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Schleswig-Holstein: Experten wollen in Kieler Förde nach Kriegsmunition suchen

(07.01.2014)

In der Ostsee sorgt Munition aus dem Zweiten Weltkrieg weiter für tödliche Gefahr. Im Frühjahr wollen deshalb Experten einen weiteren Teil der vielbefahrenen Kieler Förde untersuchen. Erst 2013 wurden dort 31 englische Grundminen entdeckt und anschließend beseitigt. weiterlesen >>>


Deutschland: Tödliches Unglück in Euskirchen

(04.01.2014)

Blindgänger explodiert - ein Toter, 13 Verletzte. weiterlesen >>>


VIDEO: Einsatz von Ratten bei der Minenräumung

(04.01.2014)

Die belgische Organisation APOPO stellt auf Youtube den typischen Ausbildungs-Tag einer Ratte dar, die für die Suche von Landminen trainiert wird. Solche Minensuchratten werden vor Ort "Helden" genannt. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Bosnien-Herzegowina: 10-Jähriger stirbt bei Landminenexplosion

(04.01.2014)

Im Norden Bosnien-Herzegovinas stirbt ein Junge beim Sammeln von Altmetall durch eine Landminen. Er war mit seinem Vater unterwegs. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Iran: Minenräumung dauert an

(01.01.2014)

Vizeverteidigungsminister, Reza Talaee Nik, berichtet über die Pläne Irans, im Westen des Landes Landminen und Blindgänger zu räumen. weiterlesen >>>


Jemen: Anti-Landminen-Kampagne gestartet

(31.12.2013)

In Jemen startet die Regierung mit Hilfe von UNICEF eine Aufklärungskampagne über die Gefahren von nicht-explodierter Munition und Landminen. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Somalia: Landmineneinsatz mit verheerenden Folgen

(31.12.2013)

Eine Landminenexplosion in der umkämpften Region Untere Shabene in Somilia richtet großen Schaden mit mutmaßlich vielen Opfern bei den Soldaten der AMISOM-Armee an, berichtet shabene radio. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Kenja: Junge Neuseeländerin klärt über die Gefahren von Landminen auf

(30.12.2013)

Aslina Steel, 25 Jahre, unterstützt im Auftrag der Vereinten Nationen die Landminengefahrenaufklärung in Kenja. Ein Portrait anlässlich Ihres Heimaturlaubs in Neuseeland. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Gewalteskalation nach Bombenattentat (Sri Lanka)

(12.04.2006)

Colombo -Bei einem Bombenanschlag in Sri Lanka sind gestern mindestens neun Menschen getötet und 50 weitere verletzt worden. weiterlesen >>>


Afghan, Coalition forces discover weapons caches (AFGHANISTAN)

(12.04.2006)

Blackanthem Military News, BAGRAM AIRFIELD, , April 12, 2006  weiterlesen >>>


Commentary: Stormy geopolitical forecast (AFGHANISTAN)

(12.04.2006)

WASHINGTON -- Afghanistan is "on life support" with woefully inadequate funding to make a dent on the world's largest crop of opium poppies, insufficient troops to counter a resurgent Taliban, and a potential for disaster. So spoke the Council on Foreign Relations.  weiterlesen >>>


Weapons haul astonishes expert (NEW ZEALAND)

(12.04.2006)

13/04/2006 : A huge haul of weapons has been discovered during a raid at a family home in the Christchurch suburb of Hoon Hay. weiterlesen >>>


Cambodian mine-clearing soldiers join UN mission in Sudan (CAMBODIA /SUDAN)

(11.04.2006)

12.04.2006, A group of 109 Cambodian soldiers will leave here on Saturday for Sudan to join the UN demining mission in Sudan.  weiterlesen >>>


Mitarbeiter von Caritas wurden in SRI LANKA durch eine Mine getötet

(11.04.2006)

Am Montag, den 10. April, wurden zwei Mitarbeiter von Hudec (Caritas Jaffna) durch eine sogenannte Claymore-Mine (Splitterrichtmine) getötet. Bei dem Angriff starben auch fünf Soldaten der Regierungsarmee. weiterlesen >>>


