Here are the main topics Anadolu Agency’s English Desk plans to cover on Friday, April 19, 2019 (coverage may change depending on developing/breaking stories):


ISTANBUL - President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to receive head of Libya’s High Council of State Khalid Al-Mishri at Beylerbeyi Palace.

ANKARA - Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu to hold joint news conference with Polish, Romanian counterparts as part of trilateral meeting of foreign ministers. 

ISTANBUL - Energy and Natural Resources Minister Fatih Donmez to attend trilateral meeting of energy ministers of Turkey, Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan.


KHARTOUM - Following developments after new head of military administration was sworn in. 


ALEPPO / IDLIB - Desk to monitor latest developments in Syrian civil war. 


ISTANBUL - 55th edition of the Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey to continue. 

ISTANBUL - Turkey’s Anadolu Efes to face Spain's Barcelona Lassa in Turkish Airlines EuroLeague basketball playoffs.


India pursues ‘restrained global activism’: Academician

By Jeyhun Aliyev

ANKARA (AA) - India has so far exercised a form of restrained global activism in its foreign policy, staying away from major global conflicts, according to a Turkey-based Indian academician.


Syrian father holds on to life despite losing leg

By Meryem Goktas

ANKARA, Turkey / AL-BAB, Syria – Despite losing his leg in the ongoing conflict in Syria, a father of five continues to hold on to life to provide for his family.