Press agenda on October 16

Here are the main topics World Bulletin's English Desk plans to cover on Monday, Oct. 16, 2017

Press agenda on October 16

World Bulletin / News Desk

 

TURKEY

 

ANKARA - President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to chair National Security Council, Cabinet meetings at Presidential Complex.

 

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

 

 

IRAQ

 

KIRKUK - Fighting reported after Baghdad sends troops to face Kurdish Peshmerga forces in oil-rich province.

 

 

UNITED STATES

 

NEW YORK - Anadolu Agency’s selection of photographs from Istanbul Photo Awards 2017 to go on exhibition at UN.

 

WASHINGTON - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to meet International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde, discuss Greek debt crisis.

 

 

SWITZERLAND

 

GENEVA - Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev, Armenian President Serj Sarkisyan to meet to discuss disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh.

 

 

INDONESIA

 

YOGYAKARTA - Anies Baswedan to be sworn in as governor of Jakarta at State Palace.

 

 

AUSTRIA

 

VIENNA - Sebastian Kurz expected to form coalition after People's Party came first in election, followed by far-right Freedom Party.

 

 

GERMANY

 

BERLIN - Chancellor Angela Merkel holds news conference after her Christian Democrats suffered heavy defeat in Lower Saxony election.

 

 

 

UNITED KINGDOM

 

LONDON - Central, regional government representatives to discuss Brexit negotiations.

 

LONDON - Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon to open world's first floating wind farm, off coast of Peterhead.

 

 

 

LUXEMBOURG

 

LUXEMBOURG - EU foreign ministers to meet. Turkey accession, humanitarian situation in Myanmar, Bangladesh among topics to be discussed.

 

 

 

SOMALIA

 

MOGADISHU - Turkish Health Minister Ahmet Demircan to meet officials following suicide bombing in Mogadishu that killed at least 276 people.

 

 

 

ETHIOPIA

 

SPECIAL REPORT: Ethiopia’s 'super grain' seeks to capture global market

 

By Seleshi Tessema

 

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AA) - As global demand for gluten-free indigenous staple crop grows, officials and businesses are looking to tap the global market by modernizing the ancient crop, letting its healthy taste spread worldwide.

 

 

 

 

 

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