Karaman (Turkey)

Type: City
Name: Karaman (Turkey)
Country: Turkey
Latitude: 37.18
Longitude: 33.220001
population: 120,464
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 4 reports

Five receive jail terms in Turkey's firedamp probe

A local court in Turkey has given prison sentences on Friday, ranging from five to 10 years, for five suspects being tried regarding 2010's deadly firedamp disaster in northwestern Turkey.The 2nd High Criminal Court of Zonguldak concluded the case into ... [Published Turkish Weekly - 2 hours ago]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Opposition Slams “Chaotic” Bid To Reach Trapped Miners

ANKARA – Hopes dimmed Thursday for the 18 miners trapped in a coal mine that collapsed in central Turkey two days ago, as the opposition denounced the government for being unprepared and chaotic in its response to the disaster.“There is confusion and ... [Published Latin American Herald Tribune - Oct 30 2014]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Cheapest electricity is the saved one

The same reply comes whenever we ask why we need so many coal mines, so many hydroelectric power plants (HES) and so many thermic power plants: “We need a lot of energy.”However, experts argue that Turkey’s electric power supply is by far adequate for ... [Published Turkish Daily - 4 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 3 reports

Turkish court puts Karaman mine officials on probation

ANKARA, Oct 31 (KUNA) -- Ermenek Criminal Court of Peace approved on Friday the request of the public prosecutor for putting on probation the officials of Karaman mine, south Turkey, for possible responsibility for the mine disaster.The documents and ... [Published Kuwait News Agency - 8 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Malala donates $50k to Gaza

Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai has donated $50,000 (€39,600) to help rebuild a UN school in Gaza that was damaged during the summer's Israel-Hamas war, the UN said.The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near ... [Published Evening Herald - 11 hours ago]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 3 reports

‘Hope waning’ for trapped Turkish miners

ISTANBUL — Hope is waning of saving 18 Turkish miners trapped by a flood in a mine in the south of the country, the energy minister acknowledged Thursday, as rescue efforts entered a third day. “Time is ticking by. I have to tell you that hope is waning ... [Published Saudi Gazette - 23 hours ago]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 2 reports

Priority is to fortify Turkey's Ermenek mine for safety

World Bulletin/News DeskThe priority at the mine accident area, 400 km south of capital Ankara, is no longer to reduce the water level but to fortify the mine for the rescue workers' safety, Turkey’s Energy Minister said on Friday.The water inside a collapsed ... [Published World Bulletin - 13 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Rescue works continue to save trapped workers in its..

KARAMAN - 31.10.2014 14:34:28Search and rescue works to save 18 mine workers trapped who were trapped in the flooded coalmine in southern Turkish province of Karaman's Ermenk district have continued in its fourth day.Rescue teams uninterruptedly continue ... [Published Cihan Haber - 14 hours ago]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 2 reports

Minister says Karaman mining accident no ‘natural disaster’ as poor safety record revealed

KARAMANRelatives of miners sit outside the Ermenek coal mine as search and rescue work to rescue miners from the flooded coal mine continues, Oct. 30. AFP PhotoEfforts were still ongoing to rescue the 18 workers still trapped underground at a mine in ... [Published Turkish Daily - 17 hours ago]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

World in Brief: 31.10.14

News stories from around the world Iran: Nuclear industry official Asghar Zarean claimed yesterday that the authorities have foiled a sabotage attempt against tanks used for the transportation of heavy water.He told the independent Arman daily newspaper ... [Published Morning Star Online - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

CHARLOTTE - Women: the struggle for change

Turkish women differ on values and expression of faith but all want to be treated as human beings. A favorite quote of mine is “Life is 10 percent what happens to me and 90 percent how I react to it.” Charles Swindoll wrote these wise words in his book ... [Published Zaman - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 7 reports

'Hope waning' for trapped Turkish miners

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu (C) speaks with the relatives of 18 trapped …A 79-year-old man in Changhua County, Taiwan sliced off his girlfriend’s lips, ears and nose before flushing them down the toilet, reported Taiwan’s Now News on Wednesday. ... [Published Yahoo! Singapore - Oct 30 2014]

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"It is impossible to define the exact cause of the accident right now" the statement added
"Political actors are supposed to ratify bills and control their implementation" he said
"The water level is less than 800 meters so we need to be more sensitive from now on. There is a possibility for a gas discharge after 780 meters and it is important for our rescue team’s safety"  he said
"Two aircraft, 20 ambulances and eight AFAD rescue vehicles continue their search-and-rescue efforts. One mobile base station has been set up at the scene and adequate food packets have also been delivered" it said Tuesday

