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Sri Lanka: Erst in zehn Jahren frei von Minen

(06.02.2012)

Die Vereinten Nationen schätzen, dass es mindestens zehn Jahre dauern wird, um alle Minen und explosive Überreste in Sri Lanka zu räumen. Allein in der Region Mullaitivu warten mehr als 6.700 Menschen, die durch den Krieg vertreiben worden sind, auf die Rückkehr in ihre Heimat. weiterlesen >>>


Afghanistan: Kämpfer gegen Nato-Truppen werden Entminer

(06.02.2012)

Halo Trust, eine britische Hilfsorganisation, bildet ehemalige Kämpfer der Taliban zu humanitären Entminungsspezialisten aus. (TV-Beitrag in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Alte Landmine tötet acht kambodschanische Bauern

(03.02.2012)

Eine Antifahrzeugmine, mutmasslich aus dem Bürgerkrieg in den 80er Jahren, tötet acht Bauern, zwei weitere werden schwer verletzt. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Mauretanien ratifiziert die Streubombenverbotskonvention

(02.02.2012)

Mauretanien hinterlegt seine Ratifizierungsurkunde bei den Vereinten Nationen und hofft, dass die Nachbarländer Algerien und Marokko seinem Beispiel folgen. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Minenräumaufgaben in Guinea-Bissau abgeschlossen

(01.02.2012)

Guinea-Bissau erfüllt seine Verpflichtungen als Mitgliedsstaat der Ottawa-Konvention über das Verbot von Antipersonenminen. Alle bekannten Minenfelder sind geräumt. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Die Menschen in Burma/Myanmar leiden unter Landminen

(27.01.2012)

Landminen werden in Burma/Myanmar von regulären Einheiten und Rebellengruppen eingesetzt. Neue Untersuchungen zeigen, dass 10 von 14 Regionen betroffen sind. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


"Gehen ohne Ängste!"

(27.01.2012)

Studierende in den USA zusammen mit dem Monongalia Art Center organisieren eine Kunstausstellung, um Bewußtsein über die Gefahren von Landminen zu schaffen. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Libanon: Streubombe verwundet jungen Mann

(27.01.2012)

Eine Streubombe, mutmasslich aus dem bewaffneten Konflikt im Juli 2006, explodierte in der Stadt Ansar und verwundete den 22-jährigen Mann Taleb Abdul-Monem. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Ten Russian servicemen killed in Chechnya (CHECHNYA)

(03.09.2002)

VLADIKAVKAZ, Russia, 1 sept 02 (AP)--By Yuri Bagrov Ten Russian servicemen were killed by rebel attacks or land mines over the past day in Chechnya ( news - web sites), an official in the Kremlin-backed Chechen administration said Sunday. weiterlesen >>>


Report: Russian forces use special equipment to kill rebels laying mines (CHECHNYA)

(03.09.2002)

VLADIKAVKAZ, Russia, 31 aug 02 (AP)-- By Yuri Bagrov Russian forces killed three Chechen rebels using special equipment designed to explode remote - Citing security officials in Grozny, the Chechen capital, the ITAR-Tass news agency said that three rebels were killed over the past 24 hours using the equipment, which is dubbed "Anti-Terrorist." weiterlesen >>>


Four Afghans Killed by Land Mines (AFGHANISTAN)

(03.09.2002)

BAGRAM, Afghanistan, 1 sept 02 (AP)--Two mines exploded during mine-clearing operations at Bagram Air Base on Sunday, killing four Afghans, the U.S. military headquarters in Afghanistan ( news - web sites). weiterlesen >>>


Rebel attacks and mine explosions kill nine Russian soldiers; bailiff shot dead in Chechen capital (CHECHNYA)

(03.09.2002)

VLADIKAVKAZ, Russia, 29 aug 02 (AP)--By Yuri Bagrov Rebel attacks and land mine explosions killed nine Russian soldiers across Chechnya ( news - web sites) in the previous 24 hours, an official in the Moscow-backed administration said Thursday, while police said the senior bailiff in the chaotic region's top court was shot dead on a street.  weiterlesen >>>


Sowjetisches Schicksal

(03.09.2002)

In Afghanistan droht USA militärisches Desaster. Kaum ein Tag vergeht, an dem nicht ein Überfall auf die US-Soldaten oder ihre Verbündeten stattfindet, Bomben und Minen Tote und Verletzte fordern. Bei der Explosion einer Antifahrzeugmine wurden zuletzt drei Afghanen getötet und 17 zum Teil schwer verletzt. weiterlesen >>>


