ANKARA (AA) - Here are the main topics Anadolu Agency’s English Desk plans to cover Thursday, June 2, 2016 (coverage may change depending on developing/breaking stories):
ANKARA - Prime Minister Binali Yildirim to address village leaders at Justice and Development (AK) Party head office.
SPECIAL REPORT: Istanbul joins international 'open iftar' Ramadan event
By Ilker Girit
ISTANBUL (AA) - An international project led by young students is setting up open ‘iftars’ - fast breaking meals - across several countries to foster interfaith dialogue during the holy Muslim month of Ramadan.
SPECIAL REPORT: Hamas ready to reconcile with Tehran
By Suhib Qalalou
ISTANBUL (AA) - Hamas deputy chief Moussa Abu Marzouq has told Anadolu Agency the Palestinian group is ready to reconcile with Shia Iran.
BERLIN - Federal parliament to vote on “Armenian genocide” resolution.
BERLIN - Chancellor Angela Merkel to meet NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg for ahead of next week’s NATO leaders' summit in Warsaw.
LONDON - Prime Minister David Cameron, Justice Secretary Michael Gove to argue opposite sides in televised EU referendum program.
LONDON - Bank of England reveals new polymer design for 5 pound note.
PARIS - Nationwide rail strike over labor reforms.
GENEVA – Turkish Labor Minister Suleyman Soylu to attend International Labor Conference.
GENEVA - UN Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura to hold news conference on humanitarian situation in Syria.
GENEVA - UN humanitarian coordinator for Yemen, Jamie McGoldrick, to hold news conference on country’s humanitarian situation.
WASHINGTON - Bouthaina Shaaban, media advisor to Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad, to speak via video link at National Press Club. Shaaban is on U.S. sanctions list.
WASHINGTON - Anne Richard, leading official responsible for refugees, to address global refugee crisis in speech.
NAIROBI - President Uhuru Kenyatta to hold talks with Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
SPECIAL REPORT: Myanmar set to release religion data
By Kyaw Ye Lynn
YANGON, Myanmar (AA) - Controversial census data on religion is to be released by August but the date for release of data on ethnicity yet to be set as it is “more complicated than any other issues in the country”, an official said.
JAKARTA - Homes damaged after 6.5 magnitude earthquake hits Sumatra.