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Der Moment als der Bagger mit seinem Greifarm die Explosion auslöst.

Chile: Video - Gepanzerter Bagger bringt Anti-Fahrzeug-Mine zum Explodieren

(19.06.2017)

Ein Video des chilenischen Verteidigungsministerium zeigt, wie ein Bagger eine schwere Explosion auslöst. Sein Insasse wird heftig durchgeschüttelt, mehr passiert ihm aber nicht. Anti-Fahrzeug-Minen sind im Gegensatz zu Anti-Personen-Minen nicht durch das internationale Landminenverbot verboten - obwohl sie von zivilen Fahrzeugen ausgelöst werden können und sogar von Menschen. (Video auf Spanisch) weiterlesen >>>


Tunesien: Schäferin stirbt durch Landmine

(17.06.2017)

Eine Schäferin ist in Tunesien gestorben, als sie mit ihrer Herde in ein militärisches Sperrgebiet eindrang und dort auf eine Mine trat, die vermutlich Extremisten verlegt hatten. (auf Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


In einer Schwimmhalle sprint jemand ins Wasser

Afghanistan: Minenüberlebender will zu den Paralympics

(15.06.2017)

Ein siebzehnjähriger Afghane hat ein Ziel: er will bei den Paralympics in Tokyo sein Land als Athlet vertreten - und somit anderen Überlebenden von Unfällen mit explosiven Kriegsresten ein Vorbild sein und Hoffnung geben. (Video auf Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Ein junges Mädchen geht durch einen Gang und stützt sich auf einem Rollator aus. Ihr rechtes Bein fehlt.

Irak: Widad wurde bei der Flucht aus Mossul durch eine Landmine schwer verletzt

(14.06.2017)

Widad wurde im April 2017 bei der Explosion einer Landmine verletzt, als sie aus Mossul fliehen wollte. Den Ärzten blieb nichts anderes übrig, als ihr Bein zu amputieren. Nun wird sie im Krankenhaus von Hamdaniyah behandelt, wo ein Physiotherapeut von Handicap International sie regelmäßig besucht und versorgt. weiterlesen >>>


Ein zerstörtes Gebäude in einer Winterumgebung

Urkaine: Österreicht stellt 1 Million Euro für Räumung zur Verfügung

(10.06.2017)

Der Konflikt in der Ukraine am Rande Europas hat nicht nur bereits tausende Tote gefordert - er führt auch zu unzähligen explosiven Kriegsreste. Für deren Räumung hat die österreichische Regierung nun 1 Mio. Euro zur Verfügung gestellt. weiterlesen >>>


Kenia: Drei Menschen sterben bei Explosion eines improvisierten Sprengsatzes

(08.06.2017)

Drei Mitarbeitende einer lokalen Nichtregierungsorganisation sind laut Medienangaben gestorben, als ihr Fahrzeug über einen Sprengsatz fuhr, der wie eine Landmine funktionierte und nach der Berührung explodierte. (auf Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Eine wüstenähnliche Landschaft. In der Mitte einige Menschen, die von der Kamera weggehen.

Sudan: Provinz Red Sea State minenfrei

(06.06.2017)

Mit der finanziellen Unterstützung Italiens konnte die sudanesische Provinz nun von Minen und anderen explosiven Kriegsresten befreit werden. (auf Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Ein Strand auf Birsay

Schottland: Landmine aus 2. Weltkrieg am Strand in Orkney entdeckt

(04.06.2017)

An einem Strand des schottischen Arichpels Orkney wurde eine Landmine aus dem zweiten Weltkrieg entdeckt. Der Fund zeigt, wie lange Landminen ein Gefahr darstellen können.  weiterlesen >>>


HRW urges MENA states to sign cluster munitions treaty (Middle East and North Africa)

(26.01.2009)

CAIRO: Governments of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) should sign the new international treaty banning cluster munitions, Human Rights Watch said Monday.  weiterlesen >>>


Last batch of Ethiopian troops leave Somalia (Somalia)

(26.01.2009)

Ethiopian troops ride on a military truck as they leave Somalia's capital Mogadishu, January 13, 2009. The last batch of soldiers left Baidoa town on Monday. REUTERS  weiterlesen >>>


MIDDLE EAST: In wake of Gaza war, refusal to OK cluster bombs ban (Middle East)

