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Finanzieren Sie Streubomben? - Bericht zu Investitionen in Streubomben erschienen

(27.11.2014)

Heute wurde der Bericht über weltweite Investitionen in Hersteller von Streumunition veröffentlicht. Obwohl Deutschland Streumunition geächtet hat befinden sich auch drei deutsche Finanzinstitute unter den Finanziers der Streubombenhersteller. weiterlesen >>>


Aktionstag gegen explosive Investitionen

(24.11.2014)

Am Donnerstag, 27.11 ist der globale Aktionstag gegen Investitionen in Hersteller von Streubomben. Im Rahmen der Veröffentlichung eines Berichts von PAX über explosive Investitionen wird es wieder einen weltweiten Aufschrei geben - online und auf der Straße. weiterlesen >>>


Video: Das Erbe des Krieges

(21.11.2014)

Sechs Fotografen von Getty Images haben Überlebende von Unfällen mit explosiven Kriegsresten getroffen. Mit beeindruckenden Bildern erzählen Sie von ihren Begegnungen. Prädikat: Sehr sehenswert. weiterlesen >>>


Weltkindertag: Landminen und Kinder

(20.11.2014)

Am heutigen 20. November, dem Internationalen Kindertag, wurde vom Landminen und Streubomben Monitor ein Faktenblatt zum Thema „Landminen und Kinder“ veröffentlicht. So vielen 2013 1112 Kinder explosiven Kriegsresten zum Opfer. weiterlesen >>>


Wann ist ein Land eigentlich frei von Landminen?

(18.11.2014)

Wie kann irgendein Land der Erde eigentlich von sich behaupten, es sei frei von Landminen? Kann es das überhaupt? Und muss es das überhaupt? Eine kleine Analyse von Michael P. Moore von landminesinafrica.org weiterlesen >>>


Video: Entminung in Mosambik

(16.11.2014)

1993 endete der Bürgerkrieg in Mosambik. Doch eine tödliche Gefahr blieb: Die Landminen. Sie zu entschärfen, ist eine mühsame und gefährliche Handarbeit. Bis zum Jahresende will das Land minenfrei werden - und damit endgültig den Krieg hinter sich lassen. (tagesschau.de)


Drei Kumpel bei Minenexplosion in Kolumbien verletzt

(13.11.2014)

Die drei Arbeiter waren gerade auf dem Weg nach Hause, als sich der Vorfall im Department Antioquia ereignete. In dem Department ereigneten sich die meisten Unfälle mit Landminen seit 1990. (in englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Mosambik: Provinz Inhambe von Minen befreit

(11.11.2014)

Mosambik hat das ambitionierte Ziel, noch in diesem Jahr minenfrei zu werden. Nun ist ein weiterer wichtiger Meilenstein erreicht. 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 >>>


Huge challenges for returning Angolans (Angola)

(30.03.2007)

LUANDA: Angolans returning home after years in exile from civil war would face huge challenges in a country gearing up for its first national elections in more than a decade, a UN official said. weiterlesen >>>


Sri Lanka: Children at the highest risk in conflict areas (Sri Lanka)

(30.03.2007)

In the conflict areas of eastern Sri Lanka, hundreds of thousands of families have been forced to flee their homes; many of whom are now living in camps for internally displaced people (IDP). An estimated 127,000 displaced people were reported in the Batticaloa district alone.  weiterlesen >>>


Care for Cambodia (Cambodia)

(30.03.2007)

Family helps build wells for impoverished families weiterlesen >>>


66 children died in army raids (Uganda)

(30.03.2007)

Nairobi - Ugandan army raids in the country's troubled northeast killed up to 66 children who were shot or crushed by armored vehicles and stampeding animals, aid workers said on Friday, citing witnesses.  weiterlesen >>>


Täter ohne Strafe (Deutschland)

(30.03.2007)

Bei der Aufarbeitung des SED-Unrechts haben Politik und Justiz versagt weiterlesen >>>


PRESSEMITTEILUNG

(30.03.2007)

