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HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/SWISS-DAY
RTX7MXV7 
July 31, 2020 
Flares of magnesium powder are pictured during the illumination of the mountain chains of Veisivi and... 
Evolene, Switzerland 
Flares of magnesium powder are pictured during the illumination to celebrate Swiss National Day in Evolene... 
Flares of magnesium powder are pictured during the illumination of the mountain chains of Veisivi and Dent de Perroc to celebrate Swiss National Day following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Evolene in the Val d'Herens, Switzerland July 31, 2020. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse 
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/SWISS-DAY
RTX7MXV6 
July 31, 2020 
Flares of magnesium powder are pictured during the illumination of the mountain chains of Veisivi and... 
Evolene, Switzerland 
Flares of magnesium powder are pictured during the illumination to celebrate Swiss National Day in Evolene... 
Flares of magnesium powder are pictured during the illumination of the mountain chains of Veisivi and Dent de Perroc to celebrate Swiss National Day following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Evolene in the Val d'Herens, Switzerland July 31, 2020. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse 
CHINA-FITNESS/BUILDER
RTSRQ8R 
October 11, 2016 
Worker Shi Shenwei covers his hands with magnesium at the construction site of a Buddhist temple in the... 
Huangshan, China 
The Wider Image: Brick carrier builds social success 
Worker Shi Shenwei covers his hands with magnesium at the construction site of a Buddhist temple in the village of Huangshan, near Quanzhou, Fujian Province, China, September 28, 2016. REUTERS/Thomas Peter SEARCH "BRICK CARRIER" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
OLYMPICS-RIO/CHINA-SCHOOL
RTX4OIHB 
May 18, 2016 
Children use magnesium powder on their hands as they practice during gymnastics lessons at the Shanghai... 
Shanghai, China 
The Wider Image: China's Olympic schools
Children use magnesium powder on their hands as they practice during gymnastics lessons at the Shanghai Yangpu Youth Amateur Athletic Schoolin Shanghai, China, March 23, 2016. China's sports system has been enormously successful since the country returned to the Olympic fold in 1980, culminating with the host nation topping the medals' table at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. And yet, with the Rio de Janeiro Games less than three months away, the system is beginning to break down due to the shifting demographics of a more prosperous nation. Some schools have closed and others are adjusting the way they work. Some, like the Shanghai Yangpu Youth Amateur Athletic School, are going into kindergartens to advertise gymnastics as an after-school play time activity to parents. "We call it happy gymnastics," said principal Zhu Zengxiang. REUTERS/Aly Song SEARCH "CHINA OLYMPIC SCHOOL" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "THE WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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OLYMPICS-RIO/CHINA-SCHOOL
RTSEXF0 
May 18, 2016 
Children use magnesium powder on their hands as they practice during gymnastics lessons at the Shanghai... 
Shanghai, China 
The Wider Image: China's Olympic schools
Children use magnesium powder on their hands as they practice during gymnastics lessons at the Shanghai Yangpu Youth Amateur Athletic Schoolin Shanghai, China, March 23, 2016. China's sports system has been enormously successful since the country returned to the Olympic fold in 1980, culminating with the host nation topping the medals' table at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. And yet, with the Rio de Janeiro Games less than three months away, the system is beginning to break down due to the shifting demographics of a more prosperous nation. Some schools have closed and others are adjusting the way they work. Some, like the Shanghai Yangpu Youth Amateur Athletic School, are going into kindergartens to advertise gymnastics as an after-school play time activity to parents. "We call it happy gymnastics," said principal Zhu Zengxiang. REUTERS/Aly Song SEARCH "CHINA OLYMPIC SCHOOL" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "THE WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES 
GYMNASTICS/
RTXTJT8 
October 18, 2010 
A Korean athlete prepares the parallel bars with magnesium powder during the men's qualifying round of... 
Rotterdam, Netherlands 
A Korean athlete prepares the parallel bars with magnesium powder during the men's qualifying round of... 
A Korean athlete prepares the parallel bars with magnesium powder during the men's qualifying round of the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships at the Ahoy Arena in Rotterdam October 18, 2010. REUTERS/Jerry Lampen (NETHERLANDS - Tags: SPORT GYMNASTICS) 
DEADSEA-WONDER
RTXCYJF 
March 19, 2009 
A bulldozer is seen at a magnesium factory near the Dead Sea December 16, 2008. The Dead Sea is slowly... 
Dead Sea, Israel 
To match feature DEADSEA-WONDER 
A bulldozer is seen at a magnesium factory near the Dead Sea December 16, 2008. The Dead Sea is slowly but surely drying up, and could be gone completely in 50 years if no action is taken. The water level is dropping at close to one metre (three feet) per year due to a sharp decrease in inflow from the Jordan and other rivers whose waters now irrigate fields. Picture taken December 16, 2008. To match feature DEADSEA-WONDER REUTERS/Baz Ratner (ISRAEL ENVIRONMENT TRAVEL) 
ISRAELCHEM-VOLKSWAGEN/
RTR23P70 
January 21, 2009 
Workers from a magnesium plant hold signs during a protest outside the German Embassy in Tel Aviv January... 
Tel Aviv, Israel 
Workers hold signs during protest outside German embassy in Tel Aviv 
Workers from a magnesium plant hold signs during a protest outside the German Embassy in Tel Aviv January 21, 2009, urging Germany to prevent Volkswagen from ending its partnership in the plant. Volkswagen AG holds 35 percent of Dead Sea Magnesium, while Israel Chemicals, a maker of fertilisers and specialty chemicals, owns 65 percent. The joint venture in the Negev desert in Israel's south was formed in 1996. Last month, the German automaker sent ICL a letter saying it sought to pull out of the venture and transfer its stake to ICL. ICL has rejected the offer since the magnesium company has $100 million in bank debt. The placard reads, "Volkswagen gives up on the workforce of the Magnesium plant." REUTERS/Ammar Awad (ISRAEL) 
ISRAELCHEM-VOLKSWAGEN/
RTR23P6V 
January 21, 2009 
Workers from a magnesium plant hold signs during a protest outside the German embassy in Tel Aviv January... 
