UN finds cluster bombs in Sri Lanka

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

US defeated in bid on cluster bomb accord

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

Cluster bomb ban reaches ratification: UN

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.