Protests erupt throughout Turkey after mine disaster

Riot police try to stop protesters attacking the offices of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's Justice and Development Party in Soma, Turkey, during his visit on Wednesday, May 14, 2014. (photo credit: AP/Emrah Gurel)

Riot police try to stop protesters attacking the offices of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s Justice and Development Party in Soma, Turkey, during his visit on Wednesday, May 14, 2014.                                       (photo credit: AP/Emrah Gurel)

Erdogan heckled with shouts of ‘Murderer’ and ‘Thief’ as he visits town of Soma; Turkey’s biggest union announces strike

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At least 157 dead in collapsed coal mine in Turkey

Workers and relatives arrive after an explosion and fire at a coal mine in Soma, in western Turkey, Tuesday, May 13, 2014.  (Photo credit: AP/IHA)

Workers and relatives arrive after an explosion and fire at a coal mine in Soma, in western Turkey, Tuesday, May 13, 2014. (Photo credit: AP/IHA)

Up to 300 workers may be trapped; fire was caused by an electrical fault, officials say

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