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Niederländische Banken nehmen Abstand von Streumunition-Investor

(26.03.2014)

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


Oman bestätigt Beitritt zum Verbot von Antipersonenminen

(26.03.2014)

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


Minenopfer: Zwei, die mit Prothese leben

(26.03.2014)

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


Minenopfer: Zwei, die mit Prothese leben

(21.03.2014)

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


TV-Beitrag: Besuch des norwegischen Königspaar in Vietnam

(21.03.2014)

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


Oman bestätigt Beitritt zum Verbot von Antipersonenminen

(19.03.2014)

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


Philippinien: Kompensation für Minenopfer

(18.03.2014)

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


Niederländische Banken nehmen Abstand von Streumunition-Investor

(18.03.2014)

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


Troubled Dera Bugti town teemed with landmines: DCO Samad Lasi (PAKISTAN)

(19.04.2006)

QUETTA: District Coordination Officer (DCO) Dera Bugti Abdul Samad Lasi on Wednesday cautioned that the whole Dera Bugti town teemed with highly explosive landmines adding rehabilitating the people back in the strife-hit area would put their lives in jeopardy.  weiterlesen >>>


UNHCR Sudan Operations: Sudan/Chad situation update 55, 18 Apr 2006

(19.04.2006)

SOUTH SUDAN Security The overall security situation in Juba remains stable. In Western Equatoria, the situation continues to be tense. The situation in Wau (Western Bahr el Ghazal) is also tense due to inter-tribal clashes among SPLA troops, namely between Dinka and Nuer soldiers over the issue of salaries. weiterlesen >>>


Two Canadians hurt by insurgent bomb (AFGHANISTAN)

(19.04.2006)

Newly emboldened rebels target a troop relief convoy with a roadside blast. KANDAHAR, AFGHANISTAN -- Insurgents who have recently kept a low profile in the volatile Sangin district of southern Afghanistan struck hard yesterday, attacking a Canadian troop relief convoy with a roadside bomb. weiterlesen >>>


French sapper killed in mine accident on Tajik-Afghan border (Tajikistan / Afghanistan)

(19.04.2006)

DUSHANBE, April 19 (RIA Novosti) - A mine killed a French sapper working on the Tajik-Afghan border Wednesday, Tajikistan's center for mine clearing operations said. weiterlesen >>>


Eight Pakistan security personnel killed in ambush

(19.04.2006)

Islamabad, April 20 (PTI): At least eight security personnel were killed today when suspected militants attacked their convoy in Pakistan's restive North Waziristan tribal region bordering Afghanistan.  weiterlesen >>>


Rats Being Trained To Find Bombs (COLOMBIA)

(19.04.2006)

BOGOTA, COLOMBIA - Watch out, Fido - your days on the force may be numbered. Out for your job are Lola and Espejo, two whiskered, red-eyed rats that police in Colombia are training to sniff out bombs and land mines. weiterlesen >>>


UGANDA : Mine clearance to precede IDP resettlement

(19.04.2006)

Ugandan authorities have set up a team of experts to locate and remove landmines from areas of the war-affected north before civilians who fled the conflict in the region are allowed to return to their villages, a senior government official has said.  weiterlesen >>>


Naxals attack cops (INDIA)

(19.04.2006)

NAGPUR: A police constable was killed and 17 others, including a police sub-inspector, were injured when Naxalies triggered a landmine blast and opened indiscriminate firing in Phulbondi forest area in Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra on Wednesday, the police said.  weiterlesen >>>


Calinog ambush suspect arrested by Iloilo police (PHILIPINES)

(19.04.2006)

ILOILO CITY-Police arrested last week a suspected rebel leader believed to be among those involved in last year's ambush in Calinog town in Iloilo, where nine soldiers were killed and 18 were wounded. weiterlesen >>>


Policemen, ex-militants train at army facility (INDIA)

(19.04.2006)

BHALRA, Jammu and Kashmir: A group of over 400 policemen and former militants in Jammu and Kashmir yesterday completed a special training course for counter-insurgency operations at an elite army facility. This was the first time that police personnel were trained at the army's Core Battle School at Bhalra, nestled amid high mountains in a remote part of Doda district. weiterlesen >>>


One killed, 15 hurt in Maharashtra Naxal attack

(18.04.2006)

Nagpur: One police constable was killed and 15 of his colleagues were injured in a landmine blast triggered off by Naxals in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli District, about 250 kms from here late on Tuesday night. weiterlesen >>>


Couple killed, 10 outlaws arrested (AFGHANISTAN)

(18.04.2006)

KHOST CITY/GARDEZ, Apr 17 (Pajhwok Afghan News): Afghan National Army (ANA) said they had arrested 10 suspected outlaws, including four Pakistanis and recovered four landmines in the southeastern Paktika province.  weiterlesen >>>


