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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 >>>


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 >>>


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 >>>


HARLEY'S £100K (UK)

(24.03.2007)

Rocker Steve Harley - who scored big hits with Cockney Rebel - has raised almost £100,000 for a landmine clearing charity by cycling across Death Valley, California.  weiterlesen >>>


United Nations Launches Road Safety Awareness Week

(24.03.2007)

African nations pledge to halve road fatalities by 2015 weiterlesen >>>


Canadians deal with increased roadside bombs, rocket attacks in Afghanistan (Afghanistan)

(24.03.2007)

GHUNDY GHAR, Afghanistan (CP) - With a loud thud, a roadside bomb erupts beneath a Coyote armoured vehicle in clear sight of Canadian troops dug in on a dusty, sunbaked hill overlooking green poppy fields. weiterlesen >>>


More Bombs Detonated (Uganda)

(24.03.2007)

Three unexplored helicopter air bombs were unearthed and detonated in Cwero, Paicho sub-county in Gulu district.  weiterlesen >>>


15,000 Vakarai IDPs to be resettled next week (Sri Lanka)

(24.03.2007)

The government said yesterday it was planning to resettle more than 15 000 internally displaced people in Vakarai by next week. Consequent on the sudden influx of more than 131,000 displaced people to some 92 camps in Batticaloa, the government has decided to step up the resettlement programme for those who had fled Vakarai, to create space in the overcrowded camps. weiterlesen >>>


Kosovo: New foot for courageous Saranda

(23.03.2007)

Norwegian People's Aid is supporting Saranda Kastrati from Kosovo with a new prosthesis. Saranda was employed by NPA as a deminer and later community liaison officer in Kosovo, and she was injured while clearing mines in Kosovo in the year 2000.  weiterlesen >>>


Afghanistan: The many invasions of … (Afghanistan)

(23.03.2007)

What is noteworthy is the extent to which the broad division of forces in the war between the Soviets and their client regime versus the Mujahideen is similar to the division of forces in the current struggle between the NATO forces and their Afghan allies versus the Taliban.  weiterlesen >>>


KSO fumes at news report

(23.03.2007)

Imphal, March 21: Reacting to the news report in the March 20 issue of this paper under the caption, "Scribes' cameras snatched," the Kuki Students' Organisation, Chandel district today said that the "cameras were not snatched through force instead it was taken on request with consent of the owners to be returned later". weiterlesen >>>


County's troops bag Basra haul (Iraq)

(23.03.2007)

Troops from the Duke of Lancaster's Regiment have seized weapons and bomb-making equipment during a daring late-night raid. Around 300 soldiers from the 2nd Battalion swooped on a house in Basra which was believed to have been used as a base for attacks against coalition forces. weiterlesen >>>


Golden Church Makes Global Issue Local with Potluck Fundraiser (Scotland)

(23.03.2007)

St. Andrew's United Church is trying to help rid the world of landmines and wants your help to do so. The church is hosting a potluck supper on Friday, March 30, to raise funds for landmine removal in Cambodia.  weiterlesen >>>


Seizing guns from hands of terrorists (Iraq)

(23.03.2007)

Arsenal of hate: Staff Sergeant Mark Teesdale with the result of a raid by Duke of Lancaster's soldiers weiterlesen >>>


The responsibility to protect (Rwanda)

(23.03.2007)

Roméo Dallaire, a witness to genocide in Rwanda, argues for a new international principle known as R2P  weiterlesen >>>


China, Russia block Burma's Right Progress (Burma)

(23.03.2007)

When one thinks of pariah states, Burma often comes to the top of that list. The story of Burma is a situation of great sadness and tragedy. Also known as Myanmar, Burma is a product of colonialism, along with its Southeast Asian neighbours, and has had so much potential to be a success story. It had all the ingredients for it. Unfortunately, certain things in life don't always work the way they should. weiterlesen >>>