(26.01.2009)

There is so much talk in the region on the use of weapons that endanger civilians, especially after the recent Gaza conflict.  weiterlesen >>>


HRW calls on Mideast states to ban cluster weapons (Middle East)

(26.01.2009)

BEIRUT, Lebanon: Human Rights Watch says Middle East and North Africa governments should sign a new international treaty banning cluster weapons. weiterlesen >>>


Middle East and North Africa: Sign treaty banning cluster weapons (MENA)

(25.01.2009)

Lebanon and Tunisia Are Only Nations in Region to Sign  weiterlesen >>>


Heimtückische Waffen und ihre Opfer (Deutschland)

(25.01.2009)

Pfarrer Roland Kühne (l.) und Thomas Küchenmeister vom Aktionsbündnis eröffneten gestern die Anti-Landminen-Ausstellung in Kempen.  weiterlesen >>>


Field Update on Gaza from the Humanitarian Coordinator 24 - 26 Jan 2009 as of 17:00 (Middle East)

(25.01.2009)

The cease-fire, implemented unilaterally by Israel on 18 January, and later the same day by Hamas and other Palestinian factions, continues to hold. The cease-fire followed twenty-two days of bombardment by land, sea and air which left over 1,300 Palestinians dead and over 5,000 injured. Many of the injured will require long-term treatment.  weiterlesen >>>


Time for U.S. to move beyond dependence on military might (US)

(25.01.2009)

For the historic inauguration of America's first black president, I was in Atlanta to visit the birthplace of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. With President Barack Obama now in office, I feel we've taken one step closer to his dream of a world without racial barriers. However, Dr. King had one other great goal: the end of violence. And because we live in a world currently awash with violence, I hope the new president will start working to achieve Dr. King's other dream. weiterlesen >>>


"Sri Lanka : 2009 bis jetzt mindestens 139 Zivilisten tot' erneut Journalist angegriffen" (Sri Lanka)

(24.01.2009)

Es gibt offizielle Angaben des Regierungsbeamten für Mullaithivu, der von beinahe 100 getöteten Zivilisten spricht seit dem Wochenende.  weiterlesen >>>


Explosives Erbe des Krieges ' Kirchen initiieren Ausstellung zum zivilgesellschaftlichen Engagement gegen Landminen und Streumunition

(24.01.2009)

(Berlin/Kempen 23.01.09) Die Ausstellung "Explosives Erbe des Krieges", die am 25.1.09 in Kempen (NRW) eröffnet wird, dokumentiert die Arbeit von Aktionsbündnis Landmine.de und zeigt dessen Erfolge auf, verweist aber auch auf verbleibende Herausforderungen.  weiterlesen >>>


U.S. concludes ratification of convention on conventional weapons (US)

(24.01.2009)

WASHINGTON, Jan. 23 (Xinhua) -- The United States has finished its ratification of the Convention on Conventional Weapons (CCW), following the Obama administration ratified three protocols and an amendment of the convention.  weiterlesen >>>


Extending a hand to Cambodia (Cambodia)

(23.01.2009)

On January 7, 1979, Vietnamese forces rolled into Phnom Penh, deposing Pol Pot and sending his genocidal Khmer Rouge regime fleeing westward. Thirty years later, Australians are helping to rebuild the nation. weiterlesen >>>


Cluster Bomb Wounds MAG Deminer (Lebanon)

(23.01.2009)

Beirut -A cluster bomb left over from the Israel-Hizbullah war in 2006 wounded a member of the demining team Mine Action Group (MAG) in south Lebanon on Friday. weiterlesen >>>


Russland/Georgien: Verletzung des Kriegsrechts durch alle Parteien in Südossetien (Caucasus)

(23.01.2009)

Beide Regierungen sollen Menschenrechtsverletzungen verfolgen und die Rückkehr Vertriebener ermöglichen weiterlesen >>>


Five soldiers injured in claymore mine attack (Sri Lanka)

(22.01.2009)

A claymore mine was exploded targeting an army foot at Vandaramulla in Batticaloa on Thursday night injuring five men, the Media Centre for National security said.  weiterlesen >>>


UNICEF rehabilitating learning centres for adolescents in Gaza (Middle East)

(22.01.2009)

