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Video: Pinguine auf vermintem Gelände

(29.03.2015)

Die Falklandinseln sind die Heimat Tausender Pinguine - und mit Landminen verseucht. Die Landvögel leben täglich mit dieser Gefahr. weiterlesen >>>


Saudi-Arabien und die anderen Koalitionäre dürfen keine Streubomben einsetzen

(27.03.2015)

Keines der in die militärischen Aktionen im Jemen verwickelten Länder ist Mitglied des Streubombenverbots. Bis auf Marokko besitzen alle Länder Streubomben. (Auf Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Ukraine: 3 Tote bei Landminenexplosion

(26.03.2015)

Der Unfall geschah, als ein Bus mit 20 Insassen eine Strassenblockade umfahren wollte. Drei Menschen starben, sechs wurden schwer verletzt. (Auf Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Paraguay ratifiziert Streubombenverbot als 91. Staat

(25.03.2015)

Mit der Ratifikation des Streubombenverbots durch Paraguay ist ein wichtiger Schritt in Richtung streubombenfreies Südamerika geschafft - nun fehlt nur noch Kolumbien (Auf Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Kanada ratifiziert Streubombenverbot als 90. Staat

(19.03.2015)

Nach langer Zeit ratifiziert Kanada endlich das Streubombenverbot. Doch die Gesetzgebung ist die schwächste im Kreise der Mitgliedsstaaten - Sie erlaubt der Armee, mit Ländern zusammenzuarbeiten, die aktiv Streubomben einsetzen.  weiterlesen >>>


Neugeborenes Kind bei Explosion in Afghanistan verletzt

(17.03.2015)

Der schreckliche Unfall geschah, als die Familie die Mutter und das Kind vom Krankenhaus nach Hause fuhr - und dabei über eine Mine fuhr. 2 Menschen starben sofort, die anderen wurden verletzt. Unter den Toten war auch die Mutter des Kindes (auf Englisch). weiterlesen >>>


Sudan: 4 Kinder sterben bei Explosion von Landmine

(14.03.2015)

Laut Angaben des Gemeindevorstehers von Reel Bar in der Provinz Süd Kordofan starben die vier Kinder, als sie beim Jagen auf eine Landmine traten. (auf Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


USA: Streumunitionspolitik

(10.03.2015)

Kein Land lagert so viel Streumunition wie die USA. Kein Land hat jemals so viel Streumunition eingesetzt wie die USA. Beide zahlen liegen im dreistelligen Millionenbereich. weiterlesen >>>


Forces seize massive weapons haul during flush out operations (Sri Lanka)

(24.05.2007)

ERAVUR: Three terrorists were killed and a large haul of weapons and ammunition were recovered yesterday in Eravur as the Army and STF conducted a combined cordon and search operation in Eravur in Batticaloa in search of LTTE terrorists who infiltrated into civilian populated areas.  weiterlesen >>>


Taking Aim at Those Who Finance Cluster Bombs (Peru)

(24.05.2007)

LIMA, May 23 (IPS) - A future international treaty to ban cluster munitions should prohibit financial institutions from investing in companies that manufacture the weapons, Thomas Nash, coordinator of the Cluster Munition Coalition (CMC), told IPS in the Peruvian capital.  weiterlesen >>>


Campaigners in cluster ban push (Peru)

(24.05.2007)

Delegates from more than 70 countries are in Peru for the latest stage in their bid to eliminate cluster bombs.  weiterlesen >>>


NZ to host cluster munitions confab (New Zealand)

(24.05.2007)

New Zealand is to host a major international conference aimed at building consensus around restricting the use of cluster munitions  weiterlesen >>>


Troops martyr two more Kashmiris (India)

(24.05.2007)

Srinagar, May 24 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh acts of state terrorism, martyred two more Kashmiri youth at different places.  weiterlesen >>>


Hünxe will neuen Ofen (BRD)

(24.05.2007)

Keine zusätzliche Sprengstoffverbrennung, keine weiteren Munitionslager in Hünxe: Die Gemeinde hat den Plänen des Landes zur Erweiterung des Munitionszerlegebetriebs (MZB) gestern eine deutliche Absage erteilt.  weiterlesen >>>


