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Minenopfer: Zwei, die mit Prothese leben

(21.03.2014)

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


TV-Beitrag: Besuch des norwegischen Königspaar in Vietnam

(21.03.2014)

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


Oman bestätigt Beitritt zum Verbot von Antipersonenminen

(19.03.2014)

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


Philippinien: Kompensation für Minenopfer

(18.03.2014)

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


Niederländische Banken nehmen Abstand von Streumunition-Investor

(18.03.2014)

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


Russland/Ukraine: Berichte über den Einsatz von Landminen

(10.03.2014)

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


Philippinen: Zwölf Tote bei Angriff von Aufständischen

(10.03.2014)

Bei Gefechten zwischen kommunistischen Rebellen und Sicherheitskräften sind auf den Philippinen mindestens zwölf Menschen getötet worden. weiterlesen >>>


Russland/Ukraine: Angeblich Minen verlegt

(09.03.2014)

Laut einem unbestätigten Zeitungsbericht, haben prorussische Kräfte damit begonnen, den Übergang zur Halbinsel zu verminen.  weiterlesen >>>


Landmine found in McKinney backyard (USA)

(15.05.2006)

A landmine found in a McKinney family's backyard sent bomb detection crews to the home Monday night. The crew continued working into the night on disposing the landmine safely in the 1100 block of Westmoreland.  weiterlesen >>>


War debris treaty to come into force in November (Switzerland)

(15.05.2006)

GENEVA (Reuters) - A global treaty aimed at cleaning up unexploded munitions -- which kill and maim civilians, aid workers and peacekeepers long after wars end -- will come into force in November, officials said on Tuesday. weiterlesen >>>


Explosive experts move mortar bomb to safety (KUWAIT)

(15.05.2006)

KUWAIT CITY: Explosive experts recently rushed to a location in Al-Bida'a and moved to safety a mortar bomb which was discovered by a resident in the area, reports Al-Anba daily.  weiterlesen >>>


KTEN EXCLUSIVE: Local Marine Killed in Iraq (USA)

(15.05.2006)

A local marine serving in Iraq has died. He was a US Marine from Marietta, Oklahoma. The family was notified early Sunday morning that their son was killed when his Hum-vee struck a landmine. KTEN was granted the only interview with the Love County family today...a family trying to cope with their loss.  weiterlesen >>>


Tories want to extend Afghan mission to 2009 (CANADA)

(15.05.2006)

On the day two Canadian soldiers in Afghanistan were wounded in a roadside bomb, there is word the Conservative government is planning to extend Canada's mission in the country by two years. "The Conservative cabinet has been talking about extending the mission until February 2009," said CTV's Ottawa bureau chief Robert Fife.  weiterlesen >>>


Sans legs, New Zealander conquers Mt Everest (NEPAL)

(15.05.2006)

Wellington: A New Zealand man whose legs were severed below the knees after suffering frostbite more than two decades ago became the first double amputee to reach the summit of the world's tallest mountain. He has been spurred on by the fact the expedition is expected to raise several hundred thousand dollars for a Cambodian centre that provides rehabilitation for landmine amputees, polio victims and others. weiterlesen >>>


SRI LANKA rebel leader says Tigers are ready for resumption of war

(15.05.2006)

One person was killed and two policemen were injured Tuesday in two anti-personnel mine blasts intended for a Sri Lankan army convoy, the military said. COLOMBO, Sri Lanka -- A senior Tamil Tiger rebel leader said Tuesday that surging violence in Sri Lanka has turned into a "low-intensity war," and his guerrillas are ready if the nation plunges back into full-scale civil war. weiterlesen >>>


Lebanese Foreign Minister: UN draft resolution over Lebanon and Syria should condemn Israeli aggressions (LEBANON)

(15.05.2006)

Lebanese Foreign Minister Fawzi Salukh said the new UN draft resolution over Lebanon and Syria should condemn Israeli violations, its continued occupation of Lebanese territories, its detention of Lebanese citizens as hostages, and not cooperating with the United Nations in handing over the maps of the mines the Israeli occupation planted in Lebanon.  weiterlesen >>>


