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Safety a Concern in Turkey Construction Industry

The death this month of 10 Turkish construction workers has caused national outrage.  Earlier this year, 301 people died in a mining disaster, and according to statistics so far this year, a record 1,500 workers have died. Istanbul is witnessing a massive construction boom supported by government agencies, with the city now boasting more skyscrapers than any European city. But critics say Turkey offers no protection to workers. A woman screams for her lost son at his funeral. He was...

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