Turkey probes Istanbul mayor in fight over 'crazy' canal

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Istanbul (AFP) Nov 16, 2020

Turkey's interior ministry has launched a probe into the Istanbul mayor over his opposition to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's dream of building an alternative to the Bosphorus Strait, the mayor's spokesman said Monday. Erdogan argues that the new Istanbul canal, which he has dubbed one of his "crazy projects", would relieve pressure on one of the world's busiest shipping lanes. The Bos

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