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Sänger Sebastian Krumbiegel und Minenüberlebender aus Tadschikistan zeigen Bein gegen Landminen und Streubomben

(31.03.2014)

4. April: Aktion vor dem Brandenburger Tor mit einer überdimensionalen Beinskulptur, Entminungsvorführung und Stelzenläufer. weiterlesen >>>


Aktion: „Zeig dein Bein. Hilf mit. Rette Leben.“ in Berlin

(28.03.2014)

Am 04. April – dem Internationalen Tag zur Aufklärung über die Minengefahr – veranstaltet SODI gemeinsam mit Handicap International eine große öffentliche Aktion auf dem Pariser Platz , Berlin. weiterlesen >>>


München zeigt Bein gegen Landminen und Streubomben

(28.03.2014)

Mit einer großen Aktion am Richard-Strauss-Brunnen in der Münchner machen am Handicap International und SODI den Erfolg der Petition gegen Landminen und Streubomben sichtbar – als Teil der bundesweiten Kampagne „Zeig dein Bein. Hilf mit. Rette Leben.“  weiterlesen >>>


Burma/Myanmar: Gefahrenaufklärung für Karenni

(28.03.2014)

Die Bevölkerungsgruppe der Kareni in Burma gehört zu den besonders durch Landminen gefährdeten Gruppen. Die betroffenen Gemeinden werden nun über die Gefahren der Landminen aufgeklärt. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


AKTION: Zeig dein Bein. Hilf mit. Rette leben.

(26.03.2014)

Für eine Welt ohne Minen und Streumunition. Petition an Aussenminister Frank Walter Steinmeier. weiterlesen >>>


Niederländische Banken nehmen Abstand von Streumunition-Investor

(26.03.2014)

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


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 >>>


Rockets fired on Pakistan security posts (Pakistan)

(30.05.2006)

Officials said two soldiers were injured when their vehicle hit a landmine in a separate incident in Shakai early today. weiterlesen >>>


Kampfjets greifen Wohngebiete im Libanon mit Streubomben an (Libanon)

(30.05.2006)

Die UNO beeilte sich am Montag, Libanon für einen "Erstschlag" auf den südlichen Nachbarn Israel anzuprangern: "Es ist die Verantwortlichkeit der libanesischen Behörden, die (von der UNO markierte) Demarkationslinie zu respektieren und alle mögliche Angriffe darüber hinaus zu verhindern", betonte Milos Strugar, Berater des Kommandeurs der UN-Truppen in Libanon. weiterlesen >>>


Probe into alleged massacre by Tamil Tigers (Sri Lanka)

(30.05.2006)

According to police, the searches and investigations are proceeding slowly from fear of the presence of anti-personnel mines.  weiterlesen >>>


Norwegian peace envoys to visit SRI LANKA

(29.05.2006)

The military said Tuesday that they found two powerful anti-personnel mines hidden in bushes in the northern Jaffna peninsula, a traditional ethnic Tamil homeland. weiterlesen >>>


No new use of landmines under new code of conduct offers a glimmer of hope (Nepal)

(29.05.2006)

In the code of conduct agreed at the end of the first round of peace talks on 26 May 2006, the Nepalese government and Maoist groups committed to refrain from new use of landmines: a welcome development in a country where both sides of the internal conflict have been resorting to these indiscriminate weapons.  weiterlesen >>>


Mortars, landmines recovered in different areas (Afghanistan)

(29.05.2006)

KABUL: The Interior Ministry Sunday said arms and ammunitions had been recovered by police in different parts of the country during the past two days. weiterlesen >>>


4 soldiers die, 1 injured in accidental explosion (Nepal)

(29.05.2006)

KATHMANDU- At least four soldiers have died and another injured in an accidental explosion in Bhojpur in eastern Nepal, Nepal Army said. weiterlesen >>>


German army concerned over Afghanistan's worsening security situation (Afghanistan)

(29.05.2006)

There have been a mounting number of attacks with improvised explosive devices and mines.  weiterlesen >>>


Two killed, 10 injured in landmine blasts (Pakistan)

(29.05.2006)

QUETTA: Two people, including a minor girl, were killed and 10 others were seriously injured in landmine and bomb explosions in Mach and Dera Bugti areas on Monday. Three security personnel were among the injured. weiterlesen >>>