Staaten wollen Streubomben ächten

(24.05.2007)

Sie gehören zu den tückischsten Waffen, die Streitkräfte in Kriegen rund um die Welt einsetzen: Streubomben. Jetzt wollen rund 70 Länder in der peruanischen Hauptstadt Lima über ein Verbot der Sprengsätze beraten.  weiterlesen >>>


PKK distanziert sich von Ankara-Anschlag (Türkei)

(24.05.2007)

Die kurdische PKK hat erklärt, nicht an dem Anschlag in Ankara beteiligt gewesen zu sein.  weiterlesen >>>


PKK distanziert sich von Ankara-Anschlag (Türkei)

(24.05.2007)

Die kurdische PKK hat erklärt, nicht an dem Anschlag in Ankara beteiligt gewesen zu sein.  weiterlesen >>>


"Paradise on Earth" struggles to seduce tourists (India)

(23.05.2007)

GULMARG, India May 24 (Reuters) - As ski resorts go, Kashmir's Gulmarg must rank as the most militarised on earth. weiterlesen >>>


EINLADUNG zum Fototermin - Prinzen-Sänger gegen Landminen und Streubomben

(23.05.2007)

Sebastian Krumbiegel unterstützt Unterschriftenaktion von Aktionsbündnis Landmine.de weiterlesen >>>


Soldier dies in Afghanistan suicide attack (Afghanistan)

(22.05.2007)

KABUL, Afghanistan, May 23 (UPI) -- A suicide attack Wednesday claimed the life of an International Security Assistance Force soldier in northern Afghanistan.  weiterlesen >>>


Team calls on Nepal (Nepal)

(22.05.2007)

A delegation of the Ban Landmines Campaign, Nepal met with the Minister for Education and Sports, Pradip Nepal. weiterlesen >>>


Displaced Eritreans go home (Eritrea)

(22.05.2007)

Asmara - Thousands of Eritreans displaced from their villages near the Ethiopian border during the Horn of Africa neighbours' bloody 1998-2000 war have been returned home, officials said on Wednesday.  weiterlesen >>>


Amputee Cyclist to Circumnavigate The Globe For War Victims (U.S.A.)

(22.05.2007)

Washington, DC- A freak accident five years ago may have cost Dan Sheret his lower right leg, but it did not take away his spirit to inspire and help others.  weiterlesen >>>


Die größten Zwischenfälle in Afghanistan

(21.05.2007)

Eine Chronik der größten Zwischenfälle und wichtigsten Daten des Einsatzes weiterlesen >>>


Nations target cluster-munitions funding (Geneva)

(21.05.2007)

Targeted policies by Norway against investments in cluster-munitions companies and a new law in Belgium that prohibits financial institutions from offering credit or services to cluster-munition manufacturers weiterlesen >>>


Weapons'still ending up in wrong hands (U.K.)

(21.05.2007)

The Government's pledge ten years ago to act ethically and openly when licensing arms export sales has failed to eradicate corruption or stop weapons ending up in the wrong hands weiterlesen >>>


Regierung lehnt Änderung der Bundeswehr-Strategie ab

(21.05.2007)

Das Attentat in Kunduz mit drei toten deutschen Soldaten wirft Fragen nach der Einsatzstrategie der Bundeswehr auf weiterlesen >>>


Bangalore: Padayatra against Setusamudram Channel (India)

(21.05.2007)

A senior retired Army official will undertake a tapasya in the form of a padyatra from Chennai to Rameswaram to urge the Central and Tamil Nadu Governments to save, protect and preserve the Ram Sethu as a national heritage weiterlesen >>>


Rusted remnants of war threaten Uganda peace (Uganda)

(21.05.2007)

In his new community of half-built mud huts and uncultivated soil in northern Uganda's Gulu district, David Otto walks by his house when he spots another bomb lying in the dirt weiterlesen >>>


Four dead in Sri Lanka violence (Australia)

(21.05.2007)

Four members of Sri Lanka's security forces have been killed and five wounded in separate attacks by suspected Tamil Tiger rebels weiterlesen >>>


Fire has been opened in the South Ossetian conflict zone yesterday late night (Georgia)

(21.05.2007)

Using mortars and grenade intensive fire has been opened from Tskhinvali toward the villages Ergneti and Nikozi weiterlesen >>>


Hope for Afghans' future (U.S.)

