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

-- TOP WORLD NEWS --

+ POPE BENEDICT

VATICAN CITY: Follow-up on the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI. RAW 1000 GMT (Italian newspapers) 1200 GMT (soundbites Vatican) PKG. TBC

MARKLT-AM-INN, GERMANY: Reactions to Pope Benedict's resignation from his native German village. RAW. 1300 GMT

MANILA: Reax on papal resignation. RAW. TBC

+ HORSEMEAST SCANDAL

BUCHAREST: One of the Romanian abattoirs blamed in the horsemeat food scandal throws open its doors to the press to show that it has "nothing to hide". RAW. 1700 GMT

PARIS: News coverage of developments in the horsemeat investigation. RAW. TBC

+ MALI

GAO, MALI: News coverage of the conflict in Mali. RAW. TBC

DAKAR: UNICEF official warns over the recruitment of child soldiers in north Mali. RAW. 1000 GMT

+ US STATE OF UNION

WASHINGTON: Obama delivers his State of the Union address. RAW. 0230 GMT (Wednesday)

WASHINGTON: Senator Marco Rubio delivers the Republican response to Obama's State of the Union address. RAW. 0400 GMT (Wednesday)

-- OTHER WORLD NEWS --

+ EUROPE

BRUSSELS: EU finance ministers meet for talks on a single supervisor for banks and on EU growth. RAW. 1200 GMT

PARIS: International ministerial conference on continued security problems in Libya following the ouster of Moamer Kadhafi. RAW. TBC

PARIS: National Assembly holds a final vote on controversial gay marriage and adoption bill, before the legislation heads to the Senate. RAW. 1700 GMT

PARIS: Verdict due in trial of Zoe's Ark charity workers, charged with attempting to smuggle 103 children from Chad to France in 2007. RAW. 1700 GMT

+ AFRICA

JOHANNESBURG: South Africa accounts for more than 70% of Southern Africa's GDP yet growth is slowing and inequality is high. Interview with regional director of the African Development Bank. RAW. 1500 GMT

+ MIDDLE EAST & NORTH AFRICA

DAMASCUS: Monitoring Syrian conflict. RAW. TBA

TUNIS: Tunisia's leaders try to defuse a political crisis sparked by the assassination of opposition leader Chokri Belaid. RAW. TBA

+ NORTH AMERICA

NEW ORLEANS: New Orleans lets rip another Mardi Gras, the culmination of Carnival known for its drunken revelry, drag contest and bead-throwing. RAW. TBA

NEW YORK: More than 2,000 pure breed dogs compete for "best in show" at the world-famous Westminster Kennel Dog Show in New York. RAW. TBC

LATIN AMERICA & CARRIBEAN

RIO DE JANEIRO: Children's day at Rio carnival with 5 to 18-year-olds parading in the Sambadrome. RAW. 2300 GMT

-- SPORT --

VALENCIA, SPAIN: Champions League: Post-match press conference after Valencia vs PSG first leg match of last 16. RAW. 2330 GMT

SAO PAULO: Press conference with Rafael Nadal who is competing in Brazil's Sao Paulo tennis tournament. RAW. 2300 GMT

-- FEATURES --

HONG KONG: Blindfolded, handcuffed and locked in a dark room under the gaze of a surveillance camera -- it's not everybody's idea of fun. But a new reality puzzle game in high-pressure, money-hungry Hong Kong is playing on people's escapist fantasies. PKG. 0700 GMT

SESENA, SPAIN: A huge tip of used tyres blights the countryside just outside Madrid. Environmentalists say something must be done to clean up the toxic dump. RAW. 1400 GMT

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