Mines in Central America, PADCA, finished last Friday clearing Honduran territory from dangerous war devices left over from the eighties in the midst of the Cold War.  weiterlesen >>>


Nine persons injured in militant violence during Jammu -Kashmir by-polls

(12.10.2004)

Nine persons, including four polling staff and an equal number of security personnel, were injured as militants triggered a landmine explosion and hurled grenades in vain bids to disrupt by-polls to Pahalgam assembly constituency in Jammu and Kashmir where Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed is in the fray. weiterlesen >>>


28 Victims of Land-mines in B&H This Year

(11.10.2004)

According to the statistics available to the UNHCR, 28 persons suffered injuries in incidents involving land-mines and unexploded ammunition and ordnance.  weiterlesen >>>


Zwei Männer in Darfur durch Landmine getötet

(11.10.2004)

Zwei Mitarbeiter einer britischen Hilfsorganisation sind in Nord-Darfur von einer Landmine getötet worden. Der Fahrer des Wagens wurde bei der Explosion schwer verletzt.  weiterlesen >>>


Rights abuses on the rise in southeast Turkey-group

(11.10.2004)

Turkey's troubled southeast saw a sharp rise in human rights abuses last month, with more than a third of detainees complaining they had been tortured by police, a leading rights group said on Tuesday. weiterlesen >>>


UK aid worker killed as Darfur land mine explodes

(11.10.2004)

A BRITISH aid worker and a colleague with charity Save the Children were killed when their vehicle drove over a land mine in the north of Sudan's remote Darfur region, it emerged today.  weiterlesen >>>


UZBEKISTAN: Demining on the Kyrgyz border temporarily suspended

(11.10.2004)

The Uzbek military has suspended demining work along part of the border with Kyrgyzstan due to some technical difficulties and weather conditions, according to a military official. weiterlesen >>>


Russian authorities compromise to ratify land mine protocol

(11.10.2004)

The Defence and Foreign Ministries and the Federal Security Service (FSB) have settled their differences obstructing the ratification of the protocol to the convention on prohibitions or restrictions on conventional weapons that can be deemed excessively injurious or to have indiscriminate effects, a military diplomat told Interfax-Military News Agency in Moscow on Tuesday. weiterlesen >>>


ICRC Calls for Anti-Personnel Mines Law

(11.10.2004)

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Thursday called on the government of Sierra Leone to introduce anti-personnel mines law in Sierra Leone. Andrew Bangali, Chairman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said they organized the workshop to promote anti-personnel mines.  weiterlesen >>>


International anerkannte Zertifizierung für pgam Sonderschutzfahrzeuge

(11.10.2004)

Ein von pgam advanced technologies AG (Prime Standard, SDAX, ISIN DE0005138408) sondergeschütztes Gesamtfahrzeug erhielt erstmalig eine Zertifizierung des Deutschen Beschussamtes für die Schutzklasse VR6. Das Testfahrzeug, ein durch pgam gepanzerter Toyota Landcruiser 105-APS, wurde direkt ab Werk zu einem umfangreichen Testprogramm an das Deutsche Beschussamt in Mellrichstadt (Bayern) ausgeliefert.  weiterlesen >>>


Landmine Kills 2 in Chechnya

(11.10.2004)

Russian officials say a landmine planted on a road in the breakaway southern republic of Chechnya has killed a Russian army officer and his driver, and wounded at least two others riding in the vehicle.  weiterlesen >>>


Mine Advisory Group hands back demined property to owner

(10.10.2004)

The Mine Advisory Group (MAG) and the National Demining Office handed over the "Tower Field land" to its owner, Angele Khawand Zeeny, after clearing it of mines.  weiterlesen >>>


Prizewinning prof keeps land mine ban in public eye

(10.10.2004)

Winning literary awards was not on the mind of Kanazawa University Assistant Prof. Kenki Adachi when he began researching the 1997 Antipersonnel Mine Ban Treaty. weiterlesen >>>


Switzerland helps Colombia's demining efforts

(10.10.2004)

Switzerland will provide 120,000 US dollars to help Colombia clear up its widespread anti-personnel minefields, it is reported. weiterlesen >>>


Afghan soldier killed as insurgents' operation continues

(10.10.2004)

One Afghan soldier was killed and two others injured Monday in south Afghanistan after their vehicle hit a landmine, Defense Ministry spokesman Zahir Azimi said. weiterlesen >>>


60 shells found in Gujarat, 14 ammunition pieces recovered from Rajasthan

(10.10.2004)

In continuing spate of recoveries of war ammunition, nearly 60 used 'high-explosive' shells were found near Anjar town in Kutch district of Gujarat today, police said.  weiterlesen >>>


One Turkish soldier killed, three wounded in landmine blast

(09.10.2004)

One Turkish soldier was killed and three wounded when their vehicle drove over a landmine, believed to have been placed by Kurdish militants in the southeast of the country, the local governor said.  weiterlesen >>>


