ANKARA (AA) – Here are the main topics Anadolu Agency’s English Desk plans to cover Monday, June 13, 2016 (coverage may change depending on developing/breaking stories):
ANKARA - Prime Minister Binali Yildirim will separately chair meetings of the cabinet and the ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party's Central Executive Board.
PARIS - French Senate begins debating controversial labor law reforms, which have sparked nationwide strikes and protests. Debates are scheduled to continue until June 24, with a final vote expected on June 28.
WASHINGTON - U.S. President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden will receive briefing on deadly nightclub attack in Florida from FBI Director Comey, US Homeland Security Department Secretary Johnson, National Counter-Terrorism Center Director Rasmussen, and US Deputy Attorney General Yates.
WASHINGTON - Presumptive Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump will deliver speech in New Hampshire on the Orlando, Florida attack and immigration.
WASHINGTON - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will meet with Greek Cypriot Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides.
PRETORIA - Former South African Olympic runner Oscar Pistorius to appear in the Pretoria High Court for sentencing hearing for the 2013 murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp .
SOUTHEAST ASIA & THE PACIFIC
By Jill Fraser
MELBOURNE – With just under 3 weeks to go before Australians go to the polls, analysts tell Anadolu that the chance of the election outcome causing turmoil is high – they’re predicting a hung Parliament.
SEOUL - South Korea's President Park calls for more homegrown pressure on 'deceitful' North Korea.
TUBAN - Boat carrying Sri Lankan asylum seekers bound for Australia leaves Indonesian waters under security escort.
ANKARA - Euro 2016: Group D opponents Spain and Czech Republic will meet in Toulouse. The game will start at 3 p.m local time in France (1300 GMT).
There will be also two matches in Group E as Republic of Ireland will play against Sweden in Saint-Denis while Belgium will take on Italy in Lyon.