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Here are the main topics Anadolu Agency’s English Desk plans to cover on Friday, Nov. 9, 2018

09.11.2018
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Here are the main topics Anadolu Agency’s English Desk plans to cover on Friday, Nov. 9, 2018 (coverage may change depending on developing/breaking stories):

TURKEY

ISTANBUL - President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to receive Fayez al-Sarraj, head of the presidential council of Libyan government of national accord at Vahdettin Pavilion.

ANKARA - Anadolu Agency Editor's Desk to host Youth and Sports Minister Mehmet Muharrem Kasapoglu.

ANKARA - A contract for Turkey’s indigenous main battle tank Altay's mass production to be inked between the presidency of defense industries and armored vehicle manufacturer BMC.

ISTANBUL - Following case of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and national and international reactions.

TURKMENISTAN

ASHGABAT - Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu to have talks with Turkmen officials.

GERMANY

BERLIN - President Steinmeier and Chancellor Merkel to attend official commemorations to mark anniversary of Kristallnacht, a wave of violent anti-Jewish pogroms in Germany in 1938.

U.K.

LONDON - Prime Minister Theresa May to join Armistice Commemorations in Belgium and France.

RUSSIA

MOSCOW - Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov to address second round of the Moscow peace conference on Afghanistan, where first direct high-level talks between the Taliban and Afghan government will be held.

MOSCOW - Lavrov to meet with his Comorian counterpart Mohamed El-Amine Souef.

KAZAKHSTAN

PETROPAVLOVSK - Russian President Vladimir Putin to take part in the 15th Russia-Kazakhstan Interregional Cooperation Forum together with Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev.

U.S.

WASHINGTON - Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis to host Chinese State Councelor Yang Jiechi and General Wei Fenghui for security dialogue talks.

ETHIOPIA

ADDIS ABABA - Horn of Africa trio Ethiopian, Somali and Eritrean leader to meet for second time to anchor recent cooperation in Amhara.

SPORTS

ISTANBUL - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Round 6 to conclude.

MADRID - World Karate Championships to continue in Madrid, Spain.

SERBIA

Bosnians mark anniversary of Mostar Bridge destruction

By Talha Ozturk

BELGRADE, Serbia (AA) - Despite the political division, economic problems or corruption in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the destruction of Old Bridge in Mostar revives heartbreaking memories every year at the beginning of November.

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