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Video: Kambodscha - die Erben des Krieges

(14.12.2014)

Auch Jahre nachdem Landminen verlegt wurden, fordern sie noch erbarmungslos ihre Opfer. Fast jeder dieser Überlebenden benötigt ein Leben lang Unterstützung von nationalen und internationalen Hilfsorganisationen.  weiterlesen >>>


In Myanmar werden über die Hälfte aller Prothesen wegen Minen benötigt

(09.12.2014)

Myanmar ist das einzige Land, das nach wie vor regelmäßig Landminen einsetzt. Darunter leidet vor allem die Bevölkerung, wie die neuesten Statistiken zeigen. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


US-Außenminister Kerry über die Minenpolitik seines Landes

(08.12.2014)

In einem Gastbeitrag auf USA Today beschreibt Kerry, wie die USA dem Minenverbot langsam näher kommen.  weiterlesen >>>


Video: Angola

(06.12.2014)

Ein bewegendes Videos aus Angola erzählt die Geschichten eines achtjährigen Jungens, der einen Minenunfall überlebte, und eines ehemaligen Soldaten, der heute als Entminer arbeitet weiterlesen >>>


Landminen Bericht 2014: Weniger Unfälle – doch die Opfer bleiben

(03.12.2014)

Weltweites Engagement zeigt Wirkung: Auch 2013 gab es wieder weniger Unfälle mit Landminen als im Vorjahr. Doch noch immer benötigen die Überlebenden ein Leben lang Unterstützung. weiterlesen >>>


Wie türkische Minen syrische Flüchtlinge bedrohen

(02.12.2014)

An der Grenze zu Syrien liegen über 600.000 Minen vergraben. Sie stellen eine immense Bedrohung der syrischen Flüchtlinge dar. Drei Menschen starben bereits durch Unfälle mit Minen.  weiterlesen >>>


Mine aus dem zweiten Weltkrieg in Deutschland gefunden

(01.12.2014)

Auf dem Gelände der BUGA in Heilbronn wurden bei Bauarbeiten eine Panzerabwehrmine sowie weitere Überreste des zweiten Weltkrieges gefunden - und kontrolliert gesprent. weiterlesen >>>


Tödlicher Minenunfall in Mali

(28.11.2014)

In Mali wurden bei einer Explosion zwei Soldaten getötet, weitere wurden zum Teil schwer verletzt. Der Unfall ereignete sich im umkämpften Norden des Landes (in englischer Sprache) weiterlesen >>>


Three policemen killed, 18 injured in Naxal blast (India)

(27.04.2007)

Kanker (Chhattisgarh), April 27: Three policemen were killed and 18 others injured when suspected maoists triggered a powerful landmine blast, about 75 km from here, yesterday.  weiterlesen >>>


One Unexploded Bomb Per Person (Lebanon)

(27.04.2007)

SRIFA, Southern Lebanon, Apr 27 (IPS) - Close to a million unexploded bombs are estimated to litter southern Lebanon, according to UN forces engaged in the hazardous task of removing them. weiterlesen >>>


Four soldiers hurt in Arunachal landmine blast (India)

(26.04.2007)

Guwahati, April 26 - At least four soldiers were wounded in a powerful landmine explosion triggered by separatists in Arunachal Pradesh, military officials said Thursday. weiterlesen >>>


Somalia: Ethiopian forces intercept weapons (Somalia)

(25.04.2007)

(SomaliNet) The Ethiopian forces in Beledwein, provincial capital of Hiran region in central Somalia intercepted two trucks carrying weapons towards the capital, Mogadishu, sources say on Thursday.  weiterlesen >>>


Govt Applauded for Implementation of Ottawa Landmines Convention (Angola)

(25.04.2007)

Member states of the Ottawa Convention praised Angola and point out as an example to be followed by everyone due to its engagement in the eradication of anti-personnel landmines.  weiterlesen >>>


Winning hearts and minds no quick task (Afghanistan)

(25.04.2007)

PATROL BASE WILSON, Afghanistan Soldiers from India Company were looking for a little payback Wednesday morning, but all they got was the runaround. weiterlesen >>>


Man injured in mine explosion (Pakistan)

