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Schwerer Landminenunfall im Sudan

(19.02.2014)

Ein Landminenunfall in der Region Süd-Kordofan tötet mutmaßlich fünf Menschen und verletzt dreizehn zum Teil ernsthaft . Die UN bestätigt den Tod eines Freiwilligen im Einsatz für das sudanesische Rote Kreuz. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


USA: Minensuchgeräte weltweit im Einsatz

(16.02.2014)

Der US-amerkanische Technikhersteller Schonstedt stellt seine Minensuchgeräte bei den Vereinten Nationen in New York vor. Programmmamanger Bob Ebberson erklärt die Idee, ein kommerzielles Produkt in den Dienst der Hilfe für Menschen zu stellen. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Kambodscha: Zahl der Landminenopfer fällt

(16.02.2014)

Verstärkte Minenräumprogramme tragen dazu bei, dass die Zahl der Landminenopfer in Kambodscha fällt. Aber immer noch sterben landesweit 23 Menschen durch Landminenunfälle, 111 wurden dabei zum Teil ernsthaft verletzt. Mehr Opferhilfe ist nötig. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Besorgniserregender Einsatz von Streumunition im Südsudan

(13.02.2014)

Der UN Mine Action Service hat im Südsudan auf der Straße nach der Hauptstadt Juba nahe der Stadt Bor neue Kontamination durch Streumunition festgestellt. UN-Generalsekretär Ban Ki-Moon verurteilte den Einsatz von Streumunition im Südsudan in einer gestern veröffentlichten Stellungnahme. Die Cluster Munition Coalition CMC fordert eine sofortige Untersuchung dieses erneuten Einsatzes von Streumunition. weiterlesen >>>


Bad Homburger spenden für Minenräumung in Kroatien

(13.02.2014)

Unbeschwert leben, ohne Angst auf eine Mine zu treten - das ist im Norden Kroatiens leider immer noch nicht selbstverständlich. Die Einwohner von Dubrovnik dagegen können dies schon eine ganze Weile, ihre Gegend ist heute sicher. Als Dank spendete die Partnerstadt Bad Homburgs beim diesjährigen St.-Blasius-Tag nun 200.000 Kuna (etwa 26.000 Euro), um auch anderen Kroaten ein Leben ohne Minengefahr zu ermöglichen. weiterlesen >>>


Afghanistan: Schweden besucht Minenräumprojekt

(13.02.2014)

Schwedische Regierungsbeamte prüfen ein Räumprogramm der Danish Demining Group in Afghanistan. Nach Angaben der Gruppe sind bisher 4.000 Hektar Land als minensicher an die lokale Bevölkerung übergeben worden. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Südsudan: AktivistInnen fordern Aufklärung über Streubombeneinsatz

(13.02.2014)

Eine Koalition von Menschenrechtsorganisationen im Südsudan fordern eine unabhängige Untersuchung bezüglich der Vorwürfe, es seien in der Nähe von Juba Streubomben zum Einsatz gekommen. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Die Anti-Minen-Schuhsohle

(12.02.2014)

Ein kolumbianischer Designer entwickelt eine Schuhsohle, die auf Minen im Umkreis von zwei Metern aufmerksam machen soll. 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 >>>


U of A scientits join war against landmines (USA/ Canada)

(07.05.2006)

OTTAWA -- Researchers working for the Canadian and U.S. militaries, including some in Edmonton, are making progress in developing genetically modified plants that could help people avoid death and injury from landmines.  weiterlesen >>>


Landmine blasts kill three in Pakistan (Pakistan)

(07.05.2006)

At least three people were killed in separate incidents of landmine blasts in Pakistan's southwestern Balochistan province on Sunday, a government official said.  weiterlesen >>>


Hartsdale resident helps protect 19 million refugees

(07.05.2006)

Insurgents have planted land mines along the road from the Moyo refugee camp in Uganda to southern Sudan, where many of the camp's residents hope to return to their villages. weiterlesen >>>


Canadian soldiers face down bombs, suicide attacks in Afghanistan (Afghanistan)

(07.05.2006)

KANDAHAR AIR BASE: The soldiers saw a man in a vehicle move his hand towards something that looked like a switch. But as the Canadians prepared to open fire, he exploded his car bomb, one soldier remembers. "It was in the middle of Kandahar," capital of the province with the same name, said the soldier with the 12th Canadian Armoured Regiment.  weiterlesen >>>


Crash kills 10 troops (Afghanistan)

(06.05.2006)

Helicopter goes down near Pakistan border  weiterlesen >>>


Two Kashmiris surrender (Kashmir)

(06.05.2006)

Two top militants of pro-Pakistan Harkat-ul-Jehad-i-Islami (HuJI) outfit on Saturday surrendered with arms and ammunition before the security forces in Kishtwar tehsil of Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir, a senior police official said in Jammu.  weiterlesen >>>


Ghazni police chief escapes mine blast (Afghanistan)

(05.05.2006)

GHAZNI CITY: Police chief of the southern Ghazni province Friday escaped a mine blast while on way from the central capital Kabul to the province, officials said. weiterlesen >>>


Religious scholar among three killed in Helmand (Afghanistan)

(05.05.2006)

LASHKARGAH- A religious scholar and close relative of a former provincial governor and member of the Wolesi Jirga (lower house of parliament) was killed along two others in a landmine explosion in the southern Helmand province on Friday. weiterlesen >>>


Sri Lanka: Still haunted by demons (Sri Lanka)

(05.05.2006)

Violence has begun to shake this island once more and there's an air of impending disaster. The Tamil Tigers deny they're behind a recent series of suicide bomb attacks, but that's long been their calling card The guide books say the beach at Uppuveli is the finest on Sri Lanka's east coast. The setting is the stuff of tropical island paradise, a curve of white sand with palm trees and emerald water. weiterlesen >>>


