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Jemen/Saudi-Arabien: TV-Bericht bestätigt Einsatz von Streubomben

(18.05.2014)

Ein US-amerikanischer TV-Sender veröffentlicht Belege, dass Saudi-Arabien mit Hilfe von europäischen und US-amerikanischen Rüstungsgütern, Streubomben in Jemen gegen Aufständische eingesetzt hat. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Offene Türen bei Handicap International und Ärzte der Welt

(07.05.2014)

Werfen Sie einen Blick hinter die Kulissen: Erleben Sie, wie eine Entminung funktioniert. Erfahren Sie, was eine Physiotherapeutin in Palästina macht und wie in München Menschen ohne Krankenversicherung medizinisch betreut werden. weiterlesen >>>


Vietnam: Nichtregierungsorganisationen fordern weitere Minenräumung in Quang Tri

(06.05.2014)

Nichtregierungsorganisationen haben bereits 370.000 Munitionsrückstände in Quang Tri geräumt. Es werden weitere 400.000 Munitionsrückstände auf eine Fläche von 480.000 Hektar vermutet. (in Englisch)  weiterlesen >>>


Kolumbien: Erstmals Minenfelder von zivilen Kräften geräumt

(30.04.2014)

In Kolumbien werden erstmals Flächen von zivilen Experten geräumt und den Gemeinden übergeben. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Großbritannien: Unerkannte Mine diente jahrelang als Kinderspielzeug

(21.04.2014)

Mehr Glück als Verstand hatten in den letzten Jahrzehnten eine Vielzahl von Kindern und Erwachsenen, die an einem Strand eine Mine für verschiedene Zwecke verwendeten. weiterlesen >>>


Kolumbien: Tausende Läufer rennen für eine Welt ohne Minen

(16.04.2014)

In Kolumbien beteiligen sich 11.000 Menschen an Läufen, um gegen den Einsatz von Antipersonenminen zu protestieren und das Verbot zu unterstützen. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Sudan: Blindgänger verletzt drei Kinder

(16.04.2014)

In Nord-Dafur verletzen sich drei Kinder schwer, als sie eine nichtexplodierte Bombe am Straßenrand entdecken. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Tunesien: Landmine tötet einen Soldaten

(16.04.2014)

Laut dem tunesischen Verteidigungsministerium fährt ein Militärfahrzeug auf eine Landmine in der Bergregion Chaambi. Der Fahrer des Fahrzeuges stirbt und ein Soldat wird verletzt. (in Englisch) 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 >>>


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 >>>


Rehabilitation of Kifangondo/Caxito/Uije Road Complete By 2008 (ANGOLA)

(25.06.2006)

Luanda, 06/26 - The rehabilitation of 371 kilometres of the national road connecting the Angolan localities of Kifangondo (Luanda), Caxito (Bengo), Uije and Negage (Uije) is expected complete by June 2008.  weiterlesen >>>


Landmines and unexploded bombs threaten IRAQIS

(25.06.2006)

VOA -, Iraq - Nearly three million Iraqis are at risk each day from landmines and other unexploded bombs and munitions from conflicts past and present. By some estimates, as many as 20 million landmines are buried across the country. weiterlesen >>>


ANGOLA - Huambo: French NGO Runs Landmine Risk Awareness Campaigns

(25.06.2006)

Huambo - A total of 3,873 people learned of the risks of landmines and other explosive devices, under a programme ran from January-May this year in Angola's central Huambo province by the French Non-Governmental Organisation, "Handicap International". weiterlesen >>>


Landmine sniffer rats to be used in Great Lakes region: official (KENYA)

(25.06.2006)

Rats trained to sniff out landmines are expected to be presented to a Great Lakes Region summit for adoption of service in member states, local newspaper Daily News reported on Monday.  weiterlesen >>>


The Golan Heights: The other Occupied Territory. A visit with Zochrot (Syria)

(25.06.2006)

The Golan Heights still has landmines from the war that have wounded the civilian population but, despite the demands of the Syrian population in the area, the Army has refused to remove them. Some of them are inside the villages, and we could see one such area in our visit to the town of Majdal Shams.  weiterlesen >>>


Rehabilitation of Kifangondo/Caxito/Uije Road Complete By 2008 (ANGOLA)

(25.06.2006)

Luanda, 06/26 - The rehabilitation of 371 kilometres of the national road connecting the Angolan localities of Kifangondo (Luanda), Caxito (Bengo), Uije and Negage (Uije) is expected complete by June 2008.  weiterlesen >>>


Canada's lack of choppers in AFGHANISTAN heightens peril for troops

(25.06.2006)

