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Press agenda on August 8
Press agenda on August 8

 Here are the main topics World Bulletin’s English Desk plans to cover on Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017

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TURKEY

ANKARA - Prime Minister Binali Yildirim to meet his Kyrgyz counterpart Sooronbay Jeenbekov.

ANKARA - Yildirim to attend groundbreaking ceremony for Temelli-Yenikent Boulevard in Sincan district.

 

GERMANY

BERLIN - Interior Minister Thomas de Maizière to speak on current security threats during a visit to joint headquarters of anti-terror units.

 

SWITZERLAND

GENEVA - Deputy Special Representative of UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) and UN Resident Coordinator and Humanitarian Coordinator for Iraq, Lise Grande to hold press conference for the humanitarian situation in Iraq, including challenges in the aftermath of Mosul operation.

 

SAUDI ARABIA

RIYADH - UN envoy Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed to discuss conflict in Yemen with Yemeni President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi.

QATAR

    DOHA - Qatar Airlines to inaugurate new air route -- in coordination with Oman -- amid ongoing Arab embargo of oil-rich Gulf state.​

 

KENYA

NAIROBI - Kenyans go to the polls to vote in the country's general elections as incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta seeks for reelection against long-time opposition leader Raila Odinga.



   SOUTH AFRICA

   JOHANNESBURG - South African lawmakers to vote on no confidence motion against President Jacob Zuma.

 

PAKISTAN

SPECIAL REPORT: What lies ahead for Pakistan's Sharif?

By Aamir Latif

KARACHI, Pakistan (AA) - Several streets in cities across Pakistan’s most populous province Punjab have been plastered with life-size posters of the former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif – who was disqualified by the Supreme Court last month for concealing his wealth.

 


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