Here are the main topics Anadolu Agency’s English Desk plans to cover on Friday, Dec. 13, 2019 (coverage may change depending on developing/breaking stories):
ANKARA - Turkish Statistical Institute to release Industrial Production Index for October.
LONDON - Following reactions to UK election results.
BRUSSELS - Second-day session of EU leaders' summit to be held.
WASHINGTON - House Judiciary Committee to vote on articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump.
BAGHDAD - Monitoring anti-government protests in capital Baghdad and southern provinces.
ALEPPO/IDLIB/HASAKAH/RAQQA -Monitoring developments in Syrian civil war.
DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO
KINSHASA - President Felix Tshisekedi to address joint parliamentary session.
Sudan’s premier on long walk to lift US sanctions
By Mohammed Amin
KHARTOUM (AA) - A recent visit by Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok to Washington that failed to remove Sudan from the U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism has left many Sudanese desperate.
Turkey remains world's largest flour exporter
By Gokhan Ergocun
ISTANBUL (AA) - Turkey will close the year as the world's largest flour exporter, said director of the International Association of Operative Millers (IAOM) Eurasia.
Artistic gymnastics: Turkey's 1st gold medalist aims Olympic medal
By Emre Asikci
ANKARA (AA) - Ibrahim Colak, a Turkish athlete who recently won the first ever gold medal for his country in Word Artistic Gymnastics Champions, now aims to win a 2020 Summer Olympics medal in Tokyo.
Chess helps to transform lives of people with disabilities
By Muhammed Enes Calli and Emre Asikci
ANKARA (AA) - Chess encourages disabled people to change their lives, breaking barriers and leading to many inspiring stories both in Turkey and the world at large.
Mevlana Rumi poetry therapy for psychiatric patients
By Iftikhar Gilani
ANKARA (AA) - When Fatima, 55, showed signs of depression, after her only son disappeared in custody of security forces in Indian-administered Jammu and Kashmir, doctors at the psychiatric hospital told her to visit a shrine and listen to Sufi musical composition inspired by the works of Mevlana Jalaludin Rumi.
Ethiopia: Contemporary painting and sculpture in dire straits
By Seleshi Tessema and Ibrahim Tigli
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - The walls, domes and the exterior of the magnificent Medhane Alem church in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa are embellished with colorful portraits and life-size paintings of the saints of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church.