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Russland/Ukraine: Berichte über den Einsatz von Landminen

(10.03.2014)

Die Internationale Kampagne für das Verbot von Landminen fordert Russland auf, Berichte über den Einsatz von Landminen durch russische Truppen auf der Krim aufzuklären und den Einsatz von Antipersonenminen sofort zu stoppen, falls sich diese Berichte bestätigen. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Philippinen: Zwölf Tote bei Angriff von Aufständischen

(10.03.2014)

Bei Gefechten zwischen kommunistischen Rebellen und Sicherheitskräften sind auf den Philippinen mindestens zwölf Menschen getötet worden. weiterlesen >>>


Russland/Ukraine: Angeblich Minen verlegt

(09.03.2014)

Laut einem unbestätigten Zeitungsbericht, haben prorussische Kräfte damit begonnen, den Übergang zur Halbinsel zu verminen.  weiterlesen >>>


Bosnien-Herzegowina: Fortschritte bei der Minenräumung

(09.03.2014)

Lokal Medien in Bosnien-Herzegowina berichten über Fortschritte bei der Minenräumung. 2013 sollen mehr als 2100 Quadratkilometer Land von Minen berfreit worden sein. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Afghanistan: Zehn Tote bei Anschlägen

(09.03.2014)

Bei neuen Angriffen der radikalislamischen Taliban sind in Afghanistan mindestens zehn Menschen getötet worden. weiterlesen >>>


Kroatien: Minenräumung beginnt in vier Landesteilen

(09.03.2014)

In den Teilen Kroatian werden mehr als zehn Quadratkilmenter Land von Landminen befreit, kündigt das kroatische Minenbekämpfungszentrum an. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Tellermine in Erlangen gesprengt

(04.03.2014)

Die Polizei hat in Erlangen eine Tellermine aus dem Zweiten Weltkrieg gesprengt. Kinder hatten die Mine gefunden. Der Bereich um die Fundstelle musste nicht evakuiert werden, teilte die Polizei mit. weiterlesen >>>


Philippinien: Sechzehn Menschen bei Landminenanschlag verwundet

(03.03.2014)

In der Provinz Davao del Sur in den Philippinien werden fünf Zivilisten und elf Soldaten bei einem Landminenanschlag verletzt. (in Englisch) 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 >>>


At least 4 killed in landmine blast in Pakistan's tribal region

(02.04.2006)

PAKISTAN - At least four people, including a woman, were killed when a passenger pick-up was hit by a roadside mine in Pakistan's restive North Waziristan tribal region on Monday, witnesses said.  weiterlesen >>>


Afghanistan to be cleared of mine within 7 years

(02.04.2006)

KABUL, Apr 3, 2006 -- The post-war and most mine contaminated Afghanistan would be cleared of millions of mines within the next seven years with the support of international community, the country's director of British-based de-mining agency HALO Trust said Monday.  weiterlesen >>>


AMERICA'S BRUTAL TACTICS

(02.04.2006)

USA - Naturally enough, few details of what American troops do in Iraq and Afghanistan reach the nation's television screens, the main source of news for most Americans. American television takes the approach of the New York Times when it refers to professional soldiers as GIs, as though they were humble mechanics and bricklayers of America drafted into the titanic struggle against Hitler and Tojo.  weiterlesen >>>


US working to eliminate threat of landmines

(02.04.2006)

Colombo, SRI LANKA, April 3, 2006: The United States joins Sri Lanka in observing the International Day of Mine Awareness and Mine Action on April 4. Sri Lanka has made impressive strides to rid the island of mines. The National Steering Committee for Mine Action, under the Ministry of Nation Building and Development, has set ambitious goals for the future, and the United States has been a partner with Sri Lanka from the beginning of the mine clearing effort. weiterlesen >>>


Opening of second trans-Kashmir road delayed (INDIA)

(01.04.2006)

Jammu: The opening of the Poonch-Rawalakote route connecting the two parts of Kashmir south of the Pir Panjal mountain range has been delayed because Pakistan has not completed removing mines in the portion of the road on its side, according to official sources. weiterlesen >>>


Verletzte wegen Landmine

(01.04.2006)

