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Oman bestätigt Beitritt zum Verbot von Antipersonenminen

(26.03.2014)

In einem Treffen mit Königin Astrid von Belgien bestätigt Aussenminister Youssef bin Alawi bin Abdullah Omans Beitritt zum Verbotsabkommen über Antipersonenminen. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Minenopfer: Zwei, die mit Prothese leben

(26.03.2014)

Der Hamburger Mario Galla modelt – trotz Handicap. In Kambodscha ermutigte er junge Menschen, die mit ähnlichen Behinderungen leben müssen. weiterlesen >>>


Minenopfer: Zwei, die mit Prothese leben

(21.03.2014)

Der Hamburger Mario Galla modelt – trotz Handicap. In Kambodscha ermutigte er junge Menschen, die mit ähnlichen Behinderungen leben müssen. weiterlesen >>>


TV-Beitrag: Besuch des norwegischen Königspaar in Vietnam

(21.03.2014)

Haakon und Mette-Marit von Norwegen beim Fussballspiel mit Schulkindern. Die Idylle täuscht. Das Feld, auf dem sich die Royals am Donnerstag aufhalten, ist gerade erst von Blindgängern und Minen geräumt worden.  weiterlesen >>>


Oman bestätigt Beitritt zum Verbot von Antipersonenminen

(19.03.2014)

In einem Treffen mit Königin Astrid von Belgien bestätigt Aussenminister Youssef bin Alawi bin Abdullah Omans Beitritt zum Verbotsabkommen über Antipersonenminen. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Philippinien: Kompensation für Minenopfer

(18.03.2014)

Vertreter der Linken in den Philippinien verprechen Kompensationsleistungen für zivile Opfer eines Landmineangriffes der kommunistischen Rebellen in Davao del Sur. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Niederländische Banken nehmen Abstand von Streumunition-Investor

(18.03.2014)

Das Investieren in Produzenten von Streumunition ist gemäß niederländischem Recht illegal. Zwei niederländische Banken haben deshalb beschlossen, Fonds aus ihrem Fondsangebot herauszunehmen. weiterlesen >>>


Russland/Ukraine: Berichte über den Einsatz von Landminen

(10.03.2014)

Die Internationale Kampagne für das Verbot von Landminen fordert Russland auf, Berichte über den Einsatz von Landminen durch russische Truppen auf der Krim aufzuklären und den Einsatz von Antipersonenminen sofort zu stoppen, falls sich diese Berichte bestätigen. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Blast in Khorramshahr Result of Landmine Field Diffusion Operations (Iran)

(11.07.2006)

TEHRAN (Fars News Agency)- A city official said that the strong blast in the vicinity of Khorramshahr this morning might have resulted from the diffusion operations underway in the landmine fields around the city.  weiterlesen >>>


Every heap of trash can be deadly (Iraq)

(11.07.2006)

HIT, Iraq When most American soldiers take to the road, they pray to avoid the roadside bombs that seem to explode every day in Iraq. Sergeant 1st Class Timothy Faust has a very different goal: He hopes to find them. weiterlesen >>>


SICA leaders agree on migration, anti-landmine measures during summit (Central America)

(11.07.2006)

Leaders of the member states of the Central American Integration System (SICA) reached an agreement on Tuesday, regarding free migration and an anti-land mine measures training school at the 28th Central American summit.  weiterlesen >>>


10 - 3 rebels killed in military offensive in Camarines Sur (Philippines)

(11.07.2006)

Army soldiers killed on Sunday three communist guerillas and wounded another during a pre-dawn clash in a remote village of Pasacao town, an official of the Armed Forces of the Philippines Civil Relation Service (AFP-CRS) Bicol said Monday. weiterlesen >>>


FC soldier among six injured (Pakistan)

(10.07.2006)

QUETTA: Six people, including a soldier of the Frontier Corps, were injured after a vehicle of the paramilitary force hit a landmine in the Sangsilla area of the Dera Bugti district on Monday. weiterlesen >>>


Scent of a land mine

(10.07.2006)

