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Weltweit führende Banken investieren in Hersteller von Streumunition. Stopp "explosiver Investitionen" gefordert.

(13.06.2012)

Aktivisten fordern Finanzdienstleister und Regierungen zur Beendigung „explosiver Investitionen“ auf. weiterlesen >>>


Landminen: Burma/Myanmar folgt den Fussstapfen Kambodschas

(12.06.2012)

In Kooperation mit internationalen Non-Profit-Organisationen setzt das Amt für Soziale Fragen, Hilfe und Wiederansiedlung in Burma Aufklärungskampagnen über die Gefahren von Landminen um und folgt damit dem Beispiel Kambodschas und Kongos. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Facing Finance bespricht Jahresplanung in Brüssel

(05.06.2012)

Das Facing Finance Team und Partnerorganisationen aus Deutschland und Europa beraten in Brüssel über Aktionsprogramme, Investitionen in Hersteller zu stoppen, die gegen Menschenrechte verstossen oder die Umwelt ernsthaft schädigen. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Sri Lanka: Junge von Antipersonenminen verletzt

(03.06.2012)

Ein vierzehnjährige Junge tritt auf eine Antipersonenmine nahe der Chale Chundikulam Lagune. Die Gegend gilt als von Minen befreit. (in Englisch)  weiterlesen >>>


TV-Beitrag: Streubomben gegen Bevölkerung im Sudan

(02.06.2012)

Im Sudan wüten seit Monaten Kämpfe zwischen dem Regime und den Rebellen, die die Regierung stürzen wollen. Das Militär setzt dabei offenbar Brand- und Streubomben ein. weiterlesen >>>


Kreative Aktion gegen Nahrungsmittelspekulationen und Investitionen in Streubombenhersteller

(31.05.2012)

Mit einer kreativen Aktion vor dem Eingang der Frankfurter Festhalle protestiert Attac bei Deutsche-Bank-Hauptversammlung und ruft zu Bankwechsel auf. weiterlesen >>>


TV-Beitrag: Deutliche Anhaltspunkte für den Einsatz von Streubomben im Sudan

(31.05.2012)

CNN berichtet über Streubomben, die in Angolo, einem Dorf im Süden Sudans, eingesetzt wurden. Die Leidtragenden sind Zivilisten. Das Sudanesische Militär bestreitet den Einsatz von Streubomben. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


„Leistung, die Leiden schafft“

(30.05.2012)

NGOs kritisieren die Geschäfte der Deutschen Bank. Die Deutsche Bank finanziere trotz anderslautener Selbstverpflichtungen weiter Hersteller von Streubomben. weiterlesen >>>


Ukraine's Troops In Iraq Destroy Thousands Of Land Mines

(22.02.2004)

With the assistance of soldiers from Kazakhstan, they blew up more than 4,000 anti-personnel mines, 650 anti-tank mines and other ordnance. weiterlesen >>>


Vietnam joins US in landmark survey

(22.02.2004)

Vietnam and a group of war veterans from the United States are conducting the first nationwide survey of leftover bombs, in the latest sign of improving military ties between the two former foes. weiterlesen >>>


Six Russian soldiers die in Chechnya, official says

(21.02.2004)

Six Russian soldiers were killed in rebel attacks and by land mines in Chechnya over the past day, an official in Chechnya's Kremlin-backed administration said Sunday.  weiterlesen >>>


Army porter wounded in J&K landmine explosion

(20.02.2004)

An Army porter was critically injured in a landmine explosion near the LoC in border district of Poonch in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, official sources said. weiterlesen >>>


Terrorism suspects arrested; Kabul raids lead to several captures, including man believed linked to death of two Canadian soldiers (AFGHANISTAN, CANADA)

(20.02.2004)

Canadian troops have captured a man they suspect laid the mines that killed. two of their comrades in Afghanistan on Oct. 2, The Canadian Press has learned.  weiterlesen >>>


Tuzmen: We Will Prioritize Efforts To Reduce Unemployment In 2004

(20.02.2004)