(24.04.2007)

QUETTA, April 25: One person suffered injuries in a landmine explosion in Denari Pat area of Dera Bugti, while police arrested a suspected militant in the Sui area and seized explosive substance from his possession on Wednesday. weiterlesen >>>


German government calls for armament initiative in favour of alternative cluster munitions (Germany)

(24.04.2007)

NGOs describe government's three-step plan for "renunciation of dangerous cluster munitions" as insufficient weiterlesen >>>


Pressemitteilung - Bundesregierung fordert Aufrüstungsinitiative für Streumunition

(24.04.2007)

Nichtregierungsorganisationen bezeichnen 3-Stufenplan der Bundesregierung zum "Verzicht auf gefährliche Streumunition" als unzureichend weiterlesen >>>


Marathon ohne Grenzen ' Laufen für Beine (BRD)

(23.04.2007)

Die beiden Ultraläufer Thomas Wenning (LAZ Rhede) und Claudia Weber haben sich ein Ziel gesetzt: 16 Marathons in 16 Tagen in allen 16 Bundesländern. weiterlesen >>>


Kampfmittelräumdienst sprengte Streubombe (BRD)

(23.04.2007)

Kölner Familie fand Bombe im Garten weiterlesen >>>


UN envoy asks for records of cluster bomb strikes (Switzerland)

(22.04.2007)

A UN envoy has asked Israel to hand over detailed electronic records of its cluster bomb strikes on southern Lebanon last summer to help munitions-clearing teams with their task weiterlesen >>>


Stufenplan gegen Streumunition (BRD)

(22.04.2007)

Die Bundesregierung hat einen Dreistufenplan zum weltweiten Verzicht auf gefährliche Streumunition vorgelegt weiterlesen >>>


Ethiopia: EU to step up efforts to rid Africa of landmines (Angola)

(22.04.2007)

The European Union will step up efforts to rid Africa, the world poorest continent and one of its most conflict-prone regions, of landmines and small arms weiterlesen >>>


Peru protests Chilean border landmines before OAS (Peru)

(22.04.2007)

Peru filed an official protest with the Permanent Council of the Organization of American States (O.A.S.) that Chile clears its remaining land mines in areas near the two countries border weiterlesen >>>


Liquid Landmine,"Qaeda Tool? (U.K.)

(22.04.2007)

While traveling over the Easter break, we were prevented from taking a bottle of water on to a plane. It was an unopened bottle, bought in the departure area, so this seemed a bit overzealous. But liquid explosives are clearly still high on the danger list. weiterlesen >>>


Dead soldiers' crewmates return to field (Canada)

(22.04.2007)

crew commander was leading a similar armoured vehicle when it struck a massive roadside bomb weiterlesen >>>


Cop killed, 4 others injured in blast (India)

(22.04.2007)

One security personnel was killed and four others were seriously injured when a police vehicle came under the impact of a landmine blast weiterlesen >>>


Somali deaths mount, president downplays clashes (Somalia)

(22.04.2007)

Sporadic shelling and gunfire shook Mogadishu on Friday, but Somali President Abdullahi Yusuf downplayed this week's violence which residents say has killed at least 30 people and wounded scores more weiterlesen >>>


LTTE explosives haul recovered in Chilaw (Sri Lanka)

(20.04.2007)

CHILAW: A haul of explosives were recovered from an LTTE suspect in Battalu Oya, Udappuwa area in Chilaw last morning, Police Media Spokesman Senior DIG Jayantha Wickramaratne said.  weiterlesen >>>


Two injured in blasts (India)

(20.04.2007)

JAMMU, April 19: Two landmine explosions rocked the Indo-Pak border in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, in which two villagers were injured, official sources said today.  weiterlesen >>>


Sectarian strife in Kurram valley (Pakistan)

(20.04.2007)

Every ten years or so, sectarian riots break out in Kurram Agency and destroy the peace and serenity of this beautiful tribal region bordering Afghanistan. weiterlesen >>>


J'khand: Naxals united in violence (India)

(20.04.2007)