Too soon to resettle east Sri Lanka refugees: UN (Sri Lanka)

(23.03.2007)

COLOMBO: The United Nations yesterday distanced itself from a Sri Lankan government drive to resettle thousands of war refugees in a captured Tamil Tiger enclave in the island's east, saying conditions were not yet right. weiterlesen >>>


Cluster bomb explosion brings tragic Tet to Quang Tri families

(23.03.2007)

Two teenage boys were the latest victims of cluster bombs in Quang Tri Province this week, bringing tragedy to two families and crushing their hopes for a happy Tet holiday.  weiterlesen >>>


Weltweite Ächtung (Deutschland)

(22.03.2007)

Bundesentwicklungsministerin setzt sich für Verbot von Streubomben ein weiterlesen >>>


Maputo armoury to be moved after blasts (Mozambique)

(22.03.2007)

Maputo - Mozambican President Armando Guebuza announced on Friday that the Malhazine armoury near Maputo would be relocated, following a series of explosions there which killed at least 72 people, Vista News reported. weiterlesen >>>


Viele Opfer nach Explosion in Munitionslager (Somalia)

(22.03.2007)

Johannesburg/Maputo (dpa) - Nach der schweren Explosion in einem der größten Munitionsdepots Mosambiks ist die Zahl der Toten auf 83 gestiegen. Mindestens 360 weitere wurden nach einer vorläufigen Bilanz des Gesundheitsministeriums vom Freitag verletzt. Die meisten von ihnen erlitten schwere Verwundungen.  weiterlesen >>>


India faces uphill battle against Maoist insurgency (India)

(22.03.2007)

RAIPUR: India faces an uphill struggle to eliminate a growing Maoist insurgency due to inept police, well-trained rebels and villagers who are wary of authorities after years of land seizures and government neglect. weiterlesen >>>


A Cluster Bomb Treaty: Again, It's the U.S. v. the World

(22.03.2007)

On March 6, 2007, the U.S. Department of State released its Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2006.  weiterlesen >>>


Back bill to ban cluster bombs

(21.03.2007)

The United States and Israel, as well as dozens of other countries that are makers, sellers or stockpilers of weapons, are in the cross hairs of an international movement to abolish cluster bombs.  weiterlesen >>>


Oregon Soldier Dies From Injuries (Iraq)

(21.03.2007)

TOLEDO, Ore. - The family of 29-year-old Nick Lightner says the soldier died a week ago of injuries he suffered in Iraq.  weiterlesen >>>


UK Retains Use of Inhumane Weapons With Partial Ban

(21.03.2007)

London, UK - 19 March 2007. The UK Government has announced that it will cease the use of "dumb" cluster munitions, effective immediately. The Government however has said that it will retain the option to use "smart" cluster bombs, such as M85 bombs, used in large numbers in Lebanon in 2006. weiterlesen >>>


Falklands' mines' removal meeting next week in London (Falkland Islands)

(21.03.2007)

Argentine and British officials are scheduled to meet next week in London to continue talks on the removal of land and anti personnel mines planted in the Falkland Islands during the 1982 conflict by Argentine forces.  weiterlesen >>>


NZ work clearing Cluster bombs in Lebanon much appreciated (Lebanon)

(21.03.2007)

Beirut ' The New Zealand Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team knows just how much their work clearing agricultural land of cluster bombs is appreciated by local farmers.  weiterlesen >>>


Pressemitteilung BMZ - Wieczorek-Zeul: Streumunition weltweit verbieten

(21.03.2007)

Bundesentwicklungsministerin unterstützt Initiativen von Nicht-Regierungsorganisationen weiterlesen >>>


Krieg in Sri Lanka eskaliert (Sri Lanka)

(20.03.2007)

Colombo (ND). Seit Anfang voriger Woche eskaliert der Krieg zwischen Regierungstruppen und tamilischen Rebellen in der Region Batticaloa an der Ostküste Sri Lankas.  weiterlesen >>>