Palästinensischer Waffenschmuggel über den Seeweg leichter als über Land (ÄGYPTEN / ISRAEL)

(15.05.2006)

Zum zweiten Mal innerhalb von zwei Wochen hatte die Marine am Sonntag vor dem Gazastreifen ein palästinensisches Schmuggelschiff gestoppt. An Bord befanden sich unter anderem 450 Kilogramm Sprengstoff. Neben dem TNT hatte es Teile von Minen geladen. weiterlesen >>>


Terrorists Kill Iraqi Civilians; Coalition Kills, Detains More Terrorists (IRAQ)

(15.05.2006)

WASHINGTON, May 14, 2006 ' Terrorists killed 14 Iraqi citizens and injured at least six others in an attack today in western Baghdad. In other news, coalition forces raided a terrorist safe haven near Julaybah yesterday, killing three terrorists and detaining four suspects, officials in Iraq reported today. weiterlesen >>>


INDIA rebels attack wedding group

(15.05.2006)

BOMBAY, May 16 (UPI) -- Twelve wedding party guests were killed Tuesday in central India when their van exploded as it hit a landmine allegedly planted by local Maoist rebels.  weiterlesen >>>


Three electricity towers blown up in Mastong (PAKISTAN)

(14.05.2006)

Security personnel defused seven landmines and 2 rocket launchers planted near by road while recovered seven Kilograms explosive materials in Kot Habib, area of Dera Bugti. weiterlesen >>>


Covering chaos : Journalists struggle to work effectively amidst fighting in MOGADISHU

(14.05.2006)

During the latest fighting by the warring groups in the capital, a landmine was buried on the road leading to the headquarters of NUSOJ. It was removed before anyone could be injured. weiterlesen >>>


Terror toll: 15 children in 10 days (TURKEY)

(14.05.2006)

Before the pain aroused when 11 schoolchildren were injured by a terrorist ambush two weeks ago had a chance to ease, another bomb attack allegedly carried out by the terrorist Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) one day before Mother's Day claimed four more children, giving more sorrow to mothers and bringing unavoidable questions as to whether defenseless children are becoming primary targets of terror.  weiterlesen >>>


Arms cache recovered in Paktika (AFGHANISTAN)

(14.05.2006)

KABUL, May 14: Coalition forces and Afghan National Army (ANA) Sunday claimed recovering weapons cache in Urgon district of the southeastern Paktika province. weiterlesen >>>


Refugees brave mines, malaria to flee MYANMAR junta

(14.05.2006)

NEAR THE SALWEEN RIVER, Myanmar (Reuters) - Ta Kler Too was two weeks old when he had to go through his first minefield. weiterlesen >>>


Landmine blast near Indo-Pak border in J&K (INDIA)

(14.05.2006)

JAMMU: A landmine blast, on Monday, left one person injured near the Indo-Pak border in Akhnoor, 35km from here, official sources said.  weiterlesen >>>


NEPAL's hidden tragedy: Children caught in the conflict

(14.05.2006)

Caught in the violence that has plagued the country for over 10 years, Nepal's children have become the often-overlooked victims of the ongoing strife, their plight exacerbated by poverty and abuse. Schools in conflict-affected areas have been used for political meetings and enforced indoctrination sessions, have been bombed or attacked, and some have been turned into barracks.  weiterlesen >>>


Militant base destroyed in CHECHNYA

(14.05.2006)

A hand anti-tank grenade launcher, a landmine and hand grenades were seized during the detention. MOSCOW. May 15 (Interfax-AVN) - A militant base has been destroyed in Chechnya's Vedeno district, the Regional Operations Headquarters' press center told Interfax on Monday.  weiterlesen >>>


Four persons injured in mine blast in Samba (INDIA)

(13.05.2006)

Four persons were injured when a landmine exploded in a field of a villager in border area of Samba sector on Saturday, police source said in Jammu.  weiterlesen >>>


