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Deutschland/Kambodscha: Minenräumer besucht den Kreis Niederrhein

(20.10.2014)

Oberstleutnant a.D. Peter Willers wird im November in Rees, Haldern und auf Schloss Moyland über seine Arbeit in Kambodscha berichten. Er leitete sechs Jahre lang den Minenräumverband 6 des "Cambodian Mine Action Centers". weiterlesen >>>


VIDEO: Blindgänger von Streubomben belasten den Irak

(14.10.2014)

Blindgänger von im Krieg eingesetzter Steumunition sind heute eine Gefahr für die Zivilbevölkerung im Irak. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Algerien zerstört 3.616 Minen aus der Kolonialzeit

(12.10.2014)

Laut Regierung wurden die Landminen im September von dem algerischen Militär zerstört. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Bosnien-Herzegowina: Die Landminengefahr nach der Flut

(07.10.2014)

Die bosnische Journalistin Veda Partalo dokumentiert die Anstrengungen, das Landminenproblem in Bosnien-Herzegowina nach der Flut einzudämmen. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


VIDEO: In Uganda profitieren Landminenopfer von Bananen

(04.10.2014)

In Uganda werden Überlebende von Landminenunfällen und deren Familien unterstützt, in und mit der Bananenproduktion ihren Lebensunterhalt zu verdienen. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Guinea-Bissau: Mine explodierte unter Bus - 19 Tote

(27.09.2014)

Bei der Explosion einer Landmine unter einem völlig überfüllten Kleinbus sind im Norden von Guinea-Bissau mindestens 19 Menschen getötet worden. weiterlesen >>>


Studie: Humanitäre Auswirkungen des Einsatzes von Antifahrzeugminen

(19.09.2014)

Das Genfer Internationale Zentrum für Humanitäre Minenaktion (GICHD) veröffentlicht seine Studie zu Antifahrzeugminen am 2. Oktober 2014 um 13 Uhr in Genf. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Landminen in Algerien: Offene Wunden

(19.09.2014)

Landminen aus der Kolonialzeit fordern noch heute Opfer in Algerien. Seit einem halben Jahrhundert kämpfen Betroffene um Anerkennung als Kriegsversehrte, die Frankreich ihnen verwehrt. weiterlesen >>>


Demining Fund Wants to Expand Activities Outside SE Europe (SLOVENIA)

(12.10.2006)

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia, 10 October 2006, - The Slovenian-run International Trust Fund for Demining and Mine Victims Assistance (ITF) wants to expand its activities outside of SE Europe as part of its 2006-2009 strategy, the fund's director Goran Gacnik told the press on Tuesday. weiterlesen >>>


ULFA uses truce to regroup itself

(11.10.2006)

"French ex-servicemen have trained the terror elements as well as the ULFA elements in handling, using, making IEDs, using of mines and like in Bangladesh," says former intelligence officer Colonel Grewal.  weiterlesen >>>


Fierce Gun Battle Erupts Anew Between Govt Forces, Rebels (PHILIPPINES)

(11.10.2006)

A flash report stated that government combat troops already captured in the initial encounter site several antitank mines, boxes of blasting caps, detonating cords, wires, bomb-making chemicals and other war materials. weiterlesen >>>


Army defuses two landmines in Samba sector (India)

(11.10.2006)

Jammu, Oct. 12 (PTI): Army troops today defused two landmines found in a field in the Bobiya area of Samba sector, officials said.  weiterlesen >>>


2 Colombian police officers killed by landmine; chief says rebels uninterested in peace (Columbia)

(11.10.2006)

FACATATIVA, Colombia Two police officers on an anti-drug mission were killed by a land mine on Thursday, prompting the director of Colombia's national police to say that rebels are not interested in peace despite recent overtures.  weiterlesen >>>


North Caucasus Security Watch (RUSSIA)

(10.10.2006)

No one was hurt but three cars were damaged and windows were smashed outside the republic's Culture Ministry in the capital Grozny when a landmine exploded, the republic's capital. weiterlesen >>>


University of Missouri-Columbia Researcher Aides Effort to Clear Land Mines (UNITED STATES OF AMERICA)

(10.10.2006)

Dominic Ho, an associate professor of electrical and computer engineering in the MU College of Engineering, is working with Army officials, private defense contractors and researchers from the University of Florida and Duke University to enhance the performance of landmine detection systems. weiterlesen >>>


