ANKARA (AA) - Here are the main topics Anadolu Agency’s English Desk plans to cover on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020 (coverage may change depending on developing/breaking stories):
ISTANBUL - President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to attend 33rd general assembly and award ceremony of Turkey's Foreign Economic Relations Board (DEIK) at Lutfi Kirdar International Convention and Exhibition Center.
ELAZIG - Following search, rescue efforts after 6.8 earthquake in eastern Turkey.
WUHAN - Following developments on novel coronavirus pandemic.
ALEPPO/IDLIB/RAQQA/HASAKAH - Monitoring developments after cease-fire brokered by Turkey and Russia came into effect in Idlib, which was targeted by Bashar al-Assad regime and allies.
TRIPOLI/MOSCOW/ANKARA - Monitoring developments on diplomatic initiatives carried out to find solution to Libya crisis following Berlin Conference, as well as on cease-fire process.
MELBOURNE - 2020 Australian Open continues with third round games in men's and women's singles.
ISTANBUL - Fenerbahce take on Medipol Basaksehir in Istanbul clash to claim advantage in title race of the Turkish Super Lig.
OPINION - India: Arrest of police officer bring back horrible memories
By Iftikhar Gilani
ANKARA (AA) - When recently a decorated Indian police officer Davinder Singh was arrested along with two “most wanted” militants in a car in India-administered Kashmir, questions about his alleged role in a terrorist attack on Indian parliament in 2001 and other cases has returned to haunt him and Indian security system.
PROFILE - Tennis star Wozniacki retires at 29 for good cause
By Fatih Erel
ISTANBUL (AA) - Former World No.1 to raise awareness for Rheumatoid Arthritis after ending her 15-year tennis career just at age 29
Turkish furniture sector enhances its presence abroad
By Gokhan Ergocun
ISTANBUL (AA) - Turkey, which made $3.5 billion furniture exports last year, is preparing to open two furniture malls in the U.S. and Dubai in the next couple of months.
Scientists validate Da Vinci’s drawings of digestive system
By Cheena Kapoor
New Delhi, India (AA) - In a landmark research, Indian and Irish scientists have revalidated the 500-year old findings of Italian polymath Leonardo Da Vinci that the human gut is a continuous structure.
France on strike: Why the French doth protest
By Cindi Cook
PARIS (AA) - In the last year and two months, the country of France has been in a near-constant state of protest. From Gilets Jaunes to pension reform protesters, there has been little to no letup in the public outcry by the working class -- even the upper class -- over French rule.
Should EU, littoral countries review policies in E Med?
By Ali Murat Alhas
ANKARA (AA) - The discovery of rich hydrocarbon reserves under the Eastern Mediterranean has brought the attention of regional, global actors and energy giants to the region, surging the tension as not all littoral countries are on the same page and some actors breach international law and norms with their unilateral moves.
Turkey: Almost 650K refugee children enrolled in schools
By Havva Kara Aydin and Erdogan Cagatay Zontur
ANKARA (AA) - Turkey has quickly figured out for to use public resources to get nearly half a million refugee children enrolled in schools, the head of refugee supporting association said Friday.
In shadow of false charges against Turkey: Wikipedia
By Dilara Hamit
ANKARA (AA) - Turkey has disabled Wikipedia because it is obligated to protect its image of state, therefore has the right to impose sanctions against any negative behavior, according to an expert.