Here are the main topics Anadolu Agency’s English Desk plans to cover on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019
Here are the main topics Anadolu Agency’s English Desk plans to cover on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019 (coverage may change depending on developing/breaking stories):
ISTANBUL – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to meet Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko at Vahdettin Pavilion.
IZMIR/MANISA – President Erdogan to announce Justice and Development (AK) Party’s mayoral candidates for Izmir for March 31 local elections, followed by openings of Pepsico and Tirsan Kardan factories in western province of Manisa.
ANKARA – Following developments in case of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s killing.
ALEPPO/IDLIB – Monitoring developments in Syrian civil war in wake of U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to pull out troops.
SANAA – Monitoring developments in humanitarian crisis in Yemen.
Djibouti bases at Red Sea strait show outsize value
By Addis Getachew
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AA) – In 1991 thousands of Ethiopians, military men and women included, made an arduous journey, crossing the border from the Horn of Africa nation of Eritrea into the tiny nation of Djibouti.