-zwei Männer im Osten der Türkei verwundet- weiterlesen >>>


Bookreview: Youths brought to death in Somalia

(01.04.2006)

Children have been used in mine clearing, suicide attacks, and general mayhem because they are compliant, have not developed a conscience, or, having done so, fear the grownups who tell them otherwise. weiterlesen >>>


Four injured in Balochistan explosions (PAKISTAN)

(31.03.2006)

QUETTA, April 1: At least four people, including a woman, were injured in a landmine explosion in Pat Feeder area and a hand grenade attack in the provincial capital on Saturday. Rocket attacks on Frontier Corps checkpoints in Dera Bugti were also reported. weiterlesen >>>


JUANES - Ein Gebet, Wetten Dass..., und ein Benefiz-Konzert

(31.03.2006)

Juanes steckt zudem mitten in den Vorbereitungen für sein komplett akustisches "Colombia sin Minas"-Benefizkonzert, um Geld zu sammeln für Kinder, die in Kolumbien Opfer von Landminen geworden sind.  weiterlesen >>>


An Uncivil War (INDIA)

(31.03.2006)

It's 9 pm. At the gates of Salva Judum relief camp on the outskirts of Giddam block, the big orange bulbs burn bright. A small group of taciturn men keeps vigil with bows and arrows. In times of bi-weekly landmine blasts and AK-47 bursts, the irony of defending the citadel with a hopelessly medieval armoury is lost on them. "Come what may, we will fight," says one of them. weiterlesen >>>


Uncle Sam's scientists busy building insect army (U.S.A)

(31.03.2006)

No, it's not an April Fool's joke: Defence research agency creates landmine-sniffing bugs weiterlesen >>>


3 sustain severe injuries in landmine explosion (PAKISTAN)

(31.03.2006)

QUETTA, April 02 (Online): Three passengers sustained critical injuries when a van hit landmine planted by miscreants in Pat Feeder locality of restive Dera Bugti region on Saturday. weiterlesen >>>


Glenn, Queen Noor, Nichols, Dove and Cooper Win 2006 Common Wealth Awards - Five world-renowned achievers honored for their contributions to society (U.S.A)

(31.03.2006)

Her Majesty Queen Noor of Jordan wins the 2006 Common Wealth Award for Public Service. Queen Noor is internationally recognized for her tireless efforts to address global peace-building, human rights and conflict recovery issues. She has leadership roles with the International Campaign to Ban Landmines and the Landmine Survivors Network. weiterlesen >>>


Chinese peacekeepers arrive in Lebanon on UN mission

(31.03.2006)

The first Chinese peacekeeping troops to serve on a UN peacekeeping mission in the Middle East arrived in the Lebanese capital of Beirut on Friday.  weiterlesen >>>


Indiana Marine reserves to return to Iraq

(30.03.2006)

SOUTH BEND - More than 100 members of an Indiana Marine reserve unit are preparing to return to Iraq. First Sgt. Robert Rhodes said 125 members of the Engineer Company B, based in South Bend, will be called to duty on June 15, but the date they depart for Iraq has not been set. The Marines will first train at Camp Pendleton in California. weiterlesen >>>


Top cops, officials to discuss Maoist offensive

(30.03.2006)

NEW DELHI: Police chiefs and chief secretaries of 13 state hit by Maoist violence will meet here on Friday to finetune a strategic response, prompted by unrelenting violence in Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and Bihar that has left hundreds dead in the last three months.  weiterlesen >>>


Oregon mothers share bond of having sons killed in Iraq

(30.03.2006)

World Photo by Felix Millan Michelle De Ford and Lynn Bradach, of the group Military Families Speak Out, spoke at the Bandon Public Library on Saturday. Both women have lost their sons during the war in Iraq. Sometimes grief can change lives. Such is the case for two Oregon women who both lost sons in the Iraq war. weiterlesen >>>


FC personnel dies in landmine explosion

(30.03.2006)

Quetta: At least one personnel of FC died and several other were injured when a security forces vehicles hit by landmine in Dera Murad Jamali near Chattar.  weiterlesen >>>


Balochistan `militants´ hit power (PAKISTAN)

(30.03.2006)

