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Mehrere Schulkinder stehen auf einer staubigen Straße vor einem Danger Mines Schild

Kambodscha: Tourist und Einheimischer sterben durch Landmine

(19.03.2018)

Ein Mann aus Australien sowie ein kambodschanischer Soldat sind bei einer Landminenexplosion ums Leben gekommen. Der Unfall ereignete sich auf einer sog. Shooting Range, wo Reisende für Geld mit echten Waffen schießen können. (auf Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Ein Junge sitzt auf einem Stuhl in einem Zimmer. Ihm fehlen beide Beine. Neben ihm stehen seine Prothesen samt Schuhen.

Syrien: HI fordert: „Stop Bombing Civilians”!

(14.03.2018)

Anlässlich des 7. Jahrestages des Syrienkonflikts fordert Handicap International ein Ende der Bombardierungen von Wohngebieten. Unterstützen Sie jetzt die Forderung und unterzeichnen Sie die Online Petition „Stop Bombing Civilians“. weiterlesen >>>


Das Danger Mines Zeichen mit Totenkopf und Schriftzug.

Syrien: drei Kinder durch Landmine schwer verwundet

(12.03.2018)

Eine laut Medienberichten vom IS verlegte Landmine hat in Syrien drei Kinder schwer verletzt. Landminen, improvisierte Sprengsätze und nicht-explodierte Kriegsreste fordern immer wieder ihre Opfer - und werden noch jahrezehnte nach dem Konflikt Schaden anrichten. weiterlesen >>>


Ein Landschaftsbild, im Hintergrund ein Berg

Simbabwe: 122 Millionen Dollar benötigt

(10.03.2018)

Laut Berechnungen der Simbabsischen Entminungsagentur benötigt das Land 122 Millionen US Dollar, um bis 2025 frei von Minen zu sein. Staaten weltweit haben sich das Ziel gegeben, die Welt bis 2025 von sämtlichen Minen zu befreien. (auf Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


sandige und steinige Hügel

Aserbaidschan: Hunderte explosive Kriegsreste geräumt

(07.03.2018)

Auch im Februar wurden in Aserbaidschan große Flächen von Minen und explosiven Kriegsresten geräumt. Auf 8.870.514 Quadratmetern wurden knapp 1500 Kriegsreste und eine Panzermine gefunden - und anschließend zerstört. (auf Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Ein gemalter Junge hält eine Geschenkbox in vor sich. In dieser liegt ein Bein. Darüber steht "Just a leg".

Jemen: Der bunte Kampf der Künstlerin Haifa Subay

(02.03.2018)

Die Streetart-Künstlerin Haifa Subay malt in Jemen mit starken Bildern gegen den Krieg an. Eines der Bilder zeigt einen Jungen, der ein Bein durch eine Landmine verloren hat.  weiterlesen >>>


Mehrere Männer freuen sich und schlagen mit den Händen ein.

DR Kongo: Handicap International schließt Minenräumung ab

(27.02.2018)

Handicap International hat die Räumungsprogramme in den Provinzen Tshopo, Ituri, Bas-Uele und Haut-Uele erfolgreich abgeschlossen und dabei knapp 50 Minen und explosive Kriegsreste geräumt. Außerdem wurden über 6000 Menschen über die Gefahren aufgeklärt. (auf Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Mehrere Kinder sitzen vor ein paar Erwachsenen, die anhand einer Schautafel etwas erklären.

Indien: Noch immer ein Landminen-Produzent?

(23.02.2018)

An der Grenze zu Pakistan liegt ein indischer Minengürtel. Er soll Terroristen und Milizen aufhalten - hat bisher aber nur ZivilistInnen und indische Soldaten getötet. Trotz der offensichtlichen Misserfolge stellt Indien laut dem Landmine-Monitor 2017 vermutlich noch immer Landminen her. (auf Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Landmine injures 3 policemen in al-Qaem

(09.06.2010)

(IRAQ) 10 June 2010 - Three policemen were wounded on Thursday in a landmine explosion in al-Qaem in western Anbar, a police source said. weiterlesen >>>