Fayette Co. Marine Killed By Roadside Bombs (Iraq)

(10.10.2006)

(KDKA) CONNELLSVILLE A Marine from Connellsville died after his Humvee hit several land mines in Iraq.  weiterlesen >>>


Church push to ban all landmines (AUSTRALIA)

(10.10.2006)

IVANHOE, Australia, 11 October 2006 (Heidelberg Leader) - LOCAL churches are lobbying to fight anti-vehicle landmines across the world.  weiterlesen >>>


Fort Bragg soldier killed in Iraq (Iraq)

(10.10.2006)

The Associated Press - OWENSBORO, Ky. - A western Kentucky soldier died Sunday in Iraq when a landmine detonated near his vehicle, the Department of Defense said. weiterlesen >>>


Hamburger Witwe liefert 80 Kilo Waffen ab

(10.10.2006)

Waffenfund in Schuppen u.a. Panzerminen, Panzerabwehrgranaten und eine Panzerfaust. weiterlesen >>>


Indonesia praised for inching closer to ratifying mine ban treaty (INDONESIA)

(10.10.2006)

JAKARTA, Indonesia, 11 October 2006 (Agence France Presse) - Indonesia was praised by activists Thursday for inching closer to ratifying a 1997 international treaty to ban land mines which 151 other countries have already fully endorsed.  weiterlesen >>>


Lebanon Receives Maps of Minefields in South Lebanon (Lebanon)

(09.10.2006)

The Lebanese army command will receive from UNIFIL on Tuesday the official maps of minefields that Israel had laid in southern Lebanon, As Safir daily reported.  weiterlesen >>>


Colombian troops seize rebel explosives cache (COLUMBIA)

(09.10.2006)

Confiscated was more than 1 1/2 tons of "anfo," a potent explosive made mainly from ammonium nitrate and diesel fuel, along with 25 anti-personnel mines, an electric generator, five all-terrain vehicles and an excavating machine. weiterlesen >>>


U.S. Has No Werewolves in Iraq - Simunja (NAMIBIA)

(09.10.2006)

WINDHOEK, Namibia, 10 October 2006 - DEPUTY Defence Minister Victor Simunja appears to have been wrong when he insisted in the National Assembly recently that August 26 Holdings had only sold Werewolf armoured vehicles to the United Nations in Angola and Iraq over the last two years.  weiterlesen >>>


Ukrainian paper criticizes landmine recycling programme (UKRAINE)

(09.10.2006)

KIEV, Ukraine, Oct 10 2006 - Ukraine is failing to implement its antipersonnel-mine recycling programme under the Ottawa convention banning this type of weapons, a Ukrainian newspaper has said.  weiterlesen >>>


Lebanon's ambient clusters of death

(08.10.2006)

The US State Department is investigating whether Israel's use of American-made cluster munitions in Southern Lebanon in July and August violated secret agreements between Israel and the United States. weiterlesen >>>


'Fluke' kills 40th Canadian (Afghanistan)

(08.10.2006)

Canada's latest casualty in Afghanistan is being blamed on a "lucky" enemy that planted a roadside bomb that struck an armoured vehicle over the weekend and, in an apparent "fluke," killed one occupant.  weiterlesen >>>


Army Demining Brigade Gets New Equipment (ANGOLA)

(08.10.2006)

LUBANGO, Angola, 9 October 2006 - Angola's Armed Forces (FAA) engineering brigade in southern Huila Military Zone over the weekend received new advanced technology equipment for landmines clearance operations in the province, Angop learned.  weiterlesen >>>


Youth injured in mine blast in J&K (India)

(07.10.2006)

A youth was injured when a landmine exploded in his fields near the Indo-Pak border in Rajouri district,  weiterlesen >>>


IA, MND-B Soldiers Seize Multiple Weapons Caches, Detail Three Suspects (IRAQ)

(07.10.2006)

Soldiers from 1st Brigade, 6th Iraqi Army Division, along with elements of 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, discovered a weapons cache weiterlesen >>>


Civilians fall victim to landmine in Zabul (AFGHANISTAN)

(06.10.2006)

