Press agenda on October 20

Here are the main topics World Bulletin’s English Desk plans to cover on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018

Press agenda on October 20


DIYARBAKIR - President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to attend opening ceremony of Diyarbakir Stadium and closing ceremony of Ziraat Diyarbakir Youth Festival.

DIYARBAKIR - Erdogan later to attend dinner at ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party's headquarter in Diyarbakir.

KOCAELI - Parliament Speaker Binali Yildirim to attend groundbreaking ceremony of subway in northwestern Kocaeli province.

ISTANBUL - Vice President Fuat Oktay to attend a ceremony for renowned Turkish photographer Ara Guler who passed away on Thursday. 


LONDON - Thousands of supporters of a campaign to hold a second referendum on Brexit are expected to march in London.


PRISTINA - Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu will meet Kosovo's Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj and Speaker of the Assembly Kadri Veseli as part of his two-day official visit to the country.​


KABUL - Voting begins for parliamentary elections in Afghanistan.


SANAA - Desk to follow civil war in Yemen.


BUDAPEST - The World Wrestling Championship to kick off in Budapest, Hungary.

YOKOHAMA - Italy to face Serbia in the final of FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Championship in Yokohama, Japan.


SPECIAL REPORT - One year since referendum crisis, Iraq's Kirkuk thrives

By Ali Mukarrem Garip

KIRKUK, Iraq (AA) – Oil-rich Kirkuk has seen some change for the better since Iraqi federal forces reasserted control over the city one year ago, Arab and Turkmen residents say.​



‘Turkey is on Taiwan's radar’: Representative

By Cansu Dikme

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AA) - Turkey is on Taiwan's radar, though not a part of its South Asia initiative policy, a Turkish representative in Taiwan said.