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a strait connecting the Mediterranean and the Black Sea

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said it has completed a project in Istanbul to connect the European and Asian continents with a railway tunnel under the Bosporus Strait.
The nuclear talks are being held in the lavish Ciragan Palace which is located along the Bosporus strait, which divides Istanbul between the Asian and European continents.
Bulgaria rejected two environmental impact reports on a planned oil pipeline that bypasses Turkey's crowded Bosporus Strait.
After unpacking at Movenpick Istanbul we headed to the Bosporus Strait where we took a yacht across this tourist sight.
But the star of the overseas show is Turkey, already an economic powerhouse straddling the Bosporus Strait and boasting the largest economy in the region.
One of the biggest challenges involves the 45,000 vessels--10 percent of which are oil tankers--that navigate the 19-mile-long Bosporus Strait.
Some of this is imported through the Black Sea, which helps make the Bosporus Strait in Turkey one of the busiest waterways in the world.
Just across the Bosporus Strait the veiled spires of the mosques and palaces of Istanbul's Ottoman past rose silhouetted against a banded sky of pink, blue, and purple, reasserting their enduring grandeur over the sure transience of the present.
He said one of the first things Agca wanted to do was order a typical Turkish meal of beans and rice at a restaurant overlooking the Bosporus Strait, the narrow waterway that bisects Istanbul and separates the European and Asian continents.
In particular, Taisei surpassed Kajima and registered the biggest revenues in the industry for the first time in six years partly because it won an order to build a tunnel under the Bosporus Strait in Turkey.
Lensing and locations are the big stars here, with some breathtaking and scene-stealing views of Cairo, the Nile, the Bosporus Strait and surreal spots in Turkey's Cappodochia region.
Finally, you enter Turkey's Bosporus Strait, which separates Europe and Asia.
IHT reports the maritime authority warnings about the danger from the rising number of oil tankers plying the Bosporus Strait "have taken on new urgency this month with Russia's decision to add nuclear waste to the volatile mix of cargo in the narrow strait".
Turkey--a member of NATO since 1952--sits astride the Bosporus Strait, which separates Europe and Asia and connects the Mediterranean and Black Seas.
The telegram, kept at Japan's National Institute for Defense Studies, said that immediately after Russia made a decision to dispatch its Baltic fleet to the Sea of Japan, Turkey decided to allow passage of Russia's Black Sea fleet through the Bosporus Strait to allow it to join the Baltic fleet.