International 7-Day News Agenda

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Please note that all times are in GMT. Major events are listed under ‘Highlights’.

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ITALY – General election (0500 GMT) PICTURE. VIDEO. LIVE VIDEO.

UNITED NATIONS (United States) – UN General Assembly High Level Week PICTURE. VIDEO. LIVE VIDEO. (To 26)

DONETSK (Ukraine) – Referendums on annexation of separatist regions by Russia (To 27)

(*) MOSCOW (Russia) – President Vladimir Putin gives televised address after Ukraine annexation votes announced VIDEO. (To December 11)

TOKYO (Japan) – Hundreds expected to rally against state funeral for ex-PM Shinzo Abe (0900 GMT) VIDEO.

NEW ZEALAND – Public holiday to mark death of Queen Elizabeth II VIDEO.

TOKYO (Japan) – US Vice President Kamala Harris visits VIDEO. LIVE VIDEO. (To 29)

KANDAL (Cambodia) – Buffalo race to honour the dead VIDEO.

HANOI (Vietnam) – Pride Parade VIDEO.

LIVERPOOL (United Kingdom) – Labour Party Conference VIDEO. LIVE VIDEO.

GENEVA (Switzerland) – 51st UN Human Rights Council session (To October 7)

HANOVER (Germany) – IAA Transportation trade fair

MILAN (Italy) – Milan Fashion Week Womenswear, Spring/Summer 2023 PICTURE. (To 26)

KALOFER (Bulgaria) – Russophiles hold annual gathering VIDEO.

UMAN (Ukraine) – Annual pilgrimage for Jewish New Year Rosh Hashanah despite Russian invasion (To 27)

MATERA (Italy) – Pope Francis visits PICTURE. VIDEO. LIVE VIDEO.

SWITZERLAND – Referendum on issues including pension reform and eco-friendly farming

WARSAW (Poland) – European Parliament’s Renew Europe group meets (To 28)

UNITED NATIONS (United States) – 77th Session of the UN General Assembly VIDEO. LIVE VIDEO. (To 27)

(*) NEW YORK (United States) – President Joe Biden hosts a reception for UNGA attendees (To 28)

DETROIT (United States) – North American International Auto Show PICTURE. VIDEO. (To 25)

NEW YORK (United States) – Climate Week series of events, organised by the Climate Group (To 25)

MISRATAH (Libya) – Trial resumes of 56 suspected Islamic State group militants

TUNIS (Tunisia) – 3rd Mawjoudin Queer Film Festival

(+) CASABLANCA (Morocco) – Moroccan freed in Ukraine prisoner exchange returns home VIDEO. PICTURE. (To 26)

DUBAI (United Arab Emirates) – President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed al-Nahyan hosts German Chancellor Olaf Scholz VIDEO.

DOHA (Qatar) – Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani hosts German Chancellor Olaf Scholz VIDEO.

PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES – Occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip under blockade during Jewish holiday of Rosh Hashanah (New Year) VIDEO.

SÃO TOMÉ (Sao Tome and Principe) – Legislative, regional and municipal elections (0600 GMT) VIDEO.

WATERKLOOF (South Africa) – Africa Aerospace and Defence 2022, exhibition and airshow

JOHANNESBURG (South Africa) – Comic Con Africa, comics fan convention PICTURE.

HAVANA (Cuba) – Referendum on a new Family Code that includes same-sex marriage PICTURE. VIDEO.

MEXICO CITY (Mexico) – Digital content makers convention VidCon PICTURE. (To 25)

MOTEGI (Japan) – MotoGP: Japan Grand Prix

BERLIN (Germany) – Athletics: Berlin Marathon (0700 GMT) PICTURE. VIDEO.

(+) DAKAR (Senegal) – Swimming: swimming from Dakar to Gorée (1200 GMT) VIDEO. PICTURE.

KARACHI (Pakistan) – Cricket: Pakistan v England, fourth T20 (1430 GMT) PICTURE.

WOLLONGONG (Australia) – Cycling: UCI Road World Championships PICTURE.

SEOUL (South Korea) – Tennis: WTA tour – Hana Bank Korea Open – simple dames

TOKYO (Japan) – Tennis: WTA tour – Toray Pan Pacific Open – simple dames

SAN DIEGO (United States) – Tennis: ATP tour 2022 – San Diego Open (To 25)

CHARLOTTE (United States) – Golf: Presidents Cup (To 25)

NEW TAIPEI CITY (Taiwan) – Golf: Asian Tour, Yeangder TPC PICTURE.

