DIARY-Political and General News Events from Jan 3

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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 3

** KIEV - German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel visits Ukraine (to Jan. 4).

PALM SPRINGS, California - 29th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (to Jan. 15). HAVANA - EU Head of Foreign Affairs Federica Mogherini visits Cuba. ISLAMABAD - Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono visits Pakistan (to Jan. 4). BUDAPEST - Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki to visit Hungary and meet Hungarian PM Viktor Orban. BEIJING - UK International Trade Secretary Liam Fox visits China. - - - - - - - - - THURSDAY, JANUARY 4 BURMA - 70th Anniversary of Burma's Independence. - - - - - - - - - FRIDAY, JANUARY 5

PARIS, France - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan visits Paris to meet French President Emmanuel Macron. COLOMBO - Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono visits Sri Lanka.

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SUNDAY, JANUARY 7 PHNOM PENH - The ruling Cambodian People's Party celebrates the 39th anniversary of the victory over the Khmer Rouge regime.

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MONDAY, JANUARY 8 BEIJING - French President Emanuel Macron will visit China (to Jan. 10).

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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 10 WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump meets with Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg at the White House. LONDON - London Boat Show 2018 (to Jan. 14).

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THURSDAY, JANUARY 11

WASHINGTON/MOSCOW – 7th Anniversary of U.S.-Russia civilian nuclear cooperation agreement.

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FRIDAY, JANUARY 12 CZECH REPUBLIC – Presidential election. HAITI - 8th anniversary of Haiti's magnitude 7 earthquake that destroyed much of the Haitian capital.

BRUSSELS - European Motor Show Brussels 2018 (to Jan. 21). SOFIA - EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker visits Sofia.

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SATURDAY, JANUARY 13 DETROIT - North American International Auto Show 2018 (to Jan. 28).

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SUNDAY, JANUARY 14 CAIRO, Egypt - Vice President of the United States Mike Pence is scheduled to visit Egypt for meeting with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. TUNISIA – 7th Anniversary of ousting of President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali. NEW DELHI - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will travel to India on a four-day visit (to Jan. 18).

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MONDAY, JANUARY 15 ABU DHABI - International Water Summit 2018 (to Jan. 18).

ABU DHABI - World Future Energy Summit (WFES) 2017 (to Jan. 18). GENEVA - Human Rights Council, Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review, 29th session (to Jan. 26).

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TUESDAY, JANUARY 16

MOSCOW - The Gaidar Forum – 2017: "Russia and the World" (to Jan. 18).

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MONDAY, JANUARY 22 MANILA - Philippines Finance Minister Carlos Dominguez III will participate in the 1st Global Forum on Infrastructure Strategies, at the Sofitel Philippines Plaza, Manila.

BRUSSELS - EU Foreign Affairs Council will meet in Brussels. ADDIS ABABA - 2015 Summit of the African Union (to Feb. 1). MOSCOW - The Argentine President Mauricio Macri will visit Russia (to Jan. 23). GENEVA – United Nations Human Rights Council, Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice, 21st session (to Jan. 26). BRUSSELS - The Eurogroup finance ministers meeting in Brussels.

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TUESDAY, JANUARY 23

BRUSSELS - EU Economic and Financial Affairs Council meeting.

DAVOS, Switzerland - World Economic Forum 2018 Annual Meeting (to Jan 26).

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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 24

ADDIS ABABA - 2015 Summit of the African Union (to Jan. 31).

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THURSDAY, JANUARY 25

EGYPT – 7th Anniversary of beginning of Egyptian revolution, a series of mass popular protests leading to the resignation of President Hosni Mubarak.

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FRIDAY, JANUARY 26

LONDON - Costa Book of the Year will be announced.

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SATURDAY, JANUARY 27

VENICE - Venice Carnival 2018 (to Feb. 13).

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MONDAY, JANUARY 29 BRUSSELS - EU General Affairs Council meeting. MOSCOW - Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel will visit Russia (to Jan. 31). GENEVA – United Nations Human Rights Council, Working Group on Situations, 21st session (to Feb. 2).

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MONDAY, JANUARY 30

LONDON - Costa Book of the Year will be announced. - - - - - - - - - FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 2 GLOBAL - World Wetlands Day. - - - - - - - - - SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 4 GLOBAL - World Cancer Day. CARACAS – 26th anniversary of deadly Caracas riots. - - - - - - - - - MONDAY, FEBRUARY 5 NEW YORK – Men's New York Fashion Week 2017 (to Feb. 8) SAPPORO, Japan – 2017 Sapporo Snow Festival (to Feb. 11). - - - - - - - - - . TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 6 GLOBAL - Safer Internet Day 2018 will be celebrated with a theme of 'Create, connect and share respect: A better internet starts with you'. GLOBAL - International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation. BERLIN - European Police Congress (To Feb. 7). - - - - - - - - - THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 8 ASIA - Nirvana Day, Buddhist festival marking the anniversary of Buddha's death NEW YORK – Women's New York Fashion Week 2018 (to Feb. 16). PYEONGCHANG, South Korea - 2018 Winter European Youth Olympic Festival (to Feb. 24). VIENNA - Vienna Opera Ball 2018 - - - - - - - - - SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 11 NEW YORK/LOS ANGELES - 2018 Writers Guild Awards New York Ceremony. - - - - - - - - - MONDAY, FEBRUARY 12 NEW YORK - 142nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show (to Feb 13). - - - - - - - - - TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 13 BEIRUT - 10th anniversary of the death of Hezbollah commander Imad Moughniyah. GLOBAL - World Radio Day. NEW ORLEANS - Mardi Gras 2018. - - - - - - - - - WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 14 GLOBAL - Valentine's Day. BEIRUT - 13th anniversary of the assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik al-Hariri. - - - - - - - - - THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 15 BERLIN – 68th Berlin International Film Festival (to Feb. 25). - - - - - - - - - FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16 LONDON - London Fashion Week Winter 2017 (to Feb. 20). - - - - - - - - - SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 17 PRISTINA - 10th anniversary of Kosovo's declaration of independence from Serbia. - - - - - - - - - MONDAY, FEBRUARY 19 BRUSSELS – Eurogroup meeting. - - - - - - - - - THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22 LONDON - The BRIT Awards 2018. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 24 PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea - APEC First Senior Officials' Meeting and Related Meetings (to Mar. 9). - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

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