ANKARA (AA) - Here are the main topics Anadolu Agency's English Desk plans to cover on Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020 (coverage may change depending on developing/ breaking stories):
ANKARA - President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to attend opening ceremony of Presidential Symphony Orchestra's (CSO) new concert hall. He is also due to attend event marking 86th anniversary of Turkish women’s suffrage.
ANKARA - Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu to attend via video link 6th Mediterranean Dialogue Forum organized by Italian Foreign Ministry, Institute for International Political Studies.
ANKARA - Following latest developments in Eastern Mediterranean.
ANKARA - Monitoring latest developments on novel coronavirus outbreak in Turkey, worldwide.
WASHINGTON - UN General Assembly to hold special session on response to COVID-19.
BAKU - Monitoring developments in wake of deal ending Armenia's occupation of Azerbaijani territory of Nagorno-Karabakh.
TIRANA - 27th annual meeting of foreign ministers from the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) to be held virtually.
ANKARA - Turkish Statistical Institute to release Inflation figures for November.
ANKARA - 13th International Conference on Information Security and Cryptology to begin virtually with participation of Turkish Transport And Infrastructure Minister Adil Karaismailoglu, Ali Taha Koc, head of Turkey's Digital Transformation Office.
LUXEMBOURG - European statistical department Eurostat to reveal retail trade statistics for October.
SIVAS - Turkish football club Demir Grup Sivasspor to play against Spain's Villarreal in UEFA Europa League Group I match.
SAINT PETERSBURG - Turkish basketball club Fenerbahce Beko to visit Russian team Zenit in Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Round 12.
Storm in France on new law giving more powers to police
By Cindi Cook
PARIS (AA) - Soon after the beating of Black music producer Michel Zecler, followed by violent police action to clear a migrant camp in capital Paris, the passage of a controversial global security bill by the lower chamber of French Parliament, giving more powers to police has raised hackles among journalists and rights groups.
WHO's campaign against gender-based violence continues
By Merve Aydogan
ANKARA (AA) - One in every three women across the globe have experienced violence mostly by an intimate partner, said the World Health Organization Turkey’s newly appointed representative.
Comorbidity factors behind Mexico's high virus deaths
By Jorge Antonio Rocha
MEXICO (AA) - Mexico recently crossed the 100,000 mark for confirmed coronavirus deaths, making it the fourth country to do so after the US, Brazil and India.