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Sri Lanka: Letzte Phase der Minenräumung dauert länger

(05.02.2014)

Militärsprecher in Sri Lanka bestätigen, dass die Räumung der verbliebenen Minen bis zu drei Jahre dauern kann. Die Restminen seien besonders schwer zu räumen. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


USA: AktivistInnen fordern das Verbot von Antipersonenminen

(03.02.2014)

AktivistInnen der Landminenkampagne in den USA fordern die US-Regierung auf, die lang angekündigte Revision der US-Landminenpolitik abzuschließen. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Sudan: Blindgängergefahr in Dafur

(02.02.2014)

Explosive Überreste von Streumbomben in Dafur gefährden die rückkehrende Bevölkerung. Die Räumung explosiver Munition hat höchste Priorität. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


AUDIO: UN schätzen, Kongo wird in fünf Jahren frei von Minen sein

(27.01.2014)

Der UN-Programmkoordinator, Pascal Simon, berichtet über die Rolle der UN, alle Minen in der Demokratischen Republik Kongos zu beseitigen. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Kolumbien: Weniger Menschen kommen durch Landminen um - nicht genug, meint die Regierung

(23.01.2014)

Trotz Rückgang der Opferzahlen um 28%, betont die kolumbianische Regierung, dass der Kampf gegen Minen weiter gehen muss. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Fünf UNO-Soldaten in Mali verletzt

(21.01.2014)

In Mali sind fünf UNO-Soldaten verletzt worden, als ihr Fahrzeug über eine Landmine gefahren ist. weiterlesen >>>


Volksvermögen für Streubomben

(18.01.2014)

NATIONALBANK ⋅ Die SNB hält Aktien von Unternehmen, die Streumunition herstellen. Die Finanzierung solcher Firmen verstösst gegen Schweizer Recht. Nun will die SNB die heiklen Aktien abstossen. weiterlesen >>>


Sri Lanka: Landminenräumung kurz vor Abschluss

(16.01.2014)

Laut dem sri-lankischen Verteidigungsministerium sind 94 Prozent der Landminen im Norden und Osten des Landes geräumt. (in Englisch)  weiterlesen >>>


Former commander surrenders weapons in Farah (AFGHANISTAN)

(23.03.2006)

FARAH CITY, Mar 21(Pajhwok Afghan News): A former commander handed in Tuesday heavy and light weapons under Disbandment of Illegal Armed Groups (DIAG) in the western Farah province.  weiterlesen >>>


Neun Polizisten wurden bei Anschlag in AFGHANISTAN getötet

(17.03.2006)

KABUL: In Afghanistan sind neun Polizisten bei der Bergung der Leichen von vier ermordeten Mazedoniern bei einem Anschlag getötet worden.  weiterlesen >>>


Embargoes on global arms trade have been total failure, says UN

(15.03.2006)

All United Nations arms embargoes have been breached with impunity, with only a handful of the weapons traffickers responsible for the trade in death ever facing prosecution, according to a report.  weiterlesen >>>


Huge weapons cache surrendered (AFGHANISTAN)

(15.03.2006)

Kabul - The largest weapons cache found in war-ravaged Afghanistan was handed over to authorities this week, as part of a government programme to disarm illegal militias, a Nato-led force said on Tuesday. weiterlesen >>>


Iraq contractor fights to pull suit from state (U.S.A.)

(15.03.2006)

Blackwater wants wrongful death case heard in federal court -- or preferably not at all  weiterlesen >>>


Historikerin widmet sich Schicksal der österreichischen Kriegsblinden

(15.03.2006)

300 erblindeten im Ersten Weltkrieg - Publikation wird auch als Hörbuch aufgelegt. weiterlesen >>>


Police launch offensive in Gadchiroli district (INDIA)

(15.03.2006)

MUMBAI, MAR 14 (PTI) Police today launched an offensive in Naxal-infested Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra after 25 security personnel, engaged in anti-Naxal operation had a miraculous escape when left-wing ultras triggered a powerful landmine blast and opened fire in the district. weiterlesen >>>


Commission adopts €17.5 million anti-landmine programme (EU)

