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Lonmin's South African platinum workers end strike

MARIKANA, South Africa (Reuters) - Workers at Lonmin's <LMI.L> <LONJ.J> South African platinum shafts were ending a walkout, the company said on Wednesday, easing fears that a two-day strike could ignite fresh labor violence in the continent's largest economy.Full story

Lonmin's South Africa workers strike for second day

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Workers at platinum producer Lonmin's <LONJ.J> <LMI.L> South African shafts continued a wildcat strike for a second day on Wednesday, raising concerns that the bitter turf war between rival unions could escalate into anarchy and violence. Full story

Lonmin South Africa workers strike, raising fears of unrest

MARIKANA, South Africa (Reuters) - South African workers at the world's No. 3 platinum producer Lonmin <LONJ.J> <LMI.L> launched a wildcat strike on Tuesday, halting all mine operations and sparking fears of a return to the violence that rocked the industry last year. Full story

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Mathunjwa, president of the AMCU, gestures as he addresses members of the mining community during a strike at Lonmin's Marikana platinum mine in Rustenburg
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Members of the mining community listen as they are addressed by their leaders during a strike at Lonmin's Marikana platinum mine in Rustenburg
Members of the mining community listen as they are addressed by their leaders during a strike at Lonmin's Marikana platinum mine in Rustenburg

Members of the mining community listen as they are addressed by their leaders during a strike at Lonmin's Marikana platinum mine in Rustenburg, 100 km northwest of Johannesburg, May 15, 2013. The main union behind a two-day strike at Lonmin's South African operations told workers to return to their

An unruly AMCU member is removed from a gathering as other members are addressed by their leaders during a strike at Lonmin's Marikana platinum mine in Rustenburg
An unruly AMCU member is removed from a gathering as other members are addressed by their leaders during a strike at Lonmin's Marikana platinum mine in Rustenburg

An unruly AMCU member is removed from a gathering as other members are addressed by their leaders during a strike at Lonmin's Marikana platinum mine in Rustenburg, 100 km northwest of Johannesburg, May 15, 2013. The main union behind a two-day strike at Lonmin's South African operations told worke