''We will sweep anti-personnel land-mines and open those fields to organic agriculture for economic development of Kilis. weiterlesen >>>


Campaign Calls on Burundi to Implement Landmine Ban

(19.02.2004)

In 2002, there were at least 114 new civilian mine/unexploded ordnance casualties reported in Burundi. weiterlesen >>>


THAI-CAMBODIAN BORDER: Army against opening of Ta Tao pass

(18.02.2004)

Army chief Gen Chaisit Shinawatra opposes moves by Cambodia to get Ta Tao pass in Si Sa Ket province open. "Those who want to open Ta Tao pass must clear landmines themselves. The army will not touch it. I strongly oppose any move to open the pass," Gen Chaisit said.  weiterlesen >>>


Bremer: June 30 still date for power transfer; troops will stay for security

(18.02.2004)

An explosion killed two U.S. infantrymen in an insurgent centre west of Baghdad on Thursday, but the U.S. civil administrator said the date for handing power over to an Iraqi government would not change. weiterlesen >>>


Landmine explosion kills two children

(18.02.2004)

Two children died as a result of a landmine explosion in Gazakhlar village, Fuzuli District on February 14, the Azerbaijan National Agency for Mine Action (ANAMA) told AssA-Irada.  weiterlesen >>>


Afghanistan remains one of the most mined countries in the world

(18.02.2004)

As part of its commitment under the Mine Ban Treaty, Afghanistan completed a pilot phase of destroying stockpiled landmines, which started last May in the capital Kabul.  weiterlesen >>>


Cambodia Faces New Menace Of Rising Road Deaths

(18.02.2004)

Prime Minister Hun Sen said Thursday Cambodia is on target to achieve a zero casualty rate from land mines by 2012, but is facing an upsurge in another type of casualty: traffic accidents.  weiterlesen >>>


Cambodia asks U.S., Vietnam to help identify mine, bomb spots.

(18.02.2004)

Cambodia called on the United States and Vietnam on Thursday to provide data and information that may help identify spots where bombs were dropped and land mines planted during the Vietnam War that ended in 1975.  weiterlesen >>>


Number of landmines implanted in Angola during the war-era has been exaggerated by Foreign Media

(18.02.2004)

Some international Media organs have been exaggerating in the divulgation of number of landmines implanted in Angola during the war period, the Director General of the National Institute for Demining (INAD) Mr Leonardo Sapalo said on Tuesday.  weiterlesen >>>


Africa: Landmine Researchers From French-Speaking Countries Meet in Bujumbura

(18.02.2004)

An international conference on landmine clearance in the Burundian capital, Bujumbura, has started drafting the 2004 landmine report for French-speaking African countries.  weiterlesen >>>


Landmine seized in Midnapore

(18.02.2004)

The district police seized a landmine and its accessories including six rounds of cartridges after an hour-long encounter with Peoples War activists in a forested area at Birkatain West Midnapore.  weiterlesen >>>


Zwei US-Soldaten und ein Iraker getötet

(18.02.2004)

Zwei US-Soldaten und mindestens ein Iraker sind am Donnerstag durch die Explosion eines Sprengsatzes im westirakischen El Chalidija getötet worden. Ein weiterer US-Soldat sei verletzt worden, sagte eine US-Militärsprecherin.  weiterlesen >>>


Four people fall victim to land mines in Karabakh in 2004 (ARMENIA, AZERBAIJAN)

(17.02.2004)

Four more people have fallen victim to antitank and antipersonnel mines in Nagornyy Karabakh in early 2004. In connection with these incidents, the HALO Trust British humanitarian organization intends to expand its programme for educating the population about the danger of land mines.  weiterlesen >>>


Mine clearance NGOs to continue activities in Afghanistan

(17.02.2004)

A mine clearance international organization will continue its activities in Afghanistan [as received].  weiterlesen >>>


Landmine kills two in Bosnia. (BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA)

(16.02.2004)

Two men were killed and another injured in Bosnia Tuesday when a landmine left over from the country's 1992-95 war exploded, police said.  weiterlesen >>>