Minenexplosionen in Afghanistan - Krankenwagen fährt auf Antifahrzeugmine

(02.09.2002)

Bei der Explosion von Minen in Afghanistan sind fünf Menschen getötet und 21 verletzt worden.  weiterlesen >>>


Im Zentralsudan proben die Bürgerkriegsparteien eine Waffenruhe doch an Versöhnung glauben nur wenige

(29.08.2002)

Die Rebellen des Südens legen Antifahrzeug-Minen, um den Vormarsch der Nordarmee zu behindern. Die Nordarmee setzt Anti-Personen-Minen gegen die Kämpfer des Südens ein. Die Sprengkörper gefährden seither auch die Zivilbevölkerung. Sechs Menschen wurden getötet als ein Traktor während der Aussaat auf eine Antifahrzeugmine fuhr.  weiterlesen >>>


5 Assam policemen killed in landmine blast (INDIA)

(29.08.2002)

GUWAHATI, India, 21 aug 02 (Times of India) - By P.P. Singh A bus carrying policemen from Barpeta to Mancachar was blown up by militants using a landmine in Assam's Goalpara district killing five policemen on the spot and injuring six others.  weiterlesen >>>


Bombs continue to claim Vietnamese lives in peacetime (VIETNAM)

(29.08.2002)

HANOI, Vietnam, 22 aug 02 (Xinhua) - Four people were killed and a fifth seriously injured when an American war-era cluster bomb accidentally exploded recently in A Luoi District of Vietnamese province Thua Thien- Hue.  weiterlesen >>>


Huge Russian Helicopter Crashes in a Minefield, Killing Dozens (CHECHNYA) MOSCOW

(29.08.2002)

A hulking Russian military helicopter, designed for 80 people but carrying at least 132, crash-landed in a minefield near the main military base in Chechnya on Monday, causing explosions that increased a death toll believed to be in the dozens, officials and news agencies reported. A number of soldiers apparently survived the crash only to activate mines on emerging from the wreckage.  weiterlesen >>>


One Iranian Killed, Two Others Injured in Landmine Blast (IRAN)

(29.08.2002)

TEHRAN, Iran, 17 aug 02 (IRNA)-- Landmine explosion in the western Iranian city of Oshnavieh near the Iraqi border killed a 22-year-old boy and seriously injured two teenagers on Tuesday, the Persian daily ***Aftab-e Yazd*** said Thursday.  weiterlesen >>>


Chile zerstört Minen aus der Pinochet-Diktatur

(28.08.2002)

Noch aus der Zeit der Diktatur des Generals Pinochet sind weite Flächen in Chile vermint. Nun hat die Regierung mit der Zerstörung der Minen begonnen.  weiterlesen >>>


Tschetschenische Rebellen verwickeln Russen in Gefechte

(21.08.2002)

Wladikawkas 18.08.2002 (AP) Bei Gefechten in Südtschetschenien sind in den vergangenen Tagen mindestens zwölf russische Soldaten ums Leben gekommen.  weiterlesen >>>


Angola: Report tallies land mine incidents January to June 2002 (ANGOLA) LUANDA

(20.08.2002)

Angola - A total of 97 land mine incidents were reported in Angola between January and June 2002, with the province of Huambo recording the largest number - 25.  weiterlesen >>>


Schwunghafter Handel mit Kalaschnikows und Minen

(19.08.2002)

Russische Soldaten plündern eigene Depots und verkaufen Waffen auch an tschetschenische Rebellen  weiterlesen >>>


Kabul Declaration

(19.08.2002)

The Kabul conference Building a Peaceful Future for Afghanistan: A Total Ban on Anti-Personnel Mines concluded on 31 July, adopting the following declaration.  weiterlesen >>>


Automobile with servicemen runs over landmine in Chechnya

(19.08.2002)

GROZNY, Chechnya, 6 aug 02 (RosBusinessConsulting)-- Grozny, Russia, Aug 06, 2002 (RosBusinessConsulting via COMTEX)According to preliminary data, 11 people were killed and seven were injured in today's terrorist attack in the Shatoy village (Chechnya). weiterlesen >>>


Landmines Serious Threat to Returning IDPs (ANGOLA) LUANDA,

(19.08.2002)