Suspected tribal militants in Pakistan's Balochistan province have blown up four electricity transmission towers, cutting power to a wide area. A technician sent to repair the damage was then killed in an attack. weiterlesen >>>


Generalized Operation To Bring Landmines To An End

(30.03.2006)

Luanda, 03/31 - Minister Kussumua defends strictness in demining activities to secure safe circulation and good electoral process The National Coordinator of the Executive Commission of Landmines Clearance, João Baptista Kussumua, has predicted the end of landmines with ignition of the "Generalized Humanitarian Land Mines Clearance" which will be the starting point for the countdown of the explosive ordnances planted in the country. weiterlesen >>>


Naxals kill two BJP leaders in Chhattisgarh

(30.03.2006)

Rajnandgaon: CPI (Maoist) group cadres have gunned down two Bharatiya Janata Party leaders here on Thursday night.  weiterlesen >>>


Don't pull troops, local Afghan émigrés warn

(30.03.2006)

Expat Abdul Rahim Parwani is relieved that his wife, Sami, and daughters (left to right) Soraya, Maryam, and Asma don't live under the Taliban's rules. weiterlesen >>>


AIE Image Enhancement Technology Shows Promise in Breast Cancer Screening; U.S. Navy Undersea Mine Detection Technology Used to Augment Digital Mammography Images

(30.03.2006)

March 29, 2006--Radiologists at Newton-Wellesley Hospital in Newton, Massachusetts today released findings from a breast cancer research study designed to evaluate the use of Advanced Image Enhancement, Inc.'s (AIE) software for examining Regions Of Interest (ROI) with Hologic's Lorad Selenia(TM) digital mammography system. Leveraging advanced technology for locating and detecting undersea mines, AIE tailored the approach for breast cancer image enhancement. weiterlesen >>>


Thirteen states meet to counter rising Maoist menace

(30.03.2006)

NEW DELHI - Rattled by a wave of Maoist attacks that have left hundreds dead, officials from 13 Indian states will meet on Friday to try to stem a rebellion that is menacing huge swathes of the country's centre, east and south.  weiterlesen >>>


Soldier killed as military overrun NPA hideout in Quezon

(30.03.2006)

GOVERNMENT troops attacked a suspected communist rebel lair in Mauban town, Quezon province, some 160 kilometers southeast of Manila, leaving a soldier killed in an ensuing firefight, a military spokesman said Friday. weiterlesen >>>


BA forms group to talk to tribal chiefs - Soldier killed, four injured in landmine explosion

(30.03.2006)

QUETTA: The Balochistan Assembly on Thursday set up a panel of peacebrokers to negotiate with tribal chiefs leading a revolt against the Pakistan military in the resource-rich province of Balochistan, Reuters reported. weiterlesen >>>


2 Policemen Convicted Over Suspect's Death

(30.03.2006)

MOSCOW - A Moscow court on Wednesday convicted two police officers of negligence in the death of detainee Alexander Pumane, who was picked up driving a car rigged with explosives in 2004. The Presnensky District Court convicted Andrei Semigin, former head of the Presnensky district police precinct, and Iosif Smerek, a duty officer at the precinct, for their role in Pumane's death. weiterlesen >>>


Terror accused in T.O. court

(30.03.2006)

TORONTO -- A Canadian accused of supplying weapons to al-Qaida and facing extradition to the U.S. appeared in good spirits yesterday waving to his mom in a brief court appearance.  weiterlesen >>>


Negotiated peace sought to end revolt in SW Pakistan

(30.03.2006)

QUETTA, Pakistan, March 30 (Reuters) - A provincial assembly in southwest Pakistan set up a panel of peacebrokers on Thursday to negotiate with tribal chiefs leading a revolt against the Pakistan military in the resource-rich province of Baluchistan. weiterlesen >>>


LTTE cadres in the Batti-Amparai await being run over by Karuna group.

