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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 >>>


Kanada sendet Entminungsroboter ins irakische Kurdistan

(30.01.2015)

70 % aller Opfer der kurdischen Peshmerga im Kampf gegen die ISIS werden durch sog. IED (improvised explosive devices) verursacht. Die Roboter sollen nun bei der Entminung helfen. (in Englisch)  weiterlesen >>>


Pakistan: 5 Tote bei Explosion einer Landmine

(28.01.2015)

Bei einem verheerenden Unfall in der am wenigsten entwickelten und immer wieder von Kämpfen gebeutelten Region Quetta starben fünf Menschen, 2 weitere wurden schwer verletzt. (In Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Algerien: Über 700.000 Minen und explosive Kriegsreste in 10 Jahren geräumt

(27.01.2015)

Teile Algeriens wurden vor allem während der Unabhängigkeitskämpfe mit Frankreich vermint. Algerien ist Mitgliedsstaat des internationalen Minenverbots und hat sich verpflichtet, bis 2017 frei von Minen zu werden. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Westsahara: Ein Toter durch Antifahrzeugmine

(26.01.2015)

Die von Marokko besetzte Westsahara ist stark vermint. Regelmäßig kommt es zu Unfällen. Diesmal traf es das Auto einer mauretanischen Firma. Ein Insasse starb, einer wurde schwer verletzt, 2 weitere kamen mit dem Schrecken davon. (In Spanisch) weiterlesen >>>


Libanon: Relikte aus einem vergangen Krieg

(21.01.2015)

In nur wenigen Tagen warf Israel im Jahr 2006 Millionen von Streubomben über dem Libanon ab. Unzählige blieben als Blindgänger liegen. Die Entminer befreien seitdem mühsam Felder und Olivenhaine - denn jedes geräumte Feld hilft den Menschen vor Ort. weiterlesen >>>


Türkei will ca. 1 Mio Landminen räumen

(17.01.2015)

Die Türkei ist seit 2004 Mitglied des int. Minenverbots. Eigentlich hätten laut Vertrag bis März 2014 alle Landminen geräumt werden müssen. Nun will die Regierung neue Anstrengungen unternehmen, sämtliche Landminen in den Grenzregionen zu räumen. (in Englisch) 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 >>>


Soldier hurt in Surigao ambush (Philippines)

(08.03.2007)

An Army soldier was seriously injured as New People's Army (NPA) militia attacked a military truck in Bayabas, Surigao del Sur on Thursday evening, following the rebels' alleged murder of two provincial policemen the day before. weiterlesen >>>


Three Lebanese injured by Israeli cluster bomb (Lebanon)

(08.03.2007)

Three Lebanese civilians were injured when a cluster bomb, left behind by Israeli occupation forces, went off in southern Lebanon on Thursday, a security source said.  weiterlesen >>>


Trincomalee North Major Tiger Bases Cleared (Sri Lanka)

(08.03.2007)

TRINCOMALEE: Tiger terrorists at Peraru jungles in the North of Trincomalee in their sheer desperation after being severely beaten in Verugal sector were given another deadly whipping by the Security Forces today (09) when the Sri Lanka Army launched 48 hour humanitarian operation ended with desired success. weiterlesen >>>


Key part of Cyprus barrier demolished (Cyprus)

(08.03.2007)

Greek Cypriots have dismantled a key section of the Green Line, which separates them from the island's Turkish population. weiterlesen >>>


Killing fields still deadly (Cambodia)

(07.03.2007)

The lands of Cambodia still lay littered with land mines - posing danger to the lives of millions in the Southeast Asian country. weiterlesen >>>


Human rights conference to tackle "R2P" resolution (U.S.A.)

