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Mourners make their way to a memorial service at the Lonmin Platinum Mine near Rustenburg, South Africa, on Aug. 23 after police shot and killed 34 striking miners and wounded 78. Demands for higher wages spread to at least two other mines, raising fears of further protests at more South African mines that provide most of the world’s platinum.

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