ANKARA (AA) - Here are the main topics Anadolu Agency’s English Desk plans to cover on Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020 (coverage may change depending on developing/breaking stories):
ISTANBUL - President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to attend opening of 5th section of North Marmara Motorway via video link.
ANKARA - Following latest developments in Eastern Mediterranean.
ANKARA - Following latest developments in coronavirus outbreak in Turkey, worldwide.
TRIPOLI - Following developments after UN-recognized government announced nationwide cease-fire.
Indian farmers feel heat of pandemic
By Cheena Kapoor
NEW DELHI, India (AA) - With the pressures of sustaining returning migrant workers from urban areas, farmers in India have not been able to celebrate the positive economic growth seen in the agriculture sector due to favorable weather condition under the coronavirus pandemic.
Myanmar: Minorities slam biased campaign ahead of polls
By Kyaw Ye Lynn
YANGON, Myanmar (AA) - Coronavirus fatalities in Myanmar continue to rise steadily, reaching 75 as of Saturday after dozens of patients have died in recent weeks.
South Sudan: ‘Sacking officials not enough to attend economic woes’
By Benjamin Takpiny
JUBA, South Sudan (AA) – South Sudan President Salva Kiir’s recent decision to roll heads in the Finance Ministry has not enthused experts, who are demanding structural and institutional reforms to address economic woes.
Turkish, US firms to meet virtually in virus's shadow
By Dilara Zengin and Tuba Sahin
WASHINGTON/ANKARA (AA) - The 38th American-Turkish Conference will address bilateral economic, trade and strategic ties when attendees meet virtually Sept. 21- 24 because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Muslim Patani longs for peace, freedom in Thailand
By Pizaro Gozali Idrus
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AA) - The Thai government last Sunday met a delegation of Muslim groups in southern Thailand to hear their aspirations amid ongoing violence in the region.