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Kolumbien: Tausende Läufer rennen für eine Welt ohne Minen

(16.04.2014)

In Kolumbien beteiligen sich 11.000 Menschen an Läufen, um gegen den Einsatz von Antipersonenminen zu protestieren und das Verbot zu unterstützen. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Sudan: Blindgänger verletzt drei Kinder

(16.04.2014)

In Nord-Dafur verletzen sich drei Kinder schwer, als sie eine nichtexplodierte Bombe am Straßenrand entdecken. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Tunesien: Landmine tötet einen Soldaten

(16.04.2014)

Laut dem tunesischen Verteidigungsministerium fährt ein Militärfahrzeug auf eine Landmine in der Bergregion Chaambi. Der Fahrer des Fahrzeuges stirbt und ein Soldat wird verletzt. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


»Ein Thema, das mich nicht losläßt«

(07.04.2014)

Sebastian Krumbiegel engagiert sich in Kampagne gegen Landminen. Bundesregierung soll Geschäfte mit heimtückischen Waffen stoppen. weiterlesen >>>


Vermintes Feld - Räumung von Landminen im Sudan

(05.04.2014)

Im Sudan arbeiten staatliche Behörden sowie lokale und internationale Organisationen daran, das Land von Landminen zu befreien. Bei noch immer andauernden Kämpfen - eine schier endlose Aufgabe. weiterlesen >>>


Internationaler Landminentag: Bein zeigen - und abrüsten

(04.04.2014)

Hilfsorganisationen erinnern an die Opfer von Landminen und Streubomben. Zugleich fordern sie mehr Engagement von Außenminister Steinmeier. Er soll sich international für die Abrüstung einsetzen und Investitionen in Streubomben gesetzlich verbieten.  weiterlesen >>>


Internationaler Landminentag: Schutz der Zivilbevölkerung gehört an die erste Stelle

(04.04.2014)

Die Internationale Kampagne für das Verbot von Streumunition fordert, besonders Zivilisten in bewaffneten Konflikten zu schützen, und ruft alle Staaten auf, dem Verbot von Streumunition beizutreten. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


4. April UN-Landminentag

(04.04.2014)

Sänger Sebastian Krumbiegel und Minenüberlebender aus Tadschikistan zeigten Bein vor dem Brandenburger Tor 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 >>>


ETHIOPIA, donors step up efforts to rid the country of land mines (Ethiopia)

(04.05.2006)

SHAMBKO, Ethiopia- Amere 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 >>>


IHK villagers losing limbs to land mines (Kashmir)

(04.05.2006)

Srinagar: In occupied Kashmir, Batara village near Uri is so richly endowed with natural beauty but its inhabitants are bestowed with endless sufferings.  weiterlesen >>>


Human rights denied in the South of SUDAN

(03.05.2006)

Landmines pose a threat to a large number of people. South Sudan includes sixteen million square meters of mined land. Both the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) and the SPLA have resisted marking or removing the mines, and local government officials have actively obstructed the UN's de-mining efforts.  weiterlesen >>>


US urges respect for Iraqi sovereignty (IRAQ)

(03.05.2006)

The US government has called on Iraq's neighbours to respect the country's territorial sovereignty as Turkey massed thousands of troops along its border with northern Iraq.  weiterlesen >>>


Salem Marine dies in IRAQ blast

(03.05.2006)

May 4th, 2006 - Salem ' A Marine was killed this week when a Humvee he was riding in hit a land mine in Iraq, family members said yesterday. weiterlesen >>>


Landmine explosion injures 15 in TURKEY

(03.05.2006)

A total of 15 people were injured as a landmine planted by the outlawed Kurdish Workers' Party (PKK) exploded on a highway in the southeastern Turkish province of Hakkari yesterday, the semi-official Anatolia news agency reported.  weiterlesen >>>


Japanese envoy to visit Sri Lanka in bid to ease tensions with Tamil rebels (SRI LANKA)

(03.05.2006)

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP). An explosion in a northern town killed two neighborhood guards Thursday as officials announced a visit by a Japanese peace envoy aimed at easing tensions that have pushed Sri Lanka to the brink of civil war. weiterlesen >>>


Walking Landmines Lessen Anti-Terrorism Collateral Damage

(03.05.2006)

CyLogic Aerospace's New Smart Bombs Reduce Military Concern About Unintended Casualties weiterlesen >>>


CHAD votes in presidential poll

(03.05.2006)

Human-rights groups say, soldiers have laid mines on the outskirts of the capital to deter a new assault. weiterlesen >>>


