Here are the main topics Anadolu Agency’s English Desk plans to cover on Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019 (coverage may change depending on developing/breaking stories):


ANKARA - Following developments after Turkey-US deal, which paused Operation Peace Spring in northern Syria for 120 hours.


BERN - Voters to decide new Swiss parliament for next 4 years.


South China Sea: Opportunities for ASEAN?

By Pizaro Gozali 

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AA) - Malaysia's foreign minister said on Sunday that his country must boost its naval capabilities to face the worst case scenario of the South China Sea conflict.


Robotic surgery offers operations made from distance

By Erdogan Cagatay Zontur

ANKARA (AA) - Robotic surgery, a method that emerged with the development of space technology, was originally conceived and designed to allow doctors to operate on their patients even though they are not physically in the same location.

Over the years, it has taken an important place with the way operations are currently carried out.