Press agenda on May 17

Here are the main topics World Bulletin's English Desk plans to cover on Tuesday, May 17, 2022.

Press agenda on May 17

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

ABU DHABI - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to visit Emirati capital to pay condolences following death of Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

US

WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden to travel to Buffalo, New York where gunman killed 10 people in 'racially motivated' supermarket mass shooting last weekend.

WASHINGTON - Secretary Antony Blinken to meet with Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias at Department of State.

WASHINGTON - Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis to address joint session of Congress at invitation of Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

UK

LONDON - British government is expected to publish legislation to unilaterally change Northern Ireland Protocol.

BELGIUM

BRUSSELS - Josep Borrell, EU’s high representative for foreign affairs, to hold news conference after EU defense ministers meeting.

GERMANY

BERLIN - German Chancellor Olaf Scholz to meet Liechtenstein's Prime Minister Daniel Risch.

BERLIN - German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock to meet her Danis counterpart Jeppe Kofod for talks on bilateral relations, international issues.

UKRAINE

KYIV - Following war between Ukraine and Russia, international reactions.

LIBYA

TRIPOLI - Monitoring situation after Fathi Bashagha reportedly arrived in Tripoli to assume responsibility as prime minister.

LEBANON

BEIRUT - Lebanon's Interior Ministry to announce official results of parliamentary elections.

PALESTINE

JERUSALEM - Cautious calm after night of confrontations between Palestinian protesters and Israeli army.

ECONOMY

LONDON - The UK's Office for National Statistics (ONS) to announce unemployment rate for March.

ANKARA - Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat) to announce house sales statistics for April.

LUXEMBOURG - Eurostat to announce unemployment rate for March.

LUXEMBOURG - Eurostat to announce first quarter GDP.

WASHINGTON - US Commerce Department to announce retail sales for April.

WASHINGTON - US Federal Reserve to announce industrial production for April.

WASHINGTON - US Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell to speak at event in New York.

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