Ranchi (Jharkhand): This admission from Jharkhand's top cop, after a recent landmine blast in Bokaro killed 15 STF personnel, shows that Jharkhand is losing its battle against the Naxals.  weiterlesen >>>


Latest Mogadishu violence kills 21 people (Somalia)

(20.04.2007)

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Sporadic shelling and gunfire went on through the night in Mogadishu and residents on Friday said latest fighting and a suicide attack at an Ethiopian base had killed at least 21 people and wounded another 101. weiterlesen >>>


Pakistan, Afghan forces clash on border (Pakistan/Afghanistan)

(19.04.2007)

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan said on Friday its troops had exchanged fire with an Afghan patrol a day earlier, but contradicted Kabul's account that Afghan troops were tearing down a fence Pakistan had put up on the disputed frontier. weiterlesen >>>


First national capacity for weapons clearance established in Western Sahara (U.K.)

(18.04.2007)

On Tuesday 17 April 2007, Landmine Action held a graduation ceremony for the first group of Saharawi clearance operators  weiterlesen >>>


OAS Continues Supporting Anti-landmine Efforts in Honduras (Netherlands)

(18.04.2007)

At the request of the government of Honduras, 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 >>>


UN chief calls for compromise on Western Sahara autonomy proposal (Morocco)

(18.04.2007)

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon reiterated his call to all sides, including Algeria and Mauritania, in the dispute over Western Sahara, to enter into negotiations without preconditions to reach a solution to the three-decade old Sahara dispute between Morocco and the Algerian-backed Polisario Front. weiterlesen >>>


UN envoy: Israel's imprisonment of PA children feeds violence (Israel)

(18.04.2007)

A United Nations envoy said Thursday that Israel's detention of Palestinian children and failure give them proper trials are a problem that feeds the violence in the region. weiterlesen >>>


Cedar City soldier said to be improving (U.S.)

(18.04.2007)

Cedar City soldier Travis Wood, who was badly injured in Afghanistan in January, received a Purple Heart last month at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C.  weiterlesen >>>


Travel warnings relaxed for Thai-Burma border (Myanmar/Thailand)

(18.04.2007)

Travel to Burma's border areas is no longer being advised against in a relaxation of travel advice to the country.  weiterlesen >>>


Ethiopia: European Commission to donate 8m in clearing Ethiopian land mines (Ethiopia)

(18.04.2007)

(SomaliNet) On Wednesday, the European Commission (EC) announced an 8 million donation to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) for the removal of landmines in the two regions of Ethiopia.  weiterlesen >>>


Vier britische Soldaten im Irak getötet

(18.04.2007)

In der südirakischen Stadt Basra sind in der Nacht vier britische Soldaten sowie ein irakischer Zivilist getötet worden.  weiterlesen >>>


Rotes Kreuz will Gefahren von Streumunition verringern (Schweiz)

(18.04.2007)

In Montreux hat eine Konferenz des Internationalen Komitees vom Roten Kreuz (IKRK) über Streumunition begonnen. Experten aus mehreren Ländern und Organisationen beraten, wie die Auswirkungen auf die Menschen minimiert werden können.  weiterlesen >>>


Bundeskabinett beschließt mehr Grundrechtsschutz bei verdeckten Ermittlungsmaßnahmen (BRD)

(18.04.2007)

Mit diesem Gesetzesentwurf will die Bundesregierung die Vorschriften zur Telekommunikationsüberwachung und anderen verdeckten Ermittlungsmaßnahmen im Strafverfahren neu ordnen und den Rechtsschutz der Betroffenen erheblich verbessern. weiterlesen >>>


AAI Calls for Congressional Investigation of Israeli Use of Cluster Bombs (Israel/Lebanon)

(18.04.2007)

WASHINGTON ' April 17, 2007 ' The Arab American Institute (AAI) today called on Congress to conduct hearings on a recent preliminary State Department report indicating Israel may have violated bilateral agreements in its indiscriminate use of cluster bombs during the recent Lebanon-Israel war.  weiterlesen >>>


U.N. council authorizes Lebanese mission (Lebanon/Israel)

(18.04.2007)

UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. Security Council expressed "serious concern" at mounting reports of weapons being smuggled from Syria to Lebanon and authorized an independent mission to evaluate monitoring of the border between the two countries. weiterlesen >>>


