ANKARA (AA) - Here are the main topics Anadolu Agency’s English Desk plans to cover on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018 (coverage may change depending on developing/breaking stories):
ANKARA - President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to separately receive Hakan Fidan, head of the National Intelligence Organization (MIT), and Parliament Speaker Binali Yildirim at the presidential complex.
ANKARA/WASHINGTON - Desk to follow developments after U.S. Treasury Department imposes sanctions on two Turkish ministers.
LONDON - Developments regarding Islamophobic remarks by former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson to be followed as pressure builds up on the Conservative Party to take disciplinary action.
MOSCOW - Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova to hold a news conference.
ALEPPO/IDLIB/HOMS - Desk to monitor Syrian civil war.
JERUSALEM/GAZA CITY - Following reports of imminent ceasefire deal between Hamas and Israel.
NOUAKCHOTT - Following developments in run-up to Mauritanian parliamentary polls slated for Sept. 1.
ISTANBUL - Besiktas to take on LASK Linz at Vodafone Park and Medipol Basaksehir to take on Burnley at Fatih Terim Stadium at 1800GMT in Champions League 3rd qualifying round.
First veiled US TV reporter defies odds to go on air
By Michael Hernandez and Bilgin Sasmaz
WASHINGTON (AA) - Tahera Rahman knew her road to becoming the U.S.'s first veiled Muslim television reporter would be fraught with obstacles.
Leicester's shining attraction: King Richard III
By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal
LEICESTER, UK (AA) – Forgotten in a grave under a car park for more than 500 years after his death in a medieval battlefield, England’s King Richard III, has been a center of attraction in historical city of Leicester.