Tel Aviv, Israel 
Workers hold signs during protest outside German embassy in Tel Aviv 
Workers from a magnesium plant hold signs during a protest outside the German embassy in Tel Aviv January 21, 2009, urging Germany to prevent Volkswagen from ending its partnership in the plant. Volkswagen AG holds 35 percent of Dead Sea Magnesium, while Israel Chemicals, a maker of fertilisers and specialty chemicals, owns 65 percent. The joint venture in the Negev desert in Israel's south was formed in 1996. Last month, the German automaker sent ICL a letter saying it sought to pull out of the venture and transfer its stake to ICL. ICL has rejected the offer since the magnesium company has $100 million in bank debt. The placard reads, " Volkswagen abandons our workers." REUTERS/Ammar Awad (ISRAEL) 
ISRAELCHEM-VOLKSWAGEN/
RTR22NRW 
December 17, 2008 
A sign directs to a magnesium factory near the Dead Sea December 17, 2008. Volkswagen AG is seeking to... 
Dead Sea, Israel 
Sign directs to magnesium factory near the Dead Sea 
A sign directs to a magnesium factory near the Dead Sea December 17, 2008. Volkswagen AG is seeking to transfer its 35 percent stake in Dead Sea Magnesium to its partner in the company, Israel Chemicals (ICL), the Israeli company said on Tuesday. REUTERS/Baz Ratner (ISRAEL) 
ISRAELCHEM-VOLKSWAGEN/
RTR22NRS 
December 17, 2008 
A bulldozer works at a magnesium factory near the Dead Sea December 17, 2008. Volkswagen AG is seeking... 
Dead Sea, Israel 
Bulldozer works at magnesium factory near the Dead Sea 
A bulldozer works at a magnesium factory near the Dead Sea December 17, 2008. Volkswagen AG is seeking to transfer its 35 percent stake in Dead Sea Magnesium to its partner in the company, Israel Chemicals (ICL), the Israeli company said on Tuesday. REUTERS/Baz Ratner (ISRAEL) 
GERMANY/
RTR1RS9L 
July 12, 2007 
Georg Schoettl prepares his fingers with magnesium powder before warming up for a finger pulling training... 
OHLSTADT, Germany 
Georg Schoettl prepares his fingers with magnesium powder before warming up for a finger pulling training... 
Georg Schoettl prepares his fingers with magnesium powder before warming up for a finger pulling training session in Ohlstadt, near Garmisch-Partenkirchen July 12, 2007. The 30th traditional alpine finger pulling championships will take place on July 15, 2007 in Ohlstadt. REUTERS/Michaela Rehle (GERMANY) 
GAMES-ASIAN/ATHLETICS
RTR1KA5G 
December 11, 2006 
Uzbekistan's Pavel Andreev powders his discus with magnesia before competing in the discus throw event... 
Doha, Qatar 
Uzbekistan's Andreev powders his discus with magnesia before competing in discus throw event of the men's... 
Uzbekistan's Pavel Andreev powders his discus with magnesia before competing in the discus throw event of the men's decathlon at the 15th Asian Games in Doha December 11, 2006. REUTERS/Jason Reed (QATAR) 
TECH DELL XPS
RTR1DYR6 
May 31, 2006 
Dell's XPS M1210 notebook is displayed during a product launch in Hollywood May 31, 2006. The unit, which... 
Hollywood, USA 
Dell XPS M1210 is displayed at the Dell XPS product launch in Hollywood 
Dell's XPS M1210 notebook is displayed during a product launch in Hollywood May 31, 2006. The unit, which weighs 4.37 pounds with a magnesium alloy frame in a 12.1-inch widescreen body, can be configured with an audio-visual package that includes an integrated webcam, Skype Internet communication software, video chat software, and optional embedded mobile broadband. The unit starts at $1,300. REUTERS/Fred Prouser (UNITED STATES) 
USA FIRE
RTRKM2E 
January 15, 2005 
The Advanced Magnesium Alloys Corporation building in Anderson, Indiana, sits burned and damaged January... 
Anderson, UNITED STATES 
Magnesium recycling plant sits damaged after fire. 
The Advanced Magnesium Alloys Corporation building in Anderson, Indiana, sits burned and damaged January 15, 2005. A January 14 fire and explosion at the magnesium recycling plant forced the evacuation of 8,000 neighborhood residents and kept traffic away from the area. REUTERS/Brent Smith BS/HB 
USA FIRE
RTRKM27 
January 15, 2005 
An Anderson, Indiana, Police Department officer walks across the street near barricades in front of Advanced... 
Anderson, UNITED STATES 
Anderson Police block the road near a factory fire location. 
An Anderson, Indiana, Police Department officer walks across the street near barricades in front of Advanced Magnesium Alloys Corporation in Anderson where some traffic was being allowed to return to the neighborhood January 15, 2005. A January 14 fire and explosion at the plant forced the evacuation of 8,000 residents and kept traffic away from the area. REUTERS/Brent Smith BS 
USA FIRE
RTRKM21 
January 15, 2005 
An Anderson, Indiana, Police Department car blocks the road that runs in front of Advanced Magnesium... 
Anderson, UNITED STATES 
Anderson Police guard man the road near a factory fire location. 
An Anderson, Indiana, Police Department car blocks the road that runs in front of Advanced Magnesium Alloys Corporation in Anderson to keep traffic from passing through, January 15, 2005. A January 14 fire and explosion at the magnesium recycling plant forced the evacuation of 8,000 neighborhood residents. REUTERS/Brent Smith BS/HB 
NIKON
RTXIRLF 
February 15, 1999 
Nikon Corp's Mio Sento shows off the new Coolpix 950 compact ultrahigh-resolution digital camera at an... 
Tokyo, Japan 
Nikon Corp's Mio Sento shows off the new Coolpix 950 compact ultrahigh-resolution digital camera at ..... 
Nikon Corp's Mio Sento shows off the new Coolpix 950 compact ultrahigh-resolution digital camera at an unveiling at company headquarters in Tokyo February 15. The camera boasts 2.11-megapixel picture quality, a 3x Zoom Nikkor lens with focal range of 7-21mm, equivalent to 38-115mm in the 35mm camera format, and is 350 grams in weight with its body built from magnesium. The camera goes on the market March 25 at 125,000 yen (US$1100) and will also soon be available worldwide, Nikon said.
**DIGITAL IMAGE** 
JAPAN CAMERA
RTRLVS9 
February 15, 1999 
Nikon Corp's Mio Sento shows off the new Coolpix 950 compact ultrahigh-resolution digital camera at an... 
Tokyo, Japan 
NIKON'S SENTO SHOWS OFF NEW COMPACT ULTRAHIGH-RESOLUTION CAMERA IN TOKYO. 
Nikon Corp's Mio Sento shows off the new Coolpix 950 compact ultrahigh-resolution digital camera at an unveiling at company headquarters in Tokyo February 15. The camera boasts 2.11-megapixel picture quality, a 3x Zoom Nikkor lens with focal range of 7-21mm, equivalent to 38-115mm in the 35mm camera format, and is 350 grams in weight with its body built from magnesium. The camera goes on the market March 25 at 125,000 yen (US$1100) and will also soon be available worldwide, Nikon said.

