Connect to share and comment

REUTERS WORLD NEWS OUTLOOK

Thomson ReutersEnlarge
(/GlobalPost)

Following are some of the main world news events expected in
the next week (all times GMT). Asterisks denote new listings.

- - - -

TUESDAY, JANUARY 8
** BERLIN - German Chancellor Angela Merkel meets Greek Prime
Minister Antonis Samaras (1030).

DAVOS - Launch of World Economic Forum's Global Risks 2013.

BRUSSELS - EU Council President Herman Van Rompuy meets with
Slovenia's President Borut Pahor (0800).

UNITED NATIONS - U.N. Security Council discusses Sudan/South
Sudan and their incomplete peace deal.

LONDON - British Foreign Secretary William Hague speaks to
parliamentary committee on the future of the European Union and
UK government policy.

WEST BANK - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to meet U.S.
special envoy for Middle East Ambassador David Hale.
** OTTAWA - Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper meets Benin
President Thomas Boni Yayi (1600). A news conference to follow
(1830).
** NIAMEY - Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan meets Niger
President Mahamadou Issoufou.
** ANKARA - Turkish Parliament's general assembly to vote on
draft social security law.

- - - -

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 9
** WASHINGTON - Afghan President Hamid Karzai visits United
States (to Jan. 11).
** BERLIN - German Chancellor Angela Merkel meets Malta's Prime
Minister Lawrence Gonzi (1230).

BERLIN - Czech President Vaclav Klaus visits Germany, meets
President Joachim Gauck and Chancellor Angela Merkel.

MEXICO - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and
Development (OECD) Mexico Forum: Public Policies for Inclusive
Development, organised by the OECD, the Economic Commission for
Latin America (ECLA/CEPAL), the Inter-American Development Bank
and the World Bank (to Jan. 10).

CAIRO - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to meet with
Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi.
** LIBREVILLE - Gabon to host Central African Republic peace
talks.

DAKAR - Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan meets
Senegalese President Macky Sall and Prime Minister Abdoul Mbaye
(to Jan. 11).

CAIRO - Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi visits
Egypt (to Jan. 10).

- - - -

THURSDAY, JANUARY 10

DAMARA, Uganda - Central African Republic rebels expected to
hold peace talks.

- - - -

FRIDAY, JANUARY 11
** WASHINGTON - U.S. President Barack Obama to meet Afghan
President Hamid Karzai.

CZECH REPUBLIC - Presidential election (to Jan. 12).

BRUSSELS - EU Economic and Monetary Affairs Commissioner
Olli Rehn speaks on "The EU and the economic crisis - the next
steps to recovery".

KIEV - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov visits
Ukraine.

- - - -

SATURDAY, JANUARY 12
** GHADAMES, Libya - Libya hosts summit with Algeria and
Tunisia.

- - - -

SUNDAY, JANUARY 13

ADDIS ABABA - Security officials from Sudan and South Sudan
are scheduled to meet.

ABU DHABI - The third session of the International Renewable
Energy Agency (IRENA) Assembly (to Jan. 14).

- - - -

MONDAY, JANUARY 14

HAVANA - Peace talks resume between Colombian government and
rebels FARC.

- - - -

TUESDAY, JANUARY 15
** ABU DHABI/ DUBAI - French President Francois Hollande visits
United Arab Emirates.
** VIENNA - Euromoney conference on central and eastern Europe
(to Jan. 16).
** WASHINGTON - U.S. Republican House of Representatives will
take a second vote on the $51 billion remainder of the Sandy
disaster aid package.
** CAIRO - Egypt's highest court holds first hearing to examine
the legitimacy of the upper house of parliament.

http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/reuters-world-news-outlook