UN faults Lebanon for rocket attack that set off border clash (Lebanon)

(29.05.2006)

Cluster bombs, banned by international law, were found in the areas shelled by Israel. The Lebanese Army's Engineering Squad was working to neutralize the bombs Monday. weiterlesen >>>


7 Nepali soldiers taken hostage in Congo (Congo)

(29.05.2006)

The men were engaged in cleaning operations at the army base camp in Hatubagdi in Bhojpur district Monday afternoon when a hidden bomb or mine went off, killing all four.  weiterlesen >>>


Türkei gehört zu den Prioritäten in Russlands Außenpolitik (Türkei/Rußland)

(29.05.2006)

Russland übernimmt das Kommando über die Taskforce Blackseafor im August 2006. Die Gruppe soll humanitäre Hilfe leisten sowie Such- und Rettungsoperationen durchführen, Minen entschärfen und Umweltschutz betreiben. Ein entsprechendes Abkommen hatten die Anrainer des Schwarzen Meeres - Bulgarien, Georgien, Rumänien, Russland, Türkei und die Ukraine - im April 2001 unterzeichnet. weiterlesen >>>


Israeli Troops Kill 4 in Gaza Strip (Gaza Strip)

(29.05.2006)

The army said that in recent months, troops had gone a few meters into Gaza on occasion to clear mines near the Gaza-Israel border fence, but that Tuesday marked the first ground operation against rocket squads. weiterlesen >>>


Sui landmine explosion leaves one dead (Pakistan)

(29.05.2006)

QUETTA: A person was killed in a bomb blast while seven rockets were fired on security check posts in Sui. According to the details, a person was killed and one injured in a landmine explosion in Sui. The injured person named Sher Khan was shifted to hospital instantly and was stated to be in critical condition. weiterlesen >>>


Black-owned company launches new military vehicle (South Africa)

(29.05.2006)

Black-owned defence company Ivema on Tuesday launched a new military vehicle at the Gerotek test range outside Pretoria. This new generation mine-protected armoured personnel carrier (APC) called Gila is aimed at both the export market and the requirements of the South African forces, which are facing increasing deployments to secure peace and security on the continent. weiterlesen >>>


Salwa Judum movement in Bastar can't be suppressed: Raman (India)

(29.05.2006)

New Delhi: Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh has said the tribals in his state cannot be weaned away from their ''Salwa Judum'' movement as they want nothing short of peace and development in their villages. weiterlesen >>>


EU Lists Tamil Tigers as Banned Terrorists (Sri Lanka)

(29.05.2006)

Later Monday, a soldier was killed and two were wounded when an antipersonnel mine exploded in the eastern coastal town of Batticaloa, an officer at the army media unit said. The move freezes assets of Sri Lanka's separatist rebels. Fighting persists in the island nation. weiterlesen >>>


War-era landmine kills child in Baghlan (Afghanistan)

(29.05.2006)

A child was killed and two others wounded in a landmine explosion in the Tala Barfak district of the northern Baghlan province, officials said on Sunday. weiterlesen >>>


Landmine kills 3 (Pakistan)

(29.05.2006)

KHAR, Pakistan -- A landmine exploded yesterday in a village in northwestern Pakistan, killing three young girls who were playing in a field, an official said.  weiterlesen >>>


7 dead, 8 wounded in clashes between govt troops and NPAs (Philippines)

(29.05.2006)

In the course of the encounter and hot pursuit, the military recovered detonating cords for land mines. One of the three land mines, which was detonated during the attack, inflicted more injuries on the four wounded Cafgu members and Barangay Capt. Perla Ajan, who were trying to cover from volleys of gunfire from the rebels weiterlesen >>>


Maoists break lull with blast (India)

(28.05.2006)

Suspected Maoists blew up a nearly 2,000 sq ft godown used to store kendu leaves in a Bankura village last night. weiterlesen >>>


Rats detonate (Uganda/ Tanzania)

(28.05.2006)

MASAKA - Rats will soon be used to detonate landmines and explosive devices planted in the Great Lakes Region during the colonial era and past wars. weiterlesen >>>


