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In der Wüste entsteht eine aufsteigende Rauchwolke durch eine Explosion

Irak: 2 Jungen sterben durch Landmine

(19.10.2017)

Zwei kleine Jungen stoßen beim Spielen auf eine Landmine, diese explodiert und die zwei Brüder erliegen im Krankenhaus ihren schweren Verletzungen. Leider kein Einzelschicksal im Irak. (auf Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Das Danger Mines Zeichen mit Totenkopf und Schriftzug.

Iran: Entminer durch Landmine schwer verletzt

(17.10.2017)

Ein iranischer Entminer wurde bei der Explosion einer Landmine verletzt. Der Mann war Teil eines Teams, dass Minen an der irakischen Grenze räumte, die noch aus dem Krieg 1980-88 stammen. (auf Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Das Danger Mines Zeichen mit Totenkopf und Schriftzug.

Italien verbietet Investitionen in Streubomben-Hersteller

(12.10.2017)

Am 3. Oktober hat die Abgeordnetenkammer Italiens ein Gesetz zum Verbot von Investitionen in Hersteller von Streubomben verabschiedet. Das Verbot gilt für alle italienischen Finanzinstitute.  weiterlesen >>>


Das Danger Mines Zeichen mit Totenkopf und Schriftzug.

Sri Lanka: Landmine in Schule gefunden

(10.10.2017)

Bei Bauarbeiten im Garten der Schule hatten Schulkinder ein unbekanntes Objekt gesehen - und es der Schulleitung gemeldet. Ein großes Glück - denn wäre die Mine explodiert, hätte sie verheerenden Schaden angerichtet. (auf Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Eine Familie - in der Mitte der Vater, daneben drei Kinder, und rechts zwei Frauen, die sich beide die Hände vor das Gesicht halten

Bericht: Überall folgten uns die Bomben

(06.10.2017)

Handicap International veröffentlichte am 5. Oktober 2017 in Genf den Bericht: „Überall folgten uns die Bomben". Dieser zeigt, wie der Einsatz von Explosivwaffen in bevölkerten Gebieten die Menschen in und aus Syrien immer wieder zur Flucht zwingt.  weiterlesen >>>


Ein Mann in voller Schutzmontur kniet auf dem Boden und streichelt einen Hund

Mosambik: Minenfrei - und dennoch neue Opfer

(01.10.2017)

Eigentlich gilt Mosmbik als frei von Minen. Doch unentdeckte Landminen, die als Restkontamination gelten, und trotz aufwändiger Suche bisher nicht gefunden werden konnten, haben vor ein paar Tagen mehrere Menschen getötet. (auf Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Am Ende einer steinigen, wüstenartigen Ebene erheben sich drei Rauchwolken

Algerien: Komplett frei von Landminen

(28.09.2017)

Nachdem Algerien bereits in diesem Jahr die Räumung sämtlicher Landminen auf dem Staatsgebiet verkündet hat, ist nun der letzte Schritt unternommen: Sämtliche Lagerbestände an Landminen wurden vernichtet. (auf Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Im Vordergrund ein Danger Mines Schild im Hintergrund eine Schuhpyramide als öffentlichkeitswirksame Aktion

Myanmar: Handicap International verurteil Einsätze von Landminen

(25.09.2017)

Myanmar wird derzeit von Gewalt erschüttert. Die Regierung hat Landminen an der Grenze zu Bangladesch verlegt. Handicap International fordert ein Ende dieser Einsätze und Druck seitens der internationalen Gemeinschaft.  weiterlesen >>>


UN: States Urged to Support Swift Global Ban on Cluster Bomb

(20.10.2009)

Only Seven Ratifications Needed for Treaty to Become Binding International Law weiterlesen >>>


BEIRUT - Cluster-bomb clearing teams call for cash - U.S Ambassador gets explosive introduction to ousting old ordinance

(20.10.2009)