Landmine Café opens in Grozny

(16.02.2004)

The fear of no longer being able to provide for their families haunts the many people who have been injured by mines or unexploded ordnance in Chechnya. weiterlesen >>>


Angola: De-mining institute lacks equipment

(16.02.2004)

According to figures from the De-mining Institute (INAD) Angola has 4,000 mine fields at present, with Huambo, Bie, Cuando-Cubango and Malanje being the provinces with the highest number of these explosive devices.  weiterlesen >>>


8 arrested during massive anti-Indian Army Strike in Occupied Kashmir

(16.02.2004)

Indian soldiers beat up pedestrians and shopkeepers after a mine blast in Qazigund, which triggered complete shut down in the town against Indian army's atrocities. The mine blast had injured 16 persons including 13 forces personnel. weiterlesen >>>


Kommunistische Rebellen töten Polizisten auf Philippinen

(16.02.2004)

Polizeilastwagen fuhr auf eine Landmine weiterlesen >>>


Rebels kill 10 cops in Masbate

(16.02.2004)

Police vehicle hits landmine on road  weiterlesen >>>


Country Has 4.000 Landmine Fields (Angola)

(16.02.2004)

Angola has currently 4.000 landmine fields, being the Provinces of Huambo, Bie, Kuando-Kubango and Malanje the most hit by explosives, a source from the Demining Institute (INAD) announced today.  weiterlesen >>>


Three Guinea-Bissau soldiers killed near Senegal

(15.02.2004)

DAKAR, Feb 16 (Reuters) - Three Guinea-Bissau soldiers were killed at the weekend by landmines close to the border with the disputed Casamance region of southern Senegal, Guinea-Bissau's defence minister said on Monday. weiterlesen >>>


Croatia - Landmine clearance funded by mobile network

(15.02.2004)

At a ceremony in Bastice, Oto Jungwirth, Director of the Croatian Mine Clearing Center, handed over a certificate of completed mine clearing of the area "Islam Grcki - Bastica" to Mladen Pejkovic, CTO and member of the Management Board of the Croatian GSM network operator, VIPnet. weiterlesen >>>


Acts of sabotage by Chechen troops

(15.02.2004)

Chechen fighters blew up a BTR armored personnel carrier on a landmine. Two invaders were killed and three wounded.  weiterlesen >>>


Vatican urges countries to observe Landmines Convention

(15.02.2004)

The Holy See has stressed the importance of adherence to the Ottawa Convention which 141 countries signed five years ago, and the mobilisation of resources to care for landmine victims.  weiterlesen >>>


UN condemns 'brutal and cold-blooded' murder of demining workers in Afghanistan

(14.02.2004)

The senior United Nations envoy to Afghanistan today voiced shock and outrage at the "brutal and cold-blooded" murder on Saturday of four deminers working with the world body to help eradicate landmines from the country.  weiterlesen >>>


Landmine Kills Four, Injures 13 People

(14.02.2004)

Ukuma - At least four people died and 13 others were injured, on Thursday, in Angola's central Huambo province when the vehicle they were travelling in detonated an anti-tank landmine. weiterlesen >>>


LANDMINE CLEARANCE WORKERS KILLED IN AFGHAN AMBUSH

(13.02.2004)

Four Afghans working for a non-governmental landmine clearance agency have been shot dead by suspected Taliban militants in western Afghanistan. weiterlesen >>>


In Afghanistan erschiessen mutmassliche Taliban vier Minensucher

(13.02.2004)

KABUL - Mutmassliche Taliban-Kämpfer haben vier Mitarbeiter einer Organisation erschossen, die in Afghanistan mit der Minenräumung beauftragt sind. Nach Regierungsangaben wurde das Fahzeug der Minensucher in Grenznähe zu Iran überfallen.  weiterlesen >>>


US soldier among 3 killed in Afghanistan

(13.02.2004)

KABUL : Three people, including a US soldier, were killed and 15 others wounded as violence erupted in southeastern Afghanistan where Taliban remnants are the most active in the country, officials said today.  weiterlesen >>>


