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Soccer draw in Donetsk feels like win for Dortmund

Mats Hummels after scoring against Shakhtar. Photo: AP

Germany defender Mats Hummels said Borussia Dortmund are relishing their Champions League last-16, second-leg clash at home with Shakhtar Donetsk in a fortnight, after a 2-2 draw in Ukraine.

Friday, 15 February, 2013, 4:59am

Talking Turkey on the Iberian question

Euro 2012 moments do not come more surreal than when sat drenched from rain in a small kebab eatery in Kharkov, the former Soviet capital of Ukraine, discussing with two Turkish customers and fellow football fans the state of the shish offerings and whether the Portuguese can win their Iberian derby and then defeat likely opponents Germany, on Sunday.

28 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Canaries squawk in mining country

Down in the coal mines beneath Donetsk they use the latest technology to detect the danger that lurks amid the seams of black gold that has built this far-flung venue city and made it one of the richest - and remotest - locations between Berlin and Beijing.

21 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

34 miners killed in Henan blast

Pursuit of profits keeps mine open during national holiday

An explosion at one of the mainland's top coal mines yesterday left 34 miners dead.

The blast occurred early in the morning at the No2 Coal Mine run by the Hebi Coal Industry (Group) Corp - previously named one of China's top 520 state-owned enterprises - in Henan province .

4 Oct 2005 - 12:00am

Blast disaster sparks criticism of mine safety

A work safety spokesman has criticised underfunding and lax accident prevention measures in the coal mining industry, while paying tribute to the manager of a mine who was killed in an explosion with 114 others.

24 Jun 2002 - 12:00am