REUTERS WORLD NEWS OUTLOOK

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, FEBRUARY 8 ** MOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin meets Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbaev. ** ARLINGTON, VA - U.S. President Barack Obama attends ceremony for departing U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta.

HAVANA - Colombian government and FARC representatives to hold new round of peace talks (to Feb. 10).

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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11

BRUSSELS - Eurogroup Meeting.

NEW YORK - "Italy Meets United States of America" summit. ** KUWAIT CITY - International conference of the Council for Arab and International Relations.

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TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 12

BRUSSELS - EU Economic and Financial Affairs Council meeting.

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Barack Obama delivers his annual State of the Union address.

PARIS - France to host meeting on Libyan security. Ministers and senior diplomats from the United States, Britain, Arab nations, the United Nations and European Union to attend. ** TEHRAN - International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team to visits Iran (to Feb. 14).

MADRID - European Central Bank President Mario Draghi will meet Spanish lawmakers.

SARAJEVO - The Muslim-Croat federation parliament to vote on confidence in the current government.

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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 13

VIENNA - The U.N. nuclear watchdog and Iran will hold talks over Tehran's disputed nuclear programme.

BRUSSELS - European Economic and Social Committee plenary session (to Feb. 14).

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THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14

MOSCOW - G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors' Deputies Meeting (to Feb. 15). ** MUMBAI, India - French President Francois Hollande to visit India (to Feb. 15). ** LIMA - Hamad Bin Khalifa Al-Thani, Qatar's Emir on official visit to Peru, meets with President Ollanta Humala.

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FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15 ** MOSCOW - G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors' Meeting (to Feb. 16).

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SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 16 ** VILNIUS - Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski to visit Lithuania.

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SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 17 ** ECUADOR - Presidential and Parliamentary elections. ** ABU DHABI - IDEX 2013 - 11th International Defence Exhibition & Conference (to Feb 21).