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Landminenunfall in Thailand

(03.05.2012)

Ein thailändischer Soldat verlor beide Beine, als er während einer Patrouille an der thailändischen-kambodschanischen Grenze auf eine Landmine trat. weiterlesen >>>


Kanada: Gesetzentwurf über das Verbot von Streubomben steht in der Kritik

(29.04.2012)

Ein ehemaliger kanadischer Diplomat bezeichnet den Gesetzentwurf der kanadischen Regierung über das Verbot von Streumunition als schwach und "Beleidigung" für diejenigen, die das Verbot international durchgesetzt haben. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Armee bestreitet den Einsatz von Streubomben in Sri Lanka

(26.04.2012)

Gegenüber der Nachrichtenagentur Xinhua bestreitet ein Sprecher der Armee Sri Lankas den Einsatz von Streubomben. Die Behörden haben die UN-Minenexperten aufgefordert, Details vorzulegen, bevor der Fall untersucht werden kann. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Streumunition in Sri Lanka gefunden

(26.04.2012)

Im Norden Sri Lankas ist nach Angaben eines UNO-Minenräumexperten Streumunition entdeckt worden. Damit scheint es sich erstmals zu bestätigen, dass solche Munition im langjährigen Bürgerkrieg des Landes eingesetzt wurde. Die Regierung hatte das wiederholt zurückgewiesen. weiterlesen >>>


UN findet Hinweise für den Einsatz von Streubomben in Sri Lanka

(26.04.2012)

Ein UN Minenexperte hat nicht-explodierte Streumunition im Norden Sri Lankas gefunden und sieht darin einen Hinweis, dass möglicherweise Streubomben im Bürgerkrieg eingesetzt worden sind. Die Regierung bestreitet den Einsatz von Streubomben. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Mitteldeutsche Kirche fordert Handelsverbot für Kleinwaffen und Munition

(26.04.2012)

Die Synode der Evangelischen Kirche in Mitteldeutschland hat ein Handelsverbot für Waffen gefordert, die zum Einsatz in Krisenländern vorgesehen sind. Zudem fordert sie, Investitionen in die Herstellung von Streumunition und Antipersonenminen gesetzlich zu verbieten. weiterlesen >>>


Schweden ratifiziert das Verbot von Streumunition

(24.04.2012)

Schweden hat seine Ratifikationsurkunde über das Verbot von Streumunition bei den Vereinten Nationen hinterlegt und ist 71. Vertragstaat der Konvention. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Millionen Streumunitionen vernichtet

(19.04.2012)

Laut Berichten von Mitgliedstaaten, die am Arbeitstreffen der internationalen Konvention über das Verbot von Streumunition in Genf teilnahmen, wurde bereits die Hälfte der in ihren Militärdpots gelagerten Streumunition zerstört. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


US-Soldat in Bagdad durch Sprengsatz getötet

(03.11.2003)

Ein US-Soldat ist am Dienstag in Bagdad durch einen Sprengsatz getötet worden. Das bestätigte eine Sprecherin des US-Militärkommandos in Bagdad. weiterlesen >>>


Clark Made Declaration At KSU Monday

(03.11.2003)

Clark Would Consider Signing Landmine Treaty Ban weiterlesen >>>


Anschlag auf US-Soldaten in Nordirak

(03.11.2003)

Nördlich von Bagdad hat es einen neuen Anschlag auf amerikanische Soldaten gegeben. Dabei gab es laut AP Opfer durch Landminen.  weiterlesen >>>


Slovaks clearing Iraq of mines

(02.11.2003)

150,000 square metres have been cleared, 23 anti-tank mines have been destroyed and three anti-infantry mines have exploded under the mine-clearing machines. weiterlesen >>>


Two American Contractors killed in Iraq Sunday (IRAQ)

(02.11.2003)

Two American private contractors were killed and one was slightly wounded Sunday morning outside of Baghdad when an improvised explosive device (IED) was detonated along the roadside as the truck passed in which they were traveling. The injured man was reportedly treated for minor cuts and released.  weiterlesen >>>


