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Thema: Streubomben, tödliche Roboter und Abrüstung

(18.12.2013)

Im diesjährigen Frauen-Kolleg anläßlich der Fünf-Jahresfeier des Albright-Instituts, befassen sich vierzig vielversprechende weibliche Führungskräfte mit dem Thema Streubomben, automatische Tötungsroboter und humanitäre Abrüstung. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Weltweit Aktionen gegen explosive Investitionen

(12.12.2013)

Laut dem von IKV Pax Christi (Niederlanden) veröffentlichten Bericht 2013 „Worldwide Investments In Cluster Munitions: A Shared Responsibility“, befinden sich noch immer deutsche Finanzinstitute auf der Schwarzen Liste von Unternehmen, die Investitionen in Streubombenhersteller tätigen.  weiterlesen >>>


Neuester Bericht von IKV Pax Christi zu Investitionen in Streubomben

(12.12.2013)

Laut dem von IKV Pax Christi (Niederlanden) veröffentlichten Bericht 2013 „Worldwide Investments In Cluster Munitions: A Shared Responsibility“, befinden sich noch immer deutsche Finanzinstitute auf der Schwarzen Liste von Unternehmen, die Investitionen in Streubombenhersteller tätigen. weiterlesen >>>


Ein Bombengeschäft

(12.12.2013)

Deutsche Bank und Allianz investieren nach wie vor in Herstellerunternehmen verbotener Streumunition. Insgesamt sind die Investitionen aber rückläufig. weiterlesen >>>


Kanada: Regierung ändert Gesetzesentwurf über das Verbot von Streumbomben

(10.12.2013)

Der Auswärtige Ausschuß des kanadischen Parlaments hat einstimmig die von der kanadischen Regierung vorgeschlagenen Streichung des Wortes "Anwendung" aus einem Paragraphen des Gesetzesentwurf angenommen. Kritiker erkennen die Bedeutung dieser Änderung an, betonen jedoch, dass dieses Ergebnis insgesamt enttäuschend bleibt. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Kanada: Verbesserungen des Gesetzentwurfs für das Streubombenverbot erwartet

(10.12.2013)

Der Auswärtige Ausschuß des kanadischen Parlaments berät über den umstrittenen Gesetzesentwurf für das Verbot von Streubomben. Es wird erwartet, dass die Regierung in Bezug auf gemeinsame Militäraktionen mit Nichtvertragsstaaten des Streubombenverbots Verbesserungen vorschlägt. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Burma/Myanmar: Landminenexplosionen töten drei Menschen

(09.12.2013)

Ein Mann und zwei Frauen werden in der Shan-Region durch Landminenexplosionen getötet. Die Frauen hinterlassen jeweils vier Kindern. Unfälle dieser Art sind in dieser Region leider nicht selten. in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Libyen: Landesweite Minengefahrenaufklärung

(05.12.2013)

Das libysche Bildungsministerium führt Aufklärungsprogramme von UNICEF fort, in denen bisher 650.000 Kinder und Erwachsene über die Gefahren von Minen und Blindgängern aufgeklärt wurden. (in Engllisch) weiterlesen >>>


Seit 20 Jahren »dem Kapital auf der Spur«

(09.03.2006)

Für mehr Umweltschutz und soziale Gerechtigkeit streiten die Kritischen Aktionäre seit mehr als 20 Jahren in den Hauptversammlungen deutscher Konzerne. weiterlesen >>>


The Korb Report: A Modest Beginning (USA)

(09.03.2006)

CDI Senior Adviser Lawrence Korb has updated his "Korb Report" to address the 2007 defense budget request. weiterlesen >>>


Five children killed by Israeli violence in a single day on Monday (ISRAEL)

(09.03.2006)

In Israeli combat operations many children lost their lives.  weiterlesen >>>


Foreigners financing rebels in Waziristan, Balochistan: Sherpao (PAKISTAN)

(09.03.2006)

- Interior minister announces more FC and checkposts in Waziristan - Says fencing and lying landmines won't stop terrorists from Afghanistan weiterlesen >>>


Hmar NGOs seek Union HM's intervention (INDIA)

(09.03.2006)

