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Thailand: Aufständische setzen laut Human Rights Watch Landminen ein

(10.10.2012)

Die Menschenrechtsorganisation Human Rights Watch verurteilt gezielte Anschläge auf Schulen in Thailand durch bewaffnete nichtstaatliche Gruppen und prangert den Einsatz von Landminen an. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Australien ratifiziert das internationale Verbot von Streubomben

(10.10.2012)

Australien hinterlegt seine Ratifizierungsurkunde bei den Vereinten Nationen und ist 77. Vertragsstaat der internationalen Konvention über das Verbot von Streubomben. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Japan will seine Streubomben bis 2015 vernichten

(09.10.2012)

Die japanische Regierung kündigt an, bis 2015 alle seine Streubomben zu vernichten. Das wäre eine Vernichtung drei Jahre vor der vertraglich festgelegten Frist. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


VIDEO: Im Südsudan klärt Mines Advisory Group Kinder über die Landminengefahr auf

(08.10.2012)

Mines Advisory Group stellt ein Video über die Sensiblisierung von Schulkindern im Südsudan über die Gefahren von Landminen vor. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Laos: Handicap Interational räumt Landminen und Blindgänger

(05.10.2012)

Seit Juli 2012 hat Handicap International 600 Minen und Blindgängermuntionen in Süden von Laos geräumt. Ziel ist es, die Provinz Savannakhet von diesen explosiven Hinterlassenschaften des Krieges zu befreien. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Aktion: Online-Petition an US-Präsident Obama

(05.10.2012)

Handicap International USA hat eine Online-Petition aufgesetzt, die die USA auffordert, dem Verbot über Antipersonenminen umgehend beizutreten. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Somalia tritt Verbot von Antipersonenminen bei

(04.10.2012)

Seit dem 01. Oktober 2012 ist Somailia 160. Vertragsstaat zum Verbot von Antipersonenminen. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Kanada: Senat beginnt Anhörungen über umstrittenen Gesetzesentwurf zum Vebot von Streubomben

(02.10.2012)

Am 3. Oktober wird der von vielen Experten kritisierte Gesetzentwurf über das Verbot von Streubomben im kanadischen Senat debattiert. Die Kritiker planen Protestaktionen. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


War survivors relish disabled games

(26.09.2004)

There's an easy way to keep track of the world's war zones: watch the Paralympics. Angola, Bosnia, Cambodia and a dozen more devastated nations have sent athletes to Athens to compete in the 11-day event for those disabled by accident, at birth, or by acts of cruelty. weiterlesen >>>


NATO Secretary General discusses Transdniestra in Moldova

(26.09.2004)

Cooperation between NATO and Moldova and the issue of Transdniestra were the key topics discussed during a one-day visit by NATO Secretary General Jaap de Hoop Scheffer to Chisinau on 23 September.  weiterlesen >>>


Bangladesch will bis März 200.000 Landminen vernichten

(25.09.2004)

Kanada soll für Kosten der Abrüstungsaktion aufkommen  weiterlesen >>>


Kids maimed for life: war's body of evidence

(24.09.2004)

EVEN when children survive armed conflict in their country, they can be left so badly maimed and mutilated that death might seem easier.  weiterlesen >>>


Bangladeshi military to destroy landmines:

(24.09.2004)

Bangladesh has decided to destroy around 200,000 landmines, putting it at the forefront of efforts to eliminate the explosives in one of the world's most heavily-mined regions, military sources said on Saturday.  weiterlesen >>>


Paralympics als wertvolles Geschenk für Sportler

(24.09.2004)

Athen - Ob Botswana, Mauritius oder Surinam: Bei den Paralympics in Athen gehen viele Exoten an den Start. Doch eine Mini- Mannschaft sorgt für besondere Aufmerksamkeit: die 14-jährige Marina Karim und Qaher Gulam Hazrat aus Afghanistan. weiterlesen >>>


Slovenia deposits five ratification documents with UN

(23.09.2004)

Slovenia / New York (USA): After Foreign Minister Ivo Vajgl cut short his New York visit over an incident with Croatia, Ambassador to the UN Roman Kirn and Foreign Ministry State Undersecretary Matjaz Kovacic stepped in to attend Thursday's [23 September] meetings held on the sidelines of the 59th session of the UN General Assembly. They also handed over the ratification documents of five UN protocols. weiterlesen >>>