Landmine explodes while being defused, 1 injured

(09.06.2010)

(INDIA) 10 June 2010 - A bomb squad constable was tonight injured when a landmine exploded while being defused at Nagayalanka police station of Krishna district. weiterlesen >>>


Laser sniffs out bombs

(09.06.2010)

(UNITED KINGDOM) 10 June 2010 - A LOW-COST laser that can detect hidden explosives and could lead to improved airport security has been developed, researchers said yesterday. weiterlesen >>>


Yemen: Missile, cluster munitions & US role

(08.06.2010)

Amnesty International has today released images of a US-manufactured cruise missile that carried cluster munitions, apparently taken following an attack on an alleged al-Qa'ida training camp in Yemen that killed 41 local residents, including 14 women and 21 children. weiterlesen >>>


Canadian soldier killed in Afghanistan

(08.06.2010)

(AFGHANISTAN) 9 June 2010 - A Canadian soldier has been killed after an improvised explosive device (IED) detonated while he was on a foot patrol in Afghanistan's Kandahar province. weiterlesen >>>


10 NATO troops killed in Afghanistan

(08.06.2010)

(AFGHANISTAN) 9 June 2010 - Ten servicemen with the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) for Afghanistan were killed in separate incidents on Monday, the alliance said. weiterlesen >>>


Tamil party seeks int'l help for displaced returnees

(08.06.2010)

(SRI LANKA) 9 June 2010 - Sri Lanka's main Tamil minority party Tamil National Alliance (TNA) on Wednesday called for sustained international attention on the plight of war displaced civilians who have just returned to their homes used to be battle zones. weiterlesen >>>


Italy moves towards disarmament

(08.06.2010)

The 'Italian Campaign Against Landmines' has presented a bill that stops banks from financing landmines and cluster bomb industries. This is being seen as a significant step to ensure that industries operating in the national territory of Italy would not produce explosive devices, munitions and cluster submunitions. weiterlesen >>>


International plea to join cluster bomb ban

(08.06.2010)

(Chile) June 9, 2010 - A global effort to ban cluster bombs has gained the signatures of 106 countries, but 70 more have yet to sign on with only weeks to go before the ban goes into effect on Aug. 1. weiterlesen >>>


CHAD: What's happening in the north?

(07.06.2010)

(N'DJAMENA) 8 June 2010 ' BET, the acronym for the three northern regions of Chad ' Borkou, Ennedi and Tibesti ' comes up regularly in meetings of international aid agencies frustrated by the lack of information and difficulty of access to the remote territory.  weiterlesen >>>


Rep. Turner bolsters humanitarian demining efforts in defense authorization bill

(07.06.2010)

(UNITED STATES) 8 June 2010 - Rep. Michael R. Turner, R-Ohio (3rd CD), issued the following news release: Congressman Mike Turner has successfully included language in the FY2011 National Defense Authorization Act which seeks improvements for international humanitarian demining initiatives. weiterlesen >>>


Two Australian soldiers killed in Afghanistan

(07.06.2010)

(AFGHANISTAN) 8 June 2010 - LEIGH SALES, PRESENTER: The Defence Force has named the two soldiers killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan.  weiterlesen >>>


New demining group to journey to Sudan

(07.06.2010)

(SUDAN) 8 June 2010 - CAMBODIA is set to send a new contingent of Royal Cambodian Armed Forces soldiers to Sudan later this month, the fifth group to assist in de-mining operations in the conflict-ridden country, officials said Sunday. weiterlesen >>>


Politics: AO/dioxin, War Landmine Clearance Caught 3rd Vietnam-U.S. Political Dialogue

(07.06.2010)

(VIETNAM) 8 June 2010 - Washington and Hanoi will discuss details of the issues relating to AO/dioxin and war landmine clearance at a political meeting in Hanoi June 8, the Lao Dong newspaper reported Tuesday, citing Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs Andrew J. Shapiro. weiterlesen >>>


Pressemitteilung

(07.06.2010)

Leistung die Leiden schafft ' Die Deutsche Bank und ihr Investment in kontroverse Waffen ' NROen fordern Einhaltung des Investitionsverbotes in Produzenten von Streumunition weiterlesen >>>