Vereinte Nationen erinnern an Minengefahr - Bundesregierung soll wieder mehr Mittel für Opferhilfe und Minenräumung bereitstellen  weiterlesen >>>


PRESSEMITTEILUNG

(30.03.2007)

Vereinte Nationen erinnern an Minengefahr - Bundesregierung soll wieder mehr Mittel für Opferhilfe und Minenräumung bereitstellen  weiterlesen >>>


Almost 2,500 landmines were found and disarmed in Tajikistan in the last three years (Tajikistan)

(29.03.2007)

More than 277,000 square meters of territory in Tajikistan were swept of landmines in 2006. Rajabov, Chief of the Tajik Government Center for Landmines, refuses to call it a day though as long as people keep dying in explosions.  weiterlesen >>>


Acht Zivilisten durch Artilleriebeschuss getötet (Sri Lanka)

(29.03.2007)

Beim Beschuss mehrerer Siedlungen im Osten Sri Lankas sind offenbar mindestens acht Zivilisten ums Leben gekommen. Auch im Norden der Insel gab es Tote bei einem Anschlag.  weiterlesen >>>


82 Countries Sign UN Convention on Rights of Persons with Disabilities

(29.03.2007)

A Record Number Countries Ever to Sign During Opening Ceremony weiterlesen >>>


Ukraine ready to shortly propose three sites for blast-type anti-personnel mines destruction (Ukraine)

(28.03.2007)

Deputy Prime Minister Andriy Kliuyev told this at a meeting with Ambassador Ian Boag, the Head of the Delegation of the European Commission to Ukraine and Belarus. weiterlesen >>>


Ongoing violence forces thousands of Colombians to flee: Red Cross (Colombia)

(28.03.2007)

The situation for thousands of Colombians continued to deteriorate in 2006 the International Committee of the Red Cross said in a report published Thursday at its headquarters in Geneva. weiterlesen >>>


Handicap International Responds to Massive Explosion in Mozambique (Mozambique)

(28.03.2007)

London, UK - 29 March 2007. On 22 March a series of blasts occurred at a military armoury killing 101 people and injuring close to 500.  weiterlesen >>>


N.J. Beach Closed After Explosives Found (U.S.A.)

(28.03.2007)

SURF CITY, N.J. -- A mile-long stretch of beach in Ocean County was closed after an unseen danger was unearthed: bombs and other munitions dating back to World War II. Several unexploded fuses and artillery shell adapters were found in sand recently pumped into Surf City. weiterlesen >>>


The perils of sniffing out safety on Afghan roads (Afghanistan)

(28.03.2007)

KANDAHAR, AFGHANISTAN -- Sergeant Sheldon Herritt stared through his ballistic glasses at the ground ahead. Something wasn't right. weiterlesen >>>


Sri Lankan troops capture rebel-controlled territory in east (Sri Lanka)

(28.03.2007)

Colombo - Government troops have captured an important area held by Tamil rebels in eastern Sri Lanka bringing more territory under the control of the government, a military spokesman said Wednesday. weiterlesen >>>


Fundmunition explodiert: ein Schwerverletzter (Deutschland)

(28.03.2007)

Unsachgemäßer Umgang mit einer Kriegsgranate führt zur Detonation  weiterlesen >>>


The Land Mine Menace

(27.03.2007)

Approximately 50 million land mines are currently in the ground in more than 60 countries. An unknown number of these are active, waiting for an unsuspecting victim to trigger their explosion.  weiterlesen >>>


Major U.K. and U.S. Landmine Charities Honour Footsteps of Diana (UK/U.S.A.)

