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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 >>>


In Jemen steigt die Zahl der Opfer von Landminen

(18.04.2012)

Laut Regierungsangaben töteten Landminen und andere explosive Sprengkörper in den letzten zwei Monaten 27 Menschen und verletzten 36 Menschen. Rückkehrene Binnenflüchtige und ihre Kinder sind besonders gefährdet. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Somalia: Leben mit den Gefahren von Landminen

(16.04.2012)

Somalia gehört zu den von Landminen und anderen explosiven Sprengkörpern belasteten Ländern. Somalia unterstützt Aufklärungskampagnen und Räumprojekte, um die Menschen vor den Folgen des bewaffneten Konfliktes zu schützen. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Peru und Chile einigen sich auf Minenräumung im Grenzgebiet

(16.04.2012)

Die südamerikanischen Staaten Peru und Chile haben sich gestern darauf verständigt, die Antipersonenminen an der gemeinsamen Grenze zu räumen. weiterlesen >>>


Libyen: Explosive Kriegsüberreste gefährden insbesondere Kinder

(13.04.2012)

Laut humanitären Helfern vor Ort sind Kinder und Jugendliche die von explosiven Kriegsüberresten am stärksten gefährdete Bevölkerungsgruppe. Um weitere Unfälle zu vermeiden, engagiert sich Handicap International in der Risikoaufklärung und in der Säuberung der verseuchten Zonen.  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 >>>


INTERVIEW-China says not ashamed of mine stockpile

(16.09.2003)

China, under pressure to join a global ban on anti-personnel landmines, said on Wednesday it is scaling back its massive arsenal of the deadly weapons, but still needs them for its own defence.  weiterlesen >>>


Myanmar's 'human minesweepers'

(15.09.2003)

BANGKOK - Myanmar's military is killing people by forcing them to walk across minefields to reveal where explosives are buried, and Myanmar rebels are buying US landmines on the black market, causing death and injury to soldiers and civilians, a Landmine Monitor researcher said.  weiterlesen >>>


Dutzende Tote bei Anschlägen in Kaschmir

(14.09.2003)

Mehrere Attentate auf indische Streitkräfte verübt  weiterlesen >>>


Mirror: new report aboute trade of weapons

(13.09.2003)

BUYERS AND SELLERS IN DEATH TRADE weiterlesen >>>


Fighting persists in Chechnya, 9 killed

(13.09.2003)

Two rebels were killed when a landmine they were planting exploded weiterlesen >>>


6 police wounded by landmine eplosion in Chechnya

(12.09.2003)

Six police officers were badly wounded in a land mine explosion in the Zavodskoy district of Grozny. The Chechen Interior Ministry told Interfax on Friday that the mine exploded when the car the officers were driving went through an intersection.  weiterlesen >>>


India: Indian farmers living near the heavily-mined western desert border with Pakistan

(11.09.2003)

said on Friday that they were suing the state government for failing to compensate them adequately for landmine disasters.  weiterlesen >>>


6 police wounded by landmine eplosion in Chechnya

(11.09.2003)

Six police officers were badly wounded in a land mine explosion in the Zavodskoy district of Grozny. The Chechen Interior Ministry told Interfax on Friday that the mine exploded when the car the officers were driving went through an intersection.  weiterlesen >>>


Ugandan army reportedly discovers rebels' "underground armouries"

(10.09.2003)

Over 100 assortments of weapons were dug out and recovered from the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) rebels when the UPDF [Uganda People's Defence Forces] on Monday [8 September] discovered Joseph Kony's underground armouries at Awere, Acet and Omel-Kuru in Odek, Lalogi and Paicho sub-counties [northern Uganda]. The recovered arms included 20 landmines, one solar panel, one sub-machine gun, 53 bombs of 82mm motor gun and 31 bombs of the 60mm motor gun.  weiterlesen >>>


Press Release-Dramatic Increase in Mine Victims Numbers

(10.09.2003)

German NGOs warn that the landmine problem is being neglected. Every fourth landmine victim is a child.  weiterlesen >>>


Communiqué de presse-Le nombre de victimes d'accidents causés par les mines terrestres a gravement augmenté

(10.09.2003)

Les ONGs allemandes avertissent que le problème des mines terrestres est fortement négligé-Une victime sur quatre serait un enfant.  weiterlesen >>>


Explosion in Chechnya kills1, wounds 7

(10.09.2003)

