Cihan News Agency Diary – II

ISTANBUL: Cihan News Agency latest on Thursday March 12 2015

Here are the main Video News items Cihan News Agency aims to cover today

TOP NEWS

EXPECTED

HUNGARIAN PRESIDENT VISITS TURKEY: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will welcome Hungarian President Janos Ader with an official ceremony at the Presidential Palace. A joint press conference and signing ceremony will be held after tête-à-tête and inter delegation meetings. Erdogan will also hold dinner in honor of Ader.

ERDOGAN RECEIVES DAVUTOGLU: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will receive Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu at the Presidential Palace.

DAVUTOGLU MEETS HUNGARIAN PRESIDENT: Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu will be received by Hungarian President Janos Ader. Davutoglu will later attend a program held by Ministry of Health.

GULF FM’S CONVENES: Foreign ministers of the Gulf Cooperation Council will convene in Saudi Arabia.

GREEK PM VISITS FRANCE: Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will visit France to attend the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) meeting.

TURKISH CHARITY/BRIEFING: Kimse Yok Mu, one of the leading nongovernmental charity organizations in Turkey, will give information about charity projects across the world at a panel held in New York.

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IMF REPORT/INDIA: The Indian economy has bottomed out and is on a revival path, with growth strengthening, helped by positive policy actions that have improved confidence and lower global oil prices, says the IMF in its annual assessment of the Indian economy. To continue on this trend, India needs to revive the investment cycle and accelerate structural reforms, says the report.

MAN STEALS ALMS BOX: A security camera revealed that an unknown young man stole alms box in a bookstore in the southern province of Osmaniye.

HOT SPRINGS IN SATURN: Scientists discovered hot springs on Saturn’s icy moon Enceladus which suggests that the floor of the satellite’s subsurface ocean may be home to near-boiling temperatures.

BOMB ATTACK TO TV STUDIO: Two country bombs packed in tiffin boxes were hurled at the office of the Tamil television news channel Puthiya Thalaimurai in Chennai at about 3 am this morning. No damage has been reported. CCTV footage shows four men on two motorcycles throwing the crude bombs at the entrance to the office. Police are investigating the attack.

CREW CHANGED ON ISS: On March 11, a day after handing over command of the International Space Station, Expedition 42 Commander Barry Wilmore of NASA, Alexander Samokutyaev and Elena Serova of the Russian Federal Space Agency said farewell to new station Commander Terry Virts of NASA and his Expedition 43 crewmates.

OTHER DELIVERED

WOMAN SUFFOCATES SUSPICIOUSLY: A woman was reportedly suffocated on Wednesday by her husband in front of their 3-year-old child following an argument in Istanbul’s Esenler district.

DETAINED JOURNALIST/REMARKS: Journalist Mehmet Baransu, who has been under arrest since March 1 due to documents he submitted to prosecutors prompting an 2010 coup case targeting the military top brass, was taken to dental treatment with handcuffs and told reporters he has been treated the way that coup plotters deserved which the government could not dare to do.

POLICE DISPERSE PROTESTORS: A group of protestors, who attempted to march to the graveyard where one of Gezi protests’ youngest victims Berkin Elvan was laid to rest one year before, faced with the harsh intervention of the riot police on Wednesday.

CALF AT CAR: A Turkish man took a sick calf to veterinary with his car by putting it back seat in central Turkish city of Yozgat.

BERKIN ELVAN DEATH ANNIVERSARY: Berkin Elvan, a teenager who died after succumbing to wounds sustained at the hands of police during the 2013 Gezi Park protests, was commemorated across Turkey on Wednesday amid tension between police forces and protestors, with more than 11 people reportedly having been detained.

REPORTER MUGGED IN AIR: The Istanbul-based Global Businesswoman Association (DunyaDer) held a panel on women’s economic empowerment on Tuesday at the UN in New York in cooperation with the Women’s Platform of the Journalists and Writers Foundation (GYV) to discuss ways how to strengthen the socioeconomic position of women in the society.

TURKISH BUSINESSWOMAN/PANEL AT UN: The Istanbul-based Global Businesswoman Association (DunyaDer) held a panel on women’s economic empowerment on Tuesday at the UN in New York in cooperation with the Women’s Platform of the Journalists and Writers Foundation (GYV) to discuss ways how to strengthen the socioeconomic position of women in the society.

FIDAN’S REAPPOINTMENT/OPPOSITION: A main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) deputy filed an appeal with the Istanbul Administrative Court on Wednesday to annul the reappointment of Hakan Fidan, who resigned as head of the National Intelligence Organization (MIT) to run for Parliament and then withdrew his candidacy.

HILLARI CLINTON/LETTER TO IRAN: Commenting on the letter sent by US Republican Senators to Iranian authorities on ongoing nuclear negotiations, former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told reporters at the UN that the “letter from Republican Senators was out of step with the best traditions of American leadership and one has to ask what was the purpose of this letter.”

HEAVY SNOW IN BULGARIA: A Turkish pregnant woman who was stuck in a snowy area in Rhodope region of Bulgaria was found and rescued with a helicopter on Wednesday.

