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Schleswig-Holstein: Experten wollen in Kieler Förde nach Kriegsmunition suchen

(07.01.2014)

In der Ostsee sorgt Munition aus dem Zweiten Weltkrieg weiter für tödliche Gefahr. Im Frühjahr wollen deshalb Experten einen weiteren Teil der vielbefahrenen Kieler Förde untersuchen. Erst 2013 wurden dort 31 englische Grundminen entdeckt und anschließend beseitigt. weiterlesen >>>


Deutschland: Tödliches Unglück in Euskirchen

(04.01.2014)

Blindgänger explodiert - ein Toter, 13 Verletzte. weiterlesen >>>


VIDEO: Einsatz von Ratten bei der Minenräumung

(04.01.2014)

Die belgische Organisation APOPO stellt auf Youtube den typischen Ausbildungs-Tag einer Ratte dar, die für die Suche von Landminen trainiert wird. Solche Minensuchratten werden vor Ort "Helden" genannt. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Bosnien-Herzegowina: 10-Jähriger stirbt bei Landminenexplosion

(04.01.2014)

Im Norden Bosnien-Herzegovinas stirbt ein Junge beim Sammeln von Altmetall durch eine Landminen. Er war mit seinem Vater unterwegs. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Iran: Minenräumung dauert an

(01.01.2014)

Vizeverteidigungsminister, Reza Talaee Nik, berichtet über die Pläne Irans, im Westen des Landes Landminen und Blindgänger zu räumen. weiterlesen >>>


Jemen: Anti-Landminen-Kampagne gestartet

(31.12.2013)

In Jemen startet die Regierung mit Hilfe von UNICEF eine Aufklärungskampagne über die Gefahren von nicht-explodierter Munition und Landminen. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Somalia: Landmineneinsatz mit verheerenden Folgen

(31.12.2013)

Eine Landminenexplosion in der umkämpften Region Untere Shabene in Somilia richtet großen Schaden mit mutmaßlich vielen Opfern bei den Soldaten der AMISOM-Armee an, berichtet shabene radio. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Kenja: Junge Neuseeländerin klärt über die Gefahren von Landminen auf

(30.12.2013)

Aslina Steel, 25 Jahre, unterstützt im Auftrag der Vereinten Nationen die Landminengefahrenaufklärung in Kenja. Ein Portrait anlässlich Ihres Heimaturlaubs in Neuseeland. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Pakistan military says "huge" arms cache uncovered in Kohat (PAKISTAN)

(20.02.2006)

PESHAWAR, Security forces, during a successful search operation, have recovered huge quantity of foreign-made heavy arms, ammunition and explosives from "Paya" area located some five kilometres north of Dara Adam Khel, Kohat, on Friday [17 February].  weiterlesen >>>


Afghanistan asked to clamp down Indian consulates interference in Balochistan

(20.02.2006)

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has formally handed over evidences of Indian Secret agency RAWs involvement into affairs of Balochistan and tribal areas to the Afghan president Hamid Karzai during his visit to Pakistan and demanded that RAWs anti Pakistan activities through the Indian consulates in Afghanistan be contained. weiterlesen >>>


Sri Lanka in peace talks with Tamil Tigers (SRI LANKA)

(20.02.2006)

Colombo - Sri Lankan peace envoys flew to Switzerland on Monday for crunch talks with Tamil Tiger rebels aimed at preserving a four-year truce and averting a slide back to civil war, but they played down any hope of a quick fix. weiterlesen >>>


Kenya to become center for de-mining training (KENYA)

(20.02.2006)

Kenya is becoming the regional training center for African military forces taking part in peacekeeping and demining operations. weiterlesen >>>


Starting over (CAMBODIA)

(20.02.2006)

Aki Ra is helping Cambodia's landmine victims learn to live again weiterlesen >>>


Canadian troops exchange fire with Afghan insurgents (AFGHANISTAN)

(20.02.2006)

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan - Insurgents firing rocket-propelled grenades attacked fresh Canadian troops manning an outpost in southern Afghanistan on the weekend in a first test of their resolve under fire. weiterlesen >>>