IMPHAL, Mar 7: Further ratcheting up the charges of rape and other atrocities by cadres of the UNLF and the KCP in the Tipaimukh area of Churachandpur district, the Sinlung Indigenous People's Human Rights Organisation has submitted a memorandum to the Union home minister, Shivraj Patel, seeking his immediate intervention for restoration of law and order in the area, and for relief and rehabilitation of the victims. weiterlesen >>>


Three gas pipelines blown up (PAKISTAN)

(09.03.2006)

QUETTA, March 7: Three gas pipelines were blown up in the Pir Koh gas field area and Mastung township, while a bomb exploded in Quetta and around 28 rockets were fired at Frontier Corps checkposts in Kohlu and Dera Bugti districts, on Tuesday. weiterlesen >>>


Nepal's women bear brunt of war - UN appeals for protection of women in conflict (NEPAL)

(09.03.2006)

KATHMANDU - The UN in Nepal marked this year's International Women's Day, with a reminder of the plight of Nepali women caught up in the decade-long conflict. weiterlesen >>>


Sri Lanka to clear all landmines by 2008 (SRI LANKA)

(09.03.2006)

COLOMBO, (Reuters) - Sri Lanka has removed more than half a million landmines sown in the island's north and east during two decades of civil war, and aims to clear the other half by the end of 2008, the government said on Tuesday. weiterlesen >>>


3 militants killed in Valley (INDIA/PAKISTAN)

(09.03.2006)

Bomb disposal squad was called in Malangpora Awantipur (Pulwama district) to defuse a landmine. However, it proved hoax, as there was no mine in the area. weiterlesen >>>


Financial Constraints Delay Landmine Risk Activity (ANGOLA)

(09.03.2006)

Luanda - Poor financial and material capacity is hindering the expansion of Angola Red Cross (CVA) awareness campaign on risks of landmines and other explosives in across the country. weiterlesen >>>


British organisation clears Kuito/Kambandua road of landmines (ANGOLA)

(09.03.2006)

Kuito, 03/06 - The British organisation "The Hallo Trust" is clearing of landmines the Kuito/Kambandua road in Angola`s central Bie province, aiming at securing road traffic in the region.  weiterlesen >>>


New Grants to Reinforce U.S. Humanitarian Mine Action (USA)

(09.03.2006)

The Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement in the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Political-Military Affairs has awarded over $1.9 million in grants to non-governmental organizations and UNICEF to clear landmines and unexploded ordnance, teach mine risk education, render assistance to landmine survivors, and encourage more public support for mine action. weiterlesen >>>


Chhattisgarh firms up new plan to take on Maoists by Shivanand Shukla (INDIA)

(09.03.2006)

Raipur: In view of the spate of violence by Left extremists in Chhattisgarh in recent times, the State Government is preparing a fresh action plan to combat the Maoists.  weiterlesen >>>


Sudan vows to get rid of landmines by 2014 (SUDAN)

(09.03.2006)

KHARTOUM, -- Sudanese are fighting an uphill war against dangers posed by landmines and unexploded remnants of the civil war, Sudan's President Omer Al-Bashir said on Tuesday.  weiterlesen >>>


Humanitäres Minensuchgerät mit optischer Ortsreferenzierung (Deutschland)

(09.03.2006)

Aktuell wird in einem von der EU geförderten Projekt mit Beteiligung des Instituts für Allgemeine Elektrotechnik der Universität Rostock an der Entwicklung eines neuartigen humanitären Minensuchgerätes auf der Basis von Metalldetektoren gearbeitet. weiterlesen >>>


Sri Lanka: Ein Waisenhaus für Elefanten (SRI LANKA)

(09.03.2006)

In Pinnawela leben Elefanten in einem extra für sie geschaffenen Waisenhaus. Unter ihnen befindet sich ein Elefant, der bei einem Minenunfall einen Fuß verloren hat. weiterlesen >>>


New grants to reinforce U.S. humanitarian mine action

(08.03.2006)

The Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement in the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Political-Military Affairs has awarded over $1.9 million in grants to non-governmental organizations and UNICEF to clear landmines and unexploded ordnance, teach mine risk education, render assistance to landmine survivors, and encourage more public support for mine action. This is in addition to the over $77 million that the Office is projected to invest in bilateral and multilateral mine action programs around the world in fiscal year 2006.  weiterlesen >>>


