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Turkey Mining Accident

Turkey Union Calls For Mass Strike Over Mine Disaster

Reuters | Posted 07.20.2014 | World

By Humeyra Pamuk SOMA, Turkey, May 20 (Reuters) - The main labor union in a Turkish town hit by the nation's worst mining dis...

No Death Is Ordinary: Soma Work Massacre in Turkey

Nukhet A. Sandal | Posted 07.16.2014 | Politics
Nukhet A. Sandal

The recent mining tragedy in Turkey has cost hundreds of lives, and the death toll is rising by every hour. This is everything but an ordinary accident. Death is not in the nature of the job, but it is the result of decisions conveniently not taken.

14 Turkish Miners Shared Last Breaths In Refuge Chamber

The Huffington Post | Eline Gordts | Posted 05.15.2014 | World

Hopes faded for nearly 150 miners still missing after a fire raged through a coal mine in the Turkish town of Soma on Tuesday. Dogan News Agency r...

Anger Mounts As Turkey Buries Mine Workers

Reuters | Posted 07.15.2014 | World

* More than 280 confirmed dead, toll set to rise * Protests in several cities as unions call for action * PM Erdogan's r...

Public Outraged As Death Toll Passes 250 From Turkish Mine Disaster

AP | DESMOND BUTLER and SUZAN FRASER | Posted 07.14.2014 | World

SOMA, Turkey (AP) — Women sang songs about departed miners Thursday over the graves of relatives killed in Turkey's worst mining accident, even as m...

Death Toll In Turkish Mining Accident Climbs As Hundreds Found Dead

AP | DESMOND BUTLER and SUZAN FRASER | Posted 07.13.2014 | World

SOMA, Turkey (AP) -- Anger and grief boiled over into a violent protest Wednesday in the western Turkish town of Soma, where officials said at least 2...