Gas pipeline blown up in Pir Koh (PAKISTAN)

(20.02.2006)

QUETTA, Feb 20: Tribesmen blew up a pipeline in the Pir Koh gas field on Monday, while police in Quetta thwarted an attempt to destroy another pipeline supplying gas to Quetta city, officials said here. weiterlesen >>>


NHRC directs Manipur to report on human right violation (INDIA)

(20.02.2006)

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has directed the Manipur government to submit an action taken report on the complaints filed by Sinlung Indigenous Peoples Human Rights Commission (SIPHRO). weiterlesen >>>


Chechnya Clashes Kill Six Russian Soldier: Source (CHECHNYA)

(20.02.2006)

(ANTARA News) - Clashes around the war-torn province of Chechnya left six Russian soldiers dead and 11 wounded over the last 24 hours, a source in the local government said Monday. weiterlesen >>>


From Combat to Columbia (USA)

(20.02.2006)

Over the course of 16 days in spring 2003, Private First Class Garth Stewart and the 26 other men in his platoon killed more than 500 people. No one knows the exact number. weiterlesen >>>


Govt rejects ban on anti-vehicle mines (Australia)

(20.02.2006)

The Australian government has refused to back a global ban on anti-vehicle mines, declaring they have a legitimate military use. Australian forces last laid anti-vehicle minefields during World War II.  weiterlesen >>>


Deadly mines found in Sri Lanka passenger bus (Sri Lanka)

(20.02.2006)

COLOMBO, Feb. 20 (Xinhuanet) -- Sri Lankan police said Monday that two claymore mines and a hand grenade and detonator were found on a passenger bus bound to the capital city of Colombo from a northern part of the country.  weiterlesen >>>


Sri Lankan gov't to do everything to bring peace (Sri Lanka)

(20.02.2006)

Sri Lankan Health and Nutrition Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva said that the government delegation would contribute its best at the Geneva talks with Tamil Tiger rebels in an attempt to bring peace to the country, Daily News reported here on Monday.  weiterlesen >>>


Jaffna: Waiting in hope (Sri Lanka)

(20.02.2006)

On the streets in Jaffna Sri Lankan soldiers stand guard every 10 metres while army convoys pass by at high speed with headlamps flashing even during daytime, as part of their intensified security measures after nearly two months of claymore mine and grenade attacks that rocked the city. weiterlesen >>>


Sri Lankan police recover powerful mines and ammunition in the northern town of Mannar (Sri Lanka)

(20.02.2006)

Sri Lankan police said they seized powerful mines and ammunition Sunday. Three deadly claymore mines were found Sunday morning at Pesalai in the northern town of Mannar. The troops on foot patrol found the mines with two electronic detonators and a manual detonator, police said.  weiterlesen >>>


Welcoming heroes who do not seek a hero's welcome (USA-Iraq)

(20.02.2006)

There are roughly 16,000 wounded men and women who deserve as much media attention as the 78-year-old attorney shot by Vice President Dick Cheney. Last week, I spoke to Jim Cruse about one of them: his son, Sgt. Christopher Cruse.  weiterlesen >>>


Polish troops lead the way in demining Bagram base (Afghanistan)

(20.02.2006)

BAGRAM AIR BASE, Afghanistan - Before officials expand this base to roughly twice its current size, they'll have to manually evict countless longtime tenants. weiterlesen >>>


Soldier is killed in Afghanistan (Afghanistan)

(20.02.2006)

Former Bostonian felt duty to serve Despite the hardships away from his young family as he willingly served multiple tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan, Alberto D. Montrond Jr., reenlisted in the Army in December, telling his family he felt a duty to continue to serve.  weiterlesen >>>


Streubombenverbot in Belgien trotz Industrielobby (Belgien).

