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SOCHI, RUSSIA: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon discusses the Syrian crisis with Russian President Vladimir Putin. RAW. TBC

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WASHINGTON: Obama and Turkish PM Erdogan discuss Syria, both agreeing that "Assad needs to go". RAW. VID517234_EN, VID517206_EN (arrival), VID517342_EN (Biden, Erdogan)

LONDON: French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian tells AFP that France is following allegations over the use of chemical weapons in Syria closely. RAW. VID517146_EN

DAMASCUS: Tenacious parents and staff are keeping the French Lycee in the Syrian capital open despite the conflict. RAW. VID517048_EN


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KANO, NIGERIA: Army sends 2,000 troops to re-take land held by Boko Haram. RAW. TBC


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LONDON: Reaction after David Beckham announced he will retire at the end of the season. RAW. TBC

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LONDON: David Beckham is to retire from professional football at the end of the season. PKG. NSV - VID517275_EN / VOICED - VID517276_EN

LONDON: Reactions to the announcement that David Beckham is retiring. RAW. VID517279_EN (voxpops)

VARIOUS: File images of former England captain David Beckham. FILE. VID499997_EN, VID487044_EN / VID517295_EN (photos)


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CHITTAGONG, BANGLADESH/SITTWE, MYANMAR: Monitoring as more than a dozen people are killed after a cyclone slams into the Bangladeshi coast, forcing a million people to be evacuated including in a region of neighbouring Myanmar torn apart by communal unrest. RAW. TBA

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CHITTAGONG, BANGLADESH: A cyclone slams into Bangladesh. RAW. VID517142_EN, VID517259_EN

SITTWE, MYANMAR: Displaced Rohingya Muslims are too scared to move from their camps even though Cyclone Mahasen has already proved deadly in neighbouring Bangladesh. PKG. NSV - VID517131_EN / VOICED - VID517132_EN


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CANNES, FRANCE: The 66th Cannes Film Festival continues with Oscar-winning Iranian director Asghar Farhadi's "The Past". RAW. Trailer 1200 GMT. News conference 1300 GMT. Red Carpet 2100 GMT

CANNES, FRANCE: Controversial Chinese contender Jia Zhangke presents "A Touch of Sin" at the Cannes film festival. RAW. Trailer 1200 GMT. News conference 1500 GMT. Red Carpet 2230 GMT

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CANNES, FRANCE: Chinese director Jia Zhangke hopes his Cannes entry will spark debate. RAW. VID517333_EN

CANNES, FRANCE: Sofia Coppola presents "The Bling Ring". RAW. VID517216_EN

CANNES, FRANCE: Trailer of François Ozon's "Jeune Et Jolie" ("Young & Beautiful") which is competing for the Palme d'Or. RAW. VID516691_EN (presser), VID517269_EN (red carpet)

CANNES, FRANCE: Mexican director Amat Escalante presents "Heli" a tale of extreme violence and love, which is competing for the Palme d'Or. RAW. VID517170_EN (presser), VID517070_EN (trailer



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ISLAMABAD: Monitoring developments of efforts to form a new government. RAW. TBC


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MALMÖ, SWEDEN: The night before the Eurovision song contest final takes place. RAW / PKG. TBA

MILAN: Karima El Mahroug, alias "Ruby the heart stealer", who was embroiled in a sex scandal involving former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi, appears in court. RAW. TBA

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PARIS: Embattled President Hollande vows to 'go on offensive' in his second year in office. RAW. VID517256_EN

GENEVA: The UN's labour organisation hails a deal between umbrella groups and 31 top retailers in a drive to make Bangladesh's garment factories safer. RAW. VID517287_EN

TBILISI: The bodies of three Georgian soldiers killed in a suicide bombing in Afghanistan arrive home. RAW. VID517238_EN

MARSEILLE, FRANCE: Defence continues closing arguments in the faulty breast implant firm PIP trial. RAW. VID517244_EN

KIEV: Ukraine's PinchukArtCentre hosts an exhibition on the transformation of Chinese society with works from three generations of contemporary artists. RAW. VID517308_EN


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HARARE: Movement for Democratic change Congress. RAW. 1600 GMT

ABYEI, SOUTH SUDAN: Tensions on the rise after death of tribal chief. RAW. 1200 GMT

ANTANANARIVO: Electoral Commission outlines procedure for upcoming presidential elections. RAW. TBA

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BAMAKO: French first lady Valerie Trierweiler continues a two-day visit to Mali to show support for women and children displaced by the war. RAW. VID517335_EN


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KIRKUK, IRAQ: A suicide bomber attacks Shiite mourners in north Iraq killing 12 people, and 13 die in other violence. RAW. VID517374_EN


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WASHINGTON: Turkey's Erdogan delivers an address at the Brookings Institution. RAW. TBA

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND: Obama travels to Baltimore to talk about jobs. RAW. TBA

DALLAS/FORT WORTH: Stockshots of Dallas and its twin city Fort Worth including corporate headquarters and the historic site where John F. Kennedy was assassinated. STOCKSHOTS. 0500 GMT

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GRANBURY, TEXAS: Rescuers still searching for survivors of tornadoes in Texas after at least six people were killed. RAW. VID517219_EN, VID517037_EN

HOUSTON, TEXAS: Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield recalls his safe return from a five-month mission to space, and his welcome as a celebrity back on Earth. RAW. VID517357_EN

NEW YORK: Prime Minister Stephen Harper in New York promoting the planned Keystone XL pipeline. RAW. VID517384_EN

NEW YORK: A guitar played by Beatles John Lennon and George Harrison is among items up for auction Saturday at the Hard Rock Cafe. RAW. VID516786_EN

WASHINGTON: US computer giant Dell says its quarterly profit plunged 79 percent from a year ago. FILE. VID517375_EN

TYSON'S CORNER, VIRGINIA: The annual "pet bloggers'" conference kicks off, bringing together animals and the humans who love them. RAW. VID517388_EN


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MEXICO CITY: Coverage of Mexico's Popocatepetl volcano which spewed a new column of ash and rocks. RAW. TBA

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RIO DE JANEIRO: Stockshot images of the final touches to Maracana stadium. RAW. VID517303_EN

ARICA, CHILE: Chile reopens its section of the centenary Arica-La Paz railway, a feat of engineering spanning 273 miles from the north of the country to Bolivia's commercial capital. RAW. VID517311_EN

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SHANGHAI: Four Olympic champions and three world record holders are among the array of international track and field stars set to convene for the 2013 Shanghai Diamond League meeting. RAW. TBA (presser)



GAZA CITY: Film-makers in the Gaza Strip have finished making what they say is the first Palestinian three-dimensional animated film. PKG. NSV - VID515300_EN / VOICED - VID515301_EN

ATHENS: A new delivery service in Greece is helping young people who live alone receive food made by their mothers, in a bid to save money and keep them well-fed. PKG. NSV - VID517108_EN / VOICED - VID517109_EN

PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA: If walls could talk, Philadelphia would be abuzz with the stories ringing out from its murals. The historic colonial city is home to the nation's biggest public art project, and redefining its urban fabric one mural at a time PKG. NSV - VID516999_EN / VOICED - VID516700_EN

DAKAR: Pape Niang is one of the most important musicians and singers on Senegal's vibrant and world-renowned music scene. Blind since birth, he has been organising for several months "Handicapable," a project to train and support the disabled. PKG. NSV - VID516283_EN / VOICED - VID516282_EN


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