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Geschäftsbeziehungen deutscher Banken zu Herstellern von Streumunition (2012)

(21.03.2012)

Neueste Recherchen von Facing Finance und Profundo belegen aktuelle Geschäftsbeziehungen deutscher Finanzdienstleister mit Herstellern von Streumunition in Höhe von nahezu 1,6 Milliarden Euro. Fast 90 Prozent dieser Geschäfte betreibt die Deutsche Bank Group, so das Ergebnis der Untersuchung. weiterlesen >>>


Prominente und Politiker zeigen Bein für Minenopfer

(20.03.2012)

Die weltweite Kampagne „Lend Your Leg – Zeig Dein Bein für Minenopfer“, die von Handicap International und SODI in Deutschland umgesetzt wird, bekommt immer mehr Unterstützung von Prominenten, Politikern und aus der Bevölkerung. weiterlesen >>>


Menschenrechtsgruppe besorgt über Kachin-Flüchtlinge in Birma

(20.03.2012)

Die Menschenrechtsgruppe Human Rights Watch ist besorgt über die Lage von Flüchtlingen der Kachin-Minderheit in Birma. Es werden Kindersoldaten und Antipersonenminen eingesetzt. weiterlesen >>>


UN-Bericht bestätigt Einsatz von Streubomben in Libyen durch Gaddafi

(19.03.2012)

Die ehemaligen Regierungstruppen unter Gaddafi haben in Misrata Streubomben gegen Zivilisten eingesetzt, so ein Bericht des Menschenrechtsrates der Vereinten Nationen. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Landmine in Bosnien explodiert: Zwei Tote

(19.03.2012)

Bei der Explosion einer Landmine aus Kriegszeiten sind in Bosnien-Herzegowina zwei junge Männer getötet worden. Der Sprengsatz sei in einem als gefährlich markierten Gebiet nahe der nordöstlichen Stadt Lukavac detoniert. weiterlesen >>>


Augenzeugen berichten von neu verlegten Antipersonenminen in Syrien

(12.03.2012)

Flüchtlinge aus Syrien und Minenräumexperten berichten von neu verlegten Antipersonenminen an der syrisch-türkischen Grenze. Sie beschuldigen das syrische Militär, neue Minen verlegt zu haben. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Afghanistan: Mine tötet sechs britische Soldaten

(08.03.2012)

Es ist einer der schlimmsten Vorfälle für die britische Armee in Afghanistan: Auf einer Patrouille haben am Dienstagabend sechs Soldaten ihr Leben verloren. weiterlesen >>>


Frauen in der Entminung – in Mosambik ganz vorn

(06.03.2012)

Nach 30 Jahren Krieg war Mosambik lange eines der am stärksten verminten Länder der Welt. Bis 2014 will nun die mosambikanische Regierung die Entminungsarbeiten abgeschlossen haben. Stark beteiligt an dieser gefährlichen und lebensnotwendigen Arbeit sind Frauen.  weiterlesen >>>


Baghdad's unexploded bombs

(16.04.2003)

A two-inch-long black cylinder hangs on a white "stabilizer" ribbon from the branch of a lemon tree, a deadly fruit in a leafy Baghdad neighborhood. It's one of the unexploded cluster bombs fired by US forces last week that still litter several residential areas of the city. weiterlesen >>>


Zwei Nato-Soldaten in Mazedonien getötet

(15.04.2003)

Bei der Explosion einer Landmine in Mazedonien sind zwei polnische Soldaten ums Leben gekommen. Drei weitere Menschen wurden zum Teil schwer verletzt. weiterlesen >>>


USA setzen Streubomben in der Nähe von Bagdad ein (Irak)

(15.04.2003)

Amerikanische B-52-Bomber haben nach britischen Medienberichten neuartige Präzisions-Streubomben auf Panzer der Republikanischen Garde vor Bagdad abgeworfen. Wie die BBC und die britische Agentur PA übereinstimmend berichteten, wurden erstmals sechs zielgesteuerte 454-Kilogramm-Bomben des Typs CBU-105 eingesetzt. weiterlesen >>>


Afghanistan Has Fewer Land Mine Deaths

(15.04.2003)

Kabul - A campaign to remove land mines in Afghanistan has reduced by half the number of people maimed and killed by the devices each month, officials said Tuesday.  weiterlesen >>>


