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Russland: Scharfes Minenfeld aus Zweitem Weltkrieg bei Moskau entdeckt

(29.05.2013)

Ein Minenfeld aus dem Zweiten Weltkrieg ist im Raum Wolokolamsk westlich von Moskau entdeckt worden. Mehr als 100 Minen wurden bereits entschärft. weiterlesen >>>


Südsudan: Minen auf einem Marktplatz geräumt

(28.05.2013)

Die dänische Minenräumorganisation Danish Demining Group räumt zwei Minen auf einem Marktplatz in der Nähe eines Flüchtlingslager mit mehr als 45.000 Flüchtlingen. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Internationale Kampagne für das Verbot von Landminen fordert Aufklärung über den Einsatz von Minen in Jemen

(27.05.2013)

Laut der Internationalen Kampagne existieren glaubhafte Berichte über den Einsatz von Antipersonenminen in Jemen in 2011. Jemen ist seit 1999 Vertragsstaat des Verbots von Antipersonenminen. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Syrien: Menschenrechtler kritisieren die Regierung wegen des Einsatzes von Streumunition

(27.05.2013)

Die Menschenrechtsorganisation "Human Rights Watch" hat am Dienstag berichtet, dass am Sonntag Streubomben über einem Spielplatz bei Damaskus abgeworfen worden seien. weiterlesen >>>


Die USA testet neue Streumunition

(24.05.2013)

Die USA testet neue Streumunition, deren Blindgängerrate geringer sein soll als die Blindgägnerrate von bisher verwendeter Streumunition. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Landminen: Menschenrechtler setzen Türkei unter Druck

(24.05.2013)

Die Türkei sollte ihre Landminen bis zum Frühjahr 2014 vollständig räumen. Jetzt verlangt das Land jedoch mehr Zeit. Menschrechtler sind in höchster Sorge. weiterlesen >>>


Soldat im Golan durch Mine getötet

(22.05.2013)

Ein Soldat der Israelischen Verteidigungsstreitkräfte (ZAHAL) ist am Dienstag auf den Golan-Höhen durch eine Mine getötet worden. weiterlesen >>>


Golanhöhen: Landmine tötet israelischen Soldaten

(21.05.2013)

Ein 19-jährige Soldat nahm an einer Minenräumübung teil, als eine Antifahrzeugmine explodierte und ihn tötete. Laut Militärexperten sollen solche Minen nur auf Fahrzeuge und Panzer ansprechen. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


SCRAPPING OF ANTI-PERSONNEL MINES WILL COST BELARUS EUR 3.5 MILLION (BELARUS)

(26.09.2005)

The Military engineering corps of the Belarusian Defense Ministry stated that the cost of scrapping of anti-personnel mines may vary depending on the technology of scrapping. Belarus will soon reach agreements with foreign countries concerning financial aid.  weiterlesen >>>


Cambodia to destroy over 4,000 weapons in Sihanoukville

(26.09.2005)

The 43rd Flame of Peace ceremony will be held in southwestern Cambodian port of Sihanoukville on Tuesday, at which at least 4,000 surplus military weapons will be destroyed. weiterlesen >>>


CNIDAH Holds Meeting On Land Mines Risks

(26.09.2005)

The National Inter-Sectoral Commission for Demining and Humanitarian Assistance "CNIDAH" will hold on 26 September, in Luanda, a national methodological meeting on education and awareness about land mines risks. weiterlesen >>>


Six al Qaeda suspects arrested in Somali enclave (SOMALIA)

(26.09.2005)

Authorities in the breakaway enclave of Somaliland arrested six al Qaeda suspects accused of planning attacks in the lead-up to next week's parliamentary poll, officials said on Friday.  weiterlesen >>>


MINES STILL THREATENING

(26.09.2005)

Watch out, mine clearing" ' this noticeboard is put up in an area of the highway Goris-Yerevan which is separated by special tapes. The mine clearing detachment in Echmiadzin has been working in the Syunik region village Shournukh for the last year. weiterlesen >>>


Up to 10 Ukraine peacekeepers involved in fraud in Lebanon

(26.09.2005)

Up to 10 Ukrainian peacekeepers were involved in the fuel and money fraud in Lebanon, Acting Defence Minister Anatoly Gritsenko told journalists on Friday.  weiterlesen >>>


