ANKARA (AA) – Here are the main topics Anadolu Agency’s English Desk plans to cover on Monday, Oct. 8, 2018 (coverage may change depending on developing/breaking stories):
BUDAPEST – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan set to meet separately Hungarian counterpart Janos Ader in capital Budapest, PM Viktor Orban in the parliament. Erdogan and Orban due to hold joint news conference. Erdogan also to meet Hungarian Parliament Speaker Laszlo Kover.
BERLIN – German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas to deliver a speech on European security policy at Federal Academy for Security Policy.
TRIER – Chancellor Merkel to attend citizens' dialogue meeting on European Union’s future.
BELGRADE – NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg set to participate in military exercise “Serbia 2018 ” in the capital Belgrade. Stoltenberg will be accompanied by President Aleksandar Vucic and Prime Minister Ana Brnabic.
ZAGREB – NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg set to meet President Kolinda Grabar Kitarovic and Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic in the capital Zagreb.
GAZA CITY – Following almost-daily Palestinian demonstrations along Gaza-Israel buffer zone.
BAGHDAD – Government formation process in Iraq to be followed.
PALU – Following search and rescue operations after devastating quake.
SANAA – Monitoring developments on civil war in Yemen.
JOHANNESBURG – South African President Cyril Ramaphosa to deliver annual Desmond Tutu International Peace Lecture.
OSAKA – 2018 FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship in Japan as Turkey to play against U.S. in group match.
Troubled times ahead for Sharifs in Pakistan: analysts
By Aamir Latif
KARACHI (AA) – It seems as if the worst is not over for the Sharif family, which has occupied prominent political offices in Pakistan for nearly three decades.