Press agenda on October 29

Here are the main topics World Bulletin’s English Desk plans to cover on Monday, Oct. 29, 2018

Press agenda on October 29


ANKARA - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to visit Anitkabir, mausoleum of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, founder of Turkish Republic, as part of 95th Republic Day commemorations.

ISTANBUL - Erdogan also due to attend opening ceremony of new airport in Istanbul and he is also to host Republic Day Reception at airport.

ANKARA - Ceremonies to be held across Turkey, as well as in Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus and Turkish missions abroad, to commemorate 95th Republic Day.

ISTANBUL - Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu to hold joint press conference with his Azerbaijani counterpart Elmar Mammadyarov and Georgian counterpart Davit Zalkaliani.

ANKARA - Turkish Parliament Speaker Binali Yildirim to embark on visit to Argentina.

ANKARA - Following case of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and national and international reactions.


NEW YORK - UN Security Council to address situation in Syria.


LONDON - Autumn budget statement to be presented to House of Commons by Chancellor of Exchequer Philip Hammond.

LONDON -  Remembering Jamal, international memorial in honour of murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi, to be hosted by Middle East Monitor and Al Sharq Forum.


BERLIN - German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier to meet Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi for talks on bilateral relations, international issues.


MOSCOW - Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov to meet his North Korean counterpart Sin Hong Chul.


JAKARTA - Following developments after passenger plane crash.


BELGRADE - Minister of Construction, Transportation and Infrastructure Zorana Mihajlovic and Chairman Of Executive Board Of Tasyapi Emrullah Turanli to sign commercial contract for reconstruction of Novi Pazar-Tutin road.

BELGRADE - On occasion of Republic Day of Turkey, Halkbank to open its first digital branch in Serbia.


Ethiopia: Glue addicts on streets beg to survive

By Addis Getachew

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AA) - He gazes into empty space, oblivious to the tumultuous traffic in Lagar in the capital Addis Ababa. His social world is limited to the dozen or so boys standing or sitting by the curbstone separating busy roads at a traffic light.