Magnetic devices and radar aren't the only way to find land mines. The nose also works--if it's the right nose.  weiterlesen >>>


Sri Lanka soldier killed as constitution talks start (Sri Lanka)

(10.07.2006)

COLOMBO - Suspected Tamil Tiger rebels killed a Sri Lankan soldier in a mine ambush on Tuesday, the army said, while in the capital a meeting on constitutional reform began without the rebels or opposition. weiterlesen >>>


Weapons Caches Found Across Iraq; Army Raids Mosque Used By Terror Cell (Iraq)

(10.07.2006)

Baghdad, Iraq (AHN) - Military officials are disclosing the discovery of "multiple weapons caches" in Iraq by security forces; including one found as the result of a tip from a civilian. weiterlesen >>>


Angola: Peace yet to turn to food security (Angola)

(10.07.2006)

[This report does not necessarily reflect the views of the United Nations]  weiterlesen >>>


Rebels' cause may die, too (Russia)

(10.07.2006)

MOSCOW In a long and notorious career, Shamil Basayev, the elusive terrorist leader of the most vicious separatist faction in Chechnya, was an airplane hijacker, a hostage taker, a guerrilla commander and a war-scarred spokesman for terror who tried to justify mass killings of civilians, even school children, for political ends and revenge. weiterlesen >>>


Qaidas Nachschubprobleme im Libanon (Libanon)

(10.07.2006)

Mehrere Dutzend Dschihadis aus dem Libanon sollen bereits im Irak ums Leben gekommen sein. Für al-Qaida gewinnt das Land am Mittelmeer auch im Kampf gegen Israel an Bedeutung. weiterlesen >>>


Blast kills Beslan mastermind (Russia)

(10.07.2006)

Russia says Chechen warlord Shamil Basayev died planning new attack `This is a just punishment' for bloody 2004 school siege, Putin says weiterlesen >>>


High tech's slow march in land mine campaign

(10.07.2006)

The search for land mines is not something done in haste. Nor, as it turns out, is the search for new technology that could be used to find mines.  weiterlesen >>>


Weapons of Mass Destruction: Theirs and Ours

(10.07.2006)

I do not understand this squeamishness about the use of gas. I am strongly in favour of using poisoned gas against uncivilised tribes." Winston Churchill weiterlesen >>>


FACTBOX-Dangers facing children around the world

(10.07.2006)

July 11 (Reuters) - Kidnappings, rape and forced labour are some of the horrors inflicted on children highlighted in a Reuters AlertNet poll released on Tuesday to identify the world's most dangerous places to be a child. weiterlesen >>>


Stab der Friedenskräfte: Mord am Sekretär des Sicherheitsrates Südossetiens war Terrorakt (Georgien/ Ossetien)

(10.07.2006)

Der Stab der gemeinsamen Friedenskräfte im Raum des georgisch-ossetischen Konflikts bewertet den Mord am Sekretär des Sicherheitsrates Südossetiens (Teilrepublik im Bestand Georgiens), Oleg Alborow, als einen geplanten Terrorakt, der auf eine Zuspitzung der Situation in der Region gerichtet ist.  weiterlesen >>>


Georgia: ICBL urges Abkhazia not to lay new mines (Georgia)

(10.07.2006)

In response to a recent statement by the de facto President of Abkhazia, suggesting that the border with Georgia might be mined in case Russian peacekeepers were to be withdrawn from the area, the International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL) called on the Abkhaz authorities to refrain from planting new mines. weiterlesen >>>


Russland tötet meistgesuchten Tschetschenen-Anführer (Russland)

(10.07.2006)

Moskau (Reuters) - Russische Sicherheitskräfte haben nach eigener Darstellung den meistgesuchten Rebellenanführer aus der abtrünnigen Kaukasus-Republik Tschetschenien, Schamil Bassajew, getötet. weiterlesen >>>


3 slain, 2 hurt in NPA-Army clashes (Philippines)

(10.07.2006)

LUCENA CITY ' Three New People's Army (NPA) fighters were killed and two others injured in clashes with government soldiers in the Bicol Region, according to two separate reports reaching the military's Southern Luzon Command in Camp Nakar on Tuesday. weiterlesen >>>


40 grenades found buried in a yard in Kosovo (Kosovo)

(10.07.2006)

PRISTINA, Serbia-Forty hand grenades and four fuse boxes were found buried in a yard in eastern Kosovo, police said Monday. The grenades, tucked in a sack, were discovered over the weekend in the eastern village of Slatina by an ethnic Albanian who was digging in his yard with an excavator, a police statement said.  weiterlesen >>>


US funds for de-mining operations in Chile (Chile, Nicaragua, Honduras)

(10.07.2006)

United States committed in July 1.85 million US dollars to the antipersonnel mine clearance and elimination program of the Organization of American States, OAS targeting on three countries Chile, Nicaragua and Honduras.  weiterlesen >>>


LTTE to harm civilians with improvised claymore mines. (Sri Lanka)

(09.07.2006)

The discovery of deadly claymore mines ready to be exploded at places in the North and C-4 plastic explosives and ball bearings in other places confirm the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) are continually planning to detonate claymore devices to inflict maximum number of deaths to civilians and the army, security sources said.  weiterlesen >>>


Canadian soldier among 23 killed (Afghanistan)

(09.07.2006)

KANDAHAR: A Canadian soldier was killed during an assault on a Taliban stronghold in southern Afghanistan yesterday as a Peruvian soldier and 21 rebels died in other weekend violence, officials said. weiterlesen >>>


FEATURE-Ex-Soviet Abkhazia: a sun-drenched frozen conflict (Abkhazia/ Georgia)

(09.07.2006)

SUKHUMI, Georgia, July 10 (Reuters) - Russian tourists will crowd the beaches of Abkhazia all summer. Officially, they are holidaying in a war zone, but where else can they find such a cheap week in the sun? weiterlesen >>>


Sri Lankan man arrested with 16,000 steel balls for rebel bombs: Military (Sri Lanka)

(09.07.2006)

Sri Lankan troops arrested a man in possession of thousands of tiny steel balls, a key component in homemade explosives commonly used by Tamil Tiger rebels, the government said.  weiterlesen >>>


Taliban killed, coalition soldiers wounded in south (Afghanistan)

(09.07.2006)

KANDAHAR CITY: Ten Taliban fighters have been killed while seven coalition and two Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers suffered injuries in separate clashes in Zabul and Kandahar provinces.  weiterlesen >>>


Landmine Blast Kills Sergeant on Front Lines (Bangladesh)

(08.07.2006)

A sergeant from Light Infantry Battalion 565 based in Buthidaung was killed by a landmine explosion on the front lines of Karen State on 3 July, said a source close to the family.  weiterlesen >>>


U.S. Pledges $1.9 Million for Latin American Land Mine Removal

(08.07.2006)

Funds to support mine-clearing operations in Nicaragua, Honduras, Chile weiterlesen >>>


PKK Mine Blasts Kill Children (Turkey)

(08.07.2006)

One child was killed and three others were injured in land mines planted by the terrorist organization (PKK) in a rural area near the southeastern province of Bingol. In a separate mine blast in the southeastern Turkish province of Diyarbakir one village guard died and another one was injured.  weiterlesen >>>


Am Rand Notiert: Anständig reich werden (Norwegen)

(07.07.2006)

Für Waffenschmiede, Umweltsünder oder Ausbeuter sind die Milliarden, die Norwegen mit dem Öl verdient, tabu. Strenge ethische Prinzipien steuern die Geldanlage weiterlesen >>>


Explosion in Baghlan injures one (Afghanistan)

(07.07.2006)

PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok Afghan News): An explosion in the fifth district of this provincial capital of the northern Baghlan province injured one man and damaged a car.  weiterlesen >>>


Landmines and ERW: still a threat for the Acholi (Uganda)

(07.07.2006)

In Northern Uganda 1.6 million of people still live in Internally Displaced Camps (IDP camps), due to twenty years of civil war. Although there has been an improvement in the security situation in the region since January 2006, majority of the people still live in congested camps.  weiterlesen >>>


Scharfe Mine aus Zweitem Weltkrieg gefunden (Österreich)

(07.07.2006)

Bei Grabungsarbeiten auf einem privaten Grundstück in Graz-Andritz ist es am Freitag zu einem Kampfmittelfund aus dem Zweiten Weltkrieg gekommen. Bei Erdarbeiten gefunden weiterlesen >>>


Peruaner bei Explosion getötet (Afghanistan)

(07.07.2006)

Stand im Sold der spanischen Armee - Vier weitere Soldaten verletzt  weiterlesen >>>


Shan rebels surrender weapons to Myanmar (Myanmar)

(07.07.2006)

Nearly 900 Shan ethnic rebels have surrendered their weapons to Myanmar's military regime, turning in hundreds of guns, grenades and mines, state media reported Saturday. weiterlesen >>>


Hundreds of Shan rebels surrender arms to junta (Myanmar)

(07.07.2006)

Nearly 900 Shan ethnic rebels have surrendered their weapons to Myanmar's military regime, turning in hundreds of guns, grenades and mines, state media reported on Saturday. weiterlesen >>>


Bosnia: A ton of weapons found (Bosnia)

(07.07.2006)

Sarajevo - European Union troops (EUFOR) in Bosnia have discovered a ton of illegal ammunition in the east of the country.  weiterlesen >>>


Gary Trotter: My Life In Media

(02.07.2006)

'I was in Cambodia on the back of a motorbike with fellow photographer Tim Page driving. I had dysentery. Let's not go there'  weiterlesen >>>


Security tight after Maoist attack (India)

(02.07.2006)

BARIPADA: Security has been beefed up along the Orissa-Jharkhand border adjoining Mayurbhanj district after an armed attack by CPI (Maoist) activists on a police picket in Andhriakhal, a farm located 17 kms away from the Orissa border recently.  weiterlesen >>>


Christian NGOs Unite in Call for U.N. Action on Burma (Burma)

(02.07.2006)

More than thirty non-governmental organizations from across twenty different countries worldwide have united in a call to the United Nations to take urgent action on the violent conflict continuing in Burma.  weiterlesen >>>


Angola: Norwegian NGO destroys over 7,000 explosive devices (Angola)

(02.07.2006)

Sumbe- At least 7,356 explosive devices were destroyed this Friday at Salinas community (Amboim region), in the coastal Kwanza Sul province, by the Norwegian People`s Aid NGO, what opens new perspectives for re-launching of farming production and food security of peasant families.  weiterlesen >>>


'Five killed' in Sri Lanka blast (Sri Lanka)

(02.07.2006)

At least five people, including four security personnel, have been killed in an explosion at an army checkpoint in Sri Lanka, an army spokesman says.  weiterlesen >>>


Russia's Supreme Court upholds acquittal of two in 2002 bombing (Russia)

(02.07.2006)

MOSCOW, July 3 (RIA Novosti) - Russia's Supreme Court upheld Monday the acquittal of two men cleared of their alleged role in a 2002 terrorist attack in the North Caucasus republic of Daghestan. weiterlesen >>>


Japan funds new UN inter-agency project to assist Sudan's landmine victims and help prevent future injuries and fatalities (Sudan)

(02.07.2006)

KHARTOUM, 3 July 2006-The United Nations Mine Action Service, UNICEF, the UN Development Programme and the UN Office for Project Services are for the first time launching a joint project in Sudan to help victims of landmines and explosive remnants of war and to provide community-based mine-risk education services.  weiterlesen >>>


Congress worker stabbed to death in Guntur district (India)

(02.07.2006)

HYDERABAD: Violence, clashes between Congress and TDP workers, snatching of ballot boxes and other poll malpractices again marred the second phase of polling to the local bodies in 11 districts on Sunday. weiterlesen >>>


Thailand inks energy-saving deals with Myanmar (Thailand/ Myanmar)

(02.07.2006)

Searching for cheap energy, Thailand has clinched controversial hydropower deals with neighboring Myanmar and thrown the impovaerished military-ruled state an economic lifeline. weiterlesen >>>


U.S. Continues To Battle Illicit Trade in Small Arms, Land Mines

(02.07.2006)

U.N. review conference on small arms taking place now in New York weiterlesen >>>


A Claymore Mine Recovered in Trincomalee (Sri Lanka)

(01.07.2006)

During a cordon and search conducted by troops today (Sunday 02nd of July) morning, one claymore mine of about 05 kg was recovered from BHARATIPURAM area in THAMBALAGAMUWA.  weiterlesen >>>


Arms caches found in Chechnya (Chechnya)

(01.07.2006)

GROZNY, July 2 (RIA Novosti) - Police have found two caches full of arms and ammunition in the troubled Republic of Chechnya in Russia's North Caucasus, the local interior ministry said Sunday.  weiterlesen >>>


Get More Smart Shells or Die Trying (USA)

(01.07.2006)

July 2, 2006: U.S. Army artillery officers in Iraq and Afghanistan are hammering the brass back at the Pentagon to send them more smart weapons.  weiterlesen >>>


Germany to approve Israel arms deals (Germany)

(30.06.2006)

BERLIN -The German government will no longer block the export to Israel of Dingo 2 armoured transport vehicles and the sale of two submarines should be approved in July, a German newspaper reported yesterday.  weiterlesen >>>


Slovakia to withdraw troops from Iraq (Slovakia/ Iraq)

(30.06.2006)

Robert Fico, chairman of the Smer-Social Democracy Party, said Slovakia would withdraw its soldiers from Iraq after the country's new government was formed, according to reports from Bratislava.  weiterlesen >>>


Awoniyi alleges fresh plot against 2007 polls (Nigeria)

(30.06.2006)

NOTWITHSTANDING that the political space had been opened up following the collapse of the third term agenda, Nigerians have been alerted of another plan being hatched by faceless people against the 2007 elections. weiterlesen >>>


Who's winning? (Philippines)

(30.06.2006)

BY THE Armed Forces of the Philippines' (AFP's) own count, in the first six months of the year, more soldiers died in encounters with the New People's Army (NPA) than did communist insurgents. Between Jan. 1 and June 27, a total of 104 soldiers perished in clashes with the NPA or in ambushes by the rebel group. The best estimate of the rebel death toll in the same period, however, is 87. weiterlesen >>>


Reclaiming the past in southern Sudan (Sudan)

(30.06.2006)

Fifteen years ago in Bor in southern Sudan, militia allied to the government in far-off Khartoum carried out a massacre killing an estimated 2,000 people, mostly ethnic Dinkas. Now the people who fled the massacre are returning, hoping to reclaim the land of their ancestors.  weiterlesen >>>


Brutal one-legged fanatic who loves the limelight (Afghanistan)

(30.06.2006)

The camera pans in on a black-turbaned mullah, who solemnly signs a slip of paper and hands it to the young fighter sitting beside him. It turns out to be the recipient's own death warrant: the slip identifies him as "Suicide bomber 116". weiterlesen >>>


Four Kids Hurt In Landmine Blast In Kailali (Nepal)

(30.06.2006)

An explosion of landmine that was planted by the Maoists injured four children and completely damaged the house of a civilian in Kailali district of Far Western Nepal yesterday, locals said. weiterlesen >>>


NPAs planting land mines along Maharlika Highway (Philippines)

(30.06.2006)

LEGAZPI CITY - Far from being cowed by the government's all-out war, communist guerrillas in the Bicol region have continued their terror campaign, planting land mines along the Maharlika Highway in Camarines Sur, the military said over the weekend. weiterlesen >>>


Macedonia completes landmine clearance

(28.06.2006)

The United States congratulates the Republic of Macedonia on the successful clearance of landmines from its territory. Macedonia joins the growing number of countries that are no longer significantly affected by landmines leftover from past conflicts. The United States is pleased to have played a role in this success, having contributed over $1.6 million to humanitarian mine action in Macedonia from 2001- 2003 through the International Trust Fund for Demining and Mine Victims Assistance, thereby enabling matching assistance from other donors. weiterlesen >>>


TOWN FIRM'S STAMP OF APPROVAL (UK)

(27.06.2006)

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 28 - THE GOOD work of one Daventry company has been recognised on an African stamp. weiterlesen >>>


Dispute brings ARGENTINA's Falklands claim to surface

(27.06.2006)

A ROW over fishing licences has reignited Argentinian demands over the Falkland Islands, with the government of president Nestor Kirchner promising to press the nation's claims with new vigour.  weiterlesen >>>


Four explosions rock Indo-Pak border area (INDIA / PAKISTAN)

(27.06.2006)

JAMMU: Four landmine explosions on Wednesday rocked Samba sector along the Indo-Pak border in Jammu and Kashmir without causing any casualty, official sources said. weiterlesen >>>


More troops than rebels killed in first half of 2006 (Philippines)

(27.06.2006)

MORE soldiers than communist rebels were killed in encounters and ambuscades during the first half of the year despite the military claims that it is winning the war against the insurgents. weiterlesen >>>


Why Disabled People Are Crucial To Development (INDIA)

(27.06.2006)

Indian researcher and activist Minal Doshi has a mission: to get the world's policymakers to pay attention to disabled people. If they fail to do so, she warns, the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs, the internationally agreed targets for improving the lives of the majority of the world's population) will also fail.  weiterlesen >>>


SPU in dismay (SRI LANKA)

(27.06.2006)

Sri Lanka Army (SLA) Deep Penetration Unit (DPU) which has been involved in a number of claymore attacks against civilians and members of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) is said to be in total dismay over the loss of their commander Kulatunga. weiterlesen >>>


SRI LANKA is still burning

(27.06.2006)

Sri Lanka (Reuters) - Odd-job man Krishnaswamy Rajah has spent most of his adult life in a decrepit camp for thousands of ethnic Tamils displaced by Sri Lanka's two-decade civil war, and can see no way out. weiterlesen >>>


Q&A: Army Land Rover row (UK)

(27.06.2006)

The use of Snatch Land Rovers by the British Army has become controversial after several high-profile roadside bomb attacks in Iraq. Now a Snatch in Afghanistan has been attacked with a rocket-propelled grenade, leaving two soldiers dead.  weiterlesen >>>


Bomb Makers Captured; InsurgentsBomb AFGHANISTAN Bazaar

(27.06.2006)

(AFPS) Two suspected terrorists were captured in Afghanistan's Paktika province, and a makeshift bomb exploded in a bazaar in Khost province, injuring three civilians, military officials reported.  weiterlesen >>>


Military to spend $1.2-billion on trucks (CANADA)

(27.06.2006)

2,300 vehicles will replace decaying fleet weiterlesen >>>


Cops destroy 7 Maoist camps in Chhattisgarh (INDIA)

(27.06.2006)

RAIPUR: Claiming a major success in wiping out seven Maoist camps in dense jungles of Bijapur in Dantewara district of Chhattisgarh, the police said a major blow had been inflicted on the west guerrilla base of Maoists.  weiterlesen >>>


Studie auf UN-Konferenz vorgelegt : DEUTSCHLAND zählt zu den größten Kleinwaffen-Händlern

(27.06.2006)

Das geht aus einem Bericht des Graduate Institute of International Studies hervor, der am Rande der UN-Kleinwaffen-Konferenz in New York vorgelegt wurde.  weiterlesen >>>


Three killed in road side landmine explosionWednesday June 28, 2006 (0112 PST)

(27.06.2006)

MIRAN SHAH: At least three army personnel were killed due to mine explosion in the area of Mir Ali here on Tuesday.  weiterlesen >>>


Four LTTE cadres killed in clash with Karuna men (SRI LANKA)

(27.06.2006)

COLOMBO: Four Tamil Tiger fighters were killed in an attack by a rival group of ex-rebels in Sri Lanka early yesterday and a soldier was shot dead overnight, officials said, amid growing fears of renewed civil war. weiterlesen >>>


Electronic Nose for Explosives (USA)

(27.06.2006)

June 28, 2006: A new mine detector has been developed, that can match a trained dog in its capability to detect explosives. Originally developed to detect mines, U.S. troops have found the new FIDO explosives detection system a major lifesaver in Iraq. weiterlesen >>>


Israeli Troops Enter Gaza; Bridges Are Hit

(27.06.2006)

GAZA, Wednesday, June 28 Israel sent troops into southern Gaza and its planes attacked three bridges and a power station early Wednesday, in an effort to prevent militants from moving a wounded Israeli soldier they abducted Sunday, Israeli Army officials said. weiterlesen >>>


Pak militants blow up gas pipelines, landmine kills one (PAKISTAN)

(27.06.2006)

Quetta, June 28: Militants blew up two state-owned gas pipelines in Southwestern Pakistan today, leaving thousands of domestic consumers without natural gas. A nearby landmine blast killed one soldier. weiterlesen >>>


'Stealth radar' catching some attention (USA)

(27.06.2006)

Eric Walton wants his invention to help find land mines before they maim or kill. The Ohio State University scientist said he hopes his advanced radar system also will help doctors find hard-to-detect blood clots and tumors.  weiterlesen >>>


N WAZIRISTAN political agent hopes ceasefire becomes permanent

(27.06.2006)

holding.He said that 18 tribal elders on the group's hit-list had been pardoned. He also said that masked Taliban gunmen would no longer patrol the town. "If anyone sees a masked man on the street, he will not be from the Taliban," he said. weiterlesen >>>


Bombenverdacht in Schallmoos - Bei möglicher Entschärfung große Evakuierung notwendig (Deutschland)

(27.06.2006)

Salzburg-Stadt (SN-reich). Seit zwei Wochen bereiten sich Salzburgs Sicherheitsbehörden unter größter Verschwiegenheit auf eine Evakuierungsaktion in Salzburg-Schallmoos vor. Der Grund: Bei einer Sondierung an der Bayerhamerstraße hat eine Munitionsbergungsfirma ein mögliches Kriegsrelikt entdeckt. weiterlesen >>>


Violence bigot violence, the unheard cries (Sri Lanka)

(27.06.2006)

Recent cycle of violence in Srilanka has brought some vivid memories of the mid eighties. Ever since Srilankan armed forces shot and blew up 75 Tamil civilians with explosives after being herded into a building on May 9, 1985, in the Jaffna coastal town of Valvettiturai in an apparent retaliation for the killing of an [Sri Lankan] Army Major, unarmed civilians have become the pawns of the 'game'.  weiterlesen >>>


Renegade ex-rebels say kill 4 Tamil Tigers : SRI LANKA

(26.06.2006)

A military spokesman said a soldier had been shot dead by suspected Tigers in an incident in the district of Trincomalee. He also said troops had found three fragmentation mines primed for an ambush. weiterlesen >>>


Stichwort: UNIFIL und UNTSO

(26.06.2006)

Hamburg (dpa) - Die Friedenstruppe der Vereinten Nationen UNIFIL hat seit Beginn ihrer Mission 1978 im Süden des Libanons 257 Mitglieder verloren. Die meisten der Blauhelme der «United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon» kamen durch Bombenanschläge, Schusswechsel und Landminen ums Leben.  weiterlesen >>>


Utahns unite to fight grisly global toll of land mines (USA / SUDAN)

(26.06.2006)

Children, civilians among many victims During the 1983-2005 Sudanese civil war, national soldiers and rebel forces planted land mines for tactical purposes: to safeguard themselves and to attack the enemy.  weiterlesen >>>


164 rebel group bunkers overran by Army (PHILIPPINES)

(26.06.2006)

Major General Carduso Luna, Army's 4th Infantry Division commander, said the Philippine Army recovered 120 sticks of explosives and four landmines from the the New People's Army (NPA). weiterlesen >>>


Govt mulling to help victims of landmine: Gyawali (NEPAL)

(26.06.2006)

KATHMANDU, June 25: The concerned sectors held a discussion today on banning landmine in the backdrop that hundreds of people have lost their lives in landmine, and its negative effect in various sectors such as social, economic, health and environment.  weiterlesen >>>


Renegade ex-rebels say kill 4 Tamil Tigers : SRI LANKA

(26.06.2006)

A military spokesman said a soldier had been shot dead by suspected Tigers in an incident in the district of Trincomalee. He also said troops had found three fragmentation mines primed for an ambush. weiterlesen >>>


5 Maoists shot by police in INDIA

(26.06.2006)

RAIPUR: Five Maoist rebels were killed in two separate clashes with Indian security forces over the weekend in the tiny central state of Chhattisgarh, police said on Monday.  weiterlesen >>>


Govt mulling to help victims of landmine: Gyawali (NEPAL)

(26.06.2006)

KATHMANDU, June 25: The concerned sectors held a discussion today on banning landmine in the backdrop that hundreds of people have lost their lives in landmine, and its negative effect in various sectors such as social, economic, health and environment.  weiterlesen >>>


Landmines leave three dead in Sinai Peninsula (EGYPT)

(26.06.2006)

Cairo - Two landmine explosions on Monday killed three Egyptians, including two police officers, and seriously wounded two others in the Sinai Peninsula, officials said. weiterlesen >>>


2 276 tote Blauhelme

(26.06.2006)

BERLIN. Seit der ersten UN-Friedensoperation im Jahr 1948 hatten die Vereinten Nationen nach offiziellen Angaben den Tod von 2 276 Teilnehmern zu beklagen. Laut Statistik der Uno wurden 683 von ihnen vorsätzlich getötet, 892 starben durch Unfälle, 697 durch Krankheit und andere Umstände.  weiterlesen >>>


164 rebel group bunkers overran by Army (PHILIPPINES)

(26.06.2006)

Major General Carduso Luna, Army's 4th Infantry Division commander, said the Philippine Army recovered 120 sticks of explosives and four landmines from the the New People's Army (NPA). weiterlesen >>>


Explosion in PAKISTANI tribal agency kills over five, wounds many

(26.06.2006)

ISLAMABAD, June 27 (KUNA) -- A roadside bomb explosion in Pakistani North Waziristan tribal agency, bordering Afghanistan, Tuesday killed over five including three soldiers and wounded many others, said officials. weiterlesen >>>


One killed, one injured in PAKISTANI blasts

(26.06.2006)

A security official was killed when he stepped on a landmine near the southwestern Pakistani town of Dera Bugti in Balochistan. weiterlesen >>>


Romantisch, festlich und hilfreich (DEUTSCHLAND)

(26.06.2006)

Zehn Jahre Rotary-Club Kreuzlingen-Konstanz waren zu feiern, mit hochromantischer Kammermusik und zur Förderung eines Anti-Personenminen-Projekts. weiterlesen >>>


One killed, one injured in PAKISTANI blasts

(26.06.2006)

A security official was killed when he stepped on a landmine near the southwestern Pakistani town of Dera Bugti in Balochistan.  weiterlesen >>>


5 Maoists shot by police in INDIA

(26.06.2006)

RAIPUR: Five Maoist rebels were killed in two separate clashes with Indian security forces over the weekend in the tiny central state of Chhattisgarh, police said on Monday. Four rebels were shot dead by police in Dantewada district in a clash on Saturday, local Police Chief Giridhari Nayak said. The dead included two women while landmines and weapons were recovered from the site of encounter, he added.  weiterlesen >>>


Shock and Awe in GAZA:Israel Poised to Execute Plan to Finish

(26.06.2006)

PalestineReuters is reporting this hour, the Israeli military has moved into the Gaza Strip, tanks and armoured personnel carriers entering through the Kerem Shalom crossing near Rafah.  weiterlesen >>>


Utahns unite to fight grisly global toll of land mines (USA / SUDAN)

(26.06.2006)

Children, civilians among many victims weiterlesen >>>