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James Bond: Daniel Craig zum UN-Botschafter gegen Landminen ernannt

(15.04.2015)

"Als James Bond habe er die Lizenz zum Töten - als Daniel Craig habe er nun die Lizenz Leben zu retten", so UN Generalsekretär Ban Ki-moon. weiterlesen >>>


Ukraine: Russischer Journalist von Landmine schwer verletzt

(15.04.2015)

Der Journalist besuchte gemeinsam mit einigen Kollegen die Gebiete um Shyrokyne, in der Nähe von Mariupol in der Ostukraine. Er schwebt nicht mehr in Lebensgefahr. (Auf Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Zimbabwe: Halo Trust räumt über 5000 Landminen

(14.04.2015)

Minen in der Grenzregion zu Mosambik behindern die Entwicklung und haben bereits bis zu 4000 Opfer gefordert. Seit 2013 hat der Halo Trust bereits 5000 Minen geräumt, vor Ort beschäftigt er 153 Fachkräfte. (Auf Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Somalia: Drei Männer beim Verlegen von Landminen ertappt

(11.04.2015)

Anwohner hatten die Behörden informiert und so konnten diese die drei Männer erwischen, bevor sie entkamen, und sämtliche Minen räumen. weiterlesen >>>


Video: Leben mit Streubomben im Irak

(08.04.2015)

Seit dem Irakkrieg ist das Land von Streubomben verseucht. Hunderttausende bedrohen die Bevölkerung. Eine ganz neue Bedrohung stellen sie heute für die syrischen Flüchtlinge dar. (Auf Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Indien: Drei Menschen sterben bei Landminenexplosion

(04.04.2015)

Erosionen hatten die Landmine scheinbar von ihrem ursprünglichen Ort verschoben - so dass die Arbeiter nichtsahnend auf die Minen trate. Drei starben sofort, einer trug schwere Verletzungen davon. (Auf Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


4. April – UN Landminentag: Minen und Streubomben töten und verletzen Menschen – Jeden Tag!

(04.04.2015)

Fast 6.000.000 m2 wurden alleine 2013 von SODI in Laos und Vietnam von Minen und Streubomben befreit. Außerdem fordert die Organisation ein Verbot von Investitionen in Streubomben und mehr Engagement der deutschen Bundesregierung. weiterlesen >>>


4. April – UN Landminentag: Kinder nach Minenunfällen meist zur Armut verdammt

(02.04.2015)

Fast die Hälfte aller Opfer von Unfällen mit Landminen und Blindgängern sind Kinder. Auf diese bestürzende Tatsache macht Handicap International aus Anlass des 4. April aufmerksam. weiterlesen >>>


Serbian Arms Revival Offers Guns for all Markets (Serbia)

(26.06.2007)

Nora, one of the stars of the 2007 Belgrade Arms Fair, is attracting scores of photographers -- and the buyers may not be far behind. weiterlesen >>>


Word of Caution: Red Cross announces landmine awareness program (Armenia)

(26.06.2007)

The Armenian Red Cross announced today an education program aimed at raising awareness toward land mines in five provinces of Armenia.  weiterlesen >>>


Spanien schreibt Anschlag Palästinensern zu (Libanon)

(24.06.2007)

Die Zahl der Opfer, die bei dem Anschlag auf spanische Blauhelm-Soldaten im Libanon umgekommen sind, hat sich auf sechs erhöht. Die Regierung macht die Extremistengruppe Fatah al-Islam für die Tat verantwortlich, will den Einsatz aber fortsetzen. weiterlesen >>>


2500 antipersonnel mines confiscated and people arrested (Algeria)

(24.06.2007)

People's National Army Intelligence services confiscated 2500 antipersonnel mines in the city center of Maghnia in Tlemcen wilaya and arrested many involved people in the so-called the greatest explosive leak attempt to the fiefdoms of the terrorist groups in center of the country. weiterlesen >>>


Ethiopian convoy was target of landmine blast in central Somalia (Somalia)

(23.06.2007)

An Ethiopian military convoy that left Mogadishu and was en route to the central Somali town of Beletwein was the target of a landmine that exploded prematurely Saturday, witnesses and security officials said. weiterlesen >>>


Kashmiris in a death trap of landmines (India)

(23.06.2007)

A huge population in the villages near the Line of Control in occupied Kashmir continues to be caught in a death trap of landmines, laid out by Indian troops. weiterlesen >>>