India: AI expresses concern over the safety of civilians, including adivasis, caught in escalating conflict in Chattisgarh (India)

(08.03.2006)

Amnesty International expresses grave concern about the recent escalation of violence in a remote forest region of Chattisgarh, central India. On 28 February, suspected Maoists belonging to the People's War Group (PWG) set off a landmine in the Dantewada/Bastar region of the state. As a result, a truck carrying civilians was blown up, killing 26 people and seriously injuring 30 others. weiterlesen >>>


Indian forces using landmines to kill Tribal people of IHK (India, Kashmir)

(08.03.2006)

ORISSA/ISLAMABAD: Indian forces are using landmines for killing people of tribal areas of occupied Kashmir and it has been demanded from Human Right NGOs to investigate the matter. According to a report compiled by two non-government organizations (NGOs), the Jharkhandi's organization for human Rights (JOHAR) and the Jharkhah Mines Area Coordination Committee (JMACO) landmines are being used by Indian forces to kill the indigenous people in Kalinga Nagar in Orissa.  weiterlesen >>>


Besigye won't be tried in Court Martial: Museveni (Uganda)

(08.03.2006)

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni Tuesday said that the leader of the Forum for Democratic Change ( FDC), Kizza Besigye will not be tried by the Court Martial.  weiterlesen >>>


Fear triggers exodus in Maoist badlands (India)

(08.03.2006)

DHARBAGUDA, India (Reuters) - 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 >>>


Witnesses testify as rally protest 'rapes' (India)

(08.03.2006)

Lamka, March 08: A massive protest rally was staged at Churachandpur district headquarters today to denounce the alleged rape of Lungthulien, Parbung and Torbung women folk by cadres of an underground organisation. weiterlesen >>>


Staggering Needs, Insecurity, and Dismal Response for Chechens Living in Fear (Chechnya)

(08.03.2006)

Caught in a stranglehold between Russian Federation forces and Chechen armed groups, traumatized civilians continue to bear the brunt of this conflict of attrition and find they have nowhere to go to be safe.  weiterlesen >>>


Nepal: Impact of the conflict on women (Nepal)

(08.03.2006)

KATHMANDU, 8 March (IRIN) - The United Nations in Nepal said it is concerned at how women are suffering from the Maoist insurgency that has flared up again following a four-month ceasefire. "In the past few weeks, women have been beaten to death, shot at, blown up by landmines and abducted across the country," said Mathew Kahane, UN Resident Representative and Humanitarian Coordinator in Nepal, on the occasion of International Women's Day.  weiterlesen >>>


Sudan land mine blast prompts threat to UN team (Sudan)

(08.03.2006)

Mar 9, 2006 (MALAKAL) - A land mine has killed one child and injured four in a south Sudan town, the latest in a string of blasts prompting authorities to threaten U.N. mine clearers with expulsion from the area, officials said.  weiterlesen >>>


Paramilitary for 3 West Bengal districts (India)

(08.03.2006)

Heavy deployment required in these districts due to presence of Maoists weiterlesen >>>


Karamanlis: Fresh talks on Cyprus 'don't have luxury of failure' (Cyprus)

(08.03.2006)

Greek Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis said Wednesday that a renewed effort to resolve the political standoff on the divided island of Cyprus doesn't have "the luxury of yet another failure." weiterlesen >>>


Women bear brunt of civil war in Nepal (Nepal)

(08.03.2006)

KATHMANDU: Women are beaten to death, shot at, blown up by landmines and abducted in Nepal in a decade-old conflict between government troops and Maoists that has killed thousands, a UN envoy said. weiterlesen >>>


Major terror attacks in the country since July last year (India)

(08.03.2006)

New Delhi, Mar 08: Following is the list of terrorist attacks that took place since July last year.  weiterlesen >>>


Maoist leaders direct cadres to spare civilians (India)

(08.03.2006)

Ranchi: Faced with growing alienation among the masses after last week's explosion that killed more than 40 people in Chhattisgarh, Maoist leaders have directed their cadre not to target buses, schools and hospitals.  weiterlesen >>>


