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AFP Europe News Agenda


What's happening in Europe on Sunday:

+ World powers seek landmark Iran nuclear deal

+ UN atomic watchdog chief heads to Iran

+ Syrian opposition discuss peace conference

+ Greece far-left opposition stage protest

+ Annual European MTV Music awards

GENEVA: World powers continue talks with Iran amid hopes that a preliminary deal can be reached on ending a decades-long dispute over Tehran's nuclear programme. No times announced. Picture. Video (IRAN-NUCLEAR-POLITICS-TALKS)

VIENNA: UN atomic watchdog head Yukiya Amano leaves for Iran for talks to be held on Monday on the IAEA's long-stalled probe into Tehran's alleged efforts, mostly prior to 2003, to develop nuclear weapons. Afternoon. Picture (IRAN-NUCLEAR-POLITICS-IAEA)

ISTANBUL: Syrian opposition continues internal meeting to discuss whether to participate in a long-delayed peace conference dubbed Geneva II. Picture. Video (SYRIA-CONFLICT-OPPOSITION)

ATHENS: Protests by main opposition party Syriza ahead of a no confidence vote against conservative Prime Minister Antonis Samaras's coalition government after forcible evacuation of former state broadcaster ERT. From 1600 GMT. Picture. Video (GREECE-POLITICS-UNREST-MEDIA)

AMSTERDAM: Annual MTV European Music Awards including performances by Miley Cyrus, Robin Thicke and Katy Perry. Starts 2000 GMT. Picture. Video. (ENTERTAINMENT-NETHERLANDS-MUSIC-TELEVISION-AWARDS-PEOPLE)


BERLIN: Commemorations for the 75th anniversary of Kristallnacht, the 1938 Nazi anti-Jewish pogrom that set the tone for the horrors of the Holocaust to follow. Interior Minister Hans-Peter Friedrich gives a speech in a synagogue in central Berlin in the afternoon. Picture (GERMANY-HISTORY-JEWS-HOLOCAUST)

SOFIA: Students protest to ask the government to step down and to mark the 24th anniversary of the ousting of the communist dictator Todor Zhivkov. 0900 GMT. Picture (BULGARIA-POLITICS-UNREST)

BUCHAREST: Romanians stage new protest against Canadian gold mine plan. Picture (ROMANIA-CANADA-MINE-ENVIRONMENT)

VATICAN: Pope Francis holds Angelus prayer to crowds gathered on St Peter's Square. From 1100 GMT. Picture (VATICAN-POPE-RELIGION)

BRATISLAVA: Results of regional elections where Slovaks elect heads of eight self-governing regions and lawmakers in regional parliaments. 1100 GMT. (SLOVAKIA-POLITICS-VOTE)

-- SPORTS --

LONDON: Last meeting of the season at the ATP World Tour Finals with a very different set of semi-finals, from the hotly-anticipated clash between familiar foes Nadal and Federer and the unexpected match-up Djokovic-Wawrinka. Final takes place on Monday. Picture (TENNIS-ATPFINALS-)