(15.03.2006)

Brussels, 14 March 2006 - On 9 March 2006, the European Commission has adopted its 2006 Annual Work Programme for antipersonnel landmines with a budget of € 17.5 million. weiterlesen >>>


Four jawans injured in blast (INDIA)

(15.03.2006)

In Nagpur security personnel had a narrow escape from a landmine blast. weiterlesen >>>


South Korea opens new border check points with North

(15.03.2006)

The buildings are bright and modern, but mostly empty, a testament to modern South Korean efficiency and impoverished North Korea's reluctance to embrace its neighbor and the outside world. weiterlesen >>>


Angola; Anti-Personal Mine Stockpile Search Starts Next Year

(15.03.2006)

A process of search and localisation of anti-personal mine stockpile will start in the first quarter of 2006, in response to Article 4 of the Ottawa Convention of which Angola is a signatory. weiterlesen >>>


Human Rights Report on Nepal (released by US State Department)

(15.03.2006)

Following are the excerpts of the Human Rights report on Nepal, released by the State Department on March 8,2006. For complete report, please visit the State Department website for more information. …. weiterlesen >>>


War and Peace:Navigating Afghanistan's Propaganda Minefields

(15.03.2006)

PEJ News - C. L. Cook - An e:mail press release from no less than the irreproachable Canadian Landmine Foundation found its way recently into my in-box, informing: "Canadians Support Canada's Commitment to Afghanistan." Being a Canadian singularly unsupportive of Canada's support of an immoral and illegal invasion and occupation of a once-sovereign nation, I was anxious to discover what changed "my" mind... weiterlesen >>>


Notes from the field: Visiting canal in southern Sudan (SUDAN)

(15.03.2006)

Canal is a small town in southern Sudan. It is bordered by a river and a landmine field. Many people from Khartoum, Ethiopia, and other places have to cross it in order to get home. weiterlesen >>>


High-Tech Solution For Afghan Farmers (U.S.A.)

(15.03.2006)

Mar. 14 - KGO - California is once again preparing to help farmers in Afghanistan with a food crop that could be an alternative to the poppy crops that dominate many of the provinces. weiterlesen >>>


Nepal: Bombs causing hundreds of child casualties (NEPAL)

(15.03.2006)

KATHMANDU, 14 March (IRIN) - Nepal is ranked among the top 10 countries in the world affected by victim-activated bomb explosions, a new report by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has revealed. weiterlesen >>>


U.S. Military Plans to Make Insect Cyborgs by Shaun Waterman (U.S.A.)

(15.03.2006)

WASHINGTON - Facing problems in its efforts to train insects or build robots that can mimic their flying abilities, the U.S. military now wants to develop "insect cyborgs" that can go where its soldiers cannot. weiterlesen >>>


"Die Wunden sind noch deutlich sichtbar" (AFGHANISTAN)

(15.03.2006)

Der in Deutschland lebende Internist Masaod Roohani unterstützt Kollegen in Afghanistan Afghanistan hat sich noch lange nicht vom Bürgerkrieg erholt. Viele Menschen leben am Rande des Existenzminimums, das Landesinnere ist immer noch mit vielen Minen verseucht. weiterlesen >>>


Eritreans Pay Heavy Price in Conflict (ERITREA)

(15.03.2006)

SENAFE, Eritrea -- Eritrea, struggling to rebuild after decades of conflict, is sinking deeper into poverty amid a simmering border dispute with Ethiopia that already has sparked one war between the longtime Horn of Africa enemies. weiterlesen >>>


Huge arms haul in Bandarban district (BANGLADESH)

(15.03.2006)

Mar 14: A joint team of Army and BDR seized another huge cache of arms and ammunition from Naikkhongchari Upazila in Bandarban during a 36-hour operation in the middle of hilly areas on March 12. weiterlesen >>>


Nine cops hurt in Naxal-planted landmine blast in Gadchiroli (INDIA)

(15.03.2006)

