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In the papers today - August 11

Turkey has revived plans for a dam that will force more than 50,000 people from their homes and destroy the remains of Hasankeyf, one of the oldest towns in the world. The Ilisu project stalled four years ago when Balfour Beatty pulled out, but Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan yesterday confirmed a consortium headed by Austria's VA Tech Hydro has agreed to build it - The Independent

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