ANKARA (AA) - Here are the main topics Anadolu Agency’s English Desk plans to cover on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019 (coverage may change depending on developing/breaking stories):
ANKARA - Following Turkey's imminent military operation east of the Euphrates River in northern Syria.
ANKARA - Turkish parliament expected to extend the government mandate to launch cross-border military operations in northern Iraq and Syria for one more year.
BELGRADE - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to attend trilateral meeting, press conference between Turkey, Serbia, and Bosnia and Herzegovina at Palace of Serbia.
BELGRADE - Erdogan to attend official dinner to be hosted by Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic.
BELGRADE/SREMSKA MITROVICA - Erdogan to attend groundbreaking, opening ceremonies in village of Sremska Raca.
WASHINGTON - Monitoring repercussions of U.S. withdrawal decision from northern Syria ahead of Turkey’s imminent operation.
WASHINGTON - Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to meet Estonian Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu, at Department of State.
LONDON - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to meet European Parliament President David Sassoli.
LONDON - Climate change activist group Extinction Rebellion to continue protests.
BERLIN - Chancellor Angela Merkel to have separate meetings with EU Council President Donald Tusk, EU Parliament President David Sassoli, Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid.
STOCKHOLM - Nobel Prize in Physics to be announced.
ISLAMABAD - Pakistan observes 14th anniversary of 2005 Kashmir earthquake that killed more than 80,000 people.
ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Imran Khan to meet Chinese leaders during 2-day official visit in Beijing.
BAGHDAD - Following latest developments in ongoing anti-government protests.
TUNIS - Following results of parliamentary elections.
ALEPPO/IDLIB - Monitoring developments in Syrian civil war.
ADDIS ABABA - Prime minister to brief media about a multi-million dollar tourism project,
Turkey leading country in elderly care: expert
By Erdogan Cagatay Zontur
ANKARA (AA) - Turkey is a leading country in elderly care through its projects, laws, culture and opportunities, according to a gerontologist.
Blue Panda sets sail around Turkey to stem plastic tide
By Dilara Hamit
IZMIR, Turkey (AA) - In its maiden year, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) ship ‘Blue Panda’ has been making stops at key ports in the Mediterranean in the hopes of stemming the tide of plastics choking the world’s natural environment.
Turkey to launch new op in Syria with specific targets
By Gozde Bayar
ANKARA (AA) - Turkey was ready to launch another operation in Syria to secure its borders by eliminating terrorist elements to ensure the safe return of Syrian refugees and Syria’s territorial integrity.