U.S. military acknowledges cluster bomb use in Baghdad (Iraq, USA)

(15.04.2003)

The U.S. Central Command acknowledged Monday in response to questions from Newsday that U.S. forces have hit urban areas of Baghdad with "cluster bombs," which scatter hundreds of small "submunitions" in an area the size of a football field. weiterlesen >>>


Canada "betrayed spirit of landmine treaty" (Afghanistan, Canada)

(15.04.2003)

After leading the world to adopt an anti-landmine treaty, Canada quietly broke the spirit of the agreement when its military officials allowed United States troops to lay mines around Canada's camp in Afghanistan, says an expert.  weiterlesen >>>


Landmine found at Afghan base as General Franks visits troops (Afghanistan)

(15.04.2003)

A landmine was found on top of a dumpster near a dining area at Bagram Air Base just before top US commander General Tommy Franks paid a visit to coalition troops, a US military spokesman said Saturday. weiterlesen >>>


Nicaraguan landmine kills one child, injures two (Nicaragua)

(15.04.2003)

A landmine killed a 9-year-old boy and seriously injured two other children on Nicaragua's southeastern coast, Managua radio stations reported Saturday.  weiterlesen >>>


Cluster bombs may win the war, but leave a deadly legacy (Iraq)

(15.04.2003)

British forces in Iraq have used cluster bombs against some Iraqi targets, Geoff Hoon, the Defence Secretary, acknowledged yesterday.  weiterlesen >>>


Hoon backs use of 'legitimate' cluster bombs (UK)

(15.04.2003)

London - Geoff Hoon, the Defence Secretary, yesterday defended the use of cluster bombs in Iraq as human rights groups accused him of putting the lives of hundreds of children at risk. Risks had to be balanced, he said. The weapons were "perfectly legal" and had a "highly legitimate role".  weiterlesen >>>


Cluster bombs wound eight in Baghdad (Iraq)

(15.04.2003)

Baghdad - Two clusters bombs dropped on the Iraqi capital overnight left eight people wounded, residents told AFP Saturday.  weiterlesen >>>


Cluster bomb challenge to ministers (UK)

(15.04.2003)

London (UK) - Cabinet ministers are under pressure to justify the use of cluster bombs in Iraq. An anti-landmine group has written to them, asking how they square the use of the bombs with the government's stand against landmines.  weiterlesen >>>


UN Blows Up Mines (Democratic Republic of Congo)

(15.04.2003)

Bunia (DRC)- UN explosives engineers blew up 670 kg of landmines on Saturday at Rwampara, some seven kilometres east of the principal town of Bunia, in Ituri district, northeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).  weiterlesen >>>


Three Russian soldiers killed as EU envoys hold Grozny talks (Chechnya)

(15.04.2003)

Three Russian soldiers died in a mine blast in the wartorn Chechen capital Grozny Tuesday just hours before European Union foreign policy envoys arrived for talks with local leaders, officials said. weiterlesen >>>


Italy urged to condemn landmine use and promote mine ban (Italy)

(15.04.2003)

Rome - The International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL) today called on Italy to use its powerful position as incoming president of the European Union (EU) to condemn antipersonnel mine use and actively promote the prohibition of the weapon. Today marked the opening of the ICBL's annual three-day Global Landmine Monitor Researchers' Meeting in Rome, bringing together over 130 landmine specialists from 75 countries.  weiterlesen >>>


Six killed in raids, four hurt in landmine incident (Israel)

(15.04.2003)

At least six Palestinians are dead and dozens have been wounded during overnight Israeli raids in the Gaza Strip and West Bank. Four Israeli soldiers were also hurt when their armoured vehicle was flipped over by a land mine. weiterlesen >>>


Land Mine Shreds Bus in Chechnya, 6 Die (Chechnya)

(15.04.2003)

A bus was blown apart by a remote-controlled mine in Chechnya Thursday, killing at least six people just weeks after a referendum touted as the start of a peace process.  weiterlesen >>>


British use of cluster bombs condemned (UK, Iraq)

(11.04.2003)

British and American forces were accused yesterday of breaking international rules of war after admitting that they were using cluster bombs against targets in Iraq. weiterlesen >>>