Kenyan companies venture South Sudan (SUDAN)

(08.03.2006)

Prospects for investment in Southern Sudan are getting better by the day with Kenyan companies already undertaking infrastructural development in major towns in spite of challenges still being poses by uncollected landmines.  weiterlesen >>>


Gaddafi demand for 'gesture' surprises Italy (LIBYA)

(08.03.2006)

Gaddafi's call for a "major gesture" from Italy to improve relations with Libya marks a new step in recent tensions between the two countries.  weiterlesen >>>


Shield for terror trio (INDIA)

(08.03.2006)

Calcutta: As many as 60,000 central paramilitary personnel might be deployed in Purulia, Bankura and West Midnapore to ensure trouble-free elections. weiterlesen >>>


Lubbock Soldier Dies In IRAQ

(08.03.2006)

A Lubbock family is mourning the death of their beloved soldier son/father in Iraq. Ric Salas, Jr., 21, was killed when his convoy ran over a land mine. weiterlesen >>>


Armenia, Azerbaijani forces exchange fire (AZERBAIJAN/ARMENIA)

(08.03.2006)

BAKU, Azerbaijan - Azerbaijani and Armenian forces exchanged heavy gunfire and mortars at several points along their border in the most serious fighting in months. weiterlesen >>>


Kremlin takes aim at NGOs (RUSSIA)

(08.03.2006)

NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia - The Russian-Chechen Friendship Society, a Russian non-governmental organization that has performed humanitarian work in war-racked Chechnya since 2000, has seen its volunteers kidnapped and tortured. weiterlesen >>>


Morocco and the Peace Option (MOROCCO)

(08.03.2006)

One of the repercussions of the cease-fire in the Sahara is that it came about in 1991 when the Moroccan forces were completing the building of the Fortified Wall stretching over 2000 kilometers to the Eastern borders with Algeria, and Southern borders with Mauritania. weiterlesen >>>


A modern army for modern missions (ITALY)

(08.03.2006)

Since the end of conscription last year Italy's army has attracted many more volunteers than it needs. weiterlesen >>>


Anterally, mothers relate ordeals of 'rape victims' (INDIA)

(08.03.2006)

Lamka: A day before their rally in protest against the alleged mass rape of women, the Joint Women Organisation of Churachandpur today recounted the ordeal of the victims to the media fraternity.  weiterlesen >>>


Besigye won`t be tried in Court Martial: Museveni (UGANDA)

(08.03.2006)

KAMPALA, - Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni Tuesday said that the leader of the Forum for Democratic Change ( FDC), Kizza Besigye will not be tried by the Court Martial. weiterlesen >>>


Defusing mines to promote healing (VIETNAM)

(08.03.2006)

Vietnam vets return to Southeast Asia to deliver $20,000 to support dangerous job of clearing ordnance. weiterlesen >>>


24 landmines destroyed in Mazar-i-Sharif ahead of Nawroz (AFGHANISTAN)

(08.03.2006)

MAZAR-I-SHARIF, Security officials Monday claimed recovering and subsequently destroying 24 landmines in the northern Balkh province. weiterlesen >>>


Norway clarifies it role as a neutral facilitator. (Sri Lanka)

(06.03.2006)

Colombo, 07 March, (Asiantribune.com): Norway plays a neutral role stressed Norwegian Ambassador in Sri Lanka. This was the reaction of the Ambassador Hans Brattskar following a statement from Anandasangaree, President of the Tamil United Liberation Front (TULF), said to be widely reported in the media in Sri Lanka.  weiterlesen >>>


Sri Lanka to be free of land mines by 2008: Govt (Sri Lanka)

(06.03.2006)

Sri Lanka has cleared more than half of the country's estimated 1 million land mines, sown during two decades of civil war, and should be able to complete the task within two years, a government official said on Tuesday.  weiterlesen >>>


India Maoist attacks 'kill six' (India)

(06.03.2006)

Police in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh say at least six people were killed and 33 injured in two attacks by the Maoists on Sunday night.  weiterlesen >>>


Annan urges more aid to African force in Darfur as Security Council weighs optio (Sudan)

