Press agenda on October 02

Here are the main topics World Bulletin’s English Desk plans to cover on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018

Press agenda on October 02


ANKARA - President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to address his ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party’s parliamentary group meeting, first of parliament's new legislative session.  

ANKARA - Erdogan later to chair ruling AK Party’s Central Executive Committee meeting. 

ISTANBUL - Vice President Fuat Oktay to attend opening ceremony of 2018-2019 academic year at National Defense University.

ANKARA - Foreign Minister Cavusoglu to hold joint press conference with Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Prak Sokhonn.

ANKARA - TurkStat to release road motor vehicles statistics for August.


Profile: Salahuddin - Iconic Muslim ruler, commander

By Faruk Zorlu 

ANKARA - Salahuddin al-Ayyubi, popularly known in the West as Saladin, is a revered figure in Islam best known for recapturing Jerusalem from the Crusaders in 1187.


GENEVA - Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu to attend "Strategic Dialogue in the Western Balkans" meeting at World Economic Forum (WEF). 


BRUSSELS - NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg to hold press conference on two-day defense ministers meeting set to start Wednesday. 


LONDON - Conservative Party autumn conference continues in Birmingham.


ZAGREB - Event focusing on violence against irregular migrants in Croatia as well as demonstration, "There is no migrant crisis, there is a test for humanity."


WASHINGTON - Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to welcome Pakistani Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi for talks.



Suicides rising among women in northern Pakistan

By Islamuddin Sajid 

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AA) - Saira, 25, took her life this June, a year after she married her cousin in the Swat district of northwestern Pakistan.



ERBIL - Following aftermath of Sunday's parliamentary elections in northern Iraq’s Kurdish-governed region.