Two US soldiers injured in landmine explosion in Afghanistan

(26.09.2005)

Two American soldiers were injured as their vehicle ran over a mine in the troubled Kandahar province Friday, a US military statement said Saturday.  weiterlesen >>>


Six Russian soldiers killed in Chechnya

(26.09.2005)

Six Russian soldiers were killed and 11 others wounded in Chechnya in the past 24 hours, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty reported early on Saturday. weiterlesen >>>


Cambodian envoy to Japan on three-point mission

(26.09.2005)

"Hello, hello," Pou Sothirak greets warmly as he enters the reception room of the Cambodian Embassy in Akasaka, central Tokyo.  weiterlesen >>>


3,000 Blown Up On Mines in Chechnya Over 10 Years - UN

(26.09.2005)

More than 3,000 civilians have been blown up on mines and other explosives in Chechnya since 1995, UN officials in Russia told Interfax. weiterlesen >>>


Two more dead in southeast Turkey

(26.09.2005)

Security forces in southeastern Turkey yesterday killed a suspected Kurdish rebel allegedly involved in the shooting of two policemen, while a soldier died in a landmine explosion, officials said.  weiterlesen >>>


Police escape landmine blast in Jharkhand MEDININAGAR

(26.09.2005)

Naxalites triggered two landmine blasts but the targetted security vehicle, ferrying 20 police personnel, passed the area minutes before the explosions at Poldih village in Palamu district. weiterlesen >>>


Mine Action in Sudan Newsletter Issue 7, Aug/Sep 2005

(26.09.2005)

Demining operations for the UN Peacekeeping Mission support focused on the opening of Juba-Yei Road in order to allow the Mission deployment and emergency food delivery to Juba town by road.  weiterlesen >>>


Two civilians killed as mine goes off in Baghlan

(26.09.2005)

Two civilians were killed and four others critically wounded when a war-era mine went off in a house in the northern Baghlan province on Sunday morning. weiterlesen >>>


MNF arrests 80 suspects in northern Iraq

(26.09.2005)

The Multi-National Force (MNF) on Sunday announced the arrest of more than 80 suspected terrorists and seized a number of weapons caches in northern Iraq. weiterlesen >>>


Eight policemen hurt as Jharkhand minister narrowly escapes Maoist attack

(26.09.2005)

Minister of Rural Development and Transport Enos Ekka narrowly escaped a Maoist landmine attack on Saturday.  weiterlesen >>>


Four policemen wounded in Nangarhar car explosion

(26.09.2005)

Four policemen were wounded when their car exploded in Chaparhar district of the eastern Nangarhar province on Sunday, witnesses and officials said. weiterlesen >>>


U.S. military Chinook crashes in Afghanistan, killing five crew members

(26.09.2005)

A U.S. military helicopter crashed Sunday in a mountainous area plagued by Taliban violence, killing all five American crew members. The U.S. military said there was no sign it had been shot down. weiterlesen >>>


Taliban claim killing 8 US troops in Kandahar (Radio Tehran)

(26.09.2005)

Taliban spokesman Latifullah Hakimi said that the Taliban blew up two vehicles of the US military with remote-controlled landmine in Arghandab district of Kandahar province last night that resulted in killing eight US soldiers, reports Radio Tehran. weiterlesen >>>


Landmines and unexploded ordnance have killed 38,000 since the end of the war: Ministry

(26.09.2005)

According to the Ministry of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs of Vietnam, more than 38,000 people have been killed and over 65,000 injured by landmines, old bombs and unexploded ordnance (UXO) since the Vietnam War.  weiterlesen >>>


Landmine claims four lives in Afghanistan

(26.09.2005)

A land mine planted by suspected Taliban insurgents blew up a police vehicle in southern Afghanistan on Monday, killing all four people inside, officials said. weiterlesen >>>


Troops warned of tough times hunting Taliban

(26.09.2005)

AUSTRALIAN special forces soldiers have been warned they face very grave risks during this campaign. weiterlesen >>>


Canadian delegation to hold conference on landmines in Bishkek

(26.09.2005)

On September 28 Special Envoy of the Canadian Ambassador for Mine Action, General (Retired) Maurice Baril and his delegation will arrive in Bishkek on an official visit. weiterlesen >>>