(06.03.2006)

With tensions persisting in Sudan's Darfur province, United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan today urged more resources for the African Union (AU) mission in the region, while the Security Council considered future plans, including a possible United Nations force there.  weiterlesen >>>


Manipur militants use rape to keep villagers under siege (India)

(06.03.2006)

New Delhi: At least 25 rapes have been reported in recent months in Manipur where separatist militants are resorting to rape as a weapon to terrorise villagers in far-flung areas, says a media report.  weiterlesen >>>


Blasts kill two, injure four in Chechnya (Russia)

(06.03.2006)

MOSCOW, March 7 (RIA Novosti) - A woman and a 12-year-old boy died and two men were injured in four separate blasts in the North Caucasus region of Chechnya, local law-enforcement agencies said Tuesday.  weiterlesen >>>


Senegal: Ten-Year-Old Killed By Landmine (Senegal)

(05.03.2006)

UN Integrated Regional Information Networks Years of secessionist trouble in Senegal's southern Casamance region claimed the life of a 10-year-old boy last week, killed by an anti-tank landmine over a year after the signing of a hard-won peace deal. weiterlesen >>>


SUDAN CURTAILING FUNDAMENTAL FREEDOMS (Sudan)

(05.03.2006)

The Sudanese security services continue to resort to arbitary detention and torture against opponents and critics, jeopardising basic freedoms, a UN human rights rapporteur said. weiterlesen >>>


Police Brave Naxal Attack in Gaya; Kill Three (India)

(05.03.2006)

At least three Naxalites were killed and several injured in a police encounter when over a thousand Maoist ultras attacked the Dumaria police station in Gaya district to steal arms and ammunition only to be taken aback by the retaliatory actions of the police who opened fire at them in self-defense, the police in Gaya said. weiterlesen >>>


Ugandan martial court summons opposition leader Besigye (Uganda)

(05.03.2006)

KAMPALA,03/06 - Uganda`s General Court Martial ( GCM) has summoned former presidential candidate Col. Dr. Kizza Besigye to appear on March 15 over terrorism and illegal arms charges, local media reported on Monday.  weiterlesen >>>


Wanderung endet mit Nacht auf Minenfeld (Israel)

(05.03.2006)

Ein Hubschrauber der Luftwaffe rettete in Israel zwei verirrte Wanderer aus einem Minenfeld. Die beiden Männer mussten zuvor zwischen den Minen die Nacht verbringen. weiterlesen >>>


Strapped by a wire: landmine?

(05.03.2006)

Midnapore, March 5: Spending the night tied to a eucalyptus tree, yards from the blood-soaked body of a comrade, was bad enough for CPM activist Bhim Soren. weiterlesen >>>


UN commander of Ethiopia-Eritrea force voices hope for peace process breakthrough (Ethiopia-Eritrea)

(05.03.2006)

With the situation between the formerly warring countries of Ethiopia and Eritrea still deadlocked, the top United Nations force commander in the region has voiced hope for a breakthrough in the peace process.  weiterlesen >>>


One Person Injured By Land Mine In Kilis (Turkey)

(05.03.2006)

KILIS - One person was injured when he stepped on a land mine in a mine zone in southeastern city of Kilis on Monday.  weiterlesen >>>


Pakistan reiterates commitment to Conventional Weapons Convention (Pakistan)

(05.03.2006)

GENEVA (Switzerland): Pakistan's security doctrine is defence oriented and meant to deter aggression and offence as the country had no offensive ambitions.  weiterlesen >>>


Eight die in twin Maoist strikes

(05.03.2006)

Raipur, March 6: Red fury continued to rage in Chhattisgarh's Bastar region, where Maoists killed eight persons and left several injured in twin raids. weiterlesen >>>


"No peace is possible out of the enforcement of the self-determination referendum", the Saharawi Ambassador to Algiers (Morocco)

(05.03.2006)

Algiers, 06/03/2006 (SPS) The Saharawi Ambassador to Algiers, Mohamed Yeslem Beissat, affirmed in a statement to the Algerian Press Service, APS, that "the Saharawi people sent a very strong message to the international community from Tifariti, saying that no peace is possible out of the enforcement of the self-determination referendum", underlining that the festivities of the commemoration of the 30th anniversary of the proclamation of the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic was a "great success". weiterlesen >>>


