ANKARA (AA) – Here are the main topics Anadolu Agency's English Desk plans to cover on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021 (coverage may change depending on developing/breaking stories):
ISTANBUL – President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to attend opening ceremony of energy and natural resource projects in western province Manisa via video link at Vahdettin Mansion.
ANKARA – Following latest developments in COVID-19 outbreak in Turkey, worldwide.
PARIS – Following protests against national security bill.
JAKARTA – Following latest developments after Indonesian Sriwijaya Air flight went down at sea last Saturday.
Zimbabwe's frontline defender of human rights
By Jeffrey Moyo
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AA) – Beatrice Mutetwa, 62, a lawyer highlighting human rights issues in the southern African country of Zimbabwe has lost the count of threats and intimidation. She has been at the receiving end of authorities and interest groups over the past two decades.
Turkish Red Crescent set to step up aid in 2021
By Handan Kazanci
ISTANBUL (AA) – The Turkish Red Crescent helped 37 million people last year and wants to further boost aid in 2021, according to the charity's director.
Super Lig to host Istanbul derby in exciting title race
By Emre Asikci and Muhammed Enes Calli
ANKARA (AA) – The European side of Istanbul is set to host one of the most important derbies of Turkish football this weekend and two of Istanbul's "Big Three" will face each other to take advantage in the title race of Super Lig.