ANKARA (AA) - Here are the main topics Anadolu Agency’s English Desk plans to cover on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020 (coverage may change depending on developing/breaking stories):
ANKARA - President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to separately accept letters of credentials from newly appointed Maltese, Spanish, and German ambassadors at presidential complex.
ANKARA - Following latest developments in Eastern Mediterranean.
ANKARA - Following latest developments in coronavirus outbreak in Turkey, worldwide.
BRUSSELS - NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg to hold news conference ahead of defence ministers’ meeting on Thursday.
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump to deliver remarks in state of North Carolina as part of his re-election campaign.
NEW YORK - Olivier De Schutter, UN special rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, to hold news conference.
BAKU - Monitoring cease-fire process between Azerbaijan, Armenia to stop clashes in Upper Karabakh, regional developments.
TRIPOLI - Following clashes between Libyan army, militias of warlord Khalifa Haftar.
ANKARA - Turkish Statistical Institute to release domestic tourism figures for second quarter of 2020.
Iranians share harrowing stories of life under sanctions
By Syed Zafar Mehdi
TEHRAN (AA) - With Iran reeling under unprecedented sanctions, which have taken heavy toll on the lives of ordinary civilians, people are taking to social media to share their personal experiences.
UN’s World Food Programme feeds hungry in Africa
By James Tasamba
KIGALI, Rwanda (AA) - In 2015, when Mousa Habumuremyi, a Burundi citizen, left his home to avoid civil war and took refuge in nearby Rwanda, all that grappling in his mind was to find means to arrange food for his family in the unknown territory.
Life better but isolation from kin pricks at island, say Rohingya
By Md. Kamruzzaman
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA) - Although Bangladesh is facing criticism from rights groups for shifting 300 Rohingya to a remote island in the Bay of Bengal, refugees say it is a better place than cramped camps back in Cox’s Bazar.