Curfew announced in Mogadishu (Somalia)

(21.06.2007)

Mogadishu - Somali authorities on Thursday imposed a nighttime curfew in Mogadishu as five more people were killed in escalating violence in the volatile capital.  weiterlesen >>>


Investment group needs independent experts (New Zealand)

(21.06.2007)

Cullen should appoint independent experts to responsible investment group. weiterlesen >>>


A change of heart, or of tactic? (USA)

(21.06.2007)

A grudging response to America's new line on little bombs weiterlesen >>>


Indian Arms Embargo Hits Landmine Defusing In Nepal (India/Nepal)

(21.06.2007)

An arms embargo India announced after King Gyanendra seized power two years ago remains in place, hindering humanitarian work, though Nepal has now embraced democracy. weiterlesen >>>


Bundesregierung will internationales Abkommen über Streumunition (Deutschland)

(21.06.2007)

Die Bundeswehr darf nach Auskunft der Bundesregierung nur noch solche Streumunition einsetzen, die über den "höchsten technischen Standard" verfügt und auch nur dann, wenn keine geeignete alternative Munition zur Verfügung steht.  weiterlesen >>>


EINLADUNG ZU ZWEI PRESSETERMINEN

(21.06.2007)

Laufend gegen Landminen & Streumunition - Tatort Tiergarten: Die Schauspielerin Ulrike Folkerts unterstützt auf dem DKB-Team-Staffellauf das Aktionsbündnis Landmine.de und erhält für ihr soziales Engagement den Verdienstorden der Bundesrepublik Deutschland weiterlesen >>>


Nine reported dead after KNU attack on rival rebel truck (Burma)

(21.06.2007)

Troops with the Karen National Union's armed wing killed 10 people this morning after opening fire on a Democratic Karen Buddhist Army vehicle travelling on a road between Pha-an and Myawaddy. weiterlesen >>>


Mine kills NATO soldier in Afghanistan (Afghanistan)

(21.06.2007)

A land mine explosion killed a NATO soldier and wounded four more Thursday in eastern Afghanistan, where fighting between U.S.-led troops and suspected Taliban left eight militants and a policeman dead, officials said.  weiterlesen >>>


The Public Must Be Protected From Mines (Uganda)

(21.06.2007)

The army's northern region field engineer responsible for mines and unexploded ordinance made significant statements at a press conference called by 4 Division in Gulu on Wednesday.  weiterlesen >>>


Three killed in landmine blast (Pakistan)

(21.06.2007)

At least three people were killed Thursday when their tractor hit a landmine in Kurrum tribal region.  weiterlesen >>>


Weapons pact should include cluster-bomb ban, says Vatican official (Vatican/Switzerland)

(21.06.2007)

If an international convention that limits the use of inhumane weapons is to remain credible, it should include a total ban on cluster bombs, said a Vatican official. weiterlesen >>>


Delivering a future

(21.06.2007)

NYU Medical gives prosthetic limbs - and hope - to 2 Chechen amputees weiterlesen >>>


Landmines, poor infrastructure hinder IDPs return to home in northern Uganda (Uganda)

(19.06.2007)

Ugandan legislators have warned that the existing unexploded landmines in the war-ravaged northern region constitute a crisis that needs urgent attention if millions of displaced people are to return home safely.  weiterlesen >>>


U.S. reverses position and is now willing to negotiate a cluster bomb treaty

(19.06.2007)

GENEVA: U.S. officials said they are willing to start negotiating a treaty on the use of cluster bombs, reversing their previous position that no new agreement on the weapon was necessary. weiterlesen >>>


Somalian presidential spokesman shot twice (Somalia)

(19.06.2007)

MOGADISHU: Somalia's presidential spokesman was shot twice at close range in the latest assassination attempt on government officials in the Horn of Africa nation, officials said yesterday. weiterlesen >>>


Russia to help Lebanon clear bombs left since 2006 conflict (Lebanon)

(19.06.2007)

Russia is ready to assist Lebanon in clearing unexploded bombs left on its territory after a military conflict with Israel in 2006, a senior emergencies ministry official said Tuesday.  weiterlesen >>>


Britain's arms trade with Israel (Israel)

(17.06.2007)

In spite of over 30 UN resolutions demanding the establishment of a nuclear-free zone in the Middle East, Israel is reported to have over 400 thermonuclear and nuclear weapons (Jane's Intelligence Review, 1997) and is refusing to join the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) of which all Arab states are signatories .  weiterlesen >>>


