Diary

Alaturka Amerika ABD Haberleri

ANKARA (AA) – Here are the main topics Anadolu Agency's English Desk plans to cover on Friday, April 3, 2020 (coverage may change depending on developing/breaking stories):

TURKEY

ANKARA – Health Minister Fahrettin Koca to hold news conference following Turkey’s Coronavirus Science Board meeting.

ANKARA – Following latest cease-fire agreement for Idlib, northwestern Syria, brokered by Turkey and Russia.

ANKARA – Following latest developments on coronavirus outbreak in Turkey, worldwide.

US

WASHINGTON – Members of White House’s Coronavirus Task Force to hold press briefing.

NEW YORK – UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres to release report on impact of his call for global cease-fire.

BELGIUM

BRUSSELS – Foreign ministers of EU countries to meet via video conference call.

LIBYA / RUSSIA / TURKEY

TRIPOLI / MOSCOW / ANKARA – Monitoring diplomatic initiatives to resolve Libyan crisis.

IRAQ

BAGHDAD – Following efforts by Adnan al-Zurfi to form government.

THE ECONOMY

ANKARA – Turkish Statistical Institute to release inflation figures for March.

LUXEMBOURG – European statistical office Eurostat to reveal retail trade statistics for February.

SPORTS

ANKARA – Following impact of coronavirus pandemic on sports.

SPECIAL REPORT

Indonesian workers in Malaysia face uncertain fate in face of virus

By Pizaro Gozali Idrus

JAKARTA (AA) – An Indonesian woman’s dream to have a better life by working as a migrant worker in Malaysia is gone.

SPECIAL REPORT

Asia-Pacific health workers risk all to fight COVID-19

By Kiran Butt

LAHORE, Pakistan (AA) – Thousands of health workers across the Asia-Pacific region are risking their lives on the frontlines as they battle the coronavirus pandemic.

SPECIAL REPORT

COVID-19: Afghan refugees in Pakistan seek world’s help

By Aamir Latif

KARACHI, Pakistan (AA) – Nestled on the northern outskirts of Pakistan’s most populous city of Karachi is a dusty, sprawling locality with limited access to healthcare and basic sanitation which is home to nearly 250,000 Afghan refugees who were forced from their country by a lingering conflict.

SPECIAL REPORT

'Vast tracts of land laden with mines in Kashmir'

By Hilal Mir

SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir (AA) – As the world observes International Day for Mine Awareness on Saturday, a noted human rights activist in India-administered Kashmir, also a landmine victim, said that responses of governments to deal with the menace has been disappointing.

SPECIAL REPORT

UK: Death of 4 immigrant doctors busts many myths

By Ahmed Asmar

ANKARA (AA) – The death of four Muslim immigrant doctors in the U.K has busted the myths harbored by anti-immigrant groups and has highlighted their contribution to British society.

SPECIAL REPORT

Stories of Palestinian villages, people in virtual world

By Salam Abu Sharar

RAMALLAH, Palestine (AA) – Amid lockdown and threat of coronavirus pandemic, a Palestinian activist group has launched a virtual project to preserve the history of the land and record daily lives in villages and countryside.


SPECIAL REPORT

Ethiopia: Dam dispute stokes anti-Egypt feelings

By Seleshi Tessema


ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AA) – For the last 12 years, around four days a week, when the light appears over the skies of the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa, Tsehay Wulo, 55, ascends to Entoto, a forested mountain north of the capital.


SPECIAL REPORT

How economists evaluate coronavirus driven policies so far

By Aysu Bicer

ANKARA (AA) – Well-respected economists from all around the world have analyzed the interaction between containment measures and economic activity, evaluating some policy responses to the coronavirus-driven economic crisis by looking at the U.S. example.

SPECIAL REPORT

Talent factory Ajax impact Dutch football for 120 years

By Can Erozden

ANKARA (AA) – Ajax Amsterdam have reigned the football in the Netherlands since 1900, winning dozens of titles and providing global stars, as 2020 marks the 120th anniversary of the club's foundation.

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