Explosion kills two children, wounds another in Pakistani tribal agency (PAKISTAN)

(13.05.2006)

ISLAMABAD, May 13 (KUNA) -- Two minors were killed and another critically wounded Saturday in a landmine explosion in Pakistani tribal agency of Bajaur, bordering Afghanistan, said security officials. weiterlesen >>>


Navy seizes explosives off Gaza shore (EGYPT / ISRAEL)

(13.05.2006)

Navy ship intercepts boat carrying explosives trying to make its way from Egyptian territorial waters to Gaza Strip; 8 sacks containing explosives retrieved from under water. Navy divers retreated eight bags full of explosives and landmines soon after the arrest. weiterlesen >>>


Ethiopian police launch manhunt for blast suspects (ETHIOPIA)

(13.05.2006)

Addis Ababa had been hit by at least 11 explosions, some attributed to grenades, others to landmines, since January, including five in one day in March that killed one person on a bus and wounded 15. weiterlesen >>>


Afghan police battle Taliban, at least five dead (AFGHANISTAN)

(13.05.2006)

In a separate incident, six people -- three of them policemen -- were wounded in the northern province of Baghlan in a roadside blast. Police said they were trying to clear a landmine found beside a road when a second went off.  weiterlesen >>>


PAKISTAN arrests 22 over police school blasts

(13.05.2006)

QUETTA, Pakistan, May 13, 2006 (AFP) - Twenty-two people have been arrested over the landmine blasts that killed six at a police training school in southwestern Pakistan this week, a senior officer said Saturday.  weiterlesen >>>


INDIA : 2 govt officials injured in naxalite blast

(12.05.2006)

Jagdalpur, May 13 (UNI) Two government officials were injured in a landmine blast triggered by naxalites at Bijapur Gangalur road in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district, police said today. weiterlesen >>>


Honour peacekeepers with sale (CANADA)

(12.05.2006)

Host a yard or garage sale to honour Canadian peacekeepers. Clear out the basement, clear landmines and get a tax receipt.  weiterlesen >>>


4 Turkish soldiers killed in clash with PKK (TURKEY)

(12.05.2006)

The clash erupted around Kupeli Mountain of the Kurdish-dominated Sirnak province on Friday, one day after a soldier was killed after stepping on a landmine planted by the PKK near border with Iraq.  weiterlesen >>>


Miscreant abduct 7-member of Missuri Tribe in Dera Bugti (PAKISTAN)

(12.05.2006)

QUETTA: Unknown armed men kidnapped seven members of a Missouri Tribe at gun point in Dera Bugti while security forces have recovered two rocket and a anti-tank landmine in Sangsila area of Dera Bugti Saturday, official said.  weiterlesen >>>


Congregation forced to debate investments (ENGLAND)

(12.05.2006)

OUSU President Emma Norris and the SRI Campaign Co-Chair Richard Ollerhead have criticised the Charter for not protecting against companies which bring about human rights abuses. weiterlesen >>>


Two landmines recovered (INDIA)

(12.05.2006)

VISAKHAPATNAM: A police party, which was conducting combing operations on Friday, recovered two landmines laid on the pathway at Kampamanupakalu village of GK Veedhi mandal.  weiterlesen >>>


Pakistan detains dozens after blasts (Pakistan)

(11.05.2006)

Pakistan detained about 30 suspects in raids after a series of landmine blasts in the country's troubled southwest killed six policemen, officials said. weiterlesen >>>


Headless body found near border (Pakistan)

(11.05.2006)

Additional, two children were seriously wounded in a land mine blast in the Bajaur agency on Wednesday night. They have been taken to hospital for treatment. weiterlesen >>>


Angola ist für die Elite eine Goldgrube (Angola)

(11.05.2006)

Nur wenige profitieren von den Bodenschätzen des südwestafrikanischen Staats / Defizite bei der Demokratie-Entwicklung beklagt. weiterlesen >>>


Jordan TV Broadcasts Confessions of Hamas Members (Jordan)

(11.05.2006)