GHAZNI CITY, Afghanistan, 7 October 2006 - Three civilians were killed when a car, they were traveling in, hit a roadside landmine in the Arghandab district of the southern Zabul province, officials said on Saturday.  weiterlesen >>>


AFP foiled NPA landmines attack at town fiesta (PHILIPPINES)

(06.10.2006)

BUTUAN CITY, Philippines, 7 October 2006 - Several landmines were discovered Saturday morning in Silop area, Barangay Sto. Rosario, Bacuag town, Surigao del Norte, a flash report received by the area command chief of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) here said.  weiterlesen >>>


Norwegians puzzled by Russian signs

(06.10.2006)

KIRKENES, Norway, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- Signs have appeared along the Russian side of its border with Norway warning of mines. weiterlesen >>>


Egyptian scrap dealer arrested over mines (EGYPT)

(06.10.2006)

CAIRO, Egypt, 7 October 2006 - Egyptian security forces have arrested a Bedouin scrap dealer in the Sinai peninsula after finding dozens of old mines in his house, security sources said on Saturday, but the man denied any connection to militants.  weiterlesen >>>


Deadly legacy of war lurking in the garden (Lebanon)

(05.10.2006)

Last Thursday five year-old Imane Salam found a strange new toy lying just outside her family home. weiterlesen >>>


High time for an Arms Trade Treaty

(05.10.2006)

Remember the excitement nearly 10 years ago when the treaty to ban landmines was signed in Ottawa, Canada? What began as a small, grassroots campaign had achieved a legally-binding international agreement to banish the scourge of anti-personnel mines from the planet. This month offers a similar opportunity to tackle the horrific excesses of the arms trade. Later this month, the United Nations will vote on a resolution to start work on an Arms Trade Treaty, exactly 10 years after it was asked to vote on a resolution to support a ban on landmines.  weiterlesen >>>


Live Cluster Bombs Lethal Leftover In Lebanon Following Israeli War (Lebanon)

(05.10.2006)

BEIRUT, LEBANON - Since the war between Israel and Hezbollah ended in August, nearly three people have been wounded or killed each day by cluster bombs Israel dropped in the waning days of the war, and officials now say it will take more than a year to clear the region of them.  weiterlesen >>>


Rep. McGovern Introduces Victim-Activated Landmine Abolition Act (UNITED STATES OF AMERICA)

(04.10.2006)

WASHINGTON, USA, 5 October 2006 (Hindustan Times) -- Rep. James P. McGovern, D-Massachusetts, has introduced the Victim-Activated Landmine Abolition Act of 2006 (H.R. 6178), legislation that would "prohibit the procurement of victim-activated landmines and other weapons that are designed to be victim-activated."  weiterlesen >>>


Mine blast injures three soldiers in eastern Turkey

(04.10.2006)

A landmine planted by terrorists in the rural area of eastern Turkey went off on Wednesday, injuring three soldiers of the Turkish security forces, the semi-official Anatolia news agency reported.  weiterlesen >>>


Muppets teach children a land mine lesson (Afghanistan)

(04.10.2006)

A British charity helps avert tragedy with a children's video on how to spot mines buried throughout Afghanistan. weiterlesen >>>


Nations to form land-mine removal center (Nicaragua)

(04.10.2006)

MANAGUA, Nicaragua - Defense ministers from across the Americas agreed Wednesday to create an international land-mine removal center and many called for joint military missions for disaster relief and peacekeeping worldwide. weiterlesen >>>


Mozambique: Can Country Meet Demining Target? (Africa)

(04.10.2006)

Reduced donor support for demining may compromise Mozambique's efforts to meet the 2009 deadline for ending the removal of anti-personnel land mines.  weiterlesen >>>


Hardcore maoist held (India)

(03.10.2006)

Jamshedpur, Oct. 4 (PTI): Five maoists, including one involved in the infamous Baliba massacre case, were arrested and another injured in an encounter in separate incidents in Jharkhand since last night, police said.  weiterlesen >>>


Two Lebanese civilians injured in cluster bomb explosions

(03.10.2006)

Beirut (dpa) - Two people were wounded on Wednesday in separate cluster bomb explosions in a village in southern Lebanon raising the number of injuries from cluster bombs to 90 since the end of the July-August Israeli offensive on Lebanon.  weiterlesen >>>