(07.03.2007)

BERKELEY ' A year after the United Nations Security Council unanimously adopted the "Responsibility to Protect" resolution, human rights groups are pressing world leaders to act on their declaration to stem genocide and other atrocities. weiterlesen >>>


Army's Chemical Materials Agency Reaches Destruction Milestone (USA)

(07.03.2007)

WASHINGTON (Army News Service, March 6, 2007) - The U.S. Army Chemical Materials Agency has been safely eliminating America's stockpile of chemical weapons since 1990, and has reached a milestone with the destruction of half of its stockpile of chemical munitions. This accounts for more than 1.7 million munitions in the original stockpile.  weiterlesen >>>


One Terrorist Killed, Two Wounded South of Tikrit (Iraq)

(07.03.2007)

More than 600 mortar rounds and anti-tank mines with fuses were discovered. weiterlesen >>>


Alarm over Iran helps Bush (Middle East)

(07.03.2007)

More recently, they have been providing arms and training to anti-American militants in Iraq. Iranian-made EFPs (explosively formed projectiles), a particularly potent type of landmine, have been responsible for more than 170 American combat deaths.  weiterlesen >>>


Werden "Cluster Bombs" 2008 verboten?

(07.03.2007)

Streubomben (englisch "Cluster Bombs") hinterlassen bei jedem Einsatz zahlreiche Blindgänger, die genau wie Landminen in Nachkriegsgebieten viele Menschen töten oder verstümmeln. weiterlesen >>>


Roboter im Nahkampfeinsatz

(07.03.2007)

Rüstungsunternehmen stellt Kampfroboter vor weiterlesen >>>


Jeder kann zur Verbesserung der Welt beitragen"

(07.03.2007)

Peter Mucke sieht für terre des hommes alte und neue Herausforderungen weiterlesen >>>


Maoist violence may be spinning out of control (India)

(07.03.2007)

New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) A surge in Maoist violence that killed nearly 750 people, including 520 civilians, in India last year threatens to explode with the brazen killing of Sunil Mahto, MP, during Holi festivities, demonstrating again that the ultra-left radicals have the ability and resources to attack at will. weiterlesen >>>


Climate of impunity fuels RP killings - US report (Philippines)

(07.03.2007)

Despite the Philippine government announcements to investigate and prosecute cases, a climate of impunity continues to encourage extrajudicial killings and other human rights abuses in 2006, the United States said Wednesday (Manila time). weiterlesen >>>


Mankato Guard going to Kosovo

(07.03.2007)

Second trip to Balkans for battallion weiterlesen >>>


Ghost Soldiers Discover Secret Room, Hidden Cache (Iraq)

(07.03.2007)

WMOSUL, Iraq (Army News Service, March 5, 2007) - Two Garryowen troops assigned to Ghost Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, netted one of the largest weapons caches in the Ninewa Province Feb. 9.  weiterlesen >>>


Maoist in police net (India)

(07.03.2007)

ROURKELA, March 6: The Sundergarh police has arrested a suspected MCC cadre here today from Bisra. Speaking to the reporters at the Brahmanitaranga police station, Mr Praveen Kumar, SP of Sundergarh, said: "We are yet to ascertain the identity of the person arrested, but till now, he is claiming that he is Bijaya."  weiterlesen >>>


A helping hand to Vakarai people (Sri Lanka)

(07.03.2007)

The Vakarai people will receive electricity shortly for the first time. A group trained in the United States are involved in land mines clearing and the area will be free of land mines by April.  weiterlesen >>>


UN resumes voluntary resettlement of Sudanese refugees (Sudan)

(07.03.2007)

THE United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees on Tuesday resumed the voluntary return of Sudanese refugees.  weiterlesen >>>


Sudanese displaced return home in Blue Nile State (Sudan)

(07.03.2007)

March 6, 2007 (KHARTOUM) - The UN International Organization for Migration (IOM) announced today that more than 1500 internally displaced people (IDPs) have been assisted by IOM over the past month to voluntarily return to former homes in southern parts of the Blue Nile State, the UNMIS news bulletin reported. weiterlesen >>>


Students Panic As Tigers Blast Claymore Near School (Sri Lanka)