(21.05.2007)

Lt. Col. Jeff Fischer has left a staff post at the Pentagon and now is charged with rebuilding -- and in some cases in rural Zabul, building from scratch -- infrastructure such as schools and roads weiterlesen >>>


Three arrested for murder of forest guard (India)

(21.05.2007)

Three persons were today arrested for their alleged involvement in the brutal killing of a forest guard and landmine explosion weiterlesen >>>


Two Enemy Military Vehicles Destroyed In Kandahar (Canada)

(21.05.2007)

Mujahideen from the Islamic Emirate destroyed a military vehicle belonging to NATO occupation forces using a remote controlled land mine weiterlesen >>>


EU-Staaten verstärken militärische Forschung

(21.05.2007)

Die EU-Verteidigungsminister haben am Montag Investitionen von insgesamt 55 Millionen Euro für die militärische Sicherheitsforschung von 2007 bis 2009 beschlossen weiterlesen >>>


Drei deutsche Soldaten bei Anschlag in Afghanistan getötet

(21.05.2007)

Bei einem Selbstmordanschlag in Kundus sind drei deutsche Soldaten getötet und drei weitere verwundet worden weiterlesen >>>


Coalition Forces discover EFP cache, tip leads to second EFP cache site (Iraq)

(21.05.2007)

Coalition Forces found two explosively-formed projectile improvised explosive device cache sites in a northwestern Baghdad neighborhood  weiterlesen >>>


Humpty-Dumpty launches demining programme in Jaffna (Sri Lanka)

(21.05.2007)

The Humpty Dumpty Institute (HDI) a US-based non-profit organization that develops innovative partnerships to tackle humanitarian problems around the world weiterlesen >>>


Colombia's forgotten war (Canada)

(21.05.2007)

The group of 10 Ontario Mennonites was to meet with a renowned Colombian economist known for his reformist views weiterlesen >>>


7 Killed on Bus in Iraq (Iraq)

(21.05.2007)

A mortar shell hit the roof of Iraq's parliament building in the Green Zone compound in Baghdad  weiterlesen >>>


Bianca Jagger wird Vorstandsvorsitzende des Weltzukunftsrates

(21.05.2007)

Wir stehen am Scheideweg der menschlichen Geschichte. Unser Handeln bzw. unsere Untätigkeit werden für die Zukunft allen Lebens auf der Erde für Tausende von Jahren, wenn nicht für immer entscheidend sein." weiterlesen >>>


Hoffnung nach Kambodscha bringen

(21.05.2007)

Die Stormarnerin unterstützt die Vorsitzende Ange Dries-Behrenbeck dabei, Grundschulen in Südostasien zu bauen weiterlesen >>>


Two men killed as Mogadishu mayor escapes roadside bomb (Somalia)

(21.05.2007)

Somali forces killed two people yesterday after Mogadishu's mayor escaped a roadside bomb weiterlesen >>>


Handicap International zur Streubombenkonferenz in Lima

(21.05.2007)

Vom 23. bis 25. Mai beraten in der peruanischen Hauptstadt mehr als 100 Staaten über einen geplanten internationalen Vertrag, der bis 2008 ein Verbot von Streumunition regeln soll weiterlesen >>>


New clash kills 3 in Sri Lanka's north (Sri Lanka)

(21.05.2007)

Two Tamil Tiger rebels and one government soldier were killed in a clash in Sri Lanka's north weiterlesen >>>


Daunting task of assisting returnees to south (Sudan)

(18.05.2007)

KHARTOUM, 17 May 2007 (IRIN) - Mary Kwol, a 35-year-old single mother of six, has been living in a Khartoum camp for internally displaced people (IDPs) for nearly 30 years.  weiterlesen >>>


Landmine in Livingstone (Zambia)

(18.05.2007)

A suspected landmine exploded in Livingstone on Monday morning, injuring a 25 year old woman of Nakatindi Compound.  weiterlesen >>>