Amman (Petra) -- The Jordanian TV on Thursday broadcasted clips of weapons which members of Hamas Movement smuggled and stored in Jordan, including dozens of hand grenades, some Iranian-made katyusha rockets, land mines, bombs and explosives. weiterlesen >>>


Chhattisgarh to intensify war on Maoists (India)

(11.05.2006)

Indian officials admit that Maoists enjoy sway over thousands of sq km in the Abujhmarh forest in Bastar, where the rebels have planted landmines and policeman dare not enter the zone. weiterlesen >>>


UNMEE press briefing notes 11 May 2006 (Ethiopia)

(11.05.2006)

Mine Action Humanitarian demining continues in the TSZ and Adjacent Areas. Bangladesh Deminers cleared approximately 12,775 Sq m along the Shilalo - Mukuti- Grat Mariam road. MECHEM and Kenyan deminers cleared 19492 Sq m in the Badme area. weiterlesen >>>


Anschlag auf pakistanische Anti-Terror-Polizei (Pakistan)

(11.05.2006)

Singapur - Bei Bombenanschlägen sind in der pakistanischen Stadt Quetta mindestens sechs Polizisten getötet worden. Ein Dutzend Sicherheitskräfte wurden außerdem verletzt, als die fünf Sprengsätze auf dem Gelände der Polizeiakademie in einem Vorort der Hauptstadt der Provinz Belutschistan explodierten. Die Bomben waren auf dem Schießstand des Ausbildungszentrums plaziert. Sie gingen hoch, als gerade eine Antiterroreinheit trainiert wurde, so ein Polizeisprecher der Provinz. Die Sprengsätze waren offenbar selbstgebaut, so die Polizei. Sie könnten ferngesteuert gezündet worden sein. Auch Explosionen von Landminen wollten die Sicherheitskräfte nicht ausschließen.  weiterlesen >>>


Major weapons cache discovered in Iraq (Iraq)

(11.05.2006)

Iraqi national police and American soldiers from the 3rd battalion, 67th Armor Regiment, searched a house in New Baghdad and discovered 142 land mines: weiterlesen >>>


Fußballverrückte Angolaner (Angola)

(11.05.2006)

Das Spiel der Einbeinigen weiterlesen >>>


Warning against mines (Armenia)

(10.05.2006)

Mines "remind" about themselves from time to time, especially at the borderline areas. An incident has been reported near village Khachik of Vayots Zor. According to the source, a village resident's leg was cut by 1/3 on May 7 from a mine explosion. Reports say that the resident's leg is amputated at Yegheghnadzor hospital.  weiterlesen >>>


Army seeks sources for airborne sensor development (USA)

(10.05.2006)

The US Army Research, Development and Engineering Command's night vision and electronic sensors directorate has issued a request for sources for a multispectral visible to near-infrared to short-wave-infrared airborne sensor. The multispectral, reflection-band, imaging brassboard sensor will be used to detect surface and buried landmines from a class III unmanned airborne vehicle flying at an airspeed of 85 knots.  weiterlesen >>>


Arms, ammunition seized in Nimroz (Afghanistan)

(10.05.2006)

ZARANJ: Security officials claimed Tuesday seizing cache of arms in Kung district of the southwestern Nimroz province. weiterlesen >>>


Two Pak infiltrators and a teacher among 6 killed in JAMMU and KASHMIR (Kashmir)

(10.05.2006)

A woman Hamida Begum was wounded in a landmine blast at Hathlanga in Baramulla. She was hospitalised. weiterlesen >>>


White Nile starts seismic tests in South Sudan (Sudan)

(10.05.2006)

White Nile is also spending $2m on clearing land mines and other explosives, left by both sides in Sudan's conflict, from the area. weiterlesen >>>


Flashpoint farmland (Lebanon)

(10.05.2006)

Hizbullah wants Israel to supply maps showing where it planted landmines in southern Lebanon.  weiterlesen >>>


Angola/Bie: INAD demines 30,000 square metres (Angola)

(10.05.2006)