(27.03.2007)

LONDON, March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- In honour of the 10th anniversary of the death of the late Diana, Princess of Wales who catapulted the issue of landmines to the forefront of the international agenda, two major U.K. and U.S. charity organisations are joining forces to stage global events raising funds to remove landmines and unexploded bombs. weiterlesen >>>


US soldiers sit in on local Afghan councils (Afghanistan)

(27.03.2007)

Low-level Taliban urged to disarm weiterlesen >>>


Maoists using Agency area to train cadre in planting mines (India)

(27.03.2007)

RAJAHMUNDRY: The East Godavari district police found that the CPI-Maoist Naxalites were using the Agency area in the district, bordering Visakhapatnam, for training militants in planting and triggering land mines. weiterlesen >>>


Beschluss des Parteivorstands der SPD zum Thema: Abrüstung stärken - neue Aufrüstung verhindern (Deutschland)

(26.03.2007)

Der Parteivorstand der Sozialdemokratischen Partei Deutschlands hat in seiner heutigen Sitzung folgenden Beschluss gefasst: weiterlesen >>>


12 hr State bandh on March 23 (India)

(26.03.2007)

Imphal, March 21: A joint meeting of KSO, kuki Movement for Human Rights and Kuki Chiefs' Association, Chandel district held at Kuki Inn on March 19 has unanimously decided to go ahead with the proposed 12 hour State-wide bandh from 6 am of March 23.Moreover, a mega rally in collaboration with Delhi-based/units of KSO, Siamsinpawlpi (Paites), Gangte Students' Organisation, Mizo Zillai Pawl, Zillai (Vaiphei), Zou students, Naga Students' Union Delhi would also be taken out in New Delhi to coincide with the bandh call, said a KSO (GHQ) release. weiterlesen >>>


DR Congo: Backstory - Congolese radio show gives war victims a voice

(26.03.2007)

BUNIA, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO - Welcome, dear listeners, to the newest program of the series, Interactive Radio for Justice.... In this program, we receive questions about justice from the population.  weiterlesen >>>


Mines claim 'a mistake' (UK/Bahrain)

(25.03.2007)

A GLOBAL organisation fighting to abolish the production and use of anti-personnel mines is challenging a report released in the UK that deadly landmines are being stockpiled by Bahrain. weiterlesen >>>


Landmines still kill in southeast Turkey (Turkey)

(25.03.2007)

TUNCELI, Turkey (Reuters) - Snow turns red at the edge of Tunceli's mountain roads as it soaks up the bronze-rich soil. Passing that red line is a matter of life or death in these areas, where violence has endured for 23 years. weiterlesen >>>


MP takes KSO's case to NHRC (India)

(25.03.2007)

Imphal, March 26: Conveying deep concern over the alleged ill-treatment meted out to Kuki students by personnel of Delhi Police and Rapid Action Force on March 23 in Delhi where a mass rally was taken out under the aegis of Kuki Students' Organisation, Lok Sabha MP Mani Charenamei has appealed to the Chairman of National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to address the alleged grievances of the Kuki students. weiterlesen >>>


Frankfurt/Main (dpa) - Müllmänner haben eine Übungs-Panzermine in einem Papierkorb vor dem italienischen Konsulat in Frankfurt gefunden. (Deutschland)

(25.03.2007)

Der metallische Gegenstand enthielt keinen Sprengstoff, ergab eine Untersuchung durch Experten des Landeskriminalamtes.  weiterlesen >>>


Forces Capture, Kill Terrorists, Seize Weapons Caches in Iraq (Iraq)

(25.03.2007)

WASHINGTON, March 25, 2007 ' Coalition and Iraqi forces captured or killed insurgents and confiscated explosives, weapons and other contraband during operations in Iraq over the past few days. weiterlesen >>>


UN says Eritrea expels its demining chief (Eritrea)

(24.03.2007)

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Eritrea has expelled the head of a U.N. demining unit in the latest sign of deteriorating relations between the world body and the Horn of Africa state, the United Nations said on Wednesday. weiterlesen >>>


Mosambiks Präsident ordnet nach Explosion Untersuchung ein (Mosambik)

(24.03.2007)

Johannesburg/Maputo (dpa) Nach der schweren Explosion in einem der größten Munitionsdepots Mosambiks hat Präsident Armando Guebuza die Einsetzung einer unabhängigen Untersuchungskommission angeordnet. Innerhalb von zwei Wochen soll sie ihre Ergebnisse vorlegen, teilte die Regierung am Samstag mit.  weiterlesen >>>