KFAR TIBNIT: The ambassador looks a little nervous. Crouching behind a boulder, she takes the detonator switch in her hand and presses its red button. A dull thud trembles the parched scrubland as a plume of grey smoke rises from up the hill. Jean Dunn, the new Australian ambassador to Lebanon, has only been in the job 10 days and is already blowing things up. Newly arrived in Beirut, she took a trip to the country's south on Tuesday to survey the mine-clearance work carried out by the Mine's Advisory Group (MAG).  weiterlesen >>>


United Nations General Assembly, 20 Oct 2009 - Divergent paths emerge as First Committee debates issues of cluster munitions, transparency of weapons sales, viability of international arms trade treaty

(20.10.2009)

Delegates Seek to Balance National Defence Needs with Devastating Humanitarian Impact of Cluster Munitions; Several Lament Absence of Protocol to 1980 Convention  weiterlesen >>>


AVIATION WEEK - Treaties Prompt Redesign Of Cluster Bombs

(18.10.2009)

International pressure is driving militaries to adopt alternatives to cluster bombs. The weapons are controversial because they leave unexploded ordnance (UXO) on a battlefield, where it can injure or kill civilians. Treaties may limit their use, and suppliers are looking at ways of adapting weapons to new requirements. These could include a shift toward unitary warheads, enhanced fuzes and fail-safe measures that eliminate UXOs. weiterlesen >>>


In zehn Jahren verursachen Landminen in der Türkei 580 Minenopfer

(18.10.2009)

Offiziellen Angaben zufolge starben zwischen 1993 und 2003 durch Minenexplosionen 580 Menschen.  weiterlesen >>>


Sri Lanka under pressure on resettlement issue

(18.10.2009)

The issue of clearing anti-personnel mines planted by the LTTE, the Sri Lankan army (SLA) and even the Indian Peace Keeping Force (IPKF) is fast becoming a diplomatic minefield for President Mahinda Rajapaksa. weiterlesen >>>


PAKISTAN - Army moves against militants in South Waziristan

(17.10.2009)

ADDA: The Pakistani army launched a three-pronged attack against Taliban stronghold in South Waziristan amid reports of roadside bombings and stiff resistance that left at least two soldiers dead and eight wounded. weiterlesen >>>


Menschen helfen Menschen - Auf eigenen Beinen stehen

(15.10.2009)

Velbert: Der Bosnier Dejan Zvizdalo (24) trat als Kind auf eine Landmine. In Velbert bekam er jetzt eine Prothese für ein leichteres Leben weiterlesen >>>


Afghan district chief, policeman killed in landmine blast

(11.10.2009)

Khost (Afghanistan), Oct 11 (IANS) The head of Shah Khil district and a policeman were killed when one of the landmines they were trying to defuse went off in Afghanistan's eastern Paktika province. weiterlesen >>>


UN - New Winds Blowing through the Halls of Disarmament, but Real Menace -' Small Arms, Light Weapons -- Destabilizing Societies Everywhere, First Committee Told

(10.10.2009)

As Long as Nuclear Powers Argue for Gradual Nuclear Disarmament Process, Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zones Are Most Feasible, Pragmatic Complement, Say Speakers weiterlesen >>>


Locals take comfort in 'holy work' of pulling mines from Afghan soil - 09.10.09

(09.10.2009)

KHOSHAB VILLAGE, Afghanistan - Their progress is slow, the sun is hot and the work is dangerous - but that doesn't seem to matter to the loyal Afghans who are working to restore their country's former glory. weiterlesen >>>


Bosnia, Croatia urged to step up mine clearance

(09.10.2009)

International campaigners urged Bosnia and Croatia on Thursday to step up efforts to rid their territories of land mines, which have killed hundreds of people in the two countries over the past 13 years. weiterlesen >>>


Guinea-Bissau: Mine-free farms for the first time since 1974

(08.10.2009)

BIGENE, 9 October 2009 (IRIN) - For 35 years, hundreds of villagers living in Suar in the Cacheu region of northern Guinea-Bissau have been too scared to cultivate the land around their villages for fear of landmines.  weiterlesen >>>


Minefield Mayhem - Fourteen years after the war ended in Bosnia and Herzegovina, mines continue to claim lives and cause serious injuries.