GENDER EQUALITY/UN: Speaking at the high-level event themed “Unlimited Potential: Business Partners for Gender Equality” the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon recalled the landmark Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing in 1995.

PARKING DISPUTE/1 KILLED: A man was shot in the head during an argument over parking lot in Istanbul’s Bahçelievler district on Tuesday evening.

EARTH’S MAGNETIC PERSONALITY: NASA is about to launch a fleet of spacecraft to investigate the mystery of “magnetic reconnection,” which is making things explode across the cosmos.

SYRIAN REFUGEE WOMAN DIES: A Syrian woman died after she fell from balcony in the southeastern province of Turkey on late Tuesday.

NASA/COMMERICAL CREW: NASA astronauts Mike Fincke, Jeanette Epps and Suni Williams highlight the goals and impact Commercial Crew will have on the national priorities of space exploration and increasing research on the International Space Station.

OTHER DELIVERED

PROTEST BAN/IZMIR: The Izmir Governor’s Office announced on Tuesday that the right to protest and hold demonstrations has temporarily been suspended in the province in order to prevent any tension ahead of the June 7 general election, a decision which has been widely perceived as an initial impact of the government-sponsored internal security draft bill despite the fact that it is still being debated in Parliament.

JORDAN KING/EP SPEECH: Jordan King Abdullah, who is paying an official visit to Strasbourg, urged Europeans on Tuesday to fight against Islamophobia in Eurozone and underscored that hostility against Islam was fuelling extremism among Muslims.

PRO-AMERICAN RALLY/S. KOREA: As U.S. Ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert discharged from hospital on Tuesday after suffering a knife attack which was carried out by a South Korean activist last week, protesting the attack, a group of people and some non- governmental organizations held pro-American rally in capital Seoul.

DAVUTOGLU/ERDOGAN/POLITICS: Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu on Tuesday ruled out the idea of any clash occurring between himself and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on spy chief Hakan Fidan’s withdrawing his candidacy for Parliament.

SPAIN/TWO ISIL MEMBERS DETAINED: Spanish security forces arrested two members of Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) cell in Ceuta – Spain’s exclave in northern Africa – who allegedly were making preparations of carrying out a nationwide terrorist attack.

FLOOD IN RIVER MARITSA: As water level of River Maritsa fall into decline in Bulgarian side, on the contrary, is on the rise in Turkish side has reached to the alerming level.

TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS: At least two people were killed and twenty-four were injured as a result of the two traffic accidents which took place in Istanbul and another in southwestern Aydin province separately on Tuesday.

10 KILLED IN HELICOPTER CRASH: A group of French sports stars participating in a reality TV show were among 10 people killed Monday when their helicopters collided in mid-air while filming in northwestern Argentina.

ROBBERY IN JEWELLERY: A robbery, in which 150 gold bracelets and 150 watches were stolen by 6 robbers from a jewelry shop, was caught on tape second by second by the security cams.

UN-HRC TORTURE REPORT: The UN Special Rapporteur on torture, Juan E. Méndez, said children in detention are at a heightened risk of violence and abuse and are more vulnerable than adults to being subjected to torture and ill-treatment.

MINI COLLAPSE/1 KILLED: At least one miner was killed and two more injured in a partial mine collapse inside a coalmine in Zonguldak’s Eregli district of Turkey on Tuesday.

BAN KI-MOON/WOMAN REPORT: At the opening of the 59th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said that “as women thrive, so will we all. If girls are held back, the whole world feels the pain.”

EXPEDITION 43 VISITS GAGARIN MUSEUM: Expedition 43 Soyuz Commander Gennady Padalka and Flight Engineer Mikhail Kornienko of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos), NASA Flight Engineer Scott Kelly and their backups, Alexei Ovchinin and Sergei Volkov of Roscosmos and Jeff Williams of NASA visited the Gagarin Museum where they viewed historic space artifacts at the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center in Star City, Russia March 6.

CIHAN – LIVE POSITION

Slug: TURKEY SYRIA BORDER

Event: Covering latest developments from the Turkish province of Hatay along the

Turkey Syria border.

Location 1: Hatay Yayladagi

Location 2: Gaziantep- Kilis

CAIRO, EGYPT (Mobile and Studio): Cihan’s complete broadcasting and multi-camera studio with transport allows your firm to access developments in Cairo, the cultural capital of the Arab World.

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ISTANBUL, TURKEY – (Mobile): Follow the world from the middle of the world. Programming and TV access to Istanbul, a leading world city in art, culture, industry, media and transport.

ANKARA, TURKEY – (Mobile): Full programming access to one of the Asia’s leading capital cities and the workings of the Turkish government.

IZMIR, TURKEY – (Mobile): TV and transport access to Izmir, a city on the Aegean Sea and an important regional leader in the fields of Tourism and Trade.

KIRKUK, IRAQ-(Mobile): Mobile access to one of Iraq’s largest cities and a point of cultural dialog between Turkey, Iraq.

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