US-Soldat bei Minenexplosion in Afghanistan getötet

(12.02.2004)

Kabul. AFP/BaZ. Bei der Explosion einer Landmine sind in Afghanistan ein US-Soldat getötet und neun weitere verletzt worden. weiterlesen >>>


14 wounded in Orissa landmine blast

(12.02.2004)

Fourteen people were injured, two of them seriously, when a landmine exploded on Friday while being defused in Koraput district of Orissa, police said.  weiterlesen >>>


Militias undermine cleanup campaign (Afghanistan)

(12.02.2004)

Canada sponsors demolition of mines weiterlesen >>>


Nepalese security forces kill 11 Maoists in separate clashes

(12.02.2004)

Three armed Maoists were killed in the eastern Terhathum district by accidental explosion of the landmine the rebels themselves had planted. weiterlesen >>>


LANDMINES - Ban this horrific weapon

(11.02.2004)

When people step on antipersonnel landmines, their limbs are often ripped to shreds. Those who survive often require limb amputation and seldom have access to pain medication and blood for transfusions, let alone doctors and prosthetic limbs. As American physicians, we are dismayed that the United States, in the face of overwhelming international opposition, retains the right to use a weapon as vile and outdated as the antipersonnel landmine. weiterlesen >>>


Afghan mine removal effort in peril

(11.02.2004)

The Red Cross reported 728 people were injured in Afghanistan in 2003 by explosions from leftover military hardware, including landmines. Another 129 people died. However, the agency says many cases are not reported. Closer to 100 people are injured or killed by mines each month, according to Red Cross estimates.  weiterlesen >>>


Germany helps clear landmines and unexploded explosives

(10.02.2004)

Ha Noi, Feb. 11 (VNA) - Germany will this year provide Viet Nam with 1 million USD in aid to help two central provinces clear landmines and unexploded explosives used by American troops during the Viet Nam War, the German Embassy announced in Viet Nam. weiterlesen >>>


Azerbaijan: Regained territories go through cleaning of landmines

(10.02.2004)

National agency for cleaning territories of landmines of Azerbaijan has recently reported on its achievements. weiterlesen >>>


Angola - Around 80,000 Landmine Victims in the Country

(10.02.2004)

The Program Co-ordinator of Angola's National Programme of Demining, Mrs Balbina Dias da Silva, on Tuesday in Geneva (Switzerland) said that around 80,000 Angolanos are victms of anti-personnel landmines.  weiterlesen >>>


Eritrea-Ethiopia: Landmine Accidents Declining

(09.02.2004)

UN Integrated Regional Information Networks  weiterlesen >>>


Soldiers point to hypocrisy on mines

(09.02.2004)

When is a mine not a mine? When it is a weapon, according to the military. weiterlesen >>>


Finland to Phase out Anti-Personnel Landmines

(09.02.2004)

Finland is trying to phase out the use of land mines. A Defence Ministry Report predicts that finding alternatives to domestic security will cost less than 600 million euros - a downgrade of earlier cost projections. weiterlesen >>>


Kampf gegen unsichtbare Killer

(09.02.2004)

Pro Jahr fordern Landminen 20.000 Tote - Vertragsstaaten der Anti-Minenkonvention bereiten in Genf "Gipfel für minenfreie Welt" vor  weiterlesen >>>


Putin sets task for the army as terrorism continues to rock the country

(09.02.2004)

Six people killed in a land-mine blast in Grozny weiterlesen >>>


Eleven killed in Nepal insurgency

(08.02.2004)

Suspected Maoists set off a landmine in Lalitpur on Kathmandu's outskirts that damaged a security vehicle, killing a policeman and injuring a soldier, police said.  weiterlesen >>>


Fortschritt durch die "Ottawa-Konvention"

(08.02.2004)

Vorbereitungen für das Gipfeltreffen für eine minenfreie Welt laufen auf Hochtouren weiterlesen >>>


Iraqi resistance fighters kill U.S. soldier, wound two

(08.02.2004)

