ANKARA (AA) - Here are the main topics Anadolu Agency's English Desk plans to cover on Thursday Feb. 8, 2018 (coverage may change depending on developing/breaking stories):
ANKARA - President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to address mukhtars -- heads of Turkish villages and neighborhoods -- at Presidential Complex
ANKARA - Following ongoing Operation Olive Branch, which Turkish Armed Forces along with Free Syrian Army launched on Jan. 20 to clear terrorists from Afrin, Syria's north.
ANKARA - Ministry of Transport, Maritime and Communications to announce airport statistics for January.
ANKARA - Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat) to announce industrial production index for December 2017.
SPECIAL REPORT: 'We're not the richest country but the most generous'
By S. Ahmet Aytac and Faruk Zorlu
ANKARA (AA) - Turkey is not the richest country in the world but it is the most generous, and it aims to help 31 million needy and oppressed people around the world this year, said Turkish Red Crescent head Kerem Kinik on Thursday.
CAIRO - Egyptian capital to host FM-level talks between Cairo, Khartoum to discuss ongoing diplomatic dispute.
BERLIN - Munich Security Conference (MSC) to release its annual report on international security.
SPECIAL REPORT: Israel's longstanding policy of assassination
By Omid Shamiz
RAMALLAH (AA) - Israel's longstanding policy of assassination is aimed at eliminating and demoralizing its adversaries, deterring attacks, or downright revenge, say Palestinian experts.
SPECIAL REPORT: Turkey's Ethiopian alumnus making it in big way at home
By Tufan Aktas
ADDIS ABABA (AA) – An Istanbul-educated Ethiopian physician has realized his dream of opening a hospital in his country with his heart “still beating in Istanbul”.