Diary

ANKARA

Here are the main topics Anadolu Agency's English Desk plans to cover on Sunday, April 18, 2021 (coverage may change depending on developing/breaking stories):

TURKEY

ANKARA - Monitoring developments on coronavirus pandemic in Turkey, worldwide.

MYANMAR

YANGON/ANKARA - Monitoring developments amid brutal crackdown on anti-coup protests in Myanmar.

SPECIAL REPORT

Zimbabwe: Falling economy, rights issues rob Independence Day festivities

By Jeffrey Moyo

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AA) – A cross-section of people in Zimbabwe say that rising levels of poverty, lack of freedom, and human rights issues have cast a shadow on the 41st Independence Day celebrations being observed on Saturday.

SPECIAL REPORT

COVID-19 surge rattles hospitals in India

By Ahmad Adil

NEW DELHI (AA) - In New Delhi, one sound is conspicuous these days -- the siren of ambulances. More so outside the Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan Hospital, one of India's largest COVID-19 facilities.

SPECIAL REPORT

Pandemic steals psychological health, students say

By Merve Berker

ANKARA (AA) - Anadolu Agency spoke with university students in Istanbul to get a sense about how the coronavirus pandemic has affected their lives, what it taught or brought, took away, as well as what they missed the most.

SPECIAL REPORT

Syrians in Demark in limbo after ruling by authorities

By Busra Nur Cakmak

ANKARA (AA) - Rasha Kairout could be stripped of her residence permit and asylum status after Denmark deemed Damascus and surrounding areas safe for the return of refugees.