IRAQ: Coalition, Iraqi Forces Record Successes Against Insurgents

(26.09.2005)

Iraqi and coalition forces have scored several successes against insurgent forces in Iraq in recent days. weiterlesen >>>


Taiwan: US Admiral Urges Taiwan to Arm

(26.09.2005)

The new commander of US forces in Asia and the Pacific, Admiral William Fallon, has begun making subtle but distinctive changes in his command's endeavor to keep the peace between Taiwan and China, widely considered to be potentially the most explosive conflict in Asia.  weiterlesen >>>


New guns, new drive for Taliban

(26.09.2005)

An internal debate within the Taliban - whether to launch increasingly aggressive attacks against the US-led coalition or to allow the insurgency to bleed the Afghan government over time - has been settled this year, according to a rebel commander and Afghan security officials. weiterlesen >>>


"British Council anti-UK" Articles on Council website attack UK, US over Iraq

(26.09.2005)

Parliamentarians are angry with the state-funded British Council for allegedly fuelling anti-British extremism by promoting material strongly critical of the war in Iraq, a report said. weiterlesen >>>


Two Soldiers Injured In Land Mine Explosion In Sason

(26.09.2005)

Two soldiers were injured when a land mine exploded while military vehicle was passing in Sason town of eastern city of Batman on Sunday.  weiterlesen >>>


Waffensammler starb bei Explosion

(26.09.2005)

Die Polizei nannte den Vorfall einen "nichtnatürlichen Todesfall": Am Donnerstag gegen 22.15 Uhr alarmierte die Mutter von Heiko P. die Rettungskräfte, weil sie in ihrem Einfamilienhaus in Zossen (Teltow-Fläming) ein lautes Geräusch gehört hatte.  weiterlesen >>>


Fünf Tote bei Hubschrauberabsturz in Afghanistan

(26.09.2005)

Beim Absturz eines US-Transporthubschraubers sind am Sonntag in der südafghanischen Unruheprovinz Sabul alle fünf Soldaten an Bord getötet worden. weiterlesen >>>


Bridge to landmine survivors

(26.09.2005)

MANNINGHAM high school students are prepared to be shocked this weekend when they head to Cambodia to meet children whose lives and bodies have been ripped apart by landmines.  weiterlesen >>>


YES, a More Peaceful Brazil is Possible

(23.09.2005)

When the International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL) was launched in 1992, even the most optimistic among us did not think it likely that we would remove landmines from the world's arsenals. Because their use was so longstanding and so widespread, the vision of a ban seemed far from reality. weiterlesen >>>


Azerbaijan: Mine action integrated in state socio-economic development plan

(23.09.2005)

The Ministry of Economic Development elaborated a plan for socio-economic development of regions of Azerbaijan for the period 2006-2008 with involvement of a number of institutions.  weiterlesen >>>


Afghan Army garrison opens in Herat

(23.09.2005)

Afghan Minister of Defense Abdul Rahim Wardak cut the ribbon of the new Afghan National Army garrison in Herat recently, opening its doors for use by the ANA's 207th Corps. weiterlesen >>>


The New Generation of Landmines

(23.09.2005)

Cheap and deadly, landmines have been the targets of a spirited grassroots campaign for abolition for the past 15 years. Will U.S. derail 15 years of international abolition efforts? weiterlesen >>>


TERRORISM: Wittering is ready to tackle bomb threats

(23.09.2005)

THE awareness of a possible terrorist attack has raised since the July 7 London bombings, with the public reporting more suspect packages. weiterlesen >>>


Fast-Acting Mines

(23.09.2005)

South Ossetia breaks off relations with Georgia. Russian peacekeepers stated that there were four shots fired, but only three of the mines exploded weiterlesen >>>


UNMEE MACC weekly update: 22 Sep 2005

(23.09.2005)

The UNMEE MACC hosted a visit for students from a local school on September 16, 2005. The event was held to commemorate the International Day of Peace on September 21, 2005. The Programme Manager of the MACC Mr. Phil Lewis gave an opening speech to kick off the activities of the day.The students were later briefed on the dangers of mines and UXO by the MACC Mine Risk Education (MRE) teams. weiterlesen >>>