ES/JIR 
SANYO
RTXI0MI 
September 22, 1998 
Sanyo Electric promotion woman Yukari Miyashita shows off a new digital camera, DSC-SXIZ, at the company... 
Sanyo Electric promotion woman Yukari Miyashita shows off a new digital camera, DSC-SXIZ, at the com..... 
Sanyo Electric promotion woman Yukari Miyashita shows off a new digital camera, DSC-SXIZ, at the company headquarters in Tokyo September 22. Sanyo is introducing its first megapixel digital camera, with a 1.31 million pixel CCD, a 3x optical electronic zoom and a low power-consumption LCD display all packed inside an approximately 300 gram magnesium alloy body. The DSC-SXIZ goes on the market in November for a suggested retail price of 89,800 yen (about $670). 
RTRHI8I 
September 22, 1998 
Sanyo Electric promotion woman Yukari Miyashita shows off a new digital camera, DSC-SXIZ, at the company... 
Japan 
SANYO PROMOTION WOMAN SHOWS OFF NEW DIGITAL CAMERA IN TOKYO. 
Sanyo Electric promotion woman Yukari Miyashita shows off a new digital camera, DSC-SXIZ, at the company headquarters in Tokyo September 22. Sanyo is introducing its first megapixel digital camera, with a 1.31 million pixel CCD, a 3x optical electronic zoom and a low power-consumption LCD display all packed inside an approximately 300 gram magnesium alloy body. The DSC-SXIZ goes on the market in November for a suggested retail price of 89,800 yen (about $670).