Govt may be OK for partial ban on cluster bombs (Japan)

(17.06.2007)

The government has decided it likely will approve a treaty to impose limited controls on the use of cluster bombs in anticipation of a working session of an international panel this week to deal with the controversial issue.  weiterlesen >>>


Other deaths (Iraq)

(17.06.2007)

The Defense Department last week also identified the following American military personnel killed in Afghanistan, Iraq and Qatar: weiterlesen >>>


Islamist fighters 'offered pardon' (Somalia)

(17.06.2007)

Mogadishu - Somalia's government proposed Saturday to "pardon" Islamist militias who have been fighting the authorities for months and release former fighters from jail, officials said. weiterlesen >>>


One soldier killed in landmine blast in southeastern Turkey (Turkey)

(17.06.2007)

One soldier was killed as he stepped on a land mine in southeastern Turkey on Saturday, the semi-official Anatolia news agency reported.  weiterlesen >>>


Deminers continue working for the good of communities despite of several attacks (Afghanistan)

(17.06.2007)

On Wednesday 13 June in Kandahar, 20-armed perpetrators attacked a team of 60 deminers. The deminers' compound was broken in when after their daily work in minefields, the deminers returned from the evening prayers. All staff was locked up in one room while the armed robbers searched the premises. In the early morning, after keeping the team looked all night, the perpetrators left the compound stealing the vehicles and all the demining tools.  weiterlesen >>>


Lebanese Army seizes buildings in N camp (Lebanon)

(17.06.2007)

The Lebanese Army seized a number of buildings which gunmen of Fatah al-Islam militia were using as barricades in a northern refugee camp, the Lebanese National News Agency (NNA) said Saturday.  weiterlesen >>>


New 'Berlin walls' erected without qualms (Turkey)

(17.06.2007)

The Berlin Wall which separated the two worlds, Capitalist versus Communist, erected by the East German Honecker, stood as a wall of shame until it was torn down eighteen years ago. It was heralded at the time as the beginning of a new century of hopes which are now dashed by new walls being erected all around the world to separate people. weiterlesen >>>


Streubomben töten weiter (Libanon)

(16.06.2007)

Ein Jahr nach dem Beginn des 34-tägigen Krieges im Süden Libanons macht Unicef auf die weiterhin schwierige Lage der libanesischen Kinder aufmerksam. Amnesty International wirft Israel und Libanon vor, Kriegsverbrechen zu ignorieren.  weiterlesen >>>


MP from Fort Lewis killed in Diyala province

(14.06.2007)

Fort Lewis has lost another soldier in Iraq ' this time, a military police officer who died Tuesday after his unit was ambushed, according to the Department of Defense.  weiterlesen >>>


Ultras target BSNL tower (India)

(14.06.2007)

Communication network in the district was disrupted after Maoists tried to blow up a BSNL tower in MV-79 area late on Wednesday.  weiterlesen >>>


Sri Lankan forces kill rebel in the north, seize mines in the east (Sri Lanka)

(14.06.2007)

Soldiers killed one Tamil Tiger rebel and wounded two in a shootout in Sri Lanka's restive north, as troops seized 10 land mines from suspected rebel camps in the east, a military official said Friday.  weiterlesen >>>


Tiny "murderers" (Italy/Turkey)

(14.06.2007)

The "tiny" mines have been the cause of death for many soldiers in the Southeast. The detection of these mines are nearly impossible, and they are very cheap to purchase weiterlesen >>>


Five Iranian soldiers killed in border clashes (Iran)

(13.06.2007)

Five Iranian soldiers have been killed during clashes with members of an armed group in a Kurdish populated area in the northwest of the country, local papers reported yesterday.  weiterlesen >>>


Lebanon Crisis: Health Cluster Bulletin No. 20, 13 Jun 2007 (Lebanon)

(13.06.2007)

According to the NDO, four new casualties were registered from 29 May until 13 June 2007, bringing the total number of military and civilian casualty figures due to landmines/UXOs/cluster bombs to 238 divided as follows: weiterlesen >>>


Falklands: Symbol of British world presence, Argentine loss (Falklands)

(13.06.2007)

Twenty-five years have passed since Argentina and Britain fought an unlikely war over the tiny, remote Falkland Islands, in the chilly South Atlantic waters off the Argentine coast.  weiterlesen >>>