Die unbeliebten Lebensretter

(23.09.2004)

Artikel über Ratten als Lebensretter bei der Suche nach Erdbebenopfern und Ratteneinsatz in der Minensuche. weiterlesen >>>


Over 400 Explosive Devices Destroyed in Kuando-Kubango

(23.09.2004)

More than 400 explosive devices were destroyed by an Italian NGO "Interso´s", from October 2003 to May 2004, detected in Kuchi district, Angola's south-eastern Kuando- Kubango province, during a research, control and demining process.  weiterlesen >>>


Move over sniffer dogs, here come Africa's rats

(23.09.2004)

Tom sits patiently in a cage while Jerry, tethered by a harness, scuttles around sniffing and scratching the earth. They may look like nothing more than ordinary laboratory rodents, but these rats are on a mission to root out Africa's landmines with the tips of their twitchy pink noses. weiterlesen >>>


Agreement on Co-Financing of Mine Clearing Program signed between RA Ministry of Defense and UNDP

(23.09.2004)

Today, the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Armenia and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), with the support of the European Union, initiated the Armenia De-Mining Project totaling 1.5 million Euros, UNDP press service told ARKA. One of the main aims of the Project, which will be implemented during the next three years is to strengthen the capacity of the Government to coordinate and implement de-mining programmes. weiterlesen >>>


FERRERO-WALDNER BEIM MINISTERTREFFEN DES NETZWERKS MENSCHLICHE SICHERHEIT IN NEW YORK

(23.09.2004)

Am Rande der Generalversammlung der Vereinten Nationen in New York nahm Außenministerin Benita Ferrero-Waldner am Donnerstag (23. 09.) u. a. am Ministertreffen des Netzwerks Menschliche Sicherheit teil, das auf Einladung des derzeitigen Vorsitzenden, dem kanadischen Außenminister Pettigrew, stattfand.  weiterlesen >>>


Asets neue Hände. KiKa, Samstag 25. September, 10:00 Uhr

(23.09.2004)

Am 25. September startet "Fortsetzung folgt" (KI.KA/rbb/MDR) um 10:00 Uhr auf dem gewohnten Sendeplatz eine neue, Aufsehen erregende Geschichte: "Asets neue Hände" erzählt das bewegende Schicksal eines tschetschenischen Mädchens, das Opfer einer getarnten Minenexplosion wurde. weiterlesen >>>


Remote-controlled mine goes off after Turkish military vehicle passes

(22.09.2004)

A remote-controlled mine, planted on the route of a military vehicle near the Turkish city of Bingol, exploded on Thursday [23 September] after a military vehicle passed. weiterlesen >>>


Landmines Retard Economic Growth

(22.09.2004)

SUB-SAHARAN Africa is still the world's most heavily mined region despite concerted efforts over the years by aid agencies and governments to clear anti-personnel landmines, which have killed or maimed thousands of people on the continent.  weiterlesen >>>


Human Security Network Declaration for the Nairobi Summit

(22.09.2004)

Foreign Affairs Minister Pierre Pettigrew today chaired a ministerial luncheon for members of the Human Security Network (HSN). weiterlesen >>>


Ammunition discovered in Afghan Nangarhar Province

(22.09.2004)

Security officials have discovered some ammunition, which includes one launcher, six anti-transport mines and 10 anti-personnel mines in the vicinity of [eastern] Nangarhar Province today. weiterlesen >>>


UN approves first Gulf War compensation

(22.09.2004)

The United Nations on Thursday approved payment of another $376.9 million in compensation for Iraq's 1990 invasion and occupation of Kuwait, including to Palestinians who lost property and to landmine victims. weiterlesen >>>


Sri Lankans clear landmines strewn by two decades of civil war.