Military orders 3,000 additional plated Humvees

(08.10.2004)

The U.S. Army has asked for 3,000 more armored Humvees to protect troops on patrol in Iraq and Afghanistan from land mines, rifle fire and grenades. weiterlesen >>>


Improvements In Tackling Scourge Of Landmines

(08.10.2004)

Progress is being made in ridding the world of landmines, says the UN's latest report measuring the progress achieved on the issue.  weiterlesen >>>


Geneva Call's mission visits mine affected areas in Somalia

(08.10.2004)

From 15 to 27 September 2004, a team of international NGOs headed by Geneva Call toured Somalia to assess the nature of the landmine problem and the need for assistance in humanitarian mine action.  weiterlesen >>>


Three die in blast

(07.10.2004)

DIYARBAKIR: Three people, including two children, were killed in a landmine blast in the southeast of Turkey yesterday, security officials said.  weiterlesen >>>


Afghanistan: Karzai-Vertrauter entgeht Anschlag in Faizabad

(07.10.2004)

Drei Tage vor der ersten freien Wahl in der Geschichte Afghanistans ist der Vizepräsidenten-Kandidat von Amtsinhaber Hamid Karsai unverletzt einem Attentat entgangen.  weiterlesen >>>


Afghan security forces seize mines in eastern province

(07.10.2004)

Security officials discovered 11 antipersonnel mines in Chaparhar District of [eastern] Nangarhar Province today. The mines were planted by Mowlawi Abdorrahman, a commander affiliated to the Taleban, to disrupt the elections.  weiterlesen >>>


LICAL Wants Gov't Comply With Convention (

(06.10.2004)

A non-governmental organization, Liberians Campaign Against Landmine (LICAL), is calling on the government of Liberia to comply to Article 7 of the Convention on the prohibition of the use, stockpiling, production and transfer of anti-personnel mines and their destruction. weiterlesen >>>


Seven Afghan cops among 24 killed ahead of polls

(06.10.2004)

Afghan President Hamid Karzai campaigned on Tuesday, telling cheering supporters a historic vote in four days would be a turning point for the nation. While the president and his main rivals spread out ahead of Saturday's presidential election, there were reports of at least 13 people killed in two separate incidents.  weiterlesen >>>


One security official killed, eight injured in Taank (Pakistan) landmine blast

(06.10.2004)

A car of the security forces convoy crashed with a landmine in the semi tribal area of Jandola in the Taank district of NWFP due to which a security forces official was killed while eight were injured. weiterlesen >>>


Israel will offenbar deutsche Panzerfahrzeuge kaufen

(06.10.2004)

Der rot-grünen Koalition droht möglicherweise wegen eines amerikanisch-israelischen Rüstungsgeschäfts ein Dilemma. Laut «Financial Times Deutschland» will Israel in den USA in Lizenz gebaute deutsche Panzerfahrzeuge kaufen.  weiterlesen >>>


Annan welcomes improvements in tackling scourge of landmines

(05.10.2004)

From Cambodia and Colombia to Uganda and Bosnia and Herzegovina, States are becoming much better at planning and implementing their programmes to reduce or eliminate the threat of landmines, Secretary-General Kofi Annan says in his latest report on the deadly phenomenon.  weiterlesen >>>


Kasese: Coping With Post-War Challenges

(05.10.2004)

On November 13, 1996, rebels of the Allied Democratic Front (ADF) overran Mpondwe Border Post in Kasese in what marked the beginning a vicious insurgency in the Rwenzori Mountain region of western Uganda. The rebels invaded the country from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). weiterlesen >>>


Im Land der schlafenden Bomben

(05.10.2004)

Kampf gegen einen unsichtbaren Feind: Mehr als eine Million Minen aus der Zeit der Jugoslawien-Kriege liegen noch im Boden begraben ' die Räumung wird Jahrzehnte dauern.  weiterlesen >>>


14 Tote wenige Tage vor Präsidentenwahl in Afghanistan

(05.10.2004)

Wenige Tage vor der ersten freien Präsidentenwahl in Afghanistan sind im Süden des Landes mindestens 14 Menschen getötet worden.  weiterlesen >>>


First two minefields cleared of mines in central Tajikistan

(05.10.2004)

The minefields in the settlements of Izhtiyon and Jur-i Bolo in Tavildara District [central Tajikistan] have been fully cleared of mines, Avesta has been told by the deputy director of the Tajik Mine Action Centre, Parviz Mavlonqulov.  weiterlesen >>>


Back to basics for Sri Lanka's 'mine sweepers'

(05.10.2004)

In a remote sun-baked corner of northern Sri Lanka, farmers are pioneering an unlikely new weapon in the fight to clear hundreds of thousands of landmines strewn during two decades of civil war.  weiterlesen >>>


Leftovers of wars imminent threat

(04.10.2004)

