Here are the main topics Anadolu Agency’s English Desk plans to cover Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016
ANKARA – Here are the main topics Anadolu Agency’s English Desk plans to cover Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016 (coverage may change depending on developing/breaking stories):
– The scam artist who ‘sold’ Istanbul’s Galata Tower
By Humeyra Atilgan Buyukovali
ISTANBUL – Anadolu Agency recalls the career of the audacious Sulun Osman, arrested 55 years ago.
LONDON- Anti-immigration group PEGIDA UK scheduled to organize ‘silent march’ in Birmingham.
BERLIN – PEGIDA and sister organizations will stage rallies in 14 cities across Europe against ‘mass migration and Islamization’. Major rally will take in PEGIDA’s home city of Dresden.
– UK party slammed over ‘Islamophobic’ TV ad
By Michael Sercan Daventry
LONDON – Scenes showing the Turkish flag, Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar and boats buzzing across the Bosphorus were transmitted to millions of British television viewers on Wednesday night.
ASTANA- Turkish PM Davutoglu starts two-day visit to Kazakhstan, will meet President Nursultan Nazarbaev.
MIDDLE EAST-NORTH AFRICA
DOHA – Hamas and Fatah delegations expected to meet to discuss reconciliation.
– Gambia: Businesses welcome end of FOREX controls
By Mustapha K Darboe
BANJUL, Gambia – Money exchange dealers and the banking industry have welcomed Gambia’s decision to lift restrictions on foreign exchange rates, CEO of a private-sector pressure group has told Anadolu Agency.
BEIJING – At least five people confirmed dead and more than 300 others injured after magnitude 6.4 earthquake collapses buildings in south Taiwan.
MELBOURNE – Premier of Victoria writes letter to PM, saying state can take in children and asylum seeker families facing deportation to Nauru after High Court ruled in favor of legality of offshore detention policy.
YANGON – Election-winning party of Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi collecting information to file lawsuit against person who threatened over Facebook to kill National League for Democracy leader.