Police detained six accomplices of gunmen in Chechnya (Chechnya)

(28.05.2006)

GROZNY, May 29 (Itar-Tass) - - Police detained six accomplices of gunmen in Chechnya over the past weekend.  weiterlesen >>>


Six tourists, guide killed by suspected LTTE mine (Sri Lanka)

(28.05.2006)

COLOMBO: Six local tourists and a guide were killed by a suspected Tamil Tiger landmine while tracking wild elephants in northwest Sri Lanka, officials said yesterday. A separate group of Sri Lankan tourists in Wilpattu National Park in northwest Sri Lanka heard a large explosion in the park on Saturday and discovered the car in a ditch and the bodies of the seven people strewn across the road, Wildlife Department Director General Dayananda Kariyawasam said. weiterlesen >>>


Maoists kill CRPF constable in Andhra (India)

(28.05.2006)

Hyderabad: A constable of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) was killed and a tribal woman injured when Maoist guerrillas launched a surprise attack on Sunday in a coastal district of Andhra Pradesh. weiterlesen >>>


7 dead, 8 hurt in Army-rebel clashes (Philippines)

(28.05.2006)

BUTUAN CITY -- At least two soldiers, three rebels, and two civilians were killed while eight others were wounded in separate encounters between the military, militia operatives, and the New People's Army (NPA) in Agusan del Sur over the weekend and in a barangay in Butuan City Sunday night.  weiterlesen >>>


Dadullah claims control of southwestern Afghanistan (Afghanistan)

(28.05.2006)

DOHA: The Taliban have regained control of all southwestern provinces of Afghanistan, Al Jazeera television quoted the group commander, Mullah Dadullah, as saying.  weiterlesen >>>


Curtain falls on war hospital (Sudan)

(28.05.2006)

Dut Tong Piol slowly fastened the straps on his artificial leg. He surveyed the hospital for one last time before hobbling off to join a group of other patients. weiterlesen >>>


Norway's Mediators Want Sri Lanka Truce Talks in June (Sri Lanka)

(28.05.2006)

May 29 (Bloomberg) -- Norwegian peace envoys invited Sri Lanka's government and Tamil Tiger rebels to hold talks in June to discuss violations of a 2002 cease-fire accord and prevent the South Asian island nation returning to civil war. weiterlesen >>>


Uganda : No signing of treaty to clear landmines (Uganda)

(28.05.2006)

Uganda is yet to sign a multinational treaty to clear stockpiles of abandoned landmines and other deadly explosives, Daily Monitor reported on Saturday.  weiterlesen >>>


Tamilen-Rebellen drohen EU mit Ende des Waffenstillstands (Sri Lanka)

(28.05.2006)

Sollte Organisation auf Liste terroristischer Vereinigungen gesetzt werden weiterlesen >>>


Nepal govt, rebels to check use of army (Nepal)

(27.05.2006)

KATHMANDU: Peace parleys between the emissaries of Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala and the Maoist extremists, resumed after three years, are off to a good start with both sides agreeing to control their respective armies and ask international observers to monitor the cease-fire. "  weiterlesen >>>


Govt gunman shot dead in B'pora (Kashmir)

(26.05.2006)

Bandipora, May 27: Suspected militants shot dead a dreaded government gunman and a woman at a hotel while a civilian was killed and another wounded in a mine explosion in a forest area of Bandipora on Saturday morning.  weiterlesen >>>


Doctor describes the devastation of Iraq (Iraq)

(26.05.2006)

Peace movement supporters turned out in their hundreds to public meetings around the country last week featuring US anti-war activist Cindy Sheehan and founding member of Doctors of Iraq Salaam Ismael.  weiterlesen >>>


Outrage after US strike kills civilians in AFGHANISTAN

(24.05.2006)

NOOR KHAN -Angry villagers have dug graves to bury dozens of suspected militants and civilians killed in one of the deadliest US airstrikes since the American-led invasion in Afghanistan in 2001.  weiterlesen >>>


Wave of insurgent attacks continues in AFGHANISTAN

(23.05.2006)

Several roadside bombs and landmines were defused or exploded without causing casualties on Monday in the north, in Khost and in the neighbouring province of Paktia, Stanizai said. weiterlesen >>>


