Here are the main topics Anadolu Agency’s English Desk plans to cover on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019
Here are the main topics Anadolu Agency’s English Desk plans to cover on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019 (coverage may change depending on developing/breaking stories):
MECCA - Around two million Muslim pilgrims to gather on Mt. Arafat located some 12 kilometers (around 8 miles) from Mecca for climax of spiritual journey, Hajj.
JAMMU AND KASHMIR
SRINAGAR - Following developments after India scraps special status of Muslim-majority Jammu and Kashmir region.
ALEPPO/IDLIB - Monitoring developments in Syrian civil war.
India moved on Kashmir as check on China: Scholar
By Riyaz ul Khaliq
ANKARA (AA) - India's recent move on the disputed region of Jammu and Kashmir was an attempt to check China's growing influence in the region, said a Taiwanese scholar.
Expenses of war may boost human life if spent on space
By Erdogan Cagatay Zontur
ANKARA (AA) - Humanity would have much to gain if countries around the world were to allocate their annual military budgets to research on space, our species' final frontier, even for only one year, according to experts.
Turkey's Syriac Christians hail government initiatives
By Ali Murat Alhas
ANKARA (AA) - Despite a rising tide of racism and xenophobia across the globe, Turkey remains an exception with its democratic reforms and respect-based policies towards non-Muslim minorities in the country, particularly since the early 2000s.Anadolu Agency website contains only a portion of the news stories offered to subscribers in the AA News Broadcasting System (HAS), and in summarized form. Please contact us for subscription options.