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Griechenland: Minenräumorganisation unter Korruptionsverdacht

(25.02.2014)

Gelder in Millionenhöhe sollen bei der griechischen Minenräumorganisation IMI veruntreut worden sein. Der ehemalige Leiter der Organisaton sitzt in Untersuchungshaft.  weiterlesen >>>


Afghanistan: Landminenüberlebende fordern mehr Unterstützung

(25.02.2014)

Eine afghanischen Organisation von Landminenüberlebenden ALSO fordert die Regierung auf, mehr Gelder für Landminenopferhilfe zur Verfügung zu stellen. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Kambodscha: Zwei Kinder sterben bei Explosionsunfällen

(24.02.2014)

Im Norden Kambodscha fällt ein Kind einer nicht-explodierten Granate zum Opfer, im Westen stirbt ein Kind durch eine Antifahrzeugmine. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Pakistan: Landminenunfall tötet eine Frau

(23.02.2014)

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


Sudan: Regierung erklärt Hemdayit Region als frei von Minen

(23.02.2014)

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


Tschad: Antipersonenminen töten neun Menschen und verletzen fünfzehn

(20.02.2014)

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


Landminen und Blindgänger weltweit

(20.02.2014)

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


Europa/Kroatien: Runder Tisch über Minenaktion

(20.02.2014)

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


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 >>>


One killed, seven injured in Balochistan blasts (Pakistan)

(10.03.2006)

QUETTA, March 10(Online): Two landmines exploded in Pakistan's south-western Dera Bugti region Thursday, killing one person and injuring seven, including a woman and two children, an official said.  weiterlesen >>>


MOSTAR: FROM THE SESSION OF FBIH GOVERNMENT (Bosnia)

(10.03.2006)

MOSTAR, Mar 9 (FENA) ' At its today's session in Mostar the Federation BiH Government accepted a list of priorities for mine clearance. According to this document, this year technical reconnaissance will be carried out on a total of 16.7 square kilometres of BiH territory. Permanent marking will be carried out on 35 square kilometres.  weiterlesen >>>


British Organisation Clears Kuito/Kambandua Road Of Landmine (Angola)

(10.03.2006)

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 >>>


Landmine Kills Pupil, Injures 3 in Kibaale (Uganda)

(10.03.2006)

A PUPIL of Veronica Primary School was on Wednesday killed and three others suffered injuries when a landmine exploded while they were playing with it at school. weiterlesen >>>


Border along Afghanistan to be fenced (Pakistan)

(10.03.2006)

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan will fence its border with Afghanistan and plant landmines to stop infiltration of foreigners. "There is no writ of the government in some provinces in Afghanistan bordering Pakistan and instead of tackling the situation in its own country, the Afghan government is accusing Pakistan of cross-border infiltration," Interior Minister Aftab Ahmed Khan Sherpao said here on Thursday while speaking to a large delegation of elected councillors of Fata. weiterlesen >>>


'Women, kids major victims of landmines' (Nepal)

(10.03.2006)

KATHMANDU: The lack of awareness coupled with illiteracy among women in the rural areas is the main cause behind them being the victims of landmines most of the time, among the victims, 60 per cent are women and children, said the chief of central police women cell, DSP Pooja Singh.  weiterlesen >>>


Ethiopia- Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - 2005

(10.03.2006)

Released by the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor March 8, 2006 Excerpt from the Country Report on Human Rights Practices in Ehtiopia weiterlesen >>>


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

(10.03.2006)

MALAKAL, Sudan, March 9 (Reuters) - 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 >>>


Cambodia's Killers (Cambodia)

(10.03.2006)

While the radical Islamists held a scimitar to the throat of freedom of expression over cartoons, Hun Sen, Cambodia's dictator, was throttling those who dared speak out against his misdeeds and Vietnam's grab of a good portion of Cambodia's border.  weiterlesen >>>


Landmine kills 26 on way to wedding in Pakistan (Pakistan)

(10.03.2006)

QUETTA, Pakistan (Reuters) - Twenty-six people travelling to a wedding in southwest Pakistan were killed on Friday when their vehicle hit a landmine near Pakistan's main natural gas fields. The blast happened in Dera Bugti district of Baluchistan province. Provincial government spokesman Raziq Bugti blamed autonomy-seeking militants for planting the mine. weiterlesen >>>


Junge Studenten verwenden sehr eindringliche Bilder

(10.03.2006)

Plakat-Ausstellung gegen Landminen - Unterschriften gesammelt weiterlesen >>>


Pakistan: 26 Hochzeitsgäste bei Minenexplosion getötet (Pakistan)

(10.03.2006)

Die Explosion einer Mine hat heute in Pakistan 26 Menschen getötet. Wie ein Sprecher der südwestlichen Provinz Belutschistan bekannt gab, waren die Opfer auf dem Weg zu einer Hochzeit. Ihr Fahrzeug sei auf eine Mine gefahren. weiterlesen >>>


Azerbaijani, Armenian forces exchange more weapons (Azerbaijan, Armenia)

(09.03.2006)

Azerbaijani and Armenian forces exchanged more weapons fire along the countries' northern border, Azerbaijani military officials said Thursday, in the latest rise in violence between the two Caucasus nations.  weiterlesen >>>


Fear triggers exodus in Maoist badlands (India)

(09.03.2006)

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 >>>


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 >>>