As a result, frontline combat troops with the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry fighting in the neighbouring province of Kandahar have been re-supplied mostly by convoys that run a daily gauntlet of landmines, improvised explosives and suicide bombers. weiterlesen >>>


MLA's house blasted

(25.06.2006)

VISAKHAPATNAM: Maoists blew up the residence of former MLA of Chintapalli Pasupuleti Balaraju at GK Veedhi in the early hours on Sunday. weiterlesen >>>


West Point Cadets Train with Force Protection's Buffalo Vehicle (USA)

(25.06.2006)

WEST POINT, N.Y.--June 26, 2006--Cadets at the United States Military Academy are using Force Protection, Inc.'s Buffalo mine-protected clearance vehicle in training exercises for the first time this summer.  weiterlesen >>>


Landmine sniffer rats to be used in Great Lakes region: official (KENYA)

(25.06.2006)

Rats trained to sniff out landmines are expected to be presented to a Great Lakes Region summit for adoption of service in member states, local newspaper Daily News reported on Monday.  weiterlesen >>>


Landmines and unexploded bombs threaten IRAQIS

(25.06.2006)

VOA -, Iraq - Nearly three million Iraqis are at risk each day from landmines and other unexploded bombs and munitions from conflicts past and present. By some estimates, as many as 20 million landmines are buried across the country. An international demining group is helping Iraqis remove these dangers and improve life in their communities.  weiterlesen >>>


Canada's lack of choppers in AFGHANISTAN heightens peril for troops

(25.06.2006)

As a result, frontline combat troops with the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry fighting in the neighbouring province of Kandahar have been re-supplied mostly by convoys that run a daily gauntlet of landmines, improvised explosives and suicide bombers.  weiterlesen >>>


West Point Cadets Train with Force Protection's Buffalo Vehicle (USA)

(25.06.2006)

WEST POINT, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 26, 2006--Cadets at the United States Military Academy are using Force Protection, Inc.'s (OTCBB:FRPT) Buffalo mine-protected clearance vehicle in training exercises for the first time this summer. weiterlesen >>>


MLA's house blasted (INDIA)

(25.06.2006)

VISAKHAPATNAM: Maoists blew up the residence of former MLA of Chintapalli Pasupuleti Balaraju at GK Veedhi in the early hours on Sunday. A group of five Maoists went to the former MLA's residence where his relatives are staying, and blew it up with land mines. Before the police rushed to the spot, the Maoists escaped under cover of darkness.  weiterlesen >>>


ANGOLA - Huambo: French NGO Runs Landmine Risk Awareness Campaigns

(25.06.2006)

Huambo - A total of 3,873 people learned of the risks of landmines and other explosive devices, under a programme ran from January-May this year in Angola's central Huambo province by the French Non-Governmental Organisation, "Handicap International". weiterlesen >>>


The Golan Heights: The other Occupied Territory. A visit with Zochrot (Syria)

(25.06.2006)

The Golan Heights still has landmines from the war that have wounded the civilian population but, despite the demands of the Syrian population in the area, the Army has refused to remove them.  weiterlesen >>>


From minefields to modern farmland (TURKEY)

(24.06.2006)

Millions of square meters of vast land along the Syrian border have been minefields for as long as one can remember. weiterlesen >>>


Balochistan: Resources-rich and volatile (PAKISTAN)

(24.06.2006)

Pakistani security forces in Balochistan are fighting armed tribal separatists who say the province's natural wealth is being plundered.  weiterlesen >>>


From minefields to modern farmland (TURKEY)

(24.06.2006)

Millions of square meters of vast land along the Syrian border have been minefields for as long as one can remember. Now an unimaginable transformation is about to start. This land will be leased to entrepreneurs who will clear the mines and cultivate it. Tenders are open to both domestic and international companies  weiterlesen >>>


Balochistan: Resources-rich and volatile (PAKISTAN)

(24.06.2006)

Pakistani security forces in Balochistan are fighting armed tribal separatists who say the province's natural wealth is being plundered. The BBC's Barbara Plett visits the scene of recent fierce fighting. Colonel Furqan Uddin points his baton at each neatly stacked row and reels off the inventory: rockets, landmines, explosives.  weiterlesen >>>


Fresh violence claims four lives (AFGHANISTAN)

(24.06.2006)

Two suspected Taliban have been arrested for planting landmines in Zabul province while police recovered and defused mines planted by militants in the Naubahar district of the same province.  weiterlesen >>>


Two officers injured in Turkish land mine blast (TURKEY)

(23.06.2006)

ISTANBUL, June 24 (KUNA) -- Two Turkish officers were injured on Saturday when a landmine planted by Kurdish mutineers went off in east Turkey weiterlesen >>>


