Press agenda on December 16

Here are the main topics World Bulletin’s English Desk plans to cover on Saturday Dec. 16, 2017

Press agenda on December 16

World Bulletin / News Desk

TURKEY

ISTANBUL- President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to attend Meridyen Association’s 7th Hadith and Sira Studies Awards Ceremony.

YALOVA - Erdogan to attend Yalova Provincial Congress of his ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party.

ARTVIN/ARDAHAN - Prime Minister Binali Yildirim to attend AK Party's 6th Ordinary Provincial Congresses in Artvin and Ardahan, and later visit local governorships in both provinces.

ISTANBUL - Yildirim to attend ceremony marking 63rd anniversary of Chamber of Marine Engineers under Union of Chambers of Turkish Engineers and Architects (TMMOB).

ANKARA – Follow up developments after Organization of the Islamic Cooperation (OIC) recognized East Jerusalem as the capital of Palestine.

 

SOUTH AFRICA

JOHANNESBURG - Ruling African National Congress (ANC) begins four-day congress where they are set to elect new party leaders in highly contested election; President Jacob Zuma to step down after two terms at party helm.

 

INDONESIA

JAKARTA - Following aftermath of 6.9 magnitude earthquake in southern island of Java which killed at least two people and damaged hundreds of buildings.

 

PHILIPPINES

ZAMBOANGA CITY - Following landfall of tropical storm Urduja, which has so far killed at least two people, injured several, with many more missing, brought down power lines, and produced landslides, with winds of 60-100 kph.

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