ANKARA (AA) - Here are the main topics Anadolu Agency’s English Desk plans to cover on Monday, Dec. 23, 2019 (coverage may change depending on developing/breaking stories):
ISTANBUL - President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to attend Pioneers of Modern Science – Exhibition on History of Science and Technology in Islam. Erdogan also due to attend closing ceremony of Professor Fuat Sezgin Year.
ANKARA - Erdogan to chair his ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party’s central executive committee in his party’s headquarters.
TBILISI - Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu to attend the 8th Trilateral Meeting of Foreign Ministers of Turkey, Azerbaijan and Georgia.
TBILISI - Cavusoglu to meet with Georgian PM Giorgi Gakharia. He is also set to visit schools of Turkey’s Maarif Foundation in Georgia.
ZAGREB - Following developments after first round of Croatia's presidential election.
NEW DELHI - Monitoring protests against controversial citizenship law in India.
TRIPOLI - Monitoring clashes between Libya's UN-recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) and forces of commander Khalifa Haftar.
BAGHDAD - Following Iraqi anti-government protests.
BEIRUT - Following months-long anti-government protests.
ALEPPO / IDLIB / HASAKAH / RAQQA - Monitoring developments in Syrian civil war.
Gaza painter uses art to depict rare medical disorders
By Nesma Seyam
GAZA, Palestine (AA) – In an effort to fight stigma and raise awareness, Palestinian painter Khalil Z. Khalidy, 24, is using art to introduce rare medical disorders to the public.
South Sudan: Year ends without permanent peace deal
By Benjamin Takpiny
JUBA, South Sudan (AA) - Peace in South Sudan has been in dilemma as the parties to the peace deal are yet to agree on a number of issues.