British Group To Widen Nagorno-Karabakh Demining

(06.06.2010)

A British humanitarian organization said on Monday that it has cleared the bulk of Nagorno-Karabakh's war-affected territory of landmines and unexploded ordnance and will soon start demining Armenian-controlled areas outside the disputed region.  weiterlesen >>>


Colombian Army destroy 775 antipersonnel mines

(06.06.2010)

(COLOMBIA )7 June 2010 - The Colombian Army found and destroyed 775 antipersonnel mines, which allegedly were placed by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) in Meta department, the Army said on Monday. weiterlesen >>>


Solution to cluster bomb problem is possible with ambitious plan

(06.06.2010)

States meet in Chile to develop concrete actions to implement new global treaty  weiterlesen >>>


Amnesty wirft USA Beteiligung an Luftangriffen im Jemen vor

(06.06.2010)

Die Menschenrechtsorganisation Amnesty International hat den USA vorgeworfen, an Luftangriffen auf mutmaßliche Verstecke des Terrornetzwerks Al-Kaida im Dezember beteiligt gewesen zu sein.  weiterlesen >>>


CMAC, JICA begin demining program for Colombian deminers

(06.06.2010)

(CAMBODIA) 7 June 2010 - The Cambodian Mine Action Centre, supported by the Japan International Cooperation Agency, began a two-week training course in Phnom Penh on Monday for 16 delegates from Colombia's leading demining organization. weiterlesen >>>


1000th American serviceman killed in Afghanistan was born on the 4th of July

(06.06.2010)

(AFGHANISTAN) 7th June 2010 - The 1000th American serviceman killed in Afghanistan was born on the 4th of July, it has emerged. Marine Coroporal Jacob C. Leicht was killed when he stepped on a landmine in Helmand Province. weiterlesen >>>


Two Spanish Soldiers Wounded in Afghanistan

(05.06.2010)

(MADRID) ' Two Spanish soldiers were slightly wounded on Sunday when their reconnaissance patrol was attacked by insurgents in Ja-Fari, south of Sang Atesh, a town in western Afghanistan, the Defense Ministry said. weiterlesen >>>


El Alamein clears mines for tourist season

(04.06.2010)

(EGYPT) 5 July 2010 - Along Egypt's white-sand Mediterranean coastline, an enormous metal advertising hoarding is being hauled into place by the roadside. "Blissful indulgence, natural splendour," it declares in huge letters above a picture of a child snorkelling in azure blue waters. weiterlesen >>>


Pakistan: Blast injures man

(03.06.2010)

(PAKISTAN) 4 June 2010 - GHALANAI: A volunteer of Baizai peace committee suffered wounds in a landmine blast while seven locals were kidnapped and three houses torched in various areas of Mohmand tribal region on Thursday.  weiterlesen >>>


Officer killed by unexploded Israeli bomblet: Lebanon police

(03.06.2010)

(LEBANON) 4 June 2010 - A Lebanese policeman died on Friday after he was critically wounded by a bomblet from a cluster bomb, one of millions dropped by Israel during a devastating 2006 war with Hezbollah, police said.  weiterlesen >>>


Over 2,633 mines detonated in Azerbaijan in May

(03.06.2010)

(AZERBAIJAN) 4 June 2010 - Some 2,358,191 sq. m. of area was cleared from mines and unexploded ordinances in April, the Azerbaijan National Agency for Mine Action (ANAMA) said. weiterlesen >>>


Mae Tao health clinic offers help, hope

(02.06.2010)

(THAILAND) 3 June 2010 - While health and education services are provided inside the camps, some 300-500 Karen per day visit the Mae Tao health clinic near the Friendship Bridge. weiterlesen >>>


Indian troops reportedly recover arms in Kashmir

(02.06.2010)

(INDIA) 3 June 2010 - Text of unattributed report headlined "Solar missiles, nine APMs recovered" by Indian newspaper Daily Excelsior website on 3 June.  weiterlesen >>>


International Conference on Cluster Treaty to Open in Santiago, Chile

(02.06.2010)