(07.03.2007)

STUDENTS OF Eraperiyakulam Perakum Vidyalaya, in Vavuniya, panicked and ran helter skelter yesterday when the LTTE detonated a claymore mine near the school, targeting a group of STF officers on their way to a meeting with the school authorities. The incident took place just as classes had begun. weiterlesen >>>


Photos Without Borders (Cambodia)

(07.03.2007)

Rachel is one of 10 children in her family. As the rest of her siblings harvest maize to carry them through another year, Rachel is bent over her medical books with the weight of a better life for herself and her family on her shoulders.  weiterlesen >>>


Hidden bombs stalk Vietnamese as states seek treaty (Vietnam)

(07.03.2007)

DONG HA, Vietnam (Reuters) - In the same week that dozens of countries declared plans to ban cluster munitions, a boy was killed by the explosion of a steel ball he picked up and threw while tending livestock. weiterlesen >>>


Stacking shoes to support landmine victims (Canada)

(07.03.2007)

Mines Action Canada and the Carleton University Human Rights Society teamed up to build a shoe pile on Parliament Hill March 1. weiterlesen >>>


Rights situation improving: US report (Nepal)

(07.03.2007)

A recent report by US government has said that there has been some improvement in the human rights situation in Nepal following the success of the April movement. weiterlesen >>>


Latest news: Family prepare for funeral of Royal Marine (Iraq)

(07.03.2007)

The funeral of Royal Marine Jonathan 'Dutchy' Holland will be held next week.  weiterlesen >>>


US Rights Report Criticizes Russia, Belarus; Notes Improvements in Balkans

(07.03.2007)

But the report also cites fewer deaths from unexploded land mines from the Balkan war of the 1990s, and fewer reports of physical abuse by police.  weiterlesen >>>


Sri Lanka pushes for disabled friendly trains buildings (Sri Lanka)

(07.03.2007)

Some 600 villages were contaminated with landmines last year, leaving 64 people seriously wounded and killing several others. "Peace would reduce the numbers of disabled," Cassaza says.  weiterlesen >>>


Canadian troops back British-led NATO offensive in southern Afghanistan

(07.03.2007)

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (CP) - British-led forces supported by Canadian, American and other coalition troops launched an offensive Tuesday to drive the Taliban out of Helmand province. Canada's Leopard tanks have been deployed for action. weiterlesen >>>


Army wants answers over death of Thai mine owner (Burma)

(07.03.2007)

Chiang Mai _ The Third Army yesterday ordered its intelligence service to find out the story behind a landmine explosion in Burma which left the Thai owner of an antimony mine dead and seriously injured an employee. The regional army chief wanted to know how the slain businessman was able to run his mining operation for more than three years in Burma's Kayah state without the knowledge of Thai authorities, a Third Army source said.  weiterlesen >>>


Red alert in Naxal-hit areas (India)

(07.03.2007)

RED ALERT has been sounded in the Naxal-affected areas of Chandauli, Sonebhadra and Mirzapur. The alert was sounded after the killing of Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) MP Sunil Mahto and three others by the Naxals in Jamshedpur on Sunday. weiterlesen >>>


Syrian terrorists claim 1st attack against Israel (Syria/Israel)

(05.03.2007)

Attempted landmine bombing 'start of campaign to force Jewish retreat' weiterlesen >>>


Belgien verbietet Investitionen in Streubomben

(05.03.2007)

Neues Gesetz in Belgien ist das erste dieser Art weiterlesen >>>


Military scores win over Reds in Surigao (Philippines)

(04.03.2007)

DAVAO CITY-The military's Eastern Mindanao Command claimed a big score against the communist New People's Army after its troops engaged rebels and recovered what Defense Secretary Hermogenes Ebdane Jr. described as the "largest bomb and explosive manufacturing center" in Mindanao.  weiterlesen >>>


Iraq's new harvest: land mines (Iraq)

(04.03.2007)