The cluster bomb controversy

(11.04.2003)

As British forces drop cluster bombs on Iraq, BBC News Online looks at where they have been used in the past and why. weiterlesen >>>


UK forces use cluster bombs (UK, Iraq)

(11.04.2003)

British forces say cluster bombs have been used in the Iraq conflict but not in built up areas in and around Basra. weiterlesen >>>


Iraqi Kurdish forces remove almost 600 mines after withdrawal of Iraqi forces

(11.04.2003)

Land-mine disposal teams of the Kurdistan Army Command embarked on cleaning the region from the land mines the Iraqi forces had planted. weiterlesen >>>


Humanitarian rations or unexploded ordinance?

(11.04.2003)

UNICEF is deeply concerned by reports about the Humanitarian Daily Rations (HDR) being handed out by coalition forces in southern Iraq. The rations are covered in bright yellow plastic wrap which is identical to the colour of a bomblet currently being air-dropped called BLU 97.  weiterlesen >>>


Iraqis face "horrendous" mine legacy

(11.04.2003)

Iraqi soldiers are mining villages and water supplies as they retreat from areas in the north of the country, a de-mining organisation said on Thursday.  weiterlesen >>>


Zurück bleiben die Streubomben

(11.04.2003)

In einigen Teilen Iraks sind die Kämpfe bereits vorbei. Für die Bevölkerung bleibt eine große Gefahr zurück: Liegen gebliebene Streubomben.  weiterlesen >>>


Britische Truppen setzen Streubomben ein

(11.04.2003)

Britische Truppen haben erstmals zugegeben, im Irak-Krieg Streubomben einzusetzen. Die Bomben gefährden noch viele Jahre nach ihrem Einsatz die Zivilbevölkerung.  weiterlesen >>>


Iraqi Landmines Found in Mosque: Condemned as Violation of International Law

(11.04.2003)

Iraq has violated international humanitarian law by storing antipersonnel landmines inside a mosque in Kadir Karam in northern Iraq, and placing them around the mosque before abandoning the area on March 27th, Human Rights Watch said today. weiterlesen >>>


Die leidenden Kinder klagen an"

(11.04.2003)

Der frühere Rotkreuz-Chef Sommaruga über Zivilisten zwischen den Fronten und den Einsatz verbotener Waffen  weiterlesen >>>


Casualties of war (UK, Iraq)

(11.04.2003)

London (UK) - A list of military forces and journalists killed, captured or reported missing since the start of the war in Iraq.  weiterlesen >>>


Elite Republican Guard Units are pounded by cluster bombs (Iraq, UK)

(06.04.2003)

British pilots have pounded Saddam Hussein's elite fighting forces with 50 cluster bombs, the Chief of the Air Staff confirmed yesterday.  weiterlesen >>>


Streubomben rechtswidrig?

(05.04.2003)

Interview mit Thomas Küchenmeister, Projektleiter des »Deutschen Initiativkreises für das Verbot von Landminen« weiterlesen >>>


Landmine blast claims a death (Pakistan)

(05.04.2003)

A Pakistani youth was killed in a heavy landmine blast in border village "Kukran Kurkaliyan" of Sialkot Working boundary's Bajwat sector here on Friday.  weiterlesen >>>


UN warnen vor Streubomben

(05.04.2003)

Verwechslungsgefahr mit US-Lebensmittelpaketen. Die UN haben davor gewarnt, dass Kinder im Irak die von den US-Truppen ausgegebenen Lebensmittelpakete mit gleichfarbigen US-Streubomben verwechseln könnten. Das UN-Kinderhilfswerk forderte die USA und Großbritannien am Mittwoch dazu auf, die Farbe der Lebensmittelpakete zu ändern. weiterlesen >>>


BBC Journalist Killed in Northern Iraq

(04.04.2003)

A land mine explosion killed one British Broadcasting Corp. journalist and injured another in northern Iraq on Wednesday.  weiterlesen >>>


This is proclaimed a just war. So why are cluster bombs being used?