JERUSALEM, 23 January 2009 ' The recent and extreme levels of conflict in Gaza have affected the lives of 840,000 children and young people. Many have lost their schools, health facilities, play areas and even neighbourhoods, which have been destroyed in the violence.  weiterlesen >>>


ISRAEL UNLEASHES "DIME BOMB" (Middle East)

(22.01.2009)

Doctors in Gaza Treating Mystery Injuries Caused By Horrifying Weapon weiterlesen >>>


Army a step ahead of Tamil attacks (Sri Lanka)

(21.01.2009)

SECURITY forces in Sri Lanka have foiled a spate of terrorist attacks planned by Tamil Tiger insurgents, the army's military spokesman says. weiterlesen >>>


Pakistan most violent nation: Report (Pakistan)

(21.01.2009)

Senseless violence consumes at least one life every hour in Pakistan. This has been revealed in the annual report of the 'Pakistan Institute for Peace Studies' (PIPS). weiterlesen >>>


Breadwinners blighted by legacy of decades-old war in Laos (Laos)

(21.01.2009)

Ta Duangchom was out fetching food in southern Laos with his two young sons when a cluster bomb exploded in front of him and left him with no arms and just one eye. Now the 39-year-old farmer finds it almost impossible to support his wife and seven children. weiterlesen >>>


TAMILNET DOES IT AGAIN -- THE MYTH (Sri Lanka)

(21.01.2009)

On the 30th of November 2008, 3 days before 92 countries signed a treaty banning the use of Cluster Munitions in Oslo.. the Pro-LTTE online news site, Tamilnet.com, released the following article (A). The article was accompanied with the following pictures, alleging to be the remains of the empty casing from a Cluster Bomb, and was cited as being definite evidence that the SLAF employ Cluster Bombs. weiterlesen >>>


Last IDF troops leave Gaza Strip (Middle East)

(21.01.2009)

Israel News -Israeli military pulls out of Strip Tuesday night, but forces remain on high alert along border in case Hamas violates ceasefire. Security sources believe calm will prevail in near future as Hamas reconstructs infrastructure  weiterlesen >>>


Legacy of War - Laos

(20.01.2009)

Laos is the most bombed country in history. Between 1966 and 1973, pilots in the US' "Secret War" dropped loads of anti-personnel cluster bombs and massive ordnance at a rate of every eight minuteswith the aim of disrupting the Ho Chi Minh trail. weiterlesen >>>


Field Update on Gaza from the Humanitarian Coordinator 20 - 21 Jan 2009 as of 17:00 (Middle East)

(20.01.2009)

The cease-fire, implemented unilaterally by Israel on 18 January, and later the same day by Hamas and other Palestinian factions, continues to hold. Israel withdrew the last of its forces in the early hours of 21 January. Israeli troops are now deployed along the Gaza Strip border. The cease-fire followed twenty-three days of bombardment by land, sea and air which left over 1,300 Palestinians dead and over 5,000 severely injured. Extensive destruction has been caused to homes and public infrastructure throughout the Gaza Strip, with many families losing their entire possessions.  weiterlesen >>>


China's National Defense in 2008 (China)

(20.01.2009)

XIV. Arms Control and Disarmament  weiterlesen >>>


4 STF commandos killed in landmine attack in Ampaa'rai (Sri Lanka)

(20.01.2009)

Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) combatants triggered a landmine Monday around 4:40 p.m targeting a vehicle carrying Special Task Force (STF) commandos, killing four of them, in Kanchchikudichchaa'ru jungle in Ampaa'rai district, LTTE sources in Ampaa'rai district.  weiterlesen >>>


Mogadishu violence claims 19 lives (Somalia)

(20.01.2009)

Clashes between Somali government soldiers and rebels have reportedly killed 19 people amid fears of more violence following Ethiopia's pullout.  weiterlesen >>>


CNIDAH prioritises clearance and demining works along roadside (Angola)

(20.01.2009)

Ondjiva - The National Inter-sectorial Demining and Humanitarian Assistance Commission (CNIDAH) in the southern Cunene Province, has set as priority for 2009, the clearance and demining works along the roadside of several streets, to contribute to the boosting of agriculture and cattle raising in the region, as well as to facilitate the movement of people and goods. weiterlesen >>>


Four Maoist rebels arrested in Jharkhand (India)

