Cambodian dog, Kunthea, boards flight to South Sudan for demining works

Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC)’s director-general, Heng Ratana said Kunthea, born in Cambodia and trained by CMAC technicians, was ordered by APOPO-Anti-Persoonsmijnen Ontmijnende Product Ontwikkeling for mine and UXO clearance mission in South Sudan. Kunthea is one of the six Read More …

Nigeria: Electricity workers injured by Boko Haram landmine in Borno

Two workers of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) are now battling to survive from injuries they sustained when their vehicle ran over a landmine allegedly planted by Boko Haram terrorists at Mainok, in Kaga Local Government Area of Borno Read More …

Cambodia sees significant drop in landmine, munition casualties in last 24 years: PM

Cambodia had seen a remarkable drop in the number of casualties from landmines and explosive remnants of war (ERW) in the last 24 years, Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen said. In a message to mark the National Mine Awareness Read More …

Uktaine: Zelensky orders to identify those responsible for death of three soldiers in Donbas

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky ordered to identify the perpetrators of the tragedy of three servicemen in Donbas within ten days. According to the presidential website on Tuesday night, Zelensky ordered to check all mine and explosive barriers on the Read More …

Cambodia: CMAC plans to breed more than 100 detection dogs in 2021

The Cambodian Mine Action Centre’s (CMAC) National Dog Centre programme plans to breed more than 100 detection dogs in different skills, from explosive detection, environmental protection, security, patrolling and wild animal protection this year. The National Dog Centre programme said Read More …

Russian mine action specialists clear over 15,400 explosive objects in Nagorno-Karabakh

Russian mine action specialists have surveyed an area of more than 250 hectares in Nagorno-Karabakh to spot and clear explosive objects, the press service of the Russian emergencies ministry told TASS on Thursday. “Over the period of their mission in Read More …

Nagorno Karabakh: One Azerbaijani soldier killed, two wounded in blast in Aghdam

An Azerbaijani soldier has been killed and two have been wounded in an explosion in Aghdam region recently liberated from Armenia’s occupation, the Defence Ministry reported on February 4. Soldier Gubad Zeynalov was killed, servicemen Nemat Babayev and Balagardash Malikmammadov Read More …

ASEAN and Geneva demining organisations sign MoU

The ASEAN Regional Mine Action Center (ARMAC) in Phnom Penh has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining (GICHD) to assist national mine action authorities in the Asean region. Prum Suonpraseth, executive director Read More …

Keeping all Sri Lankans safe

Our beautiful country has steadily recovered from the long conflict of three decades. The nation is on its determined journey towards restoration and reconciliation. The sound of gunfire and exploding shells have ceased since 2009. But many people have not Read More …

Daniel Craig speaks in support of Cambodian demining push

Renowned British film actor Daniel Craig – best known for his portrayal of James Bond or “Agent 007” in the last five instalments from that franchise – called on the international community to rally behind the Cambodian government in order Read More …