Ecuador says it destroyed Colombian rebel camp

(23.09.2005)

Ecuador destroyed a camp probably used by leftist Colombian rebels, Ecuador's Defense Ministry said on Thursday, adding to evidence that the guerrillas regularly cross from the neighboring country to seek refuge. weiterlesen >>>


Vigil to focus on arms trade issue

(23.09.2005)

The plight of hundreds of children maimed or killed by landmines each year will come under the spotlight this week during a silent candle light vigil focusing on the impact of the International Arms Trade. weiterlesen >>>


Cambodia to hold '05 Angkor Wat International Half Marathon race

(23.09.2005)

The 2005 Angkor Wat International Half Marathon and Angkor Wat Walking will be held at the Angkor Wat area on November 19-20. The main purpose of this event is for the fund-support to the landmine-victims after the long-term civil war, according to the National Olympic Committee of Cambodia (NOCC).  weiterlesen >>>


NGOs pool resources to help Cambodians

(23.09.2005)

Several Taiwanese non-governmental organizations have come together to form a foreign-aid commission that will provide multiple services to Cambodians between September 25 and September 30.  weiterlesen >>>


Australian solider wounded in Afghanistan clash

(23.09.2005)

An Australian soldier has been wounded and an Afghan soldier killed in a clash with insurgents in Afghanistan. weiterlesen >>>


Seven Turkish soldiers wounded by mines presumably set by Kurdish rebels

(23.09.2005)

Seven soldiers were wounded Friday when two military vehicles struck mines believed set by Kurdish rebels in southeastern Turkey, authorities said.  weiterlesen >>>


Firms help build bomb disposal robots

(22.09.2005)

Two Norfolk businesses are working together to help make the world a safer place. weiterlesen >>>


A Plan for the Post-Conflict Reconstruction of Nepal

(22.09.2005)

As the king, politicians, and Maoists fiddle, Nepal is rapidly becoming a failed state. An even-bloodier phase looms ahead in the conflict, which has claimed more than 12,000 lives to date.  weiterlesen >>>


U.S. to Hand Counterfire Command to South Korea

(22.09.2005)

South Korea will take back another part of wartime operations command from the U.S. on Oct. 1, when control of counterfire to neutralize any North Korean long-range artillery attacks on Seoul passes from the U.S. Forces Korea to the domestic military. weiterlesen >>>


Turkey decides to remove mines from border with Syria

(22.09.2005)

Turkish authorities have decided to remove mines planted along the border with Syria in the southeast of the country to use these regions in agricultural projects. weiterlesen >>>


Algerian land mine kills two

(22.09.2005)

Two members of Algeria's security services were killed and five injured when a mine went off as an army patrol passed by, said reports on Wednesday.  weiterlesen >>>


Two Russian soldiers, four policemen killed in Chechnya

(22.09.2005)

Two Russian soldiers have been killed and five more injured in the past 24 hours, according to a toll given to Agence France-Presse by a member of Chechnya's pro-Russian government. weiterlesen >>>


Landmines Kill Pakistani Soldiers, Tribal Leaders

(22.09.2005)

According to source, an explosion occurred in the Landi Noor area of Shakai when an army vehicle hit a landmine killing one soldiers and injuring several.  weiterlesen >>>


Humvee couldn't protect 1st. Lt. Dooley

(22.09.2005)

1st Lt. Mark Dooley was in the most fortified, strongest Humvee his National Guard unit had when he went on patrol Monday in Iraq, a National Guard officer said yesterday. weiterlesen >>>


STF closes nets on Dalam leader

(22.09.2005)

Karnataka Special Task Force sleuths have arrested Gopi alias Kondaiah, a self-styled naxalite leader of the Chitravati Dalam recently. weiterlesen >>>


Three mines recovered in J&K, tragedies averted

(22.09.2005)

The Border Security Force today averted major tragedies by recovering three anti-personnel mines near Indo-Pak border, 40 km from here, official sources said. weiterlesen >>>


Worsening Humanitarian Situation in Chechnya

(22.09.2005)

The conflict between Russians and Chechens has been going on for the last two and a half centuries. The Chechen struggle is the expression of a people's indomitable urge for freedom.  weiterlesen >>>


Merabischwili forderte russische Truppen zur Mitarbeit auf

(22.09.2005)