Update on United States Aid to Lebanon to Clear Explosive Remnants of War (UNITED STATES OF AMERICA)

(03.10.2006)

WASHINGTON, 4 October 2006 (State Department Press Releases And Documents) -The United States is committed to reducing the risk to Lebanese civilians posed by explosive remnants of war.  weiterlesen >>>


PRESSEMITTEILUNG

(03.10.2006)

Mission possible - Regierungsfraktionen stimmen für Streubomben ' Einsatz und Produktion bleiben weiterhin erlaubt  weiterlesen >>>


All mine fields in Croatia to be cleared in the next four years (CROATIA)

(03.10.2006)

All detected mine fields in Croatia will be cleared in the next three to four years, Croatian Mine Action Centre (HCR) head Otto Jungwirth said on Wednesday [4 October], presenting the Landmine Monitor report on mine removal operations in 2006, with emphasis on Croatia.  weiterlesen >>>


Press Release:

(03.10.2006)

Mission possible - Governmental parties voted in favour of cluster bombs ' use and production remain to be permitted weiterlesen >>>


LTTE continues with violence, Army camp attacked- Vavunathivu (Sri Lanka)

(03.10.2006)

In two separate incidents the security forces recovered two claymore mines and five hand grenades in Mannar and Batticaloa yesterday ( Tuesday the 3rd of October). The troops on route clearing patrol recovered one claymore mine from Mallakam area at 9.30p.m and the other claymore mine was found from Ulliyankulam on information received by a civilian on the someday. weiterlesen >>>


Human Rights Council discusses reports on missions to Lebanon and Israel by special procedures

(03.10.2006)

Jean Ziegler, Special Rapporteur on the right to food, said, that during the war in Lebanon, 1.2 million anti-personnel cluster bombs were dropped, making it practically impossible for the returning population to return to the fields. The Rome Court had stated that massacres of civilian populations, the destruction of infrastructure and the use of mines against civilian populations were war crimes. Ziegler added, the United Nations was doing wonderful de-mining work, but only on the roads and in the ruins of towns and villages. The fields and irrigation systems were practically inaccessible due to the hundreds of bombs and mines. He urged the Israeli Government to hand over the maps showing the locations of the hundreds of thousands of mines and anti-personnel munitions, or peasants and children would continue to die. weiterlesen >>>


Landmine monitor report released in Sudan

(03.10.2006)

Landmine Monitor Report 2006: Toward a Mine-Free World was released at a press conference and roundtable discussion in Khartoum, Sudan on 3 October 2006. Mr. Abdelatie Abdelkheir Eid, Coordinator of the Sudan Campaign to Ban Landmines (SCBL), opened the event, held at Friendship Hall.  weiterlesen >>>


Kosovo still "potential hotbed of crisis", says NATO officer as arms depot found" (KOSOVO)

(03.10.2006)

We found in the depot a total of 68 anti-tank mines, 92 land mines, 20 hand grenades, 1,200 bullets of 7.26 mm calibre and 500 kg of explosives," said Johan Kras, commander of the Austrian mine-clearance unit. weiterlesen >>>


Pressure mounts on Burma's junta (Myanmar)

(02.10.2006)

A military offensive against the country's Karen minority has displaced 18,000 people this year. RANGOON, BURMA (MYANMAR) ' Leaning on a worn wooden crutch, Saw Pa Pwe, a short, muscular man, hobbles on one leg from his brother's exposed bamboo platform to the hut he now calls home. The makeshift shelter sits three feet from the ground on the low point of a wet hill where he and his wife, who sits silently in the stifling midmorning heat, are starting from scratch. She has not spoken since a landmine maimed her farmer husband as he walked to his fields in 2002.  weiterlesen >>>


Lower chamber ratifies document specifying exemptions for NATO experts involved in landmine disposal (BELARUS)

(02.10.2006)

MINSK, Belarus, 3 October 2006 -- The House of Representatives of the Belarusian National Assembly on Monday passed a ratification bill for a document that specifies the exemptions that NATO experts involved in the disposal of landmines in Belarus are entitled to.  weiterlesen >>>


Maoists kill four Chhattisgarh civil militia cadres (INDIA)

(02.10.2006)

CHHATTISGARH, India -- Four civil militia cadres in Chhattisgarh were killed by guerrillas of the banned Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) in a forested hamlet, police said Tuesday.  weiterlesen >>>


