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Main topics Anadolu Agency English Desk plans to cover on Sept. 7, 2015

ANKARA – Here are the main topics that Anadolu Agency’s English Desk plans to cover on Monday, Sept. 7, 2015:

 

TURKEY

ANKARA – CHP leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu to gather its central executive board meeting amid latest attack in the country.

SPECIAL REPORT:

– G20: ‘Long, hard slog back to growth’ for world economy

by Andrew Jay Rosenbaum

ANKARA – Governments around the world face a daunting challenge in getting the global economy growing again, experts told Anadolu Agency at the Turkish B20 on Friday.

 

EUROPE

FRANCE:

PARIS – French President Hollande to hold his biannual press conference, the sixth of his presidency.

PARIS – French FM Fabius to give press briefing following two-day informal ministerial meeting on Climate change ahead of December’s COP21 conference.

UNITED KINGDOM

LONDON – British parliament opens, MPs expected to take up Europe refugee crisis. British PM Cameron is expected to reveal gov’t plans.

CYPRUS

LEFKOSA – Turkish FM Feridun Sinirlioglu and Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus President Mustafa Akinci to appear at joint press conference following their meeting.

SPECIAL REPORTS:

-Tsipras ready to cooperate with opposition

By Andrew Rosenbaum

ANKARA – As his popularity drops in the polls, outgoing Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has changed his stance, and offered to form a coalition with opposition parties. 

 

– China plans investment in Afghan economy

by Najam Abbas 

LONDON – China is seeking an expanded investment role in the Afghan economy. 

 

MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA

EGYPT

CAIRO – Egyptian military court jails 19 political opponents, including three children.

SPECIAL REPORTS:

– Five reasons behind Egypt’s delayed parliamentary polls

By Hussein Mahmoud

CAIRO – Egypt will hold its long-awaited parliamentary elections starting in October, three years after the dissolution of its last parliament.

– Prosperity in northeast Kenya undermined by conflict

By Magdalene Mukami

NAIROBI, Kenya  – Turkana, a town in northeast Kenya, has much to offer Kenya by way of natural resources, but its prosperity is being undermined by inter-communal fighting.

 

SOUTH ASIA

SRINAGAR, Indian-held Kashmir  – A year on from flooding that killed 500 people across divided Kashmir, traders and residents in Indian-held Kashmir protest against alleged lack of rehabilitation programs from Indian government

SPECIAL REPORTS:

– Tackling Pakistan’s problem with adulterated foods

By Aamir Latif

KARACHI, Pakistan – A seizure of meat thought to be pork highlighted the problem of adulterated foods in Pakistan’s markets but in Punjab, where the meat was taken, there has been a drive to end the problem.

 

SOUTH EAST ASIA & PACIFIC

THAILAND

BANGKOK – In wake of accusations surrounding Bangkok bombing, high profile Thai activist calls on authorities to treat Uighur still held in detention centers fairly.

SOUTH KOREA

SEOUL – Koreas begin new series of talks to discuss reunions for long lost relatives.

CAMBODIA

PHNOM PENH – First Cham witness testifies in Cambodia genocide trial (MERITS).

 

 

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