There’s only one way to tackle Ukraine’s infestation of mines … slowly

“I am not afraid,” says 80 year-old Lidiya Korolyova as she walks across a snow-covered field to check on a suspicious object. It might be a landmine, lying in wait among the trees not far from her village of Ozerne Read More …

UNMAS demolishes its one millionth explosive item in South Sudan – a 100kg bomb

A newly-cleared mine field was turned into an arena for a big bang today, as the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) demolished a 100kg air-dropped bomb in South Sudan, marking its one millionth destruction of explosive items in the Read More …

What we can learn from the British Army’s help in the fight against Boko Haram

For two decades, violent, extremist organisations have had a devastating impact on the African continent. Attacks by al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), Boko Haram, and their splinter group Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) have displaced millions within Read More …

Taliban bomb experts killed by Afghan forces in western province

Two Taliban bomb makers have been killed in a government forces’ operation in Afghanistan’s western province of Farah, authorities said Monday. “Two Taliban improvised explosive device (IED) making experts by the names of Mullah Noorddin and Mullah Vali were killed Read More …

The European Commission has adopted new measures to improve aviation security in the European Union

On 23 January 2019, the European Commission adopted an Implementing Regulation amending Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/1998 as regards clarification, harmonisation and simplification as well as strengthening of certain specific aviation security measures. The amendments concern measures in the areas of airport security, Read More …