Black-owned company launches new military vehicle

(23.05.2006)

Black-owned defence company Ivema on Tuesday launched a new military vehicle at the Gerotek test range outside Pretoria. This new generation mine-protected armoured personnel carrier (APC) called Gila is aimed at both the export market and the requirements of the South African forces, which are facing increasing deployments to secure peace and security on the continent. weiterlesen >>>


SRI LANKA mine blasts kill 3 government forces

(23.05.2006)

Two mine blasts in northern Sri Lanka killed three government forces and injured a policeman Wednesday, after the separatist Tamil Tiger rebels ruled out direct talks with the president to prevent a return to full-scale civil war.  weiterlesen >>>


Kenro Izu Photographs at the Maine Museum of Art

(23.05.2006)

Izu's photography of Angkor also brought him close to the suffering of Cambodian children whose limbs had been shattered by land mines. He helped establish a free-care hospital for those children, and has supported it with proceeds from the sale of his photographs through an organization he set up called Friends without a Border. weiterlesen >>>


Mine blast kills 2 Sri Lanka soldiers, 1 policeman (Sri Lanka)

(23.05.2006)

An anti-personnel mine exploded in a northern Sri Lanka town Wednesday, killing two government soldiers and a policeman, the area's police chief said. weiterlesen >>>


Karsai ordnet Untersuchung von US-Luftangriff an (AFGHANISTAN)

(23.05.2006)

Erneut 15 Tote bei Kämpfen mit Taliban In der Nähe von Kabul fielen vier Mitarbeiter einer örtlichen Hilfsorganisation einem Anschlag zum Opfer. Auf einer häufig von Ausländern benutzten Straße, rund 40 Kilometer westlich der Hauptstadt, explodierte am Montag eine Landmine.  weiterlesen >>>


Bomb blast in Machh town in SW PAKISTAN

(23.05.2006)

The Sui administration has arrested four persons belonging to Kalpar tribe, a sub-section of Bugti tribe, on the charge of planting land-mines between Sui and Dera Bugti towns. Kalpar tribe is considered friendly to the administration and hostile to Nawab Bugti. weiterlesen >>>


BOZENA 4 MINE CLEARANCE FLAIL MACHINE TO BE DELIVERED TO AZERBAIJAN (AZERBAIJAN )

(23.05.2006)

BOZENA 4 mine clearance flail machine (B4 MCFM) of the Way Industry company will be delivered to Azerbaijan May 29, according to press service of the Azerbaijan National Agency for Mine Action.  weiterlesen >>>


Angola/Benguela: NGO upgrades teachers on landmines danger

(23.05.2006)

Benguela, 05/23 - The International Humanitarian Organisation (IHO ), promoted on 18-19 of the current month, in Bocoio district, south-western Benguela Province, a training action on danger of land mines and explosive devices, directed to 22 teachers from primary schools.  weiterlesen >>>


Elephant injured by land mine in Thailand (Thailand)

(23.05.2006)

A 29-year-old female elephant who lost most of her left foot when she stepped on a land mine three years ago has been put to sleep because of deteriorating health, a statement said Wednesday. weiterlesen >>>


Blast hits police patrol in Kashmir

(23.05.2006)

SRINAGAR, India (Reuters) - Suspected Islamist militants set off a landmine as a police patrol passed the home of a hardline Kashmiri separatist on Tuesday, the eve of a visit by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to the region. weiterlesen >>>


Tiger guerrillas kill three security forces personnel as Norwegians strive to save a crumbling truce. (SRI LANKA)

(23.05.2006)

Colombo, 25 May, (Asiantribune.com): Tamil Tiger guerrillas exploded a claymore mine killing three security forces personnel in the North and attacked an army forward defence line in the East as two key Norwegian peace brokers are due in the island to save the ceasefire agreement hit by the worst level of violence since its inception. weiterlesen >>>


Sudan soldiers in Kenya on demining course (Kenya)

(23.05.2006)

A group of soldiers from the Sudanese army and their former southern rebel foes began training together in Kenya on Tuesday to learn how to clear landmines they laid during 21 years of civil war. A member of the Swiss Foundation for Demining (FSD) team surveys an area near Rumbek, January 2005, to retrieve landmines. weiterlesen >>>