GERMANY supports demining efforts in JORDAN

(23.06.2006)

Amman, June 24(Petra)--The German Government, along with the international community are supporting Jordan's efforts to become one of the first Arab countries to be declared free of mines by 2009. weiterlesen >>>


GERMANY supports demining efforts in JORDAN

(23.06.2006)

Amman, June 24(Petra)--The German Government, along with the international community are supporting Jordan's efforts to become one of the first Arab countries to be declared free of mines by 2009. In 2005 and 2006 Germany has committed a total amount of 280 000 Euros to mine clearance activities in Jordan.  weiterlesen >>>


Two officers injured in Turkish land mine blast (TURKEY)

(23.06.2006)

ISTANBUL, June 24 (KUNA) -- Two Turkish officers were injured on Saturday when a landmine planted by Kurdish mutineers went off in east Turkey. weiterlesen >>>


WWF, Russian Officials Warn of Environmental Disaster in Chechnya (Chechnya)

(22.06.2006)

Oil spills and pollution from war-ravaged sewer systems are threatening the environment in Chechnya, one of Russia's richest natural habitats, the international environmental group WWF and Russian officials said.  weiterlesen >>>


Central African Republic-Chad: Forgotten refugees struggle with epidemics, face food cuts (Chad)

(22.06.2006)

[This report does not necessarily reflect the views of the United Nations] GORE, (IRIN) - In the lush malarial forests of southern Chad tens of thousands of forgotten refugees from Central African Republic squat in tattered tents exposed to shrinking food rations and infection from diseases that could easily be prevented with minimal investment. weiterlesen >>>


SLA recovers claymore mine in Chenkalady (Sri Lanka)

(22.06.2006)

Sri Lanka Army (SLA) soldiers on a road clearing patrol discovered a claymore mine concealed in the shrub jungle along the Chenkaladi main road near Sellam Theater in Batticaloa Eravur Police division at 11:50 a.m. Thursday, security sources said. weiterlesen >>>


Kurdistan: Birth of a Nation? (Iraq)

(22.06.2006)

Violence and suffering disfigure Iraq on a daily basis. But not everywhere is blighted. The Kurdish region is largely peaceful, and cities are beginning to thrive. So after decades of bloodshed, could its people's goal of self-determination finally be realised? Patrick Cockburn reports on an unexpected consequence of the overthrow of Saddam Hussein  weiterlesen >>>


Die Kunst des Märtyrertods (Iran)

(22.06.2006)

Die Welt fürchtet sich vor Mahmud Ahmadinedschad. Was treibt den iranischen Präsidenten an, was bestimmt sein Denken? Der Politologe Matthias Küntzel analysiert in einer vierteiligen Serie die Rolle seiner wichtigsten Unterstützer: die Bassidsch-Miliz, die für den Märtyrertod wirbt.  weiterlesen >>>


Reckless atrocity charges (Iraq)

(22.06.2006)

Two incidents -- the deaths of 24 Iraqis at Haditha on Nov. 19 and the deaths of seven Palestinian civilians on a Gaza beach on June 9 -- illustrate the difficulties inherent in minimizing civilian casualties while fighting enemies who routinely use civilians as human shields. And the two cases should also serve as important cautionary notes to politicians and journalists about rushing to judge good soldiers guilty of misconduct before the facts are in.  weiterlesen >>>


Indian Army unearths huge arms cache in Kashmir (Kashmir)

(22.06.2006)

New Delhi, (IANS) The Indian Army has uncovered two huge arms caches in Jammu and Kashmir following its redoubled efforts to "unearth the wherewithal of terrorists". weiterlesen >>>


De-mining in Mozambique (Mozambique)

(22.06.2006)

Approximately 250,000 mines were laid in Mozambique during Mozambique's struggle for independence (1964-75) and during the civil war that followed (1975-92)  weiterlesen >>>


Gaza beach - when politics trumps human rights (Palestina)

(22.06.2006)

The debate over the cause of the explosion on a Gaza beach, on June 9 which killed eight Palestinian civilians, has become a cause célèbre among human rights groups, journalists and politicians. weiterlesen >>>


Taliban claim shooting down Pak Army helicopter

(22.06.2006)

LONDON: Active Local Taliban in the tribal area of Pakistan, North Waziristan has claimed shooting down Pakistan Army helicopter on Wednesday in which four Pakistani army soldiers were killed.  weiterlesen >>>


Die Ruhe gilt als trügerisch (Bosnien Herzegowina)

(22.06.2006)

Verteidigungsminister Jung besucht Eufor-Truppe in Bosnien  weiterlesen >>>


Four Canadian soldiers injured in Kandahar (Afghanistan)