Nagpur, Mar 14 (UNI) Nine policeman engaged in anti-Naxal operations escaped with slight injuries when the ultra leftists triggered a powerful landmine blast near Fulmodi Gatta village in Dhanora taluka of Naxaliites-infested Gadchiroli district last night, police said today. weiterlesen >>>


Bomb explosion outside shop in Pakistan: 8 injured

(15.03.2006)

A bomb concealed in a plastic bag exploded outside a shop in the southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta on Wednesday, wounding eight people, including women and children, police and a doctor said. weiterlesen >>>


Two tribals beheaded in public (INDIA)

(15.03.2006)

BHADRACHALAM: Retaliating against the anti-Naxal vigilante movement Salva Judum, the Maoists, on Tuesday, beheaded two tribals in full view of bus passengers at Erraboru village between Kunta and Dornapal in neighbouring Chattisgarh.  weiterlesen >>>


Salween dams threaten thousands of Karenni: report (BURMA)

(15.03.2006)

Thousands of people in Burma's Karenni State will be forced off their land if the planned construction of hydroelectric dams on the Salween River goes ahead, according to a new report. weiterlesen >>>


National mine risk education plan to be developed (JORDAN)

(15.03.2006)

AMMAN - Suleiman Ghneimat, a former air force pilot who miraculously survived a landmine accident eight years ago, served as a powerful example of the importance of mine risk education at a workshop on the subject Wednesday. weiterlesen >>>


EU earmarks 17.5 million Euros for mine sweeping (EUROPE)

(15.03.2006)

The European Commission will assign 17.5 million Euros for its annual antipersonnel mines programs with the purpose of aiding those countries ravaged by this kind of explosives. weiterlesen >>>


New Report Slams Salween Dam Projects (BURMA)

(15.03.2006)

An environmental impact report released on Wednesday has condemned Burma's proposed dam projects on the Salween River, warning that vast tracts of land and thousands of local Karenni villagers would be at risk if the projects were to proceed. weiterlesen >>>


Huge arms, ammunition cache seized, terrorism attempt foiled (PAKISTAN)

(15.03.2006)

KARACHI, March 16 (Online): Pakistan Coast Guards (PCG) officials have recovered huge quantity of arms and ammunition including landmines and anti-tank rockets, said the spokesman of PCG on Wednesday.  weiterlesen >>>


23 Land Mine Fatalities Last Year (MOZAMBIQUE)

(15.03.2006)

23 people were killed by land mines in Mozambique in 2005, a sharp rise from the three known mine fatalities in 2004, according to the director of the National Demining Institute (IND), Gamiliel Munguambe.  weiterlesen >>>


Security personnel injured in Sui (PAKISTAN)

(15.03.2006)

QUETTA: Three security personnel sustained serious injuries in a landmine blast here in Sui, Chatar Khaleji on Tuesday.  weiterlesen >>>


Thousands of people stranded as rebel blockade of key highways in Nepal continues to second day (NEPAL)

(15.03.2006)

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) - A blockade of major highways imposed by communist rebels stranded travelers as it stalled traffic across Nepal on Wednesday, officials said. weiterlesen >>>


Four killed in Afghanistan bomb attack from Carolinas-based unit (AFGHANISTAN)

(15.03.2006)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The four soldiers killed Sunday by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan were members of a Carolinas-based Army reserve battalion, including a Mount Airy man who sought deployment to a combat zone, officials said Tuesday. weiterlesen >>>


Three hurt in bomb blast in south-western Pakistan (PAKISTAN)

(15.03.2006)

Quetta, March. 15 (AP): A bomb exploded outside a shop in the southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta, wounding three people, police said today. weiterlesen >>>


Forces recover five bodies of terrorists (NEPAL)

(15.03.2006)

KATHMANDU, Mar. 14: A so-called district committee member (DCM) Hari Sapkota 'Basanta' of Rautahat who was carried away by his comrades following the injuries he had sustained during a skirmish with the security forces on Thursday at Kateni area of Rangapur, Rautahat died on Friday, states the Ministry of Defence. weiterlesen >>>


War on terror claims another WNC soldier - Burnsville reservist among Asheville company victims

(15.03.2006)

