ANKARA (AA) – Here are the main topics Anadolu Agency’s English Desk plans to cover on Tuesday, April 7, 2020 (coverage may change depending on developing/breaking stories):
ANKARA – Health Minister Fahrettin Koca to hold news conference following Coronavirus Science Board meeting.
ANKARA – Following latest developments on coronavirus outbreak in Turkey, 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 press briefing.
LONDON – Following developments on British Prime Minister Boris Johnson after he was admitted to intensive care with coronavirus.
BAGHDAD – Following efforts by Adnan al-Zurfi to form government plus Shia groups’ push to make intelligence chief Mustafa al-Kazemi prime minister instead of al-Zurfi.
LIBYA / RUSSIA / TURKEY
TRIPOLI / MOSCOW / ANKARA – Monitoring diplomatic initiatives to resolve Libyan crisis.
KIGALI – Commemorations of 26th anniversary of 1994 genocide of over 1 million ethnic Tutsis.
ANKARA – Turkish Treasury and Finance Ministry to announce cash realizations for March.
ANKARA – Following coronavirus' impact on world of sports
Turkey takes sweeping steps to cushion coronavirus fallout
By Gokhan Ergocun
ISTANBUL (AA) – Turkey has taken sweeping steps to cushion the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic to protect both employers and employees.
Turkey: Elderly not forgotten amid pandemic
By Ali Murat Alhas
ANKARA (AA) – With millions of senior citizens in Turkey confined to their homes due to the coronavirus pandemic, Turkish authorities are ensuring their daily needs are met swiftly and help is just a phone call away.
'No long-term harm to athletes with mild coronavirus'
By Can Erozden
ANKARA (AA) – After recovery from a mild case of coronavirus, professional athletes should not face any major harm to their lungs, according to a Turkish physician.
India: As COVID-19 cases rise, experts call for more testing
By Ahmad Adil
CHANDIGARH (AA) – While the number of coronavirus cases continues to rise in India and the death toll climbed to 111 on Monday, health experts have called for more testing in the country.
While warding off virus, moistening needed to protect skin
By Davut Demircan
ANKARA (AA) – Washing hands to stem the spread of coronavirus is essential, but using disinfectant and cologne carelessly can harm your skin, said an expert.