ANKARA (AA) – Here are the main topics Anadolu Agency’s English Desk plans to cover on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018 (coverage may change depending on developing/breaking stories):
ISTANBUL – President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to attend mass opening ceremony in Istanbul.
ANKARA – Following local and international developments in case of killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
TEHRAN – Turkey’s Parliament Speaker Binali Yildirim to address meeting of Parliament Speakers on Combating Terrorism and Extremism.
PARIS/BRUSSELS/THE HAGUE – Following Yellow Vest protests in France, Belgium and the Netherlands.
MOSCOW – Russian Federal Service representative Alexey Volsky to hold a news conference on the situation in the Sea of Azov.
ALEPPO/IDLIB – Monitoring developments in Syrian civil war.
ADDIS ABABA – Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to inaugurate Industrial Park in Jimma town, 347km southwest of the capital. Sudanese and Djibouti presidents to join him.
SHAOXING – Turkish and Brazilian teams to vie against each other in the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Women's Club World Championship semi-finals in China. Vakifbank to play against Praia Clube while Eczacibasi VitrA to face Minas Tenis Clube.
Landmark nuclear arms treaty marks 31 years
By Elena Teslova
MOSCOW (AA) – The 31st anniversary of a landmark nuclear arms treaty could be its last, analysts fear, as the U.S. and Russia look for ways to withdraw from it.