Allies resist call to clear up lethal aftermath of war

(02.11.2003)

The British and US governments have significantly watered down efforts to create a legal obligation to clear up millions of unexploded bombs and mines in former war zones  weiterlesen >>>


Another step to a mine-free world (THAILAND)

(02.11.2003)

Six hundred delegates from 160 countries attended a conference in Bangkok dedicated to eliminating the scourge of land-mines  weiterlesen >>>


Nepal landmine blast kills 10

(01.11.2003)

At least 10 Nepalese soldiers were killed when their truck drove over a land mine Sunday, police said.  weiterlesen >>>


Dangerous ground remains in Lebanon (LEBANON)

(01.11.2003)

Experts say roughly 400,000 to 500,000 mines and an unknown amount of unexploded ordnance, including deadly small cluster bombs, are still littered across Lebanon, predominantly along the southern border. weiterlesen >>>


Shoe pyramid for landmine victims

(31.10.2003)

A pyramid of shoes has been constructed in Trafalgar Square to symbolise people killed or injured by landmines.  weiterlesen >>>


Batken - a zone of landmines and danger

(30.10.2003)

The Batken region is the poorest region in Kyrgyzstan. There are several reasons for this situation. One of them is the border condition and the controversial areas between Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan.  weiterlesen >>>


Landmine Blast Kills And Destroys Lorry (Angola)

(30.10.2003)

One citizen got killed and another one wounded following a landmine explosion  weiterlesen >>>


Two Iraqis killed by landmine

(30.10.2003)

Two Iraqi civilians were killed Friday by a landmine on a road near a US base north of Baghdad weiterlesen >>>


Presseerklärung HI - IRAK:

(30.10.2003)

DIE NEUTRALITÄT DER HUMANITÄREN ORGANISATIONEN ZU RESPEKTIEREN, IST EINE FRAGE VON LEBEN UND TOD weiterlesen >>>


EU allocates over 18 million euros for demining operations (EU)

(30.10.2003)

The European Union has allocated 18,150,000 euros to finance demining operations in Third World countries including Angola, DR Congo, Mozambique, The European Union has allocated 18,150,000 euros to finance demining operations in Third World countries including Angola, DR Congo, Mozambique, Sudan, Guinea Bissau and Eritrea.  weiterlesen >>>


Soldiers killed in attack on battle tank (IRAQ)

(30.10.2003)

BAGHDAD (Iraq) - Seven Ukrainian troops were injured when two patrolling armoured personnel carriers hit landmines in Suwayrah, about 40 miles southeast of Baghdad. weiterlesen >>>


Colombia's deadly 'silent soldiers'

(29.10.2003)

With an estimated 100,000 mines scattered throughout Colombia, this terrible violence will continue to affect the country for many years to come.  weiterlesen >>>


Kony Landmine Kills Three Passengers in Katakwi

(29.10.2003)

THREE people, including a UPDF soldier were on Wednesday killed when a landmine hit their pick-up truck at Amillimil in Kuju sub-county, Katakwi district.  weiterlesen >>>


Erneut US-Soldaten bei Angriff in Irak getötet

(28.10.2003)

Zunächst seien drei Minen unter ihren beiden Fahrzeugen explodiert, dann hätten Bewaffnete das Feuer auf sie eröffnet weiterlesen >>>


Landmine kills 2 U.S. soldiers in Iraq

(28.10.2003)

Tikrit, Iraq - Two U.S. 4th Infantry Division soldiers were killed and one was wounded when their tank was hit by an undetermined explosive north of Baghdad, the U.S. military said Wednesday. weiterlesen >>>


Kashmir rocked by violence

(27.10.2003)

two Indian soldiers were killed in a landmine attack in the Doda district weiterlesen >>>


SUDAN: Gov't ratifies mine ban treaty

(27.10.2003)

The government of Sudan has completed its ratification of the Mine Ban Treaty six years after signing it, thereby committing itself to destroying all stockpiled antipersonnel mines within four years and clearing all mined areas in the country within 10 years. weiterlesen >>>


