ANKARA (AA) – Here are the main topics Anadolu Agency’s English Desk plans to cover on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 (coverage may change depending on developing/breaking stories):
ANKARA – President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to chair ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party’s Central Executive Board meeting at party headquarters.
ANKARA – Following latest developments in coronavirus outbreak in Turkey, worldwide.
ANKARA – Following latest cease-fire agreement for Idlib, northwestern Syria, along Turkey's southern border, reached by Turkey, Russia.
ANKARA – Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu to hold joint news conference with his Hungarian counterpart Peter Szijjarto. Cavusoglu also due to participate in fourth Brussels Conference via teleconference.
BRUSSELS – EU and UN to co-host 4th Brussels Conference to mobilize financial support for Syrian refugees as well as to work towards nationwide cease-fire, political solution in Syria.
GENEVA – UN Human Rights Council to discuss situation of rights of Rohingya Muslims and other minorities in Myanmar.
TRIPOLI – Following clashes between Libyan army and militias of warlord Khalifa Haftar.
ANKARA – Turkish Statistical Institute to release foreign trade statistics for May.
ANKARA – Treasury and Finance Ministry to reveal Turkey’s foreign debt statistics as of end of first quarter.
ANKARA – Treasury and Finance Ministry to share borrowing strategy for next three-month period.
Yalla Project revitalizing Old City of Nablus
By Salam Abu Sharar
NABLUS, Palestine (AA) – West of the Old City of Nablus, Kittaneh Brothers are busy restoring two historic buildings dating back to the Mamluk and Ottoman eras.
Obradovic's legacy in Turkey more than trophies
By Muhammed Enes Calli, Can Erozden and Satuk Bugra Kutlugun
ANKARA (AA) – Serbian head coach Zeljko Obradovic's departure from Fenerbahce Beko, after 11 trophies including a EuroLeague title, saddened many Turkish basketball lovers beyond the Istanbul club and their fans.
‘No doubt’ Turkish tourism will bounce back from virus crisis
By Tuba Sahin
ANKARA (AA) – Turkish tourism will recover from the pandemic fallout "without a doubt" thanks to its proven resilience in dealing with crises, according to the CEO of Turkish-German carrier SunExpress.
How one Spanish region became ‘coronavirus-free’
By Alyssa McMurtry
OVIEDO, Spain (AA) – As new COVID-19 outbreaks continue to spring up with growing frequency across post-lockdown Spain, a northern region has managed to become the country’s first to gain the official status of “coronavirus-free.”
Cash for favors scandal rocks British politics
By Karim El-Bar
LONDON (AA) – Robert Jenrick, Britain’s Housing, Communities and Local Government Secretary, has faced a wave of criticism over the past month, which has threatened to undermine the reputation of the ruling center-right Conservative Party.
World remains vulnerable to asteroid impacts
By Erdogan Cagatay Zontur and Jeyhun Aliyev
ANKARA (AA) – As of today, we do not have much opportunity to protect against asteroids, an astrophysicist at the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) told Anadolu Agency, marking International Asteroid Day on June 30.