Lanka troops attack Tamil Tiger targets (Sri Lanka)

(05.05.2006)

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka's navy and air force hit Tamil Tiger targets on land and sea in the island's northwest yesterday, officials said, while a policeman died in a fragmentation mine attack, further straining a battered 2002 ceasefire. weiterlesen >>>


Landmines Remain a Threat (South Asia)

(05.05.2006)

The landmine crisis is one of the most urgent and critical crises facing South Asia today. Landmines continue to jeopardise the security of the people in the region because it has paralyzed the countries. And the most disturbing fact is that majority of landmine victims are civilians and women. weiterlesen >>>


Local authorities investing over £700m in arms trade

(05.05.2006)

Almost all local authorities in Britain hold investments in the world's largest weapons companies, according to figures released under the Freedom of Information Act. weiterlesen >>>


Controversial mayor protests attack on schoolbus (Turkey)

(05.05.2006)

No matter what your political perspective is, attacks against children should be condemned, said controversial Diyarbakir Mayor Osman Baydemir, who on Friday spoke out against the mine blast in Hakkari targeting a service bus full of children.  weiterlesen >>>


LTTE chief snubs Japanese envoy (Sri Lanka)

(05.05.2006)

The top leader of Sri Lanka's Tamil Tiger rebels is reported to have turned down a request to meet a Japanese envoy who arrived in the country to try to end spiralling violence that has pushed it back towards civil war.  weiterlesen >>>


Aussie soldier wounded in AFGHANISTAN (Afghanistan)

(04.05.2006)

An Australian special forces trooper has been wounded in action in Afghanistan. weiterlesen >>>


U.S. helping to coordinate mine-clearing operation in Colombia

(04.05.2006)

Representatives from Brazil, Honduras monitoring work  weiterlesen >>>


CHP goes to Council of State to stop mine tenders (Turkey)

(04.05.2006)

The main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) took the matter of the government's mine clearance tender decision in the southeast to court yesterday. weiterlesen >>>


Clearing Landmines (NEPAL)

(04.05.2006)

AMERA Arega walked gingerly across the cracked earth along the tense border between Ethiopia and Eritrea, searching for unexploded land mines - a legacy of conflicts that have ravaged the Horn of Africa for the past 70 years.  weiterlesen >>>


Lodhi jury sees 'jihad' tape (Australia)

(04.05.2006)

A videotape allegedly seized at the home of Sydney terror suspect Faheem Khalid Lodhi proclaims that "jihad is the best thing that man can ever volunteer to do". weiterlesen >>>


Govt, Maoists Urged to Address Rights Issues (NEPAL)

(04.05.2006)

Human Rights activist Padma Ratna Tuladhar, who was a mediator in talks between the government and the Maoist earlier, on Thursday said both the sides should first address human rights issues before sitting for a new round of talks. weiterlesen >>>


It was no secret that air raid shelters were so dangerous (Northern Ireland)

(04.05.2006)

I was more than surprised to read the article about the air raid shelters in Belfast (Belfast Telegraph, April 21). It was no secret to all our family living in Atlantic Avenue at the time of the Blitz, that all the shelters were in danger of collapse in a close blast! weiterlesen >>>


Spot the rogue (Iran)

(04.05.2006)

The countdown to a massive aerial bombing of Iran, possibly using bunker busting nuclear weapons, has begun.  weiterlesen >>>


Two injured as landmine hits passenger vehicle (AFGHANISTAN)

(04.05.2006)

KANDAHAR CITY, May 3 (Pajhwok Afghan News): Two civilians were wounded when their car hit a roadside landmine in the Mezan district of the southern Zabul province. weiterlesen >>>


Malkangiri in the grip of Maoist fear (INDIA)

(04.05.2006)

MALKANGIRI, May 4: People in Malkanagiri town and the suburban areas are panicking after 15 villagers were massacred by the outlawed ultras in Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh bordering Malkanagiri.  weiterlesen >>>


Early Warning (USA)

(04.05.2006)

Disassembling, and Talking, Nuclear Junk weiterlesen >>>


BAE under fire from shareholders over Airbus sell-off (UK)

(04.05.2006)

The sale of BAE Systems' 20 per cent stake in Airbus came under attack yesterday as shareholders in the UK defence manufacturer accused it of putting jobs and the future of Britain's civil aircraft industry at risk.  weiterlesen >>>


Villagers flee Burmese offensive (Burma)

(04.05.2006)

Burma Campaign UK UN SECURITY COUNCIL MUST ACT TO STOP ATTACKS ON CIVILIANS IN EASTERN BURMA weiterlesen >>>


Burma Army's atrocities of killing and displacing Karens condemned (Burma)

(04.05.2006)

Bangkok, 05 May, (Asiantribune.com): Eleven thousand people have been displaced in the latest actions of the by Burmese Army in the Western and Northern Karen state. weiterlesen >>>


Afghan, Coalition Forces Are Effective Counterterrorism Partners (Afghanistan)

(04.05.2006)

Durbin says attaining Afghan security self-sufficiency will take several years weiterlesen >>>


Red Cross Red Crescent Day pays tribute to volunteers

(04.05.2006)

Every year, the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement relies on its unique network of more than 90 million volunteers to provide vital assistance and support to over 275 million people worldwide.  weiterlesen >>>


Sri Lanka violence kills nine (Sri Lanka)

(04.05.2006)

Colombo, May 4: At least nine people, including two policemen, were killed today in separate clashes in northern Sri Lanka, where a landmine also exploded without causing any injuries, officials said.  weiterlesen >>>