Georgiens Innenminister Wano Merabischwili hat das Hauptquartier der russischen Truppen im Transkaukasus zur Mitarbeit bei den Ermittlungen gegen einen ihrer Offiziere aufgefordert.  weiterlesen >>>


Kroatien Sicherheitshinweise

(22.09.2005)

In den bis 1995 umkämpften Gebieten besteht weiterhin eine erhebliche Gefährdung durch Landminen. Dies gilt insbesondere für die damaligen Frontlinien. weiterlesen >>>


Publicis: Kampagne zur Minen-Problematik

(22.09.2005)

Man stelle sich vor, den Blick immer auf den Boden heften und jeden Tritt sorgfältig setzen zu müssen. Traurige Wahrheit: alle 20 Minuten wird irgendwo auf der Welt ein Mensch Opfer einer Mine, weil er eine Sekunde nicht aufgepasst hat.  weiterlesen >>>


Spuren im Sand (I)

(22.09.2005)

Thomas, den alle Tomtom nennen, weil er auf so ziemlich alle Utensilien im Takt schlägt, die ihm in die Hände geraten, Tomtom ist ein Reisejunkie. Da ihm zum Reisen aber das nötige Kleingeld fehlt, ist er so eine Art legaler Beschaffungskrimineller. weiterlesen >>>


Spuren im Sand (II)

(22.09.2005)

Die drei Reisenden und ihr Fahrer, inzwischen routiniert im zügigen Packen, machten sich auf Richtung Süden. weiterlesen >>>


Spuren im Sand (III)

(22.09.2005)

Das Piepen der Minensuchgeräte, die auch gerne von Schatzsuchern eingesetzt werden, klang monoton in der Mittagshitze. 50 Grad im Schatten; wie lächerlich! Welcher Schatten? weiterlesen >>>


Rheinmetall: 151 Mio.-EUR-Auftrag über gepanzerte Fahrzeuge für die Bundeswehr ' umfassender Schutz für die Soldaten

(22.09.2005)

Rheinmetall Landsysteme GmbH, Kiel, ist mit der Lieferung von Einsatzfahrzeugen im Wert von 151 Mio. Euro an die Bundeswehr beauftragt worden. weiterlesen >>>


Ein Hoffnungsschimmer in Afghanistan

(22.09.2005)

Für 5000 afghanische Frauen und Mädchen hat die Zukunft begonnen - mit Hilfe von Spenden aus Ostbayern werden sie in einer neu errichteten Schule erstmals unterrichtet. weiterlesen >>>


Munitions cache found in Russia's southern republic (RUSSIA)

(22.09.2005)

Police found "a well-hidden cache" in the vicinity of the Temiraul village in Khasavyurtovskiy District of Dagestan on 5 September, the press service of the Interior Ministry of Dagestan has said.  weiterlesen >>>


Norway divests shares in arms manufacturers (NORWAY)

(22.09.2005)

The Norwegian government, citing ethical reasons, said yesterday it had withdrawn its investments from eight international companies involved in the production of harmful weapons, such as antipersonnel mines and cluster bombs.  weiterlesen >>>


Norway divests shares in arms manufacturers (NORWAY)

(22.09.2005)

The Norwegian government, citing ethical reasons, said yesterday it had withdrawn its investments from eight international companies involved in the production of harmful weapons, such as antipersonnel mines and cluster bombs.  weiterlesen >>>


Rockets Strike Jalalabad Cultural Center, Afghan Home

(21.09.2005)

Two enemy rockets struck a cultural center in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, today, injuring an Afghan girl and an Afghan National Police officer.  weiterlesen >>>


Israeli firm tossed out of UK fair

(21.09.2005)

In the shadow of threats against retired Israeli generals over war crimes, organizers of one of the world's largest international arms fairs in London tossed out an Israeli company for offering stun guns, leg irons and other "weapons of torture." weiterlesen >>>


Banking on small businesses as Angola recovers

(21.09.2005)

Bibiana Ndona struggled to make ends meet after her husband died, leaving her with five children and a pharmacy to run in Rocha Pinto, a poor market area near the airport in Angola's capital Luanda. weiterlesen >>>


List of Ohio casualties in Iraq and Afghanistan

(21.09.2005)

