AFPTV Agenda for the week ahead

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WASHINGTON, NOVEMBER 9, 2017 (AFP) – We plan to file the following videos over the coming week. Please consult the daily advisories for additions and amendments.

— SATURDAY NOV 11 —

ASIA PACIFIC

HANOI: US President Donald Trump to pay an official visit to Vietnam

DA NANG, VIETNAM: APEC summit closes.

MANILA: Security and preparation images for ASEAN and East Asia summits

SHANGHAI: “Single’s Day” nationwide annual shopping festival, created by Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba

EUROPE

BARCELONA: Pro-independence rally for the release of arrested Catalan leaders. LIVE

WARSAW: Polish nationalists hold annual Independence Day march as an ultra-Catholic radio station calls on faithful to circle parliament in prayer. 1400 GMT

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY: Budapest will unveil a 2-meter-tall bronze statue of Hungarian star Bud Spencer. 1600 GMT

BONN, GERMANY: Protests demanding greater action to combat climate change. On merit.

PARIS: France’s Macron participates in Armistice Day celebrations. LIVE

MIDDLE EAST & NORTH AFRICA

DAMASCUS/IDLIB: Conflict in Syria. TBC

ABU DHABI: Louvre Abu Dhabi opens to the public. LIVE 0800 GMT

. Visitors react. 1100 GMT

. Dogons mask show. 1500 GMT

GAZA: Rally for the anniversary of Arafat’s death. 1400 GMT

+NORTH AMERICA

WASHINGTON: A US socialist movement has tripled its numbers and is fighting to be a force in US politics.PKG

LOS ANGELES: French director Agnes Varda receives an honorary Oscar. 0600 (Sun)

+ LATIN AMERICA & CARIBBEAN

SAN JOSE, COSTA RICA: World Robot Olympiad. 2330 GMT

+SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA

BUJUMBURA: Burundi bans women from playing traditional drums. 0400 GMT

SPORT

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WELLINGTON: Football/WC-2018 qualifier. New-Zealand – Peru match coverage. Fans arrival. 0300 GMT; Post-match presser. 0800 GMT

MARRAKECH, MOROCCO: Judo. World Championships Open. Teddy Riner aims his tenth World Champion title.

ABIDJAN: Football/WC-2018 qualifier. Ivory Coast-Morocco post-match presser. ESTIMATED 2230 GMT

TUNIS: Football/WC-2018 qualifier. Tunisians post-match reaction.

MARRAKECH, MOROCCO: Football/WC-2018 qualifier. Moroccans post-match reaction.

SAINT-DENIS, FRANCE: Rugby. France-New Zealand post-match presser. 0100 GMT

— SUNDAY NOV 12 —

ASIA PACIFIC

MANILA: Asian leaders and US president US President Donald Trump arrive for ASEAN summit

HANOI: Xi Jinping makes state visit to Vietnam

YUSHUTUN, CHINA: Wang Enlin has used his self-taught legal skills to take on a big chemical factory in court over pollution that destroyed his farmland.

EUROPE

PARIS: Coverage as French capital marks 2-year anniversary of terror attacks. FILE

PARIS: Emmanuel Macron participates in ceremonies for victims of the attacks.

.Stade de France ceremony. LIVE 0700 GMT

.Ceremonies at the bars that were attacked. LIVE 0740 GMT

.Ceremony at the Bataclan. LIVE 0900 GMT

BARCELONA, SPAIN: PM Rajoy in Barcelona to support PP party candidate for December vote. LIVE

BRUSSELS: Pro-Catalan independence demonstration.

ISTANBUL, TURKEY: Thousands run in Istanbul Marathon from Asia to Europe.

GENEVA: Sotheby’s sale of “The Raj Pink”, the world’s largest known Fancy Intense Pink diamond.

LONDON: MTV Europe Music Awards held in London for the first time in more than 20 years.

ALBA, ITALY: International auction of the largest white truffle of Alba.

MIDDLE EAST & NORTH AFRICA

DAMASCUS/IDLIB: Conflict in Syria. TBC

ALGIERS: French foreign and economy ministers visit.

DUBAI: Dubai air show. 1400 GMT

ABU DHABI: The show continues for Abu Dhabi Louvre. 1900 GMT

+NORTH AMERICA

LOS ANGELES: #metoo march in Hollywood against sexual harassment. TBC

SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA

ABIDJAN: Reopening of Ivory Coast economic capital’s arts school. 0400 GMT

LAGOS: AFRIMA, African Music Awards, the African continent’s Grammys. 2200 GMT

SPORT

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BEIRUT: Athletics. Annual Beirut marathon. 1300 GMT

MILAN, ITALY: Football/WC-2018 playoff. Italy-Sweden pre-match coverage. Italy training and presser. 1600 GMT / Sweden training and presser. 2000 GMT

— MONDAY NOV 13 —

ASIA-PACIFIC

MANILA: ASEAN summit gathering Asia-Pacific leaders including US President Donald Trump. Includes:

– Opening ceremony at 0100 GMT

– ASEAN-US summit at 0515 GMT

– ASEAN-China-summit at 0630 GMT

EUROPE

BRUSSELS: EU foreign ministers meet.

SOCHI, RUSSIA. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to meet Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin. LIVE

WARSAW: Unveiling of trove of Jewish manuscripts deftly hidden from the Nazis in milk jugs buried in the Warsaw Ghetto.

MOSCOW: Powerful chief of Rosneft oil giant Igor Sechin summoned to appear in court in the bribery case against former economy minister Alexei Ulyukayev.

MIDDLE EAST & NORTH AFRICA

DAMASCUS/IDLIB: Conflict in Syria. TBC

ZAATARI CAMP, JORDAN:Refugee camp inaugurates largest solar plant ever built in a refugee settlement.