Centre fine-tuning strategy for anti-naxal operations (India)

(04.03.2006)

Central Reserve Police Force to create its own intelligence wing Intelligence-based joint operations to be undertaken Naxals detonated 146 IEDs last year NEW DELHI: Rattled by the recent incidents of naxal violence in Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh, the Centre is fine-tuning its strategy for intensifying anti-naxal operations in naxal-affected States.  weiterlesen >>>


Mobile police to join drive vs rebels (Philippines)

(04.03.2006)

The Philippine National Police (PNP) has recalled all regional and provincial mobile group personnel assigned to guard local government officials and businessmen nationwide. weiterlesen >>>


12 Maoists killed in Bihar encounter (India)

(04.03.2006)

GAYA: Gaya, Mar 5 (UNI) At least 12 proscribed CPI(Maoist) activists were killed in an encounter with police, when they attacked Dumri police station here early on Sunday. weiterlesen >>>


Miscreants attacks FC post in SW Pakistan (Pakistan)

(04.03.2006)

QUETTA: Miscreants attacked FC check posts at Pathar nullah, Sangsela and Kohlu with rockets, mortars and blew up a military vehicle by landmine on Sunday.  weiterlesen >>>


One injured in landmine blast (India)

(03.03.2006)

Jammu: A civilian was injured after stepping on a landmine and setting it off near the Line of Control in Nowshera sector of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said today. weiterlesen >>>


Auch Deutsche starben an CSSR-Grenze

(03.03.2006)

Prag - Durch Todesschüsse, Minen oder elektrische Schläge sind an der tschechoslowakischen Grenze zu Deutschland und Österreich zwischen 1948 und 1989 mindestens 70 Ausländer getötet worden.  weiterlesen >>>


UNRIC-PRESSEMITTEILUNG NR. 123 31. MÄRZ 2006

(03.03.2006)

UNO-Generalsekretär Kofi Annan: "Landminen haben in einer zivilisierten Gesellschaft nichts zu suchen" Erklärung zum Internationalen Tag für die Aufklärung über Minengefahr und die Unterstützung von Antiminenprogrammen, 4. April 2006 weiterlesen >>>


Chhattisgarh police seek army help to defuse mines (India)

(03.03.2006)

Raipur: Chhattisgarh police have sought help from the Army Central Command headquarters at Lucknow to de-mine a 150 km stretch in Chhattisgarh. weiterlesen >>>


Sangin district chief killed in terrorist attack (Afghanistan)

(03.03.2006)

KANDAHAR CITY, March 4 (Pajhwok Afghan News): Unidentified assailants gunned down newly-appointed chief of the Sangin district of the insurgency-plague Helmand province, officials said on Saturday. weiterlesen >>>


10 injured in Rainawari grenade blast (Kashmir)

(03.03.2006)

Srinagar, Mar 4: Two militants were killed and 10 persons, including three policemen and two soldiers, injured in militancy-related incidents across the state since Friday evening. Police said two more militants of Lashker-e-Toiba outfit were killed in the encounter at Sangiot Harni in Poonch. One militant had died when the encounter broke out on Friday evening. Police claimed three AK-47 rifles, ammunition and two wireless sets were recovered from the killed militants.  weiterlesen >>>


Policeman injured in ETA bomb explosion in Vizcaya (SPAIN)

(02.03.2006)

A Basque policeman has been injured in an explosion in a magistrates court in Munguía, in Vizcaya. The only information released about his injuries so far is that he was caught in the expansive wave of the bomb blast, which was planted in one of the courthouse windows.  weiterlesen >>>


Czech soldiers in Iraq to receive mine jammers ' Euro (Iraq/Czech Republic)

(02.03.2006)

PRAGUE, Feb 27 (CTK) - The Czech military contingent in Iraq will receive jammers in March that interrupt the signal that blows up mines at a distance, the internet server Euro On-line reports today.  weiterlesen >>>


IVECO's novel light multirole vehicle offers a 'citadel' for mine blast protection

(02.03.2006)

