Press agenda on July 25

Here are the main topics World Bulletin’s English Desk plans to cover on Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Press agenda on July 25

World Bulletin / News Desk

 

TURKEY

ANKARA – President Recep Tayyip Erdogan flying to South Africa as guest of annual summit of BRICS countries -- Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. 

 

SPECIAL REPORT:

 

Turkey can boost regional bloc BRIC's profile: Envoy

South Africa's envoy to Ankara has highlighted the significance of Turkey’s attendance at the BRICS summit, which would also see the presence of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

 

ANKARA - TurkStat to release sectoral confidence indices for July.

ANKARA - Turkish Central Bank to release capacity utilization rate of manufacturing industry for July.

 

GREECE

ATHENS - Following developments as death toll from wildfires near capital rises to 76.

 

GERMANY

BERLIN - Former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont to hold press conference after Spain’s Supreme Court dropped international arrest warrants against him. 

 

UNITED STATES

WASHINGTON - Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to testify before Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump to host European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker at White House amid trade spat. 

 

JORDAN

AMMAN - Jordanians to hold sit-in protest against planned extension of gas pipeline to Israel.

 

ISRAEL/SYRIA

JERUSALEM / DAMASCUS - Tensions mount between Israel and Syria following Tuesday’s downing of Syrian warplane.

 

IRAQ

BAGHDAD/BASRA - Demonstrations continue in Iraq’s southern predominantly Shia provinces.

 

SYRIA 

ALEPPO / IDLIB / HOMS - Monitoring Syrian civil war.

 

SOUTH AFRICA

JOHANNESBURG - Following summit of BRICS countries -- Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.

 

KENYA 

NAIROBI - Turkish medical team to perform free eye surgery for nomadic pastoralists in Isiolo county, northern Kenya. 

 
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