Oil victim of Turkey, Kurd fight (Turkey)

(18.04.2007)

WASHINGTON, DC, United States (UPI) -- Iraq`s already-fragile northern oil sector could be the victim -- along with Iraqis and Turks -- if Ankara gives the green light for troops to invade northern Iraq on the hunt for the Kurdistan Workers Party. weiterlesen >>>


Narathiwat deputy police chief injured in Tak Bai explosion (Thailand)

(18.04.2007)

Narathiwat - The Narathiwat deputy police chief was severely injured when he stepped on a homemade landmine while inspecting a bomb scene in this southern border province Wednesday morning. weiterlesen >>>


5 U.N. workers killed in Afghanistan (Afghanistan)

(18.04.2007)

The blast is the deadliest targeting such staff since the Taliban's fall in 2001. weiterlesen >>>


Fünf Tote bei schwerstem Anschlag seit Sturz der Taliban (Afghanistan)

(18.04.2007)

Sprengsatz wird in Kandahar neben einem UN-Konvoi ferngezündet weiterlesen >>>


Lebanon to seek war reparations for damages from Israel (Lebanon)

(17.04.2007)

Beirut & Washington - Lebanon is preparing to go to an international tribunal to seek reparations from Israel for damage caused during last year's month-long war, the country's finance minister Jihad Azour has said. weiterlesen >>>


Belgian defense min: Israel must pay for cluster bomb cleanup (Belgium/Israel)

(17.04.2007)

Belgium's Defense Minister said last week that he would act to extract payment from Israel for the removal of cluster bomb fragments that the Israel Defense Forces fired into Lebanese territory during the Second Lebanon War.  weiterlesen >>>


Canada urged to help millions denied school in war-torn nations (Canada)

(17.04.2007)

At least 39 million children in war-torn and conflict-ridden countries are denied access to a basic education - a problem Canada must tackle, according to a report by an international children's rights agency. weiterlesen >>>


Australia Donates Sh2.6 Billion for North (Uganda)

(17.04.2007)

AUSTRALIA will provide an additional $1.5m (about sh2.6b) for humanitarian relief and clearing of landmines in northern Uganda. weiterlesen >>>


Reed Elsevier AGM faces arms protest (U.K.)

(17.04.2007)

New allegations on Reed Elsevier's links to the most controversial parts of the arms trade have emerged, as peace protesters descend today on the AGM in London of the conference and publishing company.  weiterlesen >>>


Burmese groups agree to ban on landmines (Myanmar)

(17.04.2007)

Three Burmese ethnic groups have committed themselves to a total ban on landmines in their struggle against the military government. weiterlesen >>>


War-Affected Youth Launch Campaign for Greater Involvement in Peace Process (Uganda)

(17.04.2007)

Twelve youth from northern Uganda have traveled to Kampala to ask the government to allow them be part of the Juba peace talks.  weiterlesen >>>


Uganda: War And Suffering (Uganda)

(17.04.2007)

I recently returned from visiting Uganda where my organization, The Africa Project works to help victims of the 20-year war there. weiterlesen >>>


The Long Walk of the Kuchi (Afghanistan)

(17.04.2007)

A nomadic tribe confronts the latest chapter in Afghanistan's tumultuous history weiterlesen >>>


UAE demining project clear ten villages in S. Lebanon (Lebanon)

(15.04.2007)

Beirut - The UAE Project for Support and Reconstruction of Lebanon announced that ten villages in Southern Lebanon had been cleared from unexplosive ordinance.  weiterlesen >>>


UN medals for Indian troops (India)

(15.04.2007)

Chandigarh, April 15 - Coinciding with its 302nd Raising Day celebrations, the Force Commander, United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL), Maj Gen Claudio Graziano, on Friday presented UN medals to personnel of 15 Punjab at Lebanon, tasked with enforcing peace in southern Lebanon under a UN mandate. weiterlesen >>>


Old mine blasts in Afghan capital (Afghanistan)

(15.04.2007)

An old mine exploded in western Kabul, capital of Afghanistan, on Sunday, but caused no casualties and damage, a police officer told Xinhua.  weiterlesen >>>


