ANKARA (AA) – Here are the main topics Anadolu Agency's English Desk plans to cover on Monday, July 5, 2021 (coverage may change depending on developing/breaking stories):
ANKARA – President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to attend multiple opening ceremonies at the Presidential Complex, chair Cabinet meeting.
ANKARA – Following normalization process in Turkey amid drop in COVID-19 cases, plus worldwide pandemic situation.
JERUSALEM – Following aftermath of May cease-fire agreement between Israel, Hamas.
YANGON – Monitoring developments after February military coup that triggered violent protests, crackdown.
ANKARA – TurkStat to release inflation figures for June.
LONDON – Following Round of 16 in men's and women's singles in 2021 Wimbledon.
Uncertain times make young Afghans think of fleeing
By Shadi Khan Saif
KABUL, Afghanistan (AA) – With one of the world’s youngest and fastest growing populations, Afghanistan is struggling to tap into this immense wealth as dire threats of war force many of its promising youths to flee abroad.
ANALYSIS – Turkey's possible Afghanistan mission: Opportunities and challenges
By Rahimullah Farzam
ISTANBUL (AA) – The Taliban’s advance continues as US troops and NATO forces withdraw from Afghanistan. Nearly 90 of the country’s 388 districts have fallen into the hands of the Taliban since US President Joe Biden announced his withdrawal plan in April.
Questions remain about southern African bloc’s force deployment to Mozambique
By James Tasamba
KIGALI, Rwanda (AA) – The announcement last week about a decision by southern African leaders to deploy a regional military force to Mozambique to help it battle insurgency has left many unanswered questions.
Climate change ‘greatest threat’ to livelihoods, security of Pacific people: Expert
By Burak Bir
ANKARA (AA) – An environmental official said climate change is "the single greatest threat" to Pacific peoples' livelihoods and security as he highlighted the devastating effects of extreme weather events.