Turkish electricity director resigns

April 6, 2015 12:10 PM

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Turkish electricity director resigns

Top executive steps down after last week's near-total blackout.

Air traffic was diverted around Turkey last week after nearly the entire country, including the largest city, Istanbul, and the capital city, Ankara, lost power. Turkish Energy Minister Taner Yildiz said the near nationwide blackout was caused by malfunctions on transmission lines operated by the Tu...

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