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Five receive jail terms in Turkey's firedamp probe [Published Turkish Weekly - 2 hours ago]
Cheapest electricity is the saved one [Published Turkish Daily - 4 hours ago]
Will Turkey ever learn something? [Published Turkish Daily - 4 hours ago]
Turkish court puts Karaman mine officials on pr... [Published Kuwait News Agency - 8 hours ago]
Turkish rescuers struggle to reach trapped miners [Published Middle East Eye - 10 hours ago]
Malala donates $50k to Gaza [Published Evening Herald - 11 hours ago]
Prosecutor demands probation for ‘possible’ sus... [Published Turkish Daily - 13 hours ago]
Prosecutor asks probation on ‘possible’ suspect... [Published Turkish Daily - 13 hours ago]
Priority is to fortify Turkey's Ermenek mine fo... [Published World Bulletin - 13 hours ago]
Turkey: 18 Miners Trapped in Flooded Mine [Published Al Manar TV - 13 hours ago]
Rescue works continue to save trapped workers i... [Published Cihan Haber - 14 hours ago]
Minister says Karaman mining accident no ‘natur... [Published Turkish Daily - 17 hours ago]
‘Hope waning’ for trapped Turkish miners [Published Saudi Gazette - 23 hours ago]
‘Hope waning’ for trapped Turkish miners [Published DAWN Group - Oct 31 2014]
Opposition Slams “Chaotic” Bid To Reach Trapped... [Published Latin American Herald Tribune - Oct 30 2014]
World in Brief: 31.10.14 [Published Morning Star Online - Oct 30 2014]
CHARLOTTE - Women: the struggle for change [Published Zaman - Oct 30 2014]
GÜNAL - Only the AKP is innocent [Published Zaman - Oct 30 2014]
Middlemen thwart mine closures, Turkish labor m... [Published Turkish Daily - Oct 30 2014]
Hopes fading for 18 trapped Turkish miners [Published Kazakh TV - Oct 30 2014]
Cause for Turkey's Ermenek mine accident indete... [Published World Bulletin - Oct 30 2014]
'Hope waning' for trapped Turkish miners [Published Yahoo! Singapore - Oct 30 2014]
Turkey: Rescue teams deploy ‘octopus’ to save m... [Published World Bulletin - Oct 30 2014]
Employers to blame for mine accident: Turkey pr... [Published World Bulletin - Oct 30 2014]
Rescue teams deploy ‘octopus’ to save miners [Published Turkish Weekly - Oct 30 2014]
Turkish PM pledges justice in mine incident out... [Published Turkish Weekly - Oct 30 2014]
Rescuers Scramble to Save 18 Trapped Miners in ... [Published Winter Haven News Chief - Oct 30 2014]
At least 18 miners trapped as rescue work conti... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Oct 30 2014]
Cheap coal or safety? [Published Turkish Daily - Oct 29 2014]
Can the Peshmerga save Turkey’s Kurdish peace p... [Published Turkish Daily - Oct 29 2014]
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Technological Disaster - Asia - Turkey [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Oct 28 2014]
EDIS Number: AC-20141028-45797-TUR Date / time: 28/10/2014 21:21:46 [UTC] Event: Technological Disaster Area: Asia Country: Turkey State/County: Province of Karaman Location: Ermenek Number of Deads: N/A Number of Injured: N/A Number of Infected: ...
18 Miners Trapped in Coal Mine Accident in Turkey [Published TIME.com - Oct 28 2014]
(ANKARA, Turkey) — Surging water trapped at least 18 workers Tuesday in a coal mine in Turkey, officials and reports said — an event likely to raise even more concerns about the nation’s poor workplace safety standards. Initial reports said flooding ...
18 Miners Trapped in Coal Mine Accident in Turkey [Published Real Clear Politics - TIME.com - Oct 28 2014]
(ANKARA, Turkey) — Surging water trapped at least 18 workers Tuesday in a coal mine in Turkey, officials and reports said — an event likely to raise even more concerns about the nation’s poor workplace safety standards. Initial reports said flooding ...
18 Miners Trapped in Coal Mine Accident in Turkey [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Oct 28 2014]
(ANKARA, Turkey) — Surging water trapped at least 18 workers Tuesday in a coal mine in Turkey, officials and reports said — an event likely to raise even more concerns about the nation’s poor workplace safety standards. Initial reports said flooding ...
18 Miners Trapped in Coal Mine Accident in Turkey [Published The China Blog - Oct 28 2014]
(ANKARA, Turkey) — Surging water trapped at least 18 workers Tuesday in a coal mine in Turkey, officials and reports said — an event likely to raise even more concerns about the nation’s poor workplace safety standards. Initial reports said flooding ...
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