Bosporus


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a strait connecting the Mediterranean and the Black Sea

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The serviceman was allegedly photographed with a rocket launcher as the Russian ship passed through the Bosporus on its way to the Mediterranean.
It regulates shipping in the Bosporus and Dardanelles straits and regulates the transit of naval warships.
The 152 meter-long ship called Crown Emma entered Bosporus from the Black Sea en route to Spain from Bulgaria.
The Hamptons CafEa[c], which shares a wall with Bosporus, also suffered minor damage.
As per Asyaport, for environmental areas, it prefers LNG as a fuel and the fact that it s considerably cheaper in Turkey than diesel, moreover Asyaport s new deep-water container terminal is strategically situated as a transhipment hub for containers destined for the Black Sea via the Bosporus.
Five issues influence Ankara's positions in energy policy: (1) strong demand, with Turkey having become the world's 17th largest economy; (2) its need, with US help, to control politics in Central Asia and the Caucasus; (3) the regulation of shipping along the Turkish straits, with the Bosporus dangerously congested; (4) oil and gas pipelines proposed to by-pass the Black Sea (omt19TurkTradeMay12-14); and (5) geo-strategic co-operation, as well as rivalries, with Greece, Iran, Russia and other non-Turkic states.
In the news THE Bosporus Bridge in Istanbul, Turkey is completed, connecting the continents of Europe and Asia over the Bosporus for the first time in history.
4 kilometers (4,593 feet) under the Bosporus, the straight that connects the Black Sea to the Sea of Marmara and divides Istanbul between Asia and Europe.
29, the same day the country's first undersea railway tube -- the Marmaray project, to pass under the Bosporus straight -- is scheduled to open.
Kazakhstan shows interest in construction of $45 billion worth railway tunnel under Bosporus Strait, the Turkish President said.
Meanwhile, North Marmara Highway, including the third Bosporus bridge in Istanbul, will start to serve in 2015.
Among the topics are locating the Mediterranean in music at the medi-Terra Music Festival, environmentalists in Malta, contentious politics in a 20th-century Bosporus neighborhood, and Rachael's tomb in Bethlehem.
The common theory of the creation of the Black Sea says that there was a massive deluge through the straits of Bosporus (modern Istanbul), where waters from the Mediterranean flooded into the lake.
Summary: Turkey's prime minister announced Wednesday what he called a "crazy and magnificent" plan to build a new waterway to the Black Sea, promising that the tanker-clogged Bosporus through Istanbul would soon be used for sports and boat trips.
Bulgaria rejected two environmental impact reports on a planned oil pipeline that bypasses Turkey's crowded Bosporus Strait.