ANKARA (AA) – Here are the main topics Anadolu Agency’s English Desk plans to cover on Friday, Oct. 5, 2018 (coverage may change depending on developing/breaking stories):
ANKARA – Turkey's Treasury and Finance Ministry to report treasury cash realizations in September.
ANKARA – Eurostat to release the house price index for the second quarter of 2018.
BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA
SARAJEVO – Bosnia and Herzegovina's Central Election Commission to hold a press conference ahead of Sunday's general elections.
OSLO – Following ceremony of 2018 Nobel Peace Prize.
NEW DELHI – Russian President Vladimir Putin to meet Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and attend the Russia-India Business Forum.
PALU – Following search and rescue operations amid Indonesian quake.
GAZA CITY – Following almost-daily Palestinian demonstrations along Gaza-Israel buffer zone.
TEL AVIV/DAMASCUS – Following developments pertaining to Syria’s acquisition of Russian-made S-300 air-defense system.
ERBIL – Awaiting results of Sept. 30 parliament polls in northern Iraq’s Kurdish region.
BEIRUT/AMMAN – Repatriation process continues for Syrian refugees in Lebanon, Jordan.
Pakistani religious leaders to work for Afghan peace
By Islamuddin Sajid
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AA) – Pakistan's key religious leaders have assured an Afghan government-sponsored peace council that they will do their part to help end Afghanistan’s decades-long conflict.
Pakistan: Population of endangered green turtle on rise
By Aamir Latif
KARACHI, Pakistan (AA) – Karachi’s glistening beaches attract thousands of picnickers daily because of their shallow waters and sandy nature but they are also home to rare green turtles — once the prime candidate for extinction.