ASHEVILLE ' The four soldiers killed by a roadside bomb Sunday in Afghanistan were all riding in the same armored Humvee, Army officials said. weiterlesen >>>


Die israelische Armee tötet zu viele arabische Kinder (UNICEF)

(15.03.2006)

Das Kinderhilfswerk der Vereinten Nationen, UNICEF, zeigte sich in einer Presseerklärung über die getöteten Kinder in den palästinensischen Gebieten bestürzt. weiterlesen >>>


3 FC troops injured in landmine explosion (PAKISTAN)

(15.03.2006)

QUETTA, March 14: Three Frontier Corps (FC) troops were injured in a landmine explosion in the Chattar Fuliji area of Dera Bugti on Tuesday. Official sources said that a pick-up carrying FC personnel was blown up when it hit the landminem injuring the troops. The pick-up was destroyed. weiterlesen >>>


Syrian parliamentarian: We reject map showing state within Turkey (SYRIA/ TURKEY)

(15.03.2006)

A visiting Syrian parliamentarian yesterday dismissed a map distributed by Kurdish opposition Syrians in the U.S. Senate, showing a large part of Turkish territory as a part of a so-called state, saying, "Syrian and Turkish citizens are brothers and allies." weiterlesen >>>


Suspected Insurgents Detained in Iraq -Weapons Caches Found (IRAQ)

(14.03.2006)

WASHINGTON ' U.S. soldiers and Iraqi security forces in recent days have continued to detain suspected insurgents and to find and destroy weapons caches, military officials reported. weiterlesen >>>


Woman helps market artisan groups (CAMBODIA)

(14.03.2006)

The lessons that Priya Haji learned from helping her parents establish Health for All clinic in Bryan stuck with her. Now she is head of World of Good, a global marketing company helping 133 artisan groups in 31 countries.  weiterlesen >>>


Iraqi police raids lead to cache discoveries (IRAQ)

(14.03.2006)

TIKRIT, Insurgents hid their weapons cache inside a dumpster of an Iraqi village. Children tipped police on the dangerous material hidden inside. weiterlesen >>>


Geheimarsenal mit Artilleriegeschossen in Grosny ausgehoben (TSCHETSCHENIEN)

(14.03.2006)

Die Munition wurde im Kultur- und Erholungspark von Grosny entdeckt. weiterlesen >>>


Four US soldiers killed in Afghanistan MIL-AFGHANISTAN-US-KILLING

(14.03.2006)

(KABUL, March 12 (KUNA) -- Four US military servicemen were killed in an improvised explosive device attack in Afghanistan's eastern Kunar province on Sunday.  weiterlesen >>>


Maoists say sorry, snatch cops (INDIA)

(14.03.2006)

Hyderabad/Raipur, March 12: Maoists have apologised to the tribals of Chhattisgarh for the landmine blast on February 28 in which over 30 people died. weiterlesen >>>


Landmines planted by troops, says Bugti (PAKISTAN)

(14.03.2006)

QUETTA, March 12: Jamhoori Watan Party chief Nawab Akbar Khan Bugti has alleged that security forces have planted landmines from Pakeel to Barkhan in areas controlled by them. weiterlesen >>>


Military seeks to develop `insect cyborgs' (U.S.A.)

(14.03.2006)

The U.S. military, facing problems in its efforts to train insects or build robots that can mimic their flying abilities, now wants to develop "insect cyborgs" that can go where troops cannot.  weiterlesen >>>


Govt should accept (PAKISTAN)

(14.03.2006)

QUETTA, March 13(Online): The Chairman of JWP (Jamhoori Watan Party) Nawab Akbar Khan Bugti has said that if government would only "accept the control of Balochis over their natural resources", the entire conflict would end. weiterlesen >>>


Sri Lanka enlists convicts to feed army (SRI LANKA)

(14.03.2006)

COLOMBO - Sri Lanka plans to move dozens of convicts to an army-held enclave in the rebel-dominated north, officials said on Monday -- not as a punishment but to grow vegetables.  weiterlesen >>>


Amnesty expresses concern over violence in Chhattisgarh (INDIA)

(14.03.2006)