Pak-Afghan border issue - sitting on the fence? (Pakistan/Afghanistan)

(20.03.2007)

The growing friction between Pakistan and Afghanistan involves multiple facets. As the relations between the two neighbors go from bad to worse, the border issue is one that requires immediate consideration.  weiterlesen >>>


Gunman destroyed, big cache with ammunition found in Chechnya (Chechnya)

(20.03.2007)

GROZNY, March 21 (Itar-Tass) - A gunman was destroyed and a big cache with ammunition was found in Chechnya.  weiterlesen >>>


Israeli Police, Soldiers Stage Exercise (Israel)

(20.03.2007)

RAMAT GAN, Israel | Israel began staging its largest civil defense exercise ever Tuesday, simulating unconventional and rocket attacks in an operation meant to demonstrate lessons security and rescue forces learned from last summer's war with the Lebanese-based Hezbollah guerrillas. weiterlesen >>>


UN vehicle hits landmine in southern Somalia, 4 wounded (Somalia)

(19.03.2007)

MOGADISHU, Somalia Mar 20 - A vehicle with United Nations workers on board exploded north of the Somali capital on Tuesday, wounding all four passengers inside. weiterlesen >>>


Maoist arrested in Orissa district (India)

(19.03.2007)

Malkangiri: Even as the bandh called by Communist Party of India (Maoist) evoked partial response in this naxal-affected district, a Maoist was arrested by a joint team of Orissa and Chhattishgarh police on Monday morning. weiterlesen >>>


One man's mission to eradicate all mines (Cambodia)

(19.03.2007)

While travelling through Cambodia this past month, I came across the unmistakable and overwhelming signs of mine warfare everywhere and found one man, Aki Ra, who was working tirelessly to do something about it. If you read only one of my columns this year, I hope it's this one.  weiterlesen >>>


Die Minen-Suche steht kurz vor dem Abschluss (Österreich)

(19.03.2007)

REGION HERZOGENBURG, TRAISMAUER / Experten werden Arbeit in der Traismaurer Au bald beenden. Spezialist Dietmar Höhne zieht in der NÖN Bilanz. weiterlesen >>>


Briten verbieten «dumme» Streubomben (Großbritannien)

(19.03.2007)

Die britische Regierung hat heute den Einsatz von Streubomben verboten, die keinen Mechanismus zur Selbstzerstörung haben. «Intelligente» Streubomben, die sich selbst zerstören, sollen weiterhin zum Einsatz kommen.  weiterlesen >>>


Bangladesh seizes mines from border with Myanmar (Bangladesh)

(19.03.2007)

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh, March 20 (Reuters) - Bangladesh troops have seized 26 anti-personnel mines from near the porous border with Myanmar, a security official said on Tuesday. weiterlesen >>>


Britain bans "dumb" cluster bombs (Britain)

(19.03.2007)

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain became on Tuesday the biggest military power to ban "dumb" cluster bombs, but landmine charities said the move was not enough to protect civilians from weapons that kill and maim long after a war is over. weiterlesen >>>


Alternative beauty contest audience cries foul (Angola)

(19.03.2007)

Miss Landmine is an alternative beauty contest mixed with political statement dreamed up by the Norwegian artist Morten Traavik, in which 10 Angolan women injured by mines model specially adapted clothes and prosthetic limbs. weiterlesen >>>


Alleged LTTE terrorists kill a Tamil youth - Vavuniya (Sri Lanka)

(19.03.2007)

The body of a Tamil youth found yesterday alleged killed by LTTE terrorists was identified as Mailawahanam Sivalingam Wimalakumar(26), a resident at Kovilpuddukulam, Sidambaram Road- Vavuniya, on Tuesday, the 20th of March.  weiterlesen >>>


Pension funds invest in weapons trade (Netherlands)

(18.03.2007)

