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We will file the following videos:

-- TOP WORLD NEWS --

+ CYPRUS

Coming up:

NICOSIA: Cyprus confirms that banks will reopen after a nearly two-week lockdown. RAW. TBA

Filed over past 12 hours:

NICOSIA: A noisy crowd of about 1,500 stage a march through Nicosia to protest a eurozone bailout deal which delivers a major hit to big bank depositors. RAW. VID502481_EN

+ US GAY MARRIAGE

Filed over past 12 hours:

WASHINGTON: The Supreme Court signals it could throw out a US law that defines marriage as strictly between a man and a woman. RAW. VID502415_EN (plaintiff Edith Windsor arriving) / VID502487_EN (Windsor after the hearing) / VID502504_EN, VID502591_EN (gay marriage supporters)

-- OTHER WORLD NEWS --

+ ASIA-PACIFIC

Coming up:

YANGON: Monitoring religious tensions in Myanmar where sectarian violence has spread closer to the main city of Yangon. RAW. TBC

JIASHAN, CHINA: A few places in China give parents a rare right to have two offspring rather than one, but many stop at a single child anyway -- fuelling demands to end what critics call an unnecessary, harmful rule. PKG. 0500 GMT

SEOUL: A preview of the Seoul Motor Show which opens on Friday. RAW. TBA

YANGON: They have already embraced social media, but Myanmar's long-censored journalists are gearing up for a revolution in publishing that is set to transform the country's media -- daily newspapers. RAW. 0600 GMT

Filed over past 12 hours:

KARACHI: Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf back in Pakistan to contest election. RAW. VID502472_EN

NEW DELHI: Indian revellers during Hindu Holi celebrations, also called the Festival of Colours. RAW. VID502408_EN

+ AFRICA

Coming up:

BRAZZAVILLE: Chinese president Xi Jinping visits Republic of Congo. RAW. TBA

PRETORIA: Murder-accused Paralympian Oscar Pistorius appeals his bail conditions at Pretoria High Court. RAW. 1400 GMT

DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA: A new port could resolve South Africa's infrastructure problems. But with little progress on the proposed BRICS development bank, will this project remain a pipedream? PKG. 1200 GMT

Filed over past 12 hours:

UNITED NATIONS: UN Security Council weighs the question of whether to send peacekeeping forces to Mali. RAW. VID502553_EN

BAMAKO: British troops arrive in Mali to train the Malian military. RAW. VID502437_EN

DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA: Leaders from the BRICS group of emerging powers fail to launch a much-anticipated new development bank. RAW. VID502392_EN, VID502456_EN, VID502494_EN

BRAZZAVILLE: Streets of Brazzaville cleaned up ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit. RAW. VID502538_EN

LIBREVILLE: African Petroleum Congress and Exhibition opens in Libreville. RAW. VID502468_EN

ACCRA: Stock shots of the Ghanaian capital. STOCKSHOTS. VID500236_EN

+ EUROPE

Coming up:

VATICAN CITY: Pope Francis celebrates Holy Thursday in St. Peter's Basilica before holding another mass in a youth prison, during which he will wash the feet of the prisoners. RAW. TBA

PARIS: French President Francois Hollande, in freefall in opinion polls, makes a rare TV appearance. RAW. 2100 GMT

PARIS: Anti-gay marriage campaigners demonstrate during Francois Hollande's TV appearance demanding a continued ban on same-sex marriage. RAW. 2000 GMT

PARIS: Global experts on serial killers gather in Paris to compare notes. RAW. 1400 GMT

WINDSOR, UK: Inquest opens into the death of Russian oligarch Boris Berezovsky at his home in Ascot. RAW. 1200 GMT

LONDON: A British artist has created a portrait of disgraced French former IMF boss Dominique Strauss-Kahn using 5000 pornographic badges. RAW. 1200 GMT

Filed over past 12 hours:

LONDON: British Museum opens major new exhibition on the volcanic eruption of Vesuvius in AD79 which buried Pompeii and Herculaneum. RAW. VID502423_EN

+ NORTH AMERICA

Coming up:

WASHINGTON: Obama welcomes leaders of west African nations Senegal, Sierra Leone, Malawi and Cape Verde to the White House. RAW. TBA

WASHINGTON: AFPTV speaks to Senegalese President Macky Sall. RAW. 2300 GMT

+ LATIN AMERICA & CARIBBEAN

Filed over past 12 hours:

CARACAS: Venezuelan opposition candidate Henrique Capriles describes his campaign against acting President Nicolas Maduro as an "heroic and epic crusade". RAW. VID502570_EN

SANTIAGO: Former Chilean president Michelle Bachelet arrives in Santiago having resigned her position as head of UN Women. She may now throw her hat into the ring for the 2013 presidential elections. RAW. VID502455_EN

GRANADA, NICARAGUA: Catholic faithful in Nicaragua re-enact the crucifixion of Jesus Christ on a lake during Holy Week celebrations. RAW. VID502587_EN, VID502548_EN

-- SPORT --

Coming up:

RIO DE JANEIRO: Usain Bolt gives a press conference in Rio. RAW. TBA

Filed over past 12 hours:

ISTANBUL: Istanbul left an "excellent impression" on inspectors after the International Olympic Committee studied the Turkish city's bid to host the 2020 Olympic Games. RAW. VID502517_EN

RIO DE JANEIRO: Brazil Olympics stadium shuts over roof problems. RAW. VID502527_EN, VID502561_EN

CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA: South Africa's former rugby captains are honoured at a Hollywood Boulevard-style ceremony. RAW. VID502555_EN

-- FEATURES --

Coming up:

SALISBURY, MARYLAND: The effects of the huge budget cuts known as the "sequester" are starting to show -- as with the imminent closure or crippling of small airports which cannot maintain safety standards in the absence of federal air traffic controllers. PKG. 2300 GMT

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