(Washington, DC) June 3, 2010 - Governments that join the 2008 Convention on Cluster Munitions should adopt strong national legislation to implement the ban agreement, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today.  weiterlesen >>>


Sri Lankan troops recover explosives

(02.06.2010)

(SRI LANKA) - 3 June 2010 - The Media Centre for National Security issued the following situation report: weiterlesen >>>


Army's de-mining experts in Maoist jungles soon

(01.06.2010)

(INDIA) 2 June 2010 - The Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) is likely to discuss the option of drafting dedicated de-mining experts from the Army - popularly knows as Sappers - to clear Maoist-infested jungles of IEDs and landmines.  weiterlesen >>>


Al-Alimi calls on Houthis to carry out rest of six ceasefire points

(31.05.2010)

(YEMEN) 1 June 2010 - Deputy Prime Minister for Defense and Security Affairs and Minister of Local Administration Rashad al-Alimi called on al-Houthi leadership to implement rest of six points to settle peace and stability in the province. weiterlesen >>>


Engineering regiment of Sri Lanka army completes 80 percent of work related to removing landmines

(31.05.2010)

(SRI LANKA) 1 June 2010 - Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corp. issued the following news: weiterlesen >>>


Cambodian troops clear land mines as UN peacekeepers

(31.05.2010)

Cambodia's troubled history is not a new theme for us. We covered it extensively after our visits there last year, particularly in relation to the still horrendous landmine legacy. Two reports out of Phnom Penh this week indicate the true bookends of this nation as it deals with its history and tries to turn it into a brighter future. Recently, the "Day of Anger" commemoration took place where thousands of Cambodians descend on the infamous Choeung Ek killing fields to reenact and grieve over the Khmer Rouge atrocities that took place there. weiterlesen >>>


Japan to offer 16.4m US dollars to non-governmental groups in Afghanistan

(31.05.2010)

(JAPAN) 1 June 2010 - The government will offer Japanese nongovernmental organizations up to 1.5 billion yen to support their operations to rebuild conflict-ravaged Afghanistan in the first major joint initiative between the public and civic sectors, Foreign Minister Katsuya Okada said Tuesday. weiterlesen >>>


Pakistan: Militant killed, aide held in Mardan

(31.05.2010)

(PAKISTAN) 1 June 2010 - (…) GHALANAI: Two persons, including a child, were injured in two landmine blasts in the Mohmand Agency . weiterlesen >>>


Demining Groups Find One Hundred, Three Anti Personnel Mines, Ltte Mines Found

(30.05.2010)

(SRI LANKA) 31 May 2010 - The Media Centre for National Security issued the following situation report: weiterlesen >>>


Banding Together to Get Better

(30.05.2010)

Amputees at Walter Reed Army Medical Center Rely on Each Other For Inspiration to Push Themselves to Walk Again weiterlesen >>>


Army to clear mines in Chhattisgarh

(30.05.2010)

(INDIA) 31 May 2010 - Army may soon be pressed into service for clearing forests in Chhattisgarh's Bastar region of mines, which have proved to be a major bottleneck in effectively countering the Maoists in the state, a senior police officer said here on Sunday. weiterlesen >>>


Sri Lankan Resettlement Minister Fernando Gives Instructions To Expedite Resettlement Activities Including Removal Of Landmines In North

(30.05.2010)

(SRI LANKA) 31 May 2010 - Ministry of Defence, Public Security, Law & Order - Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka issued the following news release: weiterlesen >>>


Landmines take toll on Yemeni children

(30.05.2010)

Athba Qasim al Sumaki, left, and Hana Qasim al Sumaki were injured in a landmine explosion that killed a third girl.  weiterlesen >>>


Ban indiscriminate killers

(29.05.2010)

Mao Sopheap was orphaned by a landmine. Then, when she was 16, she stepped on one herself - her left leg was blown apart and had to be amputated. During an interview she cried: "That mine has given me a future of tears until the end of my life." weiterlesen >>>


Soldier killed, 7 others wounded in leftist rebels' bomb attack in S. Philippines

(29.05.2010)

