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Charity Wants to Stop Cluster Bombs

(25.10.2001)

LONDON, UK - The charity set up in memory of Princess Diana called Thursday for the United States to stop using cluster bombs in its military campaign against Afghanistan. weiterlesen >>>


OXFAM bittet um Unterstützung für TRIPS-Online-Petition

(25.10.2001)

Die Online-Petition zur Klärung der geistigen Eigentums- und Patentrechte innerhalb der WTO (TRIPS) findet im Vorfeld der WTO Ministertagung in Doha statt.  weiterlesen >>>


Mines Make Afghanistan A Landscape Of Danger: Munitions are peril to troops and refugees

(25.10.2001)

BOSTON, USA - PESHAWAR, Pakistan - As they enter Afghanistan, American troops may discover that the ground beneath their feet holds greater danger than the Taliban forces hunkered down in machine-gun nests or terrorist fighters dug into heavily fortified caves.  weiterlesen >>>


Tiger landmine attack kills seven in Sri Lanka

(25.10.2001)

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - At least seven army personnel were killed in northern Sri Lanka Wednesday when their vehicle was blown up in a mine blast carried out by Tamil Tiger rebels, the defence ministry said.  weiterlesen >>>


Seven die in landmine set by Indian Maoists

(25.10.2001)

NEW DELHI, India - Seven people, including six police officers, were killed Saturday by a landmine planted by suspected Maoist rebels in the lawless eastern Indian state of Bihar, police said.  weiterlesen >>>


Stopp von Streubomben in Afghanistan gefordert

(25.10.2001)

London (AP) Die im Namen von Prinzessin Diana gegründete britische Hilfsorganisation hat am Donnerstag die USA aufgefordert, in Afghanistan keine Streubomben mehr einzusetzen.  weiterlesen >>>


An army unit is conducting a relentless war, clearing Greece's borders

(24.10.2001)

ATHENS, Greece - Since 1954, the Land Mine Clearance Squad (TENX) has systematically cleared mines from practically every district in Greece. weiterlesen >>>


Land mine kills officers

(24.10.2001)

ATHENS, Greece - TWO ARMY bomb disposal experts were killed on October 15 when a land mine exploded as they were attempting to defuse it along Greece's border with Bulgaria, authorities said.  weiterlesen >>>