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

 

TURKEY 

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. 

 

GERMANY

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

 

SWITZERLAND 

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.

 

AMERICAS 

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


UNITED KINGDOM

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.

 

PALESTINE / ISRAEL 

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

 

EGYPT

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

 

TUNISIA

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

 

IRAQ 

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.​

 

KENYA

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

 

UGANDA

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. 

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