Press agenda on October 11

Here are the main topics World Bulletin's English Desk plans to cover on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017

Press agenda on October 11

World Bulletin / News Desk


ANKARA - Prime Minister Binali Yildirim to attend meeting of provincial governors at Cankaya Palace.

ISTANBUL - Yildirim to visit Visionary ‘17 summit held by Independent Industrialists and Entrepreneurs Association (MUSIAD).

ANKARA - Main opposition leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu to chair Republican People’s Party executive board.

SPECIAL REPORT: Turkey attempts to retrieve Roman era mosaics from US

By Burcu Calik

ANKARA (AA) - Turkey has launched a new initiative to retrieve a series of 2nd century mosaics held by a U.S. university for more than 50 years.



NOVI PAZAR - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to visit southern Muslim-majority city with President Aleksandar Vucic on second day of Serbia visit.



BATUMI - Turkish Defense Minister Nurettin Canikli to attend southeast Europe defense ministers’ meeting.



GENEVA - UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights to hold news conference on Rohingya refugee crisis in Myanmar, Bangladesh.



MADRID - Cabinet to hold emergency meeting in wake of Catalan declaration of independence, which Madrid considers illegal. Government could impose control over region.



STRASBOURG - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko due to address Parliamentary Assembly of Council of Europe.

PARIS - European Council President Donald Tusk to meet President Emmanuel Macron ahead of EU leaders summit next week.



BERLIN - Chancellor Angela Merkel to meet Tusk.



LONDON - Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson to meet Iranian Vice President, head of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran Ali Akbar Salehi amid concerns over future of nuclear deal with Iran.

LONDON - Prime Minister Theresa May to respond to parliamentary questions on Brexit negotiations.


SPECIAL REPORT: Gazan child marks 4th birthday in father’s absence

By Hani al-Shaer

GAZA CITY, Palestine (AA) - Young Palestinian girl has celebrated her birthday in father’s absence -- for the fourth consecutive year -- due to Israel’s decade-long siege of Gaza.



NAIROBI - Reaction following decision by main opposition leader Raila Odinga not to run for president in election re-run.

Güncelleme Tarihi: 11 Ekim 2017, 09:36