Shepherds dig up lethal 20-year-old weapons for resale  weiterlesen >>>


MP's killing focuses on vulnerability of Maoist targets (India)

(04.03.2007)

The sensational killing of Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) MP Sunil Mahto near Jamshedpur by suspected Maoists has once again proved the sway of the rebels and the way they are able to operate here with impunity. weiterlesen >>>


NATO Attack Thwarted (Afghanistan)

(04.03.2007)

On Saturday at 6:00am a NATO attack on the frontlines of the Mujahideen of Islamic Emirate in the Kajaki district of Helmand province was thwarted after a fierce hour long firefight.  weiterlesen >>>


Algeria gun, mine attacks kill 9 (Algeria)

(04.03.2007)

ALGIERS, Algeria - Suspected Islamic militants attacked a police checkpoint in Algeria with rocket-propelled grenades and machine guns Sunday, killing five officers and wounding three others, according to a newspaper report. weiterlesen >>>


Cambodia, Canada to hold mine action conference (Cambodia)

(04.03.2007)

The Cambodia Mine Action Authority and the Embassy of Canada announced that they are to co- host an international mine action conference in Phnom Penh from March 12 to 14, a press release said on Monday. weiterlesen >>>


Naxal violence major concern for state, Central govts (India)

(04.03.2007)

New Delhi: With 18 of the 22 districts in Jharkhand affected by Naxalite problem, violence by the ultras has become a major concern for both the state government and the Centre.  weiterlesen >>>


Golan: Minen nach Israel geworfen

(04.03.2007)

DAMASKUS / JERUSALEM (inn) - Zehn Minen sind am Samstag im Golan von Syrien aus auf israelisches Gebiet geworfen worden. Dabei kam jedoch niemand zu Schaden. weiterlesen >>>


Finland's Halonen approves cluster bombs (Finland)

(04.03.2007)

Tarja Halonen, the president of Finland, was quoted as saying by Oulu-based daily Kaleva on Sunday that the planned acquisition of cluster bombs had not damaged Finland's international reputation. weiterlesen >>>


Kroatien: Italiener bei Explosion einer Landmine getötet

(04.03.2007)

Ein 34-jähriger Italiener ist nahe der kroatischen Adria-Küstenstadt Zadar durch die Explosion einer Landmine getötet worden.  weiterlesen >>>


Slovak PM supports minister after army depot blast (Slovakia)

(04.03.2007)

BRATISLAVA - Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico expressed support on Monday for Defence Minister Frantisek Kasicky after a blast at an army depot killed at least three people on Friday. weiterlesen >>>


EADS North America Opens New U.S. Facility in Russellville, Arkansas (U.S.A.)

(04.03.2007)

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. - The 8,500 square foot installation is the headquarters for EADS North America Integrated Shelter Systems.EADS North America recently opened its newest U.S. facility, which specializes in integrated shelter solutions for military, homeland security and disaster recovery applications.  weiterlesen >>>


Tamil Nadu police investigations reveal Tamil Tigers selected Kerala for procurement for explosives (Sri Lanka)

(03.03.2007)

The Tamil Nadu police have traced some of the arms procurement activities of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) to the adjacent state of Kerala. weiterlesen >>>


Gewaltige Explosion: Tote bei Munitionslager- Explosion in Slowakei

(02.03.2007)

Bei der Explosion eines Munitionslagers in der Slowakei sind am Freitag mindestens drei Arbeiter ums Leben gekommen. weiterlesen >>>


Vergessen im Staub der Wüste

(02.03.2007)

Vor 30 Jahren die Flucht, dann Aufnahme im Lager. Da leben sie heute immer noch. Jetzt fand hier ein Marathon statt, um daran zu erinnern, dass es sie noch gibt: die Saharauis aus der Westsahara weiterlesen >>>


Afghanistan wants a joint terror mechanism with Pak now Add to Clippings (Afghanistan)

(01.03.2007)