(20.02.2006)

München. Das vom belgischen Parlament beschlossene Verbot von Streubomben wurde heute von Handicap International als großer Erfolg gewürdigt. Als erstes Land weltweit hat Belgien Produktion und Einsatz dieser heimtückischen Waffen beschlossen.  weiterlesen >>>


Zum Verbot von Streubomben durch Belgien (Belgien)

(20.02.2006)

Berlin (ots) - Mögen die Belgier in Turin auch kaum eine sportliche Rolle spielen, ein Platz auf dem abrüstungspolitischen Olymp ist ihnen sicher: Als erster Staat hat das kleine Königreich Streubomben verboten. weiterlesen >>>


The child who had died by explosion of a military object was found guilty! (TURKEY/KURDISTAN)

(18.02.2006)

MARDIN (DIHA) -The reparation demand of the family of 8 year old Ahmet Akin, who had died by a explosion of a military object in his hand when he pastured the animals in the district of Savur, in the context of 5223 named law as ' Meeting of damages caused by terror and stemmed from terror was rejected for the reason that ' The child should not have played'.  weiterlesen >>>


Mine blast injures six children in eastern Afghanistan (AFGHANISTAN)

(17.02.2006)

GARDEZ - Six children were wounded in a landmine explosion at a returnees' camp in the southeastern Paktia Province on Wednesday [15 February].  weiterlesen >>>


ASIAN LIVES: Myanmar doctor tends wounds from hidden war (BURMA/MYANMAR)

(17.02.2006)

MAE SOT - There's no sign marking Dr Cynthia Maung's clinic, but almost everyone on this stretch of the Thai-Myanmar border knows the way.  weiterlesen >>>


2 civilians, guerrilla killed in violence in Nepal (NEPAL)

(17.02.2006)

KATHMANDU - In fresh instances of violence, two civilians and a guerrilla were killed in parts of Nepal, Ministry of Defense of Nepal said Tuesday.  weiterlesen >>>


Presseerklärung - Historische Entscheidung gegen Streumunition

(17.02.2006)

Berlin (17.2.2006) Am 16. Februar 2006 hat das Belgische Parlament Produktion, Lagerung, Handel und Einsatz von Streumunition verboten. Mit der Endscheidung der belgischen Abgeordneten wendet sich erstmals ein Parlament per Gesetz gegen eines der derzeit umstrittensten Waffensysteme. weiterlesen >>>


Iran press: Commander reports on mine-clearing activities in west (IRAN)

(17.02.2006)

TEHRAN - Some 78,939 hectares of mine infested areas in the western and south-western regions of the country have been cleared of mines by the technical and engineering unit of the 16th Armoured Division of Qazvin [Province].  weiterlesen >>>


'Green war' rages as Colombia uproots coca (COLOMBIA)

(17.02.2006)

VISTAHERMOSA - A distant explosion startles villagers in Vistahermosa, a paradise of nature in southern Colombia where the government is working to destroy some 4,500 hectares (11,000 acres) of coca.  weiterlesen >>>


DOD identifies three N.C.-based soldiers killed in Afghanistan

(16.02.2006)

FORT BRAGG, North Carolina, The Defense Department on Friday released the identities of three North Carolina-based soldiers killed this week in Afghanistan when their vehicle hit a land mine during combat operations.  weiterlesen >>>


Belgien erlässt als erstes Land Streubomben-Verbot (Belgien)

(16.02.2006)

Brüssel. SDA/baz. Als erstes Land in der Welt hat Belgien ein Verbot der Streubomben eingeführt. Mit überwältigender Mehrheit verabschiedete die Abgeordneten einen Gesetzesentwurf, der künftig Produktion, Lagerung, Einsatz und Handel mit den sogenannten Cluster Bombs verbietet.  weiterlesen >>>


Change in Afghan militant tactics raises fears about new help

(15.02.2006)

KABUL, A convoy of U.S. military Humvees snakes its way along a dusty valley road, its occupants unaware they are being filmed from a distant hilltop. weiterlesen >>>


Bomb Damages Pakistan Gas Pipeline, Disrupting Supply (PAKISTAN)

(15.02.2006)

QUETTA, A bomb exploded Thursday at a gas field in southwest Pakistan, rupturing a gas pipeline and cutting supply to several cities, an official said.  weiterlesen >>>


Five land mines defused (PAKISTAN)

(15.02.2006)

