ANKARA (AA) – Here are the main topics Anadolu Agency’s English Desk plans to cover on Thursday, July 16, 2020 (coverage may change depending on developing/breaking stories):
ANKARA – Following latest developments in coronavirus outbreak in Turkey, worldwide.
ANKARA – Following latest cease-fire agreement for Idlib, northwestern Syria, along Turkey's southern border, reached by Turkey, Russia.
BRUSSELS – Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic and Kosovo’s Prime Minister Avdullah Hoti to meet for EU-sponsored talks to normalize relations between neighboring countries.
BERLIN – German Health Minister Jens Spahn to host virtual meeting of EU health ministers to discuss efforts to fight COVID-19 pandemic.
WASHINGTON – US Attorney General Bill Barr to deliver remarks on China policy.
NEW YORK – UN Security Council to debate mandate of extending peacekeeping force in Cyprus.
TRIPOLI – Following clashes between Libyan army, militias of warlord Khalifa Haftar.
ANKARA – Treasury and Finance Ministry to release Central Government Budget Balance Table for June.
LUXEMBOURG – European statistical office to reveal international trade figures for May.
LAUSANNE – Turkish football club Trabzonspor to attend Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) hearing about its one-year-ban from European tournaments.
Pakistan: Experts say too early to declare victory against virus
By Aamir Latif
KARACHI, Pakistan (AA) – New coronavirus cases in Pakistan have continued to decline in the past two weeks — a development the government of Prime Minister Imran Khan dubbed as the result of its "successful" anti-COVID-19 strategy.
Turkish TV series Dirilis Ertugrul giving ‘hope’ to Kashmiris
By Nusrat Sidiq
SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir (AA) – A popular Turkish television series viewed by residents in Indian-administered Kashmir amid the coronavirus pandemic is “relatable” to their day-to-day suffering, a political analyst said.
US-China open fangs in Asian waters
By Iftikhar Gilani
ANKARA (AA) – As India and China agree to disengage and withdraw troops from rear bases to end a face-off along the undermarked land boundaries in the Himalayas, tensions have shifted to the waters of the Indo-Pacific region.