Two Polish soldiers wounded by a landmine. weiterlesen >>>


UXO EXPLOSION KILLS TWO SOLDIERS, INJURES FIVE (IRAQ)

(08.02.2004)

An explosion killed two soldiers and injured five others Feb. 9 in the Mosul region when unexploded ordnance (UXO) that was being moved to a demolition point detonated.  weiterlesen >>>


Mine blast injures two Rangers men

(07.02.2004)

Two Rangers personnel guarding the main gas pipeline originating from Sui were injured critically when their vehicle hit a landmine allegedly planted by tribesmen near Shahwali on Sunday. weiterlesen >>>


Indian Politician attacked: EX TDP MP escapes attempt on life

(06.02.2004)

Suspected members of People's War (PW) naxalites blasted a andmine weiterlesen >>>


Three killed in Naxal attack in Orissa

(06.02.2004)

Two CRPF jawans, Raghuraj Sharma and Ramsevak, were killed when their truck was blown up by a landmine near Kolab Chhak. weiterlesen >>>


Anti-Personnel Mines Symposium in Kenya

(05.02.2004)

The Kenyan Foreign Minister Kalonzo Mozika has announced that Kenya will host a symposium over anti-personel mines. It will be held in Nairobi between 29 April and 3 May 2004. weiterlesen >>>


Member of Nepal's dissolved parliament killed by suspected Maoists. (Nepal)

(03.02.2004)

Four security vehicles en route to Nepalgunj for the royal visit were hit by landmines Wednesday.  weiterlesen >>>


Chechens kill nine Russians

(03.02.2004)

Four Russian soldiers were killed when Russian military convoys hit landmines.  weiterlesen >>>


One US soldier killed, three wounded in Iraq

(03.02.2004)

Two other Americans were injured by a landmine. weiterlesen >>>


Sprengfallen im Irak

(03.02.2004)

US-Soldat getötet weiterlesen >>>


LANDMINE DEATHS IN KASHMIR

(03.02.2004)

Four Indian soldiers have been killed and seven injured when the army truck they were travelling in hit a landmine planted by suspected rebels in Indian-administered Kashmir.  weiterlesen >>>


TAJIKISTAN: More than US $13 million required for demining over 5 years

(03.02.2004)

ANKARA, 4 Feb 2004 (IRIN) - Dushanbe needs at least US $13.5 million in aid over the next five years to remove landmines from its territory, Jonmahmad Rajabov, head of the Tajik Mine Action Centre (TMAC), told IRIN on Wednesday. "This amount could well increase as there is no accurate estimate of how many mines are out there," he said, from the Tajik capital.  weiterlesen >>>


De-mining groups brave the odds to clear South of silent killers

(03.02.2004)

Some inhabitants still cannot access their land due to unexploded ordnance, but provision of maps by Israel may ease removal operations  weiterlesen >>>


Developing Mine Action Legislation : A Guide for Governments and Mine

(03.02.2004)

The primary responsibility for mine action lies with the government of a mine-affected State.  weiterlesen >>>


11 Killed in Chechnya

(02.02.2004)

At least 11 servicemen and pro-Moscow Chechen police officers were killed in rebel attacks and landmine explosions in Chechnya in the previous 24 hours, an official in the region's Kremlin-backed administration said Monday.  weiterlesen >>>


Landmine deaths in Angola

(02.02.2004)

Luanda - Nine people died in landmine blasts in Angola between January 12 and 25 as torrential rains brought unexploded devices closer to the surface.  weiterlesen >>>


Danish NGO halts mine clearance programme in Iraq

(02.02.2004)

The Danish humanitarian agency Dan Church Aid (DCA) said Tuesday it had closed down its mine clearance programme in Iraq for good and pulled out its international staff after a bomb attack on one of its vehicles in the southern city of Basra.  weiterlesen >>>


Russian soldier killed in Chechen explosions

(02.02.2004)

One Russian soldier has been killed and four wounded in two separate landmine explosions in Chechnya. weiterlesen >>>


