ANKARA (AA) – Here are the main topics Anadolu Agency’s English Desk plans to cover Wednesday, June 8, 2016 (coverage may change depending on developing/breaking stories):
ANKARA – President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will travel to U.S. for Muhammad Ali's funeral.
ISTANBUL – Prime Minister Binali Yildirim will visit the scene of Tuesday’s terrorist attack in Istanbul and join funeral prayers for the victims at Fatih Mosque.
ANKARA - Yildirim will attend Justice and Development (AK) Party central executive committee meeting.
LONDON - Former U.K. foreign secretary William Hague to deliver speech at Chatham House think-tank entitled ‘Why a Eurosceptic Should Vote to Remain’.
LONDON - Chancellor George Osborne to appear in live television interview on the EU referendum.
LONDON - Brazilian football legend Pele to auction memorabilia from his career, including a Jules Rimet replica trophy, team shirts he wore and old passports. Auctioneers Julien’s estimate the sale could fetch £5 million ($7.28 million).
UK party leaders debate EU referendum on TV
- British PM, UKIP leader take questions from studio audience as many voters are still undecided with a fortnight to go
By Michael Daventry
LONDON (AA) – It was the first mass audience event of Britain’s EU referendum campaign.
On Tuesday night, British Prime Minister David Cameron and Nigel Farage, leader of the U.K. Independence Party, took questions from a studio audience wanting to know whether their country should remain part of the European Union.
First Ramadan as a Muslim
By Busra Akin Dincer
LONDON (AA) – Anadolu Agency talks to Yeohan Kim, a recent convert to Islam who is celebrating his first Ramadan.
MELBOURNE – Human Rights Watch calls for “impartial, thorough and transparent investigation” amid reports that four people were killed after Papua New Guinea police shot at protesting students.
JAKARTA – More than a dozen buildings damaged after magnitude 6.6 earthquake hits Indonesia’s Maluku Islands, causing panic during pre-fast Ramadan meal.
SEOUL – South Korea responds with "serious concern" to international report raising alarm over start of plutonium production in North Korea.