HY/TAN/WS 
AUSTRIA MINE
RTRG2B8 
August 02, 1998 
Relatives of miners buried in a collapsed magnesium silicate mine for over two weeks watch rescue workers... 
Lassing, Austria 
RELATIVES OF BURIED MINERS WATCH RESCUE WORK IN LASSING. 
Relatives of miners buried in a collapsed magnesium silicate mine for over two weeks watch rescue workers August 2, drill their way into a hollow where the 10 miners may be. Rescuers plan to lowera camera into the cavity to find out if anyone is still alive. The 10 men were buried in a massive cave-in on July 17 after descending into the mine in an attempt to find 24-year-old Georg Hainzl, trapped 60 metres (200 feet) down by a smaller collapse a few hours before. Hainzl was rescued from his 10-day ordeal in surprisingly good health last Sunday.

HP/AA 
AUSTRIA MINE
RTRG122 
July 31, 1998 
Drilling work is underway July 31 at a magnesium silicate mine in Lassing, Austria which collapsed in... 
Lassing 
WORK CONTINUES AT MINE IN LASSING. 
Drilling work is underway July 31 at a magnesium silicate mine in Lassing, Austria which collapsed in a landslide July 17. Rescuers said they expected to find out within hours if ten Austrian miners are dead or alive after drilling reached a depth of 118 metres in the morning. International experts are working together with Austrian authorities on a minimal chance to recover ten miners from some 120 metres underground after a landslide had hit the magnesium silicate mine.