(22.09.2004)

Most were laid in Jaffna in the far north, and along the main A9 artery that runs south through Kilinochchi.  weiterlesen >>>


U.S., Iraqi Troops Clash With Insurgents

(22.09.2004)

U.S. aircraft and tanks attacked rebel positions as fierce fighting erupted early Wednesday in Baghdad's Sadr City slum, killing 10 people and injuring 92 others, hospital officials said.  weiterlesen >>>


An International Forum on Mine Safety will be held in Baku

(21.09.2004)

The twelfth meeting of the co-ordination council against the mine hazards in the Southeast Europe (SEEMACÑ) will be held in Baku on 28 September, Azer-press learned from the press-service of the ANAMA. weiterlesen >>>


Karzai's advisor escapes landmine blast

(21.09.2004)

Afghan President Hamid Karzai's advisor Namatullah Sahrani had a narrow escape in a landmine explosion.  weiterlesen >>>


Mine blasts leave one dead, four injured on Tajik side of Tajik-Uzbek border

(21.09.2004)

A Tajik national has fallen fallen victim to an antipersonnel mine on the Tajik-Uzbek border, Iranian radio reported on 22 September. weiterlesen >>>


Canada was the first nation to ratify an international treaty banning personal landmines.

(21.09.2004)

In recognition of the country's leadership, the paperwork surrounding the agreement has been permanently transferred to the National Library and Archives of Canada. weiterlesen >>>


Thailand plans to be a global rehabilitation centre for landmine victims

(21.09.2004)

The World Bank has pledged to fund Thailand's plan to set up a global centre to build a network for the rehabilitation of landmine victims, the Foreign Minister, Surakiart Sathirathai, told reporters on Tuesday. weiterlesen >>>


Land mine warning signs go missing

(21.09.2004)

Hundreds of land mine warning signs have been stolen from Southern areas and presumably used as scrap metal, according to an association for the disabled. weiterlesen >>>


Sri Saket residents told to steer clear of Cambodian border

(21.09.2004)

Border control police in the eastern province of Sri Saket today warned local residents to stay away from the Cambodian border area, warning that the area was home to land mines and bandits.  weiterlesen >>>


Waldschule in Hamburg ewegen einer Panzermine vakuiert

(21.09.2004)

Mit fröhlichen Gesichtern stapften die Kinder an der Seite von Polizisten aus dem Haus. Schulfrei! weiterlesen >>>


"Frieden beginnt mit dem Entschärfen der alten Bomben"

(21.09.2004)

Oldenburger Minenräumer muss den Irak verlassen  weiterlesen >>>


Landmine Survivors Go for Gold in Athens!

(20.09.2004)

Landmine survivors from Afghanistan, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Lebanon will be amongst the athletes from around the world competing in the Athens Paralympics 17-28 September 2004. weiterlesen >>>


Beatles Star helps landmine charity

(20.09.2004)

United Kingdom: Former BEATLES star SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY and his model wife HEATHER MILLS have persuaded all their friends to donate items for a charity internet auction in aid of the global landmine crisis. weiterlesen >>>


Poland to ratify ban on landmines

(20.09.2004)

The Polish defense ministry said Tuesday it supported ratifying the Ottawa agreement banning anti-personnel mines, which Poland signed in 1997 but has yet to ratify. weiterlesen >>>


Bangladesh frees landmine activist on bail

(20.09.2004)

Bangladesh has freed on bail the country's leading campaigner against landmines, who was arrested by authorities last month, prison officials said on Tuesday. weiterlesen >>>


Hundreds of Somalis flee into Kenya following fresh militia fighting

(20.09.2004)

Hundreds of Somali nationals yesterday fled from their war-ravaged country into Wajir District after rival militia factions resumed fighting.  weiterlesen >>>


Bomb Which Explodes In Mersin Is A Cluster Grenade (TURKEY)

(20.09.2004)

A bomb which exploded under a police car at a pop concert in southern city of Mersin on Sunday was a cluster grenade, governor Atilla Osmancelebioglu said.  weiterlesen >>>


Militants behind Lower Munda blast 'arrested'

(20.09.2004)

Border Security Forces and Jammu and Kashmir Police have "apprehended" around six Hizbul Mujahideen militants allegedly involved in the deadly IED blast in Lower Munda in which 33 BSF jawans and their family members had been killed on May 23.  weiterlesen >>>


Four suspected terrorists killed laying mine in Iraq: Polish army

(19.09.2004)

Four people were killed Sunday when a mine they were trying to lay on a bridge exploded near the eastern Iraqi town of As Suwayrah, a Polish military spokesman said.  weiterlesen >>>


Montenegrin-Albanian border cleared of mines

(19.09.2004)

