ANKARA (AA) – Here are the main topics Anadolu Agency’s English Desk plans to cover on Friday, April 26, 2019 (coverage may change depending on developing/breaking stories):
ANKARA – President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to chair Legal Policy Board meeting at presidential palace.
ANKARA – Erdogan later to receive New Zealand Parliament Speaker Trevor Mallard.
ANKARA – Parliament Speaker Mustafa Sentop to also meet with his New Zealand counterpart.
ANKARA – Central Bank of Turkey to release international reserves and foreign currency liquidity figures as of March.
WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump to host Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at White House.
LONDON – Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt to hold meeting on Yemen with his Saudi and UAE counterparts in London.
MOSCOW – Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov to hold news conference.
BEIJING – Russian President Vladimir Putin to meet with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping.
NUR-SULTAN – Joint declaration to be adopted in plenary sitting of 12th regular intra-Syrian talks held as part of Astana Process.
KHARTOUM – Following developments after new head of military administration was sworn in.
TRIPOLI – Monitoring developments after Khalifa Haftar, who commands forces loyal to Libya’s eastern government, launches campaign to capture capital Tripoli, where UN-recognized unity government is based.
ALEPPO/IDLIB – Monitoring developments in Syrian civil war.
Son of Algeria, hero of glorious defeats: Abbasi Madani
By Vakkas Dogantekin
ANKARA (AA) – Prominent Algerian opposition leader Abbassi Madani passed away in Qatar on Wednesday at the age of 88.
Democratic candidates for 2020: An overview
By Michael Hernandez
WASHINGTON (AA) – With former Vice President Joe Biden officially announcing his candidacy, the list of nearly two dozen Democrats seeking the party's nomination has steadily drawn into focus.
Spiraling prices sour dates in Pakistan
By Aamir Latif
KARACHI, Pakistan (AA) – Behind skyscrapers and encroached by an illegal transport terminal, a bumpy street leads to Karachi’s famous Khajoor (date) market.
Turks away from Turkey vote in Indian elections
By Iftikhar Gilani
SAMBHAL, India (AA) – Thousands of miles away from Turkey and 200 kilometers (124 miles) east of India’s national capital New Delhi, some 1 million voters of Turkish descent voted in India's ongoing general elections early this week.