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Nine miners trapped in Peru may be rescued soon


April 11th, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lima, April 11 (IANS) Peru's nine miners, who have been trapped underground for six days, could be freed soon, a minister said.Minister of Women and Vulnerable Population Ana Jara told ... Read more...

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Trapped Peruvian miners fine, awaiting rescue


April 10th, 2012 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
Lima, April 10 (IANS/EFE) One of the nine men trapped inside a gold and copper mine in southern Peru said Monday that he and his comrades are well and eager ... Read more...

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Nine miners trapped in Peru


April 8th, 2012 - 7:47 am ICT by IANS
Santiago, April 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Nine miners remained trapped underground in southern Peru after a copper mine where they were working caved in two days ago.The accident at the Cabeza ... Read more...

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A Pakistani minister owns almost a town!


March 22nd, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 22 (IANS) A provincial minister in Pakistan owns a tract of land that equals a small town - 24,338 acres to be precise. Another wears diamond-studded Rolex watches ... Read more...

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Mitsubishi to invest $888 mn in Peru copper mine


February 18th, 2012 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Feb 18 (IANS/EFE) Mitsubishi Corporation plans to invest as much as 70 billion yen ($888 million) to acquire an 18.1 percent stake in a copper mine in southern Peru, ... Read more...

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Trapped Chilean miners denied blow-up sex dolls in case of jealousy


February 14th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 14 (ANI): The Chilean miners, who were trapped underground for nine weeks, are said to have been provided cannabis and porn, but no blow-up sex dolls - reason being they ... Read more...

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Chilean miners accuse President Pinera of failing to keep ‘medical care deal’


January 5th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 5 (ANI): Chilean miners, who earned international recognition after surfacing from a gold and copper mine after two months, have reportedly accused the country's President, Sebastian Pinera, of failing to ... Read more...

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Chinese mine project threatens to destroy major 7th Century Afghan Buddhist site


November 16th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Nov 16 (ANI): Archaeologists in Afghanistan have warned that they are racing against time to rescue a major 7th Century religious site unearthed along the famous Silk Road from a ... Read more...

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UK gives Chilean president 33 bottles of London ale for rescued miners


October 19th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct. 19 (ANI): When Chilean President Sebastian Pinera arrived at 10 Downing Street here yesterday, waiting for him were 33 bottles of beer.The London Pride ale was not intended ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh felicitates Chilean President over rescue of trapped miners


October 15th, 2010 - 10:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 15 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, has written a letter to Chilean President Sebastian Pinera Echenique and conveyed his warm felicitations on the 'splendid and successful ... Read more...

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Chile may turn collapsed San Jose mine, Camp Hope into museum to boost tourism


October 15th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 15(ANI): Chile is keen to capitalize on the new-found global attention on the country following the dramatic rescue of the 33 men from the collapsed San Jose gold and copper ... Read more...

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Chilean Prez promises Palace to miners if they win football match against rescuers!


October 15th, 2010 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
San Jose (Chile), Oct 15(ANI): Chile's 33 rescued miners will form a football team to play a match against officials who helped extract them to safety on October 25, Chilean President Sebastian ... Read more...

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Trapped Chilean Miner Has A Mistress


October 14th, 2010 - 7:21 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez, Oct 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On August 5, 33 miners got trapped in the San Jose copper mine and the ordeal continued for two months, with there wives and family fearing ... Read more...

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NASA’s space-age role in trapped Chile miners rescue operation


October 14th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
San Jose, Oct 14(ANI): Engineers at the US space agency, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), had played a crucial role in the operation carried out to rescue the 33 trapped miners ... Read more...

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All 33 trapped Chilean miners pulled to safety


October 14th, 2010 - 11:43 am ICT by ANI
San Jose, Oct 14(ANI): Sixty-nine days after the San Jose gold and copper mine collapsed in Chile, the last of the 33 trapped miners was raised from the depths of the earth ... Read more...

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Last trapped Chilean miner pulled out, rescue completed


October 14th, 2010 - 9:11 am ICT by IANS
San Jose (Chile), Oct 14 (IANS) The last of the 33 trapped Chilean miners, 54-year-old Luis Urzua, the shift foreman, was rescued Wednesday after having stayed 700 metres underground for more than ... Read more...

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Sebastian Pinera, Chilean President Attends Rescue Mission


October 14th, 2010 - 1:51 am ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Oct 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sebastian Pinera the President of Chile has dubbed the rescue operation to bring back the 33 ill fated miners from the depth of the accident struck ... Read more...

