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Mozambique to Be Declared Free of Landmines

Mozambique will be declared free of landmines on Thursday, a charity dedicated to mine clearance said, ending two decades of work to rid one of the world's poorest countries of explosives left over from a civil war. HALO Trust said it had destroyed the last known mine on the territory of the gas- and coal-rich southern African country, which was devastated by a civil conflict that ended in 1992. The charity said it had cleared more than 171,000 landmines since 1993. "The...

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