Mathew Shaffer's Semester at Sea: Visit to Vietnam is fascinating (Vietnam)

(15.04.2007)

Greetings from Vietnam. As our ship floats down river and out into the South China Sea, we leave the bright lights and noise of Ho Chi Minh City quietly behind us. weiterlesen >>>


Mine kills nine soldiers in east Sudan (Sudan)

(14.04.2007)

KHARTOUM 04/15 - A landmine killed nine Sudanese army soldiers and wounded 11 on Sudan`s eastern border with Ethiopia, army spokesman Brigadier Osman al-Aghbash said on Saturday.  weiterlesen >>>


Pressemitteilung: Der Protest geht online: Westernhagen gegen Landminen und Streumunition

(14.04.2007)

Der Künstler und Schauspieler Marius Müller-Westernhagen unterstützt das Aktionsbündnis Landmine.de mit ambitionierter Web-Aktion  weiterlesen >>>


Four Afghans Killed In Southern Afghanistan By Suicide Bomber (Afghanistan)

(14.04.2007)

KANDAHAR, April 15, 2007 -- Police say four Afghans working for a security firm were killed today when a suicide car bomber targeted a private security firm in southern Afghanistan.  weiterlesen >>>


UNICEF helps nation fight landmines (Vietnam)

(14.04.2007)

Isabelle Bardem, head of UNICEF Viet Nam's Childhood Injury Prevention Programme, spoke with Viet Nam News about efforts to raise awareness of the ongoing dangers of unexploded ordnance. weiterlesen >>>


Over three million Angolan voters registered (Angola)

(14.04.2007)

Luanda, Apr 15 (NNN-ANGOP) At least 3.5 million citizens at voting age registered until April 12 across the country, said Friday in Luanda the assistant coordinator of the Interministeral Commission for Electoral Process (CIPE), Edeltrudes Costa, during a meeting with political parties representatives. weiterlesen >>>


UAE demining effort in Lebanon hailed (Lebanon)

(13.04.2007)

BEIRUT - The UAE project for support and reconstruction of Lebanon announced that 10 villages in Southern Lebanon had been cleared from unexploded ordinance. weiterlesen >>>


Minenräumung für einen Golfplatz (Ägypten)

(13.04.2007)

El Alamein - Das Schlachtfeld von El Alamein an der ägyptischen Mittelmeerküste soll ein Ferienparadies für passionierte Golfspieler werden. weiterlesen >>>


Teen violinist wants to use talent to help others (U.S.A.)

(13.04.2007)

CANTON, Ohio - A teenage violinist said he wants to make music with a cause. weiterlesen >>>


British forces kill eight gunmen in southern Iraqi city (Iraq)

(13.04.2007)

BASRA, Iraq, April 14 (Reuters) - British forces killed eight gunmen laying landmines in the volatile southern city of Basra, the British military said on Saturday. weiterlesen >>>


Schools in Middle East must be Zones of Peace (Lebanon)

(13.04.2007)

Completing a three-day fact-finding mission to Lebanon, the United Nations envoy for children in armed conflict today called on all sides in the Middle East to respect international humanitarian law and ensure schools are "zones of peace" where children are protected.  weiterlesen >>>


2 injured in IED explosion (India)

(13.04.2007)

Srinagar: Two persons were injured in a landmine explosion near Line of Control on Thursday.  weiterlesen >>>


UN envoy on children says Israel broke international law (Lebanon/Israel)

(13.04.2007)

Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflicts, Radhika Coomaraswamy, tours southern Lebanon, says Israel used 'disproportionate force' during war weiterlesen >>>


Australia to help Vietnam landmine survivors (Australia/Vietnam)

(13.04.2007)

Australia will commit $US1.25 million over three years to support the physical rehabilitation of landmine survivors in Vietnam.  weiterlesen >>>


Thanh Nien thanked for exposing illegal mining, troops' nexus (Vietnam)

(13.04.2007)

A Thanh Nien expose on illegal mining at a Vietnamese tourist site, allegedly abetted by soldiers, sent local authorities into confabulations Thursday.  weiterlesen >>>


Jaipur Foot takes off for Lebanon (Lebanon)

(13.04.2007)

Jaipur, April 13 (IANS) The Jaipur Foot - artificial legs made in Rajasthan - is all set to travel to war-hit Lebanon and Sri Lanka to aid amputees there. weiterlesen >>>


World War II mine still packs a punch (U.S.A.)