Specialist engineering units of the Serbia-Montenegro Army's Podgorica corps, in cooperation with the Montenegrin police, have completed the mine clearance operation on an 81-kilometre stretch of the border between Montenegro and Albania, between the mountains of Bogicevic and Lipovica.  weiterlesen >>>


Afghan munitions blast kills 5 members of family

(19.09.2004)

An explosion killed five members of an Afghan family, two women among them, as they were stripping old ammunition for explosives to sell, state-run media reported on Sunday.  weiterlesen >>>


IGLOO DIAMONDS SUPPORTS LANDMINE CLEARING OPERATIONS

(18.09.2004)

Igloo Diamonds®, an Internet diamond retailer has partnered with non-governmental organization Adopt-A-Minefield® (AAM) in a unique collaboration that will use the proceeds from the sale of diamonds to directly finance landmine removal in Mozambique, says Gad Zak, President of Igloo Diamonds and Nahela Hadi, Executive Director of AAM. weiterlesen >>>


Call for Europe to clear landmines (ETHIOPIA)

(18.09.2004)

Leaders at the African Union conference on landmines in Addis Ababa yesterday called on Europe to pay for the clearance of millions of landmines they planted during the Second World War.  weiterlesen >>>


Bomb goes off on railroad in Chechnya

(18.09.2004)

A landmine planted under a railroad in Chechnya's Naurskaya district went off on Friday evening.  weiterlesen >>>


Donors Urged to Pay Greater Attention to Landmine Victims

(17.09.2004)

The national co-ordinator of demining programmes in Angola, Balbina Dias da Silva, has considered on Thursday in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, that the social reintegration of the victims of landmines in Africa should deserve a special attention by the donor countries, in the funding of concrete programmes of social reinsertion and assistance. weiterlesen >>>


Landmines Car Stopped by Moscow Police (RUSSIA)

(17.09.2004)

Russian security officials said today that police stopped a man driving a car wired with land mines and explosives in central Moscow weiterlesen >>>


Mine explosion kills one de-miner, injures another (BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA)

(17.09.2004)

A land mine that exploded as experts were trying to clear a mine field killed a de-mining expert and seriously wounded another, officials said Friday.  weiterlesen >>>


Land mines kill 36, wound 48 in Azerbaijan since 2001

(17.09.2004)

The Azerbaijani National Agency for Mine Action has reported that 20-year-old soldier Emil Nariman oglu Agayev has been wounded as a land mine planted during the first Karabakh war went off in the area of Hasanqaya.  weiterlesen >>>


Wagen mit Sprengstoff in Moskau entdeckt

(17.09.2004)

Die russische Polizei hat offenbar einen neuen Terroranschlag in Moskau vereitelt. In der Innenstadt wurde in der Nacht ein mit Sprengstoff beladenes Fahrzeug gestoppt, teilten die Sicherheitskräfte am Samstag mit.  weiterlesen >>>


The death and disorientation of the children of Gaza

(16.09.2004)

In their homes, in the street, in UN-run schools, Palestinian youth are not safe from Israeli bullets  weiterlesen >>>


Afrikanische Länder fordern Geld für Minenräumungen

(16.09.2004)

Die Staaten Afrikas haben am Freitag europäische Länder dazu aufgefordert, für die Räumung von Landminen aus dem Zweiten Weltkrieg auf dem Schwarzen Kontinent aufzukommen.  weiterlesen >>>


Land mines kill 36, wound 48 in Azerbaijan since 2001

(16.09.2004)

Young soldier has been wounded by a landmine. weiterlesen >>>


Africans holding out for fresh moves on mines

(16.09.2004)

African people affected by landmines are anxiously waiting for a determined common African initiative to ease their plight, an African Union (AU) official has told the opening session of a four-day conference on landmines. weiterlesen >>>


Mine explosion kills one de-miner, injures another

(16.09.2004)

A land mine that exploded as experts were trying to clear a mine field killed a de-mining expert and seriously wounded another, officials said Friday. weiterlesen >>>


An Azeri soldier loses his leg on a mine

(16.09.2004)

An Azeri soldier Emil Agayev aged twenty suffered from a mine incident in Ter-Ter province of the country stepping on the anti-personnel mine on 12 September.  weiterlesen >>>