(04.04.2003)

"Persons taking no active part in the hostilities ... shall in all circumstances be treated humanely." Those are the opening words of the Convention Relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War, signed at Geneva, 12 August 1949.  weiterlesen >>>


Iraqi children maimed at play

(03.04.2003)

Five-year-old Nader should not have been out playing last night. He now sits on a hospital bed with a bandage covering one eye after stepping on an explosive south of Baghdad.  weiterlesen >>>


Iraqis face "horrendous" mine legacy

(03.04.2003)

Iraqi soldiers are mining villages and water supplies as they retreat from areas in the north of the country, a de-mining organisation said on Thursday.  weiterlesen >>>


US using cluster bombs in war

(03.04.2003)

The United States acknowledges that it's using cluster bombs in Iraq.  weiterlesen >>>


Report: Mines, cluster munitions in Iraq

(03.04.2003)

A human rights group Wednesday accused the United States and Iraq of using cluster munitions and antipersonnel landmines in the war. weiterlesen >>>


US: B-52s drop new cluster bombs on Iraqi tanks

(03.04.2003)

U.S. B-52 bombers dropped six new precision-guided 1,000-pound (454 kg) "cluster" bombs on an Iraqi tank column defending Baghdad, the U.S. military said on Wednesday. weiterlesen >>>


U.S. military admits to using cluster bombs in Iraq

(03.04.2003)

The United States is showering targets in Iraq with the most unpredictable weapons in its arsenal: tiny cluster bombs so deadly they can demolish a tank, but so erratic they can take years to blow up.  weiterlesen >>>


Streubomben töten noch in hundert Metern Entfernung (Irak)

(02.04.2003)

Bei ihren Angriffen auf die zentralirakische Stadt Hillah haben die USA auch Streubomben eingesetzt.  weiterlesen >>>


Journalist durch Minenexplosion in Irak getötet

(02.04.2003)

Ein britischer Journalist ist bei der Explosion einer Landmine ums Leben gekommen. Sein Kollege wurde dabei verletzt.  weiterlesen >>>


PRESSEERKLÄRUNG - US-Streubomben bedrohen irakische Zivilbevölkerung '

(02.04.2003)

Nichtregierungsorganisationen sehen Verstoß gegen Genfer Konvention und befürchten eine humanitäre Katastrophe weiterlesen >>>


US Military Police Narrowly Avoid Injury in Mine Strike (Afghanistan)

(01.04.2003)

Kandahar (Afghanistan) - Four 118th Military Police Company (Airborne) soldiers narrowly avoided serious injury late April 1 when the armored HMMWV they were riding on patrol struck an anti-tank landmine, an incident that could have turned out much worse.  weiterlesen >>>


U.S. Using Cluster Munitions In Iraq

(01.04.2003)

U.S. ground forces in Iraq are using cluster munitions with a very high failure rate, creating immediate and long-term dangers for civilians and friendly soldiers, Human Rights Watch reported today.  weiterlesen >>>


Im Bett mit der Politik

(31.03.2003)

Hilfsorganisationen wehren sich gegen Vereinnahmung durch Politiker und Militärs. Sie wollen keine "Dienstleister" sein  weiterlesen >>>


Afghanistan

(30.03.2003)

Unfall mit Antifahrzeugmine fordert sechs Tote und sechs Verletzte in Süd-Westen Afghanistans.


Six killed in Afghan landmine blast

(30.03.2003)

Six people have been killed and six others injured when their mini-bus drove over a mine in south-western Afghanistan's Helmand province, local police said. weiterlesen >>>


US-UK warplanes drop cluster bombs on Basra

(27.03.2003)

United States and British warplanes dropped cluster bombs over the southern Iraq port of Basra overnight as intense ground fighting raged on in the city's outskirts, the Arabic satellite channel Al-Jazeera reported today.  weiterlesen >>>


Landmine-laden Iraq dangerous for troops

(27.03.2003)

Millions might remain from earlier conflicts weiterlesen >>>


List of casualties (Iraq, UK)

(26.03.2003)

London (UK) - A British soldier was killed in action in Iraq on Monday, bringing the total British dead and missing to 19 on the fifth day of the war. It was Britain's first known combat death to Iraqi fire. Britain also said on Monday two of its soldiers were missing after their vehicle came under attack in southern Iraq. weiterlesen >>>


U.S. Marines Say Mines No Threat as They Eye Iraqi Border

(26.03.2003)

Camp Grizzly (Kuwait) - If U.S. marine tanks and infantry storm across the Iraqi border from Kuwait, landmines will not stop their march to Baghdad, officers say. weiterlesen >>>


