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Fotoausstellung: Gile Duley portraitiert Landminenüberlebender aus Afghanistan

(26.08.2013)

Der Fotograf Giles Duley, selbst Überlebender einer Landminenexplosion, portraitiert Landminenüberlebende aus Afghanistan. Die Ausstellung ist im House of Commons in London/UK vom 02.-06. September 2013 zu sehen. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Landminen- und Streubombenüberlebende erheben ihre Stimme für ihre Rechte

(26.08.2013)

Überlebende von Landminen- und Streubombenexplosionen spielen eine entscheidende Rolle bei der Durchsetzung ihrer Rechte und der vollständigen Umstetzung des Landminen- und Streubombenverbots. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Südsudan: Zwei Frauen durch Landmine verletzt

(24.08.2013)

In Bor verletzten sich zwei Frauen durch eine Landminenexplosion. Zum Glück nur leicht. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


USA verkaufen Streubomben an Saudi-Arabien

(20.08.2013)

Die US-amerikanische Rüstungsfirma Textron erhält einen Auftrag, 1.300 Streubomben für Saudi-Arabien herzustellen. Der Konzern rechtfertigt den Waffenverkauf. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Prinz Harry: Engagiert wie seine Mutter Lady Diana

(18.08.2013)

Prinz Harry informierte sich über Minenräumung in Angola, wie einst schon seine Mutter Lady Diana. Er ist Schirmherr der Organisation Halo Trust. weiterlesen >>>


Österreich: Bagger stieß auf Tellermine

(17.08.2013)

Da die Mine nicht scharf gemacht worden war, glauben Experten, dass sie beim Rückzug der Deutschen in Bichlbach entweder entsorgt oder verloren worden war. Minenfunde sind in Tirol bislang kaum bekannt.  weiterlesen >>>


Afghanistan: Fünf Zivilisten sterben bei Minenunfall

(17.08.2013)

In der südlichen Provinz Helmand ist ein Kleinbus auf eine Mine gefahren. Fünf Menschen wurden getötet, darunter eine Frau und ein Kind.  weiterlesen >>>


Kambodscha: Landmine tötet sechs Bauern

(15.08.2013)

Sechs Bauern fahren mit einem Traktor bei der Rückkehr von ihren Reisfeldern auf eine Antifahrzeugmine und sterben. Die Mine stammt mutmasslich aus dem Bürgerkrieg in den 1980er und 1990er Jahren. (in Englisch) 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 >>>


Afghan nomads place hope in poll

(19.09.2005)

Parwin Mohmand Talwasa, running in Sunday's Afghan elections, is an unusual member of her nomadic Kuchi community. The lives of the nomads have been influenced negatively through landmines in Afghanistan.  weiterlesen >>>


Old Israeli bomb injures two in Lebanon

(19.09.2005)

Lebanese security sources said Saturday a left-over Israeli cluster bomb in southern Lebanon exploded and injured two people. weiterlesen >>>


Ghazni mine blast leaves three civilians dead

(19.09.2005)

Three civilians were killed as a mine went off in the Maqur district of the southern Ghazni province on Friday morning.  weiterlesen >>>


One-time aide to late Chechen rebel leader Maskhadov reported poisoned at 15:05 on September 17, 2005

(19.09.2005)

A one-time aide to the late Chechen rebel leader Aslan Maskhadov was killed in Chechnya, a top official in the pro-Kremlin Chechen administration said Saturday. weiterlesen >>>


Maoist mine kills 2 cops

(19.09.2005)

Two policemen of the Armed Police Force died on the spot in a Maoist-planted landmine explosion at Kusma, the headquarters of Parbat district, on Saturday. The incident occured at 1:15 in the afternoon when the duo was inspecting the landmine.  weiterlesen >>>


Platoon commander killed in mine blast Chechnya

(19.09.2005)

A platoon commander was wounded and later died on the way to a hospital after an armored personnel carrier hit a mine in Chechnya's Shali district, local police sources told Interfax by phone.  weiterlesen >>>


Chechen interior ministry denies heavy casualties in shooting attacks

(19.09.2005)

The Chechen Interior Ministry on Sunday denied reports that a series of shooting attacks had been made on federal military bases and Chechen police posts over the past 24 hours.  weiterlesen >>>


Nepal says talks only after Maoists surrender arms

(19.09.2005)

The Nepal government has ruled out peace talks with the Maoist rebels, who have called a three-month ceasefire, saying there can be no dialogue unless the outlaws lay down arms.  weiterlesen >>>


Four killed in Kashmir

(19.09.2005)

Four persons, including three militants, were killed in Jammu and Kashmir since last night, an official spokesman said here today. weiterlesen >>>


