ANKARA (AA) - Here are the main topics Anadolu’s English Desk plans to cover on Monday, Feb. 6, 2023 (coverage may change depending on developing/breaking stories):
KAHRAMANMARAS - Following developments after series of powerful earthquakes hit southern and southeastern provinces of Türkiye, also affecting Syria and other countries including Egypt, Lebanon, Israel, Iraq, and island of Cyprus.
WASHINGTON - Monitoring developments after US shoots down suspected Chinese surveillance balloon.
NEW YORK - UN chief Antonio Guterres to outline priorities for 2023 in General Assembly address.
LONDON - Monitoring developments as Britain braces for biggest industrial action by NHS workers.
BRUSSELS - European affairs ministers to gather in Brussels to prepare for special summit of EU leaders later this week.
PARIS - Refinery workers, other staff in petroleum sector to launch 48 hour-strike.
PARIS - Lawmakers to start discussions on French government’s controversial pension reform plan that has triggered mass protests.
MADRID - Flights to and from Spain expected to be affected as air traffic controllers at 16 airports to stage walkouts.
LUXEMBOURG - European statistical office to release retail sales figures for December 2022.
BERLIN - Germany’s statistical authority Destatis to release factory orders data for December 2022.
ANKARA - TurkStat to release Türkiye’s population figures for 2022.
Keeping asylum-seeking minors in government-run hotels legally unacceptable in UK: Expert
By Burak Bir
LONDON (AA) - Unaccompanied minors should have never been placed in hotels by the government as it is not a safe option for children and contradicts British law, according to a legal expert.