Sri Lanka mine blasts kill 3 government forces (Sri Lanka)

(23.05.2006)

Two mine blasts in northern Sri Lanka killed three government forces and injured a policeman Wednesday, after the separatist Tamil Tiger rebels ruled out direct talks with the president to prevent a return to full-scale civil war. The first anti-personnel mine exploded in the government-held town of Vavuniya on the frontier with rebel-held territory. The area's police chief, Gamini Silva, said two soldiers and a policemen were killed.  weiterlesen >>>


Outrage after US strike kills civilians in AFGHANISTAN

(23.05.2006)

Also yesterday, three health workers and their driver were killed by a landmine near the capital, Kabul.  weiterlesen >>>


Blast hits security patrol in Indian KASHMIR

(23.05.2006)

Witnesses had earlier said the target was a police patrol and the blast caused by a landmine. The explosion occurred on the road to the airport, outside the home of Syed Ali Shah Geelani, who has refused to meet Singh. weiterlesen >>>


Kenro Izu Photographs at the Maine Museum of Art

(23.05.2006)

Izu's photography of Angkor also brought him close to the suffering of Cambodian children whose limbs had been shattered by land mines. He helped establish a free-care hospital for those children, and has supported it with proceeds from the sale of his photographs through an organization he set up called Friends without a Border.  weiterlesen >>>


"Jugendliche beim Jagdausflug durch Landmine getötet" (Sri Lanka)

(23.05.2006)

Am Sonntag wurde ein 15 jähriger Schüler und sein 25 jähriger Begleiter, die in einen von den Befreiungstigern kontrollierten Dschungel in Periya Pandivirichan jagen waren, bei einen Landminenanschlag von einer Untereinheit der Srilankischen Armee SLA getötet. weiterlesen >>>


Karsai ordnet Untersuchung von US-Luftangriff an (AFGHANISTAN)

(23.05.2006)

Erneut 15 Tote bei Kämpfen mit Taliban  weiterlesen >>>


Sudanese Refugee Repatriation Faces New Challenges (SUDAN)

(23.05.2006)

Reports said the autonomous government of South Sudan had set itself a target of repatriating another half million displaced people during the dry seasons of 2006,, but the U.N. has asked authorities to downscale the program in the face of serious logistical problems such as land mines, insecurity and obsolete infrastructure. weiterlesen >>>


Claymore attack on SLA vehicle in Jaffna, policeman wounded

(23.05.2006)

Unidentified attackers exploded a Claymore mine targeting a Sri Lanka Army vehicle on Nallur Temple Road in Jaffna Wednesday afternoon.  weiterlesen >>>


Landmine sparks evacuation at dump (AUSTRALIA)

(23.05.2006)

POLICE in Central Queensland have evacuated a rubbish dump following the discovery of an anti-personnel mine. weiterlesen >>>


Sudan soldiers in KENYA on demining course

(23.05.2006)

May 23, 2006, (NAIROBI) - A group of soldiers from the Sudanese army and their former southern rebel foes began training together in Kenya on Tuesday to learn how to clear landmines they laid during 21 years of civil war. weiterlesen >>>


Explosive find (AUSTRALIA)

(23.05.2006)

24.05.2006, TWENTY people were evacuated from the Bayersville dump about 3pm yesterday when a Claymore anti-personnel mine was discovered and reported to police. weiterlesen >>>


Passage to Baghdad (IRAQ)

(23.05.2006)

Death can come around through chance or design, as a result of a bullet, a planted mine, TNT or a hand-grenade. No-one can tell where, why or when someone might be killed. Tens of bombs explode on a daily basis in the streets, shops and public places of Iraq, causing dozens of casualties. weiterlesen >>>


Mine blast kills 2 Sri Lanka soldiers, 1 policeman(SRI LANKA)

(23.05.2006)

An anti-personnel mine exploded in a northern Sri Lanka town Wednesday, killing two government soldiers and a policeman, the area's police chief said. weiterlesen >>>


ALGERIA army out to get gunmen

(23.05.2006)

A source said, the army managed to dismantle bombs and mines planted by the gunmen to prevent the troops' advance and destroyed hideouts for the gunmen in which they seized ammunition and food stuffs.  weiterlesen >>>