Basra fighting intensifies: Iraq reports scores of civilian deaths inside

(26.03.2003)

British forces have said taking Iraq's southern city of Basra has now become a military objective in order to get humanitarian aid to civilians there. weiterlesen >>>


Marine Seriously Injured In Iraq

(26.03.2003)

A Marine staff sergeant from San Antonio was seriously injured after he stepped on a land mine in Iraq, family members said. weiterlesen >>>


Iraqi Minister Says 77 Civilians Killed in Basra

(26.03.2003)

Iraq information minister said on Sunday that U.S. and British forces seeking to seize the southern city of Basra had killed 77 civilians, most of them with cluster bombs. weiterlesen >>>


Aid efforts for Iraq stalled at border: President Bush promises humanitarian assistance soon

(26.03.2003)

Abdulay (Kuwait) - A Chinook helicopter works to lower a mobile bridge Sunday on the banks of the Shat Al Basra, near Umm Qasr, in southern Iraq. British Royal Engineers flew into the battle zone of Umm Qasr to build a vital supply bridge.  weiterlesen >>>


War on wheels: U.S. military convoy moves into Iraq

(26.03.2003)

The first people the U.S. military convoy met inside Iraq on Saturday were two shepherds in traditional Bedouin garb tending a small flock alongside a dusty desert track at dawn. weiterlesen >>>


Iraqi Use of Antipersonnel Mines Condemned

(26.03.2003)

The International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL) today condemned Iraq for using antipersonnel landmines at the outset of the conflict with the United States.  weiterlesen >>>


Red Cross Praises Landmine Elimination (Nicaragua)

(26.03.2003)

Managua (Nicaragua) - Nicaragua has so far eliminated 63 percent of the landmines planted throughout the country during the civil war in the 1980s, an effort praised by the Red Cross. weiterlesen >>>


Land mine explodes in Kabul, injuring two Afghans (Afghanistan)

(26.03.2003)

Kabul (Afghanistan) - A land mine exploded in the capital Kabul on Friday, injuring two Afghans, police said.  weiterlesen >>>


Italian group says US ready to use landmines in Iraq (Iraq)

(26.03.2003)

An Italian group on Wednesday charged that the US military was ready to use anti-personnel landmines in a war on Iraq, recalling that Washington reportedly has 90,000 such weapons stocked in the Gulf.  weiterlesen >>>


US military fears casualties on its long supply routes (Kuwait)

(26.03.2003)

As the pilots of the US army's elite helicopter division prepare here for their role in an air blitz on Iraq, support crew are preparing for what some military officials say is an even more dangerous journey. weiterlesen >>>


Use of landmines 'would break law' (Australia)

(26.03.2003)

Australia risked breaking humanitarian laws if it helped its allies unleash landmines as part of an attack against Iraq, the national director of the Australian Network of the International Campaign to Ban Landmines, Mercy Sister Patricia Pak Poy, said.  weiterlesen >>>


Conflict With Iraq: Special Forces Move to Counter Widespread Iraqi Land Mines (Iraq)

(26.03.2003)

Kuwait - A handful of countries refused to sign the 1997 international treaty banning the use of land mines. Among them: the U.S. and Iraq. Now, as U.S. troops prepare for war in Iraq, one of the world's most heavily mined countries, army commanders are scrambling to locate all the mines so they can be harmlessly detonated.  weiterlesen >>>


US mines await troops (Iraq)

(26.03.2003)

Allied troops invading Iraq will face millions of landmines scattered across the country - some of which were planted by US forces during the last war.  weiterlesen >>>


Helping people afflicted by war (Iraq)

(26.03.2003)

A Mine clearance specialist is preparing to enter Iraq on a post-war humanitarian crusade.  weiterlesen >>>


Kids suffer most from war; Disease, hunger, landmines await (Iraq)

(26.03.2003)

War in Iraq will cause untold misery for the country's children, many of whom are already suffering from malnutrition and the effects of poverty and deprivation, international humanitarian agencies say. weiterlesen >>>


Labour MPs attack Hoon after he reveals that British forces will use cluster bombS (UK)

(26.03.2003)