WORLDVIEW DMZ: Korea's Bitter Legacy

(18.04.2006)

A tour of the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) and Panmunjom on the 38th Parallel dividing the two Koreas was a highlight of a recent visit to the Republic of Korea (ROK, or South Korea).  weiterlesen >>>


Five constables wounded in Kandahar blast (AFGHANISTAN)

(18.04.2006)

KANDAHAR CITY, Apr 17 (Pajhwok Afghan News): Five policemen were injured as their vehicle hit a landmine in the fifth police station area of the southern Kandahar province on Monday. weiterlesen >>>


Norway's peace envoy to meet Sri Lankan PM (SRI LANKA)

(18.04.2006)

(New Delhi, April 19, IRNA) Norway's new peace envoy to Sri Lanka Jon Hanssen-Bauer, who arrived in Colombo on Tuesday, will meet PM Ratnasiri Wickremanayake in a bid to save the island's troubled peace process amid an upsurge in violence. weiterlesen >>>


South Korean national wounded by LTTE mine (SRI LANKA)

(18.04.2006)

Apr 19, Colombo: A South Korean national was injured when a suspected LTTE mine exploded in Vavuniya this afternoon. weiterlesen >>>


Two blasts as Norway bids to revive Sri Lanka peace talks

(18.04.2006)

COLOMBO (Reuters) - A top Norwegian peace envoy met Sri Lankan government officials on Wednesday to try to secure peace talks, but with two new attacks blamed on the rebels and killings continuing, negotiations looked increasingly unlikely. weiterlesen >>>


3 Naxals gunned down in Deogarh (INDIA)

(18.04.2006)

Wednesday April 19 2006, BHUBANESWAR: Three Naxalites were killed and several injured in an encounter with the police in the jungles of Hilang within Riamal police limits in Deogarh district on Tuesday.  weiterlesen >>>


Fresh blasts in SRI LANKA, 4 wounded

(18.04.2006)

Colombo, Apr 19: At least two claymore mines exploded in Northern Sri Lanka today wounding four people as 10 more deaths were reported from the troubled regions, officials and the rebels said. weiterlesen >>>


One policeman killed, 15 injured in blast in INDIA

(18.04.2006)

(New Delhi, April 19, IRNA) One constable was killed and 15 policemen injured, three of them seriously, in a landmine blast triggered by naxals in Gadchiroli district in Maharashtra state Wednesday. weiterlesen >>>


Gas pipeline blown up (PAKISTAN)

(18.04.2006)

QUETTA, April 18: - Gas supply to vast areas of Mastung and Kalat districts was suspended after a gas pipeline was blown up near Mastung, 55km off here, on Tuesday. weiterlesen >>>


Five Tamils killed in northern Lanka; mine explosion wounds sailors (SRI LANKA)

(18.04.2006)

(AP) COLOMBO - The bodies of five slain Tamil civilians were found in northern Sri Lanka Wednesday, while two sailors were wounded when an anti-personnel mine exploded, police and navy officials said. weiterlesen >>>


Three rival militants killed by Tamil rebels in eastern Sri Lanka

(18.04.2006)

Colombo - Tamil rebels killed three rival militants in a gun battle in eastern Sri Lanka as Norwegian peace facilitators arrive to make a fresh effort to end an impasse between the government and the rebels over proposed peace talks. weiterlesen >>>


Human rights group slams arrest of ex-rebel (PHILIPPINES)

(18.04.2006)

Human rights advocate Panay Alliance Karapatan recently condemned the arrest of former New People's Army (NPA) rebel Samuel Lagulao of Roxas City.  weiterlesen >>>


European truce monitor blames rebels for recent attacks (SRI LANKA)

(18.04.2006)

Colombo, Apr 19: The Chief European cease-fire monitor blamed the Tamil tiger rebels for the recent spate of land mine blasts that have killed dozens in Sri Lanka and imperilled a four-year-old, Norwegian-brokered truce.  weiterlesen >>>


Gas pipeline blown up near Mastung (NEPAL)

(18.04.2006)

QUETTA: Militants blew up a main pipeline supplying gas to Qalat and Mangochar in Balochistan on Tuesday. weiterlesen >>>


One cop killed, 17 hurt in naxal attack (INDIA)

(18.04.2006)

Nagpur, April. 19 (PTI): A police constable was killed and 17 others, including a police sub-inspector, were injured when naxalies triggered a landmine blast and opened indiscriminate firing in Phulbondi forest area in Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra today, police said. weiterlesen >>>


Three paramilitary cadres killed, one captured - LTTE

(17.04.2006)

The Tigers also captured two claymore mines, one T-56 rifles with 3 magazines, four grenades and a 200 meter long wire from the group.  weiterlesen >>>


No violence, only polling (INDIA)

(17.04.2006)

