ANKARA (AA) - Here are the main topics Anadolu Agency’s English Desk plans to cover on Saturday, March 28, 2020 (coverage may change depending on developing/breaking stories):
ANKARA - Following latest developments in coronavirus outbreak in Turkey and worldwide.
ANKARA - Following latest cease-fire agreement for Idlib, northwestern Syria, along Turkey's southern border, reached by Turkey and Russia.
WUHAN - Following global spread of coronavirus outbreak and efforts to fight it.
LIBYA / RUSSIA / TURKEY
TRIPOLI / MOSCOW / ANKARA - Monitoring diplomatic initiatives to resolve Libyan crisis.
BAGHDAD - Following efforts by Adnan al-Zurfi to form the government.
Cyclone survivors in Africa await rehabilitation
By John Cassim
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AA) - Even a year after the intense Cyclone Idai hit southern African nations of Zimbabwe and Mozambique, uprooting two million people, survivors are finding a tough time to get back on their feet.
EU needs united action against COVID-19, experts urge
By Handan Kazanci
ISTANBUL (AA) - As the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak this month shifted from China to Europe, with nearly half of confirmed deaths to date in Italy alone, the EU is under fire for failing to mount a united response to counter the virus, also known as COVID-19.
COVID-19: Divergent views at top delay lockdown in Iran
By Syed Zafar Mehdi
TEHRAN (AA) - Iran has announced a complete lockdown to stem the spread of coronavirus, or COVID-19, after weeks of indecision due to the country's two power centers holding divergent views on the issue of quarantining the whole population in the country.
Conflict regions vulnerable to COVID-19 catastrophe
By Mahmoud Barakat
ANKARA (AA) - Specter of the novel coronavirus casts its shadow on areas of conflict in the Middle East, sparking the fear of an imminent catastrophe.
COVID-19: India lost a good lead time, says expert
By Cheena Kapoor
NEW DELHI, India (AA) - Despite a complete lockdown in the country, the coronavirus cases in India continued to rise on Friday.