Angola, 30 july 02 (IRIN)-- An international demining agency on Tuesday called on donors to coordinate their funding for mine action in Angola with their aid for other emergency activities.  weiterlesen >>>


Rebels bomb kills 11 Russian soldiers (RUSSIA)

(19.08.2002)

MOSCOW, Russia, 7 aug 02 (CBC) - A landmine planted just outside a Russian army base exploded on Wednesday, killing 11 soldiers and wounding seven others, Russian media reported.  weiterlesen >>>


Explosions rock Chechen city, land mine explosion hits civilian bus

(19.08.2002)

(CHECHNYA) VLADIKAVKAZ, Russia, 13 aug 02 (AP)-- By Yuri Bagrov - Explosions rocked a crowded Chechen city street and a bus in the breakaway region's capital Tuesday, killing at least five people and wounding several others, officials said.  weiterlesen >>>


Two Killed, 19 Wounded in Kashmir

(19.08.2002)

Land mine Blast (INDIA) SRINAGAR, India, 14 aug 02 (Reuters)-- Two Indian soldiers died and 19 people were wounded when a bus carrying troops ran over a land mine in Kashmir ( news - web sites), police said on Wednesday, the eve of India's independence day celebrations. weiterlesen >>>


Over 90 landmine accidents reported in Angola (ANGOLA) LUANDA

(19.08.2002)

Angola, 14 aug 02 (Xinhua)-- More than 90 landmine accidents have been reported throughout Angola over the first six months of this year, the Angolan official news agency Angop reported on Wednesday.  weiterlesen >>>


Kashmir Land mine Blast Kills Two, Wounds 19 (INDIA)

(19.08.2002)

SRINAGAR, India, 14 aug 02 (Reuters) -- Two Indian soldiers were killed and 19 people were wounded when a bus carrying troops ran over a land mine in Kashmir, police said on Wednesday, the eve of India's independence day celebrations. weiterlesen >>>


Violence persists in Chechnya amid tension between Russia and Georgia

(19.08.2002)

(CHECHNYA) VLADIKAVKAZ, Russia, 12 aug 02 (AP)-- By Yuri Bagrov - Five Russian servicemen and two police officers were killed during the preceding 24 hours in Chechnya ( news - web sites), an official said Monday, while tensions between Russia and Georgia persisted over the breakaway region.  weiterlesen >>>


Forty landmines explode along Kashmir border (INDIA)

(19.08.2002)

NEW DELHI, India, 9 aug 02 (PTI) Ferozepur, 9 August: About 40 landmines planted by the army along the International Border went off accidentally Friday [9 August] evening, official sources said here.  weiterlesen >>>


DARPA Developing Minefield That Can Rearrange Itself (USA)

(19.08.2002)

ANAHEIM, USA, 12 aug 02 (Defense Week) - By Scott Nance - Robots in the U.S. military may not be restricted to automated airplanes, helicopters, and ground vehicles. In the minefields of the future, the mines themselves may be robots that throw themselves across minefields to confuse and confound an enemy.  weiterlesen >>>


Rebels Kill 11 Policemen in India (INDIA)

(19.08.2002)

BHUBABESHWAR, India, 11 aug 02 (AP)--Rebel groups claiming to fight for farm workers' rights killed at least 11 policemen Sunday in separate attacks in eastern India, police said. weiterlesen >>>


Rebel attacks and land mine explosions kill three in Chechnya / VLADIKAVKAZ

(19.08.2002)

Russia, 11 aug 02 (AP)-- By Yuri Bagrov - Rebel attacks and land mine explosions in Chechnya ( news - web sites) killed three Russian servicemen and police officers in the last 24 hours, an official in the pro- Moscow Chechen administration said Sunday.  weiterlesen >>>


7 security men killed in Indian blast (INDIA)

(19.08.2002)

NEW DELHI, India, 11 aug 02 (Xinhua) -- Seven security personnel were killed and several others injured in a landmine blast triggered by suspected militants near Gathalpadar village in east India's Orissa state Sunday morning, police said.  weiterlesen >>>


Four people killed, five injured in landmine explosion in Angola/LUANDA

(19.08.2002)

Angola, 9 aug 02 (Xinhua)-- Four people were killed and five others wounded in recent incidents of landmine explosions in Angola.  weiterlesen >>>


Russian Fear Chechen Raid on Grozny

(19.08.2002)