(20.01.2009)

Ranchi, Jan 20 (IANS) Four rebels of the banned Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) were arrested from two places in Jharkhand Tuesday, the police said. weiterlesen >>>


Somalia: Peacekeepers' APC comes under explosion (Somalia)

(19.01.2009)

A convoy of the Ugandan peacekeepers troops in the Somali capital Mogadishu has come under explosion in the early hours of Tuesday morning.  weiterlesen >>>


Obama feiern (Deutschland)

(19.01.2009)

Präsidentenwechsel: Irakischer Künstler verabschiedet Bush, Barack Obama wird im Amerika Haus begrüßt weiterlesen >>>


Fünf Polizisten bei Anschlag im Osten Indiens getötet (India)

(18.01.2009)

Bei einem Bombenanschlag im ostindischen Bundesstaat Jharkhand sind mindestens fünf Polizisten getötet worden. weiterlesen >>>


Somaliland: Parliamanet Passes Anti-Mines Law (Somaliland)

(17.01.2009)

(Somalilandpress, Jan 18th, 2008)After long discussions, Somaliland Parliament has finally passed anti-mines law presented by the parliament's interior committee. Before the voting started, Mr. Abdiqadir Jirde who is an expert on the mines gave a speech about the mines and the new law itself.  weiterlesen >>>


Colombia Army Finds FARC Landmine Factory (Colombia)

(17.01.2009)

BOGOTA -- Soldiers seized nearly half a ton of explosives and dozens of landmines from a Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, factory, but no one was arrested, the army said Sunday.  weiterlesen >>>


Six policemen killed in Jharkhand landmine blast (India)

(17.01.2009)

RANCHI (Reuters) - Six policemen were killed in a landmine blast set off by suspected Maoist insurgents in Jharkhand on Saturday, police said. weiterlesen >>>


Somalia: 5 Ethiopian soldiers 4 Somali militiamen killed (Somalia)

(16.01.2009)

The insurgents in the southern town of Bardhere in Gedo region have on Saturday night attacked Somalia militiamen backed by Ethiopian troops in the suburbs of Bardhere district roughly 1KM from town airstrip where the two forces erected a temporary base.  weiterlesen >>>


Rebels kill five cops in ambush (India)

(16.01.2009)

Ranchi, Jan. 17: Maoists killed Manika police station in-charge Kamal Chand Prasad and five of his associates in a daylight ambush today near Domohani village in Latehar district.  weiterlesen >>>


Weißer Phosphor, keine Bilder (Nahost)

(15.01.2009)

BLOCKADEBRECHER "AL DJASIRA" Den Bürgern im Westen werden bei diesem Krieg viele Eindrücke und Informationen vorenthalten  weiterlesen >>>


Somalia: Blast Kills Six People in Bardhere Town (Sri Lanka)

(14.01.2009)

Mogadishu - At least 6 people have been killed and 2 others have been wounded in Bardhere town southwest Somalia when a blast targeted a car of a militia commander, witnesses told radio Shabelle on Thursday weiterlesen >>>


Global Dinner, deutsche Waffen (Deutschland)

(14.01.2009)

Global Dinner. Wenn die "AG Globale Gerechtigkeit" an der Uni Regensburg dazu einlädt und sich die Besucher per Platzkarten in der FH-Mensa niederlassen, ist dieser Name Programm.  weiterlesen >>>


Rockets damage boundary wall, landmine hurts two (Pakistan)

(14.01.2009)

DERA MURAD JAMALI, Jan 15 (APP): Rockets fired by unknown miscreants slightly damaged boundary walls of a security force camp in Dera Bugti Thursday, officials said. weiterlesen >>>


Das Erbe des »geheimen Kriegs« (Laos)

(13.01.2009)

Laos ist das am meisten durch Streubomben gepeinigte Land der Welt weiterlesen >>>


India Approaches US for 40,000 Cluster Bombs: NGO (India)

(13.01.2009)

Srinagar, Jan 14, KONS: In the wake of the Mumbai attacks, India has requested the United States for the sale of 40,000 cluster bombs for its arsenal.  weiterlesen >>>


Statement by Ambassador Norihiro Okuda (Japan)

(13.01.2009)

Chargé d'affaires, Permanent Mission of Japan On Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict  weiterlesen >>>