Ankommen in der Krise

(11.04.2006)

DaimlerChrysler Hauptversammlung 2006: Mit dem Vorstandsvorsitzenden Zetsche will der Autobauer seine Kapazitäten steigern. Fraglich, ob auch mehr verkauft wird weiterlesen >>>


Der Automobil-Konzern soll sich von Rüstungsbeteiligungen trennen

(11.04.2006)

STUTTGART, 12.04.2006: Auf der heutigen Hauptversammlung des Automobilkonzerns Daimler-Chrysler stehen zwar die Verwendung des Bilanzgewinnes und die Entlastung des Vorstandes im Vordergrund.  weiterlesen >>>


Turks Detain Suspected Kurdish Militants (TURKEY)

(11.04.2006)

ANKARA, Turkey - Police raided several homes around the Turkish capital and detained 20 suspected Kurdish militants alleged to be planning a series of firebomb attacks, the Anatolia news agency reported Tuesday.  weiterlesen >>>


Turkey: Kurdish militants arrested in raids

(11.04.2006)

Police raided several homes around the Turkish capital and detained 20 suspected Kurdish militants alleged to be planning a series of firebomb attacks, the Anatolia news agency reported yesterday. weiterlesen >>>


Three British soldiers injured by landmine (AFGHANISTAN)

(11.04.2006)

Three British soldiers were injured when their Land Rover drove over a landmine in Helmand province, an army spokesman in Afghanistan said last night. weiterlesen >>>


DaimlerChrysler von unten: Solidarität statt Standortlogik

(11.04.2006)

Internationale Konferenz von Basisgewerkschaftern ' mehr als Austausch von Informationen und Analysen Von Daniel Behruzi weiterlesen >>>


2 Sri Lanka police die in new mine attack

(11.04.2006)

TRINCOMALEE, Sri Lanka: Two Sri Lankan police officers were killed and two others injured by a land mine Wednesday morning in the third suspected Tamil Tiger attack in three days. weiterlesen >>>


GUINEA BISSAU : Fighting isolates 20 000 people from humanitarian supplies

(11.04.2006)

Fighting and the planting of lethal landmines in the northwest of Guinea Bissau has isolated some 20,000 people who are struggling to survive on dwindling food reserves and occasional deliveries of food and medicines by canoe.  weiterlesen >>>


Kritik an Daimler-Bossen

(11.04.2006)

Aktionärsvereinigung, Nichtregierungsorganisationen und Gewerkschafter protestieren gegen Konzernpolitik. Rücktritt von Aufsichtsrat Kopper gefordert. weiterlesen >>>


Battle in AFGHANISTAN continuing

(11.04.2006)

Taliban claimed to have killed 13 US and Afghan troops in Bahramcha area of Helmand province in an attack on a convoy of Afghan and US troops. They said later US aircraft pounded Taliban and civilians, killing two Taliban fighters and wounding five others. weiterlesen >>>


Prayers offered for Caritas workers killed in Sri Lanka

(11.04.2006)

Caritas Australia yesterday offered prayers for seven people killed in a landmine attack, including two Caritas workers, in the Sri Lankan city of Jaffna.  weiterlesen >>>


Alleged Abu Sayyaf rebel killed by own bomb -- military (PHILIPINES)

(11.04.2006)

12.04.06: JOLO -- A suspected Abu Sayyaf rebel was accidentally killed by a bomb he intended to use to attack government troops on violent southern Jolo island, an army general said Wednesday. weiterlesen >>>


PKK mine; 1 dead, 1 injured (TURKEY)

(11.04.2006)

A military vehicle driving outside of Silvan, a town near Diyarbakir, was hit by a remote-controlled mine blast detonated by PKK terrorists yesterday.  weiterlesen >>>


Indian N-deal exceeds brief to Pakistan: FO (PAKISTAN)

(11.04.2006)

ISLAMABAD: The civilian nuclear technology cooperation agreement between India and the United States was "quite different" to what Washington had been conveying to Islamabad, the Foreign Office said on Monday. weiterlesen >>>


Mine kills two Caritas workers (SRI LANKA)

(11.04.2006)