(13.04.2007)

Police detonate the Japanese weapon, which was donated to the Kansas National Guard museum weiterlesen >>>


WFP Shifts From Emergency War Relief To Recovery In South Sudan (Sudan)

(13.04.2007)

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) said today that due to a reduced demand for food aid it will gradually shift its operations in southern Sudan from emergency war relief to longer term recovery after more than 20 years of delivering food aid to the region.  weiterlesen >>>


Akçakale border to operate at full capacity (Syria/Turkey)

(13.04.2007)

Akçakale border to operate at full capacity. weiterlesen >>>


Two Pakistani troops killed in mine blast (Pakistan)

(12.04.2007)

QUETTA, Pakistan, April 13 (Reuters) - Two Pakistani troops clearing landmines for a road project in gas-rich Baluchistan province were killed on Friday when a mine exploded, a security official said. weiterlesen >>>


The human impact of cluster munition (Lebanon)

(12.04.2007)

Lebanon, six months ago: 21-year-old Fayz is sitting in his living room, staring at the leg he cannot use anymore because the nerves have been cut as a result of a cluster submunition explosion. weiterlesen >>>


Three soldiers wounded in landmine explosion in eastern Turkey (Turkey)

(11.04.2007)

Three soldiers of the Turkish security forces were wounded in a landmine explosion in eastern Turkey on Thursday, local CNN Turk reported.  weiterlesen >>>


Students oppose use of landmines (Canada)

(11.04.2007)

There are currently 50-100 million landmines planted in or on the ground right now.  weiterlesen >>>


Landmine Safety Training Video for United Nations Workers (U.S.)

(11.04.2007)

CALIFORNIA.- Cluster bombs, improvised explosive devices and landmines create major challenges for relief workers entering areas ravaged by war. weiterlesen >>>


Gefährliche Bergung der Panzerminen (Österreich)

(11.04.2007)

Auf dem Gelände der ehemaligen Munitionsfabrik in Tillmitsch liegen immer noch alte Panzerminen. Jetzt werden sie von Experten geborgen. weiterlesen >>>


Keine Pensionen aus Streubombenproduktion (Deutschland)

(11.04.2007)

Wegen der Herstellung umstrittener Waffen soll die deutsche Rheinmetall aus norwegischem Pensionsfonds fliegen weiterlesen >>>


Bill On Banned Weapons Considered (South Africa)

(11.04.2007)

The country's courts will have jurisdiction to prosecute South Africans who contravene, even outside the country, provisions of a proposed bill on the prohibition and restriction on using certain categories of conventional weapons.  weiterlesen >>>


Moz: Bad storage caused blasts (Mozambique)

(11.04.2007)

Maputo - An official report into explosions last month that ripped apart Mozambique's main armoury and killed 119 people has blamed the tragedy on poor storage conditions, said officials on Thursday.  weiterlesen >>>


Fifth Bosnian military contingent departs for Iraq (Bosnia-Herzegovina)

(11.04.2007)

The fifth contingent of the Bosnia-Herzegovina's army departed for Iraq on Thursday to help with the removal of mines. weiterlesen >>>


ABN Amro shareholder Dutch pension fund ABP awaits proposed Barclays deal detail (The Netherlands)

(11.04.2007)

HEERLEN, the Netherlands (Thomson Financial) - ABN Amro Holding NV shareholder Dutch pension fund ABP is waiting on an announcement from the Dutch bank about its future strategy before deciding its stance over the proposed merger with Barclays PLC. weiterlesen >>>


Death from above (U.S.A.)

