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Minengefahr durch Hochwasser in Bosnien

(19.05.2014)

Bosnien-Herzegowina wird seit Tagen von Überschwemmungen heimgesucht. Eine fatale Folge der Fluten: Zehntausende Minen, die hier immer noch im Boden lauern, werden aus den markierten Gebieten weggeschwemmt, um an ungeahnten Stellen wieder aufzutauchen... weiterlesen >>>


Bosnien-Herzegowina / Balkan: Die Flut bringt den heimtückischen Minen-Tod

(19.05.2014)

Wo sind die Minen? Die Flutkatastrophe hat die tödlichen Waffen aus den Balkan-Kriegen nicht nur an die Oberfläche gespült, sondern auch auf einer großen Fläche verteilt. Auf die Experten wartet viel Arbeit, der Bevölkerung droht Gefahr. weiterlesen >>>


Bosnien-Herzegowina: Landminen durch Hochwasser freigespült

(19.05.2014)

Dutzende Menschen sind dem Hochwasser auf dem Balkan bereits zum Opfer gefallen. Nun droht eine neue Gefahr: Landminen aus dem Bürgerkrieg der neunziger Jahre werden freigeschwemmt. weiterlesen >>>


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

(18.05.2014)

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


Offene Türen bei Handicap International und Ärzte der Welt

(07.05.2014)

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


Vietnam: Nichtregierungsorganisationen fordern weitere Minenräumung in Quang Tri

(06.05.2014)

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


Kolumbien: Erstmals Minenfelder von zivilen Kräften geräumt

(30.04.2014)

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


Großbritannien: Unerkannte Mine diente jahrelang als Kinderspielzeug

(21.04.2014)

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


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 >>>


Zwölf Zivilisten bei Angriff im Westen Indiens getötet

(16.05.2006)

Delhi. DPA/SDA/baz. Bei einem Anschlag mutmasslicher maoistischer Rebellen im westindischen Bundesstaat Maharashtra sind am Dienstag mindestens zwölf Zivilisten getötet worden. Nach Angaben eines Polizeichefs waren sie zufällige Opfer. weiterlesen >>>


Afghan schoolgirls attacked, six wounded (AFGHANISTAN)

(16.05.2006)

MAZAR-I-SHARIF, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Suspected Taliban insurgents tossed a crude bomb into an Afghan girls' classroom, wounding a teacher and five students, a headmaster and police said on Tuesday. Taliban have launched numerous attacks on schools as part of an intensified insurgency that has produced some of the worst levels of violence since the end of Taliban rule in 2001. weiterlesen >>>


Taliban hunted after fierce battle (AFGHANISTAN)

(15.05.2006)

A French army engineer was killed during de-mining operations north of the Kabul airport, NATO's International Security Assistance Force said Monday. And two Canadian soldiers were wounded when their convoy hit a roadside bomb in Kandahar province, force spokesman Maj. Quentin Innis said.  weiterlesen >>>


Claymore explosion in Trinco injures SLA soldier (SRI LANKA)

(15.05.2006)

One soldier of the Sri Lanka Army (SLA) lost one of his legs in a claymore explosion that took place Tuesday morning around 8.30 a.m. in Puliyankulam area in Uppuveli Police division in Trincomalee district. This incident took place when a group of SLA soldiers were engaged in road clearing patrol, according to Uppuveli Police.  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 >>>