Nicaragua Proposes Humanitarian De-mining Center (Nicaragua)

(02.10.2006)

Blackanthem Military News, MANAGUA, Nicaragua ' Despite having the smallest armed forces in the region, Nicaragua has scored strong successes against mines in this country. Now the nation's leaders want to share that expertise with others.  weiterlesen >>>


Along Came a Spider (USA)

(02.10.2006)

The U.S. doesn't just oppose efforts to ban landmines -- it's working to jump-start a new landmine program of its own. When representatives from more than 100 nations gathered in Geneva late last month to celebrate a decade of international cooperation to rid the world of landmines, the United States was conspicuously absent. Indeed, the United States has always opposed those international efforts -- and it is now on the cusp of actively reviving its own use of landmines.  weiterlesen >>>


Security stepped up in Nagaland

(02.10.2006)

The Hmar National Army (HNA) has demanded compensation for victims of mass rape and families of 56 tribals killed and 173 others wounded in landmine blasts since 2004.  weiterlesen >>>


Indian Express: Chhattisgarh banks on ex-Army men (INDIA)

(01.10.2006)

CHHATTISGARH. With landmines accounting for an alarmingly high number of casualties in Chhattisgarh's fight against the Naxals, the state government has decided to recruit 500 retired experts from the armed forces to help diffuse the killer bombs. weiterlesen >>>


Wieder Anschlag auf ISAF-Soldaten in Kabul

(01.10.2006)

In der südafghanischen Provinz Paktia kamen drei afghanische Soldaten bei der Explosion einer Landmine ums Leben. Vier Soldaten wurden verletzt, berichtete die in Pakistan ansässige Nachrichtenagentur AIP. Zu beiden Anschlägen bekannten sich die radikalislamischen Taliban. weiterlesen >>>


German NGO speeds up mine clearance projects in Quang Tri, Vietnam (VIETNAM)

(01.10.2006)

QUANG TRI. The German Solidaritätsdienst International Organisation (SODI) will call continued support for mine clearing activities in central Quang Tri province, said Hans-Juergen Ebert, SODI Managing Director.  weiterlesen >>>


U.S. Congratulates Macedonia on Success in Clearing Land Mines

(01.10.2006)

United States helped fund six mine-removal teams, mine-clearance training for 60 Washington -- The United States congratulated Macedonia September 29 for successfully clearing land mines from its territory and thus joining "the growing number of countries that are no longer significantly affected by land mines leftover from past conflicts."  weiterlesen >>>


New victims of landmines in the occupied territories of the Western Sahara

(01.10.2006)

Smara (occupied territories), A young Saharawi citizen, Mr. Saleh Salouk Lakhdar, passed away after his car blew up on an anti-tank mine while driving towards the locality of Elgayiz in company of another passenger, Mr. El Ichi El Haj, who was seriously wounded, concordant sources reported. weiterlesen >>>


Hillier unveils plans to bolster infantry (Afghanistan)

(01.10.2006)

PANJWAII DISTRICT, Afghanistan -- In the face of increasing threats from explosive devices in Afghanistan, the Canadian military is working on upgrades for its mainstay armoured vehicle, Canada's top soldier told troops Saturday. weiterlesen >>>


Most weapons with Naxals belong to cops (India)

(01.10.2006)

NEW DELHI: It's a case of the cops facing their own guns. As 'red extremists' turn a menace for security agencies with their firepower, 60% of their weapons are estimated to be stolen from policemen.  weiterlesen >>>


Bomb blast in southwestern Pakistan damages police building, no one hurt: official (Pakistan)

(01.10.2006)

In other violence in Baluchistan, a shepherd died in a land mine explosion and two small, homemade bombs rocked Quetta on Sunday night. weiterlesen >>>


Armenia Can Take Part in Demining Israeli-Lebanese Conflict Zone (ARMENIA)

(01.10.2006)

YEREVAN. Armenia can take part in the mine clearance work in Lebanon, RA Foreign Minister Vardan Oskanyan told a press conference. He pointed out that the Lebanese Government made this request before the Lebanese-Israeli conflict, considering the Armenian experience in this process.  weiterlesen >>>


Circling the war wagons (AFGHANISTAN)

(01.10.2006)