GO/KM 
RTRG0RK 
July 31, 1998 
UNDATED FILE PHOTO - Taiwan southern Kaohsiung city councillor Lin Ti-chuan of the main opposition Democratic... 
FILE PHOTO OF KAIHSIUNG COUNCILOR LI TI-CHUAN. 
UNDATED FILE PHOTO - Taiwan southern Kaohsiung city councillor Lin Ti-chuan of the main opposition Democratic Progressive Party is shown in this undated file photo. Lin was kidnapped in China on July 27 and found dead July 31 in the mortuary of a hospital. Chinese authorities were hunting for three officials of a magnesium company in Haicheng north of Dalian to question them about the kidnap-murder case.

SK/CC 
AUSTRIA MINE
RTRG07H 
July 30, 1998 
Drilling work is underway July 30 at a magnesium silicate mine which collapsed in a landslide July 17.... 
Lassing 
DRILLING WORK AT A COLLAPSED MINE IN LASSING. 
Drilling work is underway July 30 at a magnesium silicate mine which collapsed in a landslide July 17. International experts are working together with Austrian authorities in the hope of reaching ten Austrian miners trapped in the collapsed pit for 13 days in the next 24 to 48 hours.

HP/EB 
AUSTRIA MINE
RTRFXR2 
July 28, 1998 
Waldemar Mueller-Ruhe (R) drilling specialist from Germany, whose team rescued Georg Hainzl, Werner Erdmann... 
Lassing, Austria 
GERMAN AND DUTCH DRILLING SPECIALISTS HAVE A BREAK FROM RESCUE IN LASSING. 
Waldemar Mueller-Ruhe (R) drilling specialist from Germany, whose team rescued Georg Hainzl, Werner Erdmann (L) and Richard In-Het-Feld (C) drilling specialists from the Netherlands, have a break in Lassing July 28. Austrian miner Georg Hainzl was resued from 60 meters underground on July 26 after being trapped by a collapsed mine for ten days. A further 10 miners are still burried by the landslide which hit the magnesium silicate mine on July 17.

LF/AA 
AUSTRIA
RTXI4ZN 
July 27, 1998 
Red Cross doctors Tupi (L) and Martina Rinnhofer are all smiles following the release of a miner who... 
Lassing, Austria 
Red Cross doctors Tupi (L) and Martina Rinnhofer are all smiles following the release of a miner who..... 
Red Cross doctors Tupi (L) and Martina Rinnhofer are all smiles following the release of a miner who had been trapped in a collapsed mine for more than one week and was brought to the surface in remarkable good health July 26. The miner Georg Hainzl, who became trapped on July 17 after a mud-slide filled the magnesium silicate mine in Austria's worst post-war mining disaster, was pulled up from 60 meters underground through a narrow drill shaft at about 2045 GMT.
**DIGITAL IMAGE** 
AUSTRIA
RTXI4ZL 
July 27, 1998 
Rescue workers celebrate their success after a miner who had been trapped in a collapsed mine for more... 
Lassing, Austria 
Rescue workers celebrate their success after a miner who had been trapped in a collapsed mine for mo..... 
Rescue workers celebrate their success after a miner who had been trapped in a collapsed mine for more than one week was brought to the surface in remarkable good health July 26. The miner Georg Hainzl, who became trapped on July 17 after a mud-slide filled the magnesium silicate mine in Austria's worst post-war mining disaster, was pulled up from 60 meters underground through a narrow drill shaft at about 2045 GMT.
**DIGITAL IMAGE** 
AUSTRIA
RTXI4ZJ 
July 27, 1998 
Two women of the village of Lassing hug each other after a miner who had been trapped in a collapsed... 
Lassing, Austria 
Two women of the village of Lassing hug each other after a miner who had been trapped in a collapsed..... 
Two women of the village of Lassing hug each other after a miner who had been trapped in a collapsed mine for more than one week was brought to the surface in remarkable good health July 26. The miner Georg Hainzl, who became trapped on July 17 after a mud-slide filled the magnesium silicate mine in Austria's worst post-war mining disaster, was pulled up from 60 meters underground through a narrow drill shaft at about 2045 GMT.
**DIGITAL IMAGE** 
AUSTRIA
RTXI4ZB 
July 27, 1998 
Rescue worker Ernst Nokodem (L) and land surveyor Robert Pilsinger celebrate their success after a miner... 
Lassing, Austria 
Rescue worker Ernst Nokodem (L) and land surveyor Robert Pilsinger celebrate their success after a m..... 
Rescue worker Ernst Nokodem (L) and land surveyor Robert Pilsinger celebrate their success after a miner who had been trapped in a collapsed mine for more than one week was brought to the surface in remarkable good health July 26. The miner Georg Hainzl, who became trapped on July 17 after a mud-slide filled the magnesium silicate mine in Austria's worst post-war mining disaster, was pulled up from 60 meters underground through a narrow drill shaft at about 2045 GMT.
**DIGITAL IMAGE** 
AUSTRIA MINE
RTRFW9H 
July 26, 1998 
Rescue worker Ernst Nokodem (L) and land surveyor Robert Pilsinger celebrate their success after a miner... 
Lassing, Austria 
RESCUE WORKERS CELEBRATE IN LASSING. 
Rescue worker Ernst Nokodem (L) and land surveyor Robert Pilsinger celebrate their success after a miner who had been trapped in a collapsed mine for more than one week was brought to the surface in remarkable good health July 26. The miner Georg Hainzl, who became trapped on July 17 after a mud-slide filled the magnesium silicate mine in Austria's worst post-war mining disaster, was pulled up from 60 meters underground through a narrow drill shaft at about 2045 GMT.

