Here are the main topics Anadolu's English Desk plans to cover on Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2023
ANKARA (AA) — Here are the main topics Anadolu's English Desk plans to cover on Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2023 (coverage may change depending on developing/ breaking stories):
RIGA - President Edgars Rinkevics to visit eastern border amid growing tensions with Belarus.
WASHINGTON - UN Security Council to debate use of chemical weapons in Syria.
WASHINGTON - Over 11,000 Los Angeles municipal workers expected to in strike in second-largest US city in bid to secure improved working conditions.
BEIJING - Monitoring developments as tensions persist between China, Philippines in disputed South China Sea.
SEOUL - Following evacuation triggered by expected typhoon at heat wave-hit World Scouts camp site in southwestern Saemangeum Reclaimed Area.
COX’S BAZAR - Following impact of heavy rains lashing coastal city of Cox's Bazar, southeastern Bandarban district, resulting in at least seven deaths, stranding of thousands due to floods.
BEIJING - China to release July foreign trade figures.
ANKARA - Turkish Transport and Infrastructure Ministry to reveal July airport statistics.
ANKARA - Turkish Treasury and Finance Ministry to release July data on central government debt.
BERLIN - Germany's Destatis to share July inflation data.
LJUBLJANA, Slovenia – Türkiye’s Galatasaray to visit Olimpija Ljubljana in UEFA Champions League third qualifying round’s 1st leg.
MELBOURNE, ADELAIDE, Australia – Colombia vs. Jamaica, France vs. Morocco matches to be played in 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup Round of 16.
Buffon, Ozil, Ibrahimovic & others; 2023 sees big-name retirements in football
By Can Erozden
ANKARA (AA) — The year 2023 saw a wave of big-name retirements in football such as former FIFA World Cup winners Gianluigi Buffon, Mesut Ozil, Cesc Fabregas and David Silva, ex-Real Madrid star Gareth Bale and Swedish football great Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
Researcher warns disagreements on Lachin road jeopardize peace in South Caucasus
By Burc Eruygur and Esra Tekin
ISTANBUL (AA) — The Lachin road has been at the center of growing tensions between Azerbaijan and Armenia in recent months, as Baku and Yerevan struggle to reach a peace agreement following 44 days of fighting that ended in a Russia-brokered cease-fire in fall 2020.
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