Somali, African Union troops devise ways to curb use of explosive devices

The African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) and the Somali National Army (SNA) ended a three-day meeting in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu on Friday in an effort to devise ways of countering the threat posed by improvised explosive devices (IEDs). Read More …

India provides four mine-detection dogs to Cambodia

The Government of India has donated four mine-detection dogs and materials to the National Centre for Peacekeeping Forces, Mines and Explosive Remnants of War Clearance (NPMEC) for its humanitarian activities. The handover ceremony took place under presidency of Major General Read More …

Hope special meeting on counter-terrorism strengthens multilateral efforts: UN official

As India prepares to host UN Security Council members for a special meeting on counter-terrorism in October, a top UN official has expressed hope that the event will help further enhance and strengthen multilateral and multi-dimensional counterterrorism efforts. India is Read More …

Somalia: ATMIS and Somali National Army enhance capabilities to counter IEDs

Military officers drawn from the African Union Transitional Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) and Somali National Army (SNA) have concluded four days’ training on ways to mitigate threats posed by Improvised Explosives Devices (IEDs). With the Al-Shabaab losing ground and on Read More …

Morocco and UN to Strengthen Counterterrorism Cooperation

Morocco’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nasser Bourita, said on Friday that cooperation between Morocco and the UN in the field of counterterrorism is “strong and fruitful.” The statement came during a celebration of the first anniversary of the Rabat-based United Read More …

Seychelles Police confirms Kenyan experts helping in Valabhji couple’s illegal firearms case

The Seychelles Police have confirmed that they have sought the expertise of the Kenyan ballistics experts to assist in an ongoing case of illegal possession of firearms. The Nairobi Review newspaper stated in a recent article that “the government of Read More …

Cambodia: Former President of Colombia visits CMAC’s headquarters

Andrés Pastrana Arango, former President of the Republic of Colombia and current President of the Centrist Democrat International (CDI), paid a visit to the Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC)’s headquarters in Phnom Penh earlier this week. He was warmly received Read More …

Arms sent to Ukraine will end up in criminal hands, says Interpol chief

Weapons sent to Ukraine after Russia’s invasion in February will end up in the global hidden economy and in the hands of criminals, the head of Interpol has said. Jürgen Stock says once the conflict ends, a wave of guns Read More …

Cambodia and Philippines hold workshop on mine clearance

Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA) and the Philippines Mine Action organised a three-day stakeholders’ workshop in Phnom Penh to review the challenges posed by mines and the state of mine action in the Philippines with specific attention Read More …