Here are the main topics Anadolu Agency’s English Desk plans to cover on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019
Here are the main topics Anadolu Agency’s English Desk plans to cover on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019 (coverage may change depending on developing/breaking stories):
KASTAMONU / CORUM - President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to address nation in campaign rallies in the Black Sea provinces of Kastamonu and Corum for local March 31 elections.
ISTANBUL - Following developments on deadly building collapse in Kartal district.
ANKARA - Turkey’s statistical authority TurkStat to release red meat production statistics for last quarter of 2018.
ANKARA - The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) to release unemployment bulletin for December 2018.
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump's special envoy for Venezuela Elliott Abrams to testify in Democratic-led House of Representatives.
LONDON - Prime Minister Theresa May is expected to make statement on Brexit in House of Commons.
BERLIN - German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas to meet UN special envoy for Syria Geir Pedersen.
BRUSSELS - NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg to hold news conference on upcoming NATO defense ministers meeting at its headquarters in Brussels on Feb. 13-14.
KAZAN - President Vladimir Putin to host expanded meeting of State Council Presidium.
MOSCOW - Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov to meet with his Finnish counterpart Timo Soini.
MOSCOW - Lavrov also to meet with representatives of all major Palestinian political organizations.
MOSCOW - Presidential Envoy for Afghanistan Zamir Kabulov to hold news conference.
CARACAS - Monitoring developments amid calls for protests by supporters and opponents of President Nicolas Maduro.
ALEPPO / IDLIB - Monitoring developments in Syrian civil war in wake of US decision to withdraw troops.
ISTANBUL - Turkey's Fenerbahce to face Russia's Zenit at home in the first leg of UEFA Europa League last 32 round match.
ROME / LONDON - The first leg of UEFA Champions League last 16 round matches to kick off. Roma to face Porto, Manchester United to play against Paris Saint-Germain (PSG).
'Unemployment, economy key issues for India's election'
By Riyaz Khaliq
ANKARA (AA) – India’s much-anticipated general elections are due by May, and a new government will be in office by early June.
'Turkey model for Europe in multiculturalism'
By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal
LONDON (AA) - Turkey is a centre for multiculturalism and it is the precursor of the European Union, a spokesman from Turkey’s Catholic congregation said.
'Lingering Rohingya repatriation risks radicalism'
By Md. Kamruzzaman
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA) - Bangladeshi Foreign Minister Dr. A. K. Abdul Momen warned of formation of pockets of radicalism among Rohingya refugees who have taken shelter in Bangladesh after fleeing crackdown in Myanmar.Anadolu Agency website contains only a portion of the news stories offered to subscribers in the AA News Broadcasting System (HAS), and in summarized form. Please contact us for subscription options.