London - Geoff Hoon, the Defence Secretary, faced a torrent of criticism from Labour MPs yesterday after he revealed that British forces would use cluster bombs and depleted uranium shells in Iraq if necessary.  weiterlesen >>>


Australians soldiers under stricter rules of war than U.S. forces (Australia, USA, Iraq)

(26.03.2003)

Canberra - Australian troops in Iraq will operate under stricter rules of engagement than their U.S. comrades and will avoid use of land mines and cluster bombs, a defense spokesman said Friday.  weiterlesen >>>


Iraqi forces litter northern front with landmines (Iraq)

(26.03.2003)

Chamchamal (Iraq) - Iraqi forces have littered areas surrounding the key northern city of Kirkuk with thousands of landmines, raising fears for the safety for thousands of displaced Kurds who intend to return home in the aftermath of a US-British invasion. weiterlesen >>>


Ministers refuse to rule out use of cluster bombs (UK, Iraq)

(26.03.2003)

Cluster bombs and depleted uranium are likely to be used in attacks on Iraq, despite protests from Labour MPs and anti-landmine groups, it emerged yesterday. weiterlesen >>>


Millions of mines block allies' path (Iraq)

(26.03.2003)

Allied troops invading Iraq will face millions of landmines scattered across the country, some of which were planted by US forces during the last war, military officials said today.  weiterlesen >>>


US is criticized for its plans to use land mines with timers

(26.03.2003)

To deny Iraqi forces access to sites containing chemical or biological weapons, US military commanders have plans under certain scenarios to drop small land mines from warplanes around enemy weapons sites, preventing Iraqis from taking away or using dangerous arms. weiterlesen >>>


Millions of land mines a threat to coalition troops invading Iraq

(26.03.2003)

IRAQ - As they continue their advance in Iraq, U.S. and coalition forces must step carefully across a landscape riddled with millions of land mines.  weiterlesen >>>


Für britische Armee sind Streubomben und Uranmunition legitime Mittel

(25.03.2003)

Bern/Genf - Wie Presseberichte zeigen, will die britische Regierung im Krieg gegen Irak nicht auf umstrittene Waffen verzichten. So sagte vergangene Woche ein Sprecher des britischen Verteidigungsministeriums gegenüber der britischen Tageszeitung Independent, dass Waffen mit abgereichertem Uran und Streubomben (cluster bombs) "legitime Mittel" seien.  weiterlesen >>>


Beaufort Marines active in bombing

(24.03.2003)

Beaufort-based fighter pilots shaked and baked Iraq with a barrage of bombs Friday, including 1,000-pound dumb-bombs and cluster bombs that release 700 submunitions.  weiterlesen >>>


Irak-Krieg

(20.03.2003)

Tiefe Sorge um menschliche Opfer und politische Folgen weiterlesen >>>


Separatist rebels blow up bus in India's northeast, 6 killed (INDIA)

(17.03.2003)

GAUHATI, India - Suspected separatist rebels in India's northeast triggered a land mine Sunday which blew up a bus, killing six people and wounding 39 others, police said. The death toll could rise, with 10 of the injured passengers listed in serious condition, police said.  weiterlesen >>>


PRESS RELEASE

(14.03.2003)

German Relief Organisations warn of humanitarian disaster in Iraq-Minefields threaten floods of refugees  weiterlesen >>>


NATO says blast that killed its two soldiers was criminal act (MACEDONIA) SKOPJE

(11.03.2003)

Macedonia - NATO (news - web sites) said Friday that a powerful explosion which killed two of its soldiers earlier this week was a "criminal act," but that it did not know who was responsible for the blast. weiterlesen >>>


Five dead in landmine explosion in Bosnia

(11.03.2003)

SARAJEVO - Two women and three men from the same Bosnian Serb family were killed in northern Bosnia on Monday when a land mine left over from the country's 1992-95 war exploded, police said.  weiterlesen >>>


"Seeing" device to aid in landmine detection

(07.03.2003)

Hamburg - German scientists have invented a life-saving smart stick for mine-hunters that uses a powerful laser beam to tell the difference between a landmine and other metal objects buried in the soil. weiterlesen >>>


Clausthaler Forscher entwickeln "intelligente Minensuchnadel"

(07.03.2003)

