Press agenda on October 16

Here are the main topics World Bulletin's English Desk plans to cover on Monday, Oct. 16, 2017

Press agenda on October 16

World Bulletin / News Desk




ANKARA - President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to chair National Security Council, Cabinet meetings at Presidential Complex.


ANKARA - Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat) to announce labor statistics for July.





KIRKUK - Fighting reported after Baghdad sends troops to face Kurdish Peshmerga forces in oil-rich province.





NEW YORK - Anadolu Agency’s selection of photographs from Istanbul Photo Awards 2017 to go on exhibition at UN.


WASHINGTON - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to meet International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde, discuss Greek debt crisis.





GENEVA - Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev, Armenian President Serj Sarkisyan to meet to discuss disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh.





YOGYAKARTA - Anies Baswedan to be sworn in as governor of Jakarta at State Palace.





VIENNA - Sebastian Kurz expected to form coalition after People's Party came first in election, followed by far-right Freedom Party.





BERLIN - Chancellor Angela Merkel holds news conference after her Christian Democrats suffered heavy defeat in Lower Saxony election.






LONDON - Central, regional government representatives to discuss Brexit negotiations.


LONDON - Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon to open world's first floating wind farm, off coast of Peterhead.






LUXEMBOURG - EU foreign ministers to meet. Turkey accession, humanitarian situation in Myanmar, Bangladesh among topics to be discussed.






MOGADISHU - Turkish Health Minister Ahmet Demircan to meet officials following suicide bombing in Mogadishu that killed at least 276 people.






SPECIAL REPORT: Ethiopia’s 'super grain' seeks to capture global market


By Seleshi Tessema


ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AA) - As global demand for gluten-free indigenous staple crop grows, officials and businesses are looking to tap the global market by modernizing the ancient crop, letting its healthy taste spread worldwide.






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