Explosion in northern Lanka, 2 killed (SRI LANKA)

(03.05.2006)

Colombo: An explosion in a northern Sri Lankan town killed two neighborhood guards and wounded two others on Thursday, the area's senior police officer said. weiterlesen >>>


Rights Group Urges UN To Halt The Killing Of Ethnic Karens In BURMA

(03.05.2006)

Human Rights Watch says more than 10,000 ethnic Karen villagers have fled since November. The group says the planting of landmines is putting them at risk. weiterlesen >>>


The rise of Naxals brooks no complacency

(03.05.2006)

Answering a question asked by a press reporter recently on the developing Naxal storm and the threat it posed to the national security, India's National Security Advisor, M K Narayanan dismissed the question by averring that it had little common with the elements of insurgency.  weiterlesen >>>


Russian kafirs blown up in southern Chechnya

(03.05.2006)

In Vedeno district of Chechnya Russian military vehicle ran over a mine, as a result of which BMP together with 3 invaders was destroyed.  weiterlesen >>>


Woman speaks of rebuilding effort in Bosnia

(02.05.2006)

Bosnia is still struggling with effects of the war, 11 years after it ended. There's corruption, a lack of education, poverty, refugees, land mines and unexploded bombs. weiterlesen >>>


Land mine blows up Army vehicle in Southwestern PAKISTAN

(02.05.2006)

Quetta, May 03: An Army vehicle hit a land mine on a dirt road in a volatile tribal region in south western Pakistan today, injuring two soldiers, a senior government official said.  weiterlesen >>>


Afghan Governor Escapes Blast, But Judge Shot Dead (AFGHANISTAN)

(02.05.2006)

KABUL, May 3, 2006, (RFE/RL) -- The governor of Afghanistan's eastern province of Nangarhar today escaped an apparent assassination attempt when a car bomb exploded outside his office.  weiterlesen >>>


EGAT official loses leg in MYANMAR landmine incident

(02.05.2006)

TAK, May 3 (TNA) - A Thai official wounded in a landmine explosion Tuesday in neighbouring Myanmar and hospitalised in a Myanmar Army military hospital in Myawaddy was moved to a Thai hospital in Tak province Wednesday. weiterlesen >>>


Colombian Refugees Find Hope among the Flower Beds (COLOMBIA)

(02.05.2006)

On the maps of Colombia provided by the National Antipersonnel Landmine Observatory and included along with Shared Responsibility's May 2, 2006 featured story, Nariño stands out as one of the provinces with the highest density of coca crops. weiterlesen >>>


Let's Get Ready to Roomba (U.S.A.)

(02.05.2006)

About 400 PackBots are now being used by the military, Gesuale says, and a recent $26 million order from the U.S. Navy to build another 213 units gives the company some momentum.  weiterlesen >>>


Destruction of stockpiles in Kalemie (DR CONGO)

(02.05.2006)

On 24 and 25 April, DanChurchAid executed demolitions of different explosive ordnance and destroyed more than 5 tons of explosive ordnance, i.e.: - 345 Anti Tank Mines - 9 Anti Personel Mines - 306 UXO weiterlesen >>>


Singing and dancing greets the first South Sudanese refugees to return home from Uganda (SUDAN)

(02.05.2006)

KAJO KEJI, South Sudan, May 3 (UNHCR) ' After a festive welcome by their singing and cheering compatriots, the first Sudanese refugees returning to South Sudan from years of exile in Uganda began arriving in their original villages Wednesday to complete the second leg of their homecoming journey. weiterlesen >>>


CENTCOM chief arrives in Pakistan for talks (AFGHANISTAN)

(02.05.2006)

Commander of the US Central Command General John P Abizaid arrived in Pakistan on Wednesday on a two-day visit to discuss bilateral defense relations and review security along the Pak-Afghan border, TV channels reported.  weiterlesen >>>


IDPs Fear Landmines (UGANDA)

(02.05.2006)

New Vision (Kampala) - LOCAL leaders in northern Uganda have appealed to the Government to clear landmines to enable internally displaced people (IDPs) return home under the decongestion programme. weiterlesen >>>


ANA soldier dead, three wounded in clash (AFGHANISTAN)

(02.05.2006)

KANDAHAR CITY, May 2 (Pajhwok Afghan News): An Afghan National Army (ANA) soldier was killed and three others wounded in a firefight with Taliban in the southern Uruzgan province. weiterlesen >>>


Main Electricity transmission line, 3 towers blown up in Sui (PAKISTAN)

(02.05.2006)

