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Rescue operation for trapped miners halted

The Russian government has confirmed that rescue operations have been halted after further blasts at a mine inside the Arctic Circle. claimed six lives.

The Russian government has confirmed that rescue operations have been halted after further blasts at a mine inside the Arctic Circle. claimed six lives.

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Footage captures Chinese miners' relief ahead of 'miracle' rescue

New footage has been released showing the relief of four Chinese miners as they prepared to be rescued after 36 days trapped underground. Sitting in

New footage has been released showing the relief of four Chinese miners as they prepared to be rescued after 36 days trapped underground. Sitting in

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Chinese miner rescued after 36 days underground

The first of a group of four miners trapped underground for 36 days in China has been rescued, the BBC reports, citing state media. The miners were

The first of a group of four miners trapped underground for 36 days in China has been rescued, the BBC reports, citing state media. The miners were

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The recovery of bodies goes on after Donetsk mine blast

More bodies have been brought out of the east Ukrainian coal mine where yesterday at least 33 people died in an underground blast. Throughout the

More bodies have been brought out of the east Ukrainian coal mine where yesterday at least 33 people died in an underground blast. Throughout the

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'No survivors' as 33 people are confirmed dead in Ukraine mine blast

Thirty three miners are now confirmed dead after an explosion at a coal mine in the rebel-held Donetsk region of eastern Ukraine, indicating that

Thirty three miners are now confirmed dead after an explosion at a coal mine in the rebel-held Donetsk region of eastern Ukraine, indicating that

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Dozens trapped after Zasyadko coal mine blast in Donetsk, Ukraine

A blast at a coal mine in the rebel-controlled Donesk in eastern Ukraine has killed at least 32 people, according to a local official. Dozens of

A blast at a coal mine in the rebel-controlled Donesk in eastern Ukraine has killed at least 32 people, according to a local official. Dozens of

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More than 30 dead in Ukraine mine blast

More than 30 people were killed after an explosion at a coal mine in the separatist stronghold of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine, a local official said

More than 30 people were killed after an explosion at a coal mine in the separatist stronghold of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine, a local official said

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Turkish football delegation pay respects to killed miners

Turkey’s national football team traveled to the disaster-hit town of Soma this week to pay their respects to the 301 workers who lost their lives in

Turkey’s national football team traveled to the disaster-hit town of Soma this week to pay their respects to the 301 workers who lost their lives in

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Owner's son among several charged over Turkey mine disaster

Several officials from the company operating the Turkish mine which blew up last week killing more than 300 workers, have been charged by

Several officials from the company operating the Turkish mine which blew up last week killing more than 300 workers, have been charged by

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Turkish police detain 18 people over Soma deaths - reports

Turkish police have detained 18 people as part of the investigation into last week’s mine disaster in Soma, according to local media. Those facing

Turkish police have detained 18 people as part of the investigation into last week’s mine disaster in Soma, according to local media. Those facing

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Turkey: grief and rage in Soma over mining tragedy

Residents of the devastated Turkish mining town of Soma, where 301 people died in the country’s worst ever industrial disaster, are desperate for

Residents of the devastated Turkish mining town of Soma, where 301 people died in the country’s worst ever industrial disaster, are desperate for

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Turkey: protests banned as anger grows over mining tragedy

More funerals were held on Saturday for some of the 301 men who died in Turkey’s worst ever mining disaster. They were laid to rest in the small

More funerals were held on Saturday for some of the 301 men who died in Turkey’s worst ever mining disaster. They were laid to rest in the small

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Turkey mine disaster: new fire as death toll nears 300

A fire has broken out at the Turkish mine where 299 people were killed this week in the country’s worst ever industrial disaster. Turkey’s Energy

A fire has broken out at the Turkish mine where 299 people were killed this week in the country’s worst ever industrial disaster. Turkey’s Energy

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Turkey mine disaster more bodies recovered

The sombre procession continues in the Turkish town of Soma as more bodies are retrieved from the mine. At least 292 miners lost their lives when

The sombre procession continues in the Turkish town of Soma as more bodies are retrieved from the mine. At least 292 miners lost their lives when

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Turkey: Police crack down on protesters in mining tragedy town

Police on Friday fired tear gas, water cannon and rubber bullets on thousands of protesters shouting anti-government slogans in Soma, the scene of

Police on Friday fired tear gas, water cannon and rubber bullets on thousands of protesters shouting anti-government slogans in Soma, the scene of

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Anger mounts in Turkey over deadly mine disaster

Anger and grief boiled over into a violent protest on Wednesday in the western Turkish town of Soma, where officials said at least 245 miners died in

Anger and grief boiled over into a violent protest on Wednesday in the western Turkish town of Soma, where officials said at least 245 miners died in

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Turkey: fire in coal mine traps 200

At least one miner has been killed after an explosion caused a fire in a Turkish coal mine. As many as 200 more workers were trapped inside the

At least one miner has been killed after an explosion caused a fire in a Turkish coal mine. As many as 200 more workers were trapped inside the

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Soldier killed in mine explosion on Tunisian-Algerian border

A soldier was killed and another injured in a landmine explosion on Mount Chaambi near the Tunisian-Algerian border on Friday, reported the state

A soldier was killed and another injured in a landmine explosion on Mount Chaambi near the Tunisian-Algerian border on Friday, reported the state

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Six killed in gas leak at coal mine in Spain

A mining disaster in Spain has left six people dead and five others in hospital. There was no explosion. It is thought victims were overcome by

A mining disaster in Spain has left six people dead and five others in hospital. There was no explosion. It is thought victims were overcome by

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Three killed in German potash mine accident

An investigation has been launched at a German potash mine after three workers died from breathing in carbon dioxide. The incident happened near

An investigation has been launched at a German potash mine after three workers died from breathing in carbon dioxide. The incident happened near

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Bucks for bombs: austerity pushes rural Vietnamese to deadly extremes

At a time when lucky people around the world are taking a holiday from conventional activities and the jobless are worrying when they’ll find work

At a time when lucky people around the world are taking a holiday from conventional activities and the jobless are worrying when they’ll find work

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No prosecutions over Chile mine collapse

There is anger in Chile after an investigation into a mine collapse failed to find anyone responsible. Thirty-three workers were left trapped

There is anger in Chile after an investigation into a mine collapse failed to find anyone responsible. Thirty-three workers were left trapped

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Tragic weekend in Chinese mines

Three miners trapped in a flooded coal mine for close to 60 hours have been rescued. The three were imprisoned in the mine in China’s Guizhou

Three miners trapped in a flooded coal mine for close to 60 hours have been rescued. The three were imprisoned in the mine in China’s Guizhou

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Afghanistan landmine explosion kills 10 girls

Ten girls were killed and two seriously wounded in a landmine explosion in eastern Afghanistan. The girls were out collecting firewood when one

Ten girls were killed and two seriously wounded in a landmine explosion in eastern Afghanistan. The girls were out collecting firewood when one

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Ten Afghan girls killed in a land mine blast

At least 10 young girls have been killed and two others injured after a land mine exploded in eastern Afghanistan. Authorities in Nangarhar

At least 10 young girls have been killed and two others injured after a land mine exploded in eastern Afghanistan. Authorities in Nangarhar

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Women and War in Nepal: Mina's story

“Women have to carry a gun to change society as and when needed. I was not alone, there were many women fighting with us,” said Mina, a 26 year old

“Women have to carry a gun to change society as and when needed. I was not alone, there were many women fighting with us,” said Mina, a 26 year old