HP/SB 
AUSTRIA MINE
RTRFW8Y 
July 26, 1998 
Red Cross doctors Tupi (L) and Martina Rinnhofer are all smiles following the release of a miner who... 
Lassing, Austria 
RED CROSS DOCTORS ARE ALL SMILES IN LASSING. 
Red Cross doctors Tupi (L) and Martina Rinnhofer are all smiles following the release of a miner who had been trapped in a collapsed mine for more than one week and was brought to the surface in remarkable good health July 26. The miner Georg Hainzl, who became trapped on July 17 after a mud-slide filled the magnesium silicate mine in Austria's worst post-war mining disaster, was pulled up from 60 meters underground through a narrow drill shaft at about 2045 GMT.

HP/SB 
AUSTRIA MINE
RTRFW8H 
July 26, 1998 
Rescue workers celebrate their success after a miner who had been trapped in a collapsed mine for more... 
Lassing 
RESCUE WORKERS CELEBRATE IN LASSING. 
Rescue workers celebrate their success after a miner who had been trapped in a collapsed mine for more than one week was brought to the surface in remarkable good health July 26. The miner Georg Hainzl, who became trapped on July 17 after a mud-slide filled the magnesium silicate mine in Austria's worst post-war mining disaster, was pulled up from 60 meters underground through a narrow drill shaft at about 2045 GMT.

HP/SB 
RTRFW85 
July 26, 1998 
Two women of the village of Lassing hug each other after a miner who had been trapped in a collapsed... 
Austria 
WOMEN HUG EACH OTHER IN LASSING. 
Two women of the village of Lassing hug each other after a miner who had been trapped in a collapsed mine for more than one week was brought to the surface in remarkable good health July 26. The miner Georg Hainzl, who became trapped on July 17 after a mud-slide filled the magnesium silicate mine in Austria's worst post-war mining disaster, was pulled up from 60 meters underground through a narrow drill shaft at about 2045 GMT.

HP/SB 
RTRFW7Z 
July 26, 1998 
Lassing's Roman Catholic priest Paul Scheichenberger celebrates the rescue of a miner who had been trapped... 
Austria 
PRIEST PAUL SCHEICHENBERGER CELEBRATES IN LASSING. 
Lassing's Roman Catholic priest Paul Scheichenberger celebrates the rescue of a miner who had been trapped in a collapsed mine for more than one week and was brought to the surface in remarkable good health July 26. The miner Georg Hainzl, who became trapped on July 17 after a mud-slide filled the magnesium silicate mine in Austria's worst post-war mining disaster, was pulled up from 60 meters underground through a narrow drill shaft at about 2045 GMT.