Israel and India Joint Weapons Venture

(02.02.2004)

India and Israel plan to produce long-range precision artillery munitions in a joint venture, according to a report in the latest issue of Defense News, a leading U.S.-based military news periodical. The munitions will be manufactured in India for use by the Indian Army, and will be offered to other armies.  weiterlesen >>>


Romania to destroy landmine stockpiles by March

(01.02.2004)

BUCHAREST, Feb 2 (Reuters) - Romania will complete destroying one million stockpiled anti-personnel mines by the end of March, more than a year ahead of a 2005 deadline, Foreign Ministry officials said on Monday.  weiterlesen >>>


Eritrea-Ethiopia: Landmines Kill Two in Buffer Zone

(01.02.2004)

Two men were killed and two others injured by landmines in the demilitarised zone separating Ethiopia and Eritrea, United Nations peacekeepers said on Friday. They were killed in two separate incidents on 25 January, the first such incident inside the 25-km temporary security zone between the two countries.  weiterlesen >>>


4 children killed by anti-personnel mine in Cambodia

(31.01.2004)

Four Cambodian children were killed by an anti-personnel mine 360 kilometers northwest of Phnom Penh. The children found the mine in the jungle, where the Indochina war was fought, and brought it home. The explosion killed the children and demolished the house, the regional press cites a Cambodian official.  weiterlesen >>>


ANGOLA: Landmines used in private vendettas

(30.01.2004)

JOHANNESBURG, 30 Jan 2004 (IRIN) - The widespread availability of ordinance left over from Angola's protracted civil war is fuelling a spate of personal vendettas, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said on Friday.  weiterlesen >>>


Tanzanian army destroys over 4,000 landmines

(29.01.2004)

The Tanzania People's Defence Force (TPDF) yesterday destroyed a total of 4,338 pieces of Anti-Personnel Mines (APMs) in accordance with the 1997 Ottawa Convention.  weiterlesen >>>


Rebel Attacks, Mines Kill 8 Russians In Chechnya

(28.01.2004)

At least eight Russian servicemen were killed and 14 others wounded in rebel raids and land mine explosions in Chechnya, an official in the Kremlin-backed Chechen administration said Wednesday.  weiterlesen >>>


Vietnam War ordnance claims another life

(28.01.2004)

An 11-year-old boy has been killed in southern Vietnam after accidentally detonating a Vietnam War-era shell that he thought was a toy. weiterlesen >>>


Death sentence for four Veerappan men

(28.01.2004)

New Delhi, Jan. 29. (PTI): The Supreme Court today converted the life sentence awarded to four members of Veerappan's gang to death penalty for killing 21 persons and injuring 14 others, including a Superintendent of Police, in a landmine blast in Karnataka in April 1993.  weiterlesen >>>


FC man killed, 5 hurt in mine blast

(28.01.2004)

QUETTA: A Frontier Constabulary (FC) constable was killed and at least five other FC personnel were injured when they hit a landmine in Kohlu's Kahan area, some 320 km east of Quetta.  weiterlesen >>>


UNMEE Media Briefing Notes: United Nations Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea

(28.01.2004)

In both countries there are hundreds of square kilometres of contaminated areas, both by mines and by UXOs weiterlesen >>>


Three soldiers wounded in Chechnya Tuesday

(27.01.2004)

GROZNY. Jan 28 (Interfax-South) - Three servicemen were injured in a landmine explosion in Grozny's Oktyabrsky district on Tuesday, a source in the Chechen law enforcement agencies told Interfax.  weiterlesen >>>


Fatal attacks indicate new Taliban offensive in Afghanistan

(27.01.2004)

Three US soldiers were injured in the eastern Kunar province on Monday when their vehicle hit a landmine. weiterlesen >>>


Sri Lanka demining going ahead despite talks lag

(27.01.2004)

Sri Lanka is about 20 percent of the way to its goal of ridding the island of landmines laid during two decades of war, with work picking up pace despite a lag in the peace process, a top official said on Wednesday.  weiterlesen >>>


"Das Pentagon hat grob versagt"