(30.03.2006)

Colombo, 31 March, (Asiantribune.com): Reports reveal that the situation in the East of Sri Lanka especially in the Batticaloa ' Amparai districts are fastly deteriorating and the high command of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam has ordered the Eastern commanders to take adequate precautionary measures to safeguard their cadres from any blitzkrieg by the rival Tamil group. weiterlesen >>>


Iran to hold military exercises from Friday

(30.03.2006)

Tehran, March 30 (IANS) More than 17,000 Iranian soldiers and 500 naval vessels will take part in a weeklong military exercise off the Persian Gulf from Friday. weiterlesen >>>


Generalized operation to bring landmines to an end

(30.03.2006)

Luanda, 03/30 - The National Coordinator of the Executive Commission of Landmines Clearance, João Baptista Kussumua, has predicted the end of landmines with ignition of the "Generalized Humanitarian Mine Clearance" which will be the starting point for the countdown of the explosive ordnances planted in the country. weiterlesen >>>


Landmine kills soldier

(30.03.2006)

QUETTA, March 30: One soldier was killed and four others were injured in a landmine explosion in a village of the Nasirabad district on Thursday. Sources said a pick-up carrying security personnel hit a landmine while patrolling in Mullah Bakhsh village. weiterlesen >>>


AIIMS option for injured cops

(30.03.2006)

Jamshedpur, March 30: The district police could shift the critically-injured victims of yesterday's rebel ambush to Delhi's All-India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).  weiterlesen >>>


Rocker Juanes announces 'Colombia Without Mines' concert

(30.03.2006)

Colombian rocker Juanes will join other Latin musicians for a concert in Los Angeles in May to benefit children injured by land mines in his homeland. weiterlesen >>>


Angola hosts SADC's Mine Action Committee meeting

(30.03.2006)

LUANDA, March 30 -- Angola in co-ordination with the Secretariat of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), holds from April 05 to 06, in Luanda, the eighth meeting of the landmines action technical committee. weiterlesen >>>


Thousands Driven from Homes in Guinea-Bissau Need Aid

(30.03.2006)

Vatican City, 29 March 2006 ' Caritas Guinea-Bissau is currently providing for some 5000 people driven from their homes by fighting between government forces and Senegalese rebel groups along the country's northern border, but the organisation is calling on others for help as its limited supplies are running scarce. weiterlesen >>>


Norway Rush-Orders Mine-Resistant Iveco MLVs

(30.03.2006)

DID reader Endre Lunde informs DID that Norway decided on the 24th of March to buy up to 72 IVECO vehicles, which are called the Panther by the UK and will also be fielded by the Belgian Army. The initial order is for 25 be delivered in 2006 (15) and 2007 (10), and there is also an option to buy a further 47 vehicles over a two year period.  weiterlesen >>>


Child rights in SRI LANKA

(30.03.2006)

Thousands and thousands of children in the NorthEast have been affected by the war in Sri Lanka: those who have been displaced, missed their schooling, suffered malnutrition, been traumatised by bombings and shellings, lost their parents, maimed by land-mines, disabled ' all are in Children's homes and receive no government help. weiterlesen >>>


Mine blast leaves militant dead

(30.03.2006)

KANDAHAR CITY, Mar 29 (Pajhwok Afghan News): A militant was blown up while planting a landmine in the Siori district of the southern Zabul province Tuesday night. Provincial police chief Mohammad Nabi Mulakhel told Pajhwok Afghan News on Wednesday the slain was member of Taliban and was killed while planning to carry out a terrorist attack by planting the explosive device. weiterlesen >>>


Centre urged to set up separate ministry to deal with Naxal-hit areas

(30.03.2006)

New Delhi: The Asian Centre for Human Rights has urged the Central Government to set up a separate a separate ministry for the development of Naxal-hit areas. The appeal has come even as the Union Home Ministry is meeting with chief secretaries and director-generals of police of nine Naxal-hit states. weiterlesen >>>


Military commander scores NPAs for planting landmines

(30.03.2006)

Koronadal City (31 March) -- The commander of the 27th Infantry Battalion based in Barangay Kablon, Tupi, South Cotabato confirmed that a landmine was found by the 25th Infantry Battalion in Sitio Lambunao, Barangay Lasak, Columbio, Sultan Kudarat. weiterlesen >>>


Soldiers retrieve landmine

(30.03.2006)

KIDAPAWAN CITY ' Soldiers belonging to the 27th Infantry Battalion recovered last week an improvised landmine anti-tank while conducting patrol and routine security operations in remote areas in Columbio, Sultan Kudarat. weiterlesen >>>