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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...

Field camps now a major part of Mechem business

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Specialist de-mining company Mechem is providing field camp services to the United Nations, and this has become a big part of the...

U.S. to no longer produce anti-personnel landmines

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The United States announced on Friday that it will no longer produce or seek to acquire anti-personnel landmines, deadly weapons that the...

Japan donates $5.2 million for de-mining, explosive ordnance clearance in Libya

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The Japanese government has donated $5.2 million to the Libyan government to fund the clearance of weapons, munitions and other explosive remnants...

Angola cleared 1 480 anti-personnel, 113 anti-tank mines in 2013

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The Angolan Ministry of Assistance and Social Reintegration says 1 480 anti-personnel mines, 113 anti-tank mines, 77 559 pieces of unexploded ordnance,...

Landmines add to Mali difficulties for aid workers

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The discovery of landmines in Mali is another addition to the list of dangers facing volunteer doctors, nurses and other medical personnel...

Mine over mind

A press release that crossed my inbox this week again repeated what was put as an United Nations claim that millions of...

Rats help Colombia sniff out deadly landmines

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In a laboratory on the grounds of a police-guarded complex, 11 white-furred rats wait their turn to impress trainers and perhaps receive...

Libya: UN official urges quick international assistance for mine action

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The United Nations official coordinating efforts to ensure that Libya is free from the threat of landmines and other explosive remnants of...

Mines being laid in Libya: reports

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The president of the international treaty banning anti-personnel mines has expressed "deep concern" about reports of new mine use in Libya. "New...

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SA’s top soldier right on decline upon a decline in the SANDF

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South Africa’s senior soldier – SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Chief – General Rudzani Maphwanya has it spot on in that the decline upon...