Press agenda on November 15

Here are the main topics World Bulletin’s English Desk plans to cover on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018

Press agenda on November 15

TURKEY

ANKARA - Anadolu Agency Editor's Desk to host Transport and Infrastructure Minister Cahit Turhan.

ANKARA - Turkey’s Ministry of Treasury and Finance to release central government’s budget balance table for October.

ANKARA - TurkStat to release labor force statistics for August, and health expenditure statistics for 2017.

ANKARA - Turkish Central Bank to release September figures of outstanding loans received from abroad by private sector.

ANKARA - Eurostat to release international trade in goods statistics for September.

ANKARA - ACEA, the European Automobile Manufacturers' Association, to release new passenger car registrations statistics for October.

ISTANBUL - Desk to follow local and international reactions about killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. 

TURKISH REPUBLIC OF NORTHERN CYPRUS

LEFKOSA - Turkey’s Vice President Fuat Oktay to attend ceremonies marking 35th foundation anniversary of Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.

LEFKOSA - Oktay to meet Turkish Cypriot President Mustafa Akinci, Parliament Speaker Teberruken Ulucay and Prime Minister Tufan Erhurman.

US 

WASHINGTON - US judge to rule on CNN request to reinstate its journalist Jim Acosta’s White House credential.

UK

LONDON - Prime Minister Theresa May to give statement on draft Brexit deal reached with EU at House of Commons.

GERMANY

BERLIN - Chancellor Angela Merkel to hold news conference after special Cabinet meeting on digitalization.

IRAQ

BAGHDAD - President Barham Salih to visit Jordanian capital Amman for talks with officials.

EGYPT

CAIRO - Arab League to convene emergency meeting to discuss recent events in blockaded Gaza Strip.

PALESTINE

GAZA CITY - Following Israeli attacks on blockaded Gaza Strip.

GAZA CITY - Following reactions to Tuesday’s Egypt-brokered truce between Israel and Palestinian resistance factions.

 

ISRAEL

TEL AVIV - Israel’s Likud-led coalition government faces fresh crisis following Wednesday’s resignation of Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman.

SYRIA

ALEPPO/IDLIB - Monitoring developments in Syrian Civil War.

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