Halo Trust Clears 21 Landmine Fields

(27.10.2003)

3,655 anti-personal and 367 anti-tank mines have been removed. weiterlesen >>>


Drei Tote und fast 50 Verletzte in Kaschmir

(27.10.2003)

Im Bezirk Doda kamen bei der Explosion einer Landmine und Auseinandersetzungen mit Rebellen drei Soldaten ums Leben, acht weitere wurden verwundet.  weiterlesen >>>


Deadly Somali clashes

(27.10.2003)

Five died when their vehicle hit a landmine.  weiterlesen >>>


Landmine injures two Vellaveli children

(27.10.2003)

Arulanantham Diloshan (8) and Arulanantham Nilojini (6) were seriously injured when a landmine exploded while they were playing near their home in Liberation Tigers controlled Vellaveli in Batticaloa district Monday, sources said.  weiterlesen >>>


Powerful landmine laid under special police force detachment of Kemerovo

(26.10.2003)

Chechen guerillas declared a railway war on Russia weiterlesen >>>


Chechen guerillas declared a railway war on Russia

(26.10.2003)

Powerful landmine laid under special police force detachment of Kemerovo weiterlesen >>>


I-M signs international anti-personnel landmine document (INDIA)

(24.10.2003)

Naga rebel group NSCN (IM) has signed a Geneva document, brokered by an international humanitarian organization, banning use of anti-personnel landmines  weiterlesen >>>


UNICEF: Lage der Kinder im Irak katastrophal

(23.10.2003)

Das Kinderhilfswerk der Vereinten Nationen (UNICEF) hat vor einer weiteren Verschlechterung der dramatischen Situation der Kinder im Irak gewarnt.  weiterlesen >>>


Deadly Leftover Ammunition Litters Iraq

(23.10.2003)

The country is littered with excess ammunition - up to 1 million tons of it.  weiterlesen >>>


Five Kyrgyz killed, five injured Uzbek border mine incidents (KYRGYZSTAN)

(23.10.2003)

Half of the victims blown up by mines in the border villages of [southern] Batken Region were children.  weiterlesen >>>


Helden mit Handicap

(23.10.2003)

Kambodschas Behinderten-Volleyballer spielen als Botschafter im Kampf gegen Minen weiterlesen >>>


Geberkonferenz für den Irak in Madrid

(22.10.2003)

Handicap International beginnt erneut mit Entminung im Irak weiterlesen >>>


46 Mine Fields Spotted (ANGOLA)

(22.10.2003)

Forty-six fields with landmines have been spotted from January to October 2003  weiterlesen >>>


IDEF 2003 - Victim Activated Landmine On Offer

(22.10.2003)

German Initiative to Ban Landmines - Press Release Wednesday, 22 October 2003 - At the IDEF weapons exhibition in Ankara/Turkey (30.9.-3.10.03), the Croatian company Agencija Alan d.o.o. had on offer a victim activated, tilt rod fuzed "TMRP-6 Anti-Tank Mine", which is in contravention of the Ottawa Convention banning anti personnel mines. weiterlesen >>>


Seven soldiers killed in Chechen violence (CHECHNYA)

(21.10.2003)

Five soldiers were killed in attacks in rebel Chechnya and two others died searching for land mines  weiterlesen >>>


Gardens replace Lebanon minefields, but danger lurks (LEBANON)

(21.10.2003)

Israel and its Lebanese militia ally criss-crossed south Lebanon with landmines during a 22-year Israeli occupation.  weiterlesen >>>


Greek minefields spell death to immigrants (GREECE

(20.10.2003)

Minefields laid when Greece and Turkey once looked close to war today spell death instead for hapless clandestine immigrants trying to get from Asia to Europe.  weiterlesen >>>


Land Mine, UXO Casualties Rise Phnom Penh (CAMBODIA

(20.10.2003)

There were 17 casualties from land mines and unexploded ordnance in August  weiterlesen >>>


NSCN inks landmine pact (INDIA)

(20.10.2003)