Africa calls for more efforts in fighting landmine problems

(15.09.2004)

The efforts by African countries at various levels to address the scourge of landmines have not been pursued with all the needed vigor and determination, said Said Djinnit, commissioner for peace and security of the African Union here on Wednesday. weiterlesen >>>


Three militants die while planting landmine in Chechnya

(15.09.2004)

Three militants died in Chechnya's Shali district when a landmine they were planting exploded, a source in the temporary press center of the Russian Interior Ministry in the North Caucasus told Interfax on Thursday.  weiterlesen >>>


Deutschstämmige Vorhut im Irak-Krieg

(15.09.2004)

Das kleine, flache Gefährt ist der rasende Spähtrupp. Mit bis zu 32 Kilometern pro Stunde saust der Dragon Runner vor den Geländewagen der U. S. Army her.  weiterlesen >>>


Union backing for landmine campaigner

(15.09.2004)

THE EU has taken up the case of a leading Bangladeshi civil society figure who has been held without charge for several weeks and who may, human rights groups fear, be the victim of torture. weiterlesen >>>


Huambo: Hallo Trust Demines Huambo/Tchinjenje Route (ANGOLA)

(15.09.2004)

Ten kilometers of road on Huambo/Tchinjenje route have been demined during the last three months by the experts of British non-governmental organisation, The Hallo Trust.  weiterlesen >>>


Africa: 15,000 Killed Or Maimed Annually By Landmines

(15.09.2004)

Fifteen thousand people are killed or maimed by anti-personnel landmines annually in the world despite a five-year old global treaty outlawing them.  weiterlesen >>>


Mine clearance allows water pipe rehabilitation

(14.09.2004)

The joint Organization for the Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE)-Swiss Foundation for Mine Action (FSD) programme has cleared land mines from an area near the Afghan border, allowing for the rehabilitation of the Kumsangir water pipe. weiterlesen >>>


Africa: 15,000 Killed Or Maimed Annually By Landmines

(14.09.2004)

UN Integrated Regional Information Networks: Fifteen thousand people are killed or maimed by anti-personnel landmines annually in the world despite a five-year old global treaty outlawing them, a keynote speaker at a meeting on landmines said. weiterlesen >>>


Experts gather to tackle Africa's landmine problem

(14.09.2004)

Experts gathered in Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa, on Wednesday to draw up plans to eliminate landmines from sub-Saharan Africa, the most heavily mined region in the world. weiterlesen >>>


Africa Landmine Conference Opens Today In Addis Ababa

(14.09.2004)

The second continental conference of African experts on landmines opens today, Wednesday, in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa. Africa is the most heavily mined continent in the world, with at least 40 million landmines. It is estimated that landmines kill, injure, and disable over 12 thousand people each year in Africa. weiterlesen >>>


Global Landmine Movement Witnesses Historic Event at Canada's National

(14.09.2004)

More than seventy-five campaigners and supporters of the Ottawa Convention banning anti-personnel landmines gathered at Library and Archives Canada this morning to witness the handover of the International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL) records to Canada. The ICBL is the 1997 Nobel Peace Prize laureate. weiterlesen >>>


Internet Diamond Retailer Igloo Diamonds Partners With Adopt-A-Minefield To Support and Fund International Landmine Clearing Operations

(14.09.2004)

Proceeds from Each Stone Sold Will Directly Finance Landmine Removal in Mozambique Consumers to Receive Certificates and Specifics Detailing the Location and Size of Each Minefield Plot Their Purchases Have Helped Clear  weiterlesen >>>


Innocent Victims of War

(14.09.2004)

WITH landmines and other unexploded ordnance (UXO) continuing indiscriminately to maim and kill children across South-East Asia, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) is calling on regional governments to redouble their efforts to clean up the devastating waste from decades of war. weiterlesen >>>


African people affected by landmines awaiting alleviation of plight: AU

(14.09.2004)

African people affected by landmines are anxiously waiting for a determined common African action on landmines, an African Union (AU) official told the opening session of a four-day conference on landmines. weiterlesen >>>


Thailand struggles to clear its landmines

(14.09.2004)

Fourteen years after his lower right leg was blown off by a landmine, Thai - farmer Vichin Pratsanchit remains in mortal danger weiterlesen >>>