One young British paratrooper, 27-year-old Corporal Mark Wright, was killed by a landmine after he ran into an unmarked mine field without regard for his own safety to treat two wounded comrades. weiterlesen >>>


Stepping into new life with the Jaipur Foot

(30.09.2006)

NEW DELHI: A prosthetic limb costing no more than $30 made and developed in India is transforming lives in battle-torn Lebanon, giving those crippled in the devastating war another chance. And that's just what the Jaipur Foot has been doing for years, not only in India but also in trouble spots like Afghanistan and as far away as the Honduras. weiterlesen >>>


Landmine use decreases; so does funding for mine action

(30.09.2006)

A new report by the International Campaign to Ban Landmines shows that the Mine Ban Treaty and the mine ban movement continued to make good progress toward eradicating antipersonnel landmines and saving lives around the world. However, despite an overall reduction in landmine use, there are a number of concerns, such as the reduced funding for mine action, hampering the ability of some poorer nations to tackle the issue effectively.  weiterlesen >>>


LTTE plans for more attacks as the special peace envoy arrives... (Sri Lanka)

(30.09.2006)

The naval personnel on a route clearing patrol at Uppuweli recovered two claymore mines planted by the LTTE terrorists at 11:00 a.m today (Sunday the 1st of October). weiterlesen >>>


ULFA rebels blow up Assam gas pipeline (India)

(30.09.2006)

A police spokesman said militants suspected to be from the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) late Friday triggered a landmine explosion at a gas pipeline belonging to state-owned oil exploration company Oil India Ltd (OIL).  weiterlesen >>>


Dringender Appell gegen Streubomben und Streumunition

(30.09.2006)

Prominente Unterstützer von Aktionsbündnis Landmine.de fordern die Abgeordneten des Deutschen Bundestages auf, für ein ein Verbot von Streumunition zu stimmen. weiterlesen >>>


No one hurt in attempt to blow up police motorcade in Chechnya (CHECHNYA)

(29.09.2006)

GROZNY. No one was wounded as unknown assailants tried to blow up a police motorcade in Chechnya, the North Caucasus republic's Interior Ministry said Saturday.  weiterlesen >>>


ber 180 Nichtregierungsorganisationen fordern Verbot von Streumunition

(29.09.2006)

Brief der Internationalen Koalition gegen Streumunition (CMC) an die Mitglieder des Deutschen Bundestages  weiterlesen >>>


5 Russian Terrorists Slain in Caucasus

(29.09.2006)

2 Russian invaders were killed and at least 1 wounded by Chechen Mujahideen in a landmine attack in a forested area near village Ahkinchu Borze on Thursday, September 28. No other details were given by a spokesman of the Chechen Military Command.  weiterlesen >>>


CMC letter to all members of the German Parliament

(29.09.2006)

Support the Green party resolution on cluster munitions weiterlesen >>>


16 LTTE cadres killed in encounter at Pillumale post (Sri Lanka)

(29.09.2006)

Police commandos remove bodies of Tamil Tigers killed in an encounter in Ampara on  weiterlesen >>>


Einfach ins Meer geworfen (GRIECHENLAND)

(29.09.2006)

Der mörderische Umgang mit Flüchtlingen gehört im EU-Mitgliedsland Griechenland zum Standard der Grenzsicherung weiterlesen >>>


Landmine blast kills one soldier in southeastern Turkey

(29.09.2006)

One soldier was killed and another injured in a landmine blast in Turkey's southeastern province of Hakkari on Saturday, the semi-official Anatolia news agency reported. weiterlesen >>>


Children face perils of bomblets in Lebanon (Lebanon)

(28.09.2006)

NABATIYAH - From a hospital bed, 14-year-old Hassan tells how half his foot was blasted away by one of the million bomblets that Israel rained on south Lebanon during its war with Hezbollah. weiterlesen >>>


Australia-Led Meeting Takes Firm Action on Landmines - Press Release: Australian Government

(28.09.2006)

Australian-Led Meeting Takes Firm Action against Landmines weiterlesen >>>


BEIRUT: Hilfs-Programm für Libanon lanciert

(28.09.2006)

Die Erwartungen der libanesischen Bevölkerungen an die internationale Gemeinschaft sind enorm. Die Schweiz will deshalb ihre Hilfsgelder in der Höhe von rund 11,5 Mio. Dollar so schnell wie möglich für die Bedürftigen einsetzen.  weiterlesen >>>


