Press agenda on May 31

Here are the main topics World Bulletin’s English Desk plans to cover on Thursday, May 31, 2018

Press agenda on May 31

World Bulletin / News Desk

 

TURKEY

ANKARA - President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to receive Russian President Vladimir Putin’s special envoy for Syria, Alexander Lavrentiev, at presidential complex.

MALATYA - Erdogan to attend campaign rally of ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party in eastern Malatya province.

GIRESUN / ORDU - Prime Minister Binali Yildirim to also attend rallies.

ANKARA - Statistical authority TurkStat to release foreign trade statistics and road motor vehicles figures for April.

ANKARA - Turkish Central Bank (CBRT) to publish 26th volume of financial stability report.

ANKARA - EU statistical office Eurostat to release unemployment data for April.

 

SWITZERLAND

GENEVA - World Health Organization to release tobacco report on World No Tobacco Day.

NYON - Turkish National Football Team Coach Mircea Lucescu to hold press conference before June 1 friendly match between Tunisia and Turkey.

 

GERMANY 

BERLIN - Foreign Minister Heiko Maas meets his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi for talks on international issues. 

 

FRANCE 

STRASBOURG - European Court of Human Rights to issue rulings in two cases concerning CIA secret detention sites in Lithuania and Romania.

 

RUSSIA

MOSCOW - Defense Minister Sergey Shoygu to hold talks with his Israeli counterpart.

 

TAJIKISTAN

DUSHANBE - Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev to hold talks with President Emomali Rahmon.

 

NORTH KOREA

PYONGYANG - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov to hold talks with his North Korean counterpart Ri Yong-ho.

 

SYRIA

ALEPPO / IDLIB / HOMS - Monitoring Syrian civil war.

ETHIOPIA 

ADDIS ABABA - Foreign ministers of Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) to discuss South Sudan peace agreement. 

 

KENYA

NAIROBI - Anti-corruption protests after over $100 million lost from National Youth Service.

 

SPECIAL REPORT:

Kenya: Floods, food shortage cast shadow on holy month

By Andrew Wasike and Magdalene Mukami 

GARISSA –Thirty percent of Kenya’s population are Muslims, and during the holy month of Ramadan, many refrain from eating during daylight hours. But this year, many unfortunately have no real choice. 

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