Clausthal-Zellerfeld (dpa) - Das Räumen von Landminen könnte künftig deutlich ungefährlicher werden als bisher. Forscher der Technischen Universität (TU) Clausthal haben eine "intelligente Minensuchnadel" entwickelt. weiterlesen >>>


Vier Verletzte bei Explosion von Landmine in Mazedonien

(05.03.2003)

Skopje (Mazedonien) - Bei der Explosion einer Landmine in Mazedonien sind am Dienstag zwei NATO-Soldaten und zwei örtliche Zivilisten verletzt worden.  weiterlesen >>>


Three Afghan soldiers wounded in land mine blast in southern Kandahar (AFGHANISTAN)

(04.03.2003)

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan - Three Afghan soldiers were wounded when their pickup truck ran over a land mine during a routine patrol in southern Afghanistan, police said Sunday.  weiterlesen >>>


Another war, another round of land mines? (USA) WASHINGTON

(03.03.2003)

USA - While UN inspectors are searching for dangerous weapons hidden in Iraq by Saddam Hussein, they must also be wary of American weapons already lurking there.  weiterlesen >>>


Serb officer killed in blast (SERBIA-MONTENEGRO)

(03.03.2003)

BELGRADE, Serbia-Montenegro - One Serbian policeman was killed and two were injured when their vehicle drove over an anti-tank landmine in tense southern Serbia yesterday, Belgrade radio B92 reported. weiterlesen >>>


Landmine Incident Report. February 24th, 2003 (PAKISTAN) PESHAWAR

(03.03.2003)

Pakistan - Four people died in an anti tank mine explosion on February 24, 2003 when a pick-up was entering into Pakistan.  weiterlesen >>>


Authorities detain 12 tribesmen in investigation of land mine blast (PAKISTAN)

(03.03.2003)

QUETTA, Pakistan, - Paramilitary troops in southwestern Pakistan were questioning 12 men from a local tribe as part of a probe of a blast that wounded six soldiers when the jeep they were riding in hit a land mine, a government minister said Tuesday. weiterlesen >>>


Two motorcyclists killed in land mine explosion in southern Pakistan

(03.03.2003)

Two motorcyclists killed in land mine explosion in southern Pakistan weiterlesen >>>


Fighting persists in Chechnya, Georgia's Shevardnadze says some fighters may still be in gorge

(03.03.2003)

MOSCOW, Russia, Fighting persisted in Chechnya (news - web sites), with seven Russian servicemen killed and eight others wounded in rebel attacks and land-mine explosions in the previous 24 hours, an official in the region's Moscow-backed administration said Monday. weiterlesen >>>


Canada breached landmine treaty

(03.03.2003)

International law professor reports:Canada betrayed spirit and intent of anti-landmine agreement by allowing U.S. to plant mines around Canadian camp in Kandahar (AFGHANISTAN, CANADA)  weiterlesen >>>


ERITREA: Feature Sniffing out mines (ERITREA) SELALO

(03.03.2003)

Eritrea - Working upwind and almost at the full extent of her 10-metre leash, Sasha suddenly doubles back and excitedly begins to circle a particular spot. After scratching the ground for a moment she sits and looks back expectantly at her handler, who raises his arm and shouts "mine!" weiterlesen >>>


World has already destroyed 30 million land mines under treaty (SWITZERLAND)

(03.03.2003)

GENEVA, Switzerland - About 30 million land mines have been destroyed since a global ban on the weapons was agreed four years ago, the diplomat heading a treaty conference said Thursday. weiterlesen >>>


VENRO's position on the imminent military intervention in Iraq

(28.02.2003)

Many of the member organizations of VENRO provide humanitarian aid for people who suffer hardships by war and sanctions, which also includes the people of Iraq. With great concern we observe the preparations for war against Iraq.


VENRO-Positionspapier zur drohenden militärischen Intervention im Irak

(28.02.2003)

Viele der in VENRO zusammengeschlossenen Hilfsorganisationen leisten humanitäre Hilfe für die durch Krieg und Sanktionen in Not geratenen Menschen, u.a. auch für die irakische Bevölkerung. Mit großer Sorge beobachten wir die Vorbereitungen für einen Krieg gegen den Irak.


Greece acquires weapons from Germany

(28.02.2003)

- Including 23 Skorpion scatterable mine systems weiterlesen >>>


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