Norwegian peace envoys to visit SRI LANKA

(23.05.2006)

The military said Tuesday that they found two powerful anti-personnel mines hidden in bushes in the northern Jaffna peninsula, a traditional ethnic Tamil homeland. The government has blamed the Tamil Tigers for a series of mine explosions that have killed dozens of security personnel since April. weiterlesen >>>


Bomb blast in Machh town in SW Pakistan (Pakistan)

(23.05.2006)

The Sui administration has arrested four persons belonging to Kalpar tribe, a sub-section of Bugti tribe, on the charge of planting land-mines between Sui and Dera Bugti towns. Kalpar tribe is considered friendly to the administration and hostile to Nawab Bugti. weiterlesen >>>


Passage to Baghdad (IRAQ)

(23.05.2006)

Death can come around through chance or design, as a result of a bullet, a planted mine, TNT or a hand-grenade. No-one can tell where, why or when someone might be killed. Tens of bombs explode on a daily basis in the streets, shops and public places of Iraq, causing dozens of casualties. weiterlesen >>>


Explosive find (AUSTRALIA)

(23.05.2006)

TWENTY people were evacuated from the Bayersville dump about 3pm yesterday when a Claymore anti-personnel mine was discovered and reported to police.  weiterlesen >>>


Mills to donate settlement cash to landmine charity: Spokesperson

(23.05.2006)

A representative of Heather Mills has said most of any money she wins in a divorce settlement from estranged husband Paul McCartney will be donated to her landmine charity.  weiterlesen >>>


Mills to donate settlement cash to landmine charity: Spokesperson

(23.05.2006)

A representative of Heather Mills has said most of any money she wins in a divorce settlement from estranged husband Paul McCartney will be donated to her landmine charity. weiterlesen >>>


Elephant injured by land mine in THAILAND

(23.05.2006)

A 29-year-old female elephant who lost most of her left foot when she stepped on a land mine three years ago has been put to sleep because of deteriorating health, a statement said Wednesday.  weiterlesen >>>


SOMALILAND: Time for African Union Leadership

(23.05.2006)

Somaliland has made notable progress in building peace, security and constitutional democracy within its de facto borders. Hundreds of thousands of refugees and internally displaced people have returned home, tens of thousands of landmines have been removed and destroyed, and clan militias have been integrated into unified police and military forces.  weiterlesen >>>


Sudanese Refugee Repatriation Faces New Challenges (SUDAN)

(23.05.2006)

Reports said the autonomous government of South Sudan had set itself a target of repatriating another half million displaced people during the dry seasons of 2006,, but the U.N. has asked authorities to downscale the program in the face of serious logistical problems such as land mines, insecurity and obsolete infrastructure. weiterlesen >>>


Sinai rebel 'received Palestinian training' (EGYPT)

(23.05.2006)

A group, named by the authorities as Tawhid wal Jihad (One God and Jihad), had used explosives from landmines left in the Sinai desert for their bombs, the statement said weiterlesen >>>


Blast hits security patrol in Indian Kashmir (Kashmir)

(23.05.2006)

Witnesses had earlier said the target was a police patrol and the blast caused by a landmine. The explosion occurred on the road to the airport, outside the home of Syed Ali Shah Geelani, who has refused to meet Singh.Srinagar, India - A suicide bomber blew himself up as an Indian security patrol passed the home of a hardline Kashmiri separatist on Tuesday, the eve of a visit by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to the region, police said. weiterlesen >>>


Landmine sparks evacuation at dump (AUSTRALIA)

(23.05.2006)

POLICE in Central Queensland have evacuated a rubbish dump following the discovery of an anti-personnel mine. weiterlesen >>>


Reebok Honors Four With Human Rights Award (U.S.A.)

