ANKARA (AA) - Here are the main topics Anadolu Agency’s English Desk plans to cover on Thursday, May 23, 2019 (coverage may change depending on developing/breaking stories):
ANKARA - President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to receive Guy Ryder, director-general of International Labor Organization.
ANKARA - Minister of Treasury and Finance Berat Albayrak to announce financial incentive package.
ANKARA - Central Bank of Turkey to release manufacturing capacity usage for May.
ANKARA - TurkStat to release sectoral confidence statistics for May.
NEW YORK - Turkish Deputy Foreign Minister Yavuz Selim Kiran to attend panel on US-Turkey relations at Harvard Club.
LEIPZIG - Turkey's Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Cahit Turhan to attend 2019 International Transport Forum, hold bilateral talks with ministers from different countries.
PARIS - Turkey’s Trade Minister Ruhsar Pekcan to attend meeting of Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development.
SHYMKENT - Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu to meet Ahiskan Turks on fast-breaking dinner.
NEW DELHI - Election authorities to announce results of 17th Lok Sabha election -- lower house of parliament.
TURKISH REPUBLIC OF NORTHERN CYPRUS
LEFKOSA - Following developments after National Union Party, People's Party decide to form coalition government.
IDLIB/ALEPPO - Following attacks of Bashar al-Assad regime and its supporters on Idlib de-escalation zone and other developments.
Swat city center: From bloody square to business hub
By Islamuddin Sajid
SWAT, Pakistan (AA) - Azam Khan, 20, vividly remembers the blood soaked lifeless body of his uncle hung upside down at the city center in Swat, a scenic valley in the northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan.