ANKARA (AA) - Here are the main topics Anadolu Agency’s English Desk plans to cover Tuesday, May 31, 2016 (coverage may change depending on developing/breaking stories):
IZMIR - Prime Minister Binali Yildirim to meet Mayor Aziz Kocaoglu.
BERLIN - Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier expected to speak at Foreign Press Association event on EU-Turkey relations, parliament’s upcoming vote on Armenian “genocide” allegations.
SPECIAL REPORT: Delicious food: A common legacy for Greeks and Turks
By Magda Panoutsopoulou
ATHENS (AA) - Turkish and Greek cuisine share many more similar traits than just similar names; in fact, the two cuisines are remarkably similar.
MIDDLE EAST-NORTH AFRICA
JEDDAH - Gulf Cooperation Council annual session.
KAMPALA - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan starts four-day East Africa tour.
KIGALI - Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu to hold talks with counterpart Louise Mushikiwabo.
JEDDAH - Leaders of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) to hold 16th annual consultative session.
SEOUL - South’s military says North Korea’s attempt to test-fire an intermediate-range ballistic missile was failure.
BANGKOK - Thailand to participate in China-sponsored war games as ties with West remain cool.
SINGAPORE - Four Bangladeshis convicted of financing terrorism.
Japan’s Abe faces crucial tax-election decision
By Todd Crowell
TOKYO (AA) – For one heady week, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was at the center of international attention, first hosting the G7 meeting in central Ise Shima and then escorting President Barack Obama in his historic visit to Hiroshima.