IVECO's new light vehicle distinguishes itself from its peers through a unique steel skeleton, which defends the crew against hand grenades, armour-piercing bullets and anti-personnel mines, similar to those encountered by NATO forces in the Balkans in the 1990s. The unit is already tapping the European market.  weiterlesen >>>


Rocket attack on Chiltan Express near Sibi in SW PAKISTAN

(02.03.2006)

QUETTA: The miscreants fired several rockets at the running Chiltan Express which left Quetta at 6.30 am Monday. The attack came at about 10.00 am near Abe Gum Railway Station between Mach and Sibi.  weiterlesen >>>


Paramilitary cadre reveals planned claymore attack prior to Geneva Talks (SRI LANKA)

(02.03.2006)

A paramilitary cadre with instructions to eliminate a Brigade Commander of the Liberation Tigers and an Intelligence Wing official in Batticaloa before talks in Geneva, met the press Tuesday morning in LTTE controlled Kokkaddicholai.  weiterlesen >>>


Myanmar's victims flock to a refugee doctor known as 'the Mother Teresa of Burma' (MYANMAR)

(02.03.2006)

MAE SOT, Thailand ' She is branded an enemy by Myanmar's military rulers, but to the thousands who flock to her clinic ' many of them victims of the country's harsh regime ' Dr. Cynthia Maung is the gentle healer in a world of torched villages, squalid refugee camps and sweatshops.  weiterlesen >>>


Iloilo top rebel leaders in justice department's arrest list (PHILIPPINES)

(02.03.2006)

TWO Ilonggos are now in the Department of Justice's list of arrest targets.  weiterlesen >>>


In Afghanistan, emergencies keep Campbell medic flying

(02.03.2006)

Afghans have told the Campbell native they appreciate the U.S. presence.  weiterlesen >>>


CANADA'S ROLE IN AFGHANISTAN - Kandahar, 2002.....Kandahar, 2005

(02.03.2006)

In 2002, Canadian troops landed in the Afghan desert wearing forest-green camouflage fatigues. It was an embarrassment for the Defence Department, as it struggled with badly outdated gear. weiterlesen >>>


Pakistan doing all it can in terror war - Musharraf (PAKISTAN)

(02.03.2006)

WASHINGTON - Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf said on Monday his country was doing all it could in the U.S.-led war against terrorism and offered to fence and mine its border with Afghanistan to stem Taliban infiltration.  weiterlesen >>>


DefRev Video: Unmanned Mini-Helicopter Gets 'Weaponized' with AA-12 Shotgun

(02.03.2006)

Future Infantry/Soldier Technology DefenseReview.com has received video footage of a weaponized version of the AutoCopter self-stabilized unmanned mini-helicopter being tested for the first time in sunny Huntsville, Alabama (The download link for this video is further down in this article.).  weiterlesen >>>


Taliban attack Indian construction company (AFGHANISTAN)

(02.03.2006)

Kabul: Suspected Taliban militants stormed a camp of Indian road construction company - Border Road Organisation (BRO) - in a western province of Afghanistan, destroying furniture and some vehicles, officials said Tuesday. weiterlesen >>>


Flut weitaus höher als im Jahre 2000 - Tankstellen, Geschäfte und Häuser unter Wasser (NAMIBIA)

(02.03.2006)

Mariental - Vier schwere Militärfahrzeuge des Typs Werwolf der namibischen Streitkräfte (NDF) waren die einzigen Transportmittel, die am Sonntag die Hauptstraße des Ortes durchqueren konnten. weiterlesen >>>


Activist seeks to spread word on terrible toll of landmines (CANADA)

(01.03.2006)

Landmines claim two or three victims each day in Colombia, says Ucros, a 26-year-old member of the Colombian Campaign to Ban Landmines activist group. weiterlesen >>>


EU condemns Chhattisgarh attack by Vijay Dutt (INDIA/EU)

(01.03.2006)

London: Javier Solana, EU High Representative for the Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP), was quick to strongly condemn the landmine attacks in Chhattisgarh, which killed and wounded defenceless civilians.  weiterlesen >>>


Angola's dangerous profession of motherhood (ANGOLA)

(01.03.2006)