Time runs short for deminers working in south Lebanon (Lebanon)

(12.01.2009)

BEIRUT: Mine- and cluster-bomb clearance teams in Lebanon are facing a funding crisis that could leave millions of square meters of land in the south of the country with no prospect of being cleared of dangerous explosives.  weiterlesen >>>


Cluster Bomb Treaty and the World´s Unfinished Business (World)

(12.01.2009)

The United States, Russia and China are sending a terrible message to the rest of the world by refusing to take part in the historic signing of a treaty that bans the production and use of cluster bombs. weiterlesen >>>


De-mining agency: Afghanistan to be mine-free within 5 years (Afghanistan)

(12.01.2009)

KABUL, Jan. 12 (Xinhua) -- Afghanistan would be cleared of mines within the next five years, Haider Riza, head of a de-mining agency Mine Action Center for Afghanistan said Monday.  weiterlesen >>>


500 Millionen Dollar für Minenräumung (Afghanistan)

(12.01.2009)

Afghanistan benötigt nach Einschätzungen der Vereinten Nationen 500 Millionen Dollar für sein Minenräumprogramm. Nach jahrzehntelangen Kriegen ist Afghanistan eines der weltweit am stärksten mit Landminen belasteten Länder. weiterlesen >>>


Marine killed in Afghanistan blast (Afghanistan)

(12.01.2009)

A PLYMOUTH-based Royal Marine has been killed in an explosion in Afghanistan. weiterlesen >>>


More funds needed to rid Afghanistan of mines-UN Mon (Afghanistan)

(12.01.2009)

KABUL, Jan 12 (Reuters) - Afghanistan will not be able to reach its goal of being free from landmines and unexploded bombs by March 2013 unless urgent funding is received, the United Nations said on Monday. weiterlesen >>>


Medizin-Wunder Dieser Soldat verlor beide Beine ' jetzt ist er Spitzenathlet! (UK)

(11.01.2009)

Keuchend lag Derek Derenalagi (33) in Afghanistan in einer Blutlache. Eine Taliban-Mine hatte sein rechtes Bein abgerissen! In Todesangst sprach der britische Soldat ein kurzes Gebet. "Lieber Gott, wenn du willst, dass ich anderen Menschen Mut machen kann, dann lass mich leben!"  weiterlesen >>>


Isental-Autobahn: Minensucher bereiten den Boden (Deutschland)

(11.01.2009)

Pastetten - Der Weiterbau der A 94 München - Passau steht in den Startlöchern.©  weiterlesen >>>


Mozambique: Demining in Mozambique to Continue Until 2014 (Mozambique)

(11.01.2009)

Maputo - It is no longer possible to finish clearing land mines from Mozambican soil this year, as originally hoped, because of the discovery of further mined areas, reports Monday's issue of the Maputo daily "Noticias". weiterlesen >>>


FACTBOX - Security developments in Pakistan (Pakistan)

(09.01.2009)

(Reuters) - Following are security developments in Pakistan at 3:55 p.m. British time on Friday. weiterlesen >>>


Landmine recovered near Indo-Pak border in JK (India-Pakistan)

(07.01.2009)

Jammu: The BSF on Thursday averted a tragedy when they recovered and defused a landmine near the Indo-Pak border in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir, sources said. weiterlesen >>>


Canadian soldier killed (Afghanistan)

(07.01.2009)

Three others injured  weiterlesen >>>


Cambodian deminer proud to serve his country (Cambodia)

(07.01.2009)

Since he first learned how to demine in 1992, Kim Piseth has been putting his life on the line to clear thousands of mines in Battambang province weiterlesen >>>


GLOBAL: Does emergency education save lives? (World)

(07.01.2009)

DAKAR, 8 January 2009 (IRIN) - Education, a long-neglected sector in emergency response according to some aid groups, is gradually being seen as vital in crises, but donor reluctance to fund it persists partly because they do not see it as life-saving, aid experts say.  weiterlesen >>>


Over 2,000 explosive devices cleared in 2008 (Angola)

(07.01.2009)

Luanda ' A total of 2,518 explosive devices, among anti-personnel and anti-tank mines, were cleared and destroyed in Angola's eastern Moxico province in 2008 by the Mine Advisory Group (MAG). weiterlesen >>>