(PHILIPPINES) 30 May 2010 - A soldier was killed and seven others were wounded following a series of clashes between government troops and leftist rebels in this southern Philippine city on Saturday, the military said on Sunday. weiterlesen >>>


Taleban report fighting in Afghan south

(28.05.2010)

(AFGHANISTAN) 29 May 2010 - Text of report by Afghan Taleban Voice of Jihad website on 29 May: weiterlesen >>>


IED blast leaves 2 soldiers killed, 4 wounded in Baghdad

(28.05.2010)

(IRAQ) 29 May 2010 - Two soldiers were killed and four others, including two policemen, wounded when an improvised explosive device (IED) went off near a joint army-police patrol in northern Baghdad on Saturday, a security source said. weiterlesen >>>


Afghan, International Troops Find, Destroy Improvised Explosive Device Factories

(28.05.2010)

(AFGHANISTAN) 29 May 2010 - The U.S. Marine Corps issued the following news release: weiterlesen >>>


Coroner Calls For Better Bomb Disposal Robots - Officer's Tribute To 'Incredibly Courageous' Soldier

(27.05.2010)

(UNITED KINGDOM) 28 May 2010 - The Ministry of Defence should develop better remote-controlled robots to reduce the "unacceptable level of fatalities" among bomb disposal experts in Afghanistan, a coroner said today. weiterlesen >>>


Over 60 Anti-Personnel Landmines Deactivated in Bengo

(27.05.2010)

(ANGOLA) 28 May 2010 - At least sixty-six anti-personnel landmines, an anti-tank and 294 unexploded device were removed and destroyed in 2009 in northern Bengo province, Angop has learnt. weiterlesen >>>


PNP uses bottled water to dispose of explosive devices

(27.05.2010)

(PHILIPPINES) 28 May 2010 - For lack of funds to buy high-tech, expensive bomb disposal gadgets, the Philippine National Police (PNP) has discovered the cheaper, equally effective use of bottled water by its bomb experts to dispose improvised explosive devices (IEDs) planted by local terrorist groups. weiterlesen >>>


Int'l non-governmental coalition launches campaign to divest ST Engineering of $1 billion

(26.05.2010)

A global coalition of civil society groups intends to strip Singapore Technologies Engineering (STE) of over US$1 billion because of its manufacture of cluster weapons. weiterlesen >>>


Pakistani soldier dies in landmine blast

(25.05.2010)

(PAKISTAN) 26 May 2010 - A landmine blast killed a Pakistani soldier and injured four others in South Waziristan tribal region on Wednesday, official sources in the region said.  weiterlesen >>>


Pakistani soldier dies in landmine blast

(25.05.2010)

(ISLAMABAD) May 26, 2010 - A landmine blast killed a Pakistani soldier and injured four others in South Waziristan tribal region on Wednesday, official sources in the region said. weiterlesen >>>


NATO soldier killed in southern Afghanistan

(25.05.2010)

(AFGHANISTAN) 26 May 2010 - A bomb favoured by the Taliban has killed a foreign soldier in southern Afghanistan, NATO said Thursday, bringing the number of international troops killed in the country this year to 219. weiterlesen >>>


Latest Canadian casualty mourned; Trooper killed in Afghanistan well-known for being reliable, talented comrade-at-arms

(25.05.2010)

(AFGHANISTAN) 26 May 2010 - Trooper Larry Rudd "would have been a very senior soldier in the Queen's army," if his life had not been ended suddenly by a homemade landmine on Monday, was the soaring assessment of his commanding officer after a private memorial Tuesday. weiterlesen >>>


Canadian trooper dies in Afghanistan; Soldier is Canada's 146th casualty

(25.05.2010)

(AFGHANISTAN) 25 May 2010 -Trooper Larry Rudd of the Royal Canadian Dragoons -- described as "a gentle giant" -- on Monday became the 146th Canadian to die in Afghanistan and the fourth from Ontario to be killed here this month. weiterlesen >>>


Bomb defusers have the most dangerous job

(24.05.2010)

