ANKARA (AA) – Here are the main topics Anadolu Agency’s English Desk plans to cover on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018 (coverage may change depending on developing/breaking stories):
ISTANBUL – President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to attend Turkey-Africa Business and Economy Forum.
ISTANBUL – Erdogan also to meet his Ethiopian counterpart Mulatu Teshome. He also to receive Rwandan Prime Minister Edouard Ngirente, Iraq’s Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halbusi, and Kuwaiti Parliament Speaker Merzuk Ali El Ganim.
ANKARA – TurkStat to release foreign trade index for August.
WASHINGTON – Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to deliver remarks at Jewish Institute for National Security of America.
FRANKFURT – Opening of Frankfurt Book Fair, international publishing industry's biggest trade fair.
ULYANOVSK – President Vladimir Putin to take part in VII International Sports Forum "Russia − A Sports Power."
BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA
SARAJEVO – Following aftermath of explosion at Brod oil refinery in northern city of Brod.
ZAGREB – Following Prsten Zagreb Business Forum 2018 organized by Prsten Bosnian Croats Association.
IDLIB – Under Turkey-Russia agreement, opposition factions withdraw heavy weapons from front lines.
GAZA CITY – Following Palestinian demonstrations along heavily fortified Gaza-Israel buffer zone.
PALU – Following developments in region after earthquake, tsunami disaster.
SANAA – Monitoring developments on civil war in Yemen.
TEL AVIV – Following developments on Syria's acquisition of Russian S-300 air-defense system.
BEIRUT/AMMAN – Repatriation process continues for Syrian refugees in Lebanon and Jordan.
ANTALYA – Second stage of 54th Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey in Alanya, Antalya, on the Turkish Mediterranean.
OSAKA – Turkey to face Azerbaijan in second round of Group F in FIVB Volleyball Women's Championship in Japan.