AI expresses concern over the safety of civilians, including adivasis, caught in escalating conflict in Chattisgarh Amnesty International expresses grave concern about the recent escalation of violence in a remote forest region of Chattisgarh, central India. weiterlesen >>>


Fear triggers exodus in the badlands of Chhattisgarh (INDIA)

(14.03.2006)

DHARBAGUDA: The landmine catapulted him out of the truck. As he lay on the ground in agony, his left leg broken and bleeding, Khurrum Bojji watched Maoist guerrillas move in on the injured. weiterlesen >>>


Black History Month -- and the Black Heroes it Ignores (U.S.A.)

(14.03.2006)

According to Amnesty International: […] "The preparation, manufacture and use of explosives, including 210,000 hand grenades, 48,000 anti-personnel mines, 1,500 time devices, 144 tons of ammonium nitrate, 21.6 tons of aluminum powder and a ton of black powder. 193 counts of terrorism committed between 1961 and 1963," was initiated by Nelson Mandela in the first place.  weiterlesen >>>


Suspected communist rebels rob bank in Nepal despite heightened security (NEPAL)

(14.03.2006)

KATMANDU, Nepal - Suspected communist guerrillas robbed a bank in a southwest Nepal town on Monday despite the government's tightened security ahead of a planned blockade of highways by the rebels, officials said. weiterlesen >>>


3 soldiers killed in Agusan del Sur ambush (PHILLIPPINES)

(14.03.2006)

THREE soldiers were killed and five others were wounded in an ambush by suspected communist guerrillas following a landmine explosion in the southern Philippine province of Agusan del Sur Sunday, a military spokesman said Monday. weiterlesen >>>


Opium and the Taliban, an explosive cocktail in Afghanistan (AFGHANISTAN)

(14.03.2006)

LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan -- Taliban rebels determined to keep southern Afghanistan in chaos have teamed up with drug barons against the government and its opium eradication campaign launched last week, officials say.  weiterlesen >>>


Salween Dams proposal revive development nightmare for Karenni in BURMA

(13.03.2006)

Karenni Development Research Group has expressed serious concern fear over the proposal to dam the Salween River. The reports brings into sharp focus that 28 villages Karenni villages will be inundated and about 30,000 people will be affected. Thousands of landmines were planted to secure the Lawpita hydropower project. weiterlesen >>>


Mine blast leaves one civilian dead in Kandahar (AGHANISTAN)

(13.03.2006)

KANDAHAR CITY,: One civilian was killed and another sustained injuries when their motorbike hit a landmine in the Spin Boldak border town of the southern Kandahar province last night, security officials said on Tuesday. weiterlesen >>>


Alles soll gezeigt werden" (KAMBODSCHA)

(13.03.2006)

Fotograf Arnold über Werbung der anderen Art und Minen, die Leben zerstören weiterlesen >>>


Are bomb squads equipped to deal with hi-tech bombs? - Trans-Asia railway planned (INDIA)

(13.03.2006)

VietNamNet ' This year Southeast Asian nations will begin to market and advertise to raise around US$5bil for the trans-Asia railway project. The most costly task in the construction process will be mine clearing. weiterlesen >>>


Four APF Personnel Injured in Nepalgunj Landmine Explosion (NEPAL)

(13.03.2006)

Nepalgunj, Four armed police personnel were injured in a landmine explosion at the Naubasta-based training centre of the Armed Police Forces (APF) in Nepalgunj in mid-western Nepal this morning. weiterlesen >>>


Children suffer most from legacy of land mines (AFGHANISTAN)

(13.03.2006)

KABUL -- Almost five years after the U.S. invasion and after a sort of tremulous peace was imposed upon Afghanistan, almost a decade since the late Diana, Princess of Wales, made ridding the world of land mines her crusade, the children just keep on coming to the War Victims Hospital here that is run by the Italian humanitarian organization Emergency. weiterlesen >>>


Bombs causing hundreds of child casualties (NEPAL)

(13.03.2006)

[ This report does not necessarily reflect the views of the United Nations]  weiterlesen >>>


