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NGOs begrüßen Aufruf der Staatengruppe "London 11", keine Streumunition in Syrien einzusetzen

(22.10.2013)

Die internationale Kampagne für das Verbot von Streumunition fordert, keine Streumunition in Syrien zu verwenden, und mahnt die Nicht-Beitritt-Staaten, dem Verbotsabkommen über Streumunition beizutreten. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


TV-Beitrag: Frauen räumen Landminen im Südsudan

(21.10.2013)

Die UN berichtet über die Unterstützung bei der Minenräumen und stellen Minenüberlebene und Minenräumerinnen vor. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Deutschland: Minengefahr auf dem Hochrhöner Wanderweg

(18.10.2013)

Auf einer Strecke von 80 Metern darf die früherer deutsch-deutsche Grenze nicht mehr passiert werden. Der Grund sind mögliche Sprengsätze der NVA-Grenztruppe, die dort noch liegen könnten. weiterlesen >>>


Kolumbien: Sechs Menschen fallen im Monat September Landminen zum Opfer

(18.10.2013)

Die kolumbianische Kampagne für das Verbot von Landminen berichtet von sechs Zivilisten, darunter Kinder und Jugendliche, die im Monat September Landminen zum Opfer fallen. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Prinz Mired von Jordanien fordert China auf, Antipersonenminen zu verbieten

(17.10.2013)

Zuvor warb Prinz Merid für das Verbot in Laos, der Mongolei, Singapur , Tonga und den USA. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Südsudan: Fünf Menschen sterben durch Blindgänger

(17.10.2013)

Laut einem AFP-Bericht sterben auf einem Markt im Südsudan fünf Menschen, darunter vier Kinder, als ein Blindgänger explodiert . (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Vietnam und Deutschland kooperieren bei der Minenräumung

(16.10.2013)

Während seines Besuches in Deutschland hat Vize-Verteidigungsminister Nguyen Chi Vinh am Montag Vertreter des deutschen Bundesverteidigungsministeriums und des deutschen Auswärtigen Amtes getroffen.  weiterlesen >>>


Explosion in Syrien: Mindestens 21 Tote

(16.10.2013)

Bei einer Explosion im Süden Syriens sind am Mittwoch mindestens 21 Menschen getötet worden. 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 >>>


Nepal vote credibility seen hit by boycott, threats (NEPAL)

(05.02.2006)

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Revolt-torn Nepal holds municipal polls this week, the country's first elections in nearly seven years, but a boycott by key political parties and rebel threats are expected to rob the vote of credibility. weiterlesen >>>


10 injured in anti-land mine vehicle accident (INDIA)

(05.02.2006)

Jashpur: Ten policemen were injured when an anti-land mine vehicle went off a culvert after colliding with a car, about three kms from here, today. weiterlesen >>>


SPIDER MUNITION PROGRAM TO ENTER OPERATIONAL TESTING NEXT YEAR (USA)

(05.02.2006)

An Army anti-personnel munition is currently completing its final developmental test and is slated to enter into operational testing in January 2007, a service official told Inside the Army Feb. 2.  weiterlesen >>>


Egypt's landmines hindering development (EGYPT)

(05.02.2006)

Egypt has 22 million landmines. That's nearly one for every three citizens, according to statistics issued by the Demining Committee affiliated to the UN. Around 14 per cent of the world's mines have been sown in Egypt, said the Committee.  weiterlesen >>>


Camp Ibis near Needles hosted tank divisions (USA)

(05.02.2006)

NEEDLES - For years, schoolkids in Needles have been taught the three R's,": Reading - 'Riting - 'Rithmetic, but this past week they learned some new ones: Recognize - Retreat - Report. It's all part of an educational campaign coordinated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to inform the community about dangers in the nearby desert. weiterlesen >>>


Colombian peasants pay with lives, limbs (COLOMBIA)

(05.02.2006)

The explosive use of land mines in the civil war makes every step risky in rural areas. weiterlesen >>>


Maoist attacks kill 12 policemen in east India (INDIA)

(05.02.2006)

RAIPUR - Maoist rebels killed 12 policemen on Monday in two separate attacks in India's tribal-dominated eastern state of Chattisgarh, police said. weiterlesen >>>


Japan invests USD 30 Million in economic and social projects (JAPAN)

(05.02.2006)

Luanda - The Japanese Government granted year around USD 30 million for implementation of economic and social projects in various provinces of Angola, in the ambit of the agreements existing between both countries.  weiterlesen >>>


Soldiers, Marines capture weapons cache (IRAQ)

(05.02.2006)

Soldiers with the Illinois National Guard and Marines from 2nd Marine Logistics Group (Forward), captured a weapons cache during a combat patrol west of Fallujah Feb. 2. weiterlesen >>>