LTTE terrorists suffered damages in clashes (Sri Lanka)

(06.01.2009)

KILINOCHCHI: LTTE terrorists sustained damages in a confrontation in the DRIARUKULAM area around 2.10pm yesterday (06). Meanwhile the troops suffered minor damages due to an antipersonnel mine explosion in the IRANAMADU area around 1.50pm on the same day.  weiterlesen >>>


NPA admits abduction, bares offensive (Philippines)

(06.01.2009)

MANILA, Philippines-The communist New People's Army (NPA) on Monday confirmed it had seized three policemen as "prisoners of war" when it ambushed a car in Rodriguez, Rizal, on Saturday, killing one policeman and wounding two others. weiterlesen >>>


Land mines and a perilous crossing into Greece (Greece)

(05.01.2009)

KASTANIES, Greece: This is where migrants, and their dreams, perish. weiterlesen >>>


Leben mit der Bombe (Deutschland)

(05.01.2009)

Hottendorf - Karl Friedenstab hat einen explosiven Job. Seit mehr als 30 Jahren macht er Munition unschädlich. Wie viele Bomben er in dieser Zeit entschärft hat, vermag der 57-Jährige nicht zu sagen. «Es waren eine Menge», sagt der Sprengmeister, der nicht wie andere Kollegen darüber Buch führt. Routine ist der gefährliche Job aber nie geworden, Respekt vor jedem Fund gehört zur Arbeit.  weiterlesen >>>


Somalia: AU Peacekeeper Killed in Mogadishu (Somalia)

(05.01.2009)

Somalia - An AU peace keeper was killed and another one was injured in a landmine blast that hit an AMISOM convoy in Mogadishu, a spokesman said on Tuesday. weiterlesen >>>


Sudan: The Land is Fertile Yet Food is Scarce (Sudan)

(05.01.2009)

Kadugli - Southern Kordofan state used to produce surplus food and cash crops, but poor infrastructure, limited access to markets, conflict and landmines have left large numbers of residents without enough to eat or sell. weiterlesen >>>


Two security men killed in landmine explosion in SW Pakistan (Pakistan)

(03.01.2009)

ISLAMABAD, Jan. 3 (Xinhua) --Two paramilitary soldiers were killed and four others injured in a landmine explosion in southwestern Pakistan on Saturday, private TV channel DAWN NEWS reported. weiterlesen >>>


"Menschen ihre Heimat zurückgeben" (Afrika)

(02.01.2009)

Norbert Rossa arbeitet ehrenamtlich für humanitäre Minenräumung / Schlüsselerlebnis bei Jeepfahrt im Sudan. weiterlesen >>>


Cluster bomb campaigners honoured (World)

(31.12.2008)

Campaigners who helped secure a global ban on cluster bombs have been awarded the Tipperary International Peace Prize. weiterlesen >>>


Aktionsbündnis Landmine.de sagt: Danke EUROTRAMP!

(30.12.2008)

Die Mitarbeiterinnen und Mitarbeiter der Eurotramp-Trampoline Kurt Hack GmbH aus Weilheim-Teck haben in diesem Jahr mit einer tollen Aktion Landmine.de unterstützt und zudem 4.000,- Euro gespendet. Dafür herzlichen Dank an alle Beteiligten, auch im Namen der AL.de Trägerorganisationen. Die Eurotramp-Mitarbeiterinnen und Mitarbeiter haben damit auch geholfen, das Verbot von Streumunition in diesem Jahr zu erreichen. Wir versprechen weiter engagiert zu bleiben! Hier einige Bilder der Aktion, die im Rahmen des 1. Stuttgarter DEE Firmenlaufes stattfand. Fotos: Eurotramp. weiterlesen >>>


"ONLINE-UMFRAGE: Jetzt teilnehmen!