(26.01.2004)

Interview mit Kenneth Roth von Human Rights Watch  weiterlesen >>>


Man injured in Manalkaadu landmine explosion

(25.01.2004)

A man lost his left leg when a landmine exploded Monday around 10.30 a.m. in the general area of Manalkaadu.  weiterlesen >>>


Ilyasov: No Forced Return

(25.01.2004)

At least 10 federal troops have been killed and 11 others wounded in rebel raids and landmine explosions across Chechnya.  weiterlesen >>>


Yemenis die in blast after Aden declared mine-free

(24.01.2004)

Three Yemenis died in a landmine explosion near the southern port city of Aden, which was recently declared free of landmines planted during the 1994 civil war, a local newspaper reported on Sunday.  weiterlesen >>>


Naidu landmine attack suspects gunned down

(24.01.2004)

Hyderabad, Jan. 25: Three People's War Group militants believed to be involved in the landmine attack on chief minister.  weiterlesen >>>


Teenagers seriously injured in grenade explosion

(22.01.2004)

THREE teenagers aged 14, 15 and 17 from Mt Darwin were seriously injured when they tampered with an undetonated grenade early this week.  weiterlesen >>>


Colombia's smaller rebel group ready to cut back on use of mines

(22.01.2004)

The smaller of Colombia's two main rebel groups is ready to reduce its use of anti-personnel mines but won't give them up altogether, the head of a Switzerland-based humanitarian organization said Friday.  weiterlesen >>>


Kroatien: Drei Tote durch Explosion von Landminen

(21.01.2004)

Zwei Minenräumer und ein Zivilist starben durch Minenexplosionen - Noch hunderttausende unentdeckte Landminen vermutet weiterlesen >>>


CROATIA - Three die in land mines explosions

(21.01.2004)

Two mine-clearing experts and a civilian have been killed in separate land mine explosions in Croatia, where an estimated 1 million mines remain following the country's war for independence in the 1990s, an official said Thursday.  weiterlesen >>>


LTTE recruited 709 child soldiers: UNICEF

(21.01.2004)

Landmines killed 20 children last year weiterlesen >>>


Landmine explosion in Syed Karam

(21.01.2004)

In Syed Karam, Paktia, an Afghan army vehicle was destroyed by a landmine and all the occupants of the vehicle were killed. weiterlesen >>>


Irak-Krieg: Vorwürfe gegen Londoner Regierung

(21.01.2004)

Acht Juristen aus mehreren Ländern haben den Internationalen Strafgerichtshof (IStGH) aufgerufen, Ermittlungen gegen die britische Regierung einzuleiten - dies wegen mutmasslicher Verbrechen gegen die Menschlichkeit im Irak-Krieg.  weiterlesen >>>


Over 20 million explosives defused in Belarus since WWII

(20.01.2004)

Military sappers have defused 26 million explosives in Belarus since the end of the World War II, the Defence Ministry said on Wednesday.  weiterlesen >>>


Moscow sappers detail 2003 mine clearing operations

(20.01.2004)

Combat engineer units of the Moscow Military District carried out 326 mine-clearing operations in 2003, Maj-Gen Yuliy Mukabenov, chief of combat engineer forces of the Moscow Military District, told Interfax-Military News Agency today.  weiterlesen >>>


Sappers defuse 5,500 explosive devices in Chechnya in 2003

(20.01.2004)

"Thanks to the measures to counteract "the mine Jwar", the number of blasts hurting personnel or damaging equipment decreased by 24 percent, compared with 2002," Serdtsev said.  weiterlesen >>>


4 men arrested over planned attacks in southern Afghanistan

(20.01.2004)

Five people have been killed in a landmine explosion in south-central Afghanistan weiterlesen >>>


Ein Toter und neun Verletzte bei Explosionen in Kaschmir

(19.01.2004)

Bei der Explosion einer Landmine ist im indischen Teil Kaschmirs am Dienstag ein Polizist getötet worden, zwei weitere Menschen wurden verletzt.  weiterlesen >>>