News – September 2017

  • Myanmar laying landmines near Bangladesh border: government sources in Dhaka

    September 6, 2017

    Myanmar has been laying landmines across a section of its border with Bangladesh, said two government sources in Dhaka, adding that the purpose may have been to prevent the return of Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence. Bangladesh will on Wednesday formally lodge a protest against the laying of land mines so close to the border, said the ...

  • 3rd C-IED Technology Workshop, C-IED Centre of Excellence, 24-26 October 2017, Madrid Spain

    September 5, 2017

    Registration is now open. NATO organizations, Partnership for Peace (PfP) members, Resolute Support Mission (RSM) contributing nations, multinational headquarters, international organizations, nations, industry and academia are kindly informed that the 3rd C-IED Technology Workshop (Tech-WS) will be conducted in Madrid, Spain, from 24 to 26 October 2017. The aim of the Tech-WS is to provide the C-IED community of interest ...

  • New IRA develops new kind of under-car bomb, Northern Ireland police say

    September 1, 2017

    Dissident Republicans have developed a new and highly dangerous under-car bomb, police in Northern Ireland have warned. The device, which involves a pressure plate designed to detonate when a car drives over it, was used to target an off-duty officer in Londonderry in February – but it did not detonate. A similar device was found in the ...