The army has blamed the separatists who deny responsibility.  weiterlesen >>>


Zwei Polizisten bei Minenanschlag in SRI LANKA getötet

(11.04.2006)

Colombo. DPA/baz. Bei einem Minenanschlag tamilischer Rebellen sind am Mittwoch im Nordosten von Sri Lanka zwei Polizisten getötet worden. Zwei weitere Beamte erlitten Verletzungen, bestätigte ein Militärsprecher in der Hauptstadt Colombo. weiterlesen >>>


PRESSEMITTEILUNG - Daimler Chrysler soll auf Geschäfte mit Streumunition und Minen verzichten - Nichtregierungsorganisationen fordern unternehmerische Verantwortung und politische Konsequenzen

(11.04.2006)

(Berlin, 11.04.2006, SPERRFRIST 11 :00) Im Vorfeld der diesjährigen Aktionärshauptversammlung der Daimler Chrysler AG am 12. April in Berlin fordern die im Aktionsbündnis Landmine.de zusammengeschlossenen Nichtregierungsorganisationen das Unternehmen auf, in Bezug auf die Nachhaltigkeit seiner Geschäftstätigkeit mehr unternehmerische Verantwortung zu entwickeln und sich nicht an Geschäften mit Landminen und Streumunition zu beteiligen.  weiterlesen >>>


Chechnya: EU Grants 22 Million Euros in Humanitarian Aid to CHECHNYA

(06.04.2006)

The European Commission (EC), the European Union (EU)'s executive arm, said on Thursday that it has approved a 22 million-euro (27 million U.S. dollars) humanitarian aid package to support victims of the ongoing conflict in Chechnya.  weiterlesen >>>


US plans $3.3m more to demine VIETNAM

(06.04.2006)

HA NOI - The US Department of State plans to donate an additional US$3.3 million to support the continuation of local demining activities in the fiscal year 2006, the US Embassy in Viet Nam announced. weiterlesen >>>


Terrorist has no regrets

(06.04.2006)

BEERSHEBA, Israel -- The killer smiled at the mention of the young woman from Teaneck. Yes, he knew of Sara Duker. And, yes, he conceded, she was an innocent bystander -- "her bad luck," as he put it -- on a Jerusalem bus that was blown up by Hamas terrorists 10 years ago. weiterlesen >>>


Student bodies condemn rape (INDIA

(06.04.2006)

Imphal, April 06: Continuing to slam the underground UNLF and KCP for the alleged rape of Hmar women by cadres of two outfits, several Delhi-based tribal student organisations reiterated demand for involvement of National Human Rights Commission and national Commission for women in the proposed probe. weiterlesen >>>


Russische Miliz beschlagnahmte 212 Kilogramm Sprengstoff (RUSSLAND)

(06.04.2006)

Die russische Miliz hat im Verlauf der Operation "Garage" 212 Kilogramm Sprengstoff beschlagnahmt, teilte der Erste Stellvertreter des Innenministers, Alexander Tschekalin, am Donnerstag Journalisten mit. weiterlesen >>>


601st Brigade identifies counter-insurgency efforts (PHILIPPINES)

(06.04.2006)

Koronadal City (PIA) -- 601st Infantry Brigade, Philippine Army Deputy Brigade Commander Colonel Juanito W. Dalmas bared at the Kapihan sa SOCCSKSARGEN that as far as counter insurgency in their area of operation is concerned, the 601st Brigade, Philippine Army is confronting various groups.  weiterlesen >>>


UN official optimistic Cyprus to be mine-free in a few years

(06.04.2006)

The UN Secretary General's Special Representative in Cyprus Michael Moller expressed optimism today that in a few years time Cyprus could be totally rid of landmines.  weiterlesen >>>


Corpsmen treat girls injured by land mine (AFGHANISTAN)

(06.04.2006)

Coalition corpsmen rushed to the assistance of two girls, 8 and 10, who were injured when a Soviet-era land mine exploded near here March 31. weiterlesen >>>


IEDs claim yet another victim in Churachandpur (INDIA)

(06.04.2006)