UNITED KINGDOM, 25 May 2010 - Roadside bombs planted by the Taliban have been the lethal equaliser of the war in Afghanistan, claiming 92 per cent of the British and allied lives. weiterlesen >>>


Lewis-McChord soldier dies after his vehicle strikes IED

(24.05.2010)

(AFGHANISTAN) 25 May 2010 - A soldier from Joint Base Lewis-McChord died Saturday of wounds suffered when his military vehicle struck an improvised explosive device in Durai, Afghanistan.  weiterlesen >>>


Army decides to detonate rather than dismantle Taliban bombs

(24.05.2010)

UNITED KINGDOM, 25 May 2010 - Dramatic increase in IEDs and shortage of specialists leads to change in tactics weiterlesen >>>


Army bomb chief quits amid fears for his men

(24.05.2010)

UNITED KINGDOM, 25 May 2010 -The Army's top bomb disposal officer has resigned amid fears that his men would be sent to Afghanistan with insufficient training. weiterlesen >>>


Police seize over 1,000 rebel landmines in Colombia

(24.05.2010)

(COLOMBIA) 25 May 2010 - Police seized 1,053 landmines in Antioquia, a province in northwestern Colombia, that FARC guerrillas apparently planned to use in attacks in the run-up to next Sunday's presidential election, the National Police said. weiterlesen >>>


Thai soldier shot dead by Burmese border troops 21 May

(23.05.2010)

(BURMA) 24 May 2010 -Text of report in English by Thailand-based Burmese publication Irrawaddy website on 21 May weiterlesen >>>


IED injures civilian in Falluja

(23.05.2010)

Anbar, IRAQ, 24 May 2010 - One civilian was wounded by an improvised explosive device in eastern Falluja, a police source said on Monday. weiterlesen >>>


FACTBOX-Security developments in Afghanistan

(22.05.2010)

(AFGHANISTAN) May 23 - Following are security developments in Afghanistan reported by 0800 GMT on Sunday:  weiterlesen >>>


Police Seize Over 1,000 Rebel Landmines in Colombia

(22.05.2010)

BOGOTA - Police seized 1,053 landmines in Antioquia, a province in northwestern Colombia, that FARC guerrillas apparently planned to use in attacks in the run-up to next Sunday's presidential election, the National Police said.  weiterlesen >>>


Pakistan: Two soldiers killed in Mohmand landmine blast

(22.05.2010)

Ghalanai, PAKISTAN, 23 May 2010 -Two soldiers were killed and three others injured in a landmine explosion in the Safi tehsil of the Mohmand Agency, officials said. weiterlesen >>>


Canine commandos

(21.05.2010)

AUSTRALIA, 22 May 2010 - THE PENTAGON HAS SPENT nearly $US17 billion trying to combat roadside bombs in Afghanistan and Iraq. But for all the exotic hardware thrown at the problem - robots, electronic signal-jammers, laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy systems - one of the best defences is rather more low-tech and familiar: a wet nose. weiterlesen >>>


Support the ban on landmines

(21.05.2010)

22 May 2010 Submitted by 8ak reader: As a child growing up in Cambodia, Mao Sopheap lost her parents to a landmine. weiterlesen >>>


U.S. on verge of signing anti-landmine treaty

(21.05.2010)

CANADA, 22 May 2010 -The Obama administration is on the verge of joining the Ottawa Treaty, a significant development for the decade-old initiative that aspires to rid the world of landmines.  weiterlesen >>>


Afghanistan: Italians defuse two bombs on death route

(21.05.2010)

(AFGHANISTAN) 21 May 2010 -Italian soldiers on Friday defused two improvised explosive devices (IEDs) of the kind that claimed the lives of two of their comrades earlier this week. weiterlesen >>>


Washingtoner Signale

(20.05.2010)

Zuletzt gab es widersprüchliche Signale aus Washington in Sachen Landminen. Um so bemerkenswerter der Brief, den jetzt 68 US-amerikanische Senatoren an Präsident Barack Obama geschrieben haben, zumal er auch die Unterschriften von zehn oppositionellen Republikanern trägt. weiterlesen >>>


U.S. may finally sign treaty to ban landmines

(20.05.2010)

