ANKARA (AA) - Here are the main topics Anadolu Agency's English Desk plans to cover on Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022 (coverage may change depending on developing/ breaking stories):
AYDIN - President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to attend mass opening ceremony of completed construction projects in Aegean province of Aydin.
ANKARA - Monitoring developments on coronavirus pandemic in Turkiye, worldwide.
GAROUA, Cameroon - Following 2021 Africa Cup of Nations group matches.
Religious minorities in Yemen face existential challenges
By Mohammed Alragawi
ISTANBUL (AA) - The war and internal strife that have ravaged Yemen over the past two decades have also brought challenges to the existence of the country’s religious minorities.
Pakistani YouTuber reuniting families divided between India, Pakistan
By Kiran Butt and Ahmad Adil
LAHORE, Pakistan/NEW DELHI - At a time when relations between India and Pakistan are marred due to hostilities, a Pakistan-based YouTube channel is reuniting families separated during the partition of the South Asian nuclear powers in 1947.
Minorities denied religious freedom in India
By Shuriah Niazi
NEW DELHI (AA) - Hard-line Hindu saints gathered last month for a Dharm Sansad, or religious congregation, in Haridwar, a religious town. An organizer who has gained prominence in recent years, Yati Narsinghanand, called for attacks against Muslims and their places of worship.
Despite growing global Islamophobia, South Africa still enjoys religious tolerance
By Hassan Isilow
JOHANNESBURG (AA) - South Africa has no place for religious intolerance or discrimination despite growing Islamophobia and hate across the globe, activists told Anadolu Agency ahead of World Religious Freedom Day.