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  1. News - World - TURKEY

    Turkish unions call national protest strike after 282 die in mine disaster

    Posted May 15th 2014, 05:17pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Soma Unions are furious over what they say are poor safety standards since the formerly state-run mine in Soma was leased to a private firm Four Turkish labour unions called ... of industries, the unions are furious over what they say are poor safety standards since the formerly state-run mine in Soma, located about 480 kilometres southwest of Istanbul, was leased to a private ...

  2. News - World - TURKEY

    Turkish premier says mine disaster ‘part of the nature of business’

    Posted May 15th 2014, 09:29pm by BLOOM

    ... Agencies in Istanbul Turkey's trade unions went on strike yesterday after at least 282 people died in the nation's worst mine accident, which Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan ... century. Turkey's major trade unions declared a walkout to protest inadequate safety measures and protesters swarmed around Erdogan's car during his visit. Miners Union secretary general ...

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    Death toll in Turkey mine explosion reaches 238, with 120 still missing

    Posted May 14th 2014, 10:07am by AP

    ... in post-Soviet Ukraine's worst mining disaster, after a methane blast rips through tunnels deep below ground in a coal mine near the eastern city of Donetsk. 2006 Sixty-five coal miners killed ...

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    Turkey's prime minister offers condolences over 1915 Armenian killings

    Posted Apr 24th 2014, 01:26am by Reuters

    ... and scale of what happened during fighting that started in 1915 is highly contentious and continues to sour relations between Turkey and Armenia, a former Soviet republic. Turkey accepts that many ...

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    Grief and rage in Turkey as confirmed death toll in mine disaster rises to 284

    Posted May 16th 2014, 01:15pm by Associated Press in Soma, Turkey

    ... government ministers and has also implicated him and family members. Erdogan denies the allegations, saying they are part of a plot to bring his government down. Turkey’s largest trade union confederation, representing some 800,000 workers, joined a one-day strike on Thursday by other unions to demand better working conditions for miners. In the Black Sea port of Zonguldak – site of Turkey’s ...

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    Hundreds trapped, at least 20 dead after mine blast and fire in Turkey

    Posted May 14th 2014, 01:47am by VARIOUS

    ... of the fire, the officials said. With smoke rising from the mine, rescuers were trying to dispel it by pumping air in so that the trapped miners can breathe, Tamer Kucukgencay, a local union official, ...

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    Police use water cannon on protesters as negligence denied in Turkey mine fire

    Posted May 17th 2014, 10:25am by Associated Press in Savastepe, Turkey

    ... regarded as the industry standard. Joe Drexler of the Global Union Federation visited Turkey several times between 2008 and 2010 to urge government officials to ratify the ILO convention ...

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    Calls mount for Turkey to reinstate the death penalty after child murders

    Posted May 05th 2014, 08:58pm by AFP

    ... as part of Ankara's bid to enter the European Union, but calls to bring it back have gained volume since the gruesome killings. Yusuf Yigitalp, deputy leader of the Islamic Saadet (Felicity) ...

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    Turkey warns YouTube and Facebook could be banned

    Posted Mar 07th 2014, 08:44pm by AFP

    ... further details from the corruption scandal being leaked online. The European Union has voiced its “concerns” that the Internet law would limit freedom of expression, urging Ankara to ensure ...

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    Alarm bells over ‘Big Brother’ Turkish internet curbs

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 08:44pm by AFP

    ... is watching you’.” I would call it an Orwellian nightmare. Turkey has become a step closer to countries like Iran, Syria and China, rather than moving towards the European Union Yaman Akdeniz, law ... Union.” All eyes on Gul The Islamic-rooted government rejects the criticism, with Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc saying there is “no such thing as internet censorship. We are freer compared ...




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