(CHECHNYA) VLADIKAVKAZ, Russia, 6 aug 02 (AP)-- By Yuri Bagrov - A radio-controlled land mine exploded under a truck carrying Chechen conscripts for the Russian army in southern Chechnya ( news - web sites) on Tuesday, killing at least 11 soldiers and injuring 30, seven of them seriously.  weiterlesen >>>


Land Mines Have Crippled Peace (ANGOLA)

(19.08.2002)

ANGOLA, 29 july 02 (African Church Information Service) - Angola remains the world's most impacted by land mines, which have killed 86,000 people and left thousands of one-legged Angolans hobbling around their country. Our special correspondent Paul Jeffrey reviews efforts towards uprooting millions of land mines.  weiterlesen >>>


Landmine's Casualties Grow In Kabul (AFGHANISTAN)

(19.08.2002)

KABUL, Afghanistan, 30 july 02 (Guardian)--Legs line the shelves and arms hang from hooks, each one a portrait, in molded propylene, of the human tragedy of Afghanistan.  weiterlesen >>>


Afghans to host landmine conference as toll rises (AFGHANISTAN)

(19.08.2002)

A major international conference on landmines opens on the weekend in Afghanistan - one of the world's most heavily mined countries -that will seek to highlight the devastation caused by a weapon that creates new victims in the country every single day.  weiterlesen >>>


Afghanistan tritt Landminenverbot bei

(06.08.2002)

Kabul (AP) Das afghanische Kabinett hat am Montag einem Beitritt des Landes zum Vertrag über das internationale Verbot von Landminen zugestimmt. weiterlesen >>>


Landmine tötet Zwölfjährigen in Kaschmir

(06.08.2002)

Muzaffarabad (AP) Die Explosion einer Landmine hat am Samstag in Kaschmir einen zwölfjährigen Jungen das Leben gekostet. weiterlesen >>>


10 injured in Jharkhand land mine blast (INDIA) DALTONGANJ

(31.07.2002)

Ten policemen were injured when militants of banned People's War Group triggered a land mine blast during searches by a police patrol in Jharkhand's Latehar district on Monday. weiterlesen >>>


Afganistan's Cabinet ratifies treaty banning land mines (AFGHANISTAN) KABUL

(31.07.2002)

The Afghan Cabinet on Monday approved full acceptance of the international treaty banning land mines, making Afghanistan ( news - web sites) the 126th country to join the pact, government television reported. weiterlesen >>>


Wissenschaftler im Minenfeld

(31.07.2002)

Wie Berliner Forscher mit Tests in Afghanistan die Effizienz von Minensuchgeräten erhöhen wollen  weiterlesen >>>


Bosnian logger dies after stepping on land mine (BOSNIA) SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina

(29.07.2002)

A Bosnian logger died after stepping on a land mine in a forest, police said Friday.  weiterlesen >>>


Four cops killed in Andhra landmine blast (INDIA) HYDERABAD

(29.07.2002)

Four policemen were killed and eight injured in a landmine blast triggered on Tuesday by outlawed People's War Group (PWG) in Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh in the first major strike by the Naxalite group after pulling out of peace talks.  weiterlesen >>>


Afghanistan will Landminenverbot beitreten

(29.07.2002)

Kabul (rpo). Die afghanische Regierung scheint aus vergangenen Fehlern zu lernen. Aus der Hauptstadt Kabul verlautete, das vom Bürgerkireg weitgehend zerstörte Land wolle dem internationalen Vertrag über ein Verbot von Landminen beitreten. weiterlesen >>>


Landmine explosion injures four commandos in southern India; communist rebels blamed (INDIA) HYDERABAD

(24.07.2002)

A land mine explosion in southern India killed four militant-fighting commandos and injured three Tuesday, and police suspect a Maoist group that broke off peace talks with a state government two weeks ago.  weiterlesen >>>


British sapper loses leg in south Lebanon land mine explosion (LEBANON) BEIRUT

(23.07.2002)

A British sapper's leg was amputated Saturday after being injured while trying to dismantle a land mine in southern Lebanon, security officials said.  weiterlesen >>>


Afghan Bus Hits Land Mine, 13 Die (AFGHANISTAN) KABUL

(23.07.2002)

A bus carrying people to a picnic area hit a land mine in central Afghanistan ( news - web sites), killing 13 passengers and injuring six others, a U.N. official said Sunday.  weiterlesen >>>


Turkish Soldier Hurt in Afghan Mine Blast (AFGHANISTAN) KABUL

(23.07.2002)