(08.10.2009)

This is not earning for living, it is working for death," said Habiba Omerdic, the mother of Senad Omerdic who was seriously injured during a recent operation to clear a field of anti-personnel mines leftover from the Bosnian 1992-1995 war. His colleague, Danir Delic, was killed. weiterlesen >>>


Albania completes mine-clearing process

(08.10.2009)

TIRANA, Albania -- Deputy Defence Minister Petrit Karabina announced on Thursday (October 8th) that Albania has cleared mines and other unexploded ordnance from its territory.  weiterlesen >>>


Afghanistan - Zwei Polen starben in gepanzertem Fahrzeug - Freitag, 09. Oktober 2009

(08.10.2009)

Warschau - Polen hat zwei weitere Todesopfer in Afghanistan zu beklagen. weiterlesen >>>


Goldstone und Israels Waffen - 8. Oktober 2009

(08.10.2009)

Völkerrechtswidrig eingesetzte Munition im Gazakrieg weiterlesen >>>


Anschlag auf spanische Soldaten in Afghanistan: ein Toter und fünf Verletzte - Donnerstag, 8. Oktober Uhr

(08.10.2009)

In Afghanistan ist am Mittwoch auf die spanischen Truppen ein Minenanschlag verübt worden. Das teilte gestern das Verteidigungsministerium mit. Dabei wurde ein Soldat getötet und fünf weitere verletzt. weiterlesen >>>


LEBANON - Cluster bomb menace stalks south

(07.10.2009)

BEIRUT: A 44-year old civilian was injured on Sunday in a cluster bomb explosion while working on his land in the southern village of Zawtar, the National News Agency reported.  weiterlesen >>>


Turkey - 34 children killed by landmines, unsolved bombings in four years

(06.10.2009)

Protesters, mostly children, walked down Diyarbakir streets on Saturday for Ceylan Önkol, who was killed by a mortar shell fired from an unknown location. weiterlesen >>>


"Krieg ist ein perverses Geschäft"

(06.10.2009)

Alfieri Fontanas Weg vom Minenkonstrukteur zum Minenräumer weiterlesen >>>


3 Colombians die in anti-personnel mine blasts

(05.10.2009)

BOGOTA - Colombian officials say three adults have been killed and two children wounded in two related anti-personnel mine blasts in the country's northwest. weiterlesen >>>


Laos calls on countries to ratify UN-backed pact banning cluster munitions

(05.10.2009)

Laos, which has suffered more from the deadly effects of cluster munitions than any other country, urges Member States to sign and ratify the United Nations-backed CCM. weiterlesen >>>


EU Report puts blame on both Georgia and Russia for 2008 War

(05.10.2009)

The nine-month international investigation into the 2008 war between Georgia and Russia stops short of assigning "overall blame" for the conflict, and faults both sides for contributing to the outbreak of hostilities. Both Tbilisi and Moscow are expressing selective satisfaction with the findings. weiterlesen >>>


Latin American States plot to eradicate Cluster Bombs

(05.10.2009)

Santiago, CHILE - Regional meeting held against weapon weiterlesen >>>


World Leaders push Cluster Bomb Ban forward in New York

(05.10.2009)

NEW YORK - Two new States sign and two further states ratify the Convention on Cluster Munitions weiterlesen >>>


Two fallen soldiers head back to Canada.

(05.10.2009)

KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan - The most senior Canadian to die in combat in Afghanistan and one of his young combat engineers began their long journey back to Canada Monday after a highly emotional ramp ceremony attended by more than 1,000 coalition soldiers. weiterlesen >>>


UN blue helmets help advance de-mining effort in southern Lebanon

(05.10.2009)

Hiniyyeh, Lebanon. Land cleared of mines by United Nations peacekeepers is returned to farmers and landowners  weiterlesen >>>


Roadside Bomb Kills 30 in Afghanistan

(05.10.2009)

Kandahar, AFGHANISTAN. An intercity bus crowded with passengers struck a roadside bomb in the contested southern province of Kandahar on Tuesday and exploded, killing 30 civilians  weiterlesen >>>