Arab-American leaders meet with Rice (MIDDLE-EAST)

(13.06.2007)

Arab-American leaders discussed unexploded Israeli bombs in South Lebanon and restrictions on Palestinians with dual citizenship with Condoleezza Rice.  weiterlesen >>>


D'Alema calls on Turkey to cooperate with Iraq in fight against terror

(13.06.2007)

Italian Foreign Minister Massimo D'Alema yesterday urged Turkey not to conduct an incursion into northern Iraq and proposed that Ankara cooperate with Iraq in the fight against the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) terrorists based on Iraqi soil.  weiterlesen >>>


Dokubo - Militants Threaten More Attacks (NIGERIA)

(13.06.2007)

The Joint Revolutionary Council, an amalgam of militants in the Niger Delta have threatened to carry out attacks on priority and high grade oil and gas installations if their leader, Alhaji Asari Dokubo was tried in absentia as planned by the courts.  weiterlesen >>>


Serb leader receives 35 years in jail for crimes against humanity (CROATIA)

(13.06.2007)

A former policeman who became the leader of the Serbian insurgency in Croatia in the 1991-95 war was sentenced to 35 years' jail yesterday for overseeing the murder of hundreds of elderly people and civilians and bombing a hospital.  weiterlesen >>>


New defense minister named in Somalia, attacks continue (Somalia)

(13.06.2007)

Somalia's interim Prime Minister Ali Mohamed Gedi appointed a new minister of defense on Wednesday as guerrilla attacks against government and Ethiopian troops continued in the capital, Mogadishu.  weiterlesen >>>


New Motion To Condemn Use of Cluster Bomb in Melbourne Synod (Australia)

(13.06.2007)

Christian Today Australia has learnt that the Melbourne Anglican Synod will also be asked to consider a motion to condemn the use of cluster bomb in general in its upcoming meeting.  weiterlesen >>>


ARMY DUMPING CHEMICAL WEAPONS (USA)

(13.06.2007)

It is no secret that the U.S. military has used the ocean as trashcan for munitions in the past.  weiterlesen >>>


KNO blames UNLF for Moreh incidents (India)

(12.06.2007)

Lamka, Jun 12: Responding to the statement of the underground United National Liberation Front issued in connection with the crisis in Moreh, the Kuki National Organisation, KNO has countercharged that the unfortunate incidents of June 9 whereby 11 people lost their lives was the direct consequence of the UNLF`s intrusive presence in Kuki territory and their indiscriminate activities.  weiterlesen >>>


Pressemitteilung - Gipfel lässt Abrüstung außer Acht

(08.06.2007)

Nichtregierungsorganisationen fordern Kanzlerin Merkel auf Verantwortung zu übernehmen und auch über Landminen und Streumunition zu sprechen. weiterlesen >>>


Greens Present Petition On Super Fund (New Zealand)

(07.06.2007)

The Green Party has presented a petition to Parliament calling for the Government to stop investing money in nuclear weapons. It was signed by about 830 people.  weiterlesen >>>


UAE demining team clears 28 Lebanese villages (Lebanon)

(07.06.2007)

A demining team from the UAE Armed Forces working in Lebanon has handed over 28 villages in southern Lebanon to the local authorities after successfully clearing the villages of landmines, cluster bombs and other dangerous explosives left behind by the Israeli army.  weiterlesen >>>


6 dead, scores hurt in Compostela Valley clash (Philippines)

(07.06.2007)

Four Army soldiers and two suspected communist guerillas were killed following a four-hour clash Thursday in the southern Philippine province of Compostela Valley, a regional military commander said.  weiterlesen >>>


Three Turkish soldiers killed by PKK-planted landmine (Turkey)

(07.06.2007)

Turkey's outlawed Kurdish Workers' Party (PKK) detonated a landmine on a road in the southeastern province of Siirt on Thursday, killing three soldiers and wounding six others, the semi-officials Anatolia news agency reported.  weiterlesen >>>


Suspected Maoists trigger landmine blast; cop hurt (India)

(07.06.2007)

A police team drove into an ambush by suspected Maoists and ended up fighting a 45-minute gunbattle at Lalgarh in West Midnapore district this afternoon. A constable was injured in the incident.  weiterlesen >>>


Afghanistan: ISAF saving children's lives (Afghanistan)

(06.06.2007)

