ANKARA (AA) – Here are the main topics Anadolu Agency’s English Desk plans to cover Sunday, June 12, 2016 (coverage may change depending on developing/breaking stories):
ISTANBUL – President Erdogan to attend iftar event of MUSIAD, Independent Industrialists' and Businessmen's Association, at Halic Congress Center.
Turkey’s UNHCR goodwill ambassador celebrates 10th year
By Handan Kazanci
ISTANBUL (AA) – A Turkish classical-music singer recalls the day in 1998 when she saw a two-year-old, blue-eyed blonde girl standing on the steps of an orphanage in Bosnia, shortly after the end of the country’s brutal three-year war.
Ethiopia facing up to child labor crisis
By Abebech Tamene
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AA) – Eleven-year-old Andualem, one of Ethiopia’s estimated 5.5 million underage workers, does not know that Sunday is World Day Against Child Labor.
South Sudan health care system 'in deep crisis' due to aid cuts
By Parach Mach
JUBA, South Sudan (AA) – “Visiting the public health center is no different from staying at home because there is no one to attend to a patient. Hygiene and sanitation here are poorer than in our homes.” Athiei Gai traveled 145 kilometers (90 miles) to the South Sudanese capital of Juba because he thought the Juba Teaching Hospital would be more accommodating than in the conflict-affected state of Jonglei.
SOUTHEAST ASIA & THE PACIFIC
BANGKOK – Thai military justifies legal actions against activist who reported torture cases in military camps in Muslim south.
JAKARTA – Immigration authorities in Aceh region say will release stranded vessel they believe was carrying 35 Sri Lankans headed toward Australia.
ANKARA – Euro 2016: Turkey to meet Croatia at Parc des Princes in Paris. Match will kick off at 3 p.m local time in France (1300GMT).
ANKARA – Euro 2016: Poland will take on Northern Ireland in Nice and Germany and Ukraine face off in Lille.