Turkey appears determined to build a coastal nuclear power plant near an earthquake-prone area amid its neighbors’ concerns that the new plant would put the entire Mediterranean region at risk. Greece and Cyprus, among others, have urged the European Union to assess Turkey’s plan, which Turkish officials maintained is necessary to keep the country’s economy afloat.

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    • Ivy Mungcal

      As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.