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REUTERS WORLD NEWS OUTLOOK FROM MARCH 5

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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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TUESDAY, MARCH 5

BRUSSELS - EU economic and finance ministers meet.

BEIJING - First day of the the annual National People's Congress.

ABU DHABI/DOHA - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry visits Abu Dhabi and Qatar to end his first overseas trip. ** LISBON - Representatives of IMF, ECB and EU meet Portuguese MPs to evaluate bailout programme. ** BRASILIA - World Bank President Jim Yong Kim visits Brazil.

NAIROBI - Kenyan presidential election results

VIENNA - International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Board of Governors' Meeting (to March 8).

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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6

BEIJING - Second day of annual National People's Congress.

WARSAW - Visegrad Group to discuss Europe's defence capabilities with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande.

BRUSSELS - Israeli President Shimon Peres visits Brussels, meets EU Council President Herman Van Rompuy.

VIENNA - International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Board of Governors' Meeting (to March 8).

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THURSDAY, MARCH 7

LONDON - UK hosts ministerial-level meeting of Friends of Yemen in London. More than 35 countries and international organisations are expected to attend.

VIENNA - International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Board of Governors' Meeting (to March 8).

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FRIDAY, MARCH 8

MOSCOW - G20 Sherpas' Meeting (to March 9).

VIENNA - International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Board of Governors' Meeting (final day).

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SUNDAY, MARCH 10

LJUBLJANA - Prime ministers of Slovenia and Croatia, Janez Jansa and Zoran Milanovic, meet to tackle bank row (location not yet determined)

FALKLAND ISLANDS - Government holds referendum on Falkland islands' status as the Argentine government intensifies sovereignty claims (to March 11).

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MONDAY, MARCH 11

BRUSSELS - European Parliament Plenary Session (to March 14).

STOCKHOLM - Turkish President Abdullah Gul visits Sweden (to March 13). ** MOSCOW - Posthumous trial begins of Sergei Magnitsky, anti-corruption lawyer who died in custody. Magnitsky, a lawyer at Hermitage Capital Management investment fund, was arrested shortly after accusing state officials of a $230 million theft. He died in 2009 in pre-trial detention after 358 days in jail on suspicion of tax fraud.

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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13 ** OTTAWA - French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault visits Canada, meets Prime Minister Stephen Harper in Ottawa. ** LOMBOK, Indonesia - Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) finance ministers meet (to March 14). ** RIYADH - Arab interior ministers meet in Riyadh ** HERZLIYA, Israel - Herzliya Policy Conference

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