ANKARA (AA) – Here are the main topics Anadolu Agency’s English Desk plans to cover on Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, (coverage may change depending on developing/breaking stories):
ANKARA – Following Rohingya Genocide Remembrance Day events across the world.
CAIRO – Following crackdown on opposition figures amid calls for popular protests against al-Sisi regime.
BEIRUT/AMMAN – Repatriation process continues for Syrian refugees who took shelter in Lebanon and Jordan.
BASRA – Following ongoing protests in southern Iraq against unemployment, poor public services, and government corruption.
BAGHDAD – Leading political parties and blocs discuss outlines of Iraq’s incoming government.
TEHRAN – Following continued tension between Tehran, Washington over controversial US decision to re-impose sanctions.
ALEPPO / IDLIB / HOMS – Monitoring Syrian civil war, Assad regime attacks.
SANAA – Following developments in civil war.
German CEO sees rebound in Turkish tourism sector
By Tuba Sahin
ANKARA – The attractiveness of Turkey rebounded especially for European tourists in 2018, says the CEO of Turkish-German carrier SunExpress
One year since influx, Rohingya life in Bangladesh
By Mutasim Billah
COX’S BAZAR – Almost one million Rohingya people have led their lives on the brink in the Cox’s Bazar refugee camp in Bangladesh since Aug. 25, 2017, when forces in neighboring Myanmar launched a crackdown on the minority Muslim community.