Press Agenda on March 12

Here are the main topics World Bulletin’s English Desk plans to cover Sunday, March 12, 2017

Press Agenda on March 12

World Bulletin / News Desk

TURKEY

ISTANBUL - President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to attend the third edition of International Benevolence Awards at Halic Congress Center in Istanbul.

YALOVA/BURSA - Prime Minister Binali Yildirim to address rallies in Turkey’s northwestern provinces of Yalova and Bursa.

ANKARA - Developments to be followed after the Netherlands canceled flight permit of Turkish FM Mevlut Cavusoglu and blocked a convoy carrying Family Minister Fatma Betul Sayan Kaya from entering the Turkish consulate in Rotterdam.

The ministers were due to meet Turks ahead of the April 16 referendum on constitutional reform in Turkey.

MOSUL

Iraqi special forces battling the ISIL group push deeper into west Mosul, where a commander says extremist resistance is showing signs of weakening. 

BAGHDAD

Twin bombs targeting Shiite pilgrims kill 46 people in Damascus, most of them Iraqis, in one of the bloodiest attacks in the Syrian capital. Picture. 

DELHI

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party expected to announce a new chief minister for Uttar Pradesh after winning a landslide election victory in the battleground state (INDIA-POLITICS-VOTE)

BERLIN

Start of European Social Democrats convention with Sweden's Prime Minister Stefan Lofven, Austria's Chancellor Christian Kern, Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa and German chancellor hopeful Martin Schulz among those attending.

THE HAGUE

Publication of final Dutch opinion poll ahead of the March 15 legislative elections in which the far-right Freedom Party expecting a good showing. 

TOKYO

Saudi Arabia's King Salman visits Japan. To Wednesday. Picture. 

WASHINGTON

House Speaker Paul Ryan and top Republican Senator John McCain headline the Sunday morning political talks shows, with the fight over health care among many issues on the table. Coverage on merit 

 

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