LAMKA, Apr 6: Despite lofty claims made by the Army that most interior areas of Henglep subdivision have been cleared from underground elements and IEDs planted by them, people continue to die due to landmine blasts.  weiterlesen >>>


Dogs Replacing People

(06.04.2006)

April 7, 2006: While European nations were able to clear millions of mines in a few years after World War II, the Cold War left over ten million mines in the ground that have not been taken care of so quickly. weiterlesen >>>


Erdogan: We won't back away from democratic reform (Turkey)

(06.04.2006)

Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday that Turkey intends to get tougher on dealing with terrorist group the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), but that the move would not mean backing down on democratic reforms.  weiterlesen >>>


Explosion raises tension in Addis Ababa (ETHIOPIA)

(06.04.2006)

April 07 2006 Addis Ababa - A small explosive device detonated outside the headquarters of Ethiopia's coffee export offices on Thursday after authorities defused a bomb at the train station in the capital, police and diplomats said. weiterlesen >>>


Pipeline blast disrupts gas supply to Hub factories (PAKISTAN)

(06.04.2006)

QUETTA, April 6: Gas supply to a number of factories in the Lasbela Industrial Estate was disrupted after a gas pipeline in Hub, the industrial town of Balochistan, was blown up on Thursday.  weiterlesen >>>


Two suspected militants killed as they lay land mine in AFGHANISTAN

(06.04.2006)

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Two suspected militants were killed when a land mine went off in their car in eastern Afghanistan, police said.  weiterlesen >>>


14 landmines explode on Indo-Pak border (INDIA)

(06.04.2006)

Jammu, April 7: 14 landmines exploded simultaneously along the Indo-Pak border in Ramgarh belt of Jammu and Kashmir when dry leaves lying on the ground caught fire last evening, official sources said on Friday.  weiterlesen >>>


Troops kill 40 militants near border (PAKISTAN)

(06.04.2006)

ISLAMABAD: Pakistani forces killed at least 40 pro-Taliban militants in a troubled tribal region near Afghan border, the military said yesterday, sharply raising the tally from the previous day's fierce fighting. weiterlesen >>>


UPI Intelligence Watch

(05.04.2006)

Apr 7, 2006 In 2005, April 4 was designated by the United Nations as International Mine Awareness Day. weiterlesen >>>


Global arms trade: Africa and the curse of the AK-47

(05.04.2006)

The munitions trail leads from the world's richest nations to its most impoverished corners. Cahil Milmo and Kate Holt report from Kwajroji, in southern Sudan, on the Mandari, a tribe of nomadic herdsmen, and their relationship with the Kalashnikov  weiterlesen >>>


Ethiopia: EC Stresses Landmine, Explosive Remnants Eradication

(05.04.2006)

The European Commission Delegation in Ethiopia has stressed the eradication of landmines and explosive remnants of war in Ethiopia to stabilize the socio-economic progress in landmine impacted areas. weiterlesen >>>


Nepal govt arrests 150 people, clamps night curfew NEPAL

(05.04.2006)

KATHMANDU, APR 5 (PTI): In a massive crackdown aimed at thwarting tomorrow's anti-King general strike by opposition parties, Nepal's royal government today arrested about 150 people, including 25 journalists, and clamped a night-time curfew in the capital and adjoining Lalitpur district. weiterlesen >>>


International Mine Action Day observed in Kilinochchi (SRI LANKA)

(05.04.2006)

"We lost 15 lives in 119 landmine accidents in 2000 when the White Pigeon Organisation (WPO) was created whereas in 2005, we lost no lives and the number of landmine accidents were only 15, which prove the success of the WPO's mine risk education awareness campaign," said Dr. T. W. weiterlesen >>>


Intelligence chief shot in Afghanistan

(05.04.2006)

KABUL: Suspected Taliban fighters shot dead a district intelligence director in southern Afghanistan while four insurgents were killed in a separate clash, officials said.  weiterlesen >>>


Fierce clashes near Afghan border kill 20

(05.04.2006)

MIRANSHAH, Pakistan: Pakistani security forces, backed by helicopter gunships, killed 16 pro-Taleban militants in fierce clashes in a troubled tribal region near the border with Afghanistan, a military spokesman said yesterday. weiterlesen >>>