Kuito- At least 30,000 square metres of land-mined field were demined, during the first quarter of this year, at Belo Horizonte commune, Kunhinga District, by the National Institute of Demining (INAD), an official source has announced.  weiterlesen >>>


Ausstellung im Rathaus über Michael Gartenschläger

(10.05.2006)

Leben und Sterben zwischen Deutschland und Deutschland weiterlesen >>>


Handgranaten und Panzerfaust gefunden

(10.05.2006)

BIBERACH - Bei Belagsarbeiten auf dem Festgelände des Biberacher Gigelbergs wurde am Mittwoch Munition aus dem Zweiten Weltkrieg freigelegt. Zur Bergung der unberechenbaren Gegenstände kam der Kampfmittelbeseitigungsdienst zum Einsatz. weiterlesen >>>


Three policemen shot dead - Soldier killed in shootout (Kashmir)

(10.05.2006)

Srinagar, May 11 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, two policemen were shot dead in Soura area of Srinagar, this morning, as another was similarly killed in Kulgam area of Islamabad district.  weiterlesen >>>


Land mine kills five (Cambodia)

(10.05.2006)

A land mine killed five Cambodian soldiers and maimed another as they tried to remove it from an area being developed to build a casino. weiterlesen >>>


AAA to Armenia in demining work (Armenia)

(10.05.2006)

YEREVAN, Armenian Assembly of America (AAA) intends to render assistance in mine-clearance in Armenia. With this end in view, the AAA initiates an action to raise $100,000 to purchase sniffer dogs to be involved in US Department of State's mine-clearance program in Armenia.  weiterlesen >>>


Building peace in Sri Lanka (Sri Lanka)

(10.05.2006)

Living in the shadow of the conflict limited parents' ability to provide for their families' needs. Landmines in roads and fields impeded agricultural and trade activities. Canals which had provided much needed irrigation could no longer be cleaned because of the risks of landmines, shootings and kidnappings.  weiterlesen >>>


Mine injures 2 near Jordan border (Israel)

(10.05.2006)

During army groundwork near Israel-Jordan border bulldozer hits landmine; civilian who drove tractor sustains light wounds, army NCO moderately injured weiterlesen >>>


Six Pakistani police commandos killed in landmine blast (Pakistan)

(10.05.2006)

At least six Pakistani police commandos were killed and seven others injured when landmines exploded in their training area in southwestern Balochistan province on Thursday, the provincial police chief said.  weiterlesen >>>


Soldiers get limbs (Uganda)

(10.05.2006)

FIFTEEN Mubende soldiers yesterday received prosthetic hands at Mulago hospital under the Give Hope, Give Hand a Rotary initiative, reports Juliet Waiswa.  weiterlesen >>>


Let my people come! (Burma)

(10.05.2006)

War has raged in Burma for a half century. The central government has long sought to exert its control over several disparate ethnic groups; fighting has been particularly brutal under the long-lived junta in Rangoon.  weiterlesen >>>


Burundi: A general community Survey as a contribution to the peace process (Burundi)

(10.05.2006)

After completion of the general community survey implementation is envisaged of a national rapid response capacity in conjunction with community liaison in order to clear mines and explosive remnants of war for the benefit of the affected population.  weiterlesen >>>


Sechs Tote bei mutmaßlichem Bombenanschlag in Pakistan (Pakistan)

(10.05.2006)

Quetta (Reuters) - Bei einem mutmaßlichen Bombenanschlag in einer pakistanischen Polizeischule sind am Donnerstag mindestens sechs Polizisten getötet und 13 weitere verletzt worden. weiterlesen >>>


Transmission line tower blown up (Pakistan)

(10.05.2006)

According to officials, armed men belonging to the Mandwani Bugtis opened fire on a convoy of Kalpar tribesmen, which was on its way to Sui. The vehicle of the Kalpars overturned after running over a landmine, killing four people. weiterlesen >>>


Iraqi aids in insurgent capture (Iraq)

(10.05.2006)

