S Africa: Possible deal reached to end mine strike

A deal to end South Africa`s longest mining strike has been reached in "principle" between three platinum-producing companies and leaders of a union representing tens of thousands of miners, the companies said today.

Striking S African miners threaten to kill colleagues

The striking miners gave working colleagues a deadline of 1 pm local time to leave the Karee mine, or face deadly retribution.

S Africa: Murder charges against miners withdrawn

The National Prosecuting Authority said that it would lay murder charges against the miners once all investigations into the matter are completed.

S Africa police `killed 34 miners`; Zuma orders inquiry

South African President Zuma announces inquiry into deaths of 34 miners killed by police at Lonmin`s mine.

S Africa police shoot striking miners, many dead

South Africa police moved in on striking workers who gathered on a rocky outcropping near the Lonmin PLC mine.