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:
ANKARA – CHP leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu to gather its central executive board meeting amid latest attack in the country.
– 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.
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.
LONDON – British parliament opens, MPs expected to take up Europe refugee crisis. British PM Cameron is expected to reveal gov’t plans.
LEFKOSA – Turkish FM Feridun Sinirlioglu and Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus President Mustafa Akinci to appear at joint press conference following their meeting.
-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
CAIRO – Egyptian military court jails 19 political opponents, including three children.
– 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.
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
– 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
BANGKOK – In wake of accusations surrounding Bangkok bombing, high profile Thai activist calls on authorities to treat Uighur still held in detention centers fairly.
SEOUL – Koreas begin new series of talks to discuss reunions for long lost relatives.
PHNOM PENH – First Cham witness testifies in Cambodia genocide trial (MERITS).