ANKARA (AA) – Here are the main topics Anadolu Agency’s English Desk plans to cover on Friday, Nov. 9, 2018 (coverage may change depending on developing/breaking stories):
ISTANBUL – President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to receive Fayez al-Sarraj, head of the presidential council of Libyan government of national accord at Vahdettin Pavilion.
ANKARA – Anadolu Agency Editor's Desk to host Youth and Sports Minister Mehmet Muharrem Kasapoglu.
ANKARA – A contract for Turkey’s indigenous main battle tank Altay's mass production to be inked between the presidency of defense industries and armored vehicle manufacturer BMC.
ISTANBUL – Following case of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and national and international reactions.
ASHGABAT – Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu to have talks with Turkmen officials.
BERLIN – President Steinmeier and Chancellor Merkel to attend official commemorations to mark anniversary of Kristallnacht, a wave of violent anti-Jewish pogroms in Germany in 1938.
LONDON – Prime Minister Theresa May to join Armistice Commemorations in Belgium and France.
MOSCOW – Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov to address second round of the Moscow peace conference on Afghanistan, where first direct high-level talks between the Taliban and Afghan government will be held.
MOSCOW – Lavrov to meet with his Comorian counterpart Mohamed El-Amine Souef.
PETROPAVLOVSK – Russian President Vladimir Putin to take part in the 15th Russia-Kazakhstan Interregional Cooperation Forum together with Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev.
WASHINGTON – Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis to host Chinese State Councelor Yang Jiechi and General Wei Fenghui for security dialogue talks.
ADDIS ABABA – Horn of Africa trio Ethiopian, Somali and Eritrean leader to meet for second time to anchor recent cooperation in Amhara.
ISTANBUL – Turkish Airlines Euroleague Round 6 to conclude.
MADRID – World Karate Championships to continue in Madrid, Spain.
Bosnians mark anniversary of Mostar Bridge destruction
By Talha Ozturk
BELGRADE, Serbia (AA) – Despite the political division, economic problems or corruption in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the destruction of Old Bridge in Mostar revives heartbreaking memories every year at the beginning of November.