ANKARA (AA) – Here are the main topics Anadolu Agency’s English Desk plans to cover on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018 (coverage may change depending on developing/breaking stories):
ANKARA – Anadolu Agency Editor's Desk to host Transport and Infrastructure Minister Cahit Turhan.
ANKARA – Turkey’s Ministry of Treasury and Finance to release central government’s budget balance table for October.
ANKARA – TurkStat to release labor force statistics for August, and health expenditure statistics for 2017.
ANKARA – Turkish Central Bank to release September figures of outstanding loans received from abroad by private sector.
ANKARA – Eurostat to release international trade in goods statistics for September.
ANKARA – ACEA, the European Automobile Manufacturers' Association, to release new passenger car registrations statistics for October.
ISTANBUL – Desk to follow local and international reactions about killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
TURKISH REPUBLIC OF NORTHERN CYPRUS
LEFKOSA – Turkey’s Vice President Fuat Oktay to attend ceremonies marking 35th foundation anniversary of Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.
LEFKOSA – Oktay to meet Turkish Cypriot President Mustafa Akinci, Parliament Speaker Teberruken Ulucay and Prime Minister Tufan Erhurman.
WASHINGTON – US judge to rule on CNN request to reinstate its journalist Jim Acosta’s White House credential.
LONDON – Prime Minister Theresa May to give statement on draft Brexit deal reached with EU at House of Commons.
BERLIN – Chancellor Angela Merkel to hold news conference after special Cabinet meeting on digitalization.
BAGHDAD – President Barham Salih to visit Jordanian capital Amman for talks with officials.
CAIRO – Arab League to convene emergency meeting to discuss recent events in blockaded Gaza Strip.
GAZA CITY – Following Israeli attacks on blockaded Gaza Strip.
GAZA CITY – Following reactions to Tuesday’s Egypt-brokered truce between Israel and Palestinian resistance factions.
TEL AVIV – Israel’s Likud-led coalition government faces fresh crisis following Wednesday’s resignation of Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman.
ALEPPO/IDLIB – Monitoring developments in Syrian Civil War.
ISTANBUL/ATHENS – THY Euroleague Round 7 matches to tip off. Turkey's Darussafaka Tekfen to face Italy’s AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milan while Fenerbahce to play against Greek Olympiakos.
S. Sudan rejects doubts over peace deal implementation
By Addis Getachew
ADDIS ABABA – South Sudan has criticized skepticism from some quarters on the commitment of the country’s political parties to implement the latest peace deal.