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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 >>>


Bosnien-Herzegowina: Minen gefährden Helfer in Hochwassergebiet

(22.05.2014)

Alma Al-Osta, Expertin für die Gefahr von Landminen bei der Organisation Handicap International, ruft die Menschen zur Vorsicht auf. weiterlesen >>>


Bosnien-Herzegowina: Minen-Gefahr spitzt sich zu

(21.05.2014)

Die erste durch das Hochwasser angespülte Landmine ist im Nordosten von Bosnien-Herzegowina explodiert. Verletzt wurde dabei niemand. Mit den Temperaturen steigt nun die Gefahr vor Seuchen. Ein Lokalaugenschein. weiterlesen >>>


Bosnien-Herzegowina: Landmine explodiert in Überschwemmungsgebiet

(21.05.2014)

In einem überschwemmten Minenfeld nahe der nordbosnischen Stadt Brcko explodiert eine Landmine. Zu Schaden kommt laut Medienberichten niemand. weiterlesen >>>


AUDIO: Bosnien-Herzegowina - Minen auf dem Balkan

(20.05.2014)

Eva Maria Fischer, Handicap International, im Gespräch mit Matthias Dänzer-Vanotti. weiterlesen >>>


Bosnien-Herzegowina: "Müssen die Menschen vor der Gefahr warnen"

(20.05.2014)

Angesichts der schweren Überschwemmungen in Bosnien gibt es die Sorge, dass gefährliche Landminen aus dem Boden gespült und in bisher unverminte Gebiete geschwemmt wurden. Thomas Küchenmeister, Minenexperte, klärt auf. weiterlesen >>>


VIDEO: Gefährliches Treibgut - Landminen in Bosnien-Herzgowina

(19.05.2014)

TV-Beitrag über die Landminengefahr in Bosnien-Herzogwina. weiterlesen >>>


AUDIO: Minen in Bosnien-Herzegowina - Die heimtückische Gefahr

(19.05.2014)

Interview mit Markus Haake, humanitärer Helfer und Minenexperte, über die Landminengefahr in Bosnien-Herzegowina. weiterlesen >>>


CANADA to spend $3.5-billion on AFGHAN effort

(06.06.2006)

They include measures such as the development of an Afghan army, a police force and a border patrol, a significant reduction in the number of land mines and a targeted increase in female employment. weiterlesen >>>


Arinc wins $10 million Navy anti-mine contract (USA)

(06.06.2006)

Arinc Engineering Services, of Annapolis, Md., has won a five-year, $10 million contract to provide technical, engineering and logistics support for the U.S. Navy's newly developed anti-mine AN/AQS-20A Towed Sonar program.  weiterlesen >>>


Leben bedeutet Überwindung " (MOSAMBIK)

(06.06.2006)

Sportverbände sind im afrikanischen Mosambik einziges Auffangnetz für Minenopfer, Kranke und Behinderte weiterlesen >>>


The long road ahead (AFGHANISTAN)

(06.06.2006)

Landmines, unexploded bombs and artillery shells that litter the ground after 30 years of war must be carefully cleared from routes before work can begin.  weiterlesen >>>


VIETNAM: Three Children Killed, Three Injured By War Era Cluster Bomb

(06.06.2006)

Gia Lai Province, Vietnam -Three children were killed this week and three others injured when they discovered a baseball-sized cluster bomb left over from the US-Vietnam war and played with it as if it were a toy. weiterlesen >>>


AR dedicates rice mill to villagers of Oksu (INDIA)

(06.06.2006)

Arms recovered: Troops of 37th Assam Rifles recovered a cache of arms and ammunition from a hide-out in Chalong on June 5.  weiterlesen >>>


SRI LANKA Tigers say 5 killed by mine ahead of talks

(06.06.2006)

COLOMBO, June 7 (Reuters) - Sri Lanka's Tamil Tiger rebels accused the government of killing five civilians in a landmine blast in the island's east on Wednesday, the day before talks in Norway, but the military denied the charge. weiterlesen >>>


US assists mine-clearing efforts in northern ALBANIA

(06.06.2006)

Mines and unexploded ordnance left over from the Balkan conflicts of the 1990s still pose a threat in border regions of Albania, affecting livelihoods and development. The United States and other Western countries are helping the government tackle the problem. weiterlesen >>>


Sechs Tote in Karachi bei Unruhen nach Anschlag auf Schiiten (Pakistan)

(01.06.2006)

Bei Unruhen nach einem Selbstmordanschlag auf Schiiten in der pakistanischen Hafenstadt Karachi sind mindestens sechs Menschen getötet worden.  weiterlesen >>>


