World News | Reuters | Wednesday April 1, 2015
A rockslide at a jade mine in northern Myanmar killed at least nine miners, and rescuers were searching for around 20 others, state media reported today, two days after the accident.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday January 2, 2015
Three security personnel were found dead with bullet and machete wounds at a US-owned Freeport-McMoRan copper and gold mine in eastern Indonesia, local police said today.
World News | Associated Press | Saturday October 25, 2014
A coal mine shaft collapsed in northwestern China, killing 16 miners, China's official news agency said on Saturday.
World News | Reuters | Monday September 8, 2014
Rescuers recovered late on Sunday the body of the last of five Bosnian miners who were killed after an earthquake triggered a collapse at the central Raspotocje mine and trapped 34 miners half a kilometre below the surface.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday June 13, 2014
Seven miners were killed and two others are missing after a gas explosion ripped through an underground coal mine in eastern Ukraine, authorities said on Friday.
World News | Reuters | Saturday May 17, 2014
A fire broke out on Saturday in part of a mine where nearly 300 miners were killed in Turkey's worst ever industrial disaster, hindering efforts to find up to three remaining workers believed to be still underground, the country's energy minister said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday May 15, 2014
Mozambique police said on Thursday at least a dozen people were trapped underground after an illegal mine collapsed in the northern district of Memba, killing five miners.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday May 14, 2014
At least 157 miners have been killed and more than 200 remain trapped underground after an explosion and fire in a coal mine in the western Turkish province of Manisa, officials said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday May 14, 2014
At least 17 miners were killed and more than 200 remain trapped underground after an explosion in a coal mine in the western Turkish province of Manisa on Tuesday, officials said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday May 13, 2014
At least four miners were killed and as many as 400 others remain trapped underground after a coal mine collapsed in the western Turkish province of Manisa on Tuesday, a lawmaker said.
India News | Agencies | Tuesday June 25, 2013
Eight coal miners have been beaten to death and three more are critically injured in the north-eastern state of Meghalaya, officials said on Tuesday.
World News | Press Trust of India | Monday June 3, 2013
At least 10 miners were killed and 15 others injured when a gas explosion ripped through a coal mine in central China, the latest deadly incident to hit the country's troubled mining industry.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday May 11, 2013
An accidental explosion at a coal mine in southwest China killed 22 miners on Saturday, state media said, in the latest deadly incident to hit the country's troubled industry.
World News | Reuters | Thursday May 2, 2013
More than 60 miners were killed this week in Sudan's Darfur region when the gold mine they were working in collapsed, a police spokesman said on Thursday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday March 13, 2013
An accident at a coal mine in southwest China killed 21 miners on Tuesday, state media said, in the latest disaster to hit the country's troubled industry.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday February 11, 2013
At least 16 miners were killed Monday when a methane explosion tore through a coal mine in the remote Russian Far North within the Arctic Circle, in the latest disaster to hit the country's mining industry.
World News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 30, 2013
Twelve miners were killed and three others remained trapped in a private coal mine accident in northeast China on Wednesday.
World News | Associated Press | Monday January 7, 2013
An official says a gas leak inside a coal mine in northern Turkey has killed five workers and injured one. Two other miners are missing and feared dead.
World News | Associated Press | Saturday November 24, 2012
A coal mine accident in China's southwest killed 18 workers and trapped five more on Saturday, the official Xinhua News Agency said.
World News | Associated Press | Thursday October 11, 2012
Striking miners killed one man by setting him on fire Thursday while another was shot and seriously wounded in rekindled labour unrest in South Africa that saw police firing tear gas and rubber bullets.
World News | Associated Press | Thursday September 20, 2012
South African police have killed two more people in a crackdown on striking miners, labour advocates said on Thursday, with the victims being a ruling party municipal councillor who died of injuries from a rubber bullet and a miner who was run over by an armoured car.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday September 19, 2012
Organizers of a protest march on Tuesday that preceded the fight said 30,000 miners took part. The dynamite blasts sent people scurrying for safety and prompted shop owners and banks to shut down.
World News | Associated Press | Thursday August 30, 2012
A gas explosion at a coal mine in southwest China has killed 19 miners and trapped dozens more, state media reported on Thursday. The Xiaojiawan coal mine in Sichuan province's coal-rich Panzhihua city exploded on Wednesday evening with 152 miners inside, Central China Television said.
World News | Associated Press | Wednesday August 22, 2012
South African President Jacob Zuma on Wednesday told striking miners the nation's leaders are mourning with them but he refused their request that he visit the dusty site where police killed 34 strikers and wounded another 78. The killings have caused outrage and eroded support for the party that brought down apartheid and has governed for the near...