NATO peacekeepers find huge Afghan weapons cache (AFGHANISTAN)

(13.03.2006)

KABUL - NATO peacekeepers in Afghanistan have found the biggest weapons cache in recent years including 80 tonnes of TNT and 25,000 landmines, a NATO force spokeswoman said on Tuesday.  weiterlesen >>>


Lankan convicts to feed the army (SRI LANKA)

(13.03.2006)

The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, who are fighting for an independent Tamil homeland, have frequently imposed bans on sales of provisions to the army, cut off from the rest of the country by a landmine-strewn border with rebel territory. weiterlesen >>>


Government trade show draws crowd (USA)

(13.03.2006)

ASHEVILLE - Fred Webb, Wellco's president, was on hand Monday at Opportunities 2006 trade show at the Grove Park Inn, talking about its latest boot "Mine Bogglers" to protect troops against small land mines.  weiterlesen >>>


25 jawans survive landmine blast (INDIA)

(13.03.2006)

Twenty-five jawans of a Special Task Force patrolling party had a miraculous escape when a group of naxalites triggered a powerful landmine blast and later fired at them, near Pendhari forest in Gadchiroli district early Tuesday, police said. weiterlesen >>>


Suspects in deaths of Marines captured (AFGHANISTAN)

(13.03.2006)

ASADABAD, Afghanistan (UPI) -- U.S. forces have arrested 11 suspected militants in eastern Afghanistan in connection with a roadside bombing that killed four U.S. Marines. weiterlesen >>>


Pray for the Buddhist Burmese People of MYANMAR

(13.03.2006)

The army of 500,000 includes many children who were forced into service. These children are often used to walk in fields in order to detect explosive mines. The army forces civilians to do manual labor without pay.  weiterlesen >>>


Impoverished Eritreans suffer in Ethiopian stand-off (ETHIOPIA / ERITREA)

(13.03.2006)

Genet Kidane has been separated from her farm by a field of landmines since her nation's 1998-to-2000 war with Ethiopia. Efforts to remove mines stopped after Ethiopia refused to accept a 2002 ruling on where the boundary should fall.  weiterlesen >>>


Taliban fighter arrested in Kunar (AFGHANISTAN)

(13.03.2006)

KABUL, Mar 14: The Afghan army arrested a suspected Taliban with arms and explosives during a crackdown in the eastern Kunar province, Defence Ministry officials claimed on Tuesday. weiterlesen >>>


Harris signs to upgrade rocket control (USA)

(13.03.2006)

The US Army's battle-proven HIMARS is the newest member of the MLRS (Multiple Launch Rocket System) family. weiterlesen >>>


Kriegsverbrechertribunal - Milosevic im Gefängnis tot aufgefunden

(13.03.2006)

Der ehemalige Bundestagsabgeordnete Winfried Wolf wirft der NATO im "Balkan-Krieg" 1999 die "Erprobung" von Waffensystemen vor: "Es gibt keinen Journalisten, der auch nur die leiseste Idee davon hat, was in Jugoslawien passierte. Sie haben das Land mit neuen Waffen zerstört, mit giftigen Nervengasen, mit Minen, die an kleinen Fallschirmen abgelassen wurden, mit Uran-kontaminierten Bomben, mit schwarzem Napalm, mit chemischen Waffen ...". weiterlesen >>>


Taliban fight feeds on opium (AFGHANISTAN)

(13.03.2006)

LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan: A Western security source in Kabul sais: "We have lots of indications that on many secondary roads, rebels are planting mines to target the eradication force." weiterlesen >>>


Three soldiers, policeman killed in communist rebel attack (PHILIPPINES)

(13.03.2006)

Manila, Mar. 14: Three soldiers and a policeman were killed in separate attacks by communist rebels in the Philippines over the weekend, officials said Tuesday.  weiterlesen >>>


Local soldiers defuse Africa's landmine crisis (KENYA)

(13.03.2006)

About three decades ago, Kenya sent its first batch of soldiers to a war-torn country on a peacekeeping mission. weiterlesen >>>


Maoist toll on women (NEPAL)

(13.03.2006)

