Afghanistan: Taliban display suicide vests and IEDs in weapon parade on Afghan state TV

The Taliban has displayed suicide vests and bombs during a weapons parade, while bizarre footage showed its fighters doing combat displays as the group celebrates its conquest of Afghanistan. The chilling weapon parade, broadcast on Afghanistan state television, saw devices Read More …

Cameroon, Nigeria Investigate Arms Traffickers Accused of Supplying Weapons to Separatists

Authorities in Cameroon say weapons traffickers arrested last week in Nigeria have been arming Cameroon’s Anglophone separatists. Cameroon’s military said Thursday that some of the 40 arms traffickers arrested by police in Nigeria last week are regular suppliers of weapons Read More …

Bangladesh: Country’s first bomb archive goes online

The country’s first-ever “Bomb Data Centre” is now ready and to provide details of any bomb-like object within moments just analysing its picture. Officials, who are on duty round the clock, will not only help to identify the explosive object Read More …

Azerbaijan: Over 1,000 mines, munitions defused in Karabakh in Aug 2021

Azerbaijan’s Mine Action Agency has said that in August it defused 1,028 mines and munitions on territories liberated from Armenia’s occupation in the last year’s war. Some 455 anti-personnel and 70 anti-tank mines, as well as 503 unexploded munitions were Read More …

UK announces £500,000 fund to support UNDP to respond to last year’s Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

The UK has provided half a million pounds to help clear landmines in and around Nagorno-Karabakh, to make the area safe, prevent injuries and save lives. the UK has contributed £500,000 to recovery efforts and to help de-mine one of Read More …

Australia: Man charged after suitcase of detonators, explosives found in Sydney

A 22-year-old man allegedly stalked and intimidated residents of a home over two days in Sydney’s south-east, where police say they also found a suitcase containing detonators and explosives with “wires protruding”. Eastern suburbs police were called to the property Read More …

Brazil bank robbers tie hostages to getaway cars and place explosive devices across the city in Araçatuba

Bank robbers strapped hostages to the top of their getaway vehicles after a raid in the southern Brazilian city of Araçatuba. Police said that at least three people were killed, among them one suspect. Officials said more than 20 people Read More …

Homeland Security inspectors show Golden Triangle businesses how to spot suspicious purchases for homemade bombs

Throughout the week, members of the Department of Homeland Security have been visiting businesses in Lowndes, Oktibbeha and Noxubee counties to spread awareness about improvised explosive devices. Operation Flashpoint is a joint effort between DHS’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Read More …

Thailand: Police seize ping-pong bombs in Bangkok raids

Police have seized 75 ping-pong bombs and arrested two men and a woman at a house in Don Muang district of Bangkok on Friday morning. One of the suspects reportedly admitted to having delivered firecrackers and ping-pong bombs to anti-government Read More …