LONDON (United Kingdom) – Tennis: 2022 Laver Cup PICTURE.

SAITAMA (Japan) – Boxing: Exhibition fight, Floyd Mayweather v MMA star Mikuru Asakura PICTURE. VIDEO.

HYDERABAD (India) – Cricket: India v Australia, third T20 PICTURE.

HONG KONG (China) – Mandatory hotel Covid quarantine for arrivals from abroad lifted

VIENNA (Austria) – UN nuclear watchdog IAEA holds annual General Conference VIDEO. (To 30)

SAN JOSÉ (United States) – Sentencing of Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes, convicted of defrauding investors VIDEO.

SINGAPORE (Singapore) – French Trade Minister Olivier Becht visits

NUSA DUA (Indonesia) – G20 Tourism ministers meeting

HONG KONG (China) – Trial of retired Cardinal Joseph Zen and a group of pro-democracy activists begins (0130 GMT) VIDEO. LIVE VIDEO.

PARIS (France) – Paris Fashion Week: Womenswear VIDEO. (To October 4)

PARIS (France) – Draft 2023 budget is presented to Council of Ministers

THE HAGUE (Netherlands) – ICC war crimes trial of alleged Seleka leader Mahamat Said Abdel Kani opens VIDEO.

(+) GENEVA (Switzerland) – Christie’s preview of giant diamond, The Fortune Pink, which will go on auction as part of the Magnificent Jewels sale in Geneva in November (0600 GMT)

(+) FRANKFURT (Germany) – ECB: Executive Board member Fabio Panetta’s speech on central bank digital currency (0730 GMT)

MUNICH (Germany) – Ifo business confidence survey (0800 GMT)

LUTON (United Kingdom) – Easyjet announces roadmap to carbon neutrality (0800 GMT)

PARIS (France) – Secretary-General Mathias Cormann hosts press conference to present OECD Interim Economic Outlook report (0830 GMT)

STOCKHOLM (Sweden) – Opening of new parliament, speaker elected (0900 GMT) VIDEO. LIVE VIDEO. PICTURE.

LONDON (United Kingdom) – Burberry show, London Fashion Week (1100 GMT)

ATHENS (Greece) – Migration Minister Notis Mitarachi holds a press conference (1100 GMT)

WARSAW (Poland) – Warsaw Conference on human rights in OSCE area (1200 GMT) (To October 7)

BRUSSELS (Belgium) – ECB chief Lagarde testifies before European Parliament (1300 GMT)

LUXEMBOURG (Luxembourg) – EU Court of Auditors report on EU action against illegal fishing (1500 GMT)

BERLIN (Germany) – Polish ex-president Lech Walesa awarded gold medal for services to reconciliation and understanding between peoples (1500 GMT) PICTURE.

BERLIN (Germany) – Ex-Chancellor Angela Merkel gives closing speech at event commemorating the election of Helmut Kohl as Chancellor 40 years ago (1700 GMT) VIDEO.

WASHINGTON (United States) – Nasa’s DART mission impact with an asteroid to deflect its orbit (2314 GMT) VIDEO. PICTURE.

BEIRUT (Lebanon) – Adjourned parliament session to approve 2022 budget resumes

SALÉ (Morocco) – International Women’s Film Festival (To October 1)

(*) JERUSALEM – Rosh Hashanah, Jewish New Year PICTURE. VIDEO. (To 27)

ABU DHABI (United Arab Emirates) – Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition (ADIHEX) (0200 GMT) (To October 2)

ABU DHABI (United Arab Emirates) – Abu Dhabi Business events week (0800 GMT)

NAIROBI (Kenya) – Ex-Football Kenya Federation chief Nick Mwendwa to go on trial on corruption charges

GAMBIA – 20th anniversary of the sinking off Gambia of the Senegalese ferry ‘Le Joola’, killing 1,863 PICTURE. VIDEO.

MEXICO CITY (Mexico) – Relatives of 43 missing students from Ayotzinapa march 8 years after they went missing (2000 GMT) VIDEO. PICTURE.

SEOUL (South Korea) – Tennis: ATP tour 2022 – Seoul Open (To October 2)

TEL AVIV (Israel) – Tennis: ATP tour 2022 – Tel Aviv Open (To October 2)

PARMA (Italy) – Tennis: WTA tour – Parma Open (To October 1)

TOKYO (Japan) – State funeral for assassinated leader Shinzo Abe PICTURE. VIDEO. LIVE VIDEO.