QUETTA, Law enforcers defused five land mines in Dera Bugti, Kahan and Maza Chal areas. weiterlesen >>>


U.S., Iraqi military clear Al Anbar region of weapons (IRAQ)

(15.02.2006)

Local soldiers are working alongside the Iraqi military to clear the Al Anbar region of Iraq of weapons and bomb-making materials, according to military officials. weiterlesen >>>


ISAF prepares to leave base at Kabul airport (AFGHANISTAN)

(15.02.2006)

ISAF, the NATO-led stabilization force in Afghanistan, is taking steps to release much of Kabul's main airport to Afghan officials for civilian use. weiterlesen >>>


Shotgun-guitar fires music on behalf of Colombia peace process (COLOMBIA)

(15.02.2006)

Colombian musician Cesar Lopez holds a guitar made of a rifle of a demobilized paramilitary member in Bogota, Colombia, Jan. 18, 2006. weiterlesen >>>


The Asian paradise, Sri Lanka, could lose it all (SRI LANKA)

(15.02.2006)

IF THERE is one country in Asia that can serve as a metaphor for all the good and the evil in the world, it may well be little Sri Lanka, formerly known as Ceylon. weiterlesen >>>


Canadian Muslim Indicted in US for Multiple Terrorism Charges (USA/CANADA)

(15.02.2006)

A US grand jury has indicted a Muslim from Canada on charges that he conspired to kill Americans overseas, conspired to use weapons of mass destruction, conspired to possess a destructive device to commit a violent crime, and that he possessed a destructive device to commit a violent crime.  weiterlesen >>>


Villagers flee fearing IEDs in Chandel district (INDIA)

(15.02.2006)

Large number of villagers fled their homes in Chandel district in Manipur after getting reports of planting of IEDs near their villages by suspected militants, officials said. weiterlesen >>>


Asian to die for smuggling drugs; Eighty traffic accidents on a single rainy day (KUWAIT)

(15.02.2006)

KUWAIT CITY: Explosives experts recently detonated a number of mines and ammunition on the Salmi Road adjacent to a fire centre, reports Al-Anba daily.  weiterlesen >>>


Burmese military continues clashes with KNU (BURMA)

(15.02.2006)

Burmese military troops from Light Infantry Battalion 66 have continued to fire on Karen National Union brigade two troops in fighting that started in Thandaung township, northern Karen State last Thursday.  weiterlesen >>>


Coalition Forces Evacuate Afghans for Medical Treatment (AFGHANISTAN)

(15.02.2006)

Coalition forces conducted several medical evacuations of Afghans yesterday, officials said.  weiterlesen >>>


Bloody clashes leaves 18 Russian terrorists killed and wounded (CHECHNYA)

(15.02.2006)

According to France-Press source inside the pro-Moscow puppet administration violent clashes have been raging over the last 24 hours of last Saturday to Sunday in Chechnya resulting five kafirs and a munafiq "police officer" being killed and some twelve injured.  weiterlesen >>>


"The Government is Creating an Environment for War" (SRI LANKA)

(15.02.2006)

TIME talks to Tamil rebels spokesman Suppiah Paramu Tamilchelvan  weiterlesen >>>


Roadside bombs kill eight soldiers (AFGHANISTAN)

(15.02.2006)

KABUL: Eight Afghan soldiers were killed yesterday and four Canadian soldiers lightly hurt in a series of roadside bomb attacks in insurgency-hit Afghanistan, government and military officials said. weiterlesen >>>


Two Afghans guarding Turkish road construction company die in mine blast (AFGHANISTAN)

(14.02.2006)

GHAZNI, Two police officers were killed in a landmine blast in southern Ghazni Province on Wednesday [15 February].  weiterlesen >>>


Allegations of serious human rights violations in Balochistan must be investigated (PAKISTAN)

(14.02.2006)

Amnesty International is concerned about reports of human rights violations in Balochistan province which have escalated in the last two months - Public Statement weiterlesen >>>


Uphill battle of the only skier in AFGHANISTAN

(14.02.2006)

Kabul - FOR 25 years, Mohammed Yusuf Kargar took out his skis and boots every day and dreamt of being able to use them again. weiterlesen >>>