Burma: Military Offensive Displacing Thousands of Civilians (Burma)

(18.05.2007)

The worst Burmese military offensive in 10 years has displaced at least 27,000 people in eastern Burma's Karen State since November 2005.  weiterlesen >>>


Large quantity of explosives seized in Bihar (India)

(18.05.2007)

Gaya, May 18 (PTI): A large quantity of explosive material, suspected to have been hidden by the banned CPI-Maoist for making landmines and bombs, was on Thursday unearthed at Pusatadh forest in Bihar's Gaya district.  weiterlesen >>>


Somali PM survives assassination attempt (Somalia)

(18.05.2007)

Somali Prime Minister Ali Mohamed Gedi was unharmed after an apparent assassination attempt on his life in northern Mogadishu.  weiterlesen >>>


Moves by Sri Lanka Military Worry Human Rights Group (Sri Lanka)

(18.05.2007)

A leading human rights activist expressed fears that a northbound mobilization of troops in Sri Lanka indicated the Colombo government was planning to open another front in its push into Tamil Tiger territory, in retaliation for increasingly brazen rebel attacks involving airstrikes against military air bases. weiterlesen >>>


Marathon ohne Grenzen Finale beim Ruhr Marathon (BRD)

(18.05.2007)

13. Station der Deutschland-Tour von Claudia Weber und Thomas Wenning war Saarbrücken, wo auf der Originalstrecke des am folgenden Wochenende stattfindenden Marathon gelaufen wurde.  weiterlesen >>>


8 gov't troopers killed, 4 wounded in Abra landmine blasts (Philippines)

(16.05.2007)

Seven soldiers, including a lieutenant and one CAFGU member, were killed and four others were seriously wounded in an encounter between government forces and a band of fully'armed New People's Army (NPA) in Barangay Bao-yan, Boliney, Abra on Wednesday. weiterlesen >>>


FC soldier dies in firing, four hurt in mine blast (Afghanistan)

(16.05.2007)

QUETTA, May 17: A Frontier Corps soldier was killed and another was seriously injured in firing by tribesmen while four more were injured in a landmine blast in the Kahan area of Kohlu district on Thursday. weiterlesen >>>


Honour for injured mine clearing expert (UK)

(16.05.2007)

NORTH-EAST mine clearing expert David Alderson was presented with a bravery award yesterday after losing a leg trying to rescue a shepherd from an unmarked minefield in Lebanon. weiterlesen >>>


War-hit Uganda to lag for "years" (Uganda)

(16.05.2007)

It will take up to four years to rebuild northern Uganda after two decades of rebellion, even if peace talks succeed, a top UN official says.  weiterlesen >>>


Chhattisgarh: Two policemen injured in blast (India)

(16.05.2007)

Raipur, May 16 (PTI): Two policemen were Tuesday injured in a landmine blast triggered by Maoists in Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh.  weiterlesen >>>


PKK landmine claims lives of two soldiers in southeast (Turkey)

(16.05.2007)

One lieutenant and a sergeant were killed near the Dicle district of the southeastern province of Diyarbakir after stepping on mine believed to have be placed by the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK). The soldiers were on a search mission when they stepped on the mine, private Cihan news agency said. weiterlesen >>>


Norwegian People's Aid Helps Clear Landmines in Cambodia (Cambodia)

(16.05.2007)

With around 840 landmine victims annually, Cambodia has the third highest number of casualties worldwide and projects have been carried out by the Cambodian Mine Action Center (CMAC) which are supported by the Norwegian People's Aid (NPA) to reduce this problem. weiterlesen >>>


"60 rebels" killed in Nato air strike (Afghanistan)

(16.05.2007)

KABUL: A Nato air strike on Monday night killed at least 60 suspected Taliban, including three of their commanders, and wounded dozens more in the southern Afghan province of Kandahar, police said yesterday. weiterlesen >>>


NPAs ambush, kill 5 Mindoro cops (Philippines)

(16.05.2007)

MANILA ' Five policemen were killed by landmine shrapnel and six others were wounded after they were ambushed by suspected New People's Army rebels in Occidental Mindoro May 10. weiterlesen >>>