In Chechnya, one person was killed and seven wounded when their tractor drove over a radio-controlled landmine, the Chechen Interior Ministry reported on Thursday.  weiterlesen >>>


Explosion in Chechnya kills 1, wounds 7

(10.09.2003)

In Chechnya, one person was killed and seven wounded when their tractor drove over a radio-controlled landmine, the Chechen Interior Ministry reported on Thursday.  weiterlesen >>>


Mapped: The lethal legacy of cluster bombs (IRAQ)

(10.09.2003)

In her final report from Iraq, Ann Treneman visits the many sites in Basra which are littered with unexploded cluster bombs and talks to the victims. weiterlesen >>>


Four US soldiers wounded in landmine explosion west of Baghdad

(10.09.2003)

Four US soldiers were injured in an explosion Tuesday in Iraq, after their secured military convoy hit a landmine.  weiterlesen >>>


Landmine stocks 'over 200 million'

(10.09.2003)

Three of the five permanent UN security Council members are among a quarter of countries yet to sign up to a landmine ban treaty, according to a new report. weiterlesen >>>


Land mines continue to maim thousands, fresh report claims

(09.09.2003)

Land mines planted by rebels and government soldiers killed or maimed thousands of people over the past year in Asia where more countries produce mines than in any other region, the International Campaign to Ban Landmines said.  weiterlesen >>>


Welcome: this way for cluster bombs

(09.09.2003)

Arms fair fails to stop promotion of controversial weapons. Unexploded cluster weapons have maimed and killed civilians in Kosovo and Afghanistan as well as Iraq. Charities and humanitarian agencies say they should be declared illegal along with anti-personnel landmines weiterlesen >>>


Landmines kill 64 along Bangladesh-Myanmar border in 8 years (BANGLADESH)

(09.09.2003)

Sixty-four Bangladeshis were killed and 131 others injured in landmine explosions in southeastern Bangladesh along Bangladesh-Myanmar border in the period from 1993 to 2001, reported the official Bangladesh News Agency Wednesday.  weiterlesen >>>


Tote und Verletzte bei Anschlägen im Irak

(09.09.2003)

In der westirakischen Stadt Falludscha wurden nach Angaben des Senders El Dschasira vier US-Soldaten verletzt, als ihr Fahrzeug am Ortseingang auf eine Mine fuhr.  weiterlesen >>>


Landmines cause more than 500 casualties in Latin America

(08.09.2003)

Anti-personnel landmines and abandoned explosives killed or injured more than 500 people in Latin America last year, according to an annual report by the International Campaign To Ban Landmines.  weiterlesen >>>


Two people died from explosion of mines on Tadjik-Uzbek border

(08.09.2003)

Two citizens of Tajikistan died from explosion of Uzbek mines, which was put on Tadjik-Uzbek border. According to the committee, about 45 people died so far and more than 60 citizens of Tadjikistan got injuries from explosion of mines on Uzbek-Tadjik border.  weiterlesen >>>


Presseerklärung: Zahl der Opfer von Landminen dramatisch gestiegen

(08.09.2003)

Deutsche Nichtregierungsorganisationen warnen vor Vernachlässigung des Landminenproblems - Jedes vierte Landminenopfer ist ein Kind. weiterlesen >>>


Zwölf Tote bei Anschlag mutmasslicher Maoisten in Indien

(08.09.2003)

NEU DELHI - Bei einem Anschlag mutmasslicher maoistischer Rebellen sind im ostindischen Bundesstaat Bihar elf Polizisten und deren Fahrer getötet worden. weiterlesen >>>


Police dead in India blast

(08.09.2003)

A landmine explosion in the north-eastern Indian state of Bihar has killed 12 people, 10 of them policemen.  weiterlesen >>>


Drei Zivilisten durch Landmine in Nepal getötet

(07.09.2003)

Drei Zivilisten wurden im Osten Nepals getötet, als ein Bus am Sonntag über eine Mine fuhr.  weiterlesen >>>


Unruhen nach Rumsfeld-Besuch

(07.09.2003)

Bagdad - Der arabische TV-Sender al-Dschasira berichtete am Samstag, in der Nähe der Universität Mossul sei ein US-Militärtransporter durch eine Bombe oder Mine beschädigt worden, ohne dass Amerikaner verletzt worden seien.  weiterlesen >>>


Anschläge in Nepal und Ostindien

(07.09.2003)

Elf Polizisten und ihr Fahrer seien getötet worden, als ihr Wagen über eine Landmine fuhr, teilten Sicherheitskräfte mit weiterlesen >>>