The United Nations has expressed concern at how the Maoist insurgency is taking its toll on the women in Nepal. Violence against women has risen at an alarming rate in the kingdom that witnessed a flare-up following a four-month ceasefire. weiterlesen >>>


FC foils terrorism bid in Dera Bugti (PAKISTAN)

(13.03.2006)

QUETTA: Intensifying operation against anti-social elements, Frontier Corp Balochistan have taken in possession huge cache of heavy ammunition from the areas of restive Dera Bugti and Chaghi localities.  weiterlesen >>>


Karzai condemns Balochistan blast (AFGHANISTAN)

(13.03.2006)

KABUL, Mar 11 (Pajhwok Afghan News): Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai Saturday condemned the explosion in Balochistan, southwestern province of neighbouring Pakistan that left 28 people killed and seven other injured.  weiterlesen >>>


Govt must give Baloch control over natural resources: Bugti (PAKISTAN)

(13.03.2006)

QUETTA: The conflict in Balochistan will end if the government accepts that the Baloch people should have control over the natural resources in the provinces, Bugti tribe chief Nawab Akbar Bugti said.  weiterlesen >>>


The Campaign to Pacify Sunni Iraq (IRAQ)

(13.03.2006)

In the first of a two-part dispatch, "Disintegrating Iraqi Sovereignty," Michael Schwartz explored Iraq's missing "sovereignty." Most of us take sovereignty for granted, but under the pressure of invasion, occupation, destruction, and arrogance as well as increasing ethnic/religious strife and rippling chaos, it has proved ever harder to bring to bear in Iraq. weiterlesen >>>


Bié: Seminar For Educative Reform Trainers Opens (ANGOLA)

(12.03.2006)

Kuito, 03/13- At least 150 teachers from Angola`s central Bie province inland areas are since today attending a seminar for educative reform trainers, promoted by the local departments of Education and Culture. weiterlesen >>>


US soldier killed in road accident (AFGHANISTAN)

(12.03.2006)

KABUL, Mar 13: A US soldier was killed in a road accident in the Torkham district of the eastern Nangarhar province on Monday. weiterlesen >>>


Marine Officials Address Accuracy in Reporting, Cite Success of Force Protection's Cougar Vehicle

(12.03.2006)

LADSON, S.C.March 13, 2006-Force Protection, Inc. manufactures ballistic- and mine-protected vehicles through its wholly owned subsidiary. These specialty vehicles are protected against landmines, hostile fire, and Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs, commonly referred to as roadside bombs). weiterlesen >>>


UNLF denies hand in blast (INDIA)

(12.03.2006)

IMPHAL, Mar 13: The underground United National Liberation Front, UNLF has categorically denied any involvement in the blast at Hollejang village in Dingpi area of Chandel district in which a woman was killed and three others were injured.  weiterlesen >>>


UNICEF Humanitarian Action: NORTH CAUCASUS donor update 13 Mar 2006

(12.03.2006)

The presence of landmines and explosive remnants of war (ERW) continues to pose a serious threat to civilians, including children, in Chechnya. weiterlesen >>>


UNLF denies hand in blast (INDIA)

(12.03.2006)

IMPHAL, Mar 13: The underground United National Liberation Front, UNLF has categorically denied any involvement in the blast at Hollejang village in Dingpi area of Chandel district in which a woman was killed and three others were injured.  weiterlesen >>>


US envoy in Iraq repeats call for talks with Iran (GREAT BRITAIN)

(12.03.2006)

LONDON, March 12 (IranMania) - The US ambassador to Iraq Zalmy Khalilzad repeated his requests for dialogue with Iranian officials, notably over the Iraqi developments, IRNA reported. weiterlesen >>>


Maoists revisit Dangardiha (BANGLADESH)

(12.03.2006)

MIDNAPORE, March 12. - The body of Gumai Tudu, a CPI-M worker, who along with Jaladhar Mahato, another Marxist cadre of Dangardiha in Belpahari in Midnapore West, who was hacked to death on Wednesday, could not be cremated as 30 to 40 members of the outfit revisited the village on Friday night.  weiterlesen >>>