UN Announces End of Humanitarian Crisis in Lebanon

(28.09.2006)

The UN has announced a shift in focus from aid work to recovery in Lebanon after it declared that the humanitarian crisis brought on by the Israeli-Hezbollah conflict had subsided.  weiterlesen >>>


USAID awards $31 mln infrastructure contract for South Sudan

(28.09.2006)

USAID has already spent $84.2 million on improving Southern Sudan's infrastructure since fiscal year 2004. Work has included building roads, clearing landmines, and planning, mapping, and electrifying towns. weiterlesen >>>


Travel: A former child soldier's landmine museum draws flak (CAMBODIA)

(28.09.2006)

SIEM REAP. Aki Ra is a short, stout, 33-year-old Cambodian with an unusual career: He collects bombs for a living.  weiterlesen >>>


Iran: 800 werden jedes Jahr durch Landminen ermordet (IRAN)

(28.09.2006)

NWRI - Der Kommandeur Yar Ahmadi vom Revolutionären Garde Corps des iranischen Regimes stellte fest, dass jedes Jahr mehr als 800 Menschen im Iran durch Landminen in den ehemaligen Kriegsgebieten getötet und Hunderte andere verletzt und gelähmt werden. weiterlesen >>>


Six journalists seriously injured in police publicity stunt accident

(27.09.2006)

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) is shocked by reports that six journalists were seriously injured, with one losing both eyes and another in a critical condition,  weiterlesen >>>


South Korea Unveils Armed Robot Guards

(27.09.2006)

Robot can be used to detect and suppress intruders weiterlesen >>>


Child killed by Israeli cluster bomb explosions (Lebanon)

(27.09.2006)

A 12-year-old child was killed and five others wounded when two cluster bombs left by Israeli troops exploded separately in southern Lebanon on Wednesday, medics said. weiterlesen >>>


Lachin: The Emptying Lands (Armenia)

(27.09.2006)

Landmines, neglect and uncertainty result in an Armenian exodus from strategic corridor. weiterlesen >>>


Verbot von Streumunition

(27.09.2006)

Offener Brief der im Aktionsbündnis Landmine.de zusammengeschlossenen deutschen Hilfsorganisationen an alle Mitglieder des Deutschen Bundestages, anlässlich der Abstimmung Über Anträge zum Verbot von Streumunition am Donnerstag, dem 28.9. weiterlesen >>>


Halbherziges Nein zu Streumunition

(26.09.2006)

Gefährliche Streumunition verbieten" will die große Koalition morgen im Bundestag. Aber der Antrag ist eine Mogelpackung: Bestimmte Arten von Streubomben sind ausgenommen. Und bereits vorhandene Munition soll weiter verwendet werden weiterlesen >>>


Ein trojanisches Pferd im Bundestag (DEUSCHLAND)

(26.09.2006)

Die gute Nachricht: Morgen wird sich der Bundestag mit einem Antrag der Regierungsfraktionen befassen, in dem ein Verbot gefährlicher Streumunition gefordert wird. Damit bleibt das Thema auf der Tagesordnung. Seine völkerrechtliche Bedeutung wird anerkannt. Die schlechte Nachricht: Der Antrag ist ein trojanisches Pferd. Es steckt etwas ganz anderes darin, als sich flüchtig von außen erkennen lässt.  weiterlesen >>>


MPs visit to Iraq disrupted by mine - US forces in the region defused the mine.

(26.09.2006)

KIRKUK - The visit by two Turkish parliamentary deputies to the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk was disrupted Tuesday after a land mine was found on the road on which they were travelling. weiterlesen >>>


Police under attack, 1 killed 10 injured (India)

(26.09.2006)

Three women were injured in a landmine explosion near a security forces camp in the Khandroo area of Achbal. The women were collecting firewood from the forests and when they approached a security forces camp, an anti-personnel mine blew up injuring three of them. They have been admitted to the hospital. weiterlesen >>>


Is Kenya on the right course on Somalia?