QUETTA, May 3 (Online): Unknown miscreants blew up a main transmission line between Sui and Kashmoor and three electricity towers with explosive material resulting in suspension of electricity in Sui on Wednesday.  weiterlesen >>>


Taliban warned of more attacks

(02.05.2006)

While accepting responsibility of the suicide attack in Kabul, Taliban on Tuesday warned of more suicide attacks. weiterlesen >>>


Ultras kill civilian in Doda, explosives recovered in Poonch (KASHMIR)

(02.05.2006)

Jammu: Militants in Jammu and Kashmir have killed a civilian in Doda district as a overground worker was arrested, while security forces recovered explosives in Poonch district, official sources said here today.  weiterlesen >>>


Mine Blasts Kill 5 In Sri Lanka (Sri Lanka)

(27.04.2006)

Colombo, Sri Lanka (AHN) - Fragmentation mine explosions kill five people in Sri Lanka, as continuing violence threatens to push the country into a civil war. weiterlesen >>>


Sri Lanka's familiar spiral (Sri Lanka)

(27.04.2006)

Juxtaposing these incidents of violence with the time period of their escalation, it is clear that the actors responsible are either emboldened or desperate with Rajapakse's ascension to power, with the support of hardline Sinhala groups like JVP and JHU weiterlesen >>>


Bangladesh delegation in town to promote investments (Kuwait)

(27.04.2006)

KUWAIT: A Bangladeshi investment and trade delegation visited Kuwait from May 24 to 26. The main purpose of the visit was to promote Bangladesh as a good place for investing. The retailers and businessmen who made up the delegation also aimed to promote their products.  weiterlesen >>>


Man killed my mine (Kuwait)

(27.04.2006)

A Kuwaiti man reported to Jahra police that he found the body of a man who died after a landmine exploded in the Jahra desert. weiterlesen >>>


Sri Lanka Stops Air Strikes as Mediators Try to Save Truce (Sri Lanka)

(27.04.2006)

In Sri Lanka, the military has stopped air strikes that pounded Tamil rebel bases for the past two days as European peace monitors continued efforts to save the country's four-year truce. But tensions still run high, with reports of mine blasts and violent incidents. The rebels say tens of thousands of people have been displaced by the bombing, while the government blames the rebels for more violence.  weiterlesen >>>


India loathes Tigers, fears impact of Sri Lanka war (India, Sri Lanka)

(27.04.2006)

COLOMBO: No country distrusts the Tamil Tigers more than India but when Sri Lanka began bombing rebel positions this week its giant neighbour got nervous. weiterlesen >>>


Tribesmen, security forces clash (Pakistan)

(27.04.2006)

QUETTA- A heavy exchange of fire was reported between security forces and tribesmen in Lop area, while a convoy of Frontier Corps escaped a powerful bomb explosion in Chamasha area in Dera Bugti on Thursday. weiterlesen >>>


Caches Seized in North Central Iraq (Iraq)

(27.04.2006)

TIKRIT, Iraq - Iraqi security forces and Task Force Band of Brothers Soldiers seized three caches in separate locations throughout north central Iraq April 26. weiterlesen >>>


Solidarity in a lost Sri Lankan community (Sri Lanka)

(27.04.2006)

Now, for the women of Alles Garden, leaving their community behind is not an option.  weiterlesen >>>


Bombing ends, but LTTE attacks continue (Sri Lanka)

(27.04.2006)

At least two sailors were killed and three STF personnel injured when suspected LTTE cadres exploded two claymore mines targeting the security forces in two separate incidents in Mannar and Jaffna. weiterlesen >>>


Mine (Sri Lanka)

(27.04.2006)

Bei einer Minenexplosion auf Sri Lanka wurden drei Soldaten getötet.  weiterlesen >>>


Donated bodies sometimes are sold for personal profit (USA)

(27.04.2006)

SPRINGFIELD, Va. - The embalmed body of a husky, 75-year-old man lies on a metal table at Northern Virginia Community College, his whiskered face covered by a blue towel and his arms at his sides. The top of his chest has been cut off and rests on his legs like an upside down turtle shell. Inside, his liver is horribly swollen by the cancer that likely killed him. weiterlesen >>>


UN Special Rapporteur Calls For Urgent Measures (Sri Lanka)

(27.04.2006)

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, Professor Philip Alston, today called on the Government of Sri Lanka and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) to take urgent measures to end political killings and to strengthen protection for human rights as conflict looked set to spiral out of control.  weiterlesen >>>


Light touch (Colombia)

(27.04.2006)

Colombian police have a new ally in the nationwide effort to rid the countryside of hidden landmines. weiterlesen >>>