ANKARA (AA) - Here are the main topics Anadolu Agency’s English Desk plans to cover on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019 (coverage may change depending on developing/breaking stories):
ANKARA - Treasury and Finance Ministry to hold two auctions for borrowing from domestic market.
ISTANBUL - Turkey’s largest technology and aerospace event TEKNOFEST Istanbul to start at Ataturk Airport.
ISTANBUL - Turkish Industry and Technology Minister Mustafa Varank, President of Turkish Defense Industries Ismail Demir to attend TEKNOFEST for which Anadolu Agency is global communication partner.
WASHINGTON - Bahraini Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al-Khalifa to hold talks at Pentagon, State Department.
LONDON - Supreme Court to take up appeal case on Scottish court’s ruling that prorogation of parliament was unlawful.
BERLIN - Jordan’s King Abdullah II to separately meet with Chancellor Angela Merkel, President Frank-Walter Steinmeier.
STRASBOURG - European Parliament to discuss situation in Indian-administered Jammu and Kashmir.
MOSCOW - President Vladimir Putin to take part in conference by Israeli Keren Hayesod Fund.
MOSCOW - Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov to attend ceremony of signing of Memorandum of Understanding between Russian government, United Nations’ Children's Fund.
SAINT PETERSBURG - Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev to meet with Li Keqiang, premier of China's State Council.
AMMAN - Turkey’s Culture and Tourism Minister Mehmet Nuri Ersoy to meet Jordanian counterpart Mohammad Abu Rumman.
TUNIS - Monitoring developments after presidential polls.
TRIPOLI - Following fierce battles between government forces, pro-Haftar militias in outskirts of Tripoli.
TEL AVIV - Israelis head to polls to choose representatives for Knesset (parliament).
ALEPPO/IDLIB - Monitoring developments in Syrian civil war.
ANKARA - Europe's most prestigious football tournament, UEFA Champions League campaign, starts with first games of group stages.
Kais Saied leads in Tunisia’s presidential polls
By Laila Thabeti
TUNIS, Tunisia (AA) - Supporters of independent candidate Kais Saied celebrated Sunday after preliminary results showed him as the frontrunner in Tunisia’s presidential race despite a low-key campaign.
Deforestation prevention key to fight climate change
By Burak Bir
ANKARA (AA) - Preventing deforestation should be key to fighting climate change as forests store carbon and provide oxygen and water, according to an official with a nonprofit environmental group.