Sayyaf using landmines, says Southcom chief

(01.06.2006)

The Armed Forces's Southern Command disclosed that the Abu Sayyaf group has resorted to land mines to delay the movement of pursuing government troops. weiterlesen >>>


Boy, 12, Killed By Cluster Bomb in Vietnam

(01.06.2006)

Quang Binh Province, Vietnam- A boy has lost his life after discovering a piece of unexploded ordnance in Central Vietnam.  weiterlesen >>>


Four CRPF personnel killed in land-mine blast

(01.06.2006)

Four CRPF personnel were killed and 16 policemen injured in two landmine blasts in Dantewada district of Chattisgarh on Wednesday and an Air Force helicopter has been rushed for rescue operation.  weiterlesen >>>


Demining suspended following bomb attack on deminers

(01.06.2006)

All demining work stopped in southern and western Afghanistan following an insurgent bomb attack, which killed two and injured five deminers on the Kandahar-Herat highway on Wednesday, mine clearance agencies confirmed to IRIN.  weiterlesen >>>


Bodies of Army martyrs arrive

(01.06.2006)

The mortal remains of Naik Haulal Thuam, Ukhrul and Sepoy Sochipem, Churachandpur were received today at Tulihal Airport with full military honours.  weiterlesen >>>


US soldiers find large weapons cache in Iraq (Iraq)

(31.05.2006)

US soldiers found a large weapons cache including rockets, land mines, mortar systems hidden under bags of wheat on a truck north-west of Baghdad, the military said today.  weiterlesen >>>


Canada urgently buys armoured cars for Afghan base (Afghanistan)

(31.05.2006)

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada said on Wednesday it was urgently buying 25 more South African armoured patrol vehicles for its military mission in Afghanistan, a move that came shortly after Ottawa pulled its new German-made armored jeeps from the front line. weiterlesen >>>


Landmine kills Children in NW Pakistan; Two Die by Sui Blast (Pakistan)

(31.05.2006)

KHAR: A land mine exploded in a village in Inayat Qala, a village about 10 kilometres north of Khar Bajaur Agency, killing three young girls who were playing in a field, an official said.  weiterlesen >>>


Three siblings killed by Vietnam War era shell

(31.05.2006)

Three Vietnamese children from the same family were killed when a war-era shell they were playing with exploded, an official said Thursday. weiterlesen >>>


OSCE chief proposes replacement of Russia peacekeepers (Moldova)

(31.05.2006)

At present, 1,500 Russian troops stay in the Dniester region guarding the ammunition depots from Soviet times, at which 19,000 tonnes of ammunition are kept, mostly artillery shells, mines and grenades, a major proportion of which are old and subject to scrapping.  weiterlesen >>>


Opposition Hails Technical Solution For Electoral Registration (Angola)

(30.05.2006)

The authors of the system acknowledge that during the registration process they might face some constraints, due to difficulties to identify many national citizens, the Angolan refugees in neighbouring countries, ways of writing national names, logistical assistance for the brigades, problems of movement, having into account the bad state of the roads, due to the existence of land mines.  weiterlesen >>>


Landmine Blasts Kill Four in Pakistan (Pakistan)

(30.05.2006)

Quoting sources, the Daily Times, a local newspaper, reported on Wednesday that blasts occurred in Habib Rai, Putikh and Jodi areas. weiterlesen >>>


Westen soll "Karen-Aufstand" unterstützen (Burma)

(30.05.2006)

Zehntausende Karenni sind nach einer Militäroffensive im Osten des Landes auf der Flucht. Die Organisation "Helfen ohne Grenzen" berichtete von einem regelrechten "Völkermord": "Dörfer werden geplündert und niedergebrannt, Frauen vergewaltigt, Männer gefoltert und zu Tode geprügelt oder zu Zwangsträgern und damit zu lebenden Minendetektoren verurteilt. Sie müssen dann dem Tross voranlaufen und riskieren, von den wahllos gelegten Minen getötet oder verstümmelt zu werden". Über 14.000 Vertriebene versteckten sich derzeit im Dschungel entlang der Grenze zu Thailand. weiterlesen >>>


Salwa Judum campaign must be stopped, say activists (India)

(30.05.2006)

'The killings had increased, on both sides. The Maoists were laying land mines and blasting bombs at citizens alleged to be supporters of Salwa Judum. On the other hand, tribals alleged to be sympathetic to the Maoists were having their homes burnt and their throats cut,' says a study by an independent citizens initiative. 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 >>>