As the Iraqi prime minister enters the final stages in efforts to form a national unity government, progress also continues in developing the Iraqi security forces and providing care for the people.  weiterlesen >>>


Slavery persists for 12 million worldwide

(10.05.2006)

In Myanmar, an unknown number of people have been forcibly enrolled by the military junta to build roads, army camps or landmine clearance. weiterlesen >>>


Association of Mine Victims established in Azerbaijan (Azerbaijan)

(09.05.2006)

Association of Mine Victims was established in Azerbaijan, reportedly said Umud Mirzoyev, president of International Press Fund Eurasia. weiterlesen >>>


Hand Surgeons Aid Injured Soldiers in Recovery

(09.05.2006)

ROSEMONT, Ill. - Doctors who are members of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) continue to treat severe injuries to hands, arms and shoulders sustained from combat in the Middle East.  weiterlesen >>>


Endangered animals find dangerous DMZ home (North-South-Korea)

(09.05.2006)

Within earshot of a truckload of South Korean soldiers, a family of wild boars approaches a military base looking for an afternoon snack. Just down the road, water deer dash into a forest dotted with mines. weiterlesen >>>


Ratten auf Minensuche

(09.05.2006)

Ratten im Einsatz bei der Minensuche? Es hört sich absolut verrückt an, doch Forscher in Tansania trainieren Ratten für das Aufspüren von Landminen. Den Ratten kommt dabei ihr außergewöhnlicher Geruchssinn zugute. weiterlesen >>>


Bunkers and barriers on Sri Lanka's front line (Sri Lanka)

(09.05.2006)

SAMPUR, Sri Lanka - A smiling Sri Lankan army soldier lifts a thin metal barrier and you head toward Tamil Tiger rebel territory.  weiterlesen >>>


Mine blast kills 5 soldiers in Cambodia (Cambodia)

(09.05.2006)

A land mine killed five Cambodian soldiers and maimed another as they tried to remove it from an area being developed to build a casino, an official said Wednesday. weiterlesen >>>


NCUB denounces Burma junta over attacks on Karen civilians (Burma)

(09.05.2006)

In a statement issued today, the exiled National Council of the Union of Burma (NCUB) denounced the ruling military government, the State Peace and Development Council (SPDC) over the murderous offensives against innocent civilians in Taungoo, Nyaunglebin, Papun and Thaton Districts in eastern Burma.  weiterlesen >>>


IRAQ: Lack of funding is a major obstacle to humanitarian work, says NGO report (Iraq)

(09.05.2006)

BAGHDAD, (IRIN) - The findings of a recent survey conducted by a group of non-governmental organisations, under the aegis of the NGO Coordination Committee in Iraq (NCCI), cite a lack of funding as a major obstacle for humanitarian projects in Iraq. weiterlesen >>>


Israeli navy intercepts TNT on way to Gaza (Israel)

(09.05.2006)

ASHDOD, Israel (UPI) -- An Israeli navy vessel reportedly intercepted a boatload of TNT, stopping an attempt to smuggle the explosive from Egypt to Gaza. weiterlesen >>>


Nations to send aid to Mideast (Palestina)

(09.05.2006)

In reversal, U.S. agrees to back effort to help Palestinians in Gaza, West Bank  weiterlesen >>>


Afghan leaders in St. Louis for education on disabilities (Afghanistan)

(09.05.2006)

ST. LOUIS - Visitors from Afghanistan, some of them disabled, are here for two weeks at the invitation of Saint Louis University to learn to deal with a large number of disabilities in that country, many of them from land mines. weiterlesen >>>


Journalists Debate Children Health (Angola)

(09.05.2006)

Luanda- A group of 25 journalists from state and private media organs debate Tuesday, here, in the seminar under the motto "Reporting on children", matters related to children health in Angola, prevention of illness, education and society, as well as its importance on girls.  weiterlesen >>>


Refugees still pouring out of southern Sudan (Sudan)

(09.05.2006)