David Ford, 20, of Ironton, died in Baghdad when a bomb exploded near the tank he was riding in.  weiterlesen >>>


Soldier among two dead in Shakai valley blasts

(21.09.2005)

A soldier and a tribal elder were killed and eight others wounded in two separate bomb blasts in the remote valley of Shakai in South Waziristan Agency, officials said here. weiterlesen >>>


Wallkill High grad killed in Iraq, 1st Lt. Mark Dooley led his Ranger patrol

(21.09.2005)

A 1997 Wallkill High School graduate on duty in Iraq with the Vermont Army National Guard was killed Monday by an improvised bomb.  weiterlesen >>>


Ministry appeals to Russia to investigate arms sales

(21.09.2005)

Claiming they have identified one of several employees at Russian military installations involved in illicit weapon sales, the Georgian Ministry of Internal Affairs detained a Georgian citizen on Monday, September 19.  weiterlesen >>>


Naxal Commander Gopi Nabbed by Police at Tumkur

(21.09.2005)

The police achieved a major breakthrough in curbing the Naxal movement in the state when they arrested a deputy commander of Naxalites at Tumkur.  weiterlesen >>>


U.S. to Hand Counterfire Command to South Korea

(21.09.2005)

South Korea will take back another part of wartime operations command from the U.S. on Oct. 1, when control of counterfire to neutralize any North Korean long-range artillery attacks on Seoul passes from the U.S. Forces Korea to the domestic military.  weiterlesen >>>


Korea to Develop Combat Robots

(21.09.2005)

The War of the Machines imagined in many a dystopian fiction came a little closer on Tuesday at the government's 10th annual meeting of science and technology ministers.  weiterlesen >>>


Unholy Allies; The Taliban haven't quit, and some are getting help

(20.09.2005)

At sundown, the most- wanted man in Ghazni province comes roaring down a country road astride his motorcycle. Mohammed Daud, 35, commands the biggest Taliban force in this area roughly 100 miles southwest of Kabul. But today he travels with just one bodyguard.  weiterlesen >>>


Stanford University Launches New Center for Position, Navigation and Time

(20.09.2005)

Stanford University today announced a unique new research center dedicated to advancing the Global Positioning System (GPS) to provide position information with centimeter accuracy, anywhere, anytime.  weiterlesen >>>


New hope for landmine detection

(20.09.2005)

The first steps in a new method of detecting landmines by determining the presence of tiny quantities of the explosive TNT (trinitrotoluene) are described in research published today. weiterlesen >>>


Drive For Robot Autonomy Key Trend In Global Emerging Robotics Technology

(20.09.2005)

Autonomy is the latest buzzword in the field of emerging robotics technologies. Researchers world over are directing their efforts toward incorporating greater autonomy to enable robots to make more coherent decisions independently. weiterlesen >>>


Defence Company Sued

(20.09.2005)

A NAMIBIAN company has been doing a thriving business in supplying its armoured Werewolf vehicle to American forces in Iraq, it has emerged from newly filed court documents. weiterlesen >>>


Police Starts Search for Landmines in Vacated Colonies

(20.09.2005)

The Palestinian police has launched on Monday a landmine detection campaign in the areas close to the evacuated colonies in the Gaza Strip. weiterlesen >>>


Bleak future for Angola's children

(20.09.2005)

The children of Angola are paying a heavy price for under-funded humanitarian operations across the country, where high malnutrition rates and preventable diseases are taking their toll on the weakest, WFP has warned.  weiterlesen >>>


U.S. Forces seize weapons, capture terror suspects

(20.09.2005)

Task Force Baghdad Soldiers uncovered two weapons caches and arrested two terror suspects Sept. 17, denying terrorists an opportunity to conduct attacks against Coalition Forces and innocent Iraqi civilians. weiterlesen >>>


Ultra Armored Patrol Vehicle Replaces Hummer?