(OTTAWA) May 21, 2010 -The Obama administration is on the verge of joining the Ottawa Treaty, a significant development for the decade-old initiative that aspires to rid the world of landmines.  weiterlesen >>>


British soldier killed in Afghanistan explosion

(20.05.2010)

AFGHANISTAN, 21 May 2010 - A British soldier was killed in an explosion while on foot patrol in southern Afghanistan on Friday, the Ministry of Defence said. weiterlesen >>>


Fighting Maoists in forests, CRPF has "mines to go"

(20.05.2010)

With landmines reportedly planted under almost every culvert in the dense forests of Goaltore and Belpahari, and state agencies having zilch intelligence inputs on the same, CRPF jawans in Bengal have been left as sitting ducks.  weiterlesen >>>


Pakistan: Militant injured by bomb he was planting

(20.05.2010)

Mardan, PAKISTAN, 21 May 2010 - A militant was injured when an improvised explosive device he was planting at the shop of an ANP leader went off prematurely in Par Hoti here night. weiterlesen >>>


A child's wish: 'I want no one else in Israel ever to be hurt by a landmine'

(20.05.2010)

The Knesset has been moved to begin clearing some of its 260,000 mines by a remarkable 11-year-old. Donald Macintyre meets him Friday, 21 May 2010 weiterlesen >>>


Sahwa fighter killed by IED in Kirkuk

(20.05.2010)

Kirkuk, IRAQ, 20 May 2010 - One Sahwa fighter was killed on Thursday by an improvised explosive device blast in the southwest of Kirkuk, a local police chief said. weiterlesen >>>


Taleban claim killing six Canadian soldiers in Afghan south

(19.05.2010)

(AFGHANISTAN) 20 May 2010 -Text of report "Six Canadian soldiers killed in explosion in Kandahar" by Afghan Taleban Voice of Jihad website on 20 May weiterlesen >>>


SENEGAL: Tackling trauma in Casamance

(19.05.2010)

(ZIGUINCHOR) 20 May 2010 - Hundreds of children and adults in volatile Casamance are not even aware of the mental trauma they suffer, let alone how to get help to banish sleepless nights, empty days and learning disabilities. weiterlesen >>>


Tackling Trauma in Casamance

(19.05.2010)

SENEGAL, 20 May 2010 - Hundreds of children and adults in volatile Casamance are not even aware of the mental trauma they suffer, let alone how to get help to banish sleepless nights, empty days and learning disabilities. weiterlesen >>>


Explosive defused in Jammu and Kashmir

(19.05.2010)

Doda, INDIA, 20 May 2010 -A major tragedy was averted following the detection of an improvised explosive device (IED) on the Doda-Batote Highway in Jammu and Kashmir. weiterlesen >>>


Three killed in Somali capital shelling

(19.05.2010)

(SOMALIA) 20 May 2010 -Text of report by Somali independent Radio Gaalkacyo on 20 May weiterlesen >>>


Maoists target security forces, economic development during shut down

(19.05.2010)

(India) 20th May, 2010 - At least six people died including one civilian during the 48 hour-long shutdown forced by the Maoists.  weiterlesen >>>


Several trains detained, diverted following landmine explosion

(19.05.2010)

(Kolkata,India) May 19 2010 -Train services on Kharagpur-Tata section in Kharagpur division of South Eastern Railway were affected due to a landmine explosion on the down line between Gidhni and Jhargram stations during the wee hours today weiterlesen >>>


Taleban report attack in Afghan south

(18.05.2010)

(AFGHANISTAN) 19 May 2010 - Text of report by Afghan Taleban Voice of Jihad website on 19 May weiterlesen >>>


Naxals blast rail track in Bengal, trains diverted

(18.05.2010)

(Jhargram, West Bengal) May 19, 2010 -The engine of a goods train was damaged and the engine driver and his assistant were injured in a landmine blast set off by Maoists on rail tracks between Jhargram and Khatkura stations near the Bengal border. weiterlesen >>>


Army scouring roads in Davao's remote area following the recovery of IED

(18.05.2010)