Voters in 3 Maoist-infested districts of W Bengal defy boycott call Kolkata: This time, West Bengal witnessed an election that was different. Setting to rest all apprehension, the first phase polling covering three districts passed off peacefully, said IG (law & order) Raj Kanojia.  weiterlesen >>>


Britain to double forces in Afghanistan

(17.04.2006)

London: Britain is to double the number of combat troops deployed to Afghanistan later this year. Two 1200-man battle groups from the Royal Marines will replace a single battle group from the Parachute Regiment in October after it completes an initial six-month tour in Helmand province. weiterlesen >>>


EQUILIBRIUM - Turkey's East-West paradigm (TURKEY)

(17.04.2006)

(Turkish Daily News Via Thomson Dialog NewsEdge)Turkey's geography (the famous "bridge-between-the-East-and-the-West" wording) has probably never fit this much to its political positioning: one leg in the East and the other in the West and never setting both on either side. This is more or less how EU-candidate Turkey appeared in the news last week (the list excludes a Greek Cypriot warning that Turkey was heading for a head-on collision with the European Union in its membership talks):  weiterlesen >>>


Baluchistan gas plant damaged in rocket attack (INDIA)

(17.04.2006)

Quetta, Apr 18: Suspected tribal militants fired 19 rockets at security forces stationed in Dera Bugti in troubled Baluchistan province, blowing up the main regulator of a gas plant, according to reports.  weiterlesen >>>


20 kilos of TNT cache found in Dagestan (NORTH CAUCASUS)

(17.04.2006)

...and eight fragmentation landmines weiterlesen >>>


3 security officials injured in landmine explosion (PAKISTAN)

(17.04.2006)

QUETTA: Three security officials were injured in a landmine explosion in Sangsila.  weiterlesen >>>


US-led troops injure six Afghan civilians, kill five militants (AFGHANISTAN)

(17.04.2006)

KHOST, Afghanistan -- US troops injured a newborn baby girl, her mother, a boy of six, and three other Afghan civilians when they fired at vehicles that ignored orders to stop, local police said on Tuesday. weiterlesen >>>


Naxals gun down 11 policemen in Chhattisgarh (INDIA)

(16.04.2006)

RAIPUR, APRIL 16, (PTI) - In a major strike since the ban imposed on them by Chhattisgarh government four days ago, heavily armed activists of CPI (Maoist) outfit today attacked a police post in Bijapur district of the State killing 11 policemen, including an officer, and injured seven others, police said. weiterlesen >>>


News for Pessimistic Generals

(16.04.2006)

The media has given an enormous amount of publicity to former generals who are calling for Rumsfeld to resign, and all but ignore those who remain optimistic about our efforts in Iraq. Colonel William Grimsley commanded the brigade that first took control of Baghdad Airport. Three years on he remains optimistic about the country's future...  weiterlesen >>>


Landmines Victims Are Nepali (NEPAL)

(16.04.2006)

More than 11 years of the Maoist conflict has left a terrible landmine legacy in Nepal. The landmine crisis is one of the most urgent and critical crises facing Nepal today. Majority of landmine victims are civilians.  weiterlesen >>>


Angola: Angolan Army Soldiers Receive Demining Training

(16.04.2006)

Hundred and thirty eight Angolan Army (FAA) soldiers from the 1st Military Region sapper brigade and other officials are participating since Saturday, at the first demining course, in Coxa-Londe base, 21 kilometres north of Uge city. weiterlesen >>>


Veranstalter registrieren mehr Zulauf bei Ostermärschen (Deutschland)

(16.04.2006)

Mehr als 10.000 Menschen gegen «Bombodrom» - Warnung vor Iran-Krieg weiterlesen >>>


Attacks in Sri Lanka kill 6, as peace talks are threatened

(16.04.2006)

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka Landmines exploded in two northern Sri Lankan towns on Monday, killing four soldiers and two Tamil Tiger rebels as spiraling violence pushed the death toll from a week of bloody unrest to at least 50, police said.  weiterlesen >>>


Wieder Unruhen im Nordkaukasus

(16.04.2006)

GROSNY, 17. April (RIA Novosti). Trotz der Anstrengungen der regionalen Behörden ist die Lage im Nordkaukasus immer noch unruhig. In Dagestan dauert seit Sonntagabend ein Sondereinsatz gegen eineTerroristengruppe an, erfuhr RIA Novosti am Montag aus der Polizei.  weiterlesen >>>


Soldaten bei Minenexplosion in Sri Lanka getötet

(16.04.2006)

Bei mehreren Bombenanschlägen tamilischer Rebellen im Norden von Sri Lanka sind am Wochenende mehr als zehn Menschen getötet worden. Die Rebellen hatten zuvor ihren Rückzug aus den Friedensgesprächen mit der Regierung angekündigt. weiterlesen >>>