Journalists Attend Seminar On Landmines Dangers (ANGOLA)

(14.02.2006)

Ndalatando, 02/12 - Journalists in the northern Kwanza Norte Province received training on prevention and safety measures against landmines, at a seminar that took place on 9-10 February, in Ndalatando city.  weiterlesen >>>


Cut loose (BOSNIA)

(14.02.2006)

Nobody helped as Bosnia vet endured a descent into hell. weiterlesen >>>


Sri Lanka, LTTE urged to address landmine ban issue in Geneva talks (SRI LANKA)

(14.02.2006)

Welcoming the agreement by the government of Sri Lanka and the LTTE to hold direct talks in Geneva later this month, the Landmine Ban Advocacy Forum (LBAF), has urged both the parties to address the issue of signing the Ottawa Treaty to ban the usage of deadly landmines in the island nation.  weiterlesen >>>


Cops injured in mine blast (INDIA)

(14.02.2006)

A police constable Madhusudan Agaria belonging to a Hazaribagh search party stepped on a landmine on Friday. weiterlesen >>>


Landmine kills three of a family (PAKISTAN)

(14.02.2006)

QUETTA: Three members of a family, including two women, were killed and three others were seriously injured in a landmine explosion near Sangsilla, Dera Bugti district, on Friday. weiterlesen >>>


Powerful blasts rock Quetta, Mastung (PAKISTAN)

(14.02.2006)

QUETTA: Quetta and Mastung were rocked by two powerful explosions on late Sunday night while an electricity supply pylon was blown up in the Barkhan area. A gas pipeline was blown up in the Loti gas field, reports reaching here said. weiterlesen >>>


3 FC men among 4 killed in attacks (PAKISTAN)

(14.02.2006)

QUETTA: Three paramilitary personnel and a civilian were killed and 12 others seriously injured in two separate incidents on Saturday in the Tump and Kahan areas of Balochistan, officials said. weiterlesen >>>


In African film fest, blunt is beautiful (FILM)

(14.02.2006)

The African Film Festival in Boston, which starts at the Museum of Fine Arts on Wednesday, shows a movie about a proud career soldier who becomes a landmine-victim. weiterlesen >>>


Suspected Taliban fighter killed in Zabul (AFGHANISTAN)

(14.02.2006)

QALAT: Afghan police said they had gunned down a Taliban fighter during an overnight shootout in the southern Zabul province. weiterlesen >>>


Civilian killed in blast (NEPAL)

(14.02.2006)

A woman was killed in a landmine explosion in Murgiya area on the Mahendra Highway in Rupandehi district on Sunday. weiterlesen >>>


Miscreants attack on Loti gas field disrupted gas supply (PAKISTAN)

(14.02.2006)

DERA BUGTI: Some unknown miscreants again on Sunday fired rockets at Loti Gas Field, well no-1, which caused disruption of gas supply to various parts of the area.  weiterlesen >>>


4 civilians among 9 injured in explosions (NEPAL)

(14.02.2006)

KATHMANDU - At least nine persons, four civilians and five security men, were injured in separate bomb and landmine explosions, according reports. weiterlesen >>>


Land mine defused (PAKISTAN)

(13.02.2006)

QUETTA, Frontier corps defused a land mine in Kahan area Monday.  weiterlesen >>>


Mercosur to investigate arms trafficking to Brazil (BRAZIL)

(13.02.2006)

The countries of the Mercosur trade bloc agreed on Tuesday to create a joint commission to investigate the alleged trafficking of arms from Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay to Brazil, that country's vice president and defense minister, Jose Alencar, announced.  weiterlesen >>>


Territorial claims (THAILAND/CAMBODIA)

(13.02.2006)

Time set to wrap up delineation - Land markings this year while sea demarcation to be done by next year. Thailand and Cambodia will finish demarcating their 798-kilometre land border this year and move to complete sea delimitation next year.  weiterlesen >>>


Ray Lewis, 2000 Super Bowl MVP, Teams Up With VVAF to Promote Sports for Life; Elite Team of Disabled Athletes Joins Forces to Promote Disability Rights (USA)

