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Two miners rescued in Dominican Republic after 10 days underground
Two miners rescued in Dominican Republic after 10 days underground

Two miners were rescued in the Dominican Republic Tuesday, seemingly unharmed, after 10 days trapped underground and a massive operation, with support from Canada, to free them. The miners were finally reached on Tuesday morning through a newly-dug rescue tunnel, a whole 10 days after they got caught underground after a rockslide, the Dominican Mining Corporation (CORMIDOM) said in a statement.

Falling water levels boost Mexican mine rescue mission
Falling water levels boost Mexican mine rescue mission

Falling water levels have raised hopes that rescuers will be able to enter a flooded Mexican mine, possibly on Wednesday, to look for 10 trapped workers, the government said. But by Wednesday or Thursday, the water level is expected to have dropped to 1.5 meters (around five feet), so "divers and rescuers will be able to enter," President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador told reporters.

US 'concerned' by reports of Rwandan support for DRC rebels
US 'concerned' by reports of Rwandan support for DRC rebels

Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Tuesday said the United States was "concerned" by "credible" reports that Rwanda is supporting rebels in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. The US should raise with Rwanda the reliable reports that it is again supporting the M23's abusive conduct in eastern Congo."

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