Today in History September 06

Here are the main topics World Bulletin’s English Desk plans to cover on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018

Today in History September 06

TURKEY 

ISTANBUL - Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu and his German counterpart Heiko Maas attending 2018-2019 academic year’s opening ceremony at Istanbul German High School.

UNITED STATES

WASHINGTON – Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee to hold hearing on Russia sanctions

WASHINGTON – Florida man convicted of threatening to blow up mosque to be sentenced

UNITED KINGDOM

LONDON - Developments on the Salisbury nerve-agent attack investigation to be followed after the announcement of two Russian nationals' involvement in the incident.

GERMANY  

BERLIN - Chancellor Merkel to host Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono for talks on free trade, climate change and situations surrounding North Korea. 
 

RUSSIA 

MOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin to meet with General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Nguyen Phu Trong. 

MOSCOW - Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zaharova to hold a news conference 
 

LEBANON / JORDAN 

BEIRUT/AMMAN - Repatriation process continues for Syrian refugees in Lebanon and Jordan. 
 

IRAQ 

BASRA - Tensions mount in Basra province following death on Tuesday of six demonstrators. 

BAGHDAD - Leading political parties and blocs continue to wrangle over parliamentary majority. 

SYRIA 

IDLIB - Residents of Syria's Idlib brace for anticipated attack by Assad regime and its allies.

IRAN 

TEHRAN - Iran gears up to host trilateral Syria talks (Turkey/Russia/Iran) on Friday. 
 

YEMEN 

SANAA - Yemenis stage demonstrations to protest recent declines in value of local currency. 
 

LIBYA 

TRIPOLI - Following ongoing clashes between rival militias in and around Libyan capital. 

ERITREA

ASMARA - Head of states of Eritrea, Somalia and Ethiopian PM to meet in Asmara to hold discussions on strengthening the economic and security stability of the region.

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