NAIROBI - Thousands of southern Sudanese are still pouring into refugee camps in Kenya, far outnumbering those who have returned home since a peace deal was signed last year, the United Nations said Tuesday. weiterlesen >>>


Thousands stranded as Army closes A9 (Sri Lanka)

(09.05.2006)

Over 5,000 people, commuting between the North and South, were stranded at Omanthai and Maharani since midnight on Sunday (May 7), following the unannounced closure of the A-9 highway by the Army, sources in the North said yesterday (May 8). This closure was followed by a curfew imposed by the police in the Jaffna town commencing Sunday midnight. weiterlesen >>>


Informant's Tip Leads to Cache and Insurgent (Iraq)

(09.05.2006)

TIKRIT, Iraq - Soldiers from 2nd Brigade, 4th Iraqi Army and 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, discovered a cache west of Bayji May 7 based on information from an informant. weiterlesen >>>


Otsego soldier injured in Iraq (Iraq)

(09.05.2006)

It's sounds somewhat like the plot of an action adventure movie: American soldiers on patrol. Terrorists with explosives. An exchange of gunfire that leaves two terrorists dead and an American soldier seriously wounded. weiterlesen >>>


Military expects bloodier NPA attack (Philippines)

(08.05.2006)

The military is anticipating a "bloodier attack" from the New People's Army in Negros.  weiterlesen >>>


Large SLA troop movements towards Nagarkovil FDL (Sri Lanka)

(08.05.2006)

Hundreds of Sri Lanka Army (SLA) troops are moving towards Forward Defense Lines (FDLs) in Nagarkovil in Vadamaradchy east, and surrounding villages of Manatkaadu and Kudathanai, in vehicle convoys from Palaly Military base continuously from 12.00 midnight till 12 noon Monday, at nearly 15 minute interval, sources from Jaffna said.  weiterlesen >>>


ZIMBABWE : Army embarks on de-mining exercise (Zimbabwe)

(08.05.2006)

Johannesburg (AND) The Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA) has says it has embarked on a fresh exercise to clear landmines from parts of the country's eastern border with Mozambique.  weiterlesen >>>


Landmine blasts kill three in SW Pakistan (Pakistan)

(08.05.2006)

QUETTA: Three people were killed and seven others wounded in three landmine blasts in Dera Bugti and Sibi on Sunday, officials said.  weiterlesen >>>


BNP briefs EU lawmakers on Balochistan situation (Pakistan)

(08.05.2006)

BRUSSELS: Balochistan National Party secretary-general Sanaullah Baloch on Wednesday briefed European Union lawmakers on Pakistan army operations in his province, saying Islamabad must be told to immediately stop the "violation of human rights of the Baloch people." Mr Baloch told Dawn he had also informed several members of the European Parliament of the alleged use of landmines by the Pakistan military and paramilitary forces.  weiterlesen >>>


Khowai police unearth landmines (India)

(08.05.2006)

Agartala: Policemen of Champahaor police station under Khowai subdivision recovered five landmines and three improvised self-loading rifles (SLRs) last night. The arms were hidden by rebels for possible attacks on security forces and civilians.  weiterlesen >>>


Policeman killed in mine blast hear border (Pakistan)

(08.05.2006)

PESHAWAR: A landmine blast killed a policeman yesterday in a remote Pakistani tribal area bordering Afghanistan, officials said. weiterlesen >>>


Five militants killed in central India gun battle (India)

(08.05.2006)

NEW DELH I, May 9 (Xinhua) -- Five militants were killed in an overnight gun battle with the police force in central India's Chhattisgarh, Indo-Asian News Service reported Tuesday. The police also discovered eight landmines and two pressure bombs from the encounter site. weiterlesen >>>


Die Mission des Aki Ra (Kambodscha)

(08.05.2006)

In Kambodscha werden monatlich noch immer dutzende Menschen durch Landminen verstümmelt oder getötet  weiterlesen >>>


Khasadar force man die in landmine explosion (Pakistan)

(08.05.2006)