Pakistan troops clash with fighters

(05.04.2006)

Pakistani security forces and pro-Taliban fighters have clashed for a second day near the Afghan border, leaving four soldiers and 16 fighters dead, a military spokesman said. weiterlesen >>>


Weitere Gewalt in Türkei - Anschlag in Istanbul

(05.04.2006)

Istanbul (Reuters) - Mit einem Bombenanschlag in Istanbul hat sich die jüngste Serie der Gewalt in der Türkei fortgesetzt. weiterlesen >>>


Uganda: I Connected Besigye to Kony, Says Witness

(05.04.2006)

A FORMER female combatant with Joseph Kony's Lords Resistance Army (LRA) yesterday told the High Court that she helped Dr Kizza Besigye establish links with the rebels in northern Uganda. weiterlesen >>>


Auseinandersetzungen im Kurdengebiet

(05.04.2006)

Weitere Tote im Südosten der Türkei weiterlesen >>>


High frequency research is 'high risk, high payoff'

(05.04.2006)

Professor lands NSF grant for research of 'terahertz waves' Professor lands NSF grant for research of 'terahertz waves'  weiterlesen >>>


Kuka Parray's aide killed in Varmul

(05.04.2006)

Srinagar, Apr 5: A dreaded government gunman-turned-politician was shot dead in broad-day light in north Kashmir's Varmul district on Wednesday while six persons including two soldiers were injured in separate incidents across the Valley. weiterlesen >>>


8 militants arrested

(05.04.2006)

Quetta, April 05: Security forces have arrested 8 militants and recovered huge quantity of arms and ammunition from them here in Suhbat Pur . weiterlesen >>>


Kathmandu clamps night curfew

(05.04.2006)

Attempt to thwart Thursday's anti-King general strike sponsored by Opposition weiterlesen >>>


Mines kill and maim up to 100 each month

(05.04.2006)

KABUL: Mines and unexploded ordnance (UXOs) are killing at least 100 people per month in Afghanistan, UK-based demining agency, the Halo Trust, has said.  weiterlesen >>>


Uganda: Ali condemns mine manufacturers

(05.04.2006)

The First Deputy Prime Minister and disaster preparedness minister has blasted Europeans for making landmines. weiterlesen >>>


International Mine Action Day celebrated in Sri Lanka

(05.04.2006)

Non-governmental organizations and government and UN agencies marked April4 International Mine Action Day with activities in several towns in Sri Lankathe, including the government organized event in Colombo.  weiterlesen >>>


Shirin Ebadi calls on Iran to join Ottawa Convention

(05.04.2006)

Iran should be encouraged to sign the Ottawa Convention banning the use, trade and production of landmines, Iranian Nobel Peace Prize Shirin Ebadi said Tuesday. The convention bans member states from using or producing landmines. Iran ranks second among the world's most heavily mined countries. weiterlesen >>>


Film star Michael Douglas honours UN's Annan for efforts to eliminate landmines

(05.04.2006)

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Actor Michael Douglas presented UN Secretary General Kofi Annan with an award for his dedication to ridding the world of landmines, marking the first international day to honour the cause. weiterlesen >>>


Explosion vor US-Stützpunkt in Afghanistan - Ein Toter

(05.04.2006)

Do Apr 6, 2006, Kabul (Reuters) - Bei einer Explosion vor einem US-Militärstützpunkt in Afghanistan ist Behörden zufolge am Donnerstag ein afghanischer Zivilist getötet worden. weiterlesen >>>


ADDICKS: Kolumbien sucht Hilfe und intensivere Zusammenarbeit mit Deutschland

(05.04.2006)

BERLIN. Anlässlich eines Gespräches mit der kolumbianischen Botschafterin erklärt der Sprecher für Entwicklungszusammenarbeit der FDP Bundestagsfraktion weiterlesen >>>


Russische Miliz beschlagnahmte 212 Kilogramm Sprengstoff

(05.04.2006)

