Zonguldak (Turkey)

Type: City
Name: Zonguldak (Turkey)
Country: Turkey
Latitude: 41.459999
Longitude: 31.799999
population: 100,281
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 2 reports

Turkish nationals overseas begin voting in presidential election

World Bulletin / News DeskThe first votes in the Turkish Presidential election have begun to be lodged by Turkish nationals living overseas.A total of 42 Turkish land, airport and harbor customs offices launched their polling services for Turks who are ... [Published World Bulletin - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 2 reports

Turkish Miners March on Parliament to Demand Better Conditions

Ankara:  A group of Turkish miners from the town hit in May by Turkey's worst ever mine tragedy marched on parliament on Wednesday to urge the government to honour the promises made in the wake of the disaster.The miners from Soma, where 301 were killed, ... [Published NDTV - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

‘Holiday-like’ vacation plans by Soma mine disaster commission triggers reaction

ANKARAMembers of the inquiry commission into the Soma mine disaster eat with workers inside a gallery at a mine in the Black Sea province of Zonguldak, June 27. AA PhotoA request to visit mines in the U.S. and Australia by the parliamentary commission ... [Published Turkish Daily - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

TODAY'S - Turkey rebukes Israel, warns not to launch land operation in Gaza

Turkey rebukes Israel, warns not to launch land operation in GazaTurkey has broken its silence on the ongoing Israeli offensive in the Gaza Strip, warning Israel not to expand its attacks on the Palestinian coastal strip through a ground offensive. Long-running ... [Published Zaman - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

TODAY'S - AK Party rejects refuge chambers in mines

AK Party rejects refuge chambers in minesAn offer by the main opposition to pass a law that would require all mines in Turkey to have refuge chambers was turned down by the ruling party in Parliament on Thursday.Making it obligatory for mines to have ... [Published Zaman - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

News Extra: Soma disaster highlights poor safety record in Turkish coal mines

On May 13 an explosion at a coal mine in Soma, Western Turkey, caused an underground mine fire, which burned until May 15. The country’s Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, Taner Yildiz, confirmed on May 17 that 301 miners lost their lives in the ... [Published HazardEx - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jun 06 2014 - Updated Jun 07 2014 - 1 reports

Flash Flood - Asia - Turkey

EDIS Number: FF-20140606-44056-TUR Date / time: 06/06/2014 11:22:35 [UTC] Event: Flash Flood Area: Asia Country: Turkey State/County: Province of Zonguldak Location: Eregli Number of Deads: N/A Number of Injured: N/A Number of Infected: N/ ... [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Jun 06 2014]
First reported May 15 2014 - Updated May 16 2014 - 3 reports

Turkey on strike as anger grows over mine explosion

Anger at the deadly mine explosion in Turkey spread across the country on Thursday as thousands of workers joined a protest strike, demonstrators clashed with security forces, and families began to bury scores of men killed in the disaster.As the death ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - May 15 2014]
First reported May 14 2014 - Updated May 15 2014 - 4 reports

Turkish prime minister says mine disasters are ‘ordinary’ as his aide photographed kicking a demonstrator

SOMA, Turkey — Women sang songs about departed miners Thursday over the graves of relatives killed in Turkey’s worst mining accident, even as more hearses pulled up and backhoes dug more graves around them. Rescue teams recovered eight more victims, ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - May 15 2014]
First reported May 14 2014 - Updated May 14 2014 - 2 reports

Death toll rises to 232 in Turkey mine explosion

ISTANBUL/ANKARA, May 14 (Xinhua) -- The death toll of Turkey's coal mine accident Tuesday has risen to 232 Wednesday as the country declares a three-day national mourning.Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has arrived at the site of the accident in the ... [Published Xinhua News Agency - May 14 2014]
First reported May 13 2014 - Updated May 14 2014 - 3 reports

201 dead, some 200 trapped in Turkey coal mine

BEIJING, May 14 (Xinhuanet) -- Turkish Energy Minister Taner Yildiz says the death toll has risen to 201 in Tuesday’s deadly mine explosion in western Turkey.About 200 people are still believed to be trapped inside the mine. Eighty workers were injured ... [Published Xinhua News Agency - May 14 2014]
First reported Apr 30 2014 - Updated Apr 30 2014 - 1 reports

Turkey privatizes Catalagzi thermal power plant

Catalagzi thermal power plant located in the northern province of Zonguldak is privatized for $351 millionANKARA - Turkish construction, mining and energy company, Demir Madencilik AS entered the highest bid of US$ 351 million for Catalagzi thermal power ... [Published Turkish Press - Apr 30 2014]

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...as saying there were only 1,000 government workplace inspectors in a country of 81 million, and that supervisory authorities lacked resources. "There is a lack of supervision and auditing, and the conditions are primitive in both public and private enterprises."
Speaking at a press conference, Monday, Safak Pavey said "We proposed several parliamentary questions. We have given several speeches, but the ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party did not pay attention."
"Another factor that gives cause for some optimism relates to the PLO’s official recognition of Hamas and Islamic Jihad as legitimate actors within the Palestinian political spectrum."  
"Erdogan's government acted irresponsibly in the rescue mission in the mining disaster," he said, and added, "We submitted a censure motion on PM Erdogan for his frivolous and oppressive politics in which he also protects those accused in the tragedy."

