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

-- TOP WORLD NEWS --

+ POPE

VATICAN CITY: Pope Benedict XVI holds at 0930 GMT a final general audience in St. Peter's Square that is expected to draw a huge crowd, ahead of his historic resignation on Thursday. RAW. 1200 GMT. PKG. 1900 GMT

ROME: As Pope Benedict XVI bows out as head of the Roman Catholic Church, AFPTV looks at the few weeks when cardinals around the world will choose a new leader. RAW. (interview analyst) PKG. 2000 GMT

VARIOUS: Second series of images of cardinals tipped to become the next pope. FILE. 1300 GMT

Still available:

VATICAN CITY: Profile of Pope Benedict as he prepares for his final general audience in St Peter's on Wednesday before he bows out as pontiff. FILE. VID489945_EN. PKG. NSV - VID493943_EN / VOICED - VID493944_EN

VARIOUS: First file of cardinals tipped to become the next pope. FILE. VID493210_EN

+ LUXOR ACCIDENT

LUXOR, EGYPT: Following events after a hot air balloon explodes while flying over the ancient temple city of Luxor. RAW. TBA

HONG KONG: Monitoring events after 9 Hong Kong citizens were feared to be among the 19 tourists killed in Egypt's hot air balloon explosion. RAW. TBC

-- OTHER WORLD NEWS --

+ EUROPE

PARIS: Secretary of State John Kerry meets with President Francois Hollande and Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius. RAW. 1000 GMT. 1500 GMT

ROME: Secretary of State John Kerry arrives in Rome around 1600 GMT for talks with Foreign Minister Giulio Terzi. RAW. TBC

PARIS: French MPs to debate the country's ongoing intervention in Mali. RAW. 1800 GMT

BERLIN: EADS aerospace giant releases 2012 annual results. RAW. 1200 GMT

LISBON: Troika of international lenders -- IMF, EU, ECB -- starts seventh evaluation of reforms introduced in exchange for 2011 bailout. STOCKSHOTS. 0330 GMT

PARIS: Eccentric Danish designer Henrik Vibskov presents his 'Neck Plus Ultra' installation in Paris. RAW. 1100 GMT

PARIS: Guy Laroche shows Autumn/Winter line at Paris fashion week. RAW. 1800 GMT

+ AFRICA

YAMOUSSOUKRO: West African leaders open a two-day summit dominated by the Mali campaign and their pledges of troops to a West African force. RAW. TBA

GAO, MALI: Monitoring events in Mali. RAW. TBC

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA: Prince Harry attends a gala dinner, to raise money for a project helping young people infected with or affected by HIV/AIDS. RAW. TBC

NAIROBI: Ahead of the first round of the presidential election on Monday, file of outgoing President Mwai Kibaki and the post-election violence after the 2007 election. FILE. 0400 GMT

Ahead of next week's CITES on endangered species, we are filing the following feature:

SAMBURU, NORTHERN KENYA: A huge rise in poaching could see elephants nearly wiped out across Eastern Africa, unless urgent action is taken. Conservationists want ivory trade stopped next month at the CITES meeting. PKG. 0300 GMT

PRETORIA: The Oscar Pistorius murder case has profoundly shocked South Africans, not just because he was once their sporting hero, but also because the case symbolises many of the country's woes: gun crime and violence against women. PKG. 1900 GMT

+ ASIA PACIFIC

TOKYO: North Korean students in Japan say they are unfairly caught up in geopolitics as their schools lose funding in the wake of Pyongyang's latest nuclear test. PKG. 0700 GMT

TOKYO: A Japanese skyscraper is being demolished floor by floor instead of being blown up with explosives or smashed up with a wrecking ball. RAW. TBA

+ MIDDLE EAST & NORTH AFRICA

TUNIS: Prime minister-designate Ali Larayedh continues efforts to forge a new coalition as police track the killer of an opposition leader. RAW. TBA

SYRIA: Monitoring conflict. RAW. TBC

BEIRUT: Arab rappers Khat Thaleth are vocalizing the reaties of a new generation. RAW. 0400GMT

JERUSALEM: An East Jerusalem family is waiting for an Israeli Supreme Court decision stop a court order to evict the family on March 1st from their house that they say they have been living in since 1964. PKG. 0400 GMT

+ NORTH AMERICA

WASHINGTON: Following developments with only two days to go before automatic government budget cuts known as the "sequester" kick in. RAW. TBC

CUPERTINO, CALIFORNIA: Apple shareholder meeting. FILE. 0500 GMT

WASHINGTON: Obama dedicates a statue in Congress to civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks -- the first of an African-American woman in the US Capitol Building. RAW. TBA

-- SPORT --

SINGAPORE: Women's golf world number one Tseng Yani of Taiwan arrives in Singapore for the HSBC Women's Champions. RAW. 0400 GMT

PRETORIA: The Oscar Pistorius murder case has profoundly shocked South Africans, not just because he was once their sporting hero, but also because the case symbolises many of the country's woes: gun crime and violence against women. PKG. 1900 GMT

-- FEATURES --

BUDAPEST: Hungary's Jewish community number more than one-hundred thousand, and yet the rise of Jobbik -the radical nationalist party-which has breathed new life into the country's neo-Nazi movement, is causing some Jews to leave the country altogether. PKG. 0300 GMT

BUENOS AIRES/BOGOTA: Cumbia started life as rural Colombian folk music but has since taken Latin America by storm with electronic cumbia nights all the rage among Argentina's hipsters. PKG. 2000 GMT

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