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Commission Head: Turkey Needs New Coal Mining Law

Turkey needs a new coal mining law to prevent a repeat of its worst ever industrial disaster in which 301 workers were killed, the head of a commission investigating the incident said on Tuesday.   The miners were killed last month in a mine fire in Soma, a small town 480 km (300 miles) southwest of Istanbul, fueling anger in a nation which has long had one of the world's worst workplace safety records.   The disaster highlighted gaps in Turkish regulation, not least the...

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