Press agenda on February 23

Here are the main topics World Bulletin’s English Desk plans to cover Thursday Feb. 23, 2017

Press agenda on February 23

World Bulletin / News Desk

 

TURKEY

ANKARA - President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to receive separately Prime Minister Binali Yildirim, National Intelligence Organization chief Hakan Fidan, Chief of General Staff Gen. Hulusi Akar at presidential palace.

ANKARA - Yildirim to meet Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, attend Pakistan-Turkey cooperation council.

ANKARA - Sharif to visit parliament.

 

SWITZERLAND

GENEVA - Fresh round of Syria peace talks to begin. Bilateral meetings hosted by UN envoy on Syria Staffan de Mistura with government, opposition delegations.

 

GERMANY

BERLIN - Chancellor Angela Merkel to meet Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis for talks on NATO, EU-Russia relations.

 

FRANCE

PARIS - Presidential candidate for far-right Front National Marine Le Pen to hold news conference.

 

UNITED KINGDOM

LONDON - Prime Minister Theresa May to host the United Arab Emirates' Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan for talks on trade.

LONDON - Parliamentary by-elections in Stoke-on-Trent, Copeland.

LONDON – Opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn to host Party of European Socialists meeting.

 

GAMBIA

Gambian president pledges to recover stolen assets​

BANJUL, Gambia (AA) - Gambia’s incoming government will do “everything possible” to recover assets and funds stolen during former President Yahya Jammeh’s 22-year rule, the new president has said.

 

SEOUL

North Korea’s state media breaks a 10-day silence on the murder of Kim Jong-Un’s half brother, launching a ferocious assault on Malaysia for “immoral” handling of the case and for playing politics with the corpse.

 

MEXICO CITY

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrives in Mexico to try to calm a row over President Donald Trump's trade and immigration policies.

 

TOKYO

Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn, nicknamed Le Cost Killer for his aggressive turnaround of the Japanese automaker, says he is quitting his post to focus on overhauling rival Mitsubishi Motors, but stays on as chairman.

 

PARIS

Researchers announce the stunning discovery of seven Earth-like planets orbiting a small star in our galaxy, opening up the most promising hunting ground so far for life beyond the Solar System.

 

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