In the Geneva call "deed of commitment", the National Socialist Council of Nagalim (Isak-Muivah) has committed to a total ban on the use of anti-personnel mines.  weiterlesen >>>


Six killed, eight injured in two explosions on roads in Afghanistan

(18.10.2003)

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) - A bomb blew up a pickup truck on a dirt road in eastern Afghanistan, killing four people, and two Afghan soldiers were killed in a landmine explosion in the country's south, officials said Sunday.  weiterlesen >>>


Armyman injured in J&K landmine explosion

(16.10.2003)

An Army personnel was injured in the Samba sector of Jammu district when he accidently stepped over a landmine during a de-mining process. weiterlesen >>>


Dessauer Eine-Welt-Zentrum ist aktiv gegen Landminen

(16.10.2003)

Höhepunkt und Abschluss der Anti-Minen-Aktion, die in Zusammenarbeit mit internationalen Anti-Minen-Organisationen durchgeführt wird, ist ein Anti-Minen-Lauf am 16. November, der vom Sportamt unterstützt wird. weiterlesen >>>


Gaza Blast Kills Four American Security Personnel

(14.10.2003)

Occupied Jerusalem - Four American security personnel were killed Wednesday when a roadside landmine exploded next to an American diplomatic convoy in the northern Gaza Strip. weiterlesen >>>


Mehrere Tote bei Anschlag auf US-Konvoi im Gazastreifen

(14.10.2003)

Augenzeugen führten die Explosion auf eine Landmine oder einen am Strassenrand gelegten Sprengsatz zurück. Das Fahrzeug wurde bei der Detonation völlig zerstört weiterlesen >>>


Minenopfer radeln für den Frieden

(14.10.2003)

Unter dem Motto "Cycling for Peace" informiert Medico an dem Aktionstag über ihre weltweite Kampagne gegen Landminen und die Kooperation mit lokalen Initiativen für den Aufbau friedlicher sozialer Strukturen in Afghanistan. weiterlesen >>>


Press Release

(10.10.2003)

Anne Will supports the campaign to ban all landmines. German non-governmental organisations urge the German government to turn the German parliamentary resolution for a more comprehensive mine ban into action. With the support of Anne Will, the ARD-Tagesthemen TV presenter, the German Initiative to Ban Landmines (GIBL) is launching a campaign to gather "one million signatures for a ban on all landmines". (Photo: Anne Will & Abraham Gebreyesus)  weiterlesen >>>


Presseerklärung

(09.10.2003)

Anne Will unterstützt Unterschriftenkampagne für ein Verbot aller Landminen. Deutsche Nichtregierungsorganisationen fordern die Bundesregierung auf, die Resolution des Bundestages für ein umfassenderes Minenverbot umzusetzen. Mit Unterstützung von Anne Will startet der Deutsche Initiativkreis für das Verbot von Landminen die Aktion "Eine Million Unterschriften für ein Verbot aller Landminen". (Foto: Anne Will und Abraham Gebreyesus) weiterlesen >>>


Cop killed in precision hit by Naxalites

(08.10.2003)

ASANSOL/KOLKATA: Suspected Naxalites ambushed a police patrol at Katajhora in Purulia district on Saturday afternoon, killing the officer-in-charge of Bundwan police station, Nilmadhab Das, and seriously injuring five other policemen. The condition of two injured constables is said to be critical.  weiterlesen >>>


Landmine kills three CRPF jawans, driver

(08.10.2003)

Agartala: Three CRPF jawans and a civilian driver were killed in a land mine blast triggered by suspected insurgents of All Tripura Tiger Force  weiterlesen >>>


Ridding Afghanistan of landmines could take 10 years

(08.10.2003)

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN - One of the greatest dangers facing the general population, foreign forces and aid agencies in Afghanistan are the millions of antipersonnel and antitank landmines littered throughout the uneven Afghani terrain.  weiterlesen >>>


Mindoro solon's escorts ambushed - NPA blamed (PHILIPPINES)

(08.10.2003)

jeep exploded as they hit a landmine at Barangay San Vicente weiterlesen >>>


Landmine & UXO Incident Report (PAKISTAN)