Angola's landmine clearence and victim support programs

(13.09.2004)

The landmine clearence and victim support programs of Angola for 2005 will cost 88.1 million US dollars, according to official figures weiterlesen >>>


Editorial; Clear the mines for a safer region (Thailand)

(13.09.2004)

When Foreign Minister Surakiart Sathirathai addressed the regional workshop on landmine disposal which convened here earlier this month, he made it clear that Thailand was ready to become a regional mine action centre for Southeast Asia and that, if further developed, the kingdom's mine action programme would be extended to include assistance for victims and mine risk education.  weiterlesen >>>


The AU to Convene the Second Continental Conference of African Experts on Landmines

(13.09.2004)

From 15 to 17 September 2004, the African Union will convene, at its headquarters, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, the second Continental Conference of African Experts on Landmines weiterlesen >>>


Mine cleaning in Tajikistan

(13.09.2004)

Peaceful citizens are dying although the civil war in Tajikistan finished five years ago. The cause is mortar shells left on the combat fields.  weiterlesen >>>


Indien und Pakistan verhandeln wieder

(13.09.2004)

Hoffnung auf den Friedensprozess zwischen den Atommächten - Seit fast 60 Jahren ist die Grenze zwischen dem indischen und dem pakistanischen Teil Kaschmirs vermint. weiterlesen >>>


Coalition forces seize weapons in southern Afghan provinces

(12.09.2004)

A quantity of weapons and ammunition were recovered from Dehrawud District of Urozgan Province yesterday.  weiterlesen >>>


Militants slit throats of three

(12.09.2004)

Three members of a family, including a woman, were killed by militants at Shatta Dhoke in the Surankot area of Poonch today weiterlesen >>>


Iraq: EU calls for the release of four abducted Italian and Iraqi aid workers

(12.09.2004)

Expressing its "deep concern" for four aid workers abducted in Iraq, the European Commission has called on the captors to release the two Italian and two Iraqi hostages unharmed. weiterlesen >>>


Bangladesh: NGOs call for the release of landmine campaigner

(12.09.2004)

Human rights groups have condemned last week's decision by a Bangladeshi court to extend the detention of leading political campaigner Rafique Al Islam, a member of the Nobel Prize-winning International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL), who is being held without charge at an unknown location. weiterlesen >>>


Drei polnische Soldaten im Irak getötet

(11.09.2004)

Soldaten auf Rückweg von Minenräumeinsatz mit Granaten und Maschinengewehren beschossen weiterlesen >>>


Land Mine Explosion Kills Two In Pakistan

(11.09.2004)

Two people were killed Saturday when their motorcycle hit a land mine on a dirt road in a remote village in southern Pakistan, police said.  weiterlesen >>>


Lawmakers support plan to ban landmines on offshore islands

(10.09.2004)

Mines placed in the past to deter potential invasion by Chinese troops weiterlesen >>>


Taiwan civic group urges government to clear landmines from offshore islands

(10.09.2004)

Mines placed in the past to deter potential invasion by Chinese troops seeking to make the offshore islands of Kinmen [Jinmen or Quemoy] and Matsu [Mazu] safer places to live, lawmakers of all stripes yesterday lent their support to an anti-personnel mine ban advocated by a civic group [sentence as received]. weiterlesen >>>


Slovene-run fund wants to start mine clearance activities in Azerbaijan

(10.09.2004)

The Slovene-run demining fund has paid a visit to Azerbaijan in a bid to increase its activities in the Transcaucasia and Azerbaijan in particular, as this is one of the world's highly mine-infested countries.  weiterlesen >>>


OSCE voices concern over landmines in Georgian-Ossetian conflict zone

(10.09.2004)

Representatives of the OSCE mission in Georgia are concerned about the fact that Georgia and South Ossetia are mining the conflict area.  weiterlesen >>>


Finland to join Ottawa mine ban treaty in 2012

(10.09.2004)

Finland said on Friday it will join the Ottawa landmine treaty in 2012 and destroy all its mines four years later, making it one of the last European Union members to do so.  weiterlesen >>>


Lawmakers, Cahrity group push for passageof anti-mine law

(10.09.2004)

A number of legislators from across the political spectrum, joined by members of the Eden Social Welfare Foundation, jointly hosted a public hearing Friday to push for the early passage of anti-landmine legislation to save lives and boost the economy on the outlying island of Kinmen.  weiterlesen >>>