Colombian pilots get 31 yrs in prison for cluster-bombing civilians

(05.10.2009)

BOGOTA, COLUMBIA - A judge has found two Colombian air force pilots guilty of murder and sentenced them to 31 years in prison each for the 1998 cluster-bombing of a village that killed 17 people weiterlesen >>>


Roadside bomb kills three Pakistani military in Khyber

(05.10.2009)

BARA/PESHAWAR, PAKISTAN - Three Frontier Corps (FC) personnel were killed and as many injured as their routine patrol hit a landmine in the Bara subdivision of Khyber Agency on Sunday. weiterlesen >>>


Zwei Tote bei Explosion einer Landmine in der türkischen Provinz Sirnak

(03.10.2009)

Bei der Explosion einer Landmine im Südosten der Türkei sind gestern zwei Menschen getötet. Die Mine explodierte unter einem Kleinbus, der zur Versorgung einer Militärbasis eingesetzt war.  weiterlesen >>>


U.S. service members killed in the Philippines

(29.09.2009)

JOLO, PHILIPPINES - Two U.S. service members were killed in the Philippines when their vehicle rolled over a landmine Tuesday morning, according to military officials. weiterlesen >>>


Zwei US-Soldaten auf den Philippinen getötet

(28.09.2009)

Auf den Philippinen sind zwei US-Soldaten getötet worden, als ihr Fahrzeug über eine Landmine fuhr. weiterlesen >>>


Cartagena Summit: Less Than 100 Days to Go -- Are States Parties Ready?

(28.09.2009)

The Cartagena Summit on a Mine-Free World will be a highly significant event in the history of the Mine Ban Treaty. States Parties will review the status of the treaty and set out steps that need to be taken to create a mine-free world. The Summit will provide an opportunity to revitalize and reinvigorate our work on the treaty, and to recommit ourselves to the road ahead.  weiterlesen >>>


Einsicht in Paris

(25.09.2009)

Verzicht auf Splitterbomben  weiterlesen >>>


32 Schuhpyramiden für mehr Solidarität mit den Opfern - HANDICAP INTERNATIONAL DEUTSCHLAND

(25.09.2009)

Mit den Schuhpyramiden, die am 26. September in 32 französischen Städten stattfanden, zeigte die Öffentlichkeit Solidarität für die Opfer von Minen und Streubomben und erinnerte gleichzeitig den französischen Staat an seine Verpflichtungen. weiterlesen >>>


Produziert in Massachusetts ' Bombe schürt globale Debatte

(23.09.2009)

Textron versucht Streumunitionsvertrag zu Fall zu bringen. WASHINGTON - Laut Hersteller, Textron Defence Systems, ist die sensorgezündete Waffe (CBU 97/105) ein Wunder der militärischen Technologie. weiterlesen >>>


Waffenversteck in Presevo entdeckt

(22.09.2009)

Herkunft des Depots an der Grenze zu Mazedonien unklar  weiterlesen >>>


Made in Mass., bomb stirs global debate

(21.09.2009)

Textron seeks to quash cluster munitions pact weiterlesen >>>


Panzermine lag in Bachlauf

(20.09.2009)

Karlsdorf-Neuthard - Im ausgetrockneten Bachlauf der Pfinz beim Sieben-Erlen-See in Neuthard ist am Montagvormittag bei Baggerarbeiten eine Panzermine gefunden worden. Ein Bautrupp ist dort mit Renaturierungsarbeiten beschäftigt und baggerte aus diesem Grund Schlamm aus dem Bachlauf. weiterlesen >>>


3 Ausstellungen zum Antikriegstag im Düsseldorfer Landtag

(16.09.2009)

Drei Ausstellungen, die sich mit dem Thema Krieg und Kinder befassen, sind vom 1. bis zum 17. September 2009 im nordrhein-westfälischen Landtag in Düsseldorf zu sehen.  weiterlesen >>>


Landmine kills two Turkish soldiers: official (TURKEY)

(16.09.2009)

Two soldiers were killed and eight wounded Wednesday in eastern Turkey in a landmine blast blamed on Kurdish rebels, a local security source said. weiterlesen >>>


