ANKARA (AA) - Here are the main topics Anadolu Agency’s English Desk plans to cover on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020 (coverage may change depending on developing/ breaking stories):
ISTANBUL - President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to receive delegation of Turkish Exporters Assembly.
ANKARA – Following latest developments in Eastern Mediterranean.
ANKARA – Following latest developments on novel coronavirus outbreak in Turkey, worldwide.
BAKU - Monitoring developments following deal ending Armenia’s occupation of Azerbaijani territory of Nagorno-Karabakh.
KABUL - Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan to make maiden visit to Kabul where he is scheduled to meet Afghan President Ashraf Ghani to discuss Afghan peace process.
BRUSSELS - European Union leaders to hold video-conference on COVID-19 outbreak.
LONDON - Prime Minister Boris Johnson to announce massive investment in defense spending.
KUALA LUMPUR - Monitoring 27th Leaders' Summit of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC).
CANBERRA - Australia releases report into allegations of war crimes by its special forces deployed in war-torn Afghanistan.
MOSCOW - Turkish basketball club Anadolu Efes to visit Russia's Khimki Moscow Region in Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Round 10.
ANKARA – Turkish Central Bank to hold the 11th Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting of 2020 to announce bank's decision on interest rates.
Bio-toilets change lives in rural Kenya
By Andrew Wasike
NAIROBI, Kenya (AA) – Although many poor households across the world have been treating toilets as an extraneous requirement, the absence of it is causing 432,000 diarrhea deaths annually, according to a UN document.
Afghans devastated by Aussies’ war crimes
By Shadi Khan Saif
KABUL, Afghanistan (AA) - Afghans have been outraged by the latest confirmation of revelations that Australian forces killed civilians here 'for sport' as revealed in an official secret investigation commissioned by the Canberra government.
Pressure mounting on Myanmar over Rohingya repatriation
By Md. Kamruzzaman
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA) - Worldwide pressure is seemingly mounting on Myanmar for prompting the Rohingya repatriation issue after the newly elected Suu Kyi administration resuming power for the second consecutive term.
Despite vaccines, COVID-19 fight is a long one: scientists
By Peter Kenny
GENEVA (AA) – World Health Organization (WHO) officials reeling under the onslaught of COVID-19 are generally encouraged by recent vaccine developments from companies such a Pfizer, BioNTech, and Moderna.
Sigh of relief as Turkish Ambassador welcome evacuees
By Addis Getachew
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AA) - Turkish Ambassador to Ethiopia Yaprak Alp on Wednesday received 20 Turkish citizens just evacuated from the restive Tigray province.