(22.06.2006)

KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok Afghan News): Four Canadian soldiers were wounded when their vehicle hit a roadside landmine in the Shah Walikot district of the southern Kandahar province on Wednesday.  weiterlesen >>>


Pakistani army denies Taliban shooting down military helicopter (Pakistan)

(22.06.2006)

The Pakistani army on Thursday denied a claim by local Taliban in the country's restive North Waziristan tribal region that they had shot down an army helicopter, which killed four soldiers.  weiterlesen >>>


Operation Mountain Thrust: '26 Taliban eliminated' (Afghanistan)

(22.06.2006)

KABUL/KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok Afghan News): Afghan and coalition forces in the southern region claimed eliminating 26 Taliban militants in separate attacks on their hideouts. weiterlesen >>>


Canadian soldiers describe attacks in Afghanistan (Afghanistan)

(22.06.2006)

Two Canadian soldiers who survived both of Wednesday's bombing attacks in Afghanistan say every time they leave their camp "you roll the dice."  weiterlesen >>>


Security Forces Destroy Two Mortars In Van (Turkey)

(21.06.2006)

VAN/SIRNAK - Security forces destroyed two mortars which were planted on a road in Baskale town of eastern city of Van by PKK terrorists.  weiterlesen >>>


Maoists set afire earth movers, tipper (India)

(21.06.2006)

Hyderabad: Maoists today set afire two earth movers and a tipper of a contractor working for a Lift Irrigation scheme in Mahabubnagar district of Andhra Pradesh, police said.  weiterlesen >>>


Kurdish Rebels in Turkey Target Tourism (Turkey)

(21.06.2006)

Fighting in eastern and southeastern Turkey has increased in the last two weeks as the army and police fought a series of small but deadly engagements with PKK guerrillas.  weiterlesen >>>


Mine Clearance Enables Families' Return (Afghanistan)

(21.06.2006)

UN-Assisted Mine Clearance Enables 1,000 Afghan Families to Return Home weiterlesen >>>


Pakistan's flourishing arms bazaar (Pakistan)

(21.06.2006)

"There is nothing we cannot copy," grins Haji Munawar Afridi, an arms trader at Darra Adam Khel near Pakistan's northern city of Peshawar weiterlesen >>>


GIVING KNOWLEDGE: International Humanitarian Law

(21.06.2006)

How does Humanitarian Law adapt to new developments and what is the ICRC's role in the process? International humanitarian law is developed by States through codification or State practice. These two processes usually overlap. weiterlesen >>>


Africa: Nobody does it worse (Angola)

(21.06.2006)

Angola provides the perfect mix of oil wealth, poverty and corruption.  weiterlesen >>>


Pakistan deaths in tribal region (Pakistan)

(21.06.2006)

A Pakistani army helicopter has crashed into a dam in the tribal region of North Waziristan, killing four people on board and injuring three.  weiterlesen >>>


U.S. Gun Lobby Blasts U.N. Arms Meet

(21.06.2006)

United Nations, 22 June, (IPS): The National Rifle Association (NRA), the most powerful pro-gun lobby in the United States, is leading a campaign to literally flood the Sri Lanka Mission to the United Nations with letters and postcards protesting an upcoming conference on small arms.  weiterlesen >>>


Sudan: Demining essential to assure safe returns in the south (Sudan)

(20.06.2006)

Since the historic signing of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement in Sudan in January 2005, displaced people from the south have been returning to their home areas. A safe return home for the millions of displaced people in Sudan, however, is not guaranteed.  weiterlesen >>>


Blindgänger Ursache des Dramas von Gaza? (Palästina)

(20.06.2006)

Human Rights Watch und ein General über den Tod einer Familie weiterlesen >>>


Four Taliban rebels detained in Ghazni (Afghanistan)

(20.06.2006)

GHAZNI CITY: Officials on Monday claimed detaining four Taliban fighters, including one commander in Andaro district of the southern Ghazni. Separately, identified motorcyclist hurled a hand grenade on children playing football in this lawless province and killed two of them while left three others wounded. weiterlesen >>>


Sri Lankan rebels set to defend territory (Sri Lanka)

(20.06.2006)

KILINOCHCHI, Sri Lanka - Every map in Sri Lanka is about one of two fantasies. The official one in the south shows an undivided nation, the picture-postcard tropical paradise of white-sand beaches and Buddhist shrines. weiterlesen >>>


Huambo: Over 4000 explosive devices deactivated (Angola)

(20.06.2006)

