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REUTERS WORLD NEWS OUTLOOK

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

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THURSDAY, JANUARY 24

BRASILIA - European Union-Brazil summit.

PARIS - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Global Forum on Public Debt Management (to Jan. 25).

SANTIAGO - European Union-Latin America and Caribbean (EU-LAC) Summit (to Jan. 26).

ADDIS ABABA - 22nd Ordinary Session of the Executive Council of African Union (to Jan. 25).

BUENOS AIRES - French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault visits Argentina (to Jan. 25).

ADDIS ABABA - Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir and his South Sudan counterpart Salva Kiir together will hold their second summit.

LIMA - Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy visits Peru (to Jan. 25).

TALLINN - Lithuania's Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius visits Estonia.

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FRIDAY, JANUARY 25

CZECH REPUBLIC - Second round of presidential election (to Jan. 26).

BEIJING - U.S. Special Representative for North Korea Policy Glyn Davies to visit China (to Jan. 26). ** VINA DEL MAR, Chile - "People's summit" kicks off ahead of meeting of heads of state from Latin American and the European Union. ** RABAT - Interior ministers from France, Morocco, Spain, Portugal meet to discuss regional security.

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SATURDAY, JANUARY 26

SINGAPORE - By-election.

SANTIAGO - The first Summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) and European Union (EU) (to Jan. 27). ** SANTIAGO - Chile's President Sebastian Pinera meets German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff.

TOKYO - U.S. Special Representative for North Korea Policy Glyn Davies to visit Japan (to Jan. 29).

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SUNDAY, JANUARY 27

SANTIAGO - Latin American Presidents meet (to Jan. 28).

SOFIA - Bulgaria will hold a referendum on whether to build a new nuclear plant.

ADDIS ABABA - 20th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of States and Governments of African Union (to Jan. 28).

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MONDAY, JANUARY 28 ** PARIS - France will convene members of the Syrian opposition coalition (0800).

RIGA - The three Baltic States' defence ministers to meet (to Jan. 29).

VIENNA - International Experts' Meeting on Decommissioning and Remediation after a Nuclear Accident (to Feb. 1). ** SEOUL - Myanmar's Pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi visits South Korea (to Feb. 1). ** MONTEVIDEO - Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto visits Uruguay.

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TUESDAY, JANUARY 29

BERLIN - Germany will host a Sudan investment conference.

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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 30

SEOUL - Preparatory Meeting for the Fourth Clean Energy Ministerial (to Jan. 31). ** ADDIS ABABA - Ethiopia holds 22nd Ordinary Session of the Executive Council of African Union.

TALLINN - Georgia's Foreign Minister Maia Panjikidze visits Estonia.

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