ANKARA (AA) - Here are the main topics Anadolu Agency's English Desk plans to cover on Monday, Jan. 18, 2021 (coverage may change depending on developing/breaking stories):
ISTANBUL- President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to join his ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party's regular provincial congresses via video conference from Vahdettin Pavilion.
ANKARA - Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu to meet with his German counterpart Heiko Maas. Two ministers to hold joint press conference after meeting.
BARTIN - Following latest developments after a Palau-flagged dry cargo ship sank off Turkey's Black Sea.
ANKARA - Following latest developments in COVID-19 outbreak in Turkey, worldwide.
ANKARA - Turkish Central Bank to release international investment position figures for November.
ANKARA -Trade Minister Ruhsar Pekcan to deliver speech at virtual meeting organized by Turkey's Foreign Economic Relations Board (DEIK).
Has freedom of expression become hostage to tech giants?
By Iftikhar Gilani
ANKARA (AA) - The issues of digital privacy, data protection, and more so freedom of expression have once again come to the fore -- first by the decision of social media companies blocking US President Donald Trump and then by WhatsApp’s brazen move to force users to agree to new privacy rules that allow sharing of personal data with Facebook.