Press agenda on February 5

Here are the main topics World Bulletin’s English Desk plans to cover Sunday Feb. 5, 2017

Press agenda on February 5

World Bulletin / News Desk

TURKEY

ISTANBUL - Prime Minister Binali Yildirim to attend groundbreaking ceremony for urban transformation project in Fikirtepe district.

THE UK

LONDON - Around 150 mosques across the U.K. will open their doors for the 3rd Visit My Mosque Day, an activity to make people understand Islam and Muslims, organized by the Muslim Council of Britain.

IRAN

TEHRAN - Russian President Vladimir Putin's Special Envoy for Syria Alexander Lavrentiev to pay official visit to Tehran.

SYRIA

ALEPPO - Latest developments from Turkish-backed Operation Euphrates Shield that enters its 166th day to repel ISIL extremists in northern Syria.

BUCHAREST

Romania's premier announces a dramatic climbdown on legislation that had been seen as a retreat on corruption, after the biggest protests since dictator Nicolae Ceausescu was toppled and executed in 1989.

KIEV

US President Donald Trump tells Ukraine's leader that he will work with Kiev and Moscow to try to end the bloodshed in the European Union's backyard.

NEW YORK

From London and Paris to New York and Washington, thousands of people take to the streets in American and European cities to protest US President Donald Trump's travel ban, amid a fierce legal battle over the order.

UNITED NATIONS

Washington's new UN envoy Nikki Haley is putting in motion a far-reaching review of UN peacekeeping that is likely to lead to closures and downsizing of missions, according to diplomats.

ISTANBUL

Turkey is once again facing off against historic foe turned ally Greece in one of their fiercest rows in years, though the war of words is unlikely to spill over into military confrontation.

LYON

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen holds a major rally to launch her presidential programme on Sunday featuring many of the themes that propelled Donald Trump to the White House.

PARIS

The Louvre reopens its doors a day after soldiers outside the Paris museum shot and wounded a machete-wielding attacker, suspected of being an Egyptian national.

 

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