(11.04.2007)

I find it virtually impossible to avoid analysis of the omnipresent "support the troops" concept. weiterlesen >>>


Sneh: Cluster bomb use was a mistake (Lebanon/Israel)

(11.04.2007)

Israel made a mistake when it used cluster bombs during the Second Lebanon War, deputy defense minister Ephraim Sneh told the BBC in a documentary on last summer's war in Lebanon set to be broadcast on the Radio 4 network in the United Kingdom on Tuesday and internationally on the BBC world service and Web site later this week.  weiterlesen >>>


Mennonites join in anti-cluster bombs initiative (U.S.A.)

(11.04.2007)

In addition to pushing for a complete ban on the production, storing and use of cluster bombs, this Spring the US wing of the North American peace church development agency Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) will be advocating for US legislation to limit the use of cluster bombs.  weiterlesen >>>


Symphony musician charged over explosives (New Zealand)

(11.04.2007)

A Christchurch Symphony musician has been charged with unlawfully possessing explosives, some allegedly military in origin.  weiterlesen >>>


Landmine, bomb blasts in Sui and Khuzdar (Pakistan)

(11.04.2007)

QUETTA, April 10: A 75-year-old man was killed and four security personnel and six other people were injured in three landmine explosions in Sui area on Tuesday. weiterlesen >>>


Turkish Commandos Cross Into Iraq to Destroy Kurdish Terrorist Camps (Turkay/Iraq)

(11.04.2007)

The Turkish army crossed 20 kilometers into Iraq in an effort to destroy camps located to the east of Zaho. weiterlesen >>>


Two Colombian soldiers killed in landmine explosion (Colombia)

(11.04.2007)

Rebels killed two Colombian soldiers in a landmine explosion on Tuesday in the southwestern Colombian province of Valle del Cauca, the army's third brigade said.  weiterlesen >>>


Weapons cache found during drug raid (U.S.A)

(11.04.2007)

Police seize guns, bombs, grenades weiterlesen >>>


21 Chechen rebels killed in 2007 (Chechnya)

(11.04.2007)

Twenty-one Chechen rebels have been killed and 138 arrested so far this year, a senior Russian interior ministry official said Tuesday. weiterlesen >>>


Citizen writer wins top fellowship (Canada)

(11.04.2007)

Citizen senior writer Chris Cobb has been awarded the prestigious 2007 Michener-Deacon Fellowship. weiterlesen >>>


Hadia soll wieder lachen und laufen können (Jemen)

(11.04.2007)

Lachen kann sie schon wieder, nun soll die kleine Hadia aus dem Jemen auch wieder das Laufen lernen: Im Klinikum St. Marien werden dem Mädchen, das bei einer Landminenexplosion beide Beine verloren hat, Prothesen angepasst. weiterlesen >>>


YEMEN: Government accused of planting landmines (Yemen)

(10.04.2007)

SANAA, 11 April 2007 (IRIN) - The humanitarian situation in Yemen's northern province of Saada is worsening with reports that the army is laying anti-personnel mines in the area, say sources with access to the region.  weiterlesen >>>


Heimlicher Bau von Streubomben für Bundeswehr aufgedeckt (Deutschland)

(10.04.2007)

Wir dokumentieren dazu eine Pressemitteilung der "AG Frieden" aus Trier zu einem Vortrag von Claudia Haydt von der "Informationsstelle Militarisierung" zum Thema "Deutschland rüstet für den Krieg". weiterlesen >>>


UN slams disarmament setbacks (U.N.)

(10.04.2007)

New York - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called recent setbacks in international disarmament "unacceptable" and appealed on Monday for a re-examination of the foundations of global security.  weiterlesen >>>


Landmine blast kills four Pakistani soldiers (Pakistan)

(10.04.2007)

Quetta, April 10: Four Pakistan Army soldiers were killed and two injured when their vehicle was blown up in a landmine blast in south western Baluchistan province yesterday, security officials said.  weiterlesen >>>


Mine blast claims 5 victims in Ilam (Iran)

(10.04.2007)

LONDON, April 10 (IranMania) - One person was killed and four others injured in a mine explosion in this western city. weiterlesen >>>


Nine soldiers, village guard killed in three days (Turkey)

(10.04.2007)

Nine soldiers and a village guard were killed in clashes and in two separate land mine explosions in southeast Turkey, reports and officials said on Monday.  weiterlesen >>>