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Libanon: Schnee verdeckt Minenfelder

(14.01.2015)

Durch heftige Stürme in den letzten Tagen wurden viele Minenfelder und entsprechende Warnschilder im Süden des Landes verdeckt. Die Minenfelder stellen nun eine noch größere Gefahr für die Bevölkerung dar. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Palästina tritt als 116. Staat dem Streubombenverbot bei

(07.01.2015)

Am 2. Januar reichte Botschafter Mansour die notwendigen Beitrittsunterlagen bei den Vereinten Nationen in New York ein. Der Beitritt Palästinas lässt darauf hoffen, dass 2015 noch viele weitere Staaten diesem Beispiel folgen. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Pakistan: 4 Sicherheitskräfte bei Explosion einer Landmine getötet

(04.01.2015)

Die Männer wurden getötet, als sie mit ihrem Fahrzeug in der Region Orakzai mit dem Fahrzeug über eine Mine fuhren. Zwei weitere Insassen wurden schwer verletzt (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Sudan: SPLM-N verspricht Vernichtung sämtlicher Bestände an Landminen

(02.01.2015)

Laut einem Sprecher der im Sudan nicht anerkannten Partei sollen zu einem noch nicht genannten Datum sämtliche Bestände an im Laufe der Jahre erbeuteten Landminen öffentlich vernichtet werden. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Der iranische Leopard freut sich über Landminen

(01.01.2015)

So schrecklich Landminen sind: die Leoparden der Grenzregion Iran-Irak freuen sich. Denn die Landminen halten die Menschen fern und die gefährdeten Wildkatzen konnten sich in den letzten Jahren vermehren (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Indien: 2 Schwerverletzte durch 2 Explosionen

(31.12.2014)

Innerhalb von nur ein paar Tagen wurden ein Soldat und ein Zivilist Opfer von Landminen, die in der Region Kaschmir vergraben waren (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Pakistan: Bäuerin verliert ein Bein durch eine Landmine

(29.12.2014)

Mashanga Bibi arbeitete nichtsahnenden auf dem Feld - als auf einmal eine Landmine unter ihr explodierte. Sie überlebte - aber verlor ein Bein (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Mosambik: Provinz Tete von Minen befreit

(25.12.2014)

Und wieder rückt Mosambik dem Ziel, bald vollkommen frei von Minen zu sein, ein Stück näher. Rund 5 Millionen Quadratmeter wurden geräumt, mehr als 75.000 wurden entfernt. (in Englisch) 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 >>>


Law professor returns from bomb-clearing project in South Lebanon (Lebanon)

(08.05.2007)

University of St. Thomas School of Law Associate Professor Virgil Wiebe spent part of his Easter holiday close to the Holy Land working on a project that has been part of his scholarship for the past decade weiterlesen >>>


Farmer dies of landmine explosion, another injured (Iran)

(08.05.2007)

A farmer died on Saturday when a landmine went off in Qaleh-Ji village on suburbs of Marivan weiterlesen >>>


Ban cluster bombs, stem flow of conflict diamonds (EU)

(08.05.2007)

In the report MEPs call for an EU-wide ban on cluster bombs - where unexploded ordinance can lie scattered around a wide area endangering civilians weiterlesen >>>


UN-backed body says reconstruction plan for Afghanistan on track (Afghanistan)

(08.05.2007)

The high-level United Nations-backed body tasked with overseeing the Afghanistan Compact, a five-year reconstruction blueprint for the war-ravaged country, said today that since its inaugural meeting last year, the implementation of the plan - which aims to bolster security, economic development and counter-narcotics efforts - is on track weiterlesen >>>


HRH Prince Mir'ed Participates in Demining Meeting (Jordan)

(08.05.2007)

His Royal Highness Mir'ed Ben Rae'd President of National Demining & Rehabilitation Commission participated in the meetings of the standing committees of the anti-personnel mine ban convention held in Geneva recently weiterlesen >>>


Landmines Kill Two, Injure Six (Angola)

(08.05.2007)

Two people were killed and six others were injured as a result of the explosion, in different moments, of a total of six landmines in the first quarter of this year, in the eastern Moxico Province weiterlesen >>>


Army holds day-long anti-mining awareness camp in Kashmir (India)

(08.05.2007)

The day-long awareness camp is intended to educate villagers, living along the India-Pakistan border in Jammu and Kashmir, about the landmines and claymores, that are left behind after de-mining weiterlesen >>>


Some 4488 landmines Destroyed in Al Silait Region (Sudan)

(08.05.2007)

Al Silait region in east Khartoum yesterday witnessed the destruction of 4488 landmines from the landmine research weiterlesen >>>


Why South Lebanon Remains Unfarmed This Year (Lebanon)

(08.05.2007)

Much of the land in South Lebanon has remained unfarmed this year weiterlesen >>>


Government troops raid NPA camp in Agusan del Sur (Philippines)

(08.05.2007)

Government troops raided on Friday an encampment of around 30 communist rebels of the New People's Army (NPA) weiterlesen >>>


4 years after Indo-pak cease-fire (India/Pakistan)

(08.05.2007)