(30.12.2008)

Im Rahmen eines Forschungsprojektes an der Universität Siegen wird Konzernkritik im Zeichen digitaler Kommunikation untersucht. Auch unsere Kampagne wird analysiert, deswegen ist es wichtig, dass Sie Ihre Meinung einbringen. weiterlesen >>>


Results of Azerbaijan Campaign against Mines 2008 presented (Azerbaijan)

(29.12.2008)

Baku, Fineko/abc.az. The press-conference of Azerbaijan Campaign against Mines Public Union devoted to the work done in 2008 and decisions made at the Conference in Oslo on ban for cluster bombs was held today. weiterlesen >>>


5 hurt in landmine blast in Masbate City highway (Philippines)

(28.12.2008)

MANILA, Philippines - Four Army personnel and a civilian were wounded in a landmine blast in Asid village in Masbate province in Bicol Monday noon, reports reaching the Philippine National Police said. weiterlesen >>>


India seeking cluster bombs from US (India)

(23.12.2008)

Indian Defence Ministry seeks fast-track purchase of 500 bombs If approved by the US, purchase to cost India $375 million weiterlesen >>>


Opportunistisch, profitorientiert, erfolgreich (Deutschland)

(21.12.2008)

Darf der Rüstungskonzern Diehl unserer Redaktion weiterhin den Mund verbieten? Am Mittwoch, 28. Januar, findet darüber eine mündliche Verhandlung vor dem Landgericht München I statt. weiterlesen >>>


Historical usage of cluster munitions: a weapon to terrorize civilian populations (World)

(21.12.2008)

Public details about cluster munition production, finance, trade and usage are very limited. What's known for certain is that billions of bomblets are in the arsenal of 78 countries worldwide. About half of these nations are supposed to destroy their stores under the conditions of the treaty, but the largest stockpilers did not sign. Thirty-four countries are known to have produced the weapons and sold them to dozens more. weiterlesen >>>


Afghan blast kills Danish troops (Afghanistan)

(20.12.2008)

Three Danish soldiers were killed and one wounded in Afghanistan when their vehicle was hit by a roadside bomb or mine, Danish military officials said.  weiterlesen >>>


COE: "Victims of the South Ossetia conflict need better protection" says Commissioner Hammarberg (Caucasus)

(18.12.2008)

"Despite some positive steps, the situation of the victims affected by the South Ossetia conflict remains worrisome" said today the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, Thomas Hammarberg, publishing a report on his follow-up visit to the areas affected by the conflict. The report reviews the situation as regards the implementation of the six principles for urgent human rights and humanitarian protection presented by the Commissioner last September.  weiterlesen >>>


Cambodia rebuffs claim that it laid mines along border (Cambodia)

(18.12.2008)

Cambodian officials again deny that new land mines have been planted on the border, killing one Thai soldier and maiming two others weiterlesen >>>


France 'Arms to Africa' trial faces wall of silence (France)

(18.12.2008)

As the huge Angolagate trial passes the half-way stage, the accused -- some of France's most influential political and business figures -- are taking cover behind legal devices and uncooperative witnesses. weiterlesen >>>


Protesters continue cluster bomb campaign (UK)

(18.12.2008)

Anti-war protesters last night said they would continue to do all they could to stop American military chiefs from stockpiling cluster bombs after they were sentenced for breaking into a Suffolk airbase. weiterlesen >>>


Phase VI poll holds biggest surprise in J&K (India)

(18.12.2008)

ANANTNAG: Long queues were seen outside almost all polling stations in 10 south Kashmir constituencies which went to polls in the penultimate phase of the seven-phase polls in J&K on Wednesday. All seats improved their 2002 tally phenomenally. People in certain areas like Kulgam insisted that they should be permitted to vote even after polling hours.  weiterlesen >>>


SaladShooters and real bullets (US)

(17.12.2008)

Many makers of familiar products used to make weapons for the U.S. military. In tough times, the practice could be making a comeback.  weiterlesen >>>


Somalia: 2 Ethiopian soldiers died in an explosion (Somalia)

(17.12.2008)

Mogadishu -Two Ethiopian soldiers died in remote control landmine on Thursday morning between Mogadishu and Afgoi road.  weiterlesen >>>


Bomb thrown at military command successfully defused (Turkey)

(17.12.2008)

A package thrown onto the grounds of the Bağcılar Military Recruitment Command in the Güneşli Kirazlı district of western İstanbul early yesterday morning was successfully defused by bomb-disposal teams.  weiterlesen >>>


Cluster bomb treaty may effectively bind U.S. to rules despite lack of signature (US)

(17.12.2008)

UN WIRE -Although the U.S. refused to a sign a treaty banning the use of cluster bombs -- a treaty ratified by 94 countries, including such traditional U.S. allies as Britain, Germany and France -- the nation may still find itself bound by the treaty in the future. weiterlesen >>>