PARIS (France) – 200th anniversary of deciphering the Rosetta Stone hieroglyphs by France’s Jean-Francois Champollion

CAPE CANAVERAL (United States) – Launch of Artemis 1, NASA uncrewed mission to the moon (date subject to change) (1537 GMT) LIVE VIDEO.

WORLD – World Tourism Day

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan) – Former US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visits VIDEO. LIVE VIDEO.

ASHGABAT (Turkmenistan) – Independence Day

SZCZECIN (Poland) – Inauguration of the Baltic Pipe gas pipeline which will transport Norwegian gas to Poland (time to be confirmed) VIDEO. LIVE VIDEO.

STOCKHOLM (Sweden) – New parliament meets for first plenary session VIDEO. LIVE VIDEO.

FRANCE – CGT union centre calls for strikes over pay (To 29)

LONDONDERRY (United Kingdom) – Hearings to resume in prosecution of British soldier, accused of murder on ‘Bloody Sunday’ in 1972

DUBLIN (Ireland) – Irish budget for 2023 announced VIDEO.

FELIXSTOWE (United Kingdom) – Port workers strike over pay (0600 GMT) (To October 5)

FRANKFURT (Germany) – ECB monthly survey of credit growth in the eurozone (0800 GMT)

LISBON (Portugal) – UN Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment, David Boyd, gives press conference after visit (0900 GMT)

ESPERCE (France) – Presentation of the European project TinAIR, dedicated to the traffic management of unmanned aerial vehicles (1230 GMT) PICTURE.

MONTREAL (Canada) – General Assembly of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)

ORLANDO (United States) – President Joe Biden attends a Democratic National Committee rally

WASHINGTON (United States) – Trial opens of members of far-right group Oath Keepers, accused of seditious conspiracy over US Capitol attack

LOS ANGELES (United States) – Rock band Foo Fighters perform in concert, a tribute to their drummer Taylor Hawkins who died in March

UNITED NATIONS (United States) – UN Security Council meeting on Afghanistan (1400 GMT) VIDEO.

WASHINGTON (United States) – US consumer confidence index (1400 GMT)

WILMINGTON (United States) – Preliminary hearing in Twitter’s lawsuit seeking to force Elon Musk to close takeover deal (1730 GMT)

AL MANSURAH (Egypt) – Trial of researcher Patrick Zaki charged with ‘spreading false news’

DUBAI (United Arab Emirates) – World Green Economy Summit (0400 GMT) PICTURE. (To 29)

RABAT (Morocco) – Central bank board meets (0900 GMT)

TUNIS (Tunisia) – Africa-France Forum on Ecological and Energy Transition (0900 GMT) VIDEO. (To 29)

VIENNA (Austria) – Football: Friendly game: United Arab Emirates v Venezuela (1500 GMT)

VIENNA (Austria) – Football: Friendly game: Chile v Qatar (1700 GMT) PICTURE.

MURCIA (Spain) – Football: Friendly game: Saudi Arabia v United States (1800 GMT) PICTURE.

PARIS (France) – Football: Friendly game: Brazil v Tunisia (1830 GMT) VIDEO.

ROME (Italy) – Samantha Cristoforetti becomes the first European female astronaut to command the ISS

WASHINGTON (United States) – Public hearing on the US Capitol assault (1700 GMT)

WORLD – International day for the right to abortion

UNITED STATES – Netflix releases ‘Blonde’, a fictional autobiography of Marilyn Monroe based on a book by Joyce Carol Oates

ATHENS (Greece) – Athens Democracy Forum (To 30)

BRUGES (Belgium) – Belgian court rules on complaint by actress Sand Van Roy accusing Luc Besson of rape

BRUSSELS (Belgium) – European Commission presents recommendation on minimum income, project to protect workers exposed to asbestos

MADRID (Spain) – EU’s Justice Commissioner Didier Reynders visits (To 30)

LONDON (United Kingdom) – Christie’s live auction of James Bond memorabilia VIDEO.

