ANKARA (AA) - Here are the main topics Anadolu Agency’s English Desk plans to cover on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019 (coverage may change depending on developing/breaking stories):
ANKARA – Turkish Parliament to open for new legislative year.
ANKARA – President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to attend general assembly of parliament. He will also deliver speech at opening of the new legislative year, attend reception marking new legislative year's start.
STRASBOURG – Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu to attend celebrations marking 70th anniversary of Council of Europe, meet Marija Pejcinovic Buric, secretary general of international organization, and Liliane Maury Pasquier, president of the Parliamentary Assembly.
ROME – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to start his 6-day Europe tour with Italy, where he will meet with Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte.
BERLIN – Chancellor Angela Merkel to meet leaders of international organizations IMF, World Bank, World Trade Organization, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development and International Labour Organization to discuss global problems.
SANAA – Following latest developments in war-torn country.
TRIPOLI – Following ongoing battles in capital surroundings.
ALEPPO/IDLIB – Monitoring developments in Syrian civil war.
ISTANBUL – Istanbul Chamber of Industry to release Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) for manufacturing sector for September.
LONDON – IHS Markit to announce Eurozone PMI for manufacturing sector for September.
ANKARA – Turkey-Italy Innovation Day, joint organization of Turkey’s Scientific and Technological Research Council and Italy’s National Research Council, to start in capital Ankara.
ISTANBUL – Turkish champions Galatasaray to host French champions Paris Saint-Germain in UEFA Champions League Group A match.
DOHA – Turkish athlete Ramil Guliyev to run in men’s 200 meters final in 2019 IAAF World Athletics Championships.
Turkey marks 11 year of landmark social security reform
By Havva Kara Aydin
ANKARA (AA) – Turkey's social security reform is one of the milestones in the country's history that has been embracing all the citizens with easy access to healthcare services since 2008.
One year on, questions remain over Khashoggi’s murder
By Tugcenur Yilmaz
ANKARA (AA) – One year later, the world still wants to know the truth about the fate of prominent journalist Jamal Khashoggi, whose murder sparked international shock and outrage and put Saudi Arabia under the spotlight.
Year after death, Khashoggi becomes icon for freedom
By Mahmoud Hussein
ISTANBUL (AA) – Despite his demise at the hands of Saudi agents last year, Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi has become an icon for freedom-seekers around the world.