UNHCR uses White Nile ferry to start major return of Sudanese IDPs

(05.02.2006)

After a long, peaceful journey along the White Nile, a double-decker ferry docked in the South Sudan town of Bor with 376 returnees, the first large group of internally displaced Sudanese that the UN refugee agency has helped home. weiterlesen >>>


Maoists intensify attacks, 11 killed Monday (INDIA)

(05.02.2006)

Raipur/Ranchi: Stepping up their attacks, Maoists on Monday detonated a landmine, blasted a communication tower and a portion of a railway station, and attacked a police post killing 11 security personnel and wounding 17 in Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand.  weiterlesen >>>


East Sri Lanka tense, Norway tries to save peace bid (SRI LANKA)

(05.02.2006)

COLOMBO: Protesters burned barricades at Tamil Tiger checkpoints in east Sri Lanka today and tsunami aid workers stayed inside as peace broker Norway tried again to patch up a shaky peace process and arrange crunch talks. weiterlesen >>>


Tribal unrest appears on rise in Pakistan with bus bombing

(05.02.2006)

QUETTA, Pakistan - A bomb ripped through a passenger bus in a province of southwestern Pakistan racked by growing tribal unrest, killing at least 13 people Sunday and wounding 20 others, police said. Some people still were trapped in the wreckage. weiterlesen >>>


2 soldiers wounded in Doda blast (INDIA)

(05.02.2006)

Srinagar: An informer was killed and two soldiers wounded in separate incidents across the State since Saturday night, police and reports said Sunday.  weiterlesen >>>


GLIMMER OF PEACE IN CAUCUSUS AZERBAIJAN, ARMENIA IN TALKS OVER FUTURE STATUS OF DISPUTED REGION OF NAGORNO-KARABAKH (NAGORNO-KARABAKH)

(04.02.2006)

PITTSBURGH, USA, Negotiations for a peace settlement in Nagorno-Karabakh, the contested region in Azerbaijan that slipped into war as the Soviet Union collapsed, have gained ground recently after years of stalemate, raising the possibility of an agreement this year, diplomats familiar with the talks say.  weiterlesen >>>


DEADLY VIET HUNT. War veteran helps locate explosives (VIETNAM)

(04.02.2006)

LONG HUNG VILLAGE, Vietnam, The Vietnam War has been over for more than 30 years, but everywhere U.S. veteran Chuck Searcy goes, there is danger under foot.  weiterlesen >>>


243km Sahara run - CEO's bit for charity (SINGAPORE)

(03.02.2006)

Money will go to ST pocket money fund for kids and Halo Trust, acharity which clears mines. weiterlesen >>>


Dist chief escapes unhurt, driver killed in blast (AFGHANISTAN)

(03.02.2006)

LASHKARGAH - As skirmishes between Taliban fighters and the US-backed Afghan forces continued in the volatile Helmand province for the second consecutive day, another district chief narrowly escaped a landmine blast while his driver was killed.  weiterlesen >>>


Kenyan companies venture South Sudan (SUDAN)

(02.02.2006)

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 >>>


Maoist clashes claim several lives (NEPAL)

(02.02.2006)

Kathmandu: At least 32 people, including Maoists and security personnel, were killed in a fierce gunbattle in western Nepal. A civilian was also killed in a landmine explosion. weiterlesen >>>


Enger Draht zur Rüstungslobby (Deutschland)

(02.02.2006)

Köln / Oldenburg - Wegen des Verdachts der Vorteilsannahme ermittelt die Staatsanwaltschaft Oldenburg gegen einen ehemaligen Offizier der Bundeswehr. weiterlesen >>>


Gewalt ohne Ende in Afghanistan

(02.02.2006)

Die Sicherheitslage in Afghanistan verschlechtert sich zusehends: Anschläge und Gefechte im Süden des Landes kosteten am Wochenende über 40 Menschen das Leben.  weiterlesen >>>


Sweden gives Cambodia 10 mine-sniffing dogs trained in Bosnia (CAMBODIA)

(02.02.2006)

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia, Sweden has donated 10 mine-sniffing dogs to help rid Cambodia of its leftover wartime scourge, an official said Friday.  weiterlesen >>>


Police killed in Afghan explosion

(02.02.2006)

Six police officers have been killed when an explosion hit their vehicle in southern Afghanistan, officials say. weiterlesen >>>


Ethiopia, Eritrea swap charges in tense border row (ETHIOPIA/ERITREA)

(01.02.2006)

ADDIS ABABA - Ethiopia and Eritrea traded new charges Thursday over their increasingly tense border as Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi accused his rival of arrogant war-mongering and Asmara hit back.  weiterlesen >>>


