Cambodia: 11 nations attend NPMEC demining training course

The National Centre for Peacekeeping Forces, Mines and Explosive Remnants of War Clearance (NPMEC) has launched the ASEAN and Regional Mine Clearance and Minefield Technical Training for UN peacekeeping missions which saw the participation of 11 countries. General Sem Sovanny, Read More …

France Renews its Commitment to Protecting Civilians Impacted by Explosive Ordnance in Iraq

The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) welcomes the contribution of EUR 500,000 (approximately USD 495,370) from the Government of France, which will support the Government of Iraq in its efforts to protect civilians impacted by the threat of explosive Read More …

Ukraine: State Duma deputy’s security car blows up on French HPD anti-tank mine in Kherson region

The security car of State Duma deputy Alexander Borodai was reportedly blown up by a mine in the Kherson region, as reported on Monday, November 7. According to military correspondent Chingis Dambiev via his Telegram channel, the State Duma deputy’s Read More …

France: Three people are on the run after explosion damaged ATM in Saint-Maur-des-Fossés

A loud detonation sounded Tuesday around 3:30 am Avenue Gambetta in Saint-Maur-des-Fossés. Thieves fled after attacking an ATM with explosives. “Police officers on patrol heard the bang. When they arrived on site, they found that the ATM screen had been Read More …

UK, US and France release rare joint statement after Russia contacts them over ‘dirty bomb’ claims

Russia has engaged in an unusual burst of contact with the West’s three nuclear powers to raise baseless claims about a dirty bomb plot in Ukraine, amid fears of further escalation. In the past 48 hours, Vladimir Putin’s defence minister, Read More …

American Explosive Ordnance Disposal Soldiers participate in multinational exercise in Canada

CANADIAN FORCES BASE BORDEN, Ontario, Canada – U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians are participating in a multinational counter explosive threat exercise at Canadian Forces Base Borden, Ontario, Canada, Sept. 18 – Oct. 4. During Exercise Ardent Defender, American Soldiers Read More …

Ukraine: France will help with mine clearance in Chernihiv Oblast

The French government is ready to help Ukraine clear the Chernihiv Oblast of the landmines and will provide its specialists and equipment for this purpose. Viacheslav Chaus, the head of Chernihiv Oblast Military Administration Viacheslav said so after a meeting Read More …