News – October 2020

  • US commits to help rid leftover cluster bombs in Cambodia

    October 1, 2020

    The United States has renewed its commitment to help rid Cambodia of cluster munitions dropped by their forces during the Vietnam War. Speaking during his visit to Ratanakiri province yesterday, which was also attended by the Mines Advisory Group and Norwegian People’s Aid, US Ambassador Patrick Murphy expressed his strong will to help Cambodia rid itself ...

  • Afghanistan: Helmand Blast Kills 9, Including 2 Women: Official

    October 1, 2020

    A suicide attacker in a vehicle detonated explosives in Helmand province on Wednesday at a police checkpoint, killing nine people–including five security force members and four civilians–and wounding four others, including a child, local officials said. Omar Zowak, the provincial governor’s spokesperson, said the incident happened yesterday evening when a security checkpoint was targeted by a ...