1 killed, 5 injured in landmine blast in east Afghanistan

(19.09.2005)

One soldier was killed and five others wounded when their vehicle ran over a landmine in Afghanistan's eastern province of Nooristan Sunday morning, Deputy Defense Minister Yusuf Nooristani told Xinhua.  weiterlesen >>>


Four US troops reported killed in midday bombing in Khan Darri

(19.09.2005)

An Iraqi Resistance land mine exploded by a US military patrol in the Khan Darri area on the main road linking Baghdad with Abu Ghurayb at 1pm local time Saturday. weiterlesen >>>


One US soldier reported killed, another wounded by land mine Saturday morning

(19.09.2005)

An Iraqi Resistance land mine that had been planted by the side of a farm road west of al-Hawijah, southwest of Kirkuk blew up by an American armored column at 10am local time Saturday morning. weiterlesen >>>


French soldier killed in Afghanistan blast

(19.09.2005)

One French soldier was killed and another seriously wounded by a remote-controlled land mine in Afghanistan on the eve of legislative elections, the French Defence Ministry said on Sunday. weiterlesen >>>


Militant killed, mines unearthed in polling stations

(19.09.2005)

A militant was killed and an Afghan soldier sustained injuries as suspected Taliban stormed three polling stations in the Andar district of Ghazni, while security officials recovered anti-personnel mines planted in the vicinity of polling stations in Khost and Kandahar provinces.  weiterlesen >>>


3 militants among 4 killed, 3 students wounded in J& K

(19.09.2005)

Three militants, including a foreigner and a civilian, were killed while as many students wounded in a mine blast in Jammu and Kashmir overnight, an official spokesman said today. weiterlesen >>>


Soldier killed in Caucasus attack

(19.09.2005)

A RUSSIAN interior ministry soldier was killed overnight by automatic arms fire in Nalchik, the capital of the Kabardino-Balkaria republic in the North Caucasus. weiterlesen >>>


India considering steps to crack down on Maoists

(19.09.2005)

Indian authorities are holding a high-level security meeting this week to combat Maoist rebels following a step-up in attacks and reports that they were linking up with guerrillas in neighbouring Nepal.  weiterlesen >>>


11 Soldaten in Tschetschenien getötet

(19.09.2005)

Wie die pro-russische Regierung in Grosny mitteilte, wurden drei russische Soldaten bei Überfällen auf ihre Posten erschossen. Zwei weitere kamen demnach ums Leben, als ihr Jeep in der Hauptstadt Grosny auf eine Mine auffuhr.  weiterlesen >>>


Französischer Soldat bei Minenexplosion in Afghanistan getötet

(19.09.2005)

In Afghanistan ist ein französischer Soldat bei einer Minenexplosion ums Leben gekommen. Bei dem Vorfall am Vorabend der Wahl sei ein weiterer Soldat verletzt worden, teilte das französische Verteidigungsministerium am Sonntag mit.  weiterlesen >>>


Mine blast kills one person in eastern Turkey

(18.09.2005)

A landmine went off in Genc town of eastern Turkish province of Bingol, killing one person and injuring two others, semi-official Anatolia news agency reported on Monday.  weiterlesen >>>


Russian soldier shot and killed as violence spreads in southern

(18.09.2005)

Unidentified assailants killed a Russian soldier Monday in the capital of the Kabardino-Balkariya region, officials said, as violence wracked the nearby Dagestan and Ingushetia provinces in a sign of spreading instability along Russia's volatile southern flank.  weiterlesen >>>


U.N. Agency Appeals for Aid for Angola

(18.09.2005)

Almost half of Angola's children are severely malnourished and at risk from preventable diseases, but a shortage of funds is hindering efforts to expand food deliveries, a U.N. aid agency said Monday.  weiterlesen >>>


Afghans ignore Taliban threats to go to the polls: Illiteracy poses

(18.09.2005)

Braving threats of violence and sabotage from the Taliban, millions of Afghans went to the polls yesterday for a landmark election marked by calm, confusion and a cautious sense of optimism.  weiterlesen >>>


Landmines kill two children in Afghanistan

(18.09.2005)

Two children were killed when they stepped on landmines planted by militants in restive southern Afghanistan, a district governor said Monday.  weiterlesen >>>


Mine Iraq's Border

(18.09.2005)

As the war in Iraq settles into its medium-term attritional slog, most Americans know -- if they know anything -- that the insurrection is daily replenished from outside in manpower and materiel, chiefly from across the Syrian border.  weiterlesen >>>


Croatia to host international conference on landmines ban in November

(18.09.2005)

The sixth meeting of countries which have signed the Ottawa Convention Banning Landmines will take place in Zagreb from 28 November to 3 December, an adviser to the Croatian foreign minister, Diana Plestina, said earlier this week. weiterlesen >>>


