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Seven poll workers killed by landmine as Niger votes in presidential...

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Seven poll workers were killed during Niger’s presidential vote on Sunday when their vehicle struck a landmine, an election official said, marring a day...

Landmine death toll rises

The global casualty toll from landmines doubled in 2018 from a 2013 low due to conflicts in Afghanistan, Syria and Mali and increased use...

Humanitarian Mine Action increases demining capacity in Morocco

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U.S. Marines and Sailors with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Africa 19.2, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, participated in Humanitarian Mine Action activity...

Mines still claim legs and lives in Libya’s Benghazi, months after...

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As military deminers warily picked their way through streets wrecked by war in Benghazi, a loud blast rang out - a familiar...

Landmine kills eight in Kenya

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Four police officers and four civilians were killed when their truck hit a landmine on a road near Kenya's border with Somalia,...

Three Kenyan police killed in landmine attack claimed by al Shabaab

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Three police officers were killed in eastern Kenya on Wednesday when their vehicle hit a landmine, a senior official said, in an...

Afghan brothers who had ‘minefield as playground’ develop drone to clear...

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As young boys growing up on the outskirts of the Afghan capital, Mahmud Hassani and his brother Massoud saw firsthand the damage...

Boko Haram landmine kills 4 Chadian soldiers

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A landmine planted by Islamist group Boko Haram killed four Chadian soldiers on patrol near Chad's border with Niger on Saturday, two...

Two Tunisians killed in landmine blast near Algerian border

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Two Tunisian civilians were killed and one other injured on Monday by a landmine planted by jihadist groups in a mountainous region...

Landmine kills UN peacekeeper in Mali

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A UN peacekeeper was killed in Mali by a landmine on Tuesday, underlining persistent insecurity in the country four days after Islamist...

Two Mali soldiers killed, others injured in landmine explosion

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Two Malian soldiers were killed and others were wounded on Sunday when their vehicle struck a landmine in the centre of the...

One Tunisian soldier killed, two wounded in landmine blast

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One Tunisian soldier was killed and two wounded in a landmine blast late on Sunday in a central region bordering Algeria where...

Landmine casualties fell by 25 percent over last year to 15-year...

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Fewer people were killed or wounded by landmines over the past year than at any time since record-keeping began in 1999, and...

Landmine kills four U.N. soldiers, wounds 15 in northern Mali

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Four United Nations soldiers were killed on Tuesday and another 15 were wounded when the convoy they were traveling in struck a...

Four Tunisian soldiers killed in landmine blast

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Four Tunisian soldiers have been killed in a landmine blast during an operation against Islamist militants in the north of the country,...

Tunisian soldier killed in landmine explosion near Algerian border

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A Tunisian soldier was killed and five wounded on Friday in a landmine explosion near the Algerian border where security forces have...

Two humanitarian workers injured in landmine explosion in Mali

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Two employees of humanitarian group Medecins du Monde's Belgian chapter were seriously injured on Wednesday when the vehicle they were travelling in...

Tunisian militant landmine blast kills soldier

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A Tunisian soldier was killed and another wounded in a landmine explosion near the Algerian border where security forces are pursuing Islamist...

Libyan soldier killed by mine, 16 people wounded in jail battle:...

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A soldier was killed by a mine in the Libyan city of Benghazi and 16 people were wounded in clashes at a...

Angola destroyed tens of thousands of explosive devices in 2012

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More than 30 000 explosive devices, among them grenades, landmines, anti-personnel and anti-tank mines, were destroyed during de-mining operations in four provinces...

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