Fifteen-year-old Zana Hussein Mahmood from Iraq was herding cattle when he found an intriguing finger-sized metal tube. Nine-year-old Arjan Mohamed Hussein was digging in the yard when he found one. Both boys paid dearly for their discoveries. weiterlesen >>>


Landmines Threaten ROK Troops

(04.10.2004)

South Korean troops stationed in Iraq are exposed to a serious threat due to tens of thousands of land mines buried underground near their base, an opposition party lawmaker said Monday. weiterlesen >>>


Anti-tank mines found in Ghaziabad scrap

(04.10.2004)

In India anti-tank mines have been found by bomb disposal squads of Army and National Security Guards during search of the scrap meant for a Ghaziabad Steel factory where an explosion killed 10 persons on Thursday. weiterlesen >>>


22 killed, 100 injured in Nagaland twin blasts

(02.10.2004)

At least 22 people, including women and children, were killed and over 100 injured when two simultaneous landmine blasts ripped through the busy railway station here and a crowded market place of this commercial town of Nagaland (India), police said today.  weiterlesen >>>


Detection of mines, grenades gathers pace (TANZANIA)

(02.10.2004)

Tanzania People's Defence Forces (TPDF) have ordered special bomb-detecting equipment to clear land mines and hand grenades along the shores of Lake Tanganyika, Kigoma Regional Police Commander (RPC) Boniface Mgongolwa has revealed.  weiterlesen >>>


Poland and Latvia get ready to embrace the ban... but leave Finland out in the cold

(01.10.2004)

Poland says it no longer sees any obstacles to joining the 1997 Mine Ban Treaty and Latvia confirms it will come on board by the Nairobi Summit on a Mine-Free World (29 November - 3 December 2004).  weiterlesen >>>


Twenty-six Azeri citizens suffered in mine incidents since the beginning of this year

(01.10.2004)

Twenty-six citizens of Azerbaijan had suffered from mine and unexploded ammo by 1 October this year, it was discovered during the monitoring by the National Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Campaign of Azerbaijan.  weiterlesen >>>


Over 225 landmines defused in Pamir foothills in Tajikistan

(01.10.2004)

More than 225 landmines have been spotted and defused since the beginning of this year by Swiss sappers in the Pamir foothills of Tajikistan, the area, where recent civil confrontation raged, head of the national center for mining and mine removal Dzhonmakhmad Radzhabov told Itar-Tass on Friday.  weiterlesen >>>


4 soldiers killed in Wana and Seven rockets fired at Ladah Fort

(28.09.2004)

A remote-controlled landmine explosion on Tuesday killed four soldiers and wounded five others in Shakai in South Waziristan Agency. weiterlesen >>>


One killed, 7 wounded in clash in southern Philippines

(28.09.2004)

One soldier has been killed and seven others have been wounded in a two-day military operation in the southern Philippine island of Jolo, military officials said Wednesday.  weiterlesen >>>


Still 'far from a world without landmines'

(28.09.2004)

Landmines still claim up to 20 000 lives annually, the International Committee of the Red Cross said in Geneva yesterday. weiterlesen >>>


South-Eastern Europe Mine Action in Azerbaijan AssA-Irada

(27.09.2004)

The Azerbaijan National Agency for Mine Action (ANAMA) will host the 12th meeting of the South-Eastern Europe Mine Action Coordination Council (SEEMACC) in Baku on September 28.  weiterlesen >>>


Im Irak ist nichts mehr sicher

(27.09.2004)

70 Angriffe am Tag, in allen Städten Iraks: Die Sicherheitslage verschlechtert sich dramatisch. George W. Bush und Ajad Alawi geben sich optimistisch - doch dafür gibt es immer weniger Grund. Internationale Journalisten verlassen den Irak. weiterlesen >>>


Six Pakistani soldiers hurt in landmine blast near Afghan border

(27.09.2004)

A landmine injured six Pakistani soldiers Tuesday in a violence-hit northwestern tribal belt bordering Afghanistan, residents and a military official said. weiterlesen >>>


2 Pakistani soldiers killed in blast in tribal area

(27.09.2004)

Two soldiers of the Pakistani security forces Tuesday were killed and four injured seriously in a landmine blast in the country's tribal area bordering Afghanistan, according to private News Network International.  weiterlesen >>>


20 000 Menschen sterben an Minen

(27.09.2004)

Antipersonen-Minen fordern nach Angaben des IKRK noch immer bis zu 20 000 Opfer pro Jahr.  weiterlesen >>>


Landmines Awareness Training Starts Today

(27.09.2004)

The National Inter-sectoral Commission for Demining and Humanitarian Aid (CNIDAH) is running as from today in Luanda a training programme for activists for awareness campaigns on landmine dangers. weiterlesen >>>


Uzbek mines kills Tajik boy, injures five

(26.09.2004)

Another five citizens of Panjakent [northern Tajikistan] have fallen victim to mines planted by Uzbek special services to prevent militants of the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan from penetrating the country.  weiterlesen >>>