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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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FRIDAY, JANUARY 25

CZECH REPUBLIC - Second round of presidential election (to Jan. 26). ** SANTIAGO - French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault meets Chilean President Sebastian Pinera (2100).

BEIJING - U.S. Special Representative for North Korea Policy Glyn Davies to visit China (to Jan. 26). ** MOSCOW - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov meets Kazakh Foreign Minister Erlan Idrisov (0630). ** DETROIT, MH - Detroit City Council meets to vote on proposal for temporary layoffs and pay cuts for non unionised workers.

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. ** ANKARA - Turkish President Abdullah Gul to meet Tunisian Ambassador Mehrez Ben Rhouma.

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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). ** ISTANBUL - Syrian opposition to hold a post-Assad transition conference.

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). ** MOSCOW - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov meets Belgian Foreign Minister Didier Reynders (0700).

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 ** BERLIN - Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi visits Germany.

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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THURSDAY, JANUARY 31 ** BRUSSELS - European Union foreign ministers meet. ** NEW DELHI - Delhi Sustainable Development Summit 2013 (to Feb. 2). ** HAVANA - Colombia's official and FARC representatives gather for a new round of peace talks.

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SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 2 ** CAIRO - 12th Session of the Islamic Summit Conference (to Feb. 7).

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SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 3 ** CUBA - Parliamentary election.

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