ISAF and Afghan National Security Force engineers hosted a land-mine awareness day to provide potential life-saving education for children on the dangers of land mines and other explosive devices.  weiterlesen >>>


Irak verstrahlt (Irak)

(06.06.2007)

Studie: Zunehmende Zahl von Krebsfällen und -toten als Folge des Krieges. Frauen und Kinder besonders betroffen. weiterlesen >>>


"A distant dream" (Uganda)

(06.06.2007)

Three months ago, Joseph Labeja took his wife and children, packed up his meagre belongings and left the squalid refugee camp in northern Uganda he has called home for most his life.  weiterlesen >>>


2 NATO troops, 2 Taliban killed in Afghanistan (Afganistan)

(06.06.2007)

Two NATO soldiers died battling militants in southern Afghanistan on Wednesday, while United States-led and Afghan troops backed by air strikes killed two militants and detained nine others, officials said.  weiterlesen >>>


Huge cache of mines (India)

(06.06.2007)

In a major breakthrough, the Warangal police unearthed 13 landmines, ach weighing 10 to 12 kg, and four claymore mines with two kg explosive material. They were planted by the Maoists between Kowshettivai and Chowledu villages of Tadvai Mandal in the district. weiterlesen >>>


Tamil rebels derail train (Sri Lanka)

(06.06.2007)

Suspected Tamil Tiger rebels blew up part of a rail track, derailing a train in Sri Lanka's east yesterday and injuring four people, the military said, a day before Japan's peace envoy was due to visit the district.  weiterlesen >>>


Turkey denies major incursion into Iraq (Turkey/Iraq)

(06.06.2007)

Turkey denied a report on Wednesday it had launched a major incursion into northern Iraq to crush Kurdish rebels, but a military source said troops had conducted a limited raid across the mountainous border.  weiterlesen >>>


Die Meinungsfreiheit vor Gericht (Deutschland)

(06.06.2007)

Der Daimler-Konzern tut sich zunehmend schwer mit öffentlicher Kritik an seiner Unternehmenspolitik. weiterlesen >>>


Sri Lanka: Claymore Kills Chief Inspector (Sri Lanka)

(06.06.2007)

The LTTE set off a powerful claymore mine yesterday morning, killing a Chief Inspector of the Police Special Task Force and critically injuring a Sub Inspector at Kalawanchikudi in the Batticaloa district, police said.  weiterlesen >>>


Muslim charity did "no relief work" (USA)

(06.06.2007)

American convert testifies against founders of alleged terror front.  weiterlesen >>>


AFGHANISTAN: RETURNING REFUGEES RECEIVE MINE RISK EDUCATION (Afghanistan)

(06.06.2007)

Afghans who have returned from Iran over the past few weeks are receiving life-saving education to reduce the risk of injury from mines and unexploded ordnance, thanks to the efforts of the United Nations Mine Action Centre for Afghanistan (UNMACA). weiterlesen >>>


Seven questions about cluster weapons (Finland)

(06.06.2007)

Armaments are difficult to debate in Finland, because national defence is virtually a sacred subject.  weiterlesen >>>


Landmine in South Afghanistan badly wounds Danish soldier ( Afghanistan )

(31.05.2007)

A Danish soldier was seriously wounded Tuesday when an armoured vehicle carrying him and two others hit a landmine in Afghanistan 's restive southern province of Helmand . The soldier was badly wounded in the leg and required surgery.  weiterlesen >>>


Last Balkan Mine Stockpiles Destroyed Under NATO-Supported Project ( Belgium )

(31.05.2007)

A milestone in the Balkans was reached with the completion of a NATO/ Partnership for Peace (PfP) Trust Fund project to destroy the complete stockpiles of anti-personnel landmines of both Serbia and Montenegro . weiterlesen >>>


Human rights court dismisses lawsuit against France in Kosovo cluster bomb case (France)

(31.05.2007)

The European Court of Human Rights on Thursday threw out a lawsuit by two residents of Kosovo who blamed France for the death of a family member in a cluster bomb explosion in 2000, ruling it had no jurisdiction over acts attributable to the United Nations.  weiterlesen >>>


15 soldiers injured in Kashmir blast (India)

(31.05.2007)

At least fifteen Army soldiers were injured one of them critically after militants triggered a powerful land mine in up town Rajbagh area of summer capital Srinagar, here Friday morning.  weiterlesen >>>


IRAQ: Cancer emerges as major cause of death in south (Iraq)

