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Rescuers press to save 18 trapped Turkish miners

Rescuers press to save 18 trapped Turkish miners

Oct 29, – After canceling some festivities for a national holiday, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu both visited the town of Ermenek in Karaman province, where the Has Sekerler mine is located close to Turkey’s Mediterranean coast. Rescue workers desperately pumped water out of a coal mine in southern Turkey and […]

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Anti-Putin protesters march in Moscow decrying president’s rule

Anti-Putin protesters march in Moscow decrying president’s rule

June 12, MOSCOW (AP) — The march on Russia Day, a national holiday, was to show support for 27 people arrested after a protest turned violent on the eve of Putin’s inauguration more than a year ago. Sixteen of the defendants have remained in jail pending trial on charges that could send them to prison […]

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