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-- TOP WORLD NEWS --

+ US/SYRIA

Filed over past 12 hours:

WASHINGTON: The United States is taking a fresh look at whether to provide weapons to Syria's rebels after rejecting the idea previously, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says. RAW. VID513293_EN

+ US/NORTH KOREA

Filed over past 12 hours:

WASHINGTON: The United States calls for the "immediate release" of a Korean-American tour operator sentenced in North Korea to 15 years of hard labor for "hostile acts" against the government. RAW. VID513343_EN

+ EU ECONOMY

Coming up:

BRUSSELS: The European Commission presents its economic outlook for the EU. RAW. 1400 GMT

-- OTHER WORLD NEWS --

+ ASIA-PACIFIC

Coming up:

KUALA LUMPUR: Coverage ahead of elections on May 5. RAW. TBC

DHAKA: Monitoring the aftermath of building collapse. RAW. TBC

RAWALPINDI, PAKISTAN: Printers are working overtime as election campaigning in Pakistan enters the final straight ahead of the national vote on May 11. RAW. 0400 GMT

MUMBAI: Bollywood marks an impressive 100 years since its first film. RAW. TBA

KABUL: Coverage of Kabul's 'Sound Central' music festival. RAW. 0500 GMT

Filed over past 12 hours:

NEW DELHI: New Delhi demands justice after an Indian man on death row in Pakistan for spying dies nearly a week after he was attacked by fellow prisoners. RAW. VID513221_EN, VID512988_EN (photo of victim, soundbites from Indian FM, reaction from family and home village)

SURABAYA, INDONESIA: A group of policewomen at a May Day protest break into a performance of "Gangnam Style" to keep demonstrators happy. RAW. VID513254_EN

+ LATIN AMERICA & CARIBBEAN

Coming up:

MEXICO CITY/SAN JOSE: US President Barack Obama continues whirlwind trip to Mexico and Costa Rica. RAW. TBA

Filed over past 12 hours:

MEXICO CITY: President Obama and his Mexican counterpart vow to put trade back at the core of their relations and to work together in the drug war. RAW. VID513286_EN (arrival), VID513317_EN (presser)

CARACAS: Venezuela's opposition challenges the results of last month's presidential poll. RAW. VID513326_EN

+ NORTH AMERICA

Coming up:

BOSTON: On World Press Freedom Day, AFP and other media speak with the family of journalist James Foley, who was abducted in northern Syria in November. RAW. 2000 GMT / PKG. 2200 GMT

OMAHA, NEBRASKA: Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway holds its annual shareholders meeting Saturday in the billionaire's hometown. FILE. 0500 GMT

HOUSTON, TEXAS: National Rifle Association opens its three-day annual meeting. FILE. 0400 GMT/ RAW. TBC

Filed over past 12 hours:

BANNING, CALIFORNIA: Firefighters battle wildfires fuelled by high winds and dry conditions in California. RAW. VID513231_EN

NEW YORK: The last section of the spire is installed on top of Freedom Tower in Lower Manhattan. RAW. VID513235_EN

WASHINGTON: A five-year-old boy playing with a rifle given to him as a gift accidentally shoots dead his younger sister. RAW. VID513034_EN

MANTOLOKING, NEW JERSEY: More than six months on from Hurricane Sandy, crews were dismantling a house that had been swept into Barnegat Bay from Mantoloking, New Jersey. RAW. VID513276_EN

+ EUROPE

Coming up:

ANKARA: Japanese PM is expected to sign a multi-billion-dollar nuclear power plant deal with his Turkish counterpart. RAW. 1700 GMT

PARIS: One year after his triumphant election to the French presidency, Francois Hollande is in freefall in opinion polls and struggling with deficits, high unemployment and failed reform plans. PKG. 1700 GMT

PARIS: Chanel's landmark perfume No. 5 is the theme of an exhibition opening in Paris. RAW. 1800 GMT

PARIS: Cuban jazz pianist Chucho Valdes, son of the late Bebo, is releasing a new album in France. RAW. 1500 GMT

Filed over past 12 hours:

CASTEL GANDOLFO, ITALY: Benedict XVI returns to the Vatican, where he will live in a former monastery in an unprecedented arrangement that will see a pope and a former pope both housed in the tiny state. FILE. VID501520_EN

LONDON: Trekking fans get their latest fix at the premiere of 'Star Trek Into Darkness'. RAW. VID513295_EN

MILAN: The 'Milano Manga Festival' prepares to open to the public and traces the 200-year history of this popular art form. RAW. VID513225_EN

+ AFRICA

Coming up:

MOGADISHU: Mohamed Abdi Hassan shares his experience of being a Somali pirate, having given up hijacking ships in January. PKG. TBA

Filed over past 12 hours:

MOGADISHU: Almost 260,000 Somali people died during a brutal famine from 2010 to 2012 according to a UN report. FILE. VID435108_EN, VID361286_EN, VID361237_EN / RAW. VID513200_EN (UN press conference)

BAGA, NIGERIA: The fishing town of Baga is still deserted nearly two weeks after fighting between troops and Islamist insurgents left around 200 people dead, in a slaughter rights groups claim the military tried to cover up. RAW. VID513270_EN / PKG. NSV - VID513053_EN / VOICED - VID513054_EN

BRAZZAVILLE: South African president Jacob Zuma arrives for a summit of the Economic Community of Central African States. RAW. VID513290_EN

+ MIDDLE EAST & NORTH AFRICA

Coming up:

LATAKIA PROVINCE, SYRIA: When a landmine ripped Syrian rebel Jamil Lala's foot off, he expected to be relegated to a non-combat role far behind the lines. Instead, he learned to walk on a prosthetic limb and headed to the frontline once again. RAW. 0400 GMT

Filed over past 12 hours:

ZINTAN, LIBYA: Seif al-Islam, the detained son of Libya's late dictator Moamer Kadhafi, appears in court. FILE. VID513012_EN / RAW. VID513137_EN

MOUNT CHAAMBI, TUNISIA: Tunisian security forces are hunting two armed jihadist groups near the Algerian border. RAW. VID513304_EN

MANOUBA, TUNISIA: A Tunisian university dean accused of slapping a veiled female student is acquitted. RAW. VID513241_EN

-- FEATURES --

Coming up:

HONG KONG: Hong Kong generates 13,000 tonnes of rubbish each day - the equivalent of six Olympic swimming pools. But in a few years' time all the landfill sites will be full so new solutions must be found. PKG. 0600 GMT

POPINA, BULGARIA: Bulgaria is the poorest country in the EU, and as frustrations rise some people have turned to the desperate act of setting themselves on fire to reflect their deep unhappiness. AFP talks to one man who survived taking such extreme action. PKG. 1600 GMT

Filed:

JOHANNESBURG: Mandela's "brand" sells -- whether it's wine, clothing or cheap souvenirs. But it's also the subject of controversy, with family members and lawyers coming to blows over the proceeds. PKG. NSV - VID512534_EN / VOICED - VID512535_EN

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