ANKARA (AA) – Here are the main topics Anadolu Agency’s English Desk plans to cover Sunday, May 22, 2016 (coverage may change depending on developing/breaking stories):
ANKARA - Ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party to hold second extraordinary congress to choose new party chairman, who will likely be the country’s new prime minister as well.
TURKISH REPUBLIC OF NORTHERN CYPRUS
LEFKOSA - Greek Cypriots go to polls in Southern Cyprus to elect 56 members of parliament.
VIENNA - Second round of presidential election to be held.
ATHENS - Greek parliament to vote on new tax reforms as protesters take out rallies against move.
LONDON – England and Turkey football teams meet for friendly match in Manchester.
Victims of South Sudan war crimes demand justice first
By Parach Mach
JUBA, South Sudan – Just weeks after South Sudan saw a resurgence of hope following the formation of a unity government, doubts about the country’s fragile peace process are beginning to emerge, with victims of civil war disputing the government’s view that reconciliation should come first before accountability.
MIDDLE EAST & NORTH AFRICA
KUWAIT CITY – Peace talks in Kuwait between Yemen’s warring camps enter second month without breakthrough.
Afghanistan braces for ex-PM Hekmatyar's come back
By Shadi Khan Saif
KABUL - Afghans brace for a new era as the Hezb-i-Islami group led by former PM Gulbudin Hekmatyar appears set to peacefully re-enter the political arena.
SOUTHEAST ASIA & THE PACIFIC
BANGKOK – Thailand commemorates second anniversary of military coup – second such takeover in eight years, and 12th since end of absolute monarchy in the country in 1932.
YANGON - US Sec. of State John Kerry visits Myanmar, with tensions simmering as nationalists are demanding America stop use of word 'Rohingya' to describe country’s persecuted Muslim minority.
TUBAN – Volcano eruption in western Indonesia leaves 6 dead.