Geography of Asia

TransAnatolia rally kicks off with a ceremonial start

TransAnatolia, Turkey's only cross-country rally, kicked off on Sept. 11 with a ceremonial start held in the Central Anatolian province of Eskişehir.

Dozens of local and international racers, including Andreo Rossi, Michael Schafer and Erik Klomp, are competing at the event that will end on Sept. 18.

Abu Dhabi’s IHC eyes investment opportunities in Turkey

Abu Dhabi conglomerate International Holding Co. is seeking investment opportunities in Turkey in sectors including healthcare, industrial and food processing, its chief executive Syed Basar Shueb said.


A company delegation is visiting Turkey this week to scout for opportunities, according to Shueb.

Two congressmen made a mess when they suddenly landed in Kabul, making army furious

Iraqi war veteran and congressman of the Democrats from Massachusetts, Seth Moulton, and the Republican from Michigan, also a military veteran Peter Meijer, landed on a charter flight on Tuesday and spent several hours at the airport in Kabul, AP reports.

Replicas of Turkey’s ‘Gypsy Girl’ mosaic sent to US for display

Copies of 12 pieces of the "Gypsy Girl" mosaic, brought from the U.S. to southeastern Gaziantep in Turkey in 2018, were sent to be exhibited in the American state of Ohio.


The pieces will be open to visitors at The Wolfe Center For The Arts at Bowling Green State University.