Numbers: Sep. 3, 2007



Number of Chinese coal miners trapped underground in the coastal province of Shandong since Aug. 17, when a burst river dike flooded two shafts


Number of people killed in Chinese mines so far this year



Estimated number of deaths since 2003 in Darfur, according to Save Darfur, a figure challenged by the European-Sudanese Public Affairs Council, a group that supports Sudan's ruling government and says inflated figures are used to justify Western intervention


Estimated number of recent deaths, according to an official government tally in Sudan, a widely contested figure. A 26,000-member U.N. and African...

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