Landmine explosion kills civilian southeastern Turkey (TURKEY)

(16.09.2009)

A civilian was killed in a landmine explosion southeast of Turkey, said a security force on Saturday. weiterlesen >>>


One injury, one death reported in Yala (THAILAND)

(16.09.2009)

A female villager was seriously injured after stepping on a landmine on the way to a rubber plantation in the southern province of Yala this morning while an elderly man was shot dead in front of his residence. weiterlesen >>>


Swiss expert urges donor nations to help Tajik mine clearance efforts (TAJIKISTAN)

(16.09.2009)

LONDON, 13 August 2009 (BBC Monitoring Central Asia)Dushanbe, 13 August: In all, 12m sq.m. of Tajikistan's territory remains to be cleared of anti-personnel mines, the head of the Swiss Foundation for Mine Action in Tajikistan, Hartmut H. Thoms, has said in an interview with Avesta. weiterlesen >>>


Countries do little to help landmine victims: report (SWITZERLAND)

(16.09.2009)

Many countries which have signed the 1999 treaty banning landmines are failing in their obligation to help rehabilitate people wounded by the weapons, according to a report issued on Wednesday.  weiterlesen >>>


Sri Lanka's army hastens northern mine-clearing efforts so war refugees can return home soon (SRI LANKA)

(16.09.2009)

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka _ The army is boosting operations to demine former rebel-held areas of northern Sri Lanka so that hundreds of thousands of Tamil war refugees can be released from internment camps and return home to the region, the army commander said Thursday. weiterlesen >>>


Policeman killed, others injured in explosion in Russia's Dagestan (RUSSIA)

(16.09.2009)

LONDON, 17 August 2009 (BBC Monitoring Former Soviet Union) Makhachkala/Rostov-na-Donu : Early indications are that one policeman was killed and two more were injured in an explosion on the route of a patrol UAZ [car] in Makhachkala, Interfax was told at the press centre of the town's police. weiterlesen >>>


Policeman loses leg, police station fired on in Russia's North Caucasus (RUSSIA)

(16.09.2009)

A policeman was seriously injured after stepping on landmine in Chechnya, corporate-owned Russian news agency Interfax reported on 27 August. weiterlesen >>>


Landmine explosion misses troops, injures civilian (PHILIPPINES)

(16.09.2009)

A landmine exploded Tuesday and injured a civilian instead of the government forces who are the supposed target, military officials said.Captain Rosa Maria Christina Manuel, Army's 10th Infantry Division public affairs officer, disclosed the incident took place around 9:35 a.m. Tuesday in the village of Suawan in Marilog District, Davao City. weiterlesen >>>


AFP official condemns NPAs for continuously using landmines (PHILIPPINES)

(16.09.2009)

ZAMBOANGA CITY : A top military official has condemned the New People's Army (NPA) for its continued use of landmines as "it shows the NPA's inherent disregard to laws and international conventions banning the use of landmine in whatever form." weiterlesen >>>


Landmine kills five Pakistani soldiers (PAKISTAN)

(16.09.2009)

Five Pakistani soldiers have been killed in a landmine blast in the Taliban bastion of South Waziristan, a day after forces killed 33 militants as part of a week-old campaign in the Khyber Pass. weiterlesen >>>


Two kids killed in Tank mine blast (PAKISTAN)

(16.09.2009)

Two boys were killed when they stepped on a landmine planted in the fields by unknown miscreants in Gulimam, around 15 kilometres from here. The incident took place in the jurisdiction of Mulazai Police Station Wednesday evening. weiterlesen >>>


IED strikes kill 14 civilians in south (PAKISTAN)

(16.09.2009)

LASHKARGAH/ KANDAHAR CITY : At least 14 people have died in roadside bomb explosions in southern Afghanistan, which has witnessed an uptick in militant-linked violence in the build-up to the August 20 presidential and provincial council elections. weiterlesen >>>


Mohmand hideouts shelled (PAKISTAN)

(16.09.2009)

