Posted on April 23, 2015
The headline in Pravda trumpeted President Vladimir V. Putin’s latest coup, its nationalistic fervor recalling an era when its precursor served as the official mouthpiece of the Kremlin: “Russian Nuclear Energy Conquers the World.”
Posted on March 3, 2015
A French court meted out a prison sentence of 15 years on Friday to a convicted drug trafficker considered the ringleader of a spectacular $100 million diamond heist at a Harry Winston jewelry store.
Posted on November 18, 2014
Decades of strip mining have left this town in the heart of India’s coal fields a fiery moonscape, with mountains of black slag, sulfurous air and sickened residents.
Posted on October 8, 2014
It’s good to be Ivan Glasenberg’s neighbour.
Posted on January 18, 2013
Reality TV series such as “Bamazon,” on the History Channel, or “Gold Rush” and “Jungle Gold” on the Discovery Channel, have elevated the global mining bonanza into living-room entertainment, write New York Times columnists Nathan Lujan, Devin Bloom and Cynthia Watson.
Posted on December 24, 2011
The violation notices keep coming in: broken safety equipment, underground roof collapses, dangerous levels of carbon monoxide — each a hint of the federal enforcement blitz set off more than a year ago by a series of deadly mining accidents …
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