ANKARA (AA) - Here are the main topics Anadolu Agency’s English Desk plans to cover on Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020 (coverage may change depending on developing/breaking stories):
ISTANBUL - President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to hold meeting with his ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party's Istanbul deputies in Dolmabahce Palace.
ANKARA - Following developments in wake of Syrian regime attack martyring Turkish troops in Idlib, Syria and Turkey’s retaliation.
DOHA - Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu to attend signing ceremony of peace agreement between US, Taliban, and to hold bilateral meetings.
WUHAN - Following global outbreak of coronavirus and efforts to contain it.
LIBYA / RUSSIA / TURKEY
TRIPOLI / MOSCOW / ANKARA - Monitoring diplomatic initiatives to resolve Libyan crisis.
Cavani likely to leave Paris but may fit Spanish league
By Can Erozden
ANKARA (AA) - Defending French champions in football, Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) were reluctant to prolong Edinson Cavani's deal as the Uruguayan star could make his way to Spain, a league that Cavani may adjust himself easily.
Turkish doctors support heading football ban for kids
By Fatih Erel
ISTANBUL (AA) - Turkish doctors put their weight behind the recent ban on heading the ball in football training for children under 12.
Unlocking potential of Tanzania's smallholder farmers
By Kizito Makoye
IRINGA, Tanzania (AA) - When Osmund Ueland met a group of farmers to pitch his idea about starting a goat milk project to help poor families improve nutrition and boost incomes, he elicited loud applause from the crowd.
Turkish manufacturers scramble to meet orders amid virus fears
By Tuba Sahin
ANKARA (AA) - Turkish textile and garment manufacturers are scrambling to meet booming orders amid the novel coronavirus as the sector is already running at 85% capacity.
Ex-oil wrestler eyes Olympic medal on wrestling mat
By Emre Asikci
ANKARA (AA) - Former grease wrestler, Suleyman Atli, will chase an Olympic dream on the wrestling mat for Turkey at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.