A Turkish soldier serving with the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan ( news - web sites) was slightly injured while helping to defuse land mines at Kabul airport, a spokesman said on Friday. weiterlesen >>>


Another child killed by landmine in Nicaragua (NICARAGUA)

(23.07.2002)

Nicaragua's ongoing fatal drama with leftover landmines took another life when an 8-year-old girl was blown apart in the country's north, police reported Thursday.  weiterlesen >>>


Mindestens 13 Tote bei Explosion in Afghanistan - Bus fuhr über Landmine

(22.07.2002)

Durch die Explosion einer Landmine sind in Afghanistan mindestens 13 Insassen eines Busses ums Leben gekommen. Wie die UNO in einer Erklärung mitteilte, wurden am Samstag sechs weitere Menschen verletzt, als das Fahrzeug über den Sprengsatz fuhr.  weiterlesen >>>


Jawan killed, two injured in blast at Poonch (INDIA)

(19.07.2002)

One Army jawan was killed and two others were injured critically when a powerful landmine exploded near LOC in Poonch district late last night, official sources said here todaon Tuesday.  weiterlesen >>>


Millions of Angolans face possible starvation (ANGOLA)

(19.07.2002)

An incident involving an anti-tank mine has raised new concerns about the security of the humanitarian operation in Angola.  weiterlesen >>>


War-time shell kills 3 in central Vietnam (VIETNAM)

(19.07.2002)

An anti-tank shell left over from Vietnam's civil war killed three people in central Quang Binh province as they were trying to salvage the metal, state-run media reported Monday. weiterlesen >>>


Two teenagers killed while planting land mine in Chechnya (CHECHNYA)

(19.07.2002)

Two teenagers were killed while trying to plant a radio-controlled land mine on the Argun-Gudermes road four kilometers from the village of Dzhalka in the Gudermes district of Chechnya. weiterlesen >>>


Two teenagers killed while planting land mine in Chechnya

(17.07.2002)

GROZNY.- Two teenagers were killed while trying to plant a radio-controlled land mine on the Argun-Gudermes road four kilometers from the village of Dzhalka in the Gudermes district of Chechnya.  weiterlesen >>>


Journalist wounded, three others killed in India-controlled Kashmir (INDIA)

(12.07.2002)

NEW DELHI, India - Four people, including two soldiers, were shot dead and a journalist was critically wounded in the last 24 hours in India-controlled Kashmir, the Press Trust of India (PTI) reported on Wednesday. weiterlesen >>>


Angola formally adheres to Ottawa Convention on landmines (ANGOLA)

(12.07.2002)

LUANDA - Angola, one of the world's most heavily mined nations, has formally adhered to the Ottawa Convention banning landmines, Angolan President's Office announced here Tuesday in a communique. weiterlesen >>>


Fighting On Ethiopia-Sudan Border (ETHIOPIA)

(12.07.2002)

ADDIS ABABA Ethiopia - Fighting has broken out along the Ethiopian-Sudanese border between the Ethiopian army and forces loyal to an armed separatist movement, the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF). weiterlesen >>>


Two people die in mine explosion on Tajik-Uzbek border (TAJIKISTAN, UZBEKISTAN)

(12.07.2002)

DUSHANBE, Tajikistan - Two men died in a land mine explosion on the Tajik-Uzbek border, security officials said Monday, as work to demarcate the frontier slowly got under way. weiterlesen >>>


Chechen Rebel Attacks Kill 11 (CHECHNYA)

(12.07.2002)

VLADIKAVKAZ, Russia - Rebel ambushes and land mine explosions killed 11 soldiers and police across Chechnya ( news - web sites) in the last 24 hours, an official in the pro-Moscow Chechen administration said Friday. weiterlesen >>>


Two French soldiers injured in Kabul mine blast (AFGHANISTAN)

(12.07.2002)

KABUL, Afghanistan - Two French members of the international peacekeeping force in Afghanistan ( news - web sites) were seriously injured Saturday while clearing mines near the Kabul airport, an official said. weiterlesen >>>


Afghan Kids Hurt by Mine Blast (AFGHANISTAN)

(12.07.2002)

BAGRAM, Afghanistan - Three Afghan children were slightly wounded when a land mine exploded Saturday near the main gate of Bagram air base, the U.S. headquarters for the war in Afghanistan ( news - web sites). weiterlesen >>>