BAJAUR: A Khasadar force personal was killed and another sustained serious injuries in a landmine explosion here Monday. As per details, the Khasadar force man was accidentally stepped on a mine, laid by suspected Taliban militants, in Inayat Kili area of the agency, as a result, he was died on the spot while another was wounded .  weiterlesen >>>


Indefinite hartal, curfew paralyse Jaffna (Sri Lanka)

(08.05.2006)

An indefinite hartal called by the LTTE's front organisations, and a 16-hour curfew imposed by the district authorities brought life to a standstill in Jaffna on Monday. weiterlesen >>>


Al-Qaida Video Purports To Show Attacks

(08.05.2006)

CAIRO, Egypt -- An alleged al-Qaida videotape broadcast Monday on Arab television purported to show roadside bomb attacks on U.S. and Afghan forces in a violent Afghan region bordering Pakistan. weiterlesen >>>


Sri Lanka Peace Secretariat pooh-poohs Anton Balasingham as an adventurist and immature Chief Negotiator (Sri Lanka)

(08.05.2006)

Civilian populated areas in the North and the East exposing Tamil civilians to extreme danger both in the face of the claymore mine and grenade explosions as well as in any cross-fire between the security forces and the LTTE operatives in the vicinity. weiterlesen >>>


Karen relief worker killed by landmine (Burma)

(08.05.2006)

Karen relief worker and camera man for the Free Burma Rangers Saw Mu was killed after stepping on a landmine in Muthraw district, Karen State last Thursday, according the group. In a statement released today, FBR -- a grassroots relief group operating in Karen State -- said the landmine that killed Saw Mu had been laid by the Burmese military.  weiterlesen >>>


Landmine dating to Iraq invasion injures shepherd in Wafra (Kuwait)

(07.05.2006)

KUWAIT: A Bangladeshi expatriate was transferred to the intensive care unit at Adan Hospital after he was seriously injured after a landmine exploded while he was herding cattle in Wafra. weiterlesen >>>


Taliban seek armour buster (Afghanistan)

(07.05.2006)

Frustrated by the inability to destroy Canadian fighting vehicles weiterlesen >>>


Anschläge, Tote, Unruhen (Irak)

(07.05.2006)

In Basra und Bagdad eskaliert erneut die Gewalt. Doch Attentate, ein Hubschrauberabsturz und Angriffe auf britische Soldaten lassen George W. Bush nicht am Krieg zweifelnAuch in Bagdad kamen nach einem Anschlag neun Menschen ums Leben. weiterlesen >>>


Loti gas Pipeline blasted in SW Pakistan (Pakistan)

(07.05.2006)

QUETTA: The situation in Dera Bugti and Kohlu districts continue to be explosive and the rocket attacks, laying of landmines and the gas pipelines have become daily routine. weiterlesen >>>


Veteran Hizb commander killed in Encounter, Says Police; In Custody, Alleges HM (Kashmir)

(07.05.2006)

Srinagar: Five persons including a prominent commander of Hizbul Mujahideen outfit, two released militants, and two civilians were killed in separate incidents across the state since Saturday evening. One person was injured in the meantime.  weiterlesen >>>


Rats trained for front-line role in landmine search (Colombia)

(07.05.2006)

COLOMBIA, awash with landmines as its civil conflict enters its 43rd year, is developing a new weapon to detect explosives: rats.  weiterlesen >>>


Karzai saddened by copter crash, killing of Italians (Afghanistan)

(07.05.2006)

KABUL- President Hamid Karzai has expressed shock over the helicopter crash in Kunar that resulted in the killing of 10 US soldiers. He also condemned the landmine explosion outside Kabul that killed two Italian peacekeepers and injured four others on Friday. weiterlesen >>>


Arakan Rohingya's appeal to UN Security Council to safeguard the Burmese civilians. (Burma)

(07.05.2006)

Arakan, Burma, 08 May: Arakan Rohingya National Organisation has appealed to the United Nations Security Council to take urgent action to stop attacks on civilians by the Burmese Army and provide 'human security' to the people of Burma.  weiterlesen >>>