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UNMAS fordert 300 Millionen Dollar für Anti-Minen-Aktionen

(19.02.2015)

Minenräumung kostet Zeit und Geld - doch es lohnt sich. Laut UNMAS stehen Länder wie Afghanistan kurz davor minenfrei zu werden, wenn die internationale Unterstützung nicht nachlässt. (Podcast in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Süddeutsche Zeitung: Explosive Streumunition in Laos - Stadt, Land, Bombe

(17.02.2015)

Vor 40 Jahren endete der Vietnamkrieg, doch im Nachbarland Laos tötet dessen Erbe noch heute. Bis zu 80 Millionen Blindgänger schlummern im Boden. Trotz der Gefahren sind die US-Bomben eine Ressource - Löffel, Boote und Häuser erwachsen daraus.  weiterlesen >>>


Technologie und Ehrgeiz machen es möglich

(17.02.2015)

Wie ein junger Australier, der als Soldat in Afghanistan beide Beine durch eine Landmine verlor, nun auf dem besten Weg ist, paralympisches Gold im Kanufahren zu holen (Video in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Ist die Welt ab 2025 minenfrei!?

(15.02.2015)

Wenn es nach der Internationalen Kampagne gegen Landminen (ICBL) geht, dann ist die Welt 2025 frei von Minen. Sie hat deshalb schon mal eine Landkarte erstellt, die das zeigt.  weiterlesen >>>


Japan vernichtet Bestände an Streubomben

(11.02.2015)

Auf einer Pressekonferenz am 10.02.2015 gaben das Außenministerium und das Verteidigungsministerium an, dass insgesamt 14.011 Streubomben aus japanischem Besitz in Deutschland und Norwegen vernichtet wurden. weiterlesen >>>


Ukraine: Angriff auf Luhansk mit Streubomben

(05.02.2015)

Laut Beobachtern der OSZE hat es offenbar einen Angriff mit international geächteten Streubomben auf die Stadt Luhansk in der Urkaine gegeben. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Israelische Offizierin durch Landminenexplosion auf den Golanhöhen verletzt

(05.02.2015)

Die Golanhöhen, die Israel im Sechstagekrieg mit Syrien 1967 besetzte, gelten als stark vermintes Gebiet. Erste Vermutungen gehen davon aus, dass die explodierte Landmine durch schlechtes Wetter vom markierten Punkt erodierte. Der Gesundheitszustand der Soldatin gilt als stabil (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Landminendrohne bei "Drones for Good" Award der VAE

(04.02.2015)

Die Vereinigten Arabischen Emirate haben den sogenannten "Drones for Good" Award ausgerufen. Dem Gewinner winken 1 Millionen Dollar Preisgeld. Eine der teilnehmenden Drohnen kann laut dem Entwicklerteam Minen aus der Luft aufspüren (VIDEO: In Englisch) 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 >>>


UN force denies finding of rocket launchers in South Lebanon (Lebanon)

(09.04.2007)

The UN Interim Force in Lebanon ( UNIFIL) and the Lebanese Army denied that 17 rocket launchers had been found in the South over Easter weekend, The Daily Star reported on Tuesday.  weiterlesen >>>


Sa'ada war: expanding fronts and tactics, increasing victims (Yemen)

(08.04.2007)

SA'ADA, April 8 ' Tribal sources told the Yemen Times that confrontations between the Yemeni army and Houthi loyalists are still aflame in numerous areas of Sa'ada, particularly in Dhahian city, as well as in Magz, Sahar, Saqeen, Haydan, Kittaf, Baqem and Al-Safra districts. And, for the first time, the confrontations have extended to Ghamar, a district bordering Saudi territory. weiterlesen >>>


Myanmar border clashes claim 17 lives (Myanmar)

(08.04.2007)

MAE SOT, Thailand - Clashes along the Thai border between Myanmar soldiers and an ethnic rebel group have killed at least 17, wounded 19 and forced hundreds to flee to Thailand, Thai officials and a pro-Myanmar militia said yesterday.  weiterlesen >>>


Non Profit Organization Seeks to Clear Landmines in Southern Africa (Italy)

(08.04.2007)

Rome -- On a visit to Rome last week to get support for her projects, Heidi Kuhn, founder of Roots of Peace, says she hopes to make a difference in Angola.  weiterlesen >>>


2 children injured in a mine explosion over the weekend in Kosovo (Kosovo)

