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- We plan to file the following videos on Thursday. Please check the daily advisories for any additions and amendments.

-- TOP WORLD NEWS --

+ TUNISIA

TUNIS: News coverage of events following the assassination of opposition leader Chokri Belaid. RAW. TBC

+ EU SUMMIT

BRUSSELS: EU heads of state and government meet to thrash out bloc's 2014-2020 budget (to 8). RAW. Rolling news coverage

-- OTHER WORLD NEWS --

+ EUROPE

PARIS: Defence ministry press conference on situation in Mali. RAW. 1400 GMT

ROME: Election rally for Silvio Berlusconi's centre-right coalition ahead of legislative election on February 24-25. RAW. 2200 GMT

SARAJEVO: Press conference with NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen as he visits Bosnia for talks on Sarajevo's goal of joining the alliance. RAW. 1400 GMT

BERLIN: Berlinale film festival kicks off. RAW. 1400 GMT (jury presser) 2100 GMT (red carpet)

BERLIN: Chinese director Wong Kar Wai's martial arts epic "Yi dai zong shi" (The Grandmaster) opens the Berlinale. RAW. 1700 GMT (presser) 1700 GMT (trailer)

ROUEN, FRANCE: Follow-up on takeover of bankrupt oil refinery Petroplus after legal administrators refused five bids. RAW. TBC

+ MIDDLE EAST & NORTH AFRICA

CAIRO: End of the summit of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation in Cairo. RAW. TBA

SYRIA: Monitoring conflict. RAW.TBA

BAGHDAD: Anti-government protests in Sunni-majority areas of Iraq have raged amid a political crisis two months ahead of key provincial elections. PKG. 0300 GMT

+ ASIA-PACIFIC

TOKYO: Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and government ministers attend an annual rally demanding the return of a group of islands annexed by Russia at the end of WWII. RAW. TBA

BANGALORE, INDIA: India's main airshow where foreign firms are eyeing New Delhi's growing defence budget. RAW. TBA

DELHI: The Indian government should better protect children from sexual abuse as part of reforms following the gang rape and murder of a student in New Delhi, Human Rights Watch says in a report. RAW. TBA

BEIJING: Every year, millions of Chinese return home for Lunar New Year. The annual migration is now easier with an online booking system and high-speed railways but many migrant workers miss out on the perks of China's new, improved transportation system. PKG. TBA

HONG KONG: A Hong Kong based astrologist gives her predictions for the Year of the Snake, which starts on February 10. RAW. 0500 GMT

+ NORTH AMERICA

WASHINGTON: Congress holds confirmation hearings for John Brennan to become CIA director. RAW. 2130 GMT

WASHINGTON: Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, and chairman of US Joint Chiefs, General Dempsey, discuss Benghazi attack at Senate hearing. RAW. TBC

PASADENA, CALIFORNIA: NASA press conference on the asteroid expected to pass close by Earth on February 15. RAW. 2100 GMT

As New York Fashion Week begins, we are filing the following videos:

NEW YORK: AIDS charity amfAR holds its annual gala to kick off New York Fashion Week. RAW. 0300 GMT

NEW YORK: Russian designers showcase their style on the eve of New York Fashion Week. RAW. 0300 GMT

+ AFRICA

BAMAKO/TIMBUKTU, MALI: News coverage of events in Mali. RAW. TBC

-- SPORT -

SOCHI, RUSSIA: Ceremony marking one year to the start of the 2014 Winter Olympics. RAW. 1900 GMT

MOSCOW: Clocks counting down to the start of the 2014 Winter Olympics are unveiled across Russia. RAW. 1900 GMT

-- FEATURES -

VESINET, FRANCE: The upcoming Grammy Awards in Los Angeles represent a great chance for one US performer, Gregory Porter, to cement his position as one of the stars of today's jazz scene. PKG. 0300 GMT

LONDON: The streets of London might not be paved with gold, but a number are home to precious pieces of street art. Street Art London gives tours of unique creations in the East End, turning the capital into an open-air museum. PKG. 0300 GMT

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