Press agenda on November 07

Here are the main topics World Bulletin’s English Desk plans to cover on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018

Press agenda on November 07

TURKEY

ANKARA -  President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to attend academic year opening ceremony of the University Of Health Sciences. Erdogan to also chair a cabinet meeting at the Presidential Complex. 

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

PAKISTAN

ISLAMABAD - IMF team due in capital to discuss bailout package as the country approached IMF for urgent financial assistance when facing around $12 billion current account deficit.

U.S.

WASHINGTON - Following outcome of hard-fought U.S. midterm congressional and gubernatorial elections, widely seen as a referendum on controversial policies of President Donald Trump.

SUDAN 

KHARTOUM - Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar to visit Sudan's Suakin Island on the west coast of the Red Sea.

LAOS

VIENTIANE - Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu to hold official talks during his Laotian visit. 

RUSSIA

MOSCOW - Monitoring big military parade at Red Square.

MOSCOW - Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov to chair Trianon Dialogue Forum from Russian side.

CHINA

BEIJING - Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev to hold talks with his Chinese counterpart Li Keiqiang.

IRAN

TEHRAN - Following U.S. reintroduction of oil sanctions on Iran.

SYRIA

ALEPPO - Following developments in Syrian civil war.

ETHIOPIA 

SPECIAL REPORT: Ethiopian premier pushes reform agenda

By Seleshi Tessema

ADDIS ABABA - The sun is shining bright on the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa. Commuters are stuck in rush hour traffic on a four-lane road adjacent to the historic National Palace, which has withstood putsches and political murders over the course of a century.

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