(08.04.2007)

Pristina. Two children were injured in an accidental mine explosion in southern Kosovo over the weekend, police said Monday, cited by AP. weiterlesen >>>


Portfolio dumps bomb-makers (The Netherlands)

(08.04.2007)

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands - In a victory for advocates of "socially responsible" investment, one of the world's largest pension funds said Friday that it has dumped its holdings of companies that make land mines.  weiterlesen >>>


Landmines continue to plague the south of Sudan (Sudan)

(08.04.2007)

A demonstration to show how sniffer dogs are used to find landmines was underway while Cosmos Abolou explained the use of artificial limbs to delegates attending World Mine Action Day on Wednesday. weiterlesen >>>


The Landmine Mine Ban at 10 (U.K.)

(08.04.2007)

2007 marks a decade since the launch of the first disarmament treaty to be concluded outside the United Nations system- the treaty aimed at halting the humanitarian scourge caused by anti-personnel landmines. weiterlesen >>>


Red Cross concerned about Sri Lankan civilians (Sri Lanka)

(08.04.2007)

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has voiced concern about the worsening situation in Sri Lanka, urging all sides to respect humanitarian law. weiterlesen >>>


Anti-War Activists Stage Unusual Easter Event (U.S.A.)

(08.04.2007)

(April 9, 2007)--Anti-war and human rights activists planned an unusual take on the Easter egg hunt Monday in Washington--an Easter cluster-bomb hunt.  weiterlesen >>>


MoD seeks help to clear thousands of mines (Great Britain)

(08.04.2007)

The Ministry of Defence is looking for a private company to clear the Falklands of the estimated 25,000 Argentine mines still buried there, The Daily Telegraph has learned. weiterlesen >>>


Iran to Build Bosnia Ethanol Plant (Bosnia and Herzegovina)

(08.04.2007)

An Iranian firm has signed a deal with the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina to construct an ethanol fuel plant in the southern European state. weiterlesen >>>


Why Land Mines Won't Go Away (U.K.)

(08.04.2007)

April 9, 2007: The 1999 Ottawa Convention was supposed to have reduced land mine casualties among civilians. weiterlesen >>>


Gas, guns and even corpses still lie in fields around Vimy (France)

(08.04.2007)

Farmers continually find relics from war  weiterlesen >>>


Demining Commission Calls for More Philanthropy (Angola)

(07.04.2007)

Angolan society needs to get mobilised for more philanthropic actions in favour of landmine victims, said Friday in Luanda the National Inter-sectoral Commission on Demining and Humanitarian Aid (CNIDAH) programme cooridinator, Balbina da Silva. weiterlesen >>>


Canadian grant to support major mine-clearance project in northern region (Jordan)

(07.04.2007)

(MENAFN - Jordan Times) The Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) has provided $1.2 million to support a major mine-clearance project in the northern region of the Kingdom this year. weiterlesen >>>


Iraqi, US forces clash with militia (Iraq)

(07.04.2007)

Diwaniya, Iraq, Apr 7: Iraqi and US forces clashed with Shi'ite militia loyal to the radical cleric Moqtada al-Sadr on Friday in a dawn operation aimed at returning the volatile city of Diwaniya to government control. weiterlesen >>>


Myanmar villagers forced to clear landmines (Myanmar)

(07.04.2007)

Kathmandu - Despite signing a pact that pledges not to use forced labour, Myanmar's military junta is continuing to compel villagers to clear land mines, a Myanmar trade union said.  weiterlesen >>>


Acht Soldaten bei Kämpfen in der Türkei getötet (Türkei)

(07.04.2007)

Ankara. AP/baz. Bei Anschlägen und Gefechten mit Separatisten der verbotenen kurdischen Arbeiterpartei PKK sind am Wochenende acht türkische Soldaten ums Leben gekommen.  weiterlesen >>>


7 Afghans dead in ambush on mine clearing workers (Afghanistan)

(06.04.2007)

Seven people were killed Saturday in western Afghanistan in an attack on Afghan employees of an American landmine clearing company. Police believe the Taliban are behind the attack. weiterlesen >>>


Australia to donate 1 mln USD for Cambodia to clean mines, UXO (Cambodia)

(06.04.2007)

Australia will donate about 12 million Australian dollars (some one million U.S. dollars) for Cambodia to clean mines and unexploded ordnances (UXO), official said on Friday.  weiterlesen >>>