Huambo- A total of 4,892 explosive devices placed in various localities of Huambo Province were deactivated by the British demining company, The Hallo Trust, in operations held between 2002-2005.  weiterlesen >>>


Italy renews commitment to humanitarian mine action in Latin America through the OAS

(20.06.2006)

The government of Italy pledged a contribution of more than 282,000 euros (some $355,000) to the Organization of American States (OAS) to support landmine clearance operations and the destruction of explosive remnants of war in Latin America.  weiterlesen >>>


Shots fired at state buildings in Sirnak (Turkey)

(20.06.2006)

In the province of Van, security forces destroyed two mortars found near the town of Baskale. weiterlesen >>>


Three Maoists arrested (India)

(20.06.2006)

VISAKHAPATNAM: The police arrested three Maoists-P Sanyasi Padal, K Govindu and K Sanyasi Rao-at Kannerisalama village in G K Veedhi Mandal of the district and seized two land mines and fuse wire from them. weiterlesen >>>


Hope and hardship lie before Afghan refugees (Afghanistan)

(20.06.2006)

Kabul, June 21 (Xinhua) 'Although I lived in Pakistan for 18 years, I chose to come back. It is Afghanistan that is my motherland,' 30-year-old Abdullah Majeed said at the Kabul encashment centre for refugees.  weiterlesen >>>


Army downplays NPA 'attack' in Lambunao (Philippines)

(20.06.2006)

Saturday's attack of communist-terrorists New People's Army (NPA) in Lambunao, Iloilo was one plain and simple extortion case. With some P1 million in total damage both to property and goods, prime objective of the local terrorists is to instill fear in locals and business community. They are also out to impress to the government with the message that their group supposedly remains a force to reckon with. weiterlesen >>>


Lanka violence: 3 policemen killed (Sri Lanka)

(20.06.2006)

Suspected Tamil Tiger rebel attacks killed three policemen and left two soldiers missing on Sunday (June 18), the army said and rebels said they were attacked by government forces as a recent upsurge of violence continued.  weiterlesen >>>


Sonia Gandhi flags off Poonch-Rawalkote bus service (Kashmir)

(19.06.2006)

Jammu, June 20: The bus service between Poonch and Rawalkote in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK), another historic measure to facilitate people-to-people contacts across the LoC, was flagged off by UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday from Chakan-da-Bagh in Poonch district.  weiterlesen >>>


Propaganda nach Tod einer Familie in Gaza (Palästina)

(19.06.2006)

Israelis oder Palästinenser - wer trägt die Schuld? weiterlesen >>>


Land Mine Clearing Work in Latin America Receives Boost from Italy

(19.06.2006)

U.S.-backed program works to destroy explosive devices weiterlesen >>>


TV: Shrapnel from deadly Gaza beach blast was Israel (Palestine)

(19.06.2006)

Israel's Channel 10 reports shrapnel came from 155-millimeter shell used by Israeli army artillery gunners. weiterlesen >>>


Blast kills one soldier (Afghanistan)

(19.06.2006)

KANDAHAR -- An explosion near a military convoy in southern Afghanistan killed one Romanian soldier today from the Canadian led multi-national brigade.  weiterlesen >>>


Alltag in Afghanistan (Afghanistan)

(19.06.2006)

Die Rückkehr der Schreckensmänner  weiterlesen >>>


The MAPA clears the Buddha sites (Afghanistan)

(19.06.2006)

The Mine Action Programme for Afghanistan (MAPA) is working to clear minefields in one of most prominent cultural and tourist spots in Afghanistan ' the site of the two giant, 2,000-year-old Buddha statues that were destroyed by the Taliban in March 2001 in Bamyan.  weiterlesen >>>


A second peace bus for Kashmir today (Kashmir)

(19.06.2006)

POONCH: All is set for the launch of a second trans-Kashmir bus service between the border towns of Poonch on the Indian side and Rawalakote in Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir tomorrow. weiterlesen >>>


Panay troops step up drive vs. rebels (Philippines)

(19.06.2006)

ILOILO CITY - Government troops on Panay Island have stepped up their counter-insurgency efforts following the burning of a delivery van of a cigaret company by suspected communist rebels in Lambunao town, Iloilo.  weiterlesen >>>


NATO allocates 25 million Euro to help liquidate aging stockpiles (Ukraine)

(19.06.2006)

The member countries of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization have allocated 25 million Euros to help Ukraine liquidate its aging Stockpile of Soviet munitions.  weiterlesen >>>


Relics of war still quite dangerous

(19.06.2006)

Earlier this year, Cincinnatian John Stuck was cleaning out his house preparing for a move, getting rid of the kinds of things we all accumulate over the years. weiterlesen >>>