Davao City, PHILIPPINES, 19 May 2010 - Members of the 69th Infantry Battalion are new scouring the roads of Paquibato District, this city following the recovery of an improvised explosive device (IED) at Barangay Mapula 7 a.m. on Tuesday. weiterlesen >>>


Landmine Kills Commander of Army Explosives Team in Colombia

(18.05.2010)

(BOGOTA) 19.05.2010 ' A landmine killed the commander of an army explosives disposal team that was clearing a mine field in an area in northwestern Colombia plagued by FARC guerrilla attacks on the power grid, 4th Brigade commander Gen. Alberto Jose Mejia said in a statement. weiterlesen >>>


Senators and Representatives Support Ban on Landmines: Letters Sent to President Obama

(17.05.2010)

The strong support these letters have received shows that Congress is firmly behind accession to the Mine Ban Treaty" - Zach Hudson, Coordinator, U.S. Campaign to Ban Landmines weiterlesen >>>


Aid groups: 43bn dollars invested in cluster bomb makers - Summary

(17.05.2010)

(Geneva) - Financial institutions from 15 countries provide at least 43 billion dollars worth of investments and services to seven producers of cluster bombs, aid groups said Wednesday. weiterlesen >>>


Suspected Maoist bus attack kills dozens

(16.05.2010)

May 17, 2010 -Thirty-five people were killed when their bus hit a landmine in Dantewada, in Central India. weiterlesen >>>


Young infantryman killed just days before end of tour

(14.05.2010)

24-year-old hit landmine during night patrol south of Kandahar City weiterlesen >>>


Romanian soldier killed in Afghanistan

(12.05.2010)

(AFGHANISTAN) may 13, 2010- The defence ministry announced on Wednesday (May 12th) that a 13th Romanian soldier has been killed in Afghanistan weiterlesen >>>


Munitions cleared soon, Nord Stream says

(10.05.2010)

(Switzerland) May 11 - Munitions left in the Baltic Sea from World War II should be cleared from the Nord Stream pipeline route by the end of May, the pipeline consortium said. weiterlesen >>>


Yemen: population still suffering effects of fighting

(10.05.2010)

Nearly three months after a ceasefire took effect, thousands of displaced people either hesitate or are unable to return to their homes. The ICRC and the Yemen Red Crescent are striving to help them and to reach other people in need in conflict-affected areas. weiterlesen >>>


FACTBOX-Security developments in Afghanistan

(10.05.2010)

(AFGHANISTAN) May 11- Following are security developments in Afghanistan reported at 1000 GMT on Tuesday.  weiterlesen >>>


SUDAN: Urgent cash needed for demining

(10.05.2010)

NAIROBI, 11 May 2010 - The removal of landmines and other explosive remnants of war (ERW) in Sudan will grind to a halt next month unless money is found to keep operations going, especially around Malakal in Upper Nile State and Kassala in the east, says an official. weiterlesen >>>


The 8th edition of SOFEX-2010 - Special Operations Forces Exhibition and Conference has started in Amman, the capital of Jordan today.

(10.05.2010)

(Jordan) 11 May 2010 - APA's correspondent attending the exhibition reports that King Abdullah II also attended the opening of the exhibition. The exhibition was opened with the presentation of the counter terrorism scenarios of Jordan Special Operations Forces. weiterlesen >>>


Turkish Army says it crossed Iraq border

(10.05.2010)

ANKARA, Turkey -- The army announced late on Friday (May 7th) that its forces crossed the southern border with Iraq in an operation against the terrorist Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), entering its neighbour's territory with gunships and unmanned drones. weiterlesen >>>


4 French troops injured in Afghan attack: military

(10.05.2010)

(AFGHANISTAN) May 11- Four French soldiers were wounded at the weekend when their armoured vehicle hit a landmine near their base northeast of Afghan capital Kabul, a French military spokesman told AFP. weiterlesen >>>


Making things better - finalists announced for Britain's top engineering award

(09.05.2010)

10 May 2010 - Four top engineering teams have been selected as the finalists for Britain's biggest engineering prize - the Royal Academy of Engineering MacRobert Award.  weiterlesen >>>