(13.02.2006)

WASHINGTON -- Calling attention to the rights of disabled and disadvantaged individuals around the world, Vietnam Veterans of America Foundation (VVAF) officially announced a partnership between elite athletes and its Sports for Life program. weiterlesen >>>


Soldier Injured in Iraq Takes on New Mission (USA/IRAQ)

(13.02.2006)

WASHINGTON -- Aug. 7, 2003 is a date B.J. Jackson will never forget. Five months into his tour of duty in Iraq with the Army National Guard, Jackson was driving through Baghdad on his day off when his truck ran over a landmine and then was hit by a rocket propelled grenade.  weiterlesen >>>


Seven tribesmen arrested for rocket and landmine attacks (PAKISTAN)

(13.02.2006)

QUETTA: Security forces arrested seven tribesmen suspected in land mine explosions and rocket attacks on state-run gas fields in Balochistan on Wednesday, AP reported.  weiterlesen >>>


Suspected militants behead tribesman in Waziristan (PAKISTAN)

(13.02.2006)

WANA: Suspected militants beheaded a tribesman who worked with the authorities in the restive Pakistani tribal belt bordering Afghanistan, officials said yesterday. weiterlesen >>>


Slain Jawans accorded full state honour (INDIA)

(13.02.2006)

Kohima: Nagaland government today paid full state honour to the nine Indian Reserve Battalion(IRB) jawans killed in a landmine blast at Bheji in Chhattisgarh on Monday.  weiterlesen >>>


Texas Students Join Fight Against Landmines in Cambodia (USA/CAMBODIA)

(13.02.2006)

ALLEN, Texas -- In a country slightly smaller than the state of Oklahoma, millions of citizens face a daily threat of death or serious injury from a weapon that is impossible to see. An average of 850 victims, most of them innocent civilians, are killed or maimed each year by landmines that lie hidden under the soil throughout Cambodia. weiterlesen >>>


Nagaland no to IRB recall - Rio govt to try for alternative postings (INDIA)

(13.02.2006)

Kohima: The Nagaland government today rejected the demand to recall Naga personnel of the India Reserve Battalion (IRB) from Naxalite-infested Chhattisgarh, but did not rule out requesting Delhi to deploy the unit in a "less dangerous area". weiterlesen >>>


Two policemen including inspector injured in landmine blast (INDIA)

(13.02.2006)

Two policemen including a police inspector were injured today in a landmine blast triggered by Maoist ultras in the forest area between Harli and Oriya under Churchu police station of this district. weiterlesen >>>


At Bagram Air Base, a runway in progress (AFGHANISTAN)

(13.02.2006)

BAGRAM AIR BASE, Afghanistan - No one is likely to confuse it with Ramstein Air Base anytime soon. But a series of projects under way - and others in the planning stages - are transforming this former Soviet complex into something more akin to what most airmen would think of when they hear the word "base." weiterlesen >>>


Stopping Dangerous Weapons Proliferation Highest U.S. Priority (USA)

(13.02.2006)

Washington ' The State Department's top arms control official says there is no higher national security priority for the United States than stopping the proliferation of dangerous weapons and addressing "the challenge of nuclear terrorism." weiterlesen >>>


Stopping Roadside Bombs (USA/IRAQ)

(13.02.2006)

New detection technology is helping in Iraq. The advanced technology of the U.S. military has so far met its match in Iraq in the form of improvised explosive devices (IEDs) triggered by garage-door openers, cell phones, and washing-machine timers. But this situation could be changing. New technology may make it easier to find explosives and bomb makers long before they can trigger a deadly roadside bomb.  weiterlesen >>>


Sri Lanka names team braces for talks with rebels (SRI LANKA)

(13.02.2006)

COLOMBO -- Sri Lankan government on Thursday announced its negotiating team for Geneva talks with the Tamil Tiger rebels and the appointment of a high powered ministerial team to assist the negotiators.  weiterlesen >>>


Bie: Landmine Kills Two, Injures 28 (ANGOLA)

(13.02.2006)