NEW DELHI: Even as India and Pakistan get ready for the first meeting of the anti-terror mechanism , Afghanistan is pushing for a similar sort of cooperation with Pakistan. weiterlesen >>>


Stalled convoy a sitting duck - Traffic jams can terrify you in Taliban territory (Afghanistan)

(01.03.2007)

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan - For sheer gut-wrenching anxiety and outright fear, forget the rocket attacks or foot patrols "outside the wire." weiterlesen >>>


Armenia's Mine Curse (Armenia)

(01.03.2007)

Thirteen years after the ceasefire in the Karabakh war landmines in Armenia are still killing people.  weiterlesen >>>


10 rebels, 2 soldiers killed in southern Philippine clash (Philippines)

(01.03.2007)

Philippine government troops killed 10 New People's Army (NPA) rebels during a violent clash in the south on Thursday morning, the military said on Friday.  weiterlesen >>>


UN De-Miners And Partners Destroy Thousands of Mines As More Areas Cleared (Sudan)

(01.03.2007)

United Nations de-miners and their aid agency partners in south Sudan have destroyed thousands of mines and other unexploded ordnance over the past few months, including clearing the customs market in Juba, the UN mission to the country said today, reporting also on more fighting and displacement in the conflict-wracked Darfur region.  weiterlesen >>>


Egypt uncovers TNT (Egypt)

(01.03.2007)

Egypt uncovered a ton of explosives Friday near the border with the Gaza Strip. weiterlesen >>>


Neue koreanische Familientreffen geplant

(01.03.2007)

Süd- und Nordkorea wollen die seit Monaten auf Eis liegenden Begegnungen zwischen getrennt lebenden Familien wiederaufnehmen. weiterlesen >>>


Acht Tote bei Maoisten-Anschlag in Zentralindien (Indien)

(01.03.2007)

Neu Delhi. Bei einem Anschlag mutmasslicher maoistischer Rebellen auf Polizisten in Zentralindien sind am Donnerstag mindestens acht Menschen getötet worden. weiterlesen >>>


Stepping up for landmine victims (Ethiopia)

(01.03.2007)

Man starts campaign to help Ethiopians maimed by war  weiterlesen >>>


Donated Demining Equipment Bound for Nairobi Mine Action Training Center

(01.03.2007)

Schonstedt Instrument Company and the United Nations Mine Action Team have identified the first recipient of free demining equipment under the Schonstedt Humanitarian Demining Initiative. The International Mine Action Training Center in Nairobi, Kenya will take delivery of an initial shipment of twenty magnetic locators for training and use in landmine and unexploded ordnance (UXO) detection. The open-ended Schonstedt program will place hundreds of the sophisticated tools in the hands of humanitarian mine clearance personnel worldwide. weiterlesen >>>


Belgien beschliesst Landminen-Stopp

(01.03.2007)

Es geht also doch: Belgien hat als weltweit erster Staat ein scharfes Gesetz verabschiedet, das die Finanzierung von Landminen- und Streubomben-Produzenten untersagt. weiterlesen >>>


Govt asked to sign mine ban treaty (Pakistan)

(01.03.2007)

ISLAMABAD: Politicians and members of the civil society have asked the government to scrap the plan to mine the Pakistan-Afghanistan border area and sign the Mine Ban Treaty as every year hundreds of innocent civilians fall prey to landmine blasts in tribal areas, Balochistan and Kashmir. weiterlesen >>>


Belgium bans investments in cluster bomb makers (Belgium)

(01.03.2007)

BRUSSELS - Belgium became the first country to make it a crime to invest in companies that make cluster bombs, said the author of a law passed on Thursday. weiterlesen >>>


Maoist landmine blast kills eight in India (India)

(01.03.2007)

RAIPUR, INDIA: A powerful landmine explosion triggered by Maoist rebels in a densely forested region of central India killed eight people yesterday, including six policemen, police said.  weiterlesen >>>


Arms, Ammo & Explosives Found from Paddy-Field (Sri Lanka)

