Press agenda on August 17

Here are the main topics World Bulletin’s English Desk plans to cover on Friday, August 17, 2018

Press agenda on August 17

World Bulletin / News Desk

TURKEY

KONYA - Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu to visit Konya together with Turkish ambassadors after Thursday conclusion of 10th Turkish Ambassadors’ Conference.

ANKARA - 19th anniversary of 1999 Marmara earthquake, which took some 17,000 lives.

ANKARA - Turkish Statistical Institute to announce Consumer Confidence Index for August.

ANKARA - Turkish Central Bank to reveal Turkey's net international investment position (NIIP) for June and the second quarter

ANKARA - Turkish Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges (TOBB) to announce data on established and liquidated companies.

 

U.K.

LONDON - British government to announce new aid package for civilians in Syria.

 

SPAIN

BARCELONA - Ceremony marking first anniversary of Barcelona attack to honor its victims with the attendance of King Felipe VI and Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez.

 

PALESTINE

JERUSALEM / GAZA CITY - Following developments related to Hamas-Israel ceasefire.

 

ISRAEL

TEL AVIV - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to be questioned by investigators over corruption allegations.

 

LEBANON / JORDAN

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

 

IRAQ

BASRA - Following ongoing demonstrations in southern Iraq against unemployment, corruption.

BAGHDAD - Leading political parties discuss outlines of Iraq’s incoming government.

 

SYRIA

IDLIB - Assad regime, allies tighten noose around Idlib, Syria’s last opposition stronghold.

 

IRAN

TEHRAN - Iran prepares to host trilateral Syria talks (Turkey/Russia/Iran) early next month.​

 

PAKISTAN

ISLAMABAD - Prime ministry election to be held in the National Assembly between Imran Khan, candidate of largest party, and Shahbaz Sharif, opposition bloc candidate.

 

INDIA

NEW DELHI - Monitoring developments after devastating floods and landslides in the southern state of Kerala as death toll tops 100.

 

Last Mod: 17 Ağustos 2018, 09:25
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