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Chile miners recover, face celebrity status

Chile's 33 newly rescued miners recovered from their ordeal on Thursday while also pondering the celebrity status they have gained.

World cheers Chile mine rescue

Chilean rescuers hoisted 33 trapped miners to safety on Wednesday as millions watched around the globe.

First of Chile’s 33 trapped miners rescued

The first of Chile's 33 trapped miners were pulled to safety in a capsule barely wider than a man's shoulders early on Wednesday.

Jackie, finish and klaar

An extract from <i>M&G</i> Centre for Investigative Journalism associate partner Adriaan Basson's book on defeated former top cop Jackie Selebi.

Chile to start freeing miners on Tuesday night

Rescuers successfully tested a capsule to hoist Chile's 33 trapped miners to freedom and aim to start evacuating them on Tuesday night.

Chile quake-area still shaking

Aftershocks rattled Chile on Friday, panicking residents nearly a week after one of the most powerful earthquakes on record devastated coastal towns.

Aftershocks rattle Chile, death toll unclear

Aftershocks rattled south-central Chile on Friday, seven days after one of the strongest earthquakes on record ravaged the area.

Chile steps up search for earthquake victims

Chilean rescue crews fanned out with sniffer dogs on Wednesday around quake-ravaged cities and villages, still hoping to find survivors.

Shining Path expands role in cocaine trade

The Shining Path rebel group, which led a bloody civil war in the 1980s, has expanded its foothold in Peru's cocaine trade to run lucrative drug labs.

Wreckage of Brazilian airliner found in Amazon

Rescue planes found the wreckage of a Brazilian passenger jet on Saturday, a day after it disappeared with 155 people on board over the Amazon jungle, Brazil's airport authority said. ''The plane was found. The wreckage was found,'' Jose Carlos Pereira, president of the airport authority Infraero, told reporters. The crash site was found in an area of ''difficult access'', Brazil's Globo TV reported.

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