Two people died and 28 got injured, when a car hit an anti-tank landmine, in Andulo district, central Bie Province on Wednesday, Angop was informed.  weiterlesen >>>


Jury indicts Canadian on terror charges (CANADA)

(13.02.2006)

BOSTON - A Canadian national whose father allegedly was an associate of Osama bin Laden was indicted Wednesday by a federal grand jury in Boston on charges he supplied the al-Qaida terror network with weapons. weiterlesen >>>


Taliban victim is from Udupi dist (AFGHANISTAN/INDIA)

(13.02.2006)

MANGALORE: The Taliban have claimed the second Indian victim in as many months with the killing of Bharath Kumar (42), a native of Thekkatte in Kundapur taluk of Udupi district.  weiterlesen >>>


Three elephants die from land-mine injuries (SRI LANKA)

(13.02.2006)

Three wild elephants died from their injuries after stepping on a land mine in north-eastern Sri Lanka because government veterinarians refused to go to rebel-held territory without army and Red Cross escorts, officials said today.  weiterlesen >>>


3 Maoists, 2 soldiers, 1 civilian killed in Nawalparasi clash (NEPAL)

(13.02.2006)

Kathmandu - Clashes between security forces and Maoists in Nawalparasi on Thursday left at least 3 Maoists, two Royal Nepalese Army (RNA) soldiers and a civilian woman dead. Twelve others were reportedly injured in the incident. weiterlesen >>>


3 Policemen, 5 Rebels Killed in Clashes Near Russia's Chechnya (CHECHNYA)

(13.02.2006)

Three Russian policemen and five rebels died Thursday in a clash with a group of suspected Chechen militants in a southern province near war-ravaged Chechnya, The Associated Press reported citing local officials. One policeman was reported missing. Clashes in the area continued on Friday, the Interfax news agency reported.  weiterlesen >>>


Coalition forces' vehicle damaged in Paktia mine blast (AFGHANISTAN)

(13.02.2006)

GARDEZ, Feb 9 (Pajhwok Afghan News): A coalition forces' vehicle was partially damaged when it hit a roadside landmine in the Wozai Zadran district of the southeastern Paktia province, officials said on Thursday weiterlesen >>>


Eight Afghan soldiers killed in two mine blasts (AFGHANISTAN)

(13.02.2006)

Kabul, Feb 10 (BNA) As many as eight Afghan soldiers were killed in two early morning in two mine blasts in Afghanistan's remote Kunar province on friday, residents said but the Afghan defence ministry put the death toll at six.  weiterlesen >>>


Tote bei Zusammenstößen in Nepal am Wahltag (NEPAL)

(13.02.2006)

Bei Kämpfen in verschiedenen Landesteilen kamen nach Armeeangaben acht Rebellen und ein Soldat ums Leben. Ein Rebell wurde demnach erschossen, als er eine Landmine legen wollte. weiterlesen >>>


Am 12. Februar ist der Tag gegen den Einsatz von Kindersoldaten

(13.02.2006)

Weltweit werden bis zu 300.000 Kinder und Jugendliche in regulären Armeen oder Rebellengruppen als Soldaten missbraucht. Sie kämpfen an der Front, stehen Wache, entschärfen Minen oder erledigen Botengänge. Mädchen werden massenhaft als Sexsklavinnen ausgebeutet. weiterlesen >>>


DRIVE LAUNCHED TO CLEAR DERA BUGTI OF LAND MINES (PAKISTAN)

(11.02.2006)

QUETTA, The law enforcement agencies have launched an extensive drive to clear different areas of Dera Bugti of landmines, said the official reports reaching here on Sunday. weiterlesen >>>


Land mines a hidden killer in Amazon jungle (PERU/ECUADOR)

(11.02.2006)

Danger lurks on border between Peru and Ecuador. During the last decade there have been more than 100 victims. weiterlesen >>>


Sappers start clearing scene of operation in Stavropol territory (RUSSIA)

(10.02.2006)

NEFTEKUMSK/STAVROPOL, Russia, A unit of bomb-disposal experts has started to comb the village ofTukui-Mekteb in the Stavropol territory, where a special operation against a group of gunmen was completed on Friday, a source with the operation's command center told Interfax.  weiterlesen >>>


