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18 Russian Miners Feared Trapped

Officials in Russia's Far North say 18 miners are thought to be trapped in a coal mine after an explosion.

Authorities say the blast happened Monday in the Komi region.

It was not immediately clear what caused the explosion.

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FILE - An Afghan National Directorate of Security (NDS) police stands guard next to an Afghanistan flag at a guard post of a police camp in Now Zad district in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

After Pivotal 2014, Afghanistan Faces New Challenges With Less Help

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