The Netherlands' biggest pension funds invest in the arms trade ' including companies producing cluster bombs and landmines ' current affairs TV programme Zembla reported on Sunday evening.  weiterlesen >>>


Caught Between Two Controversies (Finland)

(18.03.2007)

Seeking Land-Mine Alternative, Finnish Military Chooses Cluster Bombs  weiterlesen >>>


Conducive Environment Created by Security Forces: Vakarai Civilians Return to a Life Free of Terror (Sri Lanka)

(18.03.2007)

THOUSANDS OF CIVILIANS who fled areas in Vakarai seeking refuge in welfare centres in Batticaloa are returning to their villages to lead a life free of terror after the Security Forces have created a conducive environment for a better life for the villagers. weiterlesen >>>


Spurt in Maoist activity has police on high alert (India)

(18.03.2007)

VISAKHAPATNAM: The spurt in Maoist activities came as a rude jolt for police personnel of the three north districts of Andhra Pradesh ' Srikakulam, Vizianagaram and Visakhapatnam ' who did not witness any major assault by the banned outfit in the recent months. weiterlesen >>>


Garment, MIA issue high on Khiem's last day in US (U.S.A./Vietnam)

(18.03.2007)

VietNamNet Bridge - On March 16 Deputy Prime Minister Pham Gia Khiem had his last day of his official visit to the United States heavily loaded with meetings, mostly with military and financial officials. weiterlesen >>>


Gefährlich auch nach 62 Jahren (Deutschland)

(18.03.2007)

Noch immer kommt in Sachsen jede Menge Fundmunition ans Licht. Sie ist oft nicht erkennbar und hochexplosiv. weiterlesen >>>


Demining Operations Wind Down After 15 Years (Mozambique)

(18.03.2007)

Maputo - Fifteen years after the end of Mozambique's devastating civil war, efforts to clear the country of deadly landmines are entering the final phase.  weiterlesen >>>


'We have no strong weapons' (Afghanistan)

(18.03.2007)

Afghan field commander wants Ottawa to provide his troops with assault rifles and armoured vehicles to fight Taliban weiterlesen >>>


British forces banned from using 'dumb' cluster bombs (Great-Britain)

(18.03.2007)

The defence secretary, Des Browne, has banned the use by Britain's armed forces of "dumb" cluster bombs, which have killed and maimed thousands of civilians. weiterlesen >>>


Polus fund-raiser to aid land mine victims (U.S.A.)

(17.03.2007)

Some people gripe about the cost of a cup of coffee, but it's nothing compared to the high price that some workers have paid for getting the world its morning java fix.  weiterlesen >>>


Blast rocks Tata Motors' Singur plant (India)

(17.03.2007)

Huge stock of explosives seized  weiterlesen >>>


Second batch of UAE's Mine-clearing unit arrive in Beirut (Lebanon)

(17.03.2007)

Beirut - The second batch of technicians from the Engineering Unit of the UAE Armed Forces arrived here Saturday to participate in the mine clearing operations. weiterlesen >>>


Dantewada police camp didn't even have fence (India)

(17.03.2007)

RAIPUR: The 55 policemen, who died in the Maoist attack at Rani Budli police camp in Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh on Thursday, had locked themselves into room with their arms, awaiting for a firefight. What actually happened was a fire, which claimed their lives.  weiterlesen >>>


Unprofessional media causes diplomatic dismay (Yemen)

(17.03.2007)

SANA'A - Dr. Mustafa Hwaidi charge de affairs of the Libyan embassy in Sana'a expressed his dismay at the "unprofessional media" which carried news of a lawsuit against Muammar Al-Qadhafi, Libyan President.  weiterlesen >>>


National Workshop on Landmine/ERW Victim Assistance" (Sudan)

(17.03.2007)

KHARTOUM, 17 March 2007 - Landmines and explosive remnants of war (ERW) present physical, psychological and social threats to the human security of local populations and communities in Sudan.  weiterlesen >>>


