Diary

ANKARA (AA) – Here are the main topics Anadolu Agency's English Desk plans to cover on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 (coverage may change depending on developing/breaking stories):

TURKEY

ANKARA – President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to chair Cabinet meeting at presidential complex.

ANKARA – Maltese Foreign Minister Evarist Bartolo to pay working visit to Turkey.

ANKARA – Monitoring developments in coronavirus pandemic in Turkey, worldwide.

US

WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden to pay his respects in Congressional tribute for US Capitol Police Officer William Evans.

IRAN

TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif to meet with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov.

MYANMAR

YANGON/ANKARA – Monitoring developments amid brutal crackdown on anti-coup protests in Myanmar.

SPORTS

SEVILLA/PARIS – Following UEFA Champions League quarterfinals 2nd leg games: Chelsea vs. Porto and Paris Saint-Germain vs. Bayern Munich.

THE ECONOMY

ANKARA – Turkish Statistical Institute to release industrial production, turnover, retail trade statistics for February.

SPECIAL REPORT

Bangladesh growing concerned over rising virus figures

By Md. Kamruzzaman and SM Najmus Sakib

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA) – Worries are mounting in Bangladesh over the rapid spread of coronavirus, with the country reporting record numbers of deaths and infections in the last few days.

SPECIAL REPORT

'Any non-nutritious, non-intoxicating vaccine allowed while fasting'

By Faruk Zorlu

ANKARA (AA) – While anything entering the body breaks the fast which Muslims practice during the holy month of Ramadan, it is not invalidated by any vaccine, including the COVID-19 vaccine, which does not contain nutritious or intoxicating substances, according to Turkey's top religious body.

SPECIAL REPORT

Mexican artist paints mural in Turkish capital

By Gozde Bayar

ANKARA (AA) – Mexican artist Kathrina Rupit has brought color to the Turkish capital Ankara with her mural.

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