MOSKAU, 06. April (RIA Novosti). Die russische Miliz hat im Verlauf der Operation "Garage" 212 Kilogramm Sprengstoff beschlagnahmt, teilte der Erste Stellvertreter des Innenministers, Alexander Tschekalin, am Donnerstag Journalisten mit. weiterlesen >>>


"Mehr oder weniger nette Bomben"

(05.04.2006)

Aufzählung Außenpolitischer Ausschuss behandelt Verbot von Streumunition in Österreich. weiterlesen >>>


Two injured in blast at Turkish PM's party office

(05.04.2006)

Istanbul (Turkey), April 6 (AP): A bomb blast at an Istanbul branch of the party of Prime Minister, Reep Tayyip Erdogan, who has been struggling to put an end to Kurdish riots across the country, injured at least two people on Wednesday.  weiterlesen >>>


Annan für seinen Einsatz gegen Landminen geehrt

(05.04.2006)

New York. AP/baz. Hollywood-Star Michael Douglas hat UN-Generalsekretär Kofi Annan für sein Engagement zur Räumung von Minen weltweit ausgezeichnet.  weiterlesen >>>


Bomb targets PM's party as Turkey struggles with Kurdish separatists

(04.04.2006)

06 April 2006 A bomb ripped through an office of the party of Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the Turkish Prime Minister, as he battled to contain a tide of violence which has claimed 16 lives following protests from Kurdish separatists.  weiterlesen >>>


U.S: Angolan first lady considers destroying of landmines decisive for reconstruction

(04.04.2006)

New York, 04/05 - The First Lady of Angola, Ana Paula dos Santos considered on Tuesday in New York, the importance of locating and destroying of landmines and other non detonated explosive devices in the country, as a decisive factor for national reconstruction.  weiterlesen >>>


Dos Santos seeks landmark polls before 2008

(04.04.2006)

Luanda - Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos said on Wednesday that the war-devastated country's first elections since 1992 would be held by the end of next year, but declined to say whether he would stand in the ballot. weiterlesen >>>


Rockets fired on FC check posts (PAKISTAN)

(04.04.2006)

QUETTA, April 5: Two rocket attacks were reported in Dera Bugti district on Wednesday, targeting two check posts of the Frontier Corps. According to sources, tribesmen fired nine 107mm rockets at an FC check post in the Dera Bugti area. weiterlesen >>>


U.S. continues to donate de-mining activities in Vietnam (USA/VIETNAM)

(03.04.2006)

04.04.2006 - The United States plans to donate 3.3 million U.S. dollars to support the continuation of mine action activities in Vietnam in fiscal year 2006, the U.S. Embassy in Hanoi city said in a press release on Tuesday. weiterlesen >>>


Desperate Rebels (COLOMBIA)

(03.04.2006)

April 1, 2006: The increased use of landmines by FARC and ELN has made Colombia the country with the largest number of mine victims weiterlesen >>>


First International Day for Mine Awareness to be Marked on April 4

(03.04.2006)

The United Nations General Assembly has declared April 4th the International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action. weiterlesen >>>


Kampf gegen Landminen geht weiter

(03.04.2006)

Bis zu 80 Mio. Antipersonen-Minen liegen noch auf der Welt zerstreut herum. Zum 1. Internationalen Tag gegen Landminen am Dienstag sagt die Schweiz zu, ihren Kampf gegen diese versteckte Gefährdung von Leben fortzusetzen. Laut dem Landminen-Bericht töten oder verstümmeln Minen und Blindgänger jährlich zwischen 15'000 und 20'000 Erwachsene und Kinder.  weiterlesen >>>


3,030 Killed and Injured in Landmine Blasts in Russia's CHECHNYA Over Decade - UN Body

(03.04.2006)

04.04.2006 - Over 3,030 people have been killed or maimed in mine blasts in Russia's restive Chechnya province over the past 11 years, UNICEF and European Commission said in a joint statement released in Moscow on Tuesday, April 4 marked as the first International Mine Awareness Day.  weiterlesen >>>


U.N.: Decade to rid world of land mines

(03.04.2006)

UNITED NATIONS - The United Nations said it will take perhaps a decade, not hundreds of years, to rid the world of land mines - a scourge in mainly developing countries that kills up to 20,000 people annually. weiterlesen >>>


