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<p>Report informs referring to the <em>Haber7</em>, the incident took place in Ataşehir district.</p><p>Batı Ataşehir district municipality said, as a result retaining wall of the building near car park in Barbaros collapsed.</p><p>Ambulance and rescuers rushed ...
DAILY SABAH   01 August 2017   Turkey   Istanbul  
<p>A road in Istanbul's &Uuml;sk&uuml;dar district on the Asian side of the city collapsed Monday, swallowing up a parked vehicle.<br /><br />No immediate injuries were reported as a result of the caved in road.<br /><br />The incident occurred at around 3:00 ...
temblor.net   21 April 2017   Turkey   Izmir  
<p>Two mid-size earthquakes, 200 km away and 1 hour apart, shook western Turkey causing widespread anxiety. Some 100 km away from the closest shock, In Izmir, the country&rsquo;s third largest city, many people ran outside. Although construction quality has ...
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The construction index   27 March 2017   Turkey   Asia  
<p>The contract has been awarded for a solar power plant with the capacity to supply more than 600,000 households in Turkey.</p> <p>The tender for the plant - which will be the largest in the region and one of the largest in the world &ndash; was won by a ...
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temblor.net   16 February 2017   Turkey   Asia  
<p>A series of mid-sized earthquakes (also called a seismic swarm) occurred at the tip of the Biga Peninsula in Turkey at the intersection of the Kestanbol Fault and the Edremit Fault Zone. In just a few days, 800 earthquakes varying size were felt, including ...
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Fox News   06 February 2017   Turkey   Asia  
<p>Turkey's seismology center says a 5.3-magnitude earthquake, centered beneath the Aegean sea, shook the Turkish coast. The state-run news agency said the quake damaged a number of houses in five villages and at least four people were injured.</p><p>The earthquake ...
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Daily Sabah Turkey   22 December 2016   Turkey   Asia  
<p>The Eurasia Tunnel, connecting the Asian and European continents underneath the Marmara seabed, was inaugurated on the 20th December with President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım and many other foreign guests in attendance.</p> <p>The ...
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Hurriyet   05 December 2016   Turkey   Asia  
<p>According to Hurriyet article, the tunnel is located in Yusufeli district of Erzurum.</p><p>The failure is connected to the Yusufeli dam located in close proximity with the construction site. </p><p>The site was evacuated on Tuesday (29th November) and ...
The construction index   25 October 2016   Turkey   Asia  
<p>The Turkish government has said that it will tender a 1,000MW solar power plant in December.</p> <p>The plant is poised to be the largest of its kind in the world, the government said.</p> <p>Completion of the plant in Konya's Karapınar district is due ...
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Hurriyet Daily News   04 December 2015   Turkey   Suleymaniye  
<p>The historical S&uuml;leymaniye neighborhood, also known as old G&uuml;m&uuml;şhane, in the Black Sea region where Greeks, Armenians and Turks used to live together in the past is being threatened by a landslide which could wipe out its centuries-old artifacts, ...