HP/SB 
AUSTRIA MINE
RTRFW7V 
July 26, 1998 
Rescue workers celebrate their success after a miner who had been trapped in a collapsed mine for more... 
Lassing 
RESCUE WORKERS CELEBRATE IN LASSING. 
Rescue workers celebrate their success after a miner who had been trapped in a collapsed mine for more than one week was brought to the surface in remarkable good health July 26. The miner Georg Hainzl, who became trapped on July 17 after a mud-slide filled the magnesium silicate mine in Austria's worst post-war mining disaster, was pulled up from 60 meters underground through a narrow drill shaft at about 2045 GMT.

HP/SB 
AUSTRIA
RTXI5PT 
July 18, 1998 
Aerial view of a mudslide which trapped 12 men inside a collapsed mine July 18. Rescue workers abandoned... 
Aerial view of a mudslide which trapped 12 men inside a collapsed mine July 18. Rescue workers aband..... 
Aerial view of a mudslide which trapped 12 men inside a collapsed mine July 18. Rescue workers abandoned hope that the miners might still be alive. Eleven of the men, one of them a geologist, became trapped in the magnesium silicate mine in Lassing, some 200 km (125 miles) south-west of Vienna, when they went down the mine in a lift last night to try to rescue a 24-year-old colleague trapped by an earlier mudslide. 
AUSTRIA
RTXI5PS 
July 18, 1998 
Aerial view of a mudslide which trapped 12 men inside a collapsed mine July 18. Rescue workers abandoned... 
Aerial view of a mudslide which trapped 12 men inside a collapsed mine July 18. Rescue workers aband..... 
Aerial view of a mudslide which trapped 12 men inside a collapsed mine July 18. Rescue workers abandoned hope that the miners might still be alive. Eleven of the men, one of them a geologist, became trapped in the magnesium silicate mine in Lassing, some 200 km (125 miles) south-west of Vienna, when they went down the mine in a lift last night to try to rescue a 24-year-old colleague trapped by an earlier mudslide. 
AUSTRIA
RTXI5P4 
July 18, 1998 
A rescue worker partly covers his face as he stands next to Austrian Chancellor Viktor Klima (C) and... 
A rescue worker partly covers his face as he stands next to Austrian Chancellor Viktor Klima (C) and..... 
A rescue worker partly covers his face as he stands next to Austrian Chancellor Viktor Klima (C) and Interior Minister Karl Schloegl (R) in front of a mudslide which trapped 12 men inside a collapsed mine July 18. Rescue workers abandoned hope that the miners might still be alive. Eleven of the men became trapped in the magnesium silicate mine in Lassing, some 200 km (125 miles) south-west of Vienna, when they went down the mine in a lift last night to try to rescue a 24-year-old colleague trapped by an earlier mudslide.
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AUSTRIA
RTXI5P3 
July 18, 1998 
Aerial view of a mudslide which trapped 12 men inside a collapsed mine July 18. Rescue workers abandoned... 
Aerial view of a mudslide which trapped 12 men inside a collapsed mine July 18. Rescue workers aband..... 
Aerial view of a mudslide which trapped 12 men inside a collapsed mine July 18. Rescue workers abandoned hope that the miners might still be alive. Eleven of the men, one of them a geologist, became trapped in the magnesium silicate mine in Lassing, some 200 km (125 miles) south-west of Vienna, when they went down the mine in a lift last night to try to rescue a 24-year-old colleague trapped by an earlier mudslide. 
RTRFOIT 
July 18, 1998 
A rescue worker partly covers his face as he stands next to Austrian Chancellor Viktor Klima (C) and... 
Austria 
CHANCELLOR KLIMA TALKS TO A RESCUE WORKER AT MUDSLIDE SITE. 
A rescue worker partly covers his face as he stands next to Austrian Chancellor Viktor Klima (C) and Interior Minister Karl Schloegl (R) in front of a mudslide which trapped 12 men inside a collapsed mine July 18. Rescue workers abandoned hope that the miners might still be alive. Eleven of the men became trapped in the magnesium silicate mine in Lassing, some 200 km (125 miles) south-west of Vienna, when they went down the mine in a lift last night to try to rescue a 24-year-old colleague trapped by an earlier mudslide.