Thousands of land mines are deadly threat for coalition troops, Afghan children alike (AFGHANISTAN)

(12.07.2002)

BAGRAM, Afghanistan - Twelve-year-old Bibisakia lost her left hand and suffered internal injuries. A 15-year-old boy named Ferooz lost his left leg from just above the knee. Two other Afghan boys also lost part of a leg. weiterlesen >>>


U.S. firm provides Cambodia detailed list of 1970s U.S. bombing runs (CAMBODIA)

(12.07.2002)

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia - A U.S. defense contractor Monday provided the Cambodian government with computerized information detailing thousands of U.S. bombing runs on Cambodia in the late 1960s and early 1970s, officials said. weiterlesen >>>


Six people lose hands in mine-clearing operation in Kurdish region (IRAQ)

(12.07.2002)

IRAQ, In Balakayati region, two foreign mine-removal organizations and a national mine removal organization are working to remove mines from fields and land.  weiterlesen >>>


Georgian frontierguards blew up while laying mines in the upper Kodori gorge of Abkhazia

(12.07.2002)

(GEORGIA, ABKHAZIA) SUKHUMI, Georgia - The peacekeepers office in Georgian-Abkhaz conflict zone informs that Georgian frontier guards blew up while laying mines in the upper Kodori gorge of Abkhazia. One died, another seriously wounded.  weiterlesen >>>


Indian Troops Begin Removing Mines From Kashmir Border Towns, as War Threat Eases With Pakistan (INDIA)

(12.07.2002)

JAMMU, India- India's army has started removing mines from parts of its border with Pakistan in a further sign that tensions over the disputed state of Kashmir are easing between the nuclear-armed neighbors, army officials said Thursday. weiterlesen >>>


'Astronomical Prices' Reportedly - Demanded for Maps of Minefields in Croatia (CROATIA) ZAGREB

(12.07.2002)

Croatia - Despite no public mention, there seems to be an informal market in the easternmost part of Croatia for maps and charts depicting fields that were heavily mined in 1991 by the Yugoslav Army. The so-called mine map dealers are selling these maps "below the haystack," while the prices range from a symbolic 50 euros per map, to astronomical prices for maps requested from Serbia. weiterlesen >>>


Bus triggers mine explosion injures 20 with one missing (AFGHANISTAN)

(12.07.2002)

JALALABAD, Afghanistan, A bus carrying passengers to an engagement party in eastern Afghanistan (news - web sites) hit a land mine Monday, triggering an explosion that killed two, injured at least 20 people, witnesses and local officials said. One boy was missing. weiterlesen >>>


Angst vor Minen im Monsun

(10.07.2002)

Indische Armee: Entschärfung vor der Regenzeit weiterlesen >>>


Drei Kinder bei Minenexplosion in Afghanistan verwundet

(08.07.2002)

Bagram (AP) Bei der Explosion einer Tretmine sind am Samstag drei afghanische Kinder in der Nähe des US-Stützpunktes Bagram verletzt worden. Die beiden Jungen und das Mädchen wurden mit leichten Verletzungen in ein Krankenhaus eingeliefert.  weiterlesen >>>


Rebellen töten elf russische Soldaten und Polizisten

(08.07.2002)

Wladikawkas (AP) Bei Rebellenangriffen und Minenexplosion sind in Tschetschenien innerhalb von 24 Stunden mindestens elf russische Soldaten und Polizisten getötet worden, wie die Behörden am Freitag mitteilten.  weiterlesen >>>


Indien räumt Minen an der Grenze zu Pakistan

(05.07.2002)

JAMMU. Die indische Armee hat in Kaschmir mit der Räumung von Landminen an der Grenze zu Pakistan begonnen.  weiterlesen >>>


Bomblets Not Toys, Children Warned

(03.07.2002)

KABUL, Afghanistan (Reuters) - The Red Cross has warned Afghan children not to play with unexploded yellow cluster bomblets dropped on Afghanistan by the United States last year and that resemble toys.  weiterlesen >>>


Between 4 and 5 million land mines planted in Angola (ANGOLA)

(01.07.2002)

LUANDA, Angola, Angola is one of the countries most affected by land mines in the southern African region with an estimated four to five million of these explosive devices and approximately 80,000 mutilated people. weiterlesen >>>


Three Indian soldiers killed in Kashmir landmine blast (INDIA)

(01.07.2002)

