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2006-02-09 08:20:18

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - An explosion rocked a district of Turkey's largest city Istanbul on Thursday and some people were injured, the state-run Anatolian news agency reported. It said the blast happened in Bayrampasa, an area not far from the airport on the European side of the city.


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Mediterranean Sea
2013-02-21 13:38:18

The Mediterranean Sea is a sea that is connected to the Atlantic Ocean enclosed by the Mediterranean region and almost totally surrounded by land: by Europe and Anatolia on the north, North Africa to the south, and Levant on the east. The sea is occasionally considered a part of the Atlantic Ocean, although it’s often identified as a totally separate body of water. The name Mediterranean comes from the Latin mediterraneus, meaning “inland” or “in the middle of the land”. It...

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