Village chiefs, KSO condemn IED blast (INDIA)

(12.03.2006)

Imphal, March 12: Strongly condemning the IED blast at Hollenjang village in New Samtal area in Chandel district yesterday in which one woman was killed and three others were injured, the Dingpi Area Kuki Chief Association, accused the UNLF of planting the bomb. weiterlesen >>>


UNLF points blast finger at SF (INDIEN)

(12.03.2006)

Imphal, March 12: Categorically refuting the statement of the PIB (Defence Wing) that held the UNLF responsible for the IED explosion at Hollejang village in Chandel district that killed one woman and injured three others, the UNLF today said that the blast was not an IED but a landmine planted by the security personnel posted at Hengshi.  weiterlesen >>>


Another Cache of Weapons, Ammo Found in Bandarban (BANGLADESH)

(11.03.2006)

Naikhonchhari, March 12: A joint force of army and Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) recovered another cache of weapons and ammunition from a den of Naikkhongchhari upazila of Chittagong Hill Tract (CHT) yesterday morning. weiterlesen >>>


Maoist gun misses one (BANGLADESH)

(11.03.2006)

Midnapore, March 11: Dayasindhu Mahato had a narrow escape last night. The member of the local committee of the DYFI is alive because he was not around when half a dozen Maoists raided his home in Lalgarh, West Midnapore.  weiterlesen >>>


Khetran chieftain accuses govt of wavering against terrorists (PAKISTAN)

(11.03.2006)

QUETTA, March 11: Chief of the Khetran tribe Sardar Abdur Rehman Khetran claimed that the Marri and Bugti insurgents had re-established their camps where areas of the three tribes converged and accused the government of hesitating to deal sternly with saboteurs who were laying landmines. weiterlesen >>>


Harvesting the deadly spoils of war (Laos)

(10.03.2006)

A young girl waters her flowers. A close examination reveals that the flower pot is the shell of a pineapple bomb. An elderly lady feeds her horse at a trough, which turns out to be the remains of a cluster bomb. weiterlesen >>>


Russia to deliver Smerch rockets to India (Russia/ India)

(10.03.2006)

Russia is starting deliveries of 'Smerch' (Tornado) multiple-launch rocket systems (MLRS) to India. weiterlesen >>>


BOMB WARNING (Nepal)

(10.03.2006)

Nepali children need a new curriculum that includes bomb risk education weiterlesen >>>


UNHCR issues new appeals for Sudan operations; insecurity forces cut in Darfur budget (Sudan)

(10.03.2006)

GENEVA (UNHCR) ' Citing deteriorating security that has severely limited its operations and access in Sudan's strife-torn Darfur region, the UN refugee agency today announced a 44 percent reduction in its 2006 programme budget for the region.  weiterlesen >>>


Militant killed (Kashmir)

(10.03.2006)

Srinagar, Mar 9: One militant was killed in an encounter with troops in Doda district of Jammu, police said Thursday. Police said Nazir Ahmad alias Nazoor of Hizbul Mujahideen outfit was killed in an encounter with police and troops at Changer village in Gandoh area of the hilly district on Wednesday night. Police claimed another militant surrendered before the troops during the encounter.  weiterlesen >>>


Fencing not to be allowed at any cost: Asfand Yar Wali Khan (Pakistan)

(10.03.2006)

PESHAWAR: ANP President Asfand Yar Wali Khan has rejected the proposals from high ranking officers of government for fencing border areas adjacent to Afghan borders or laying land mines terming it a bid on the part of government to divert attention of people from its failed and dual Afghan policy.  weiterlesen >>>


Islamabad's border-fencing idea irks Pashtun leaders (Pakistan)

(10.03.2006)

ISLAMABAD Several political figures in Pakistan view Islamabad's idea of fencing or mining the Durand Line as a sinister conspiracy to further alienate the two nations - especially Pashtuns living on both sides of the porous border.  weiterlesen >>>


Significant Progress Made To Reduce Land Mine Effects

(10.03.2006)

Land mine problem can be solved sooner rather than later, State's Kidd says weiterlesen >>>