- German tourists in Myanmar recovering from land mine blast Updated: Apr-27-16 7:21 am
YANGON, Myanmar - Two German tourists and their local guide were recovering Wednesday from wounds suffered when they accidentally set off a land mine in eastern Myanmar.
- Land mines of the sea: Cleaning up lost fishing gear Updated: Apr-15-16 9:59 am
WARETOWN, New Jersey - They are the land mines of the sea, killing long after being forgotten.
- Pope Francis announces special collection for Ukraine Updated: Apr-03-16 8:25 am
VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis has announced a special collection to help people in Ukraine suffering amid conflict "who thirst for peace and reconciliation."
- Syria's Palmyra: Ghost town bearing scars of IS destruction Updated: Apr-01-16 2:38 pm
PALMYRA, Syria - Explosions rocked the ancient town of Palmyra on Friday and on the horizon, black smoke wafted behind its majestic Roman ruins, as Syrian army experts carefully detonated hundreds of mines they say were planted by Islamic State militants before they fled the town.
- Crews safely detonate Civil War-era land mine in Arkansas Updated: Apr-01-16 8:39 am
HOT SPRINGS, Arkansas - Crews have safely detonated a Civil War-era land mine that prompted the evacuation of about 20 homes in Arkansas.
- Russian sappers with robots to clear mines in Palmyra Updated: Mar-31-16 10:36 am
MOSCOW - Russian combat engineers arrived Thursday in Syria on a mission to clear mines in the ancient town of Palmyra, which has been recaptured from Islamic State militants in an offensive that has proven Russia's military might in Syria despite a drawdown of its warplanes.