UPDATE – Diary

Alaturka Amerika ABD Haberleri

UPDATES WITH ADDITION

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):

TURKEY

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.

PAKISTAN

KARACHI – Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu to attend opening ceremony of new consulate building in Karachi province.

INDONESIA

JAKARTA – Search teams continue work at site of Sriwijaya Air flight that went down at sea last Saturday.

UGANDA

KAMPALA – Over 17 million Ugandans go to the polls to elect a president and members of parliament.

THE ECONOMY

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

SPECIAL REPORT

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.

SPECIAL REPORT

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.

SPECIAL REPORT

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.

SPECIAL REPORT

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.

SPECIAL REPORT

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.

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