(08.10.2003)

Kurram Agency, in the area of Pewar Tangi near Pak-Afghan Border Two landmines were exploded  weiterlesen >>>


Villager injured in landmine blast in Jammu (INDIA)

(08.10.2003)

A villager was on Sunday seriously injured in a landmine blast near International Border, 25-kms from here, official sources said.  weiterlesen >>>


Land Mine Kills U.S. Soldier in Iraq

(08.10.2003)

BAGHDAD, Iraq - A U.S. soldier was killed in a land mine explosion in Beiji and a second was slightly wounded, the military reported Monday.  weiterlesen >>>


Landmine blast wounds 4 soldiers in Chechnya

(07.10.2003)

"Terrorists had planted the landmine on the roadside" weiterlesen >>>


Refugees in Chad to Be Moved to Safe Locations

(07.10.2003)

There have been reports of landmine incidents along the border area around Iribe, west of Tine, in which at least two children were injured, UNHCR said.  weiterlesen >>>


Eight claymore mines recovered from Jharkhand

(07.10.2003)

The Jharkhand police have recovered eight claymore landmines, used in the assassination attempt on Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, that had been planted to kill senior police officials. weiterlesen >>>


4 Kashmiris martyred by Indian troops

(07.10.2003)

two children got martyred in a blast caused by landmine planted by Indian army personnel in Darhal area of Rajouri district weiterlesen >>>


UN Officials Not Present When Iraqi Kids Posed on Missile

(07.10.2003)

UNICEF said that around 1,000 Iraqi children had been injured since the end of the war by unexploded munitions abandoned by the Iraqis and cluster bombs dropped by the U.S.-led coalition. weiterlesen >>>


SUDAN: Eight killed by landmine in Nuba Mountains

(05.10.2003)

Eight people were killed and two others wounded on Friday when their vehicle hit a landmine in the Nuba Mountains region of Sudan.  weiterlesen >>>


Mines take toll of children as Kabul aid fades (AFGHANISTAN)

(05.10.2003)

Thousands of people in Afghanistan are dying or losing eyes or limbs each year. More than half the victims are children. Many have been hurt picking up unexploded cluster bombs -dropped by British and American aircraft during the 2001 war. weiterlesen >>>


Terrible legacy of Angolan landmines

(03.10.2003)

Experts believe there are between eight million and 20 million landmines in Angola, a country of 13.6 million people.  weiterlesen >>>


Mine removal worker shot in southern Afghanistan

(03.10.2003)

An Afghan driver working for a demining organisation was shot and wounded Saturday in an attack in southern Afghanistan's Kandahar province, police said.  weiterlesen >>>


At least six people were killed in Afghanistan

(03.10.2003)

the explosion occurred when people in the house were attempting to dismantle a cluster bomb to remove the explosives to sell.  weiterlesen >>>


Balkan: Minesfields of '90s wars keep killing people (SERBIA-MONTENEGRO)

(02.10.2003)

The landmines planted during the wars in the Balkans have killed hundreds and maimed many more. The number of amputations carried out in Belgrade alone runs into the thousands.  weiterlesen >>>


Seizures of Anti Tank Mines & Unexploded Ordinance in South Waziristan (Pakistan)

(02.10.2003)

In an operation by the Pakistan army, where apart from the killing and arrest of miscreants, a huge number of antitank mines (ATM), rocket propelled gernades, and other ammunitions were also seized by Pak Army in Bagharh, tehsil Birmal, South Waziristan Agency, FATA. weiterlesen >>>


Canadian troops die in Kabul blast

(01.10.2003)

Two Canadian soldiers have been killed in a landmine explosion in the Afghan capital, Kabul weiterlesen >>>


Andhra Pradesh State Officials Injured in Landmine Blast (INDIA)

(01.10.2003)

The head of India's southern Andhra Pradesh state and three other state officials have been injured in a landmine blast guerrillas. weiterlesen >>>


Nine died in Iran landmine blast

(30.09.2003)

