Geography of Asia
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.
"Suddenly one ran after another to take the cross. Thus, by groups of twenty, or fifty, or a hundred, they put up banners and began to journey to Jerusalem"
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.
The U.S. Pentagon press secretary on Aug. 26 said there had been an explosion outside Kabul airport, adding it was unclear if there were casualties.