2 policemen killed in landmine explosion in western Nepal

(17.09.2005)

Two Armed Police Force personnel were killed in a guerrillas-planted landmine explosion in western Nepal, local police office said Sunday. weiterlesen >>>


Russian military vehicle blown up in Chechnya, officer killed

(17.09.2005)

An armoured vehicle hit a land mine in Shalinskiy District of Chechnya, the local police station told Interfax news agency.  weiterlesen >>>


Young war victims find hope in new limbs; COLOMBIA:Four decades of war between guerrillas and the government take a heavy toll among

(17.09.2005)

Deison Rincon is a romantic. The 17-year-old sings ballads in the shower, in the car, and at the computer while he surfs the Internet. He dreams of studying law and, of course, music.  weiterlesen >>>


1 killed, 5 injured in landmine explosion in east Afghanistan

(17.09.2005)

One soldier was killed and five others wounded when their vehicle ran over a landmine in Afghanistan's eastern province of Nooristan Sunday morning, Deputy Defense Minister Yusuf Nooristani told Xinhua. weiterlesen >>>


RAIDS IN IRAQ NET SUSPECTED TERRORISTS, WEAPONS

(16.09.2005)

The U.S. Department of Defense's American Forces Information Service issued the following press release: Early morning raids today resulted in the detention of five suspected terrorists and the confiscation or destruction of multiple weapons caches, military officials in Iraq reported.  weiterlesen >>>


Eleven soldiers killed and 12 wounded in Chechnya

(16.09.2005)

Eleven soldiers were killed and 12 wounded in the latest violence in Chechnya, an official with the pro-Russian Chechen government said on Saturday. weiterlesen >>>


Nepal's highways to hell

(16.09.2005)

As Maoist guerrillas battle security forces for control of strategic areas in this tiny kingdom in South Asia, traveling by road is becoming increasingly dangerous, fraught with blockades, ambushes, and mine explosions. weiterlesen >>>


Angola's railway lifeline

(16.09.2005)

Angola's Benguela Railway, which opened up Africa's interior nearly a century ago, is getting back on track.  weiterlesen >>>


What Afghanistan Has To Teach

(16.09.2005)

"People everywhere, under very different conditions, are asking themselves - where are we? The question is historical not geographical. What are we living through? Where are we being taken? What have we lost? How to continue without a plausible vision of the future? Why have we lost any view of what is beyond a lifetime?" - John Berger, "Written in the Night" (2002, before the US invasion of Iraq) weiterlesen >>>


Angolan families threatened with famine

(16.09.2005)

About 2000 families in five Angolan provinces are facing famine with malnutrition affecting up to 60% of the population, according to a recent study by the United Nations World Food Programme. weiterlesen >>>


Bloody Clash In Kashtwar Kills 2 Indian Soldiers, 5 Mujahideen Martyred

(16.09.2005)

In Kashtwar, a bloody clash took place between Indian soldiers and Mujahideen that sent two Indian soldiers to hell. Four Mujahideen together with a Hizb commander also claim to have been martyred.  weiterlesen >>>


Goods train derailed by explosion in Russia

(16.09.2005)

A blast on a railway line in Russia's turbulent Caucasus region derailed three wagons of a goods train on Friday in what the interior ministry said may have been a botched attempt to attack a busy passenger train. weiterlesen >>>


Toll nears 200 dead in spate of attacks

(16.09.2005)

Insurgents believed to be allied to Abu Musab al-Zarqawi's group al Qaeda in Iraq kept up bombings in the capital Thursday, launching strikes that brought the two-day death toll here to nearly 200. weiterlesen >>>


Explosions rock Russia

(16.09.2005)

A homemade explosive detonated outside an apartment building in the southern Russian region of Ingushetia on Friday, and another explosive caused a locomotive and three cars of a cargo train to derail along the border with the neighbouring region of North Ossetia, the interior ministry said.  weiterlesen >>>


Japan to provide USD 32 million to help Sudanese refugees

(16.09.2005)

Japan will provide about USD 32.1 million in additional emergency grants to Sudan for reconstruction work after a cease-fire in a decades-long civil conflict, the Foreign Ministry said. weiterlesen >>>


UNHCR: Circus act triggers mine awareness in Ethiopia

(16.09.2005)

A crowd of more than 500 Sudanese refugees waits in anticipation as 19-year-old Dawit tries to light a temperamental firework backstage. Meanwhile, James, 22, wanders onto the stage, imitating a community elder and drawing laughter and attention. BANG! Dawit is successful. On cue, James hurls himself into the air and the circus has begun. weiterlesen >>>