LE/ME 
RTRFOGT 
July 18, 1998 
Aerial view of a mudslide which trapped 12 men inside a collapsed mine July 18. Rescue workers abandoned... 
Austria 
AERIAL VIEW OF A MUDSLIDE WHICH CAUGHT TWELVE MINERS IN AUSTRIA. 
Aerial view of a mudslide which trapped 12 men inside a collapsed mine July 18. Rescue workers abandoned hope that the miners might still be alive. Eleven of the men, one of them a geologist, became trapped in the magnesium silicate mine in Lassing, some 200 km (125 miles) south-west of Vienna, when they went down the mine in a lift last night to try to rescue a 24-year-old colleague trapped by an earlier mudslide.

LE/GB 
RTRFOGP 
July 18, 1998 
Aerial view of a mudslide which trapped 12 men inside a collapsed mine July 18. Rescue workers abandoned... 
Austria 
AERIAL VIEW ON A MUDSLIDE WHICH CAUGHT TWELVE MINERS. 
Aerial view of a mudslide which trapped 12 men inside a collapsed mine July 18. Rescue workers abandoned hope that the miners might still be alive. Eleven of the men, one of them a geologist, became trapped in the magnesium silicate mine in Lassing, some 200 km (125 miles) south-west of Vienna, when they went down the mine in a lift last night to try to rescue a 24-year-old colleague trapped by an earlier mudslide.

LE/GB 
NETANYAHU
RTXHKGT 
April 17, 1997 
A day after police recommended his indictment in an influence-peddling scandal, Israeli Prime Minister... 
A day after police recommended his indictment in an influence-peddling scandal, Israeli Prime Minist..... 
A day after police recommended his indictment in an influence-peddling scandal, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the opening of a magnesium factory in Sdom on the shores of the Dead Sea Thursday April 17. Earlier Netanyahu told party activists that he intended to finish out his term and said that the truth would win out. 
RTR3536 
April 17, 1997 
A day after police recommended his indictment in an influence-peddling scandal, Israeli Prime Minister... 
United Kingdom 
NETANYAHU AT THE OPENING OF A MAGNESIUM FACTORY IN SDOM 
A day after police recommended his indictment in an influence-peddling scandal, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the opening of a magnesium factory in Sdom on the shores of the Dead Sea Thursday April 17. Earlier Netanyahu told party activists that he intended to finish out his term and said that the truth would win out.

MIDEAST 
RTR34KT 
April 17, 1997 
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shakes hands with Ferdinand Piech (L), chairman of Volkswagen AG, as... 
NETANYAHU SHAKES HANDS WITH VOLKSWAGENS FERDINAND PIECH 
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shakes hands with Ferdinand Piech (L), chairman of Volkswagen AG, as the visiting German executive visits the prime minister's offices April 17. Volkswagen AG will hold a 35 percent stake in a new joint venture magnesium plant to be inaugurated this evening in Sdom, on the banks of the Dead Sea called Dead Sea Magnesium.The project is worth some $800 million and when the plant reaches full production in 1998, output will reach 27,000 tonnes. A third of the output is earmarked for Volkswagen for use in auto parts.

ISRAEL MAGNESIUM 
YUGOSLAVIA
RTXH0BI 
January 26, 1996 
A U.S. soldier jumps off the turret of an old Russian built T-34 tank after setting off several magnesium... 
A U.S. soldier jumps off the turret of an old Russian built T-34 tank after setting off several magn..... 
A U.S. soldier jumps off the turret of an old Russian built T-34 tank after setting off several magnesium charges to destroy it near here January 26. The disabled armoured vehicle was found in the ZOS (Zone of Separation) and it is unclear whether it belonged to Serbian or Bosnian forces. The soldiers placed the charges both in and outside the tank 
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RTXFZME 
June 06, 1995 
German Chancellor Helmut Kohl (L) glances away and Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin (C) looks on as Volkswagen... 
German Chancellor Helmut Kohl (L) glances away and Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin (C) looks on as Volk..... 
German Chancellor Helmut Kohl (L) glances away and Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin (C) looks on as Volkswagen AG Chairman Ferdinand Piech (C,L) and Israeli Dead Sea Works investor Shaul Eisenberg swap signed agreements June 6 in the prime minister's offices. The agreement establishes a joint venture between the two companies for the production and sale of magnesium with a total investment of US$600 million 
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