SRINAGAR, India Three Indian soldiers were killed Thursday by a landmine planted by suspected rebels in Kashmir, police said.  weiterlesen >>>


Rebel Violence Surges in Kashmir 19 Killed, 26 Hurt (INDIA)

(01.07.2002)

SRINAGAR, India - Nineteen people, including eight Indian security ( news - external web site) force members, were killed and 26 wounded on Thursday in fresh separatist violence in revolt-racked Kashmir ( news - web sites), police said. weiterlesen >>>


Doppelolympiasieger Cierpinski verhilft Ai Tu zu neuer Schule

(01.07.2002)

"Marathon gegen Minen" so lautet das Motto des diesjährigen Mitteldeutschen Marathons zwischen Halle und Leipzig am 1. September. "Die Gelegenheit, am Weltfriedenstag für das humanistische Anliegen zu werben, ist einmalig", sagt Doppelolympiasieger Waldemar Cierpinski, der als die "Seele" des bevorstehenden Lauf-Ereignisses gilt. Schon geraume Zeit engagiert sich der ehemalige Spitzensportler im Kampf gegen die tückischen Sprengkörper. weiterlesen >>>


Three Killed, 22 Wounded in Indian Kashmir Violence (INDIA) SRINAGAR

(28.06.2002)

Three soldiers were killed and 22 people wounded in two explosions on Thursday in India's revolt-racked state of Jammu and Kashmir ( news ' websites), police said. weiterlesen >>>


Up to 5 million land mines in Angola, government estimates (ANGOLA) LUANDA

(28.06.2002)

Between 4 million and 5 million land mines are spread across Angola and are killing or injuring about 60 people each month, the government says. weiterlesen >>>


Indian Writer Criticizes US for Continuing To Make Mines, Variants (INDIA)

(28.06.2002)

In 1988, the US set up a comprehensive plan to erase landmines after assessing the landmine threat in Afghanistan. This plan became the world's largest demining program knows as the Mine Action Program for US. Today US is the largest contributor to anti-landmine campaigns and rehabilitation measure for the victims. weiterlesen >>>


6 Army Officers Arrested in May 9 Blast (RUSSIA) MOSCOW

(28.06.2002)

Six military officers have been arrested on suspicion of providing attackers with the land mine that killed 45 people - mostly soldiers - during Victory Day celebrations in the southern town of Kaspiisk, Deputy Prosecutor General Vladimir Kolesnikov said Monday.  weiterlesen >>>


Land mine injures two UN peacekeepers in west (ERITREA)

(28.06.2002)

The Public Relations department of the UN Mission in Eritrea and Ethiopia, UNMEE, has said two peacekeepers were on Sunday, 23 June, injured in a land mine incident along the Om Hajer-Antore road [western Eritrea]. weiterlesen >>>


Itar-Tass news digest of June 24

(28.06.2002)

An act of terror against bodyguards of Chechen administration head Akhmat Kadyrov was committed in Grozny  weiterlesen >>>


INTERVIEW-U.N. envoy says Chechen kids run landmine gauntlet (CHECHNYA) MOSCOW, Russia

(28.06.2002)

Landmines are killing and maiming children regularly in Russia's rebel Chechnya region where half a million of the lethal weapons have been sown in eight years of conflict, a U.N. special envoy said on Monday. weiterlesen >>>


UN Observer, Eritrean National Wounded in Landmine Explosion (ERITREA) NAIROBI

(28.06.2002)

A United Nations military observer and an Eritrean interpreter were injured on Sunday morning when their vehicle detonated a landmine on a road 30 km east of Om Hajer. weiterlesen >>>


Angola

(28.06.2002)

Bis zu 5 Millionen Landminen noch verlegt weiterlesen >>>


Kleinwaffen außer Kontrolle

(28.06.2002)

Studie: Arsenale tragbarer Waffen vergrößert. Wachsende Zahl von Kindersoldaten als Konsequenz Die Zahl der weltweit im Umlauf befindlichen Kleinwaffen nimmt stetig zu. Das ist das Ergebnis einer jetzt von Schweizer Wissenschaftlern vorgelegten »Kleinwaffenstudie 2002«.  weiterlesen >>>


Pakistan continues to export terror mine

(27.06.2002)

New Delhi: Pakistan continues to 'export' and 'pass on' Anti-Personnel Mines, APMs to insurgent groups active in Kashmir and in the North East India, violating the Convention on landmines, say experts.  weiterlesen >>>