Bissau explains offensive against MFDC rebels (GUINEA-BISSAU / MAURETANIA)

(15.04.2006)

Nouakchott, Mauritania, 04/16 - Visiting President Joao Bernardo Vieira of Guinea Bissau said government soldiers were fighting to flush out elements of the rebel Movement the Democratic Forces of Casamance (MFDC) from his country "because the rebels have violated our borders". weiterlesen >>>


New UNDP official arrives in Bahrain

(15.04.2006)

NEW United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) resident representative and UN resident co-ordinator, Sayed Aqa, arrived in Bahrain yesterday to assume his duties. weiterlesen >>>


Explosion rocks Quetta (PAKISTAN)

(15.04.2006)

April 15: A powerful explosion rocked the city on Saturday night.  weiterlesen >>>


Cambodia troops plan to clear mines in Sudan

(15.04.2006)

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia - One of the world's most land-mine-ridden nations sent a team of soldiers to Sudan on Saturday to clear mines laid in a 21-year civil war. weiterlesen >>>


Chad: restoring lost dignity (Chad)

(14.04.2006)

In a society where it is difficult for people with a handicap to find their place, orthopaedic care helps the victims of mines, accidents and road accidents to restart their lives. weiterlesen >>>


3 Militants killed in JK (INDIA)

(14.04.2006)

Srinagar, Apr 15: Three militants were killed in separate incidents across the state while a man was injured in south Kashmir's Islamabad district since Friday evening, police said on Saturday.  weiterlesen >>>


The resigned victims of Burma's junta

(14.04.2006)

Troops in Burma have stepped up a military offensive against the Karen rebel group in the east of the country. Andrew Harding says the situation has been complicated by the military government's relocation of the capital from Rangoon to Pyinmana and that civilians are being caught in the middle.  weiterlesen >>>


"16 Tote und mindestens 56 Verletzte nach Anschlag in Sri Lanka"

(12.04.2006)

Wed 12/04/2006: Bei einem Bombenanschlag im Nordosten Sri Lankas sind heute 16 Menschen getötet und mindestens 56 weitere verletzt worden. Der an einem Fahrrad befestigte Sprengsatz explodierte auf einem Markt in der Hafenstadt Trincomalee, wie die Polizei mitteilte.  weiterlesen >>>


Minengefahr in Armenien nicht gebannt

(12.04.2006)

ber 300 km² sind noch nicht entschärft weiterlesen >>>


Westminster: Cardinal consoles families of slain Sri Lankan aid workers (ENGLAND)

(12.04.2006)

LONDON - 13 April 2006 : Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor, has written to the Director of Caritas Jaffna to express his condolences to the families of two humanitarian aid workers who were killed on Monday in a Claymore mine explosion in the north of Sri Lanka.  weiterlesen >>>


President of Croatia plants grapevine

(12.04.2006)

The President of the Republic of Croatia, Stjepan Mesic, came to the Napa Valley on Sunday to exchange hugs and gifts with a native son, winemaker Miljenko "Mike" Grgich, and to plant a grapevine for the "Roots of Peace" effort. weiterlesen >>>


The week ahead 17 to 23 April 2006 Committee week ' (Brussels ' EU)

(12.04.2006)

/noticias.info/ Campaign against anti-personnel mines. The EP is staging an event to raise awareness of the problem of anti-personnel mines in Colombia, ahead of the EU-Latin America and Caribbean summit of 11-13 May in Vienna.  weiterlesen >>>


Death threats for attending school (AFGHANISTAN)

(12.04.2006)

Apr 12 2006 : From the midst of oppression and poverty resulting from 23 years of war and the recent Taliban regime, Afghan women are rising to reclaim their professions, unveil their identities and rebuild their country. weiterlesen >>>


Navy Exercises Raytheon Contract Option (USA)

(12.04.2006)

TEWKSBURY, Mass. (AP) - Defense contractor Raytheon Co. said Wednesday the Navy exercised a $38.6 million contract option for the company's mine-hunting sonar systems. weiterlesen >>>


Rioting in Sri Lankan town kills 16

(12.04.2006)

Ceasefire monitors fear violence could spread weiterlesen >>>


De-mining on Afghan border starts (AFGHANISTAN / TAJIKISTAN)

(12.04.2006)

ANKARA, 12 Apr 2006 (IRIN) - Efforts are now under way to clear landmines along Tajikistan's 1,344 km-long border with Afghanistan, one of the highest mine-risk areas in the former Soviet republic.  weiterlesen >>>


SUDAN : WFP praises British donation to the South

(12.04.2006)

April 13, 2006: The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today praised the United Kingdom for donating $8.7 million for its road works project in southern Sudan, but warned that the initiative faces a crippling funding shortfall of some $70 million and called for more donor contributions.  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 >>>