While the country may now be enjoying its fourth year of peace, there is still a general lack of basic health facilities. Roads made impassable by potholes or landmines render the few services that do exist inaccessible to many in remote areas. weiterlesen >>>


Jogi demands dismissal of Raman Singh Govt (INDIA)

(01.03.2006)

New Delhi, Former Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Ajit Jogi today demanded dismissal of the Raman Singh government in the state holding the Chief Minister responsible for yesterday's killing of 26 tribals by Naxalites in Dantewada district. weiterlesen >>>


Mine explosion kills 3 Vietnamese (VIETNAM)

(01.03.2006)

HANOI,-- Two brothers and their fellow- villager died instantly when a mine exploded in Vietnam`s central highlands region, according to local newspaper Labor Thursday. weiterlesen >>>


China sends police dogs to join UN landmine clearance mission in LEBANON

(01.03.2006)

China will send two police dogs to help locate landmines in Lebanon for the United Nations Peacekeeping Forces' (UNPF) mission in the middle of March.  weiterlesen >>>


Thousands owe their lives to an outstanding Canadian (CANADA)

(01.03.2006)

WATERLOO, On Wednesday, Lloyd Axworthy will speak in Waterloo on the seventh anniversary of the Ottawa Treaty to ban anti-personnel landmines, which came into force March 1, 1999.  weiterlesen >>>


32 killed in fierce fighting in NEPAL

(01.03.2006)

At least 32 people, including Maoists and security personnel, were killed in a fierce gunbattle in western Nepal.  weiterlesen >>>


Kadyrov Poised to Become New Prime Minister of Russia's CHECHNYA

(01.03.2006)

Although major offensives in Chechnya ended by mid-2000, insurgents and troops still clash in small skirmishes and the separatists attack Russian troops and law-enforcement officers with booby-traps and land mines. weiterlesen >>>


Reaping the whirlwind (PAKISTAN)

(01.03.2006)

In the conflict in Balochistan, the tribal fighters using a high number of rockets, mortars and mines against government targets.  weiterlesen >>>


Cops caught off guard (INDIA)

(01.03.2006)

Belpahari, Even in this Naxalite stronghold, police had least expected the rebels to ambush them in the precincts of a village far from any forest that could provide cover. weiterlesen >>>


EU funds for de-mining operations in Magallanes (CHILE)

(01.03.2006)

The European Union awarded funds to Chile for mine-clearance operations in the extreme south of the country, announced Chile's Defence minister Jaime Ravinet during the launching of similar operations in the northeast of the country, next to the Argentine border and close to Bolivia.  weiterlesen >>>


Need for joint action plan to tackle Naxalism: Chhattisgarh CM (INDIA)

(01.03.2006)

Raipur (Chattisgarh): Chief Minister Raman Singh today met the victims of the landmine blast triggered by the Maoists at Erraboru village in the Dantewade district of his state.  weiterlesen >>>


Gonubie Eagles have a big point to prove (SOUTH AFRICA)

(01.03.2006)

Niel Rogers` rugby career ended immediately when he stepped on a landmine. Now he coaches a rugby club.  weiterlesen >>>


Pro-govt leader shot dead, pipeline blown up (PAKISTAN)

(01.03.2006)

QUETTA: Gunmen killed a pro-government politician in Balochistan on Wednesday, hours after suspected tribal militants blew up a gas pipeline in the region, officials said. Meanwhile, at least four soldiers were injured when a paramilitary force vehicle struck a landmine in the Mand area. weiterlesen >>>


At least 31 killed in army-Maoist clashes in western NEPAL

(01.03.2006)

Kathmandu - At least 31 people, including 10 soldiers, were killed in two clashes between security forces and Maoist rebels in western Nepal, it was officially stated on Wednesday evening. weiterlesen >>>


Tamil Tigers Say Sri Lankan Government Distorts Geneva Talks (SRI LANKA)

(01.03.2006)

The government blamed the Tamil Tigers for landmine attacks.  weiterlesen >>>


RED TERROR: Govt left them to face Naxal wrath (INDIA)

(01.03.2006)

Dantewada ' Three trucks were ambushed with landmines in Chhattishargh. weiterlesen >>>