GHALLANAI: Security forces pounded suspected hideouts of militants in different areas of Mohmand Agency on Sunday. weiterlesen >>>


Two killed in landmine explosion near Dera Bugti (PAKISTAN)

(16.09.2009)

DERA GHAZI KHAN: Two people, including a schoolteacher, were killed in a landmine explosion near Dera Bugti on Wednesday night.  weiterlesen >>>


Israel's cluster bomb maps useless, says head of Army demining center (LEBANON)

(16.09.2009)

NABATIEH: The information provided by Israel concerning the locations of dropped cluster bombs during the summer 2006 war was useless, according to the head of the Lebanese Demining Center Brigadier Mohammad Fahmi. weiterlesen >>>


Landmine quest for brave Ramsbottom woman (LAOS)

(16.09.2009)

A woman took a break from her day job as an accountant to detonate four landmines in South East Asia as part of a clearance operation. weiterlesen >>>


MAG Iraq - July report (IRAQ)

(16.09.2009)

MAG Iraq DEMINING & CLEARANCE OPERATIONS:  weiterlesen >>>


Troops martyr 3 more innocent Kashmiris (INDIA)

(16.09.2009)

In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops, in their fresh acts of state terrorism, martyred three more innocent youth, two of them in Keran area of Kupwara and one at Sheikhpora in Rafiabad.  weiterlesen >>>


Maoist bandh hits 3 Bengal districts, Lalgarh deserted (INDIA)

(16.09.2009)

The indefinite bandh called by Maoists on Tuesday paralysed three districts of Bengal Â- West Midnapore, Bankura and Purulia Â- with tribal-dominated areas being the worst hit.  weiterlesen >>>


BSF jawan injured in landmine blast (INDIA)

(16.09.2009)

Jammu : A Border Security Force jawan was critically injured in a landmine blast at Keri sector in rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, official sources said today.  weiterlesen >>>


Croatian man killed in landmine blast: reports (CROATIA)

(16.09.2009)

A Croatian man clearing landmines was killed Sunday and another was seriously injured in an explosion in an area littered with explosives from the 1990s Serbo-Croatian war, media reported. weiterlesen >>>


Outrage over murders of Chechnya aid worker and husband (CHECHNYA)

(16.09.2009)

LONDON, 12 August 2009 (Guardian Unlimited) Assassination of Zarema Sadulayeva and Umar Dzhabrailov will pile pressure on Kremlin to stem wave of kidnaps and killings Human rights campaigners in Russia have expressed their outrage after a prominent aid worker and her husband were shot dead in Chechnya, less than a month after the killing of Natalya Estemirova. weiterlesen >>>


Land mine victims face bleak prospects: survey (CAMBODIA)

(16.09.2009)

PHNOM PENH, 4 September 2009 (Phnom Penh Post) Discrimination and poor education are among the factors preventing land mine victims from finding jobs, depriving many of access to basic necessities such as food, water and housing, according to a new survey of land mine survivors. weiterlesen >>>


MAG Burundi - June/July report (BURUNDI) LONDON, 14 Aug 2009 (Reuters)

(16.09.2009)

MAG Burundi On 19 June, MAG officially handed-over the report on the evaluation of PNB SALW ("Phase 1") to the Director General of the Police Nationale Burundaise (PNB), which was followed by a presentation of the survey conclusions and the way forward to the Regional and Provincial police authorities.  weiterlesen >>>


Belarus, Ukraine, Poland agree to create joint security system (BELARUS, UKRAINE, POLAND)

(16.09.2009)

Text of report by Belarusian state-owned Nationwide TV, on 4 September.Belarus, Poland and Ukraine are going to create a joint security system. weiterlesen >>>


EU to hold talks on landmine destruction project (BELARUS)

(16.09.2009)

MINSK, 27 August 2009 (BelaPAN) The Belarusian Council of Ministers has authorized Deputy Defense Minister Ivan Dyrman to hold negotiations with the European Commission on a landmine destruction project.  weiterlesen >>>


Three Azerbaijani servicemen strike mine (AZERBAIJAN)