West Africa to get extra $2.5m in aid (Australia)

(06.04.2007)

AUSTRALIA is boosting humanitarian aid to Uganda and Angola by $2.5 million. weiterlesen >>>


Old woman wounded in cluster bomb blast in south Lebanon (Lebanon)

(05.04.2007)

A 70-years-old Lebanese woman was seriously wounded on Friday in the southern region in blast of a bomblet left behind by Israeli forces during last year's summer war with Lebanese Hezbollah, the official NNA agency reported.  weiterlesen >>>


Vier britische Soldaten im Irak getötet (Irak)

(04.04.2007)

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


Lebanon: De Facto Landmines Continue to Maim (Lebanon)

(04.04.2007)

(BEIRUT ' 4 April 2007) ' Rasha Zayoun shyly brings out her drawings. The teenager likes to draw women's clothing, mostly long flowing dresses and vibrant skirts. Since the 17 year old had her leg blown off by an Israeli cluster bomblet, however, many of her former activities have become far more difficult.  weiterlesen >>>


Landmine kills Qesco watchman (Pakistan)

(04.04.2007)

QUETTA: A watchman of the Quetta Electric Supply Company (Qesco) was killed on Tuesday when he struck a landmine during the repair work of the transmission lines damaged in subversive acts in Bolan district. weiterlesen >>>


Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action Day (U.S.)

(04.04.2007)

Although efforts to curtail landmines have been successful, much remains to be done as the devices still kill nearly 20,000 people every year, the top United Nations peacekeeping official said on the eve of the second-ever International Day dedicated to curbing the scourge (April 4).  weiterlesen >>>


Australia to assist with Cambodia demining (Cambodia)

(04.04.2007)

The Australian Government has committed $US9.7 million to assist with clearing landmines in Cambodia. weiterlesen >>>


Vietnam sits atop 600,000 tons of landmines (Vietnam)

(04.04.2007)

VietNamNet Bridge ' According to the Bomb and Mine Disposal Technology Centre (BOMICEN) at the Engineering Command, 600,000 tons of war-time bombs and explosives currently lie under the ground throughout Vietnam.  weiterlesen >>>


Colombia's rebels use mines to attack a strengthened army (Colombia)

(04.04.2007)

Las Piedras, Colombia - Jorge Alirio Paredes was on his way to fetch water from a stream with two fellow soldiers here in the misty Andean mountains of southern Colombia when a land mine robbed him of his left leg.  weiterlesen >>>


Eliminating world's hidden killers

(04.04.2007)

Today, countries around the globe, from Congo to Tajikistan and from Lebanon to Vietnam, are observing the International Day for Mine Awareness. weiterlesen >>>


Britain in £30m bomb-clearing fund (Lebanon)

(04.04.2007)

Britain is to pay for specialist sniffer dogs to travel to Lebanon to help clear unexploded cluster bombs from last summer's fighting. weiterlesen >>>


UN Says Land Mines Hampering Afghan Agriculture (Afghanistan)

(04.04.2007)

UNITED NATIONS, April 4, 2007 (RFE/RL) -- A top United Nations official has said land mines continue to keep off limits large patches of fertile soil in Afghanistan. weiterlesen >>>


Sudan Commemorates the International Landmines Day (Sudan)

(04.04.2007)

Today Sudan commemorates the International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action in Sudan.  weiterlesen >>>


Mines and UXO injured 11 and killed 4 in Azerbaijan in the first term of 2007 (Azerbaijan)

(04.04.2007)

Mines and unexploded ordnance (UXO) injured 11 and killed 4 in Azerbaijan in the first term of 2007, Hafiz Safikhanov, director of Azerbaijan Campaign to Ban Landmines said, APA reports.  weiterlesen >>>


Land mine accidents drop in Afghanistan (Afghanistan)

(04.04.2007)

KABUL, Afghanistan - At a lecture on dangers of land mines, the schoolchildren listened in horror as a guest speaker recounted how his left leg was blown off above the knee.  weiterlesen >>>


Schweizer Rotarier helfen Landminenopfern in Kambodscha (die Schweiz)

(04.04.2007)

Evanston: 2. April 2007. Vergraben in Feldern, Straßen und Wegen sind Landminen in über 70 Ländern dieser Welt zu einer "Massenvernichtungswaffe in Zeitlupe" geworden.  weiterlesen >>>