Eight rebels in western Chechnya

(10.09.2004)

Eight rebels have been killed in clashes in western Chechnya over the past 24 hours, Maj. Gen. Ilya Shabalkin, spokesman for the regional headquarters for the counter-terrorism operation in the North Caucasus, told Interfax on Friday.  weiterlesen >>>


Three CRPF personnel die in Kashmir blast

(10.09.2004)

Three paramilitary personnel were killed in Jammu and Kashmir Thursday when a landmine detonated by separatist guerrillas devastated a bus in which they were travelling. More than a dozen people were injured in the attack on the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel at Doda, about 210 km north of Jammu.  weiterlesen >>>


Finnland will sich erst ab 2012 von Landminen trennen

(10.09.2004)

Beitritt zur Internationalen Kampagne zur Ächtung von Landminen ursprünglich für 2006 geplant  weiterlesen >>>


Landmine clearing operation begins around Thai temple

(09.09.2004)

The Thai military and a Japanese humanitarian group have begun clearing land mines near the historic Preah Vihear temple in eastern Thailand. weiterlesen >>>


Kashmir landmine blast, gunbattle leave 4 dead in embattled region

(09.09.2004)

A truck carrying paramilitary soldiers in Jammu-Kashmir was blown up by a landmine Thursday, killing two troopers and wounding six others, police said. Elsewhere in the state, soldiers killed two suspected rebels in a gunbattle.  weiterlesen >>>


Thailand starts demining near historic temple on Cambodian border

(09.09.2004)

The Thai military and a Japanese humanitarian group on Thursday began clearing mines left near an historic temple during decades of conflict.  weiterlesen >>>


Landmines in Bankura village (INDIA)

(09.09.2004)

Four landmines were unearthed from a Ranibandh block village in Bankura last evening. The Chief Minister visited the block last week to inaugurate a tribal school and district police and intelligence had been on high-alert as the area has a history of insurgency related activities.  weiterlesen >>>


Landmines on CM route to rebel zone

(08.09.2004)

Four landmines were found yesterday on the route the chief minister is likely to take two days later when he visits Jhalda in the district. weiterlesen >>>


"Wir haben kein Recht zu resignieren"

(08.09.2004)

Bap-Frontmann Wolfgang Niedecken erschüttert vom Bürgerkriegsschicksal der Kinder in Uganda weiterlesen >>>


Mindestens 50 Tote bei Luftangriff in Pakistan

(08.09.2004)

Militärkonvoi fährt im pakistanisch-afghanischen Grenzgebiet auf Landmine weiterlesen >>>


Angolan govt. invests in mine clearing (ANGOLA)

(08.09.2004)

The Angolan government has announced that it is investing 16 million US dollars in mine clearing quipment and the training of new sappers for the National Demining Institute (INAD).  weiterlesen >>>


Demining of Caimbambo/Cubal Railway Route Concluded (ANGOLA)

(08.09.2004)

At least six anti-tank and anti-personnel landmines were deactivated and destroyed by the sappers group of the Angolan Armed Forces (FAA), during the demining process of the railway route which connects the districts of Caimbambo and Cubal, 147 kilometres to the south of Benguela city.  weiterlesen >>>


Demining starts ready for return of south Sudan refugees (SUDAN)

(07.09.2004)

Work has begun on demining one of southern Sudan's few highways in readiness for the expected return of hundreds of thousands of displaced people once a full peace deal is reached between the government and southern rebels, Khartoum media said Tuesday.  weiterlesen >>>


Demining Commission Analyses Financial, Technical Issues (ANGOLA)

(07.09.2004)

The National Inter-Sectorial Commission on Demining and Humanitarian Assistance, is since today analysing, in Luanda, the provincial projects of action and the financial and technical issues for the destruction of landmines.  weiterlesen >>>


An invention that could save thousands of lives looks to be heading for the scrapheap for a lack of funding, says Andrew Heavens (UK)

(07.09.2004)

At first glance it looks like a piece of discarded farm machinery - three slightly rusty poles fixed together with some oddly-shaped wheels stacked to one side. But despite appearances it is not a piece of junk; not yet, at least.  weiterlesen >>>