Europol coordinates action against bomb manuals available online

On 1 February, a large-scale Referral Action Day targeting terrorist content online took place at Europol’s headquarters. The European Union Internet Referral Unit (EU IRU) at Europol’s European Counter Terrorism Centre (ECTC) coordinated the referral activity, which saw the involvement Read More …

Switzerland Avails US$1 Million For Demining In Zimbabwe

Switzerland, through the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), has provided US$1 million to APOPO Mine Action for clearing a dense minefield in the Sengwe Wildlife Corridor in Southern Zimbabwe for the next two years. The project, meant for Read More …

Switzerland to send demining experts to Sudan

The unarmed experts will support the planning and carrying out of demining operations as part of an international peace mission, according to the defence ministry. Peace and stability in the African country is also in the interest of Switzerland, the Read More …

Europol: Traffickers supplying conflict zones with weapons and explosives disarmed in Spain

The criminal activity generated large profits, which were introduced into the legal economy. The criminal network had set up a well-organised money-laundering scheme which enabled them to invest their criminal proceeds in legal businesses. The profits were sent to tax Read More …

Cambodia bolsters mine clearance ranks by 2,000

Cambodia will bolster its demining force by 2,000 men and women and deploy a broad strategy to clear the country of all land mines and unexploded ordnance by 2025 with the backing of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). Australia, Read More …

Government agrees Swiss soldiers can support UN humanitarian demining

A group of four Swiss army officers is set to help a United Nations agency in Geneva with its humanitarian demining activities. The Federal Council (executive body) on Friday agreed that the Swiss soldiers can help set up an information Read More …