(23.05.2006)

Khurram Pervez started out his college education in Kashmir planning to be a journalist. But a landmine placed on a road he was traveling in 2004, while serving as an election monitor, changed those plans. Two friends traveling with him died in the blast. Khurram lost his leg. That was when he became a full time advocate for peace and non-violence in Kashmir. weiterlesen >>>


Tiger guerrillas kill three security forces personnel as Norwegians strive to save a crumbling truce. (SRI LANKA)

(23.05.2006)

Colombo: Tamil Tiger guerrillas exploded a claymore mine killing three security forces personnel in the North and attacked an army forward defence line in the East as two key Norwegian peace brokers are due in the island to save the ceasefire agreement hit by the worst level of violence since its inception.  weiterlesen >>>


19 killed in Afghan attacks (AFGHANISTAN)

(23.05.2006)

ISN SECURITY WATCH (Tuesday, 23 May 2006,: 17.12 CET) ' Nineteen people have been killed in Afghanistan on Tuesday as a recent upsurge in violence continues, the Associated Press (AP) reports. According to officials, three policemen and 12 Taliban militants were killed in an ambush on a police patrol in Helmand province in southern Afghanistan.  weiterlesen >>>


BOZENA 4 MINE CLEARANCE FLAIL MACHINE TO BE DELIVERED TO AZERBAIJAN

(23.05.2006)

BOZENA 4 mine clearance flail machine (B4 MCFM) of the Way Industry company will be delivered to Azerbaijan May 29, according to press service of the Azerbaijan National Agency for Mine Action.  weiterlesen >>>


Claymore attack on SLA vehicle in Jaffna, policeman wounded

(23.05.2006)

Unidentified attackers exploded a Claymore mine targeting a Sri Lanka Army vehicle on Nallur Temple Road in Jaffna Wednesday afternoon. A policeman was wounded, SLA sources said.  weiterlesen >>>


Wave of insurgent attacks continues in Afghanistan (Afghanistan)

(22.05.2006)

Several roadside bombs and landmines were defused or exploded without causing casualties on Monday in the north, in Khost and in the neighbouring province of Paktia, Stanizai said.  weiterlesen >>>


Sinai rebel 'received Palestinian training' (EGYPT)

(22.05.2006)

A group, named by the authorities as Tawhid wal Jihad (One God and Jihad), had used explosives from landmines left in the Sinai desert for their bombs, the statement said.Cairo - A man named by the Egyptian authorities as a member of a group behind bomb attacks in the Sinai peninsula received weapons and bomb-making training in the Palestinian territories, the Interior Ministry said on Tuesday. weiterlesen >>>


Algeria army out to get gunmen (Algeria)

(22.05.2006)

A source said, the army managed to dismantle bombs and mines planted by the gunmen to prevent the troops' advance and destroyed hideouts for the gunmen in which they seized ammunition and food stuffs.  weiterlesen >>>


Angola/Benguela: NGO upgrades teachers on landmines danger

(22.05.2006)

Benguela, 05/23 - The International Humanitarian Organisation (IHO ), promoted on 18-19 of the current month, in Bocoio district, south-western Benguela Province, a training action on danger of land mines and explosive devices, directed to 22 teachers from primary schools. weiterlesen >>>


SOMALILAND: Time for African Union Leadership

(22.05.2006)

Somaliland has made notable progress in building peace, security and constitutional democracy within its de facto borders. Hundreds of thousands of refugees and internally displaced people have returned home, tens of thousands of landmines have been removed and destroyed, and clan militias have been integrated into unified police and military forces. weiterlesen >>>


Reebok Honors Four With Human Rights Award (U.S.A.)

(21.05.2006)

Khurram Pervez started out his college education in Kashmir planning to be a journalist. But a landmine placed on a road he was traveling in 2004, while serving as an election monitor, changed those plans. Two friends traveling with him died in the blast. Khurram lost his leg. That was when he became a full time advocate for peace and non-violence in Kashmir.  weiterlesen >>>


Mine attack kills 2 soldiers, injures 1 in E. SRI LANKA

(16.05.2006)

COLOMBO, May 17 (Xinhua) -- Two soldiers were killed, one was injured Wednesday morning in a Claymore mine attack carried out by suspected Tamil Tigers in Sri Lanka's eastern district of Polonnaruwa, said the military.  weiterlesen >>>


GUINEA-BISSAU: UN launches emergency appeal after fighting in north

(16.05.2006)

Dakar, 16 May 2006 (IRIN) - United Nations agencies on Tuesday launched a joint appeal for over US $3.6 m to help some 20,000 people in northern Guinea Bissau made vulnerable by fighting between Guinea Bissau military and rebels from neighbouring Senegal.  weiterlesen >>>