(26.09.2006)

UN report had accused Asmara of shipping weaponry through its territory. Among other weapons allegedly imported are communication equipment for the "technical" battle wagons, 1,000 short version AK 47 rifles, 1,000 pairs of binoculars, 1,000 remote control bombs, 1,000 antipersonnel mines and ammunition for 120 mm mortars.  weiterlesen >>>


Iran: 800 killed by landmines every year

(26.09.2006)

NCRI - The commander Yar Ahmadi of the Iranian regime's Revolutionary Guards Corps stated that every year more than 800 people were killed in Iran by land mines left in the former war zones and hundreds of others were hurt and lamed. weiterlesen >>>


Soldiers Catch Terrorist Planting Bomb In Baghdad

(26.09.2006)

Baghdad, Iraq (AHN) - U.S. soldiers caught a would-be bomber as he was planting an improvised explosive device (IED) in Baghdad.  weiterlesen >>>


Rückkehr der Flüchtlinge verzögert sich (LIBANON)

(26.09.2006)

Für rund 200.000 Flüchtlinge aus dem Libanon könnte sich die Rückkehr in ihre Heimat noch um mehrere Monate verzögern. Manche werden erst in einigen Jahren zurückkommen, da sich in Häusern und auf freiem Gelände noch Bomben befinden.  weiterlesen >>>


The Hidden Enemy

(26.09.2006)

700 mine fields, 640 victims and 485 handicapped people are registered in the governorate of Duhok. With the image of his handicapped father still haunting him, Zubair continues to do his job working for a local mine removing organization, General Foundation for Mine Affairs in Kurdistan Region.  weiterlesen >>>


Hölle Helmand (Afghanistan)

(26.09.2006)

Die Nato will den Opiumsumpf in Afghanistan trockenlegen. Das wird aber ein Dilemma schaffen, das unlösbar scheint. Denn mit jedem Traktor, der ein Mohnfeld umpflügt, werden die Bauern und die Bevölkerung gegen die Ausländer aufgebracht, können sich die Taliban als Beschützer und Befreier vor den "ungläubigen Unterdrückern" gerieren. Die Taliban liefern den Bauern sogar Minen, die in den Mohnfeldern vergraben werden, um sie vor dem Umpflügen zu schützen. weiterlesen >>>


LeTourneau study seeks knee injury options - University receives federal grant to examine ACL tears

(26.09.2006)

A LeTourneau University professor and his students hope a robot and cadaver will reveal how people should compensate for knee injuries as they walk, run or jump. People who tear an anterior cruciate ligament but opt not to have surgery put increased strain on the bone, muscles and other ligaments in the knee, said Dr. Roger Gonzalez, a biomedical and mechanical engineering professor. His federally funded study will measure that strain and find the best way to reduce it while increasing knee stability, he said.  weiterlesen >>>


Minensuche in Südosteuropa - Testversuche zur Auswahl der best geeigneten Metalldetektoren (Kroatien)

(26.09.2006)

Die international beobachteten South Eastern Europe-Testversuche (SEE) vom 2. bis 13. Oktober in Benkovac, Kroatien, sollen Aufschluss darüber geben, welche Metalldetektoren am besten geeignet sind für die Böden in Südosteuropa. Neben den Minen selbst ist auch der in den Minen vorliegende Sprengstoff, der für terroristische Zwecke missbraucht werden könnte, eine große Gefahr. weiterlesen >>>


Country has 80,000 people victims of land mines (Angola)

(26.09.2006)

Luanda, 09/27 - Angola has about 80,000 people victims of land mines, most of them former soldiers with at an active working age and a low education level,  weiterlesen >>>


A scientist has designed a remote-operated robotic vehicle which can detect and defuse explosives simultaneously. (India)

(26.09.2006)

"The robot will help to stop bomb explosions at public and religious places" weiterlesen >>>


Now, robots will detect and disable bombs (India)

(26.09.2006)

Kanpur, September 26: As terror activities spread their limbs across the country, a Pune-based Robotics engineer has developed a remote explosive sensing device that can detect and deactivate bombs, landmines and other hazardous chemical and biological material.  weiterlesen >>>


Unexploded bombs threaten lives in Lebanon: UNICEF (LEBANON)

(26.09.2006)

Geneva, Sep 27 (DPA) The Lebanese population faces a "ticking timebomb" from the 100,000 unexploded bombs estimated to be littering the towns and countryside, UNICEF warned Tuesday.  weiterlesen >>>