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Ninth Chilean Miner Comes Out Unharmed


October 13th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Chile, Oct 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The rescue mission is in progress at the Atacama desert in Chile where 33 miners got trapped deep inside a copper mine more than ... Read more...

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Chilean Miners May Face Mental Trauma Post Rescue, Say Doctors


October 13th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Oct 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Chilean miners who have been trapped for a stretch of 69 days under the copper mine at Atacama desert are being rescued one by ... Read more...

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Chilean Miners Making It To Safety One By One


October 13th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Oct 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It has been a really long wait for the families of the trapped Chilean miners who had been praying all these days for the recovery of ... Read more...

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Miracle as first of 33 trapped Chilean miners pulled to safety


October 13th, 2010 - 11:36 am ICT by ANI
London, Oct 13 (ANI): A feeling of victory and happiness erupted across Chile as the first of 33 Chilean miners, trapped for more than two months was brought out to the ... Read more...

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Chile mine rescue enters final phase (Lead)


October 12th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Copiapo (Chile), Oct 12 (IANS/EFE) The rescue of the 33 miners trapped in a mine in northern Chile since Aug 5 will begin at midnight Tuesday, a minister has said.Mining Minister Laurence ... Read more...

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Chileans see mine rescue as ‘rebirth’ for ‘forgotten’ country


October 12th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
San Jose (Chile), Oct 12(ANI): As the two month ordeal of Chile's 33 trapped miners comes to an end, many are seeing the entire rescue act as a rebirth for the South ... Read more...

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5 mutinous trapped Chillean miners threatened to plot ‘their own escape’


October 11th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 11 (ANI): The 33 Chillean miners appear to have lost patience and unity among themselves after being trapped for almost two months underground, with reports claiming that a mutiny broke ... Read more...

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Drillers may reach 33-trapped Chillean miners within hours


October 9th, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 9 (ANI): The long wait of the 33 trapped Chillean miners may be about to end within hours, with the drillers claiming that they have neared the lower reaches of ... Read more...

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Trapped Chilean miners could be freed by November


September 17th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.17 (ANI): The 33 Chilean miners trapped nearly half a mile underground could be freed within two months, rescue workers have said.The trapped men were previously warned they were unlikely to ... Read more...

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Mars Six send message of support to trapped Chilean miners


September 11th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.11 (ANI): Six men cut off from the world in an experiment to simulate a voyage to Mars have sent a message of support to Chile's trapped miners.According to The Sun, ... Read more...

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Trapped Chile miners given footie treat


September 9th, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.9 (ANI): Trapped Chilean miners were given a special treat - the opportunity to watch their national team play football.Footage of Chile's friendly against Ukraine last night was beamed down to ... Read more...

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Trapped Chile miner writes poem on his experience


September 4th, 2010 - 8:44 am ICT by IANS
Santiago, Sep 4 (DPA) Victor Zamorano, one of 33 miners trapped 700 metres underground in northern Chile, sent a poem Friday to officials working to rescue him. In the poem he describes his ... Read more...

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Trapped Chilean miners won’t get wages


September 1st, 2010 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 1 (IANS) The 33 Chilean miners who are trapped inside a gold and copper mine since Aug 5 may not receive wages while they are underground, a media report said ... Read more...

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Youngest Chile miner foresaw mine disaster


September 1st, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 1 (ANI): Jimmy Sanchez, the youngest of 33 miners trapped in a Chilean pit for 27 days, has claimed that he had noticed rock falls while working 2,300 feet below ... Read more...

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Trapped Chilean miner had premonition of disaster


September 1st, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 1 (IANS) A teenaged miner -- among the youngest of the 33 people trapped in a mine in Chile since Aug 5 -- had a premonition that there would be ... Read more...

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Trapped Chile miner to miss baby’s birth


August 30th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 30 (ANI): The pregnant wife of one of the 33 trapped miners in Chile has said that she would give girth to a baby girl in absence of her husband ... Read more...

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Trapped Chilean miners to watch videos of great football matches to maintain sanity


August 27th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 27(ANI): The 33 Chilean miners trapped underground in San Jose gold and copper mine will attempt to keep their sanity by watching videos of great football matches during the expected ... Read more...

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Miners’ rescue will take months, says Chile


August 24th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Santiago, Aug 24 (IANS/EFE) The 33 miners who have survived nearly three weeks after a cave-in at a gold and copper mine in northern Chile will have to hold out another three ... Read more...

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