Diary

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):

TURKEY

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.

US

WASHINGTON – Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to deliver remarks at Jewish Institute for National Security of America.

GERMANY

FRANKFURT – Opening of Frankfurt Book Fair, international publishing industry's biggest trade fair.

RUSSIA

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.

CROATIA

ZAGREB – Following Prsten Zagreb Business Forum 2018 organized by Prsten Bosnian Croats Association.

SYRIA

IDLIB – Under Turkey-Russia agreement, opposition factions withdraw heavy weapons from front lines.

PALESTINE

GAZA CITY – Following Palestinian demonstrations along heavily fortified Gaza-Israel buffer zone.

INDONESIA

PALU – Following developments in region after earthquake, tsunami disaster.

YEMEN

SANAA – Monitoring developments on civil war in Yemen.

ISRAEL

TEL AVIV – Following developments on Syria's acquisition of Russian S-300 air-defense system.

JORDAN

BEIRUT/AMMAN – Repatriation process continues for Syrian refugees in Lebanon and Jordan.

SPORTS

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.

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