ABU DHABI: Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference. LIVE TBC

DUBAI: Dubai design week.

NORTH AMERICA

NEW YORK, US: Pleading due to start in FIFA corruption trial. 1400 GMT

NEW YORK: Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Art Evening sale. FILE of press preview

LATIN AMERICA & CARIBBEAN

SALVADOR, BRAZIL : Arrival of the first competitors of the Transat Jacques Vabre. TBA

RIO DE JANEIRO: Petrobras announces its Third Quarter 2017 Results. 20H00

SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA

NAIROBI: Monitoring Kenya’s supreme court petition hearing regarding the repeat election that saw Kenyatta declared winner.

DAKAR: Opening of the Forum on peace and security in Africa. 1400 GMT

SOMALILAND: Somaliland votes to elect new president. TBC

SPORT

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NEW YORK, US: Pleading due to start in FIFA corruption trial. 1400 GMT

KIGALI: Cycling. Tour du Rwanda first stage.

KOLN, GERMANY: Football/Friendly. Germany-France pre-match training and pressers.

MILAN, ITALY: Football/WC-2018 playoff. Italy-Sweden post-match presser. 0030 GMT (Tues)

SALVADOR, BRAZIL : Arrival of the first competitors of the Transat Jacques Vabre. TBA

— TUESDAY NOV 14 —

ASIA PACIFIC

BEIJING: China releases official industrial output, retail sales and investment data for October

MANILA: ASEAN-hosted East Asia summit gathering Asia-Pacific leaders including US President Donald Trump. Includes:

– ASEAN summit with China, Japan and South Korea at 0100 GMT

– Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte hosts a lunch at 0430 GMT

– Opening of East Asia summit at 0530 GMT

– Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to hold a press conference at 1200 GMT

CHANGA MANGA, PAKISTAN: White-backed vultures have practically disappeared in Pakistan. A centre run by an NGO is trying to resuscitate this majestic species. 0300 GMT

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: Football. Australian training and presser ahead of World Cup qualifier against Honduras in Sydney on Wednesday. 0900 GMT

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: Football. Honduras training and presser ahead of World Cup qualifier against Australia in Sydney on Wednesday. 0900 GMT

EUROPE

EDINBURGH, UK: Edinburgh’s new winter ice sculptures. 1800 GMT GENEVA: A pink diamond known as the “Grand Mazarin”, previously owned by French royalty, goes under the hammer. FILE

LYON, FRANCE: Medieval ‘treasure’ discovered in Cluny abbey.

MIDDLE EAST & NORTH AFRICA

DEIR EZZOR/DAMASCUS/IDLIB: conflict in Syria. TBC

KUWAIT CITY: Erdogan visits. LIVE TBC

NORTH AMERICA

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO: Luis Fonti’s “Despacito” is expected to dominate the Latin Grammy’s this year. FILE

UNITED NATIONS: UN Security Council to decide on strengthening peacekeeping mission to CAR

WASHINGTON: Press preview for the opening of the National Bible Museum.

NEW YORK: Sotheby’s Impressionist and Modern Art Evening sale. FILE of press preview

LATIN AMERICA & CARIBBEAN

MEXICO CITY: Uruguay president Tabaré Vazquez meets his Mexican counterpart Enrique Peña Nieto. TBA

SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA

LAGOS: Amnesty International report on forced evictions in Nigeria’s economic capital. 1500 GMT

DAKAR: Forum on peace and security in Africa.

SPORT

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SYDNEY: Football/WC-2018 qualifier. Australia-Honduras pre-match training and pressers. 0900 GMT

KOLN, GERMANY: Football/Friendly. Germany-France post-match presser and mixed zone. 0100 GMT (Wed)

LIMA: Football/WC-2018 playoff. Peru-New Zealand pre-match training and pressers.

— WEDNESDAY NOV 15 —

ASIA PACIFIC

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: Sydney responds to results of same-sex marriage poll. 1100 GMT

TAIPEI: From streetside stalls to upscale eateries, Michelin inspectors are scouring the Taiwanese capital selecting restaurants for its first ever guide. 0300 GMT

EUROPE

BONN, GERMANY: Macron, Merkel expected to attend COP climate summit (TO 17). LIVE

LONDON: Announcement of host of 2023 Rugby World Cup. LIVE

LONDON: Press preview ahead of opening of an exhibition on post-Soviet protest art, including a Pussy Riot theatre performance.

GOMEL, BELARUS. Opening of the trial of a young French citizen arrested in September to carry an ammunition, facing 7 years in jail. TBC

AIX-EN-PROVENCE, FRANCE: Four on trial for helping migrants cross Franco-Italian border.

SAINT-NAZAIRE, FRANCE: First parts assembled for STX megaships.

CALAIS, FRANCE: Migrants brave near freezing conditions as temperatures fall.

SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA

JOHANNESBURG: One year since S.Africa launched major new trial of AIDS vaccine. FILE. 0300 GMT

BANGUI: The Minusca’s mandate comes to an end in the central African Republic. TBC

NORTH AMERICA

LAS VEGAS: The Latin Recording Academy awards its Person of the Year Award.

NEW YORK: Last privately-owned painting by Da Vinci expected to fetch 100 million dollars at auction. LIVE

LATIN AMERICA & CARIBBEAN

SANTIAGO : Candidate to presidency Sebastian Piñera closes his campaign. TBC

MIDDLE EAST & NORTH AFRICA

DAMASCUS/IDLIB: Conflict in Syria. TBC

RIYADH: MISK forum with Saudi crown prince. LIVE TBC

DOHA: Erdogan visits. LIVE TBC

DