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Kambodscha: Zahl der Landminenopfer steigt

(08.06.2014)

Laut kambodschanischer Minenräumbehörde steigt in Kambodscha die Zahl der Minenopfer in den ersten vier Monaten 2014 stark. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


VIDEO: In Mali wird explosive Munition vernichtet

(04.06.2014)

Die Vereinten Nationen unterstützen im Rahmen von menschlicher Sicherheit die Zerstörung von Munition aus dem "Kalten Krieg". Zum Beispiel in Mali. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Bosnien-Herzegowina: Internationale Gemeinschaft unterstützt Minenräumung

(03.06.2014)

Die internationale Gemeinschaft unterstützt Bosnien-Herzegowina, die Landminen zu bergen und unschädlich zu machen, die durch die Flut freigespült sind. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


AUDIO: Was die Flut frei legt - Landminen auf dem Balkan

(02.06.2014)

Das Wasser ist zurückgegangen, die Aufräumarbeiten nach Erdrutschen und Überschwemmungen sind in vollem Gange, die Landminen auf dem Balkan aber wurden freigespült oder mit der Strömung mitgerissen: Eine große Gefahr. weiterlesen >>>


Pakistan/Afghanistan: Landmine verletzt Zivilist auf dem Weg zur Feldarbeit

(27.05.2014)

Zeenat Hussain ist auf dem Weg zur Feldarbeit im pakistanischen Grenzgebiet zu Afghanistan von einer Landmine schwer verletzt worden. In dem Gebiet kommt es immer wieder zu schweren Landminenexplosionen. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Somalia: Kinder lösen Landmine beim Fussballspiel aus

(27.05.2014)

In Balanbale, einer Stadt im Grenzgebiet zu Äthopien, stirbt ein Kind durch eine Landminenexplosion. Zwei weitere werden ernsthaft verletzt. Die Kinder spielten Fussball. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Deutschland hilft bei Minengefahr in Bosnien

(26.05.2014)

Außenminister Steinmeier ist zu Besuch in Sarajevo, spricht dabei auch über die Folgen der Flut. Neben humanitärer Hilfe kündigt er weitere Unterstützung an. Und da muss gehandelt werden, sonst endet es tödlich. weiterlesen >>>


Vietnam: Streubomben aus dem Vietnamkrieg tötet zwei Kinder

(23.05.2014)

Zwei Brüder im Alter von vier und neun sterben beim Versuch, nicht-explodierte Streumunition aus den 70er Jahren zu öffnen. "Die Streumunition sieht aus wie Spielzeug", sagt der Verteter des Gemeinderates von Bo Trach. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Unifil - Uno-Beobachter im Libanon (Libanon)

(16.07.2006)

Die "United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon" (Unifil) ist eine Friedenstruppe der Vereinten Nationen. 1978 wurde die Unifil gegründet und damit beauftragt, den Rückzug der israelischen Streitkräfte aus dem Süden des Libanons zu überwachen. weiterlesen >>>


Russia: boy, who tryies to dismantle WWII bomb, killed by blast (Russia)

(16.07.2006)

The 72-mm shell exploded after the boy found it on the outskirts of the city weiterlesen >>>


Grenades attacks: The new terror tactic of militants (Kashmir)

(16.07.2006)

Jammu, July 16: Militants in Jammu and Kashmir are increasingly favouring grenade attacks as a terror tool and their "hit and disappear" strategy seems to be stumping security forces.  weiterlesen >>>


Two Ukrainian soldiers wounded in Iraq (Iraq)

(16.07.2006)

Two soldiers of the Ukrainian peacekeeping personnel in Iraq were wounded in a landmine explosion in the vicinity of Ad-Divania, Kadisia province today in the morning. weiterlesen >>>


15 peoples hit mine in Azerbaijan this year (Azerbaijan)

(16.07.2006)

15 peoples fell victim to mines and UXO in 11 accidents in Azerbaijan in six months of this year.  weiterlesen >>>


POLICE NEWS (17/07/06) (Argentina)

(16.07.2006)

Sergeant Dave Roberts of the Royal Falkland Islands Police updates us on the latest police activity. At 1337hrs on Monday, 03 July 2006 the Royal Falkland Islands Police received a report that the EOD were planning to detonate 2 No. C3B mines found in minefield No. 69. weiterlesen >>>


De-mining to take longer Monday (Uganda)

(16.07.2006)

THE de-mining exercise in northern Uganda will take longer to complete owing to the numerous challenges the executing team is facing, a UPDF official has said.  weiterlesen >>>


HPG signs "Deed of Commitment for Adherence to a Total Ban on Anti-Personnel Mines" (Turkey)

(16.07.2006)

The Kurdish People's Defense Forces (HPG) signed on July 15, 2006, the "Deed of Commitment for Adherence to a Total Ban on Anti-Personnel Mines", a document equivalent to the 1997 Mine Ban Treaty (MBT). weiterlesen >>>


Fourteen years after the end of Mozambique's civil war, landmines still threaten the lives of 500 000 rural people, denying them access to farms, trade routes and water supplies. (Mozambique)

(15.07.2006)

Because no accurate maps were left by the rebels and government troops who laid the mines during 16 years of conflict, huge tracts of land are out of productive use because people fear danger underfoot.  weiterlesen >>>


Gaza Strip limps back to abnormal (Gaza Strip)

(15.07.2006)

GAZA CITY, GAZA STRIP: Israeli troops, tanks and helicopter gunships re-entered northern Gaza on Sunday, firing missiles and exchanging gunfire with armed Palestinians in a raid that killed three militants and signaled Israel has not abandoned its fight against militants who captured a soldier last month.  weiterlesen >>>


Two Kurdish rebels killed in southeastern Turkey (Turkey)

(14.07.2006)

Turkish security forces have killed two members, including a woman, of the outlawed Kurdish Workers' Party (PKK) in southeastern Turkey, an official statement said on Monday.  weiterlesen >>>


Israelisches Kriegsschiff getroffen: Iranische Rakete mit chinesischer Technologie (Israel)

(14.07.2006)

Das israelische Raketenboot vom Typ Saar 5 mit etwa 80 Besatzungsmitgliedern an Bord erhielt mit einer C-802 Rakete einen Volltreffer vor der Küste des Libanon. Israelische Militärs äußerten sich irritiert über den Treffer dieser Rakete, da das Kriegsschiff mit modernsten Spürgeräten ausgestattet sei, die derartigen Raketenbeschuss bemerken und abwenden könnten.  weiterlesen >>>


Evacuation plan to deal with buried mines. Thousands of residents face being evacuated from their homes after 20 mines were found buried under a former airbase. (Great Britain)

(14.07.2006)

HMS Daedalus in Lee-on-the-Solent is to be taken over by the army as explosive experts remove the Second World War devices.  weiterlesen >>>


Claymore mines found in Sri Lanka city (Sri Lanka)

(13.07.2006)

July 14, 2006 (AFP) - Two powerful Claymore mines were found in Sri Lanka's central city of Kandy and were defused by the military, the defence ministry said Friday. weiterlesen >>>


ArmorGroup wins $7m Sudan contract (Sudan)

(13.07.2006)

ARMORGROUP International, the security firm chaired by Sir Malcolm Rifkind, the former Foreign Secretary, has won a United Nations contract to remove unexploded landmines in Sudan.  weiterlesen >>>


Angola: INAD Destroys Explosive Devices in Caluapanda (Angola)

(13.07.2006)

Kuito A total of 546 explosive devices were destroyed, on Wednesday, in Caluapanda locality, some six kilometres south of Kuito city, Bié Province, by the National Demining Institute (INAD). weiterlesen >>>


Five Turkish soldiers killed by mine blast (Turkey)

(13.07.2006)

7/14/2006 Reuters ANKARA (Reuters) - Five Turkish soldiers were killed in a mine blast in eastern Turkey's Bitlis province and four other were wounded, the state Anatolian news agency said on Thursday.  weiterlesen >>>


Three killed in fresh Sri Lanka fighting (Sri Lanka)

(13.07.2006)

Colombo, July 14 (PTI): Two Sri Lankan soldiers and a sailor were killed in attacks by Tamil Tigers today, prompting the Navy to fire mortar bombs at LTTE positions.  weiterlesen >>>


Somalia military movements increase as talks near (Somalia)

(13.07.2006)

NAIROBI - Somalia's government has reinforced its militias and ally Ethiopia has sent more troops over the border days before talks with powerful Islamists who threaten its slim authority, experts said today. weiterlesen >>>


South American Defense Ministers meet in Bogotá (Colombia)

(13.07.2006)

Defense Ministers of Venezuela, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Surinam and Uruguay are to meet beginning Thursday to agree on common strategies to fight illicit drugs, arms traffic and terrorism in the region. weiterlesen >>>


Two policemen killed in Sri Lanka blast (Sri Lanka)

(12.07.2006)

Two policemen were killed Wednesday in a landmine attack by suspected Tamil Tiger guerrillas in Sri Lanka's northern Jaffna peninsula, defence officials here said. weiterlesen >>>


How to keep peace alive (Sudan)

(12.07.2006)

THE SUDANESE government and Sudan Liberation Army factional leader Minni Arcua Minnawi recently signed a peace agreement to end three years of violence in Darfur. Having participated in the peace negotiations to end the 21-year war between North and South Sudan, I was encouraged by this hopeful step in Darfur. However, in order to maintain peace, the international community must remain actively involved to help ensure implementation of this agreement. weiterlesen >>>


Israelische Armee setzt Angriffe fort (Libanon)

(12.07.2006)

Kampfflugzeuge zerstören Außenministerium der Palästinenserregierung weiterlesen >>>


Cop killed, three wounded in attacks (Afghanistan)

(12.07.2006)

KANDAHAR CITY, July 11 (Pajhwok Afghan News): One policeman was killed and three others wounded in separate attacks in Kandahar and Paktia provinces while a trader abducted in Ghazni was freed by Taliban on Tuesday.  weiterlesen >>>


IN AN INTENSIFIED CLAYMORE ATTACK WAVE TAMIL TIGERS KILL TWO CONSTABLES AND INJURE 7 OTHERS IN NALLUR 2 MORE KILLED AND 3 INJURED ELSEWHERE (Sri Lanka)

(12.07.2006)

The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) killed two policemen and severely injured seven others including a civilian in one of their latest beefed up wave of claymore bomb attacks in and around Jaffna peninsula. weiterlesen >>>


Gas fields attacked (Pakistan)

(12.07.2006)

QUETTA: Rockets and short-range missiles were fired on Sui and Pir Koh gas fields and nearby security checkposts on Wednesday. weiterlesen >>>


Manual Eradication of Cocaine Brings Results (Colombia)

(12.07.2006)

The price of coca leaves is now higher, thanks to the efforts of manual eradication programs developed in Colombia's La Macarena National Park, one of the country's major cocaine production centers. weiterlesen >>>


Power plant work reenergizes Deloach (Afghanistan)

(12.07.2006)

Most of us are familiar with the struggles facing the people of Afghanistan. Torn apart for years by imperialistic threats from Russia and later by civil war among their own people, Afghani citizens are only now beginning to understand what it is to live as a free society.  weiterlesen >>>


Airport attacked as Israel pressures Lebanon (Lebanon)

(12.07.2006)

Beirut's international airport has come under attack during an Israeli air and sea assault. weiterlesen >>>


Naxals kill CRPF man (India)

(12.07.2006)

Raipur: A CRPF jawan was killed on Wednesday when naxalites attacked a CRPF post in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district. weiterlesen >>>


Walking the Earth Safely

(12.07.2006)

The U.S. State Department has released "To Walk the Earth in Safety," a report on U.S. efforts to reduce the impact of unexploded landmines and stem illicit trafficking in small arms and light weapons.  weiterlesen >>>


ICBL urges Abkhazia not to lay new mines (Abkhazia)

(12.07.2006)

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 >>>


Aid workers need safer environments

(11.07.2006)

This is in response to a recent guest column by Adam Bilodeau. Most Canadians have strong feelings about Canada's involvement in Afghanistan; I know I do. weiterlesen >>>


Four Injured in Sirnak Landmine Blast (Turkey)

(11.07.2006)

Four people were injured when a roadside landmine exploded on Tuesday in the Silopi district of the southeastern Turkish province of Sirnak.  weiterlesen >>>


Sri Lanka attacks kill four, more violence seen (Sri Lanka)

(11.07.2006)

COLOMBO, July 12 (Reuters) - Suspected Tamil Tiger rebels killed two Sri Lankan policemen and a soldier in mine ambushes on Wednesday and shot dead a political rival, officials said, amid fears a dramatic new attack could follow a lull in violence. weiterlesen >>>


VP und BZÖ sollen umfassendem Verbot von Streumunition zustimmen (Österreich)

(11.07.2006)

"Österreich sollte wie beim Engagement gegen Landminen in den 90er Jahren eine Vorreiterrolle für das umfassende Verbot von Streumunition einnehmen," fordert Ulrike Lunacek, aussenpolitische Sprecherin der Grünen, anlässlich der heutigen Enquete 'Initiative für das Verbot von Streubomben und Streumunition',  weiterlesen >>>


New S. Sudan institutions struggling to spend money (Sudan)

(11.07.2006)

Emerging from a crippling 21-year civil war that left approximately 2 million people dead, southern Sudan has one important advantage over most other war-torn countries: it has money. 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 >>>