Fight against landmines goes on (GENEVA, SWITZERLAND)

(03.04.2006)

04.04.2006 - Up to 80 million anti-personnel mines are hidden around the world To mark the first international day against landmines on Tuesday, Switzerland has pledged to continue efforts to eliminate this hidden threat to life and limb. weiterlesen >>>


Bissau holds ex-minister, army fights Senegal rebels (SENEGAL)

(03.04.2006)

04.04.2006, BISSAU (Reuters) - Guinea Bissau's security forces have detained a former interior minister on suspicion of helping rebels from neighbouring Senegal fighting Bissau's army, police sources said on Monday. weiterlesen >>>


Drei Tote bei Landminen-Explosionen in Pakistan

(03.04.2006)

Islamabad. DPA/baz. Bei drei Landminen-Explosionen sind am Sonntag in der südwestpakistanischen Provinz Belutschistan drei Menschen, darunter eine Frau, getötet sowie elf weitere verletzt worden. Dies bestätigten offizielle Stellen in der Hauptstadt Islamabad. weiterlesen >>>


Hearing in Allen case (USA)

(03.04.2006)

Fort Bragg, N.C., 04.04.2006 - A hearing officer recommended yesterday that additional charges be sent to trial against a New York National Guard sergeant already accused of killing two officers in Iraq. weiterlesen >>>


COLOMBIA tops list of land mine victims

(03.04.2006)

BOGOTA, Colombia, 04.04.2006 - Only the person who delicately hid the land mine on a rural country lane knows how long it sat in the undergrowth awaiting Joan Giraldo. weiterlesen >>>


A mission of awareness (USA)

(03.04.2006)

04.04.2006 - A witness to the Sept. 11 attacks and other UWS peace studies students stage an exhibition to call attention to land mines weiterlesen >>>


Absolut falsches Signal«

(03.04.2006)

Bundesregierung kürzt Etat für internationale Minenräumprogramme von 18 auf zwölf Millionen Euro. Ein Gespräch mit Thomas Gebauer  weiterlesen >>>


Tödliche Altlasten

(03.04.2006)

Angola: Millionen Minen noch nicht geräumt Angola gehört zu den am stärksten verminten Ländern der Welt. Jedes Jahr sterben Menschen bei Explosionen oder werden verstümmelt. weiterlesen >>>


UN zuversichtlich am ersten Minen-Tag

(03.04.2006)

New York (AP) Einen hoffnungsvollen Ausblick haben die Vereinten Nationen zum ersten internationalen Minen-Tag gegeben. Die Beseitigung aller Minen, die in 82 Staaten jährlich mehr als 15.000 Menschen töten oder verstümmeln, könne schon in einem Jahrzehnt und damit weitaus schneller als bislang angenommen beendet werden, erklärte der Direktor des UN-Minendienstes, Max Gaylard. weiterlesen >>>


PRESSEERKLÄRUNG: Drastische Kürzungen der Bundesmittel für humanitäre Minenräumprojekte geplant

(03.04.2006)

NGOs nehmen den "Internationalen Tag für Aufklärung über Minengefahren" zum Anlass für Kritik am Haushaltsentwurf weiterlesen >>>


Raytheon announces raft of defense contracts

(02.04.2006)

USA - Raytheon Co. won three deals from the Defense Department and a Hanscom Air Force Base deal worth up to $71 million to create a new weather system program.  weiterlesen >>>


Seven cops among 13 killed in Balochistan

(02.04.2006)

PAKISTAN, 03.04.2006 - Thirteen people, including seven Levies personnel and two soldiers, were killed and 28 others injured in a series of landmine blasts and attacks on security forces in various parts of Balochistan on Sunday.  weiterlesen >>>


Inner City Press Global Inner Cities Report - Mine Your Own Business: Explosive Remnants of War and the Great Powers, Amid the Paparazzi

(02.04.2006)