ILam - Nine people were killed in landmine explosions in the border region of Dehloran in the western province of ILam on Saturday, a local official said Monday. weiterlesen >>>


Landmine deaths on Greek border

(29.09.2003)

Seven illegal immigrants suspected to be from Pakistan were killed by landmines as they attempted to cross from Turkey into Greece on Monday.  weiterlesen >>>


Sri Lanka: Anne Will trifft Minenopfer und Ex-Kindersoldaten

(29.09.2003)

Regierung und Rebellen treten Kinderrechte mit Füßen - Duisburg/Jaffna (ots) - Anne Will hat nach einer Reise mit der Kindernothilfe nach Sri Lanka die Notwendigkeit betont, dass die Rebellenarmee im Nordosten des Landes sofort mit der Rekrutierung von Kindern aufhören müsse. "Offiziell hat die LTTE seit dem Waffenstillstand vom Februar 2002 mehrfach betont, keine Kinder und Jugendlichen mehr einzuziehen. Aber ich konnte mich in vielen Gesprächen davon überzeugen, dass das Gegenteil der Fall ist. Eine Mutter hat mir völlig verzweifelt davon berichtet, dass ihre 13- jährige Tochter erst vergangene Woche von den Rebellen in der Schule abgeworben wurde."  weiterlesen >>>


Foreign Organizations Help Find 45,500 Landmines in Quang Tri (VIETNAM)

(28.09.2003)

Germany's SODI organization and the GERBERA Company, and the Mines Advisory Group (MAG) from Britain have for the past five years helped central Quang Tri province to clear around 45,536 mines left over from the American War.  weiterlesen >>>


Zwei kanadische Soldaten der ISAF bei Explosion einer Landmine getötet

(28.09.2003)

Ein ungepanzerter Jeep sei am Donnerstag bei einer Patrouille auf einer Nebenstrecke im Süden Kabuls auf die Mine gefahren weiterlesen >>>


Sieben Flüchtlinge in Griechenland in Minenfeld getötet

(28.09.2003)

Beim Versuch der Grenzüberquerung sind am Montag in Griechenland sieben illegale Einwanderer in einem Minenfeld ums Leben gekommen weiterlesen >>>


Six DKBA troops killed by landmine

(27.09.2003)

Six soldiers from the Rangoon-backed Democratic Karen Buddhist Army (DKBA) were killed when their truck hit a landmine near the Burmese border on Friday, witnesses and security officials said. weiterlesen >>>


MOSCOW, -- Two police officers were killed and another injured in a landmine explosion in Chechnya

(27.09.2003)

The blast occurred when a police unit accompanied by sappers was heading for a polling station in the village of Belgatoi in Chechnya's Vedeno district, a local police source said.  weiterlesen >>>


Colombia Troops Kill 4 Rebels In Search For Kidnappers (COLOMBIA)

(26.09.2003)

Colombian troops killed four leftist guerrillas Saturday who were planting anti-personnel mines to delay the army's advance against rebels holding seven foreign tourists hostage in northern jungles, authorities said. weiterlesen >>>


Mindestens sechs Tote in Tschetschenien

(26.09.2003)

Ein Soldat starb den Angaben zufolge am Donnerstag bei der Explosion einer Landmine in der Hauptstadt Grosny.  weiterlesen >>>


Griechenland und Türkei treten gemeinsam dem Verbotsvertrag über Antipersonenminen bei

(24.09.2003)

Der gemeinschaftliche Schritt soll eine Geste der Freundschaft sein, um das Sterben von Hunderten Flüchtlingen und anderen Zivilisten durch Landminen an der türkisch-griechischen Grenze zu beenden. weiterlesen >>>


Cypriot president says mine clearance to begin in next two months

(24.09.2003)

Cypriot President Tassos Papadopoulos pledged Thursday that his government would begin clearing landmines from the buffer zone separating the divided island's Greek and Turkish communities within two months.  weiterlesen >>>


Landmines Hamper Progress of International Park in Africa (ZIMBABWE)

(24.09.2003)