Perspectives: Peace movement has overwhelmed cluster bomb cynicism (World)

(17.12.2008)

Norwegian Foreign Minister Jonas Gahr Store embraces a 17-year-old Afghan youth who was injured by a cluster bomb. (AP) weiterlesen >>>


Mine kills health official (Pakistan)

(17.12.2008)

QUETTA, Dec 18: An employee of the provincial health department was killed when a landmine exploded in Baker town on Thursday night. weiterlesen >>>


Montreal's Tamil community instigates awareness campaign (Canada)

(17.12.2008)

TAC-tical pressure Montreal's Tamil community wants to raise awareness about the worsening conflict in Sri Lanka as well as protect Tamil refugee applicants in Canada who face deportation back to a war zone.  weiterlesen >>>


UPDF occupies Kony's camps (Congo)

(17.12.2008)

Kampala -They found traces of blood, burnt out huts and signs of human activity but no sign, whatsoever, of LRA rebel leader Joseph Kony. weiterlesen >>>


Officials: 2 police killed, 6 wounded in Chechnya (Caucasus)

(17.12.2008)

ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia: Russian officials say two law enforcement officials died and six others were injured in a clash between militants and police in Chechnya. weiterlesen >>>


Mine clearing vehicle that could save lives of British troops delayed for two years (UK)

(17.12.2008)

A new vehicle which would clear mines potentially saving the lives of British troops has been delayed by more than two years because of the "same old failings" in defence programmes, a watchdog report has warned.  weiterlesen >>>


Harter Schlag für Minenräumer - Uno stellt zwei Programme ein (Schweiz)

(17.12.2008)

Die Stiftung Digger im Berner Jura, die seit zehn Jahren Minenräumungsmaschinen herstellt, erleidet einen harten Schlag. Die Uno hat zwei Programme zur Entminung im Sudan vorläufig nicht verlängert.  weiterlesen >>>


Humanitäre Minenräumung unter neuer Leitung (Schweiz)

(17.12.2008)

Sommaruga gibt GICHD-Leitung an Haering ab weiterlesen >>>


All is not normal in eastern Sri Lanka (Sri Lanka)

(16.12.2008)

Column: Pursuit of Peace Colombo, Sri Lanka - More than a year and a half after the Sri Lankan government retook all inhabited territory in the east and dismantled the administrative apparatus of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam there, periodic reports of violence and killings continue in that former war zone. weiterlesen >>>


Sweden chooses SA's modified armoured vehicle (Sweden)

(16.12.2008)

THE Swedish army has ordered 60 more RG32M mine-hardened patrol vehicles from BAE Systems Land Systems SA - over and above the 200 bought between 2005 and last year .  weiterlesen >>>


Decade-old landmines block Peru-Ecuador road (Peru-Ecuador)

(16.12.2008)

LIMA, Peru -- Ecuador's ambassador to Peru says builders can't complete a planned roadway between the Andean nations because of anti-personnel mines planted during a 1990s border war. weiterlesen >>>


Afghanistan: Multilateral contribution, 17 Dec 2008 (Afghanistan)

(16.12.2008)

Rome December 17, 2008 - "The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs through the Directorate General for Cooperation and Development has contributed with a financial amount of 550.000 euros in response to the "ICRC Emergency Appeal 2009", to support emergency humanitarian response of the ICRC in Afghanistan.  weiterlesen >>>


"Sri Lanka : Schwere Kämpfe bei Kilaly und Kilinochchi" (Sri Lanka)

(16.12.2008)

Das Armeekommando berichtet von zwei grossen Offensiven bei Kilinochchi und an der Jaffna-Front. An der Front bei Muhamalai und Kilaly rückte sie nach eigenen Angaben vor und zerstörte Teile der LTTE-Verteidigung, zog sich aber angeblich aus taktischen Gründen zurück. weiterlesen >>>


Army families lose fight for inquiry into deaths (UK)

(16.12.2008)

Westminster An appeal by Armed Forces families for a public inquiry into the deaths of 37 service personnel killed by roadside explosions in Iraq and Afghanistan while travelling in lightly armoured Snatch Land Rovers has been rejected.  weiterlesen >>>