ANKARA (AA) – Here are the main topics Anadolu Agency’s English Desk plans to cover Monday, May 30, 2016 (coverage may change depending on developing/breaking stories):
ISTANBUL - Turkish President Erdogan to attend general assembly of TURGEV, a Turkish foundation for youth and education.
ANKARA - Turkish Prime Minister Yildirim to preside over meetings of Council of Ministers and central executive board of the ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party.
Son of hanged Bangladeshi Islamist lauds Erdogan, Turkey
By Tugrul Cam and Michael Hernandez
WASHINGTON – Turkey’s decision to pull its ambassador from Bangladesh after an Islamist leader was put to death there should be emulated by other Muslim nations, according to the leader’s son.
BERLIN – Report on political debate ahead of German parliament’s vote on controversial resolution terming mass deportation of Armenians from Ottoman Empire in 1915 as “genocide”.
MIDDLE EAST & NORTH AFRICA
TRIPOLI - Turkish Foreign Minister Cavusoglu visits war-torn country.
DAKAR – Special court to announce verdict in case involving ex-Chadian leader Habre, who is accused of committing crimes against humanity while in office between 1982 and 1990.
JOHANNESBURG - Child Protection Week begins in country where some children fall prey to rampant rape over long-held perception that having sex with a virgin child may cure AIDS.
SOUTHEAST ASIA AND PACIFIC
SEOUL – Latest group of North Korean restaurant defectors set to arrive in South within days, according to local media.
TOKYO – Government accelerating efforts to gather information after release of photo showing Japanese journalist believed to be held by militants in Syria.
PHNOM PENH – Opposition party members planning to march in support of embattled deputy leader Kem Sokha, a day after government's human rights body warned against the excessive use of people's rights.