Press agenda on March 16

Here are the main topics Worldbulletin’s English Desk plans to cover Thursday, March 16, 2017

Press agenda on March 16

World Bulletin / News Desk



SAKARYA - President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to address a gathering at an event that will also touch upon the upcoming referendum in the country.

ANKARA - Prime Minister Binali Yildirim to welcome South Korean Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport Kang Hoin at Cankaya Palace.

CANKIRI/KARABUK - Yildirim to hold rallies as part of the April 16 constitutional reforms referendum campaign.

ANKARA - Maritime and Communications Minister Ahmet Arslan to attend signing ceremony with South Korea’s Kang Hoin in connection with the Canakkale 1915 bridge and highway project agreement.

ANKARA - Central Bank to announce decision on interest rate.

DENIZLI - Main opposition Republican People’s Party leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu to address a rally.

ANKARA - Turkey can play a historic role by arbitrating between Moscow and Kiev over the conflict in eastern Ukraine and the annexation of Crimea, analysts have told Anadolu Agency.



BERLIN - French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron meets Chancellor Angela Merkel and later joins a panel discussion with Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel and philosopher Jurgen Habermas about the future of Europe at Hertie School of Governance.



Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte easily defeated a strong challenge by far-right rival Geert Wilders in a key election seen as a bellwether of populist support in Europe, partial vote counts say.



The US charges that Russia's FSB security service was behind the hacking of Yahoo underscored a worrisome run of successes in Moscow's cyber-efforts against its longtime rival.

President Donald Trump is set to propose drastic cuts to America's foreign aid and environmental programs in a security-heavy first budget blueprint to be released Thursday.


Australia's Great Barrier Reef may never recover from last year's warming-driven coral bleaching, according to a study that calls for urgent action in the face of ineffective conservation efforts.



A New Zealand river revered by Maori has been recognised by parliament as a "legal person", in a move believed to be a world first.








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