Mogadishu blast kills five Ugandan peacekeepers (Somalia)

(16.05.2007)

MOGADISHU - A roadside blast in northern Mogadishu killed five African Union peacekeepers and wounded three others, a senior Somali army officer told AFP on Wednesday. weiterlesen >>>


400 million people live in "minefields" - report

(16.05.2007)

GENEVA, May 16 (Reuters) - 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 >>>


Die Macht der Pensionsfonds

(16.05.2007)

Investoren wollen von Unternehmen Transparenz zu Emissionen und Klimastrategien und fordern verantwortliches Wirtschaften. Dieser Trend rief bisher bei Unternehmen und den Medien meist nur Achselzucken hervor ' es schienen schließlich keine kursrelevanten Entscheidungen dahinter zu stehen. Diese Ignoranz dürfte sich nun ändern. weiterlesen >>>


Dubiose Graumarktgeschäften und unmoralische Rüstungsproduktion (BRD)

(16.05.2007)

Brisanter Daimler/Chrysler Wirtschaftskrimi weiterlesen >>>


440 Millionen Streumunitionen bedrohen 400 Millionen Menschen

(16.05.2007)

Bericht von Handicap International bestärkt die Forderung nach einem Verbot von Streumunition. weiterlesen >>>


Country Applauded for Implementation of Ottawa Landmines Convention

(15.05.2007)

Angola's engagement in the eradication of anti-personnel landmines has been praised by Ottawa Convention member States that mentioned it as an example that should be emulated weiterlesen >>>


UNICEF donates 140,000 USD for demining in Cambodia (CAMBODIA)

(15.05.2007)

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has donated more than 140,000 U.S. dollars for demining and landmine education in the western provinces of Cambodia for this year weiterlesen >>>


Two more Canadian soldiers killed in Kandahar (Afghanistan)

(15.05.2007)

Two more Canadian soldiers were killed in a landmine blast in the southern province of Kandahar weiterlesen >>>


Police unearth landmines, seize arms (India)

(15.05.2007)

Search operations carried out in various parts of Warangal. The district police arrested two persons and seized arms and ammunition.  weiterlesen >>>


Serbia/Montenegro: Last Balkan mine stockpiles destroyed under NATO-supported project (Serbia and Montenegro)

(15.05.2007)

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 >>>


Landmine blasts kill two soldiers in southeastern Turkey (Turkey)

(15.05.2007)

Two Turkish soldiers were killed in two separate landmine explosions weiterlesen >>>


Six civilians among 9 dead in landmine blasts, clash (Afghanistan)

(15.05.2007)

Landmine blasts and a clash between Taliban militants and police left nine people dead and several injured  weiterlesen >>>


An interview with Brigadier General Lok Bahadur Thapa, Director of

(15.05.2007)

It takes about four to five years to clear all the mines and IEDs fields throughout the country weiterlesen >>>


Ban Ki-Moon Calls For Elimination of Landmines (United Nations)

(15.05.2007)

On International Mine Action Day, Ban Ki-Moon Calls For Elimination Of Lethal Devices  weiterlesen >>>


Anti-tank mines kill 3 in Cambodia (CAMBODIA)

(15.05.2007)

Three people died on Monday evening in a forest in Battambang province's Bavel district, when the trailer transporting them home from collecting firewood detonated anti-tank mines, local media said on Wednesday weiterlesen >>>


Study: Millions Affected by Cluster Bombs

(15.05.2007)

In a just released report Wednesday, Handicap International says hundreds of millions of people worldwide face a daily risk of death or maiming by cluster bombs.  weiterlesen >>>


$1.5m mine victims boost (Vietnam)

(15.05.2007)

THE Federal Government has increased funding for the rehabilitation of landmine victims in Vietnam weiterlesen >>>


UN applauds demolition of wall as positive step (CYPRUS)

(15.05.2007)

The United Nations applauded the demolition on Friday of a wall in Nicosia symbolising the Cyprus conflict saying it would help pave the way for a crossing point in the heart of the world's last divided capital weiterlesen >>>


Red alert in Naxal-hit areas (INDIA)

(15.05.2007)

