Press agenda on February 27

Here are the main topics World Bulletin’s English Desk plans to cover Monday, Feb. 27, 2017

Press agenda on February 27

World Bulletin / News Desk

TURKEY

ISTANBUL - President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to receive Uzbekistan’s Deputy Prime Minister Rustam Asimov at Beylerbeyi Palace.

ANKARA - Prime Minister Binali Yildirim to receive Iraq's Kurdish Regional Government President Massoud Barzani at Cankaya Palace.

ANKARA - Prime Minister Binali Yildirim to chair Cabinet meeting at Cankaya Palace.

ISTANBUL - Turkish Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci to attend Turkey-Uzbekistan Business Forum in Istanbul.

ISTANBUL (AA) - Victims of Turkey's Feb. 28, 1997 “post-modern” coup say they expect a restoration of honor and reinstatement of their rights after 20 years of fighting for justice.

 

SWITZERLAND

GENEVA - 34th Session of UN Human Rights Council to begin. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas among speakers on opening day.

GENEVA - Geneva peace talks on Syria to resume.

 

GERMANY

BERLIN - Political reactions to alarming rise in attacks targeting refugees and refugee shelters, as recent statistics show more than 3,500 such attacks occurred last year in Germany.

 

KENYA

NAIROBI (AA) - In Korogosho, one of the country's largest and most dangerous slums, elderly women push back against a wave of sexual assaults, learning to literally fight back with punches and kicks.

 

WASHINGTON

Donald Trump will have a chance to breathe new momentum into his month-old presidency in an address to Congress Tuesday, but he will need to strike the right tone -- far from his score-settling tweets at foes of all stripes.

Hundreds of people march and pray in the midwestern US city where an Indian expatriate was killed and another wounded in a suspected hate crime that has prompted calls for action.

 

BEIJING

China's top diplomat will visit the United States this week, becoming the highest-level Chinese official to make the trip since President Donald Trump was elected.

 

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