(20.09.2005)

The boys at Georgia Tech have been working on a fun project called the "Ultra Armored Patrol Vehicle".  weiterlesen >>>


Reservist re-enlists to keep peace in Kosovo

(20.09.2005)

Before going there he learnt how to avoid being killed in mine fields, how to work with interpreters and how to interact with the non-English speaking people of Kosovo. The military estimates the country has a million land mines unaccounted for, he said.  weiterlesen >>>


Horses, mules and dogs to counter Jharkhand Maoists

(20.09.2005)

Not sophisticated weapons or more trained personnel, but an army of horses, mules and dogs has been commissioned by Jharkhand Police to help them in the battle against Maoists. weiterlesen >>>


Two killed by blasts in Pakistan's tribal belt

(20.09.2005)

A Pakistani soldier and a tribal elder were killed on Tuesday by two blasts in a restive Pakistani tribal region near the Afghan border, security sources said. weiterlesen >>>


Georgia Wants Russian Troops to Help Probe into Arms Trade Case

(20.09.2005)

Georgian Interior Minister Vano Merabishvili urged the Tbilisi-based Headquarters of the Russian Troops in the Trans Caucasus (GRVZ) to help in investigation into cases of illegal arms trade, which, according to Merabishvili, are taking place on Russian military bases stationed in Georgia. weiterlesen >>>


OAS LAUNCHES LANDMINE-CLEARING COURSE IN COLOMBIA

(20.09.2005)

The Organization of American States (OAS) will begin, in Bogotá, Colombia, a course for 30 soldiers specialized in humanitarian landmine-clearing operations in that country. weiterlesen >>>


Foster-Miller wins $133m Navy contract extension

(20.09.2005)

Foster-Miller Inc. of Waltham said it has been awarded a $133 million military contract to supply spare parts and services for its Talon line of robots, which are used for mine-clearing and surveillance work in Iraq and elsewhere.  weiterlesen >>>


Terror bid foiled in Khost, rockets hit Kunar, Paktia

(20.09.2005)

Officials in the southeastern Khost said they had foiled a terrorist bid to spread widespread devastation by recovering huge quantity of explosives on Tuesday morning.  weiterlesen >>>


Hilfsappell für Angola: Hälfte der Kinder unterernährt

(20.09.2005)

Zur Bekämpfung des Hungers in Angola hat das UN-Welternährungsprogramm (WFP) am Montag 30 Millionen Dollar gefordert. Fast die Hälfte der Kinder in dem südwestafrikanischen Land sei unternährt und von Krankheiten bedroht, erklärte das WFP in Luanda.  weiterlesen >>>


U.S. military says five soldiers killed in 3 bombings, death toll at 1904

(19.09.2005)

American authorities Tuesday reported the deaths of nine Americans -- five soldiers, a Diplomatic Security Agent and three private security guards. The soldiers' deaths raised the number of U.S. service members who have died in Iraq since the start of the war to 1,904.  weiterlesen >>>


Four law-enforcers injured in Chechnya - Russian report

(19.09.2005)

Two policemen and a Federal Security Service officer have been injured in an explosion in Chechnya, RIA news agency said on 20 September. The incident took place on 19 September near the village of Shali as an UAZ vehicle carrying the officers hit a land mine. The explosive device was equivalent to 1 kg of TNT.  weiterlesen >>>


Roadside bomb, land mine explosion kill Pakistani soldier, tribal

(19.09.2005)

A roadside bomb exploded as an army patrol passed by, killing one soldier in a northwestern tribal region in Pakistan, and a tribal elder died in a separate land mine blast in the same area on Tuesday, army and intelligence officials said.  weiterlesen >>>


Iran suspected as militias step up attacks in Basra

(19.09.2005)

Tehran may be behind sharp rise in attacks by Shia Muslim militias active in southern Iraq, reports Richard Beeston  weiterlesen >>>


State to get ten armoured vehicles

(19.09.2005)

Chief Minister unveils two-pronged strategy against naxals at panel meeting  weiterlesen >>>


Banned stun guns and leg irons advertised at arms fair

(19.09.2005)

Leg irons, stun guns, and stun batons - banned for export under British law - are being advertised in catalogues at the international arms fair in London's Docklands. The instruments feature in the catalogues of an Israeli company, TAR Ideal, which describes itself as world leader in supplying riot control gear. weiterlesen >>>


Asia/ An explosive situation in Afghanistan

(19.09.2005)

Hoping to replace the laborious and highly risky dogs-and-demining approach to clearing anti-personnel land mines in Afghanistan, a Japanese company has developed the world's first anti-mine vehicle system.  weiterlesen >>>