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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 --

+ OKLAHOMA TORNADO

MOORE, OKLAHOMA: Following developments on recovery efforts in tornado-hit Oklahoma. RAW. TBA

+ FRIENDS OF SYRIA MEETING

AMMAN: British Foreign Secretary William Hague holds a press conference. 1000GMT

AMMAN: US Secretary of State John Kerry holds press conference. 1500 GMT

AMMAN: The "Friends of Syria" group, which backs the uprising against President Bashar al-Assad, meets to press a US-Russian bid to end the civil war. RAW. 17H00GMT

+ CANNES

CANNES, FRANCE: Chadian director Mahamat Saleh Haroun, presents his latest movie "Grigris". RAW. 0730GMT (trailer)/ 1230GMT (Interview with Haroun) / RAW. 2200 GMT (Red carpet)

CANNES, FRANCE: Danish film director of the hit 'Drive' Nicolas Winding Refn, presents his latest movie "Only God forgives". RAW. 0700GMT (trailer) /RAW. 1230 GMT (Press conference)/ 2200 GMT (Red carpet)

-- OTHER WORLD NEWS --

+ ASIA-PACIFIC

ISLAMABAD: Chinese Premier Li Keqiang visits Pakistan. RAW. TBA

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

HONG KONG: Interview with Takashi Murakami as he unveils his latest works in Hong Kong. RAW. 0900 GMT

+ EUROPE

BRUSSELS: EU leaders gather for a summit focused on energy policy and tax evasion. RAW. 1200 GMT (Arrivals)/ RAW. 1800GMT (Merkel press conference)/ RAW. 1900GMT (Hollande press conference)/ RAW. 2000GMT (Cameron press conference)

BRUSSELS: German Chancellor Angela Merkel is awarded Immanuel Jakobovitz prize for her support of Europe's Jewish community. RAW. TBC

MOSCOW: Member of punk group Pussy Riot Maria Alyokhina pleads in a Russian court for early release from her two-year sentence. FILE. 0900 GMT

PARIS: Press conference by anti same-sex marriage group. RAW. TBC

RUEIL-MALMAISON, FRANCE: Goodyear managers meet with unions over flashpoint Amiens factory which is threatened with closure. RAW. TBC

AUSCHWITZ: A group of Imams visit the Nazi concentration camp. RAW. TBA

LONDON: Man Booker prize awarded. RAW 2300 GMT

ROME: An exhibition celebrating the revival of antiquity in contemporary Italian art. RAW. 16H00 GMT

+ MIDDLE EAST & NORTH AFRICA

GOLAN HEIGHTS: Monitoring situation after shots fired between Syria and Israel. RAW. TBC

SINAI, EGYPT: Egyptian forces say they have deployed intense efforts to free seven of their own from kidnappers in the Sinai. RAW. TBC.

CAIRO: Nearly 140,000 Syrians have sought refuge in Egypt, many flocking to 6th of October city on the outskirts of Cairo, dubbed 'Little Syria'. PKG. REFILE. 11H00 GMT

+ AFRICA

KANO/LAGOS: Following developments as Nigerian military battle Islamists. RAW. TBC

MOGADISHU: A confidence vote is held over the new government. RAW. 1500 GMT

LUSAKA: Trial starts of Zambian rights campaigner Paul Ksaonkomana, accused of promoting homosexuality. RAW. TBC

MAPUTO/KINSHASA: UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon wraps up a visit to Mozambique and arrives in Kinshasa. RAW. TBA

ANTANANARIVO, MADAGASCAR: Senate votes to replace Rajoelina who is running in July's contested election. RAW. 1600 GMT

LAGOS: Ahead of his funeral on Thursday, literary scholars reflect on the work of Nigerian born Chinua Achebe -- known as the "father of modern African literature". RAW. 0400 GMT/ FILE 0500GMT

+ NORTH AMERICA

WASHINGTON: Bernanke reports to Congress on Fed monetary policy. RAW. TBC

-- SPORT --

LONDON: German football journalist Raphael Honigstein gives his view on this weekend's champions League final between Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund. RAW. 1700 GMT

-- FEATURES --

ST LOUIS, SENEGAL: The village of Doun Babe Dieye is the first casualty of the Senegalese city of St Louis, the former colonial capital of French west Africa which, little-by-little, is disappearing underwater. PKG. 0400GMT

YAOUNDE, CAMEROON: In Cameroon, being gay is a crime, and since 2010 at least 28 people have been prosecuted for same-sex conduct. Even so, some people are willing to speak out in a bid to encourage acceptance of people regardless of their sexual orientation. PKG. 0430 GMT

NEW YORK: In America's battle against rising obesity rates, one primary school's trying a new tactic. It's become the nation's only all-vegetarian public school -- and is getting high marks from its students. PKG. 0500 GMT

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