UNITED NATIONS, April 3, 2006 - On a day when UN envoy Jan Egeland was barred from entering Sudan, Mine Action and Awareness Day events were held in that country, with the involvement of the UN Mine Action Service. The UN Mission in Sudan put out a statement that "Egeland's flight into Sudan was not given authorization to land yesterday" and "the Wali (governor) of South Darfur stated that he strictly opposes Mr. Egeland's visit.  weiterlesen >>>


Afghans blow up huge cache of landmines

(02.04.2006)

KABUL: Afghan landmine clearers blew up a huge cache of anti-personnel mines on a plain north of Kabul yesterday to demonstrate their determination to rid their country of the weapons on the eve of International Mine Action Day. weiterlesen >>>


Nobel Peace Prize organization urges Senegalese rebels to stop laying landmines in Guinea-Bissau

(02.04.2006)

SENEGAL/GUINEA-BISSAU,03 April 2006 - The International Campaign to Ban Landmines condemns the recent and ongoing use of antipersonnel landmines in Guinea-Bissau by a faction of the Senegal-based Movement of the Democratic Forces of Casamance (MFDC). The ICBL calls for an immediate halt to the mine-laying, which, according the United Nations, has caused casualties and cut off roads to civilian use.  weiterlesen >>>


IRAQ: Mine risk education saves children's lives

(02.04.2006)

Mine Risk Education is very important, especially for those who do not know what landmines are or look like. They may play with them and get killed, as happened to four of my friends." Zaynab Yassen Dewali is an 11-year old pupil at Brayeti primary school in Domeeze, North Iraq. Since 2003, this small town has witnessed eleven casualties as the result of landmines or unexploded ordnance (UXO).  weiterlesen >>>


Annan calls for global support to use sport as a tool for 'development and peace'

(02.04.2006)

UNITED NATIONS - Welcoming a report on the achievements of the International Year of Sport and Physical Education, which took place last year, United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan today called on all Governments and organizations of the UN to fully support programmes that use sport as "a tool for development and peace." weiterlesen >>>


Press Briefing by Adrian Edwards, Spokesperson for the Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Afghanistan

(02.04.2006)

Talking Points: Pre Mine Action Awareness Day event held at demolition site weiterlesen >>>


Nepali children facing daily threat of explosion

(02.04.2006)

United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) has said that Nepal is among the most contaminated country where children face the daily threat of explosion. weiterlesen >>>


The UN in Sudan celebrates the first international day for mine awareness and assistance in mine actionn on 4 April 2006, and calls for more support to accelerate Humanitarian Mine Action programme

(02.04.2006)

SUDAN, 03.04.2006 - While landmines and explosive remnants of war (ERW) continue to kill and maim people of Sudan, they also continue to hamper delivery of humanitarian aid, return of refugees and internally displaced people (IDP), implementation of humanitarian and development projects in this crucial post-war period, and ultimately, hindering the smooth implementation of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA).  weiterlesen >>>


Residents disappointed over landmines act

(02.04.2006)

TAIWAN, 03.04.2006 - Although the legislative caucuses finally reached a consensus on a bill seeking to remove and ban landmines -- four years after it was first proposed -- on March 20, residents of the outlying islands that are plagued by landmines have found little reason to rejoice.  weiterlesen >>>


Force Protection Continues to Set Production Records

(02.04.2006)

LADSON, USA, April 3, 2006--Leading specialty armored vehicle manufacturer Force Protection, Inc. (OTCBB:FRPT) today announced a record-breaking production performance for the fifth straight month. The company, which has supplied U.S. and Coalition forces with cutting-edge ballistic- and blast-protected vehicles since 2003, delivered more Cougar Joint Explosive Ordnance Disposal Rapid Response Vehicles (JERRV) to the government in March than ever before.  weiterlesen >>>


ETHIOPIA among countries with highest number of land mine deaths

(02.04.2006)

Deadly anti-personnel mines remain continue to prevent millions of farmers from growing crops, children from playing outside, and displaced people from returning to their homes. weiterlesen >>>


Bosnia-Herzegovina Travel Warnings for American Citizens

(02.04.2006)

This Travel Warning has been revised to update security information and remind American citizens of the potential danger of travel to Bosnia and Herzegovina. This Travel Warning supersedes that of August 1, 2005.  weiterlesen >>>