One critically injured in Jammu and Kashmir landmine blast

(06.09.2003)

One person was injured critically in a powerful landmine blast in Arnia border belt, 25 km from Jammu early on Sunday, official sources said. weiterlesen >>>


Two injured in landmine blast in Doda

(05.09.2003)

Militants today exploded a landmine injuring two persons and damaging an army bus, which fell into a gorge under the impact of the powerful blast in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir. weiterlesen >>>


Britischer Feuerwerker bei Überfall in Irak getötet

(04.09.2003)

Ein ziviler britischer Feuerwerker ist bei einem Überfall nahe der nordirakischen Stadt Mossul getötet worden. Der 53-jährige Brite arbeitete für die in Grossbritannien ansässige nichtstaatliche Organisation Mine Advisory Group (MAG). weiterlesen >>>


UN's Afghan demining programme faces cash shortage (AFGHANISTAN)

(03.09.2003)

Donations of $500 million should be sufficient to rid Afghanistan of the threat of landmines within 10 years, but demining agencies are already facing a funding shortfall, a U.N. mine agency said on Thursday.  weiterlesen >>>


13 killed as Kashmir violence escalates

(02.09.2003)

Hizbul spokesman Salim Hashmi told the local news agency CNS on the phone that cadres from his group triggered a landmine explosion that ripped through a vehicle carrying more than 40 Indian soldiers. "The army vehicle was totally damaged in the explosion," he said, adding that many soldiers were either dead or injured.  weiterlesen >>>


Bomb at Iraq police HQ kills one

(02.09.2003)

Two US soldiers die when their vehicle ran over a landmine on a Baghdad supply route, the military said.  weiterlesen >>>


Anti-tank mines, bombs seized in Afganistan (AFGHANISTAN)

(02.09.2003)

Acting on a tip from local residents, Afghan authorities seized 100 anti-tank mines, mortar shells and remote control bombs in eastern Afghanistan, an Afghan government official said.  weiterlesen >>>


NPAs slay 6 men in Masbate

(02.09.2003)

New People's Army (NPA) rebels detonated a landmine and opened fire with assault rifles on a mini-bus on the road near the town of Baleno, killing six passengers and wounding two others, said regional police spokesman Supt. Benjamin Suratos.  weiterlesen >>>


Bangkok seeks new demining deadline

(01.09.2003)

Thailand will seek endorsement from signatories of the Ottawa convention to extend a decade-long deadline for landmine destruction when 135 member countries meet in the kingdom this month, the chief of the Thai Mine Action Centre said yesterday. weiterlesen >>>


Landminen auf den Balkan, Ein Tödliches Erbe

(01.09.2003)

Es liegen weltweit mehr als 100 Millionen Landminen vergraben, denen täglich einige Dutzend Menschen- meistens unschuldige Zivilisten und spielende Kinder-zum Opfer fallen. Die Kosten für eine weltweite Minenräumung werden auf 26 Milliarden Euro geschätzt. Seit 1995 bis 2002 verzeichnete das Mine Action Center 242 Tote, 482 schwer Verwundete und 143 leicht verletzte Personen. In Bosnien-Herzegowina liegen die Ziffern wahrscheinlich noch sehr viel höher.  weiterlesen >>>


13 Tote und zahlreiche Verletzte in Kaschmir

(01.09.2003)

Bei der Explosion einer Landmine auf einer Landstraße in Charsu, 35 Kilometer südlich der Hauptstadt Srinagar, wurde nach Polizeiangaben ein Passant getötet, 15 weitere Zivilpersonen und sechs Soldaten wurden zum Teil schwer verletzt. weiterlesen >>>


Toter bei Bomben-Anschlag auf Polizei in Bagdad

(01.09.2003)

Zwei US-Soldaten starben am Montag als ihr Fahrzeug bei Bagdad auf eine Mine fuhr. weiterlesen >>>


Seven killed in Kashmir shoot-out

(31.08.2003)

ANOTHER seven people have been killed in separatist violence in Indian Kashmir, including a bomb disposal expert who died trying to defuse an explosive near a key road tunnel, police said today. weiterlesen >>>


Thailand says it can become regional center for demining (THAILAND)

(31.08.2003)

Thailand, which is trying to clear about 1 million land mines from its border areas, can become a regional center for demining with the help of its large pool of experts, officials said Monday.  weiterlesen >>>


Five cops killed, two injured in landmine blast near Nagpur

(29.08.2003)

