Die Frau wollte ihre Tiere nach Hause bringen als sie auf eine Landmine trat und diese zur Explosion brachte. Der Unfall ereignete sich an der sogenannten Line of Control (LoC) im Poonch Dirstrik von Jammu and Kaschmir.
Schauspielerin Angelina Jolie hat als Botschafterin für das UN Flüchtlingswerk UNHCR Mossul besucht. Die Rückeroberung Mossuls gilt als größter Städtekampf seit dem zweiten Weltkrieg. Massive Bombardierungen haben die Stadt fast komplett zerstört. (auf Englisch)
Im September finden Wahlen in Afghanistan statt. Derzeit laufen die Registrierungen für die Wähler/-innen. Vor einem Registrierungslokal ist nun eine Landmine explodiert und hat zwei Menschen getötet. Die Attacke dürfte zum Ziel gehabt haben, die Menschen durch Einschüchterung von der Wahl abzuhalten.
Im Distrikt Haska Mina im Bundesstaat Nangarhar sind drei Kinder bei der Explosion einer Landmine gestorben. Laut offiziellen Angaben seien die Minen durch den IS verlegt worden.
Ein 75 Jahre alter Mann ist in Indien bei der Explosion einer Landmine gestorben. Der Unfall ereignete sich in der Nähe der Line of Control (LoC) im Poonch Distrikt in der Bundesstaaten Kashmir und Jammu.
Anlässlich des 10. Jahrestages erinnern wir an die Besiegelung des Vertrages zum Verbot von Streubomben. Am 30. Mai 2008 endete in Dublin die entscheidende Konferenz des so genannten Oslo-Prozesses für ein Streubombenverbot.
In einer konzertieren Aktion hat die angolanische Entminungsagentur 14.796 Tretminen, Anti-Fahrzeug-Minen und andere explosive Kriegsreste zerstören lassen. Die Minen sind traurige Überbleibsel des Bürgerkriegs, der bis 2002 andauerte. (auf Englisch)
Zwei Jungen sind an der Grenze zwischen Myanmar und Thailand durch eine Landmine schwer verletzt worden. Einer der beiden starb kurz darauf. Die Jungen waren mit einer Gruppe unterwegs, die Pilze sammelte. (auf Englisch)
(AFGHANISTAN) 2 July 2010 - An Australian soldier has been wounded by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan
(PAKISTAN) 2 July 2010 - A security force member was injured in a landmine blast near in Lakro in the suburbs of Safi tehsil on Thursday.
(AFGHANISTAN) 2 July 2010 -The marines of Taunton's 40 Commando are fighting a war against a growing army of children being recruited to do the Taliban's dirty work.
(INDIA) 30 June 2010 - An army jawan was today injured in a landmine blast near the LoC in Mendhar area of Poonch district.
(AFGHANISTAN) 30 June 2010 - Better known for defusing bombs in Iraq in the Oscar-winning film 'The Hurt Locker', actor Jeremy Renner has braved a live minefield in Afghanistan to draw attention to the tireless work of clearing mines that kill and maim long after being buried.
(PAKISTAN) 29 June 2010 - A labourer was seriously injured in landmine explosion in Danger Mela at Alizai area in Lower Kurram Agency on Monday.
(PAKISTAN) 28 June 2010 - At least two persons were killed when they hit a landmine in Pirkoh area of Dera Bugti on Sunday, police said.
(RUSSIA) 22 June 2010 - More than 120 antipersonnel mines were destroyed in Transbaikal. As ITAR-TASS learnt at the press service of the territorial Federal Security Service (FSB) Department, a resident of the village of Daurskoye found one of them when he was gathering scrap metal on the territory of former military depots.
(AFGHANISTAN) 21 June 2010 - Text of report by Afghan independent Tolo TV
(AFGHANISTAN) 21 June 2010 - KABUL-Nine coalition soldiers died Monday in a spate of attacks in southern and eastern Afghanistan and in a helicopter crash, in one of the deadliest days this month for allied forces.
(AFGHANISTAN) 21 June 2010 - KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, - Sgt. James MacNeil of Glace Bay, N.S., was killed Monday morning while on a foot patrol in Nakhoney
(INDIA) 20 June 2010 - An army havaldar was killed in a landmine blast near the Line of Control (LoC) at Mendhar in Poonch in the wee hours of Saturday morning.
(IRAQ) 19 June 2010 - Six people, including two policemen, were wounded in two separate bombing attacks in central Mosul city on Saturday, according to a local security source in Ninewa
(UNITED STATES) 17 June 2010 - Physicists have assembled a low-cost yet high-tech mine detector.
(UNITED KINGDOM) 17 June 2010 - James Denselow: IEDs, which accounted for three-quarters of British deaths in Afghanistan last year, may make the war impossible to win Immortalised in popular culture by the Oscar-winning film The Hurt Locker, improvised explosive devices (IEDs) are the ideal metaphor for the American-led wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.