Lawyers Get First-Hand View of Explosives and Mine-Clearing Techniques (USA) NEW YORK

(25.06.2002)

Shearman & Sterling announced today that the firm has agreed to provide pro bono legal services to The HALO Trust, the organization that pioneered the concept of humanitarian mine clearance in Afghanistan in 1988. weiterlesen >>>


Over 300 wounded by mine blasts in Chechnya in 2002 (CHECHNYA)

(25.06.2002)

More than 300 civilians have been wounded in Chechnya by mine blasts since the beginning of this year, ITAR-TASS learnt on Tuesday [18 June] at the Republican Ministry for Civil Defence and Emergencies. In 2001, mine explosions wounded 1,875 people, 1,020 of them were hospitalized.  weiterlesen >>>


Five men injured in bomb explosion in south Lebanon (LEBANON)

(25.06.2002)

RASHAYA, Lebanon, Five Lebanese men were injured on Tuesday when bombs left behind by Israeli occupation forces exploded in southern Lebanon, security officials said. weiterlesen >>>


U.N.: More than half the land mine victims in Chechen conflict are children (CHECHNYA) MOSCOW

(25.06.2002)

More than half of the approximately 150,000 people forced from their homes during the current Chechen conflict are mothers and children, and some 3,500-5,000 minors have fallen victim to land mine explosions since the beginning of the first Chechen war in 1994, the top U.N. children's rights advocate said Monday. weiterlesen >>>


Das Geschäft mit dem Tod

(24.06.2002)

Aktionstage für ein Verbot aller Landminen - Handicap International fordert ein Verbot von Landminen - Protestaktion auch in Tübingen  weiterlesen >>>


PRESSEERKLÄRUNG

(17.06.2002)

Landminen: Bundestag kann sich nicht zu einem Verbot aller Landminen durchringen - Nichtregierungsorganisationen zeigen sich enttäuscht weiterlesen >>>


Die tödliche Gefahr lauert unter der Erde

(14.06.2002)

Aktionstag für ein Verbot von Landminen - Betroffen ist vor allem die Dritte Welt - Der Mann im blauen Schutzanzug kniet vorsichtig vor der tödlichen Gefahr. Mit einem Messer streicht er den Sand beiseite. Da liegt sie! Wie ein überdimensionaler Eishockey-Puck wartet sie einfach nur darauf, berührt zu werden: eine Landmine.  weiterlesen >>>


Minensuche ist Millimeterarbeit

(14.06.2002)

Bundesweiter Aktionstag gegen Landminen - Anschauungsunterricht auf dem Marktplatz. Zwei Minenräumer aus Afghanistan haben gestern auf dem Marktplatz vorgeführt, unter welcher Lebensgefahr sie in ihrer Heimat arbeiten. "Brot für die Welt" und Diakonie-Katastrophenhilfe setzen sich für ein Verbot aller Landminen ein.  weiterlesen >>>


Two policemen killed in landmine blast in Jharkhand (INDIA, PAKISTAN)

(13.06.2002)

RANCHI, India - Two police officers were killed and five injured Tuesday when outlawed rebels in Jharkhand triggered a landmine, police said.  weiterlesen >>>


Gegen "Miff" und "Muspa"

(13.06.2002)

Aktionswoche des Deutschen Initiativkreises für das Verbot von Landminen - Kundgebung am Stachus: Handicap International kämpft für Verbot von Landminen  weiterlesen >>>


Explosive Suche im Frankfurter Stadtwald

(12.06.2002)

Aktionswoche des Deutschen Initiativkreises für das Verbot von Landminen - Schwanheim. Für den afghanischen Minenräumer Fazel Rabi war es nichts Außergewöhnliches: Mit einem Metalldetektor untersuchte er den Boden nach explosivem Material und grub liegend nach dem Piepsen des Gerätes vorsichtig mit dem Messer eine Mine aus, die gestern allerdings nur zu Demonstrationszwecken versteckt worden war. Anschließend wurde sie mit 100 Gramm Sprengstoff vernichtet. weiterlesen >>>


Demonstrationszug gegen Landminen

(12.06.2002)

Aktionswoche des Deutschen Initiativkreises für das Verbot von Landminen - Für ein Verbot aller Landminen macht sich die Behinderten- Hilfsorganisation Handicap International in Kooperation mit dem Münchner Friedensbündnis bei einem Aktionstag stark.  weiterlesen >>>