LONDON (United Kingdom) – EBRD regional economic forecasts (0600 GMT)

NUREMBERG (Germany) – GFK German consumer sentiment index (0600 GMT)

STRASBOURG (France) – 30th anniversary of launch of Franco-German cultural television channel Arte (0630 GMT)

GENEVA (Switzerland) – Preliminary data published on melting of Swiss glaciers (0700 GMT)

MONACO (Principality of Monaco) – Monaco Yacht Show (0700 GMT) PICTURE. (To October 1)

BRUSSELS (Belgium) – Motorcycle industry conference on eFuels (1230 GMT)

BERLIN (Germany) – Chancellor Olaf Scholz holds talks with state premiers, press conference follows (1400 GMT)

BUDAPEST (Hungary) – Protest against tightening of abortion rules (1600 GMT)

WASHINGTON (United States) – President Joe Biden holds summit with Pacific Island leaders VIDEO. (To 29)

WASHINGTON (United States) – White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health

RIYADH (Saudi Arabia) – Judgment in the trial of ten Egyptians, accused of illegal assembly

NADOR (Morocco) – Hearing in the trial of Sudanese migrants following the Melilla/Nador border deaths

ESSAOUIRA (Morocco) – MOGA Festival 2022, electronic music festival (To October 2)

DUBAI (United Arab Emirates) – Dubai Metaverse Assembly (0330 GMT) (To 29)

RABAT (Morocco) – Jazz au Chellah, music festival (1930 GMT) PICTURE. VIDEO. (To October 2)

CONAKRY (Guinea) – Trial opens of those accused over 2009 Conakry stadium massacre, including Junta head Moussa Dadis Camara (date to be confirmed) VIDEO. PICTURE.

CONAKRY (Guinea) – 13th anniversary of the massacre at an opposition rally at the Conakry stadium VIDEO.

MEXICO CITY (Mexico) – UNESCO World Conference on Cultural Policies and Sustainable Development MONDIACULT 2022 (1900 GMT) PICTURE. (To 30)

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM (India) – Cricket: India v South Africa, first T20 PICTURE.

LAHORE (Pakistan) – Cricket: Pakistan v England, fifth T20 (1430 GMT) PICTURE.

THE HAGUE (Netherlands) – Trial starts of Rwanda genocide accused Felicien Kabuga VIDEO.

JAPAN – 50th anniversary of normalisation of Japan-China ties

BEIJING (China) – Monthly press conference of China’s Ministry of National Defense (online) (0700 GMT)

FRANKFURT (Germany) – Porsche AG IPO (0550 GMT) PICTURE. VIDEO.

STOCKHOLM (Sweden) – Right Livelihood Award 2022 press conference to announce winners (0600 GMT)

MADRID (Spain) – Inflation data for September, first estimate (0700 GMT)

BERLIN (Germany) – German economic institutes publish their GDP forecasts (0800 GMT) VIDEO. LIVE VIDEO.

STRASBOURG (France) – ECHR decision in case against former Romanian PM Adrian Nastase, accused of alleged illegal imports (0800 GMT)

WIESBADEN (Germany) – September inflation, first estimate (1200 GMT)

BERLIN (Germany) – Chancellor Olaf Scholz and France’s PM Elisabeth Borne address a press conference after talks (1415 GMT) PICTURE. VIDEO. LIVE VIDEO.

ATHENS (Greece) – EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen to address Athens Democracy Forum (1600 GMT)

BRUSSELS (Belgium) – Posthumous release of last album of late Belgian singer Arno, ‘Opex’, featuring duet with Mireille Mathieu (2200 GMT)

WASHINGTON (United States) – GDP Q3, third estimate (1230 GMT)

UNITED NATIONS (United States) – UN Security Council meeting on Libya (1400 GMT)

KUWAIT CITY (Kuwait) – General elections VIDEO.

ALGIERS (Algeria) – 60 years since Ahmed Ben Bella became first president of independent Algeria

HARARE (Zimbabwe) – Judgement in case against author Tsitsi Dangarembga charged with inciting public violence

ARUSHA (Tanzania) – East African Court of Justice expected to rule on legal challenge to eviction of Maasai from Ngorongoro (date to be confirmed) VIDEO.

BRASÍLIA (Brazil) – Quarterly inflation figures (1100 GMT)

RIO DE JANEIRO (Brazil) – Globo TV presidential candidates debate (2330 GMT) PICTURE.

NEW TAIPEI CITY (Taiwan) – Golf: Asian Tour, Taiwan Masters (To October 2)

VATICAN CITY (Holy See) – International Sports Summit to promote sport accessibility (To 30)

AUCKLAND (New Zealand) – Auto: World Rally Championship (WRC), Rally New Zealand (To October 2)

WORLD – World Maritime Day

MUMBAI (India) – Central bank announces rates decision (0430 GMT)

BANGKOK (Thailand) – Constitutional Court rules on suspended PM Prayut Chan-O-Cha’s fate (0800 GMT)

ALICANTE (Spain) – EU MED summit, bringing together Southern EU countries PICTURE. VIDEO.