(31.05.2007)

Recent studies by medical colleges, and statistics from local morgues and hospitals, have shown a higher than expected number of cancer-related deaths in Iraq's southern provinces. According to specialists, the main causes are the increased use of unsafe products in agriculture and the long-term effects of war on health.  weiterlesen >>>


400 million people live in "minefields" - report ( Switzerland )

(31.05.2007)

Some 400 million people around the world live and work in what are effectively minefields, at daily risk of death or maiming by cluster bombs, according to a report issued on Wednesday.  weiterlesen >>>


Rebels target army bus in Indian Kashmir, 10 hurt (India)

(31.05.2007)

Separatist militants set off a bomb in Indian Kashmir's main city on Friday, wounding at least 10 soldiers in an army bus, the army said.  weiterlesen >>>


Dubiose Graumarktgeschäften und unmoralische Rüstungsproduktion

(31.05.2007)

Alle Medien berichteten von der Trennung von DaimlerChrysler. Der Bestsellerautor Jürgen Grässlin hat soeben sein neues Taschenbuch "Abgewirtschaftet?! ' Das Daimler-Desaster geht weiter" veröffentlicht. Eine Rezension von Peter Kleinert in der "Neuen Rheinischen Zeitung".  weiterlesen >>>


University Teachers for Human Rights calls for international HR monitoring mission (Sri Lanka)

(31.05.2007)

The University Teachers for Human Rights (UTHR), founded by two award winning human rights defenders, Rajan Hoole and Kopalasingham Sritharan, in its latest report impresses on the need for an international human rights monitoring mission.  weiterlesen >>>


Aid for Hundreds of Thousands in Somalia (Somalia)

(31.05.2007)

Aid Reaches Hundreds of Thousands in Somalia, But Difficulties Persist, UN Says  weiterlesen >>>


Volunteer physicians depart for Afghanistan (U.S./Afghanistan)

(31.05.2007)

Twin surgeons from New York City depart June 1 for Kabul hospital.  weiterlesen >>>


Sri Lankan troops find 81 anti-personnel mines in country's volatile east (Sri Lanka)

(31.05.2007)

Soldiers hunting for separatist Tamil rebels found a stash of 81 anti-personnel mines hidden in a jungle in eastern Sri Lanka, the military said Friday. The mines were packed in several bags and concealed in a jungle near Thoppigala, one of the last rebel strongholds in the east, said Lt. Col. Upali Rajapakse of the Defense Ministry information center.  weiterlesen >>>


UN Says Rebuilding Northern Uganda Could Take 4 Years (Uganda )

(31.05.2007)

It will take up to four years to rebuild northern Uganda after two decades of rebellion, even if peace talks succeed, the BBC Web site reports, citing a top U.N. official.  weiterlesen >>>


Afghan Fighting Kills 16 Police (Afghanistan)

(31.05.2007)

A wave of fighting in Afghanistan's south and west killed 16 police and dozens of suspected militants, Afghan officials said Thursday.  weiterlesen >>>


Mozambican De-Mining Under Threat ( Mozambique )

(31.05.2007)

The withdrawal of financial partners is threatening to derail Mozambique 's strategic plan to rid the country of landmines.  weiterlesen >>>


Landmine hero to get bravery honour (U.K.)

(31.05.2007)

A MINE-CLEARING expert who lost his leg in an explosion while attempting to rescue a Lebanese shepherd will today be rewarded for his bravery. weiterlesen >>>


Senate Committee Recommends Using Controversial Cluster Bombs (Australia)

(31.05.2007)

An Australian Senate committee hearing will recommend to the federal government that Australian soldiers be allowed to use deadly and controversial cluster bombs for the first time.  weiterlesen >>>


Yashar Boyukanit: There are countries supporting PKK terror among our allies (Turkey)

(31.05.2007)

There are countries which are directly or indirectly supporting PKK terror among our allies. We are concerned about that," chief of Turkish Armed Forces General Staff Yashar Boyukanit said at the international symposium "New frameworks of security and international organizations" in Ankara, APA's Turkey bureau reports.  weiterlesen >>>


International Eurasian Press Fund to Conduct Training for Mine Victims at Grant of US Department of State (Azerbaijan)

(31.05.2007)