(16.09.2009)

Three servicemen of Azerbaijani Army struck mine, APA's Karabakh bureau reports. weiterlesen >>>


Mine blasts in west of Azerbaijan (AZERBAIJAN)

(16.09.2009)

A mine blasted in the Fizuli region of Azerbaijan. weiterlesen >>>


NPA Clears Over 8,000 Square Metres of Landmine (ANGOLA)

(16.09.2009)

MALANJE, 10 septembre 2009 (Angola Press Agency/All Africa Global Media) -- A total of 8,354 square metres of land were de-mined in Utende village, Cangandala district,16 kilometres south of Malanje city (northern Angola), in August this year by the Non- Governmental Organisation, Norwegian People's Aid (NPA), Angop learnt Wednesday. weiterlesen >>>


Church Council Calls for Cooperation in De-Mining Process (ANGOLA)

(16.09.2009)

LUANDA, 31 August 2009 (All Africa) Luanda - The Christian Churches Council in Angola (CICA) urged the population to cooperated with institutions concerned with de-mining process, by denouncing the existence of suspected sites with explosive devices. weiterlesen >>>


Demining of Railways Complete (ANGOLA)

(16.09.2009)

LUANDA, 1 September 2009 (All Africa) -- Luanda - The process of demining of the Luanda, Moçamedes and Benguela railways is complete, Angop learned Sunday in Luanda, The information was released by the director general of the National Institute of Demining (INAD), Leonardo Severino Sapalo, who added the State demining operators involved in landmine clearing operations from January to June this year have responded to expectations. weiterlesen >>>


Demining Commission to Implement Statistics Projects(ANGOLA)

(16.09.2009)

LUANDA, 1 September 2009 (All Africa) -- The first phase for statistics assessment of landmines victims in Angola starts in september, the acting coordinator of the sub-commission for assistance of landmines victims, Elsa Neto, disclosed today. weiterlesen >>>


Mineclearing accident in Angola (ANGOLA)

(16.09.2009)

By Anna Arnfjord Christiansen A member of DanChurchAid's mine clearing staff in Angola, Antonio Maliti was working in a minefield in the village Chicololo in the eastern part of Angola, when an unintended explosion caused Antonio to loose all fingers on his right hand.  weiterlesen >>>


Anda Rehabilitates Over 400 Landmines Victims

(16.09.2009)

Luanda: At least 468 disabled people all victims of landmines were rehabilitated in the past two years with the support of the National Association of the Angolan Disabled People (ANDA). weiterlesen >>>


Two more Canadian soldiers die from IED strike in Afghanistan (

(16.09.2009)

Afghanistan - The deadliest foe facing NATO soldiers travelling the roads of this war-torn nation claimed two more Canadian lives Sunday.  weiterlesen >>>


Taleban report attack on foreign forces in Afghan east (AFGHANISTAN)

(16.09.2009)

[Taleban spokesman] Zabihollah Mojahed: A tank belonging to foreign soldiers was blown up by a landmine planted by the mojahedin of the Islamic Emirate in Musa Ghondai area near Maydan Shahr, the centre of Maydan-Wardag Province, at 0700 [local time] this morning. weiterlesen >>>


District chief among two killed in Kandahar blast (AFGHANISTAN)

(16.09.2009)

KANDAHAR CITY : A district chief was killed along with a tribal elder as their vehicle hit a roadside improvised explosive device (IED) in southern Kandahar province on Wednesday. weiterlesen >>>


Nearly 40 Taliban fighters killed during operations in southern Helmand province

(16.09.2009)

KABUL: Up to 40 Taliban fighters were killed during operations in various districts of southern Helmand province on Election Day, a police chief said on Friday. weiterlesen >>>


Taleban report attacks in Afghan east (AFGHANISTAN)

(16.09.2009)

[Taleban spokesman] Zabihollah Mojahed: According to details, a tank belonging to the foreign soldiers was blown up by a landmine when their military convoy was travelling in Sultankhel area of Sayedabad District of Maydan Wardag Province at around 1400 [local time] today. weiterlesen >>>


