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Pakistan: Landminenunfall tötet eine Frau

(23.02.2014)

Im Nord-Osten Pakistans trifft ein Fahrzeug mit acht Insassen auf eine Landmine. Eine Frau wurde getötet, die anderen schwer verwundet. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Sudan: Regierung erklärt Hemdayit Region als frei von Minen

(23.02.2014)

Im Osten Sudans wurden geräumte Flächen feierlich der lokalen Bevölkerung übergeben. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Tschad: Antipersonenminen töten neun Menschen und verletzen fünfzehn

(20.02.2014)

Am morgen des 10. Februars fährt eine Gruppe von Menschen in ein Antipersonenminenfeld bei Wour. Eine tragische Verkettung der Ereignisse lässt neun Menschen sterben und fünfzehn zum Teil schwer Verletzte zurück. weiterlesen >>>


Landminen und Blindgänger weltweit

(20.02.2014)

Landminen, Streubomben Blindgänger - Jahrzehnte nach dem Ende von Konflikten töten und verstümmeln diese perfiden Waffen immer noch Zivilisten. weiterlesen >>>


Europa/Kroatien: Runder Tisch über Minenaktion

(20.02.2014)

Als Mitglied der Europäischen Union setzt Kroatien humanitäre Minenaktionsprogramme auf die politische Agenda Europas. Im Europäischen Parlament tagt ein Runder Tisch über Minenaktion in Kroatien. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Menschenrechtsorganisation: Syrien setzt stärkere Streubomben ein

(19.02.2014)

HRW verurteilt Angriffe mit "entsetzlicher" Munition weiterlesen >>>


Syrien: Berichte über erneuten Streubombeneinsatz

(19.02.2014)

Die US-amerikanische Organisation Human Rights Watch berichtet über erneute Einsätze von Streubomben durch die Regierungstruppen im Norden Syriens. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Schwerer Landminenunfall im Sudan

(19.02.2014)

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


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 >>>


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 >>>