BRUSSELS (Belgium) – EU energy ministers meet to discuss measures to curb soaring energy prices PICTURE.

LONDON (United Kingdom) – Court hearing for Jaswant Singh Chail, accused under Treason Act over crossbow threat to Queen

UNITED KINGDOM – Postal workers strike over pay (To October 1)

AMSTERDAM (Netherlands) – Philips shareholders extraordinary general meeting to vote on appointment of Roy Jakobs as CEO (0730 GMT)

BRUSSELS (Belgium) – Eurozone unemployment data for August and inflation for September, first estimate (0900 GMT)

MILAN (Italy) – Inflation data for September (0900 GMT)

(+) PONTEVEDRA (Spain) – ECB: Executive Board member Isabel Schnabel’s speech on the fight against inflation (1530 GMT)

REDWOOD CITY (United States) – FIFA 23 video game released worldwide

SAN FRANCISCO (United States) – Tesla AI Day, dedicated to artificial intelligence

WASHINGTON (United States) – US personal income data (1230 GMT)

UNITED NATIONS (United States) – UN Security Council meeting on DR Congo (1400 GMT)

MOROCCO – State of health emergency expires

CASABLANCA (Morocco) – L’Boulevard urban music festival PICTURE. (To October 2)

TUNIS (Tunisia) – Dream City Tunis, contemporary art biennial (0800 GMT) (To October 9)

N’DJAMENA (Chad) – Closing ceremony of the ‘Inclusive and Sovereign National Dialogue’ (DNIS) VIDEO. LIVE VIDEO.

MONTEVIDEO (Uruguay) – March for diversity and LGBT rights (2200 GMT)

CHENGDU (China) – Table Tennis: 2022 ITTF World Team Championships Finals (To October 9)

LAHORE (Pakistan) – Cricket: Pakistan v England, sixth T20 (1430 GMT) PICTURE.

SOFIA (Bulgaria) – Ceremony marks start of commercial operations of gas pipeline between Greece and Bulgaria

LATVIA – Parliamentary elections LIVE VIDEO. PICTURE.

BONN (Germany) – 40th anniversary of Helmut Kohl’s first election as chancellor

BARCELONA (Spain) – Fifth anniversary of self-determination referendum organised by Catalan pro-independence movement despite its ban by courts VIDEO.

BERLIN (Germany) – Gas surcharge to share soaring cost of energy comes into force

BERLIN (Germany) – Minimum wage increase to 12 euros-per-hour comes into force

LONDON (United Kingdom) – Rail workers strike, called by unions Aslef and RMT

LA GOULETTE (Tunisia) – Stopover of the cruise ship ‘The World’, on which 142 families are travelling around the world (0800 GMT) (To 2)

DUBAI (United Arab Emirates) – Cricket: Rule changes including allowing run-out of non-striker and permanent ban on saliva to shine ball come into force

MOROCCO – Rallye du Maroc motor race (To 6)

SYDNEY (Australia) – Basketball: Women’s World Cup 2022 – Final: TBC v TBC (0600 GMT)

CÓRDOBA (Argentina) – Football: Copa Sudamericana – Final: Sao Paulo v Independiente del Valle (2000 GMT) PICTURE.


BRAZIL – Legislative and presidential elections VIDEO. LIVE VIDEO.

WORLD – International Day of Non-Violence

SOFIA (Bulgaria) – Legislative elections

COPENHAGEN (Denmark) – 50th anniversary of Denmark’s vote to join the European Economic Community

BIRMINGHAM (United Kingdom) – Conservative Party conference VIDEO. (To 5)

SINGAPORE (Singapore) – Auto: Formula One – Singapore Grand Prix, Grand Prix PICTURE.

BURIRAM (Thailand) – Moto: MotoGP Thailand Grand Prix

GUWAHATI (India) – Cricket: India v South Africa, second T20 PICTURE.

PARIS (France) – Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe horse race PICTURE.

LONDON (United Kingdom) – Athletics: London Marathon PICTURE.

LAHORE (Pakistan) – Cricket: Pakistan v England, seventh T20 (1430 GMT) PICTURE.

LUXEMBOURG (Luxembourg) – Eurozone finance ministers (Eurogroup) meet

BAYEUX (France) – Bayeux Calvados-Normandy Award for war correspondents (To 9)

MONTREAL (Canada) – Legislative elections in Quebec

BAGHDAD (Iraq) – 90th anniversary of Iraq’s independence

TOKYO (Japan) – Tennis: ATP tour 2022 – Rakuten Japan Open (To 9)


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