ADDS EUROPE HIGHLIGHTS
ANKARA (AA) - Here are the main topics Anadolu Agency’s English Desk plans to cover Thursday, May 26, 2016 (coverage may change depending on developing/breaking stories):
ANKARA – President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will chair a National Security Council meeting at the Presidential Palace.
ANKARA – New Prime Minister Binali Yildirim will meet with Turkish Armed Forces Chief of General Staff Gen. Hulusi Akar at the Cankaya Palace.
ANTALYA - Coverage of the Midterm Review conference for the Istanbul Program of Action for Least-Developed Countries (LDCs).
LONDON - Britain will release the country's latest immigration figures.
LONDON - Former Foreign Secretary Jack Straw to deliver speech on Iran and Turkey.
PARIS - Nationwide protests against proposed government labor reforms to continue.
PARIS - Oil shortages continue across France due to a wave of strikes.
ATHENS - Greek authorities will continue to relocate refugees from Idomeni camp.
WASHINGTON - Turkish Defense Industries Undersecretary Ismail Demir and former U.S. Ambassador to Turkey Francis Ricciardone discuss Turkey's defense-industrial policy.
WASHINGTON - Deputy Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas and Justin Siberell, the U.S. State Department acting counterterrorism coordinator, testify before congress on protecting the U.S. from Daesh.
SPECIAL REPORT: More than 6,000 Congolese flee to Uganda
By Halima Athumani
KAMPALA - Ongoing militia fighting in North Kivu in the Democratic Republic of Congo is forcing thousands of refugees to flee to Uganda, UNHCR Uganda public relations officer told Anadolu Agency.
KAMPALA - Uganda’s high court will make ruling today against 13 suspects charged with the twin July 2010 bombings in Kampala.
JOHANNESBURG – South African President Jacob Zuma hosts his Palestinian counterpart Mahmoud Abbas to discuss the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
SOUTHEAST ASIA & THE PACIFIC
KUALA LUMPUR - Immigration department says sabotage of airport migration system by human trafficking syndicates has been going on for 10 years.
BANGKOK – Tense standoff continues between Thai special police and followers of controversial rich Buddhist temple, with abbot wanted by police for allegedly siphoning millions from credit cooperative.
MELBOURNE – Prime minister rejects deputy’s claims linking historical upsurge in refugees to ban on live cattle exports to Indonesia.
ANTALYA - Istanbul football giants Galatasaray and Fenerbahce will meet in Ziraat Turkish Cup final match.