Here are the main topics Anadolu Agency’s English Desk plans to cover on Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019 (coverage may change depending on developing/breaking stories):
ANKARA - President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to chair Cabinet meeting at presidential complex.
ANKARA - Central Bank to release short-term external debt statistics for June.
BERLIN - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to visit Germany in bid to break Brexit deadlock.
BERLIN - Chancellor Angela Merkel to meet Slovakian President Zuzana Caputova for talks on bilateral ties, EU, and international issues.
ROME - Following developments in wake of Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte's resignation.
MOSCOW - Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov to meet separately with German counterpart Heiko Maas and Venezuelan Vice President Delcy Rodriguez.
HELSINKI - On working visit, Russian President Vladimir Putin to meet his Finnish counterpart Sauli Niinisto.
OSLO - Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif to hold talks with Norwegian officials as part of three-nation Scandinavian tour.
ALEPPO / IDLIB - Monitoring developments in Syrian civil war.
DOHA - U.S., Taliban set to resume crucial round of Afghan peace process.
SANAA - Following developments in Aden after city's capture by pro-UAE forces.
ALGIERS - Following latest developments in recently formed National Dialogue Commission.
TUNIS - Tunisian political parties gear up for presidential polls slated for Sept. 15.
ADDIS ABABA - South Sudanese parties to Revitalized Agreement on Resolution of Conflict in South Sudan to meet in Addis Ababa.
Lifting barriers essential for Syrians' integration in Turkey
By Dilara Hamit
ANKARA (AA) - Removing barriers to integration should be the main focus of Turkey’s policy towards refugees, according to an expert on the issue.
Israel travel ban ruins Palestinian wedding in Turkey
By Qais Abu Samra
RAMALLAH (AA) - An Israeli travel ban has separated a Palestinian couple and ruined their plan to hold their wedding in Istanbul, Turkey.