Azerbaijan, Baku The funds granted by the Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement in the US Department of State will enable the International Eurasian Press Fund establish regional branches in the Aghstafa and Fizuly regions of Azerbaijan to conduct exercises for all those persons who have suffered from mine explosions, Rahman Mammadov, the Program Director of the Fund announced.  weiterlesen >>>


Lebanon: Woman loses leg to cluster bomb in south (Lebanon)

(31.05.2007)

A cluster bomb left over from last year's war between Israel and the Hizbullah went off Wednesday wounding a Lebanese woman, the official National News Agency said.  weiterlesen >>>


Senate committee rejects bomb ban (Australia)

(31.05.2007)

A Senate committee is against banning Australia from making or using cluster bombs. weiterlesen >>>


A BAN ON CLUSTER BOMBS

(31.05.2007)

JUNE 2007 (IPS) - According to a new report from Handicap International an estimated 400 million people in 25 countries are directly or indirectly affected by unexploded cluster munitions, writes Jonas Gahr Store, Foreign Minister of Norway.  weiterlesen >>>


Landmine Attack On Ethiopian Convoy In Somalia Kills Five (Somalia)

(31.05.2007)

An Ethiopian troop convoy heading to a base in the western part of Beledweyne came under a landmine attack in the town of Beledweyne in central Somalia killing five passers-by and wounding three others. weiterlesen >>>


Turkish army build-up fuels anxiety on Iraq border (Turkey)

(31.05.2007)

Turkey sent more tanks to its border with Iraq on Wednesday in a military build-up that is fuelling U.S. concern about a possible incursion into northern Iraq against the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party.  weiterlesen >>>


Turkey kills 3 Kurdish separatists (Turkey)

(31.05.2007)

The Turkish Army has killed three Kurdish separatists during a fighting in a restive area east of Turkey, according to local security forces.  weiterlesen >>>


PRESSEMITTEILUNG - 68 Staaten ringen um Verbot von Streumunition

(30.05.2007)

Deutschlands Politik von Konferenzteilnehmern als zynisch bezeichnet weiterlesen >>>


Presseerklärung

(30.05.2007)

STADT MÜNCHEN UNTERSTÜTZT PETITION GEGEN LANDMINEN UND STREUMUNITION weiterlesen >>>


WC students lobby congressional offices (U.S.A.)

(30.05.2007)

Group meets personally with Sen. Brown weiterlesen >>>


Cunene: Welfare Minister Assesses Demining Programme (Angola)

(30.05.2007)

Ondjiva, 05/29 ' Angolan Social Welfare minister, João Baptista Kussumua, is since Monday in southern Cunene province to assess, along with the local authorities, conditions to kick off de-mining programme in the region. weiterlesen >>>


New grants to deal with explosives remnants of war and landmines (U.S.A.)

(30.05.2007)

The United States has launched another effort to strengthen peace and post-conflict recovery.  weiterlesen >>>


Croatian bees sniff out landmines (Croatia)

(30.05.2007)

A new technique to help find unexploded landmines using honey bees is being developed at Zagreb University in Croatia.  weiterlesen >>>


Roadside bomb targets Ethiopian forces in Somalia (Somalia)

(30.05.2007)

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - A roadside bomb blast rocked a convoy carrying Ethiopian troops in a central Somali town on Wednesday, but it was not immediately clear if there were any casualties, witnesses said. weiterlesen >>>


Security forces recover 8 bodies from Bastar forest (India)

(28.05.2007)

HYDERABAD: Security forces on Tuesday moved into the dense Bastar forests and recovered the bodies of eight policemen killed in Monday's Maoist ambush near Kudur village in Chhattisgarh.  weiterlesen >>>


SLA planted mines to accuse youths, court told (Sri Lanka)

(28.05.2007)

Kodikaamam police produced two youths arrested by Sri Lanka Army(SLA) in Chaavakachcheari District Courts Tuesday, charged with possession of claymore mines, under Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA). weiterlesen >>>


PRESSEMITTEILUNG - Prinzen-Sänger gegen Landminen und Streubomben

(28.05.2007)

Sebastian Krumbiegel unterstützt Unterschriftenaktion von Aktionsbündnis Landmine.de. Foto: Aktionsbündnis Landmine.de 2007 weiterlesen >>>


Search for US troops continues after body find (Iraq)

(24.05.2007)

Iraqi police have found what they believe is the body of an American soldier floating in the Euphrates River south of Baghdad, 11 days after three US troops were snatched by Al Qaeda.  weiterlesen >>>