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ANKARA (AA) – Here are the main topics Anadolu Agency's English Desk plans to cover on Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021 (coverage may change depending on developing/breaking stories):
ANKARA – President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to chair his ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party’s Central Executive Board meeting at party headquarters.
ANKARA – Following latest developments in COVID-19 outbreak in Turkey, worldwide.
KARACHI – Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu to attend opening ceremony of new consulate building in Karachi province.
JAKARTA – Search teams continue work at site of Sriwijaya Air flight that went down at sea last Saturday.
KAMPALA – Over 17 million Ugandans go to the polls to elect a president and members of parliament.
ANKARA – Turkish Statistical Institute to release house sales statistics for December
ANKARA – Turkey's Central Bank to reveal private sector's foreign debt statistics for November
Pakistan, Turkey have enviable relations: Air chief
By Mehmet Ozturk and Faruk Tokat
ANKARA (AA) – Pakistan and Turkey enjoy a unique and enviable relationship, Pakistan’s air chief told Anadolu Agency in an exclusive interview.
Is Mexico becoming a militarized state?
By Jorge Antonio Rocha
MEXICO CITY (AA) – Ever since he first took office in 2018, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has found a strong and reliable ally in the armed forces, but militarization in Mexico has shown signs of severe and troublesome disadvantages.
Air in Tehran ‘unbreathable’ as pollution peaks
By Syed Zafar Mehdi
TEHRAN (AA) – For the past several weeks, the air in Tehran and some other major metropolises across Iran has become irrespirable, with the pollution index touching dangerously high levels.
South Sudan's flood victims hit by food, water shortage
By Benjamin Takpiny
JUBA, South Sudan (AA) – People who fled devastating floods in South Sudan’s Jonglei state to Mangalla in Central Equatoria state said they are now facing a new challenge — a severe lack of food and water.
US terror label of Houthis raises concerns over Yemen
By Mohammed Alragawi
ISTANBUL (AA) – Just days before leaving office, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has unveiled plans to designate Yemen’s Houthi rebels as a foreign terrorist organization.