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UN finds cluster bombs in Sri Lanka

Last Updated: Thursday, April 26, 2012, 15:29

The Sri Lankan government has repeatedly denied using cluster munitions during the final months of fighting.

US defeated in bid on cluster bomb accord

Last Updated: Saturday, November 26, 2011, 09:50

Cluster bombs scatter hundreds of bomblets across a wide area and can kill and maim civilians long after conflicts end.

International plea to join cluster bomb ban

Last Updated: Thursday, June 10, 2010, 12:41

A global effort to ban cluster bombs has gained signatures of 106 countries.

Cluster bomb ban reaches ratification: UN

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 17, 2010, 17:54

The United Nations has announced that a 30th country had signed on to the international convention banning cluster bombs, paving the way for the document to come into force on August 1.

Report slams bank links to clusterbomb production

Last Updated: Friday, October 30, 2009, 13:28

Leading banks have funded arms manufacturers, whose products include cluster bombs, to the tune of USD 5 billion in the past two years, despite an international accord to ban such weapons, a study said on Thursday.