(01.03.2007)

TRINCOMALEE: On information received from civilians, troops conducted a search in the general area of BARATHIPURAM, TRINCOMALEE Thursday (1) around 6.30 p.m. and recovered one claymore mine of 15 kg, two claymore mines of 5 kg, seven 07 m of detonator codes, five T ' 56 magazines (T-56) with fifty seven rounds, three remote control devices, one electrical circuit, 750 g of C4 explosive, one 12 v battery, six bottles of medicine, twelve pen torch batteries, one claymore stand and one pouch. weiterlesen >>>


Nicaragua struggles to rid nation of land mines left over from civil war (Nicaragua)

(28.02.2007)

SAN FERNANDO, Nicaragua - In the steep, pine-covered hills of northern Nicaragua, grade-schoolers get a workbook that looks like any other. But it doesn't say "See Spot Run." weiterlesen >>>


UAE President's initiative brings back life in South Lebanon (Lebanon)

(28.02.2007)

Beirut (27.02.2007) - The initiative of UAE President H.H Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan to clear Southern Lebanon of mines and cluster bombs has brought a ray of hope to the people of the restive country who face the dangers of these unexploded ordnance left by the Israeli soldiers during the July 2006 war.  weiterlesen >>>


Hideout busted, OGW arrested in J&K (Kashmir)

(28.02.2007)

Jammu, Feb. 27 (PTI): Army troops arrested an over ground worker of militants and busted a hideout during anti-militancy operation in Poonch and Doda districts of Jammu and Kashmir last night, official sources said here today.  weiterlesen >>>


Moz demining funding drops (Mozambique)

(28.02.2007)

Maputo (27/02/2007) - Reduced funding by international donors will delay the clearing of landmines in Mozambique, Vista News reported on Monday.  weiterlesen >>>


13 Insurgents Killed, 26 Detained; Weapons Caches Found (Iraq)

(28.02.2007)

WASHINGTON, March 1, 2007 ' Coalition forces killed 13 insurgents, detained 26 suspects and found scores of weapons in operations around Iraq over the past three days. weiterlesen >>>


Afghans offered cash for bombs (Afghanistan)

(28.02.2007)

(27.02.2007) Canuck army launches rewards program STRONG POINT CENTRE, Afghanistan -- It could be loosely described as an Afghan version of Crime Stoppers, where the army wants your bombs not your name.  weiterlesen >>>


Finally, Safe Demining (Peru)

(28.02.2007)

In addition to having mined spots along its border with Ecuador resulting from a conflict resolved long ago, Peru currently focuses primarily on civilian landmine accidents in the areas surrounding the towers of the power-transmission lines that cross the country. weiterlesen >>>


Rockets, anti-tank mines seized in SW Pakistan (Pakistan)

(28.02.2007)

The security forces in the southwestern Pakistani province of Balochistan Tuesday seized 10 RPG rocket launchers, 10 fuses, four anti-tank mines and hundreds of rounds of various weapons.  weiterlesen >>>


Four BMP jawans die in Maoist attack (India)

(28.02.2007)

MUNGER/PATNA: Four BMP jawans were killed and four other injured in the wee hours of Tuesday at Khaira village under Kajra police station of Lakhisarai district when about 1,000 Maoists attacked the armed police picket stationed in the village to prevent Maoist violence.  weiterlesen >>>


Pakistan's signs of weakness (Pakistan)

(28.02.2007)

Developments of the last fortnight can be seen as a sort of balance sheet reflecting the strengths and weaknesses of the Pakistani state. During this period, Pakistan successfully tested the latest version of its long-range nuclear-capable missile.  weiterlesen >>>


137 IRAQIS, TWO GIS DEAD TUESDAY (Iraq)

(28.02.2007)

A failed assassination attempt left Shi'ite Vice President Adel Abdul-Mahdi slightly injured and 12 others dead in Baghdad.  weiterlesen >>>