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Turkish nationals overseas begin voting in pres... [Published World Bulletin - Jul 26 2014]
Turkish presidential voting begins at customs [Published Turkish Daily - Jul 25 2014]
HÜLYA - Organic bazaars carry on tradition of ... [Published Zaman - Jul 20 2014]
Turkish Miners March on Parliament to Demand Be... [Published NDTV - Jul 16 2014]
Turkish miners march on parliament to demand be... [Published NOW News - Jul 16 2014]
‘Holiday-like’ vacation plans by Soma mine disa... [Published Turkish Daily - Jul 16 2014]
TODAY'S - Turkey rebukes Israel, warns not to l... [Published Zaman - Jul 11 2014]
TODAY'S - AK Party rejects refuge chambers in ... [Published Zaman - Jul 10 2014]
News Extra: Soma disaster highlights poor safet... [Published HazardEx - Jul 10 2014]
Flash Flood - Asia - Turkey [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Jun 06 2014]
Turkey's opposition accuses government of negli... [Published Turkish Press - May 26 2014]
Turkish Parliament to debate Soma motion on Friday [Published Turkish Press - May 26 2014]
This week's window on the Middle East - May 22,... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - May 22 2014]
HDP brings censure for PM Erdogan over mining d... [Published Turkish Press - May 21 2014]
Turkey parliament commission debates mining tra... [Published Turkish Press - May 20 2014]
Erdogan: Turkey to continue supporting world's ... [Published Turkish Press - May 19 2014]
Political crisis after Turkish mining disaster [Published Socialist Worker - May 16 2014]
Turkey: miners and mourners scorn government th... [Published Guardian.co.uk - May 15 2014]
Turkey on strike as anger grows over mine explo... [Published Guardian.co.uk - May 15 2014]
Turkish prime minister says mine disasters are ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - May 15 2014]
Aide to PM Erdogan pictured kicking protester [Published Guardian.co.uk - May 15 2014]
Turkey on strike as mine disaster outrage grows [Published Guardian.co.uk - May 15 2014]
Turkish unions call national protest strike aft... [Published ASHARQ AL-AWSAT ( english) - May 15 2014]
245 killed in Turkey mining disaster [Published Calcutta Telegraph - May 14 2014]
Distraught relatives fear the worst at Soma [Published Guardian.co.uk - May 14 2014]
Mining: fire, flood, poor health – all part of ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - May 14 2014]
Grief Turns to Violence in Turkey as Prime Mini... [Published Mashable! - May 14 2014]
Over 230 People Dead In Coal Mine Explosion In ... [Published Think Progress - May 14 2014]
Death Toll Rises As Turkey Braces Itself For It... [Published Breitbart Feed - May 14 2014]
Death toll rises to 232 in Turkey mine explosion [Published Xinhua News Agency - May 14 2014]
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Flash Flood - Asia - Turkey [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Jun 06 2014]
EDIS Number: FF-20140606-44056-TUR Date / time: 06/06/2014 11:22:35 [UTC] Event: Flash Flood Area: Asia Country: Turkey State/County: Province of Zonguldak Location: Eregli Number of Deads: N/A Number of Injured: N/A Number of Infected: N/ ...
Turkish prime minister says mine disasters are ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - May 15 2014]
SOMA, Turkey — Women sang songs about departed miners Thursday over the graves of relatives killed in Turkey’s worst mining accident, even as more hearses pulled up and backhoes dug more graves around them. Rescue teams recovered eight more victims, ...
Grief Turns to Violence in Turkey as Prime Mini... [Published Mashable! - May 14 2014]
Violence has erupted in the industrial town of Soma, Turkey, the site of a mine collapse that killed at least 238 workers , as relatives of the dead and missing direct their rage at the Turkish government. "These are usual things," Prime Minister ...
Over 230 People Dead In Coal Mine Explosion In ... [Published Think Progress - May 14 2014]
Miners carefully carry a rescued miner hours after an explosion and fire at a coal mine, in Soma, in western Turkey, CREDIT: A.P. Images More than 230 people have died in a coal mine accident in western Turkey, dozens more are injured, and hundreds ...
Death Toll Rises As Turkey Braces Itself For It... [Published Breitbart Feed - May 14 2014]
Emergency services are desperately searching for survivors after an explosion caused a mine to collapse in Turkey. According to BBC the explosion on Tuesday at 12:20pm (GMT) killed at least 238 people, but 120 are still unaccounted for. The mine ...
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