NAGPUR: Five policemen were killed and two injured in a landmine blast believed to be triggered by naxalites near Tadgaon in Bhamragar of Gadchiroli district, police said in Nagpur on Friday.  weiterlesen >>>


Cluster bombs shut out of arms fair: Manufacturers asked not to bring

(29.08.2003)

Weapons manufacturers have been requested not to display cluster bombs at next month's military equipment exhibition in the London Docklands because they are considered "inappropriate" for the UK market.  weiterlesen >>>


Real IRA blamed for bomb plot

(29.08.2003)

Police in County Down say the Real IRA were behind an attempt to kill members of the security forces  weiterlesen >>>


Radkuriere ohne Bein

(28.08.2003)

Kabul (AP) In der afghanischen Hauptstadt gibt es Fahrradkuriere ohne Beine, die mit deutscher Entwicklungshilfe gefördert werden. «Für den innerstädtischen Transport sind wir die richtige Adresse», sagt Abdul Halek selbstbewusst. Dem 41-Jährigen hat eine Mine ein Bein weggerissen.  weiterlesen >>>


Minenräumer in Afghanistan angegriffen

(28.08.2003)

medico international kritisiert die Vermischung von humanitärer Hilfe und Militäreinsatz weiterlesen >>>


Landmines Continue to Kill, Maim Every Year (BURUNDI)

(28.08.2003)

A UNICEF report titled "Mine Victims in Burundi" says that 230 people suffered from landmine blasts in 2001 and 2002. Anti-tank mines accounted for eight victims in 2002 while other unexploded objects such as grenades and rockets crippled 19 the same year. weiterlesen >>>


(28.08.2003)

Neue Anschläge in mazedonischer Hauptstadt  weiterlesen >>>


"Kundus braucht keine Bundeswehr"

(28.08.2003)

Hilfsorganisationen lehnen Ausweitung auf die "sichere" Region im Norden überwiegend ab weiterlesen >>>


(27.08.2003)

Das Kosovo bleibt weiterhin ein Pulverfass weiterlesen >>>


Kabul: finding land mines before the weapons find patrolling Canadian soldiers first.

(27.08.2003)

Last May, a German peacekeeper was killed and another one wounded when their vehicle hit an underground landmine in this area. The accident weighs heavily on these soldiers minds.  weiterlesen >>>


Mazedonien: Anschlag auf Personenzug

(27.08.2003)

Skopje - Im Norden Mazedoniens ist am Donnerstag ein Personenzug in eine mit einer Mine konstruierte Sprengfalle gefahren. Die Polizei in Skopje teilte mit, die Explosion habe einen etwa zwei Meter breiten Krater gerissen und die Schienen beschädigt. Der Zug habe die Stelle noch passieren können. Menschen wurden nicht verletzt.  weiterlesen >>>


US-Truppen im Irak erneut unter Raketenbeschuss

(26.08.2003)

Plünderer und Polizisten in Bagdad erschossen  weiterlesen >>>


(26.08.2003)

Neunjähriger von Mine verstümmelt weiterlesen >>>


Antipersonnel mines in north Chile eliminated

(26.08.2003)

Chile finished this Monday the destruction of 59,192 antipersonnel mines that were stored in the north of the country, close to the Bolivian border, in compliance with the country's commitments to the Ottawa Convention weiterlesen >>>


Festnahmen nach Anschlägen in Bombay

(26.08.2003)

Möglicherweise konnten die Behörden nur wenig später nördlich Bombays einen weiteren Anschlag vereiteln. Wie CNN berichtete, wurden an einer Eisenbahnlinie neun Zünder für Minen entdeckt.  weiterlesen >>>


Neue Gefechte in Südafghanistan

(26.08.2003)

Bis zu 23 ToteMutmaßliche Taliban-Kämpfer greifen Regierungssoldaten an. In der afghanischen Hauptstadt Kabul wurden zwei Kinder bei der Explosion einer Tretmine getötet. weiterlesen >>>


Reds refuse to sign anti-landmine pact (PHILIPPINES)

(25.08.2003)

An international group working for a total ban on the use of landmines said the communist armed wing New People's Army (NPA) has not violated any agreement outlawing the device.  weiterlesen >>>


Kony Returns to Sudan Base (UGANDA)

(25.08.2003)

KAMPALA (Uganda) Joseph Kony has finally crossed back into southern Sudan. Obviously LRA rebels have been supplied with sub-machine guns, boxes of ammunition, 86 B10 bombs, and 42 SPG9 guns, anti-personnel mines, anti-tank mines and Milan guns (anti-tank destroyers).  weiterlesen >>>


