Press agenda on March 8

Here are the main topics World Bulletin’s English Desk plans to cover Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Press agenda on March 8

World Bulletin / News Desk



IZMIR - Prime Minister Binali Yildirim to hold rally as part of April 16 constitutional referendum campaign. 

ANKARA - Turkey's head of Religious Affairs Directorate Mehmet Gormez to name International Benevolence Awards winners. 



BERLIN - Turkish Foreign Minister Cavusoglu to meet German counterpart Sigmar Gabriel amid tensions between two countries over Turkey’s referendum campaign.



GENEVA - UN Special Rapporteur on the right to food, Hilal Elver, will share findings of her report on impact of global pesticide use in agriculture.



WASHINGTON - Women across the country expected to participate in general strike​ on International Women's Day.


LONDON - British Prime Minister Theresa May to hold cabinet meeting and reply to questions regarding Brexit timetable at parliament following second amendment vote by House of Lords.

LONDON - Turkish Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci to meet British Secretary of State for International Trade Liam Fox, international investors at Bloomberg event.

BELFAST, Northern Ireland - The tragedy of Northern Ireland’s 30-year conflict is obvious to even the most casual of visitors to the region’s capital -- it is daubed on the walls of end-of-terrace houses in huge murals that dominate parts of the city.



JERUSALEM - British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson to meet Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas.



CAIRO - Retrial begins for 156 Egyptians charged with killing 14 policemen in 2013.



TUNIS - Judges to go on strike to protest poor working conditions.​



ERBIL, Iraq - The battle for western Mosul -- where Daesh has dug in -- has been considerably more difficult than the earlier fight for the city’s eastern half.​



NAIROBI - UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres and Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta to discuss famine and drought in East Africa.



KAMPALA - Turkish Ambassador to Uganda, Sedef Yavuzalp has expressed confidence that Uganda will take necessary steps to transfer FETO-linked schools to Turkey's Maarif Foundation. 

Güncelleme Tarihi: 08 Mart 2017, 09:41