Press agenda on November 01

Here are the main topics World Bulletin’s English Desk plans to cover on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018

Press agenda on November 01

TURKEY

ANKARA - President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to chair board meetings of the security and foreign policy as well as the science, technology and innovation policy at Cankaya Palace.

ANKARA - Justice Minister Abdulhamit Gul to meet his Hungarian counterpart Laszlo Trocsany. 

ISTANBUL/ANKARA - Following case of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and national and international reactions.

ANKARA - TurkStat to announce household consumption expenditures for 2017. 

QATAR

DOHA - Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu to hold several meetings in Qatar. 

US

NEW YORK - China to take over UN Security Council's rotating presidency.

UK 

LONDON - National Union of Journalists (NUJ) to hold a silent vigil outside the Saudi Embassy for Khashoggi. 

LONDON - Prime Minister Theresa May to meet with representatives of the Jewish Leadership Council.

RUSSIA 

MOSCOW - President Vladimir Putin to meet with representatives of major German companies, core members of the German Eastern Business Association. 

MOSCOW - Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev to leave for the Kazakh capital of Astana to take part in the Commonwealth of the Independent States (CIS) meeting. 

SERBIA 

BELGRADE - President Aleksandar Vucic to receive delegation of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey, lead by chairman Volkan Bozkir.

INDONESIA 

JAKARTA - Following developments in the wake of passenger plane crash.

   PALESTINE 

   GAZA CITY - Egypt-sponsored shuttle diplomacy to reach deal between Hamas and Israel.

EGYPT 

CAIRO - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas heads to Cairo in an abrupt visit. 

ISRAEL 

TEL AVIV - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to pay an official visit to Bulgaria.

YEMEN 

SANAA - Desk to follow civil war in Yemen. 

SOUTH AFRICA

JOHANNESBURG - President Cyril Ramaphosa to open country's first National Gender-based Violence and Femicide Summit.

PAKISTAN

ISLAMABAD - Desk to follow Pakistan's top court verdict which acquitted a Christian woman who was condemned to death on blasphemy charges in 2014. Protests and sit-ins by religious groups across major cities to be monitored.

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