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Latest update : 2014-05-16

Turkey's Tragedy: Outrage over Nation's Worst Mining Disaster

It's now officially Turkey's worst ever mining disaster. At least 282 people have been killed after a fire and explosion at the Soma mine in western Turkey. There are conflicting reports as to its cause, but the outcome is chillingly unequivocal. Turkish media report the youngest victim was 15. How, in 2014, can so many die in a coal mine? And what does this tragedy tell us about Turkey?

By François PICARD

Our guests

Emre DEMIR

Paris correspondent, Zaman

Aysegül SERT

Independent journalist

Prof. Soli OZEL

Member of the Bopshorus Institute

Jasper MORTIMER

FRANCE 24 correspondent in Ankara

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2017-01-12 Europe

Peace at last? Cyprus closer than ever to deal (part 1)

Could there be a deal to end Europe's longest-running conflict? For his very first assignment, the new UN secretary-general flew into Geneva to get a Cyprus peace deal over the...

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2017-01-12 Cyprus

Peace at last? Cyprus closer than ever to deal (part 2)

Could there be a deal to end Europe's longest-running conflict? For his very first assignment, the new UN secretary-general flew into Geneva to get a Cyprus peace deal over the...

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2017-01-11 Donald Trump

Trump Faces The Press: The President-Elect And Putin (part 1)

Eight days before his inauguration, Donald Trump has staged his first press conference since July. The president-elect was grilled by on his potential conflicts of interests...

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2017-01-11 Donald Trump

Trump Faces The Press: The President-Elect And Putin (part 2)

Eight days before his inauguration, Donald Trump has staged his first press conference since July. The president-elect was grilled by on his potential conflicts of interests...

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2017-01-10 Barack Obama

Obama, over and out: What legacy for first African-American president? (part 1)

Eight years after his famous speech in Grant Park, the 44th president of the United States returns to his home city for his final major speech in office. The list of new policies...

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