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a strait connecting the Mediterranean and the Black Sea

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The rooms, built with foor-to-ceiling windows, will offer guests views of the city, the Bosphorus strait and Princess Island.
BAGHDAD / National Iraqi News Agency (NINA) - An oil tanker hit one of the banks of the Bosphorus Strait at Sultan Mohammed Al Fateh Bridge in Istanbul, in Turkey.
ANKARA -- To commemorate the National Day of Pakistan on 23rd March 2018, the bridges in Istanbul across Bosphorus Strait, connecting the two continents of Asia and Europe, would be illuminated in Pakistan Flag colours.
Turkeyannounced on Monday the route for a planned canal that would reduce shipping traffic on the busy Bosphorus Strait and transform the European half of Istanbul into an island.
Turkish authorities have closed Istanbul's Bosphorus Strait on Thursday for rescuing a teenager who went missing one month ago, according to Xinhua News.
According to the Ottoman historian and traveler, Evliya Ecelebi, Hezarafen jumped from the top of the Galata Tower in Istanbul with his wings and managed to glide across the Bosphorus strait to Doy-ancylar Square -- about 2 miles away.
The Extreme Sailing Series has a long association with Turkey, having hosted events there in the past on the iconic Bosphorus strait, and I am excited to see this relationship develop."
The collision took place in fog outside the northwestern entrance to the Bosphorus Strait, one of the world's biggest shipping thoroughfares that passes through Istanbul into the Sea of Marmara.
Our government and nation were honored with the presence of His Majesty the King during the opening ceremony of the third bridge spanning the Bosphorus Strait connecting Asia and Europe, the Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge."
The King was also one of the chief guests at the opening of Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge - a new link across the Bosphorus Strait, which divides Asia and Europe.
ISTANBUL, Dhu-AlQa'dah 14, 1437, August 17, 2016, SPA -- Traffic in Turkey's Bosphorus Strait, a key international shipping lane for oil and grain, was suspended on Wednesday after a bulk carrier collided with a coast guard boat, shipping agent GAC said, according to Reuters.
Istanbul's Bosphorus Strait, a key chokepoint for oil which handles about 3 percent of global shipments, mainly from Black Sea ports and the Caspian region, was reopened on Saturday after being shut for several hours after Friday's attempted military coup.
According to Syria al-Aan, the Turkish websites have released some photos of the warship sailing through the Bosphorus strait.
The Batmobile travelled from Europe to Asia by crossing the Bosphorus Strait via the new Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge which officially opens to the public this summer.
The NTV news channel broadcast photographs that it said showed a serviceman brandishing a rocket launcher on the deck of the landing ship Caesar Kunikov as it passed Saturday through the Bosphorus Strait. It said the ship was believed to be en route to Syria.