Huambo: NGO Roots of Peace Implements USD 12 Million Demining Projects (ANGOLA)

(01.02.2006)

HUAMBO,United States of America non-governmental organisation (NGO) Roots of Peace will promote a landmines clearance and economic project in Huambo province, amounted at USD 12 million, for a three-year period.  weiterlesen >>>


AssA-Irada: Mine explosions kill 10 people in 2005 (AZERBAIJAN)

(01.02.2006)

Ten people died and 49 were injured in 16 explosions of landmines and unexploded ordnance in the country in 2005, the Azerbaijan National Agency for Mine Action (ANAMA) told AssA-Irada. weiterlesen >>>


Military vehicle damaged, nine arrested in Kandahar (AFGHANISTAN)

(01.02.2006)

KABUL - A military vehicle was damaged when it hit a landmine in the southern Kandahar province, officials said on Thursday.  weiterlesen >>>


Brazilian legislators call on neighbors to stem arms trafficking (BRAZIL)

(31.01.2006)

A Brazilian congressional committee plans to ask Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay and Suriname to take measures against arms trafficking in light of reports that weapons are flowing from the neighboring countries to Brazilian criminals, legislative officials said Wednesday.  weiterlesen >>>


Paraguayan rejects Brazil's charges of arms trafficking (PARAGUAY)

(31.01.2006)

Paraguay's armed forces chief on Wednesday rejected charges by Brazilian legislators that officers under his command were involved in peddling weapons to criminals in Brazil.  weiterlesen >>>


90 mines recovered in southern Afghanistan (AFGHANISTAN)

(31.01.2006)

KABUL, Security officials Wednesday claimed recovering 90 different types of landmines in the lawless province of Kandahar.  weiterlesen >>>


FC soldier killed in landmine blast (Pakistan)

(31.01.2006)

A Frontier Corps solider was killed and four people were injured in two landmine explosions in Pirkoh and Kahan areas while heavy fighting was reported between tribesmen and security forces in Dera Bugti on Tuesday. A report said that two people travelling on a pick-up were seriously wounded when their vehicle hit a roadside landmine in Kahan area of the Kohlu district. weiterlesen >>>


Afghanistan Sets Goals for Redevelopment

(31.01.2006)

Afghanistan laid out a five-year plan for its redevelopment at an international conference on the country's future Tuesday. Among the goals Afghan President Hamid Karzai's government pledged to work toward: e.g. reducing by 70 percent the amount of land made unusable by land mines by 2010.  weiterlesen >>>


Iran's Gaza Front

(30.01.2006)

While the world is focused on Iran's program to produce nuclear weapons, there is another, lesser-known project with perilous ramifications on which Iran has exerted great effort - hijacking the Palestinian Authority from within. weiterlesen >>>


Sri Lanka, rebels to seek renewed cease-fire

(27.01.2006)

The Sri Lankan government and ethnic Tamil rebels have agreed to meet in Switzerland next month in an effort to salvage their tattered cease-fire after months of escalating violence, both sides said Wednesday.  weiterlesen >>>


Sri Lanka rebel-linked group says ceasing attacks

(27.01.2006)

COLOMBO: A Sri Lankan group linked to the Tamil Tiger rebels said today it was ceasing military action but the government and the guerrillas accused each other of new attacks just after agreeing to meet for talks. weiterlesen >>>


No security problem on Ethio-Eritrea border: UNMEE

(27.01.2006)

The United Nations Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea (UNMEE) said there is no any security problem on the border though the ban imposed by the Eritrean government on its helicopters is still in place.  weiterlesen >>>


R2D2 May Soon be Your Household Companion

(27.01.2006)

It won't be too much longer before Star Wars-like robots, that can think and move by themselves, will be part of our everyday lives.  weiterlesen >>>


Neueste Waffen aus Russland auf der Defexpo India 2006

(27.01.2006)

Russland präsentiert auf der internationalen Rüstungsausstellung für Landstreitkräfte und Kriegsmarine, Defexpo India'2006, traditionell neueste Muster seiner Schützenwaffen sowie Systeme und Komplexe der Luftverteidigung.  weiterlesen >>>


Minenexplosion in Unruheprovinz: Sechs Tote - Sicherheitslage in Belutschistan verschlechtert

(27.01.2006)

Islamabad - Bei der Explosion einer Mine in der südpakistanischen Unruheprovinz Belutschistan sind mindestens sechs Menschen getötet und fünf weitere verletzt worden. weiterlesen >>>


UK Balochs protest against Pak suppression in their province

(26.01.2006)

Expatriate Balochs living in Britain recently staged a protest demonstration in London against the alleged Pakistani suppression in their province. The protest included a march past 10 Downing Street, the official residence of British Prime Minister Tony Blair. weiterlesen >>>