Mines found in Vishakapatanam (INDIA)

(16.05.2006)

Tuesday, May 16, 2006 (Vishakapatanam): Police in Vishakapatanam have found up to 50 pressure mines in areas where Naxalite rebel movements are reported. weiterlesen >>>


JF-17 thunders through (PAKISTAN / CHINA)

(16.05.2006)

May 16 (THE NATION): The fourth prototype (PT-4) of the JF-17 Thunder aircraft, jointly produced by China and Pakistan, successfully completed its inaugural flight in Chengdu in China on May 10, 2006, proving its credibility to meet the needs of both the countries.Flights of the earlier prototypes focused on operational flight capabilities; PT-4's trial flight was aimed at testing the aircraft's weapon systems. weiterlesen >>>


Car bombing kills 7 in southern Russia

(16.05.2006)

May 17 2006, 13:01 ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia (AP) - A car packed with powerful explosives blew up on a road in southern Russia on Wednesday, killing seven people including a high-level regional police official in what authorities said may have been a suicide bombing. weiterlesen >>>


ASP injured in land mine blasts, Collector, SP escape unhurt (INDIA)

(16.05.2006)

Raipur, May 17: An Additional Superintendent of Police was injured in land mine blasts triggered by Naxalites in Bastar region today, police said.  weiterlesen >>>


UNMEE MACC Weekly Update 16 May 2006

(16.05.2006)

A Special Report on the activities held at the UNMEE MACC Compound on the MACC Open Day - 5 May 2006 MACC Open Day 5 May 2006  weiterlesen >>>


Suicide attack on car of U.N. Afghan mine agency (AFGHANISTAN)

(16.05.2006)

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (Reuters) - A suicide attacker in Afghanistan rammed a car packed with explosives into a vehicle of a U.N. mine-clearing agency on Wednesday, killing himself and wounding the agency driver, police said. weiterlesen >>>


Obstacles limit return of south SUDAN displaced

(16.05.2006)

May 17, 2006 (KHARTOUM) - A year and a half after Sudan's north-south peace deal, ambitious plans for the return of millions of displaced people are being quashed by a host of physical and financial obstacles. weiterlesen >>>


Explosion rocks Nushki (PAKISTAN)

(16.05.2006)

QUETTA, May 16: Nushki town was rocked by a powerful explosion close to the office of Afghan refugee organisation on Tuesday. A wall of the office was damaged while windowpanes of AFO office and nearby buildings were smashed. However, no casualty was reported. weiterlesen >>>


Fliegerbombe in Sankt Petersburg entdeckt (RUSSLAND)

(16.05.2006)

SANKT PETERSBURG, 16. Mai (RIA Novosti). Auf dem Gelände eines Privatunternehmens in Sankt Petersburg ist gestern bei Erdarbeiten eine 200 Kilogramm-Bombe aus der Zeit des Großen Vaterländischen Krieges entdeckt worden.  weiterlesen >>>


Four killed in renewed SRI LANKA violence

(16.05.2006)

17/05/2006 - Suspected Tamil Tiger rebels detonated two mines in eastern Sri Lanka today, killing two soldiers and a policeman, the military said, in continuing violence that threatens to push the island nation back into civil war. weiterlesen >>>


Black Market Missiles

(16.05.2006)

May 17, 2006: The monitoring of black market arms deals indicates that some Spanish made C90-CR anti-tank weapons are available.  weiterlesen >>>


Bewährung für falsche Züchter (DEUTSCHLAND / MOSAMBIK)

(16.05.2006)

Die drei verhinderten Geflügelzüchter, die sich in Mosambik auf Kosten der deutschen Steuerzahler eine Hühnerfarm bauen wollten, sind an diesem Dienstag zu Bewährungsstrafen verurteilt worden. weiterlesen >>>


Gas pipeline blown up in PAKISTAN, three killed

(16.05.2006)

May 17, 2006 QUETTA, Pakistan (Reuters) - Tribal militants fighting for more autonomy blew up a natural gas pipeline in Pakistan's troubled southwest on Wednesday, killing a girl and wounding her mother and another relative, officials said. weiterlesen >>>