Haydarpasa port and southern entrance of the Bosphorus strait. File photo: Reuters Haydarpasa port and southern entrance of the Bosphorus strait. File photo: Reuters
Haydarpasa port and southern entrance of the Bosphorus strait. File photo: Reuters
Turkey

Suez, Panama, Istanbul next? The 45km canal dubbed ‘crazy’

  • President Erdogan’s Canal Istanbul would provide an alternative route from the Mediterranean to the Black Sea through western Istanbul
  • It would effectively trap 8 million people on a new artificial island in a city notoriously prone to earthquakes

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Haydarpasa port and southern entrance of the Bosphorus strait. File photo: Reuters Haydarpasa port and southern entrance of the Bosphorus strait. File photo: Reuters
Haydarpasa port and southern entrance of the Bosphorus strait. File photo: Reuters
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