Zimbabwe's portion of the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park, an international wilderness that stretches into South Africa and Mozambique, is littered with landmines from the nation's liberation wars in the 1970s. weiterlesen >>>


Greece, Turkey Join Hands to Sign Land Mine Pact

(24.09.2003)

Long-bitter rivals Greece and Turkey joined hands at the United Nations on Thursday to sign a treaty banning land mines - weiterlesen >>>


Landmines kill nine pilgrims in western Iran

(24.09.2003)

who were trying to sneak into neighbouring Iraq to visit holy Shi'ite Muslim sites.  weiterlesen >>>


Three children injured in Pakistan landmine blast (PAKISTAN)

(24.09.2003)

A landmine exploded on a street in Pakistan's remote tribal area along the border with Afghanistan, injuring three children, a security official said on Wednesday. weiterlesen >>>


Bisher 50 Millionen Minen zerstört

(24.09.2003)

Bangkoker Tagung zur Ottawa-Konvention - Ohne großes internationales Aufsehen tagte letzte Woche im thailändischen Bangkok die 5. Jahreskonferenz der Ottawa-Konvention für das Verbot der Landminen. weiterlesen >>>


NATO peacekeepers collect 120 tons of illegal weapons (BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA)

(23.09.2003)

Following tips from locals, NATO-led peacekeepers in Bosnia seized 120 tons of illegal weapons and ammunition in the last three weeks, the alliance said Wednesday. weiterlesen >>>


Korea: Minefields 23 Times Size of Yoido

(22.09.2003)

The nation's unidentified mine-infested areas are 23 times as large as Seoul's Yoido area,according to the Ministry of National Defense weiterlesen >>>


Three children died attempting to plant landmine in Chechnya

(21.09.2003)

Three children 10-12 years old were killed by a blast of a landmine they attempted to plant on the motor road Alkhan-Yurt-Grozny. weiterlesen >>>


Explosion in Bagdad - TV-Sender: Drei Iraker fuhren auf Anti-Panzermine

(19.09.2003)

Bagdad/Washington - Eine heftige Explosion hat am Freitagabend die irakische Hauptstadt Bagdad erschüttert. Der arabische TV-Sender El Arabija berichtete, ein Autofahrer sei mit seinem Fahrzeug versehentlich auf eine alte Anti-Panzermine gefahren.  weiterlesen >>>


Kenya Destroys Its Stock of Landmines (KENYA)

(19.09.2003)

Kenya has destroyed its entire stock of anti-personnel landmines, two years ahead of its own deadline. weiterlesen >>>


Legacy of death must be uprooted

(19.09.2003)

According to an UNICEF report mines kill an estimated 20,000 people in the world every year, with an additional 10,000 being maimed and disabled. Many are children, 85% of whom die from their wounds weiterlesen >>>


US-Konvoi auf Minen gefahren

(19.09.2003)

Irak Arabischer TV-Sender meldet acht Tote bei Angriff weiterlesen >>>


Children were main victims of anti-personnel landmines

(17.09.2003)

Anti-personnel landmines affected millions of children's life in the East Asia and Pacific region, according to a report released by UNICEF at the meeting, which was held from Monday to Friday in Bangkok.  weiterlesen >>>


Iraq

(17.09.2003)

A truck transporting troops was blown up by an explosive device  weiterlesen >>>


Global body slams India for accidents involving mines

(17.09.2003)

NEW DELHI: A global body has criticised India for its widespread use of mines during last year's 10-month standoff with Pakistan, saying the accidental detonation of the devices have killed at least 310 people. weiterlesen >>>


Five Russian Servicemen, Chechen Police Killed In Chechnya (CHECHNYA)

(17.09.2003)

One serviceman was killed and five wounded when their armored personnel carrier hit a mine, and one policeman and another soldier were killed in separate clashes with rebels, the official said. weiterlesen >>>


Cluster bombs at London arms show

(16.09.2003)

Cluster weapons were on show last week at the opening of Europe's largest arms fair in London Docklands despite an appeal from the organisers to hide them away.  weiterlesen >>>