The alert was sounded after the killing of Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) MP Sunil Mahto and three others by the Naxals in Jamshedpur on Sunday weiterlesen >>>


Burma Border; Army wants answers over death of Thai mine owner (BURMA/MYANMAR)

(15.05.2007)

The Third Army yesterday ordered its intelligence service to find out the story behind a landmine explosion in Burma which left the Thai owner of an antimony mine dead and seriously injured an employee weiterlesen >>>


Kwanza Sul - Over 200 Anti-Personnel Landmines Deactivated (Angola)

(15.05.2007)

Two hundred and 42 anti-personnel landmines were deactivated last week around the National Oil Institute, coastal Kwanza Sul province, by the Angolan Professionals Association for the Action Against Landmines weiterlesen >>>


US State Department: Armenia Continues to Occupy Azerbaijani

(15.05.2007)

"Armenia continues to occupy the Azerbaijani territory of Nagorno-Karabakh and seven surrounding Azerbaijani territories", it is said in the US State Department's report with Human Rights in Armenia in 2006  weiterlesen >>>


Belarus interested in military cooperation with Canada (BELARUS)

(15.05.2007)

During the meeting it was noted, in recent years Canada has provided a substantial assistance to Belarus in the military and technical field, first of all, aid for the utilisation of 300,000 TNT-based antipersonnel mines weiterlesen >>>


OAS Continues Supporting Anti-Landmine Efforts In Honduras (Honduras)

(15.05.2007)

, the Office of Humanitarian Mine Action of the Organization of American States (OAS) will continue supporting that country's efforts to respond to reports about the presence of landmines weiterlesen >>>


Musician joins artist in land mines fight (United Kingdom)

(14.05.2007)

ROCK musician Steve Harley has joined forces with a contemporary artist to raise thousands of pounds at an exhibition in Warwickshire. weiterlesen >>>


An LTTE cadre killed and two wounded- Trincomalee and Jaffna (Sri Lanka)

(14.05.2007)

SL army troops gunned down an LTTE terrorist and injured another in front of the Northern Forward Defence line at Muhamalai this morning (15).  weiterlesen >>>


5 cops killed in NPA ambush in Occidental Mindoro (Phillipines)

(13.05.2007)

Five policemen were killed and five others were wounded after they were ambushed by suspected communist rebels weiterlesen >>>


Two claymore mines uncovered - Batticaloa (Sri Lanka)

(10.05.2007)

Acting on information received from civilian sources security forces personnel uncovered two claymore mines in the Batticaloa area last afternoon, Thursday the 10th of May.  weiterlesen >>>


FARC ambush kills 10 soldiers, injures 17 southwest of Colombia (Colombia)

(10.05.2007)

At least 10 soldiers died and 17 were injured Thursday in an ambush carried out by Colombia's Revolutionary Armed Forces (FARC) in a rural region in Valle's southwestern department, military sources said.  weiterlesen >>>


Pakistan builds anti-Taliban fence (Pakistan)

(10.05.2007)

Pakistan has erected the first section of a controversial fence on the Afghan border, severing a key corridor used by Taliban militants, the chief military spokesman told Agence France-Presse yesterday.  weiterlesen >>>


Six injured in mine blast by Maoists (India)

(10.05.2007)

BARIPADA, May 10: Six policemen, including sub-inspector Mr MK Deo, were injured when Maoists triggered a land-mine as the police vehicle was passing near Chadahipahadi grama panchayat area today. Two of the injured policemen were serious and rushed to SCB Medical College Hospital, Cuttack.  weiterlesen >>>


Safe" Cluster Bombs Disputed (Sweden)

(10.05.2007)

There's been strong criticism of claims from Defence Minister Mikael Odenberg that Sweden's cluster bombs aren't dangerous to civilians.  weiterlesen >>>


Angola: Huíla - Quipungo Hosts Workshop On Dangers of Landmines (Angola)

(10.05.2007)

A workshop about education on the dangers of landmines proceeds in Quipungo district, south Huíla province, with the discussion of themes such as prevention against landmines and manual for mobilising the communities for training.  weiterlesen >>>


Britain facing end of an era (UK)

(10.05.2007)

