ANKARA (AA) – Here are the main topics Anadolu Agency's English Desk plans to cover on Monday, March 30, 2020 (coverage may change depending on developing/breaking stories):
ANKARA – Turkey’s Coronavirus Science Board meeting to be held in capital Ankara.
ANKARA – Following latest developments on coronavirus outbreak in Turkey and worldwide.
ANKARA – Following latest cease-fire agreement for Idlib, northwestern Syria, brokered by Turkey and Russia.
WASHINGTON – Members of White House’s Coronavirus Task Force to hold news briefing.
GENEVA – World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom to hold news conference on coronavirus.
BRUSSELS- Ceremony to be held at NATO headquarters for 30th member North Macedonia.
LIBYA / RUSSIA / TURKEY
TRIPOLI / MOSCOW / ANKARA – Monitoring diplomatic initiatives to resolve Libyan crisis.
BAGHDAD – Following efforts by Adnan al-Zurfi to form government.
RAMALLAH/ GAZA CITY- Palestinians to mark 44th anniversary of the Land Day.
French nursing home workers quarantine with residents
By Cindi Cook
PARIS (AA) – Medical personnel are being praised worldwide for their role on the front lines of the battle against the novel coronavirus, including in France, where posters with the word “Merci!" cover bus stops, Parisians applaud from their windows every night in a mass show of gratitude and even the Eiffel Tower is lit up with a projected message of "Thank you!"
Jordanians, refugees unite to fight coronavirus
By Laith al-Juneidi
AMMAN (AA) – Hauran region in northern Jordan is home to thousands of Syrian refugees, who fled a nine-year civil war in their home country. Refugees have mingled together with local residents, making the region a perfect example of co-existence at a time the kingdom is fighting the spread of the novel coronavirus.
On Land Day, Palestinians recall heroic Great March of Return
By Nesma Seyam
GAZA CITY (AA) – On the 44th anniversary of Land Day, Palestinians from the Gaza Strip recall the heroic Great March of Return, in which hundreds of Palestinians were killed and thousands were injured while rallying for their right to return.