Somalia: Old land mine kills 7 and wounds 2 (Somalia)

(16.03.2007)

(SomaliNet) An old land mine detonated accidentally by children on Friday killed seven people and wounded two on near the Somali capital Mogadishu, police said. weiterlesen >>>


Insecurity could hinder national census in South Sudan (Sudan)

(15.03.2007)

March 16, 2007 (NAIROBI) - Preparations for the population census in Sudan, expected to take place in mid-November, are going on well, but security remains an obstacle, a Sputh Sudan census responsible said. weiterlesen >>>


Roots of Peace Exchanges Mines for Vines

(15.03.2007)

Heidi Kuhn and an Afghan Farmer who is also a landmine survivor in his fields that have been revitalized by Roots of Peace.  weiterlesen >>>


Press Release ' 49 States Want to Take up Negotiations on a Ban of Cluster Munitions

(14.03.2007)

But the Oslo Conference rejects to an entire ban  weiterlesen >>>


Ulrike Folkerts und Sebastian Krumbiegel unterstützen Unterschriftenaktion gegen Landminen und Streubomben

(14.03.2007)

FriedensDekade überreicht 10.000 Unterschriften gegen Minen und Streubomben weiterlesen >>>


Air Force pounds Tiger targets in East (Sri Lanka)

(13.03.2007)

As ground troops advanced towards LTTE-held Thoppigala amidst heavy resistance, Air Force jets yesterday continued to pound rebel targets in the area, killing several Tiger cadres, including two top area leaders, the military said. weiterlesen >>>


Iran Playing Bigger Role in Hamas Terror Training (Israel/Palestine)

(13.03.2007)

Jerusalem (CNSNews.com) - The longer Israel waits to rout the growing terrorist threat in the Gaza Strip, the more difficult it will be -- and it may already be too late, an Israeli parliamentarian said. weiterlesen >>>


Knallerei im Grunewald (Deutschland)

(13.03.2007)

Sprengmeister Dirk Wegener vernichtet Granaten, Minen und Bomben aus dem Berliner Boden weiterlesen >>>


War der Libanonkrieg rechtens? (Libanon/Deutschland)

(13.03.2007)

Experten tagen in Bad Mergentheim und finden keine eindeutigen Antworten weiterlesen >>>


'UPDF Somalia Mission Plane Was Shot At' (Somalia)

(13.03.2007)

Kampala - THE plane carrying Ugandan soldiers and equipment that caught fire in the Somali capital Mogadishu last Friday was attacked, the Government of Belarus has confirmed.  weiterlesen >>>


Charity Aids Landmine Victims (Uganda)

(12.03.2007)

Kampala - Victims of landmines in Aromo displaced persons camp in Lira can expect a better livelihood after they were given sewing machines.  weiterlesen >>>


Kwanza-Sul: UNDP calls for demining (Angola)

(12.03.2007)

Sumbe - United Nation`s Development Programme representative to Angola, Tuesday in Sumbe, central Kwanza-Sul province, appealed for continued assistance to demining towards the country`s security, economic progress, democracy and human development.  weiterlesen >>>


Military take steps to prevent civilian casualties during convoy movements (Sri Lanka)

(12.03.2007)

The Security Forces activated new safety measures to prevent civilian casualties in LTTE claymore mine attacks against military convoys in the Jaffna Peninsula.  weiterlesen >>>


Black market weapons at the root of global security threat

(12.03.2007)

In the time that it takes you to read this article, someone, somewhere in the world will likely be killed with an illegal weapon.  weiterlesen >>>


Two claymore mines uncovered - Jaffna (Sri Lanka)

(12.03.2007)

Following the recovery of arms and ammunitions at Urelu in Jaffna, a continuous search operation was launched by the security force personnel in the adjacent areas last afternoon, Monday the 12th of March.  weiterlesen >>>


Five injured in landmine blast (Pakistan)

(11.03.2007)

