Press agenda on June 18

Here are the main topics World Bulletin’s English Desk plans to cover on Monday, June 18, 2018

Press agenda on June 18

World Bulletin / News Desk



SAMSUN / ORDU - President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to attend ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party campaign rallies in northern Samsun and Ordu provinces. 

ISTANBUL - Prime Minister Binali Yildirim to address public in Bagcilar district and meet eastern and southeastern opinion leaders and NGO representatives. 

IZMIR - Yildirim also to address locals in Aegean Izmir province. 

ANKARA - Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat) to announce labor force statistics for March.


MUNICH - Chancellor Angela Merkel’s coalition partner CSU expected to announce controversial plan to stop illegal migration. 

BERLIN - Merkel to meet Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte for talks on EU, international issues, and possibly immigration. 


GENEVA - Special UN Syria Envoy Staffan de Mistura to meet with senior Turkish, Russian, and Iranian officials for consultations towards establishing constitutional committee.

GENEVA - 38th session of UN Human Rights Council to begin with speeches by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein and British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson.

ALEPPO / IDLIB / HOMS - Monitoring Syrian civil war.


AMMAN - Following efforts by newly appointed Prime Minister Omar Razzaz to form new government.

BAGHDAD - Following ongoing controversy over results of hotly contested May 12 parliamentary poll.

MAARIB - Following ongoing fight between army and Houthi rebels over strategic Al-Hudeidah province.


ADDIS ABABA - Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to appear before parliament to answer questions over recent controversial decisions to implement Algiers agreement and privatize state monopolies.


A bruising division is likely to hit the already fractured Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) as it chooses a new head following the death of its leader in a U.S. drone strike last week, according to intelligence sources and local experts.

Güncelleme Tarihi: 18 Haziran 2018, 09:13