Mines near LoC pose threat to lives weiterlesen >>>


Sanitising Jammu-Srinagar highway begins (India)

(08.05.2007)

Security forces have started sanitizing the 300-km long Jammu-Srinagar national highway against explosives that might have been planted by militants in order to ensure incident free travel of Government employees who will be heading for the state's summer capital from Saturday in connection with the biannual Durbar move weiterlesen >>>


Army saves lives of two teenagers in Kashmir (India)

(08.05.2007)

The Army today claimed to have saved the lives of two teenagers who had accidentally stepped on a landmine planted by troops near the Line of Control (LoC) in Gurez sector of Jammu and Kashmir weiterlesen >>>


Suspects who planted landmines in central Somalia captured (Somalia)

(08.05.2007)

Somali police in the central town of Beletwein arrested three men on Friday on suspicion of planting landmines weiterlesen >>>


Western Sahara's explosive legacy (Western Sahara)

(08.05.2007)

The ground here is laced with about seven million landmines and thousands of unexploded munitions. Landmine Action (LMA), a UK-based organisation, is here to deal with the ordnance. weiterlesen >>>


Landmines: A History

(08.05.2007)

What Are Landmines? weiterlesen >>>


Selling oil is easier than investing ethically, Norway finds (Norway)

(08.05.2007)

For a people whose deep national pride is bestowing the Nobel Peace Prize, Norwegians are developing a reputation for throwing sharp elbows weiterlesen >>>


Dadullah interview airs on al Jazeera (Afghanistan)

(08.05.2007)

Afghan officials declared on Monday that Afghan security forces have surrounded nearly 200 Taliban fighters and key commanders weiterlesen >>>


10 slain in Sri Lanka (Sri Lanka)

(07.05.2007)

A landmine detonated by Tamil Tigers killed three police commandos weiterlesen >>>


Developments Towards Middle East Peace Could Be Threatened By Recent Violence, UN Security Council Told (UN)

(07.05.2007)

While the long-stalled Middle East peace process was beginning to stir, with both Israel and Arab States showing interest in holding talks, the top United Nations political official told the Security Council today that forward momentum could be threatened in the wake of the sharp escalation of Israeli-Palestinian violence in the West Bank and Gaza. weiterlesen >>>


Spokane man killed in Iraq (Iraq)

(07.05.2007)

A soldier from Spokane was killed Thursday in Iraq after his armored vehicle was struck by a roadside bomb weiterlesen >>>


Tata in race to upgrade army' s Bofors guns (India)

(07.05.2007)

The government has for the first time invited an Indian company and at least two more foreign firms to upgrade the army' s entire complement of over 360 Bofors artillery guns for $400 million. weiterlesen >>>


Civilian toll undoes good deeds of US troops (Kabul)

(07.05.2007)

The red-haired two-year-old had been flown to the US military hospital in Bagram, outside Kabul, the Afghan capital, after being injured when American soldiers opened fire on her family' s car at a checkpoint in the eastern town of Khost. weiterlesen >>>


Viele Tote bei Militäroffensive

(06.05.2007)

Bei den schwersten Kämpfen im Westen Afghanistans seit dem Sturz der Taliban Ende 2001 sind nach amerikanischen Militärangaben mindestens 136 radikal-islamische Rebellen getötet worden weiterlesen >>>


Blix fordert mehr Schweizer Engagement (Schweiz)

(06.05.2007)

Der schwedische Abrüstungsexperte Hans Blix hat die Schweiz aufgefordert, ihren Einsatz gegenMassenvernichtungswaffen zu intensivieren weiterlesen >>>


Israels Regierung am Abgrund

(06.05.2007)

Ehud Olmert ist planlos, überhastet und mit unrealistischen Zielen in den Libanon-Krieg gezogen. Das hat eine Untersuchungskommission dem israelischen Premier jetzt offiziell bescheinigt - trotzdem stellte er am Abend klar: Ein Rücktritt kommt nicht in Frage. weiterlesen >>>


Was immer geschieht, wir bleiben hier"

(06.05.2007)

Die Menschen in der südlibanesischen Hisbollah-Hochburg Bint Jbeil haben Angst vor einem neuen Krieg mit Israel weiterlesen >>>


Wasser für Afghanistan

(06.05.2007)

Afghanistan leidet nicht nur unter den Folgen der Kriege, sondern auch unter einer seit Jahren anhaltenden Dürre. Viele Flüsse führen zu wenig Wasser, um Kraftwerke zu betreiben oder in Versorgungskanäle eingespeist zu werden. Tausende Kinder sterben, weil sie verunreinigtes Wasser trinken weiterlesen >>>


UN-backed body says reconstruction plan for Afghanistan on track (Afghanistan)

(02.05.2007)

UNITED NATIONS: The high-level United Nations-backed body tasked with overseeing the Afghanistan Compact, a five-year reconstruction blueprint for the war-ravaged country, said today that since its inaugural meeting last year, the implementation of the plan - which aims to bolster security, economic development and counter-narcotics efforts - is on track.  weiterlesen >>>


Human rights and wrongs: MEPs look back over 2006 (EU)

(02.05.2007)

Last week the European Parliament adopted its annual report on human rights in the world.  weiterlesen >>>