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Turkish Republic celebrates its 90th anniversary

The celebrations of the Turkish Republic?s 90th Anniversary were kicked off today with a ceremony at the Anıtkabir mausoleum of the nation?s founder, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk
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Veterans in Bağdat Caddesi, Kadıköy. via @lalenyamusipell

Asia and Europe to get Bosphorus rail link as Marmaray opens tomorrow

The European and Asian sides of Istanbul are to be connected for the first time with a railway tunnel constructed under the Bosphorus tomorrow

Turkey fulfils sultan dream with tunnel

Turkey will unveil the world’s first sea tunnel connecting two continents, fulfilling a sultan’s dream.

Turkey?s infrastructure: The sultan?s dream

The Economist (UK) no. 950 Saturday, October 26, 2013 Next week marks the opening of a grand new tunnel under the Bosphorus.  Abdul Mejid I, the Ottoman?s 31st sultan, had a dream. Reigning between 1839 and 1861, the determinedly Western-leaning sultan envisaged the construction of a submerged tunnel under the Bosphorus Straits connecting Asia to
Istanbul : le « très cher » tunnel du Bosphore inauguré demain

Le Figaro (France) no. 21533, lundi 28 octobre 2013, p. 21 Carole Bellemare Un métro sous le Bosphore reliant rives européenne et asiatique d?Istanbul, c?était « un rêve de 150 ans » . Celui-ci deviendra réalité ce mardi, jour anniversaire de la fondation de la République turque, en 1923, avec l?inauguration par le premier ministre,
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