Prime Minister Tony Blair, who upended the old politics of liberalism and conservatism in Britain and pushed for an "ethical" foreign policy, said yesterday that he will step down June 27 after more than a decade in power.  weiterlesen >>>


Kolumbien hält traurigen Rekord bei Minenopfern (Kolumbien)

(10.05.2007)

Las Piedras - Gemeinsam mit zwei anderen Soldaten wollte Jorge Alirio Paredes am Fluss Wasser holen, als ihm eine Mine ein Bein abriss. Ein Jahr nach der Explosion lernt der 19 Jahre alte Kolumbianer mit Krücken inzwischen mühsam wieder zu laufen. Paredes Schicksal ist kein Einzelfall, denn Kolumbien hält einen traurigen Rekord: Nirgendwo sonst auf der Welt werden mehr Menschen durch Minen verletzt oder getötet.  weiterlesen >>>


Somalia tackles arms market (Somalia)

(10.05.2007)

In a bid to reinforce its tenuous grip on Somalia's war-wracked capital, officials have launched a crackdown on an outdoor market in Mogadishu known for its weapons vendors.  weiterlesen >>>


Disabled fall through the cracks of war (Afghanistan)

(09.05.2007)

War-related injuries account for about 17 per cent of Afghanistan's 747,000 to 867,000 disabled people, according to a report released by Handicapped International. In 2005, the NGO reported that at least 2.7 per cent of the population had "severe difficulties in everyday functioning," a number that has likely risen since then.  weiterlesen >>>


Two civilians die in land mine attack targeting Somali government official in capital, says official (Somalia)

(09.05.2007)

Two civilians were killed and another injured in a land mine attack targeting a convoy carrying Somali government officials in the restive capital Thursday, said an official and witnesses. weiterlesen >>>


2 killed and injured in mine explosion in west Iran (Iran)

(09.05.2007)

Mine explosion in Dopazeh border area of Sardasht in western Kurdestan province, killed one police officer and injured another seriously IRNA reported.  weiterlesen >>>


Die norwegische Verteidigungsministerin zu Besuch in der Schweiz (Schweiz)

(09.05.2007)

Bern, 09.05.2007 - Die norwegische Verteidigungsministerin Anne-Grete Strom-Erichsen wird am Donnerstag, 10. Mai 2007, von ihrem schweizerischen Amtskollegen Bundesrat Samuel Schmid zu einem offiziellen Besuch empfangen. Zwischen den Land- und Luftstreitkräften beider Staaten besteht eine langjährige Zusammenarbeit im Bereich der Ausbildung weiterlesen >>>


Somalia peacekeepers seize weapons during raid in capital (Somalia)

(09.05.2007)

African peacekeepers acting on a tip from a former insurgent in Somalia seized weapons hidden in houses in the southern part of the troubled capital yesterday , an official said. weiterlesen >>>


Communist rebels in Philippines kill 5 police, 2 soldiers (Philippines)

(09.05.2007)

Communist rebels detonated a land mine and opened fire on a police van Thursday, killing five officers and wounding five others, a military spokesman said. weiterlesen >>>


Cops death roll in Maoist attack rises to five (India)

(08.05.2007)

One more policeman in Chhattisgarh succumbed to his injuries Friday, a day after four police personnel were killed in the state in a landmine blast triggered by Maoist militants weiterlesen >>>


MV-79 village market remains closed (India)

(08.05.2007)

The market at MV-79 village near here, the scene of the bloody encounter between Maoists and security personnel yesterday, remained closed today weiterlesen >>>


Sri Lanka: Soldiers Shot at Mannar Bus Passengers after Landmine Attack (Sri Lanka)

(08.05.2007)

Disturbing information has come to light that soldiers in civilian attire were responsible for shooting passengers and crew of a private bus going from Mannar to Colombo on Monday April 23rd at Chettikulam weiterlesen >>>


Colombian star Juanes breaks silence at Latin conference keynote (Miami)

(08.05.2007)

n his first U.S. interview in more than a year, Colombian pop-rock star Juanes shared his creative process and commitment to social activism during the keynote Q&A Wednesday (April 25) at the Billboard Latin Music Conference in Miami weiterlesen >>>