Three Afghan police killed, three injured in two separate incidents

(16.09.2009)

Konduz, Lashkargah: Three policemen have been killed and three others injured in separate incidents. Three police officers have been killed and three others injured in two separate incidents in Konduz and Helmand Provinces.  weiterlesen >>>


Comdr among three insurgents killed in Farah (AFGHANISTAN) KABUL,

(16.09.2009)

Three Taliban insurgents, including a top commander, were killed when the landmine they were planting on a roadside exploded prematurely in southwestern Farah province on Monday, an official said Tuesday. weiterlesen >>>


Taleban report attacks on US forces in Helmand Province in Afghan south

(16.09.2009)

LONDON, 27 August 2009 (BBC Monitoring South Asia) Explosions inflicted heavy casualties on American soldiers in Khanshin weiterlesen >>>


Military minds its mine studies

(14.09.2009)

The Sri Lanka School of Military Engineering has undertaken the task of producing hundreds of de-miners as resettlement of IDPs becomes a priority. Hiranthi Fernando reports on how this school prepares soldiers and officers for the dangerous task, Pix by M.A. Pushpa Kumara weiterlesen >>>


NGOs ask Slovakia to sign Convention on Cluster Munitions

(14.09.2009)

Amnesty International Slovensko along with the Cluster Munition Coalition, which has membership of around 300 organizations from eighty countries, have launched a national campaign to urge Slovakia to sign the Convention on Cluster Munitions, the SITA newswire wrote weiterlesen >>>


Over 800 anti personnel mines recovered

(14.09.2009)

Special Task Force troops recovered eight hundred and sixty-six anti personnel mines from the Alankulam area on Friday, the Army said weiterlesen >>>


(14.09.2009)

Colombia wants former rebels to help clear mines weiterlesen >>>


Land mine victims face bleak prospects: survey

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Double amputee Chhay Sorn, 47, who lost his leg in 1981 while serving as a soldier, begs along the riverside on Thursday. weiterlesen >>>


Report über Minenopfer lässt "Alarmglocken läuten"

(14.09.2009)

In Genf ist am Mittwoch eine Studie zur weltweiten Situation von Landminenopfern präsentiert worden. Zehn Jahre nach Inkrafttreten der Ottawa-Konvention zu Antipersonenminen zeigt sich die Lage der insgesamt 1.645 Überlebenden von Minenexplosionen weiter schwierig. 67 Prozent der Überlebenden sind demnach der Ansicht, dass ihre Bedürfnisse von den Staaten nicht berücksichtigt werden. weiterlesen >>>


Uno-Abrüstungskonferenz

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Atomwaffenfreie Welt "Frage der Vernunft" weiterlesen >>>


Roadside bombing kills 5 Afghan soldiers in East

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KHOST, Afghanistan, Sept. 3 (Xinhua) -- Five Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers were killed on Thursday as their vehicle hit a roadside bomb in Paktia province of eastern Afghanistan, an ANA spokesman in the province said.  weiterlesen >>>


Civilians killed and wounded by Taleban mines

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Rebels make Helmand a sea of landmines, targeting military and civilians.  weiterlesen >>>


Donors losing interest in demining Lebanon

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NABATIEH: The workers look fed up. Hundreds of them huddle on the low wall in the garden of their headquarters, bedecked in matching khaki uniforms. weiterlesen >>>


Ottawa-Konvention

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Minenopfer ohne Hilfe weiterlesen >>>


Central and South Asia

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Laotian bomb hunters weiterlesen >>>


Norwegens Pensionskasse verkauft aus "ethischen Gründen" Anteile an israelischer Firma

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Oslo will im Zusammenhang mit Sperrwall nicht "an ernsthaften Verstößen" mitwirken  weiterlesen >>>


Tausend Tote und kein bisschen Frieden

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KONGO Armee verkündet Sieg über die ruandische Hutu-Miliz FDLR im Ostkongo. Aber die Zahl der Flüchtlinge steigt immer weiter und nun sollen die Milizen frische Kämpfer in Burundi anwerben weiterlesen >>>