Pentagon Rethinks Use of Cluster Bombs

(24.08.2003)

Unexploded Bomblets in Iraq Create 'No Go' Areas That Impede Maneuvers  weiterlesen >>>


Von vielen Opfern erfährt die Welt gar nichts

(22.08.2003)

Mehr als 6000 irakische Zivilisten nachweislich durch "direkte Kriegseinwirkung" getötet (bis zum 30. April 2003, Quelle UNICEF) weiterlesen >>>


Six Killed in Mine Blast

(21.08.2003)

Six people were killed and three others injured after a tractor hit a landmine near the Ethiopian border with Eritrea, the United Nations said on Thursday.  weiterlesen >>>


Chechnya landmine kills nine Russian soldiers

(21.08.2003)

MOSCOW: Nine Russian soldiers were killed when a landmine exploded near a column of Russian military trucks in rebel Chechnya, Russian news agencies said yesterday, quoting military sources.  weiterlesen >>>


Over Rs 300 crore modernisation package for Orissa police

(21.08.2003)

DGP Padhi told PTI that the recent landmine incident in which 10 securitymen were killed had not demoralised the police. "It has actually strengthened their resolve to fight back," he said. weiterlesen >>>


Hidden and unforgiving weapons of war: Landmines in northern Uganda

(21.08.2003)

The use of antipersonnel landmines (AP) and anti-tank mines (AT) has escalated since 1992, when the LRA intensified its activities in Uganda.  weiterlesen >>>


Five killed in landmine blast

(21.08.2003)

FOUR Russian soldiers and a policeman were killed overnight in a landmine explosion that destroyed an armoured vehicle in the breakaway Russian republic of Chechnya, the Interfax news agency said quoting military officials in the North Caucasus region.  weiterlesen >>>


Kraisak: Civilians could do it quicker

(21.08.2003)

Demining too slow, hundreds maimed  weiterlesen >>>


Asylentscheid im Zwielicht

(21.08.2003)

Mehr als 1400 Personen wurden letztes Jahr in Bosnien-Herzegowina durch Landminen verletzt oder getötet. Schätzt Schweizer Bundesrat Situation in Bosnien richtig ein? weiterlesen >>>


Ein Verletzter beim Sprengen einer Mine

(21.08.2003)

JENA. Beim Sprengen einer Mine in der Ilm bei München im Kreis Weimarer Land ist ein 47-jähriger Mann verletzt worden. weiterlesen >>>


Minenräumung aus sicherer Distanz

(21.08.2003)

Neutralisierung des Sprengstoffes mit einem Laser  weiterlesen >>>


Civilian crippled in Jammu border blast

(19.08.2003)

A villager was seriously injured in a powerful landmine explosion near the International Border (IB) in Jammu district today, official sources said here.  weiterlesen >>>


Land mine victims (PHILIPPINES)

(19.08.2003)

Four soldiers including two junior officers were killed yesterday when a land mine exploded in Oriental Mindoro. weiterlesen >>>


Kenya blows up landmines, pledges to destroy stock

(19.08.2003)

Kenyan army experts detonated anti-personnel landmines on Wednesday at a ceremony symbolising the country's commitment to destroy its stock of the weapons under an international pact.  weiterlesen >>>


Ethiopian Mine Action Office undertakes 21m birr mechanization project (ETHIOPIA)

(19.08.2003)

The Ethiopian Mine Action Office [EMAO] disclosed that it is implementing mechanization project with an out lay of more than 21m birr with a view to urther accelerating the demining activities being carried out in mine affected areas of the country. weiterlesen >>>


Three Iranians killed, 17 wounded in land mine explosion on Iran-Iraq

(18.08.2003)

Three Iranians were killed and 17 seriously injured when a land mine exploded while the group was trying to illegally cross into Iraq for a religious pilgrimage, Iran's official Islamic Republic News Agency reported Tuesday.  weiterlesen >>>


Farmer hurt in landmine blast (INDIA)

(18.08.2003)

FEROZEPUR, India, A farmer of Fattuwala village under this district badly injured when a stray land mine suddenly exploded when he working in his field, here on Monday  weiterlesen >>>


Number of mine casualties drops in Cambodia (CAMBODIA)

(18.08.2003)

A total of 429 people were killed or injured by mines or unexploded ordnance in first half of this year, a decrease of 20 percent from the same period last year. weiterlesen >>>