QUETTA: Five tribesmen were injured in a landmine blast in Dera Bugti on Monday, police said.  weiterlesen >>>


Pakistani woman injured in landmine blast (Pakistan)

(11.03.2007)

A woman was injured as a landmine exploded in southwestern Pakistan's Baluchistan province on Sunday, the private Geo Television reported. weiterlesen >>>


Mine clearing poses security challenges (Turkey)

(11.03.2007)

The Turkish government is in need of $450 million to destroy mines which were planted for just $3 a piece. Some expect the cost to reach $1 billion.  weiterlesen >>>


Taliban, NATO both declaring early victories (Afghanistan)

(11.03.2007)

Canadian troops with Operation Achilles successfully move into Maiwand area weiterlesen >>>


Nicht genug Hilfe für Minen-Opfer (Österreich)

(11.03.2007)

Vor zehn Jahren wurde in Wien der Grundstein für die Ottawa-Konvention gelegt ' Staatssekretär Winkler: weiterlesen >>>


Regierung am Pranger

(11.03.2007)

Schwere Vorwürfe gegen die sudanesische Regierung: Uno-Menschenrechtsermittler weisen ihr eine zentrale Rolle zu bei Kriegsverbrechen und Verbrechen gegen die Menschlichkeit in der Darfur-Region. weiterlesen >>>


UNMEE MACC weekly update (Eritrea)

(11.03.2007)

Operational Updates  weiterlesen >>>


Calmy-Rey appelliert für Gewaltverzicht in Darfur

(11.03.2007)

Genf. SDA/baz. Bundespräsidentin Micheline Calmy-Rey hat am Montag die Regierung und die Rebellengruppen im Sudan aufgefordert, der Gewalt abzuschwören.  weiterlesen >>>


Cambodia wants unity on land mines (Cambodia)

(11.03.2007)

Phnom Penh (dpa) - Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen Monday called on four Association of South East Asian (ASEAN) nations which have so far not signed the Ottawa Treaty banning land mines to conform and help the bloc set an example to Asia and the world. weiterlesen >>>


US demining equipment for Nairobi centre (Kenya)

(11.03.2007)

The Nairobi-based International Mine Action Training Centre has been nominated to receive sophisticated demining and detection equipment to help the region deal with the deadly armaments.  weiterlesen >>>


Beschluss des Präsidiums der SPD zum Thema: Abrüstung stärken - neue Aufrüstung verhindern

(11.03.2007)

Das Präsidium der Sozialdemokratischen Partei Deutschlands hat in seiner heutigen Sitzung folgenden Beschluss gefasst: Abrüstung stärken - neue Aufrüstung verhindern weiterlesen >>>


Finland's Katainen prepared to postpone joining Ottawa treaty (Finland)

(11.03.2007)

Jyrki Katainen, the chairman of Finland´s opposition National Coalition party, said in a televised general election debate on Sunday that he would be prepared to postpone joining the Ottawa treaty banning antipersonnel land mines. weiterlesen >>>


Two WW2 mines found in garbage container in Kaliningrad (Russia)

(11.03.2007)

KALININGRAD - Two 82-mm mortar mines of the Second World War times were found in a garbage container in the yard of a house in Zakharov Street in Kaliningrad on Sunday.  weiterlesen >>>


Minefields found in Kitgum district (Uganda)

(10.03.2007)

TWO mine fields containing hundreds of mines have been discovered in Kitgum district, along the Uganda-Sudan border.  weiterlesen >>>


Kann der Iran erobert werden?

(09.03.2007)

Ob der Konflikt zwischen den USA und der islamische Republik Iran in Zukunft mit Waffen ausgetragen wird, lässt sich nicht genau sagen. Doch kann der Iran überhaupt erobert werden? weiterlesen >>>


Minenfelder am Wegesrand

(09.03.2007)

Ausstellung "Die fremde Landschaft" bei der Darmstädter Schader-Stiftung  weiterlesen >>>