Unmögliche Forderungen

(04.04.2007)

Kritische Aktionäre verlangen auf heutiger DaimlerChrysler-Hauptversammlung sozialverträgliche Trennung von der US-Sparte und Ausstieg aus Rüstungsproduktion (Deutschland) weiterlesen >>>


Paukenschläge gegen lautlose Killer

(04.04.2007)

Antiminenkampagne fordert von Bundesregierung mehr Mittel für Opferhilfe und Räumung  weiterlesen >>>


Anti-landmine group to march to raise awareness (Turkey)

(03.04.2007)

A platform of human right activists will march tomorrow along Istanbul's central Istiklal Caddesi against landmines in Turkey, where some 1 million landmines lie just underground, according to official reports. weiterlesen >>>


'It Could Be Never Ending' (Falkland Islands)

(03.04.2007)

The UK government is facing the prospect of failing one of its key commitments to the Falkland Islands, 25 years on from the conflict there between Britain and Argentina. weiterlesen >>>


Ethiopia Signs New Human Right Treaty (Ethiopia)

(03.04.2007)

Ethiopia joined over 80 states which signed on Friday a new human rights treaty to indicate their resolution to protect the rights of the world's 650 million persons with disabilities, the head of the Ethiopian Landmines Survivors Network (LSN) disclosed to The Daily Monitor on Monday.  weiterlesen >>>


Kwanza Norte - Over 30 Anti-Personnel Landmines Deactivated in Tenga (Angola)

(03.04.2007)

Thirty-four anti-personnel landmines and 1,600 non-detonated explosive devices were deactivated from 07 August 2006 to 27 March of the current year in Tenga region, Ndalatando city, northern Kwanza Norte province.  weiterlesen >>>


On International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action UN commits to renewed efforts in Sudan

(03.04.2007)

As the world marks the International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action on Wednesday 4 April, UN agencies in Sudan have recommitted themselves to supporting the process of mine clearance, mine risk education and assistance to those affected by landmines.  weiterlesen >>>


Moz deactivates explosives (Mozambique)

(03.04.2007)

Maputo - Mozambique experts on Monday began deactivating thousands of explosive devices collected by the military more than 10 days after massive explosions at an arms depot killed 119 people.  weiterlesen >>>


Remarks by Assistant High Commissioner Judy Cheng-Hopkins for Mine Awareness Day

(03.04.2007)

This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Ron Redmond ' to whom quoted text may be attributed ' at the press briefing, on 3 April 2007, at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.  weiterlesen >>>


Erklärung der Präsidentschaft im Namen der EU anlässlich des Int. Tages für Aufklärung über Minengefahren und Unterstützung von humanitärem Minenräumen am 4. April 2007

(03.04.2007)

03.04.2007 - Anlässlich des von den Vereinten Nationen ausgerufenen "Internationalen Tages für Aufklärung über Minengefahren und Unterstützung von humanitärem Minenräumen" begrüßt die Europäische Union die bedeutsamen Fortschritte, die im Kampf gegen die von Antipersonenminen verursachten Leiden erzielt wurden. weiterlesen >>>


Vereinte Nationen erinnern an Minengefahr

(03.04.2007)

Bundesregierung soll wieder mehr Mittel für Opferhilfe und Minenräumung bereitstellen weiterlesen >>>


Yemenite government disseminates antipersonnel landmines (Yemen)

(02.04.2007)

Sanaa, 3 April - Almost completely neglected by world media, the historical conflict between the Yemenite government and the Zaidites in the Saada region seems to turn into a war of extermination.  weiterlesen >>>


Chile warns Peru's opposition protesters of land mines in protest area (Chile/Peru)

(02.04.2007)

(LIP-jl) -- In the wake of the decision made by Peru's opposition party to stage a protest in the area involved in the ongoing border dispute between Chile and Peru, Chilean governmental authorities have warned protesters that the area 'may be' infested with land mines. weiterlesen >>>


Press conference on mine action by under-Secretary-General for peacekeeping

(02.04.2007)

Noting that successful mine action had helped millions of people in mine-affected countries resume normal lives, the Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, Jean-Marie Guéhenno, told correspondents today that there was much to celebrate at the occasion of the International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action, to be observed tomorrow, 4 April.  weiterlesen >>>


Political impasse in Beirut, regrowth in the south (Lebanon)

(02.04.2007)

Recently, I went to Lebanon for the first time since my visit last summer at the height of the conflict.  weiterlesen >>>