Cambodia's ambitious target

(18.08.2003)

Phnom Penh (Cambodia) - Cambodian mine-clearers are vowing that casualties from landmines will fall to zero by 2013, in what they say will be a lasting legacy of the humanitarian work of Britain's late Princess Diana. weiterlesen >>>


CORONER'S PLEA AFTER INQUEST ON SOLDIER

(17.08.2003)

A coroner is to urge the Ministry of Defence to review its use of cluster bombs after revelations that 30 per cent do not detonate if they hit soft ground. weiterlesen >>>


Iranian photojournalist Kaveh Golestan was killed in Iraq in May 2003 when he stepped on landmine planted by the coalition forces.

(16.08.2003)

Tehran, Aug 17 - Association of Iranian documentary filmmakers on Sunday called on the United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan ... weiterlesen >>>


Third phase of UAE funded demining in Lebanon begins (LEBANON, UAE)

(16.08.2003)

There are nearly 299 minefields in the area assigned to the UAE Armed Forces in southern Lebanon, containing at least 55,000 anti-personnel mines and 3,450 anti-tank mines. weiterlesen >>>


Children protest over cluster bombs

(16.08.2003)

Children wearing bandages covered in fake blood have marched to Downing Street in a protest against the use of cluster bombs.  weiterlesen >>>


Mine blast kills 3 in Chittagong

(15.08.2003)

Three people were killed and three others critically injured in a landmine explosion at a welding workshop in the port city yesterday.  weiterlesen >>>


PM urged to sign landmine-ban treaty (NEPAL)

(15.08.2003)

KATHMANDU A delegation of the Ban Landmines Campaign Nepal met Prime Minister Surya Bahadur Thapa this week to urge him sign the treaty, which bans the production and use of anti-personnel mines as well as their storage and transportation. weiterlesen >>>


Landmine explosion kills three people (Bangladesh )

(15.08.2003)

Chittagong (Bangladesh) - An old landmine of the 1971 wartime exploded in a city workshop today, killing three people and injuring another three.  weiterlesen >>>


At least 720 people were killed or injured by landmines (Nepal)

(14.08.2003)

In June the International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL) said the Nepalese army had laid 10,000 anti-personnel mines across Nepal.  weiterlesen >>>


Police seize large cache of arms in southwestern Pakistan

(14.08.2003)

Pakistani authorities seized a large quantity of smuggled weapons being transported on camel to the southwestern provincial capital of Quetta for possible sabotage acts, officials said Friday.  weiterlesen >>>


Waffen-Verkäufe zur Haushalts-Konsolidierung

(14.08.2003)

Serben-Republik in Bosnien will sich von Altlasten trennen weiterlesen >>>


Coroner calls for bomb rethink

(14.08.2003)

A coroner has called on the Ministry of Defence to review its use of cluster bombs after hearing how a soldier died trying to make an area safe for Iraqi farmers.  weiterlesen >>>


Germany donates 1.3m euros to Slovene-run mine clearing fund

(13.08.2003)

The International Trust Fund for Demining and Mine Victims Assistance (ITF), a Slovene-run organization committed to clearing mine-infested regions in Southeastern Europe, received a donation worth 1.3m euros from Germany weiterlesen >>>


Greek Cypriot dies after walking into army minefield (CYPRUS)

(13.08.2003)

A Greek Cypriot civilian died Thursday after walking into a clearly marked army minefield near the southeastern village of Athienou, bordering the UN-manned Green Line dividing Cyprus, officials said.  weiterlesen >>>


Forum on landmines held in Peru

(13.08.2003)

According to the International Committee of the Red Cross, 30 million mines have been eliminated and destroyed since 1990, but there are still 119 million mines buried around the world.  weiterlesen >>>


Soldier killed in landmine blast (Pakistan)

(13.08.2003)

A Pakistani paramalitary soldier was killed and another injured along with a civilian driver when their vehicle hit a landmine in southwestern Baluchistan province, a military official said Wednesday. weiterlesen >>>


Amerikanischer Soldat bei Minenexplosion getötet (Irak)

(13.08.2003)

Bagdad (Irak) - Nördlich von Bagdad wurde erneut ein amerikanischer Soldat getötet, als sein Fahrzeug auf eine Mine fuhr.  weiterlesen >>>


Silent killers (EGYPT)

(12.08.2003)

About a dozen people are reported injured or killed each year by landmines in Egypt.  weiterlesen >>>