Here are the main topics Anadolu Agency’s English Desk plans to cover on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019
Here are the main topics Anadolu Agency’s English Desk plans to cover on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019 (coverage may change depending on developing/breaking stories):
ANKARA - President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to attend ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party's parliamentary group meeting, chair Cabinet meeting at Presidential Complex.
ANKARA - Parliament Speaker Binali Yildirim to separately receive ambassadors of Rwanda, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC), Portugal, Kazakhstan and Cuba.
ANKARA - Turkish Statistical Institute to release Labor Force Statistics (Unemployment Rate) for October 2018, and Turnover Indices for November 2018.
ANKARA - Treasury and Finance Ministry to announce Central Government Budget Balance Table for December 2018.
BERLIN - Security personnel at Germany’s eight major airports to stage warning strikes amid ongoing dispute over pay rise.
LONDON - British Prime Minister Theresa May to seek approval from House of Commons for her Brexit deal in key vote.
MOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin to meet with Zimbabwean counterpart Emmerson Mnangagwa.
MOSCOW - Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov to meet with senior political leader of Hamas Ismail Haniyeh.
ALEPPO/IDLIB - Monitoring developments in Syrian civil war in wake of U.S. decision to withdraw its troops.
SANAA - Monitoring developments in humanitarian crisis amid civil war.
Crunch time for Brexit as lawmakers prepare to vote
By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal
LONDON (AA) - British Prime Minister Theresa May is seeking much needed approval from the House of Commons for her European Union withdrawal agreement in a historical vote to be held Tuesday evening.