(SRI LANKA) 17 June 2010 - The Sri Lanka Ministry of Defence issued the following news release:
(AFGHANISTAN) 17 June 2010 - A homemade bomb killed a NATO soldier in the south of Afghanistan, the alliance announced Thursday, the third death in one day as the toll for foreign forces in the country continues to mount.
(PAKISTAN) 15 June 2010 -A man died in a landmine explosion in Jaffarabad district on Monday morning.
(IRAQ) 14 June 2010 - LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas Sen. Blanche Lincoln says a 23-year-old soldier from Batesville has been killed in Iraq.
(PAKISTAN) 14 June 2010 - A man was killed in a landmine blast which occurred at Goth Jhani area of Jaffarabad, Monday.
(YEMEN) 14 June 2010 - Two Yemeni soldiers were killed and three others were wounded on Sunday
(AFGHANISTAN) 14 June 2010 - Text of report by Afghan Taleban Voice of Jihad website on 14 June
(SOMALIA) 14 June 2010 - Text of report by privately-owned Somali Radio Simba website on 14 June
(SANAA) June 14, 2010 - Two Yemeni soldiers were killed and three others were wounded on Sunday when defusing a landmine near a military camp in Yemen's southern province of al-Dhalee, security officials said.
(AFGHANISTAN) 14 June 2010 - Members of New Zealand's provincial reconstruction team in Afghanistan have destroyed more weapons caches from their most recent seizures.
(AFGHANISTAN) 13 June 2010 KANDAHAR:
(ANKARA) June 12, 2010 - Three soldiers were injured on Saturday when a mine believed to have been planted by the terrorist Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) blew up in southeast Turkey. It happened near the town of Baskale, in Hakkari province, the Anadolu news agency reported.
(IRAQ) 10 June 2010 - Three policemen were wounded on Thursday in a landmine explosion in al-Qaem in western Anbar, a police source said.
(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.
(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.
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.
(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.
(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.
(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.
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.
(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.
(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.
(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.
(AFGHANISTAN) 8 June 2010 - LEIGH SALES, PRESENTER: The Defence Force has named the two soldiers killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan.
(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.
(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.
Leistung die Leiden schafft ' Die Deutsche Bank und ihr Investment in kontroverse Waffen ' NROen fordern Einhaltung des Investitionsverbotes in Produzenten von Streumunition
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.
(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.
States meet in Chile to develop concrete actions to implement new global treaty
Die Menschenrechtsorganisation Amnesty International hat den USA vorgeworfen, an Luftangriffen auf mutmaßliche Verstecke des Terrornetzwerks Al-Kaida im Dezember beteiligt gewesen zu sein.
(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.
(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.
(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.
(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.
(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.
(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.
(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.
(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.
(INDIA) 3 June 2010 - Text of unattributed report headlined "Solar missiles, nine APMs recovered" by Indian newspaper Daily Excelsior website on 3 June.
(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.
(SRI LANKA) - 3 June 2010 - The Media Centre for National Security issued the following situation report:
(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.
(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.
(SRI LANKA) 1 June 2010 - Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corp. issued the following news:
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.
(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.
(PAKISTAN) 1 June 2010 - ( ) GHALANAI: Two persons, including a child, were injured in two landmine blasts in the Mohmand Agency .
(SRI LANKA) 31 May 2010 - The Media Centre for National Security issued the following situation report:
Amputees at Walter Reed Army Medical Center Rely on Each Other For Inspiration to Push Themselves to Walk Again
(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.
Sri Lankan Resettlement Minister Fernando Gives Instructions To Expedite Resettlement Activities Including Removal Of Landmines In North
(SRI LANKA) 31 May 2010 - Ministry of Defence, Public Security, Law & Order - Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka issued the following news release:
Athba Qasim al Sumaki, left, and Hana Qasim al Sumaki were injured in a landmine explosion that killed a third girl.
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."
(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.
(AFGHANISTAN) 29 May 2010 - Text of report by Afghan Taleban Voice of Jihad website on 29 May:
(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.
(AFGHANISTAN) 29 May 2010 - The U.S. Marine Corps issued the following news release:
Coroner Calls For Better Bomb Disposal Robots - Officer's Tribute To 'Incredibly Courageous' Soldier
(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.
(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.
(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.
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.
(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.
(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.
(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.
Latest Canadian casualty mourned; Trooper killed in Afghanistan well-known for being reliable, talented comrade-at-arms
(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.
(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.
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.
(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.
UNITED KINGDOM, 25 May 2010 - Dramatic increase in IEDs and shortage of specialists leads to change in tactics
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.
(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.
(BURMA) 24 May 2010 -Text of report in English by Thailand-based Burmese publication Irrawaddy website on 21 May
Anbar, IRAQ, 24 May 2010 - One civilian was wounded by an improvised explosive device in eastern Falluja, a police source said on Monday.
(AFGHANISTAN) May 23 - Following are security developments in Afghanistan reported by 0800 GMT on Sunday:
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.
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.
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.
22 May 2010 Submitted by 8ak reader: As a child growing up in Cambodia, Mao Sopheap lost her parents to a landmine.
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.
(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.
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.
(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.
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.
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.