Ban cluster bombs

(02.04.2007)

Bill a first step toward protecting civilians weiterlesen >>>


Landmine injures two Canuck (Canadian) soldiers (Afghanistan)

(02.04.2007)

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan -- Two Canadian soldiers were injured when their vehicle ran over a landmine near Maywand, Afghanistan.  weiterlesen >>>


The war at home (Canada/Afghanistan)

(02.04.2007)

After losing both legs to a land mine in Afghanistan, soldier faces uncertain future weiterlesen >>>


Somalis bury dead as battles subside (Somalia)

(02.04.2007)

Mogadishu - Mogadishu residents buried their dead and ventured onto the streets for the first time in five days on Monday during a lull in battles pitting Ethiopian and Somali troops against Islamist and clan insurgents. weiterlesen >>>


National security and rising tide of Naxal violence-I (India)

(02.04.2007)

The state cannot sleep over Maoist menace weiterlesen >>>


Bomb Victim Gets Legs (Kosovo)

(01.04.2007)

STOCKTON - The war in the former Yugoslavia took family and friends of an eleven year old boy and a bomb he found took his legs. But now with the generosity of others he's getting a new start. weiterlesen >>>


Nine miscreants held in Quetta (Pakistan)

(31.03.2007)

Security forces arrested nine saboteurs and recovered huge quantity of immunization from their possession from Awaran area of Quetta on Saturday.  weiterlesen >>>


For a mine-free planet

(31.03.2007)

The campaign against landmines has come a long way even as the second UN Mine Action Day falls on April 4.  weiterlesen >>>


Unidentified persons trigger claymore mine in Vavuniya (Sri Lanka)

(31.03.2007)

Unidentified persons detonated a claymore mine targeting the Sri Lankan personnel on route clearing duty in Vavuniya this morning, Sunday the 01st of April.  weiterlesen >>>


Controlled detonation occurs in Afghan capital (Afghanistan)

(31.03.2007)

KABUL: A big blast was heard in Kabul, capital of Afghanistan, on Saturday morning, while the police said it was a controlled detonation.  weiterlesen >>>


PRESSEMITTEILUNG - TV-Kommissarin Ulrike Folkerts und Prinzen-Sänger Sebastian Krumbiegel gemeinsam gegen Landminen und Streubomben

(30.03.2007)

kumenische FriedensDekade überreicht 10.000 Unterschriften an das Aktionsbündnis Landmine.de. weiterlesen >>>


Streumunition tötet 15-Jährigen in Vietnam

(30.03.2007)

Zwei vietnamesische Jungen sind die jüngsten Opfer von Streumunition in der Quang Tri Provinz. Der 15-jährige Pham Van Son starb auf der Stelle, sein 16 Jahre alter Freund Duong Truong Cong wurde von der Explosion nahe des Dorfes Tu Chinh im Vinh Linh Distrikt verletzt.  weiterlesen >>>


Colombia's dirty civil war awash with land mines (Colombia)

(30.03.2007)

Explosives cause 'greatest damage'. Canada helps pay for education programs and medical treatment for civilian victims weiterlesen >>>


Belgian peacekeeping mission in Lebanon extended (Lebanon)

(30.03.2007)

BRUSSELS, Mar 31, 2007 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- The Belgian peacekeeping mission in southern Lebanon has been extended by six months until Oct. 15 this year, Belgian media reported on Saturday.  weiterlesen >>>


Ethiopian Soldiers Desert Mogadishu's Outskirt Compound (Somalia)

(30.03.2007)

The Ethiopian forces stationing around El-Irfid settlement in northern outskirt of the Somalia capital are reported to have abandoned there heading to Afgoie town, 30km south of the city to reinforce the Ethiopian soldiers fighting the insurgents as the Shabelle Al-Adala correspondent reports on Saturday.  weiterlesen >>>


India trains 170 Cambodian soldiers for clearing mines (India)

(30.03.2007)

The Indian government has recently trained 170 Cambodian soldiers for clearing mines and un- explosive ordnances (UXO), Cambodian daily the Koh Santhephea said on Thursday.  weiterlesen >>>


MACC - After the Kinshasa Conflict, We Have Found Over 20 Items of Unexploded Ordnance (Democratic Republic of Congo)

(30.03.2007)

United Nations Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (Kinshasa) - INTERVIEW  weiterlesen >>>