6 killed in Nepal as Maoists attack army convoy (NEPAL)

(09.02.2006)

KATHMANDU - Six people, including three Maoists and two soldiers have been killed in Ramuwapur area of Nawalparasi district, 300 km west of Kathmandu, as gun fighting erupted here after the rebels ambushed an army convoy patrolling the area, army officials said today.  weiterlesen >>>


Government to Set Up 11 Demining Brigades Countrywide (ANGOLA)

(09.02.2006)

Eleven landmines clearance brigades made up of 1,561 experts will be set up next March by the Executive Demining Commission, ANGOP learnt this Sunday, in south Huíla province. weiterlesen >>>


Slovakia sends about 100 troops to Iraq (IRAQ)

(09.02.2006)

SERED, Slovakia will send some 100 troops to Iraq, using a commercial flight, who will replace their colleagues in the mission Iraqi Freedom in a couple of days, Slovak chief-of-staff Lubomir Bulik said today.  weiterlesen >>>


Sixteen security personnel, one civilian dead in Nepal clash (NEPAL)

(09.02.2006)

KATHMANDU, Sixteen security personnel and one civilian have died in a clash between the security forces and the Maoists in Rambhapur near Sunawal in Nawalparasi district [western Nepal] last night [9 February]. Likewise over a dozen security personnel were wounded and some have lost contact.  weiterlesen >>>


Ausstellung "unbegehbar" von Sibylle Möndel in Winnenden

(09.02.2006)

In den Bildern der Ausstellung "unbegehbar" greift die Künstlerin Sibylle Möndel das Thema Landminen auf weiterlesen >>>


Eritrea cool to US diplomacy on border (ERITREA)

(08.02.2006)

ASMARA - Eritrea on Thursday reacted coolly to a US pledge at the United Nations to pursue diplomatic initiatives to resolve its border stalemate with arch-rival Ethiopia.  weiterlesen >>>


Army orders more mine-resistant vehicles from Ladson company (USA)

(07.02.2006)

CHARLESTON, S.C., The Pentagon has ordered more of a Ladson manufacturer's mine-resistant vehicles for use in Iraq and Afghanistan, the company said.  weiterlesen >>>


Landmines Reduction Section Operates in Huambo-Calima Road (ANGOLA)

(07.02.2006)

LUANDA - A section for reducing the risks of landmines in roads (RTR-1) of the British NGO "Hallo Trust" carries out since last week in central Huambo province, works for supervising, controlling and demining on the road that links Huambo city and Calima commune.  weiterlesen >>>


NGOs: Government used landmines to kill tribals (India)

(07.02.2006)

Special Correspondent - New Delhi: Two non- government organisation ' the Jharkhandi Organisation for Human Rights(JOHAR) and the Jharkhand Mines Area Coordination Committee(JMACC)- have alleged that landmines were used to kill the indigenous people in Kalinga Nagar in Orissa.  weiterlesen >>>


Land mine in Turkey seriously injures shepherd

(07.02.2006)

A shepherd who stepped on a land mine in northeastern Turkey survived with serious injuries, but the blast killed 15 sheep, the Anatolia news agency said Monday.  weiterlesen >>>


Turkish, Indian engineers killed in Afghan mine explosion (AFGHANISTAN)

(06.02.2006)

KABUL - Four engineers, one Turkish, one Indian and two Afghans, were killed Tuesday in a bomb explosion in Afghan southwestern province of Farah, a local official said.  weiterlesen >>>


Hallo Trust to Demine Over 153 Fields in Huambo (ANGOLA)

(06.02.2006)

HUAMBO, This year British non governmental organisation, Hallo Trust, aims at demining around 153 fields in the central Huambo province, which might serve for agriculture and resettling the population.  weiterlesen >>>


Kyrgyz military-engineering units held a meeting on the Ala-Too Firing Range (KYRGYZSTAN)

(05.02.2006)

Kyrgyz military engineers showed their skills to the command during an exercise on the Ala-Too firing range.  weiterlesen >>>