Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, right, and other dignitaries wait inside a train to cross the Bosporus after the inauguration of the tunnel called Marmaray in Istanbul, Turkey, Tuesday, Oct. 29, ... more 
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, right, and other dignitaries wait inside a train to cross the Bosporus after the inauguration of the tunnel called Marmaray in Istanbul, Turkey, Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013. Turkey is for the first time connecting its European and Asian sides with a railway tunnel set to open Tuesday, completing a plan initially proposed by an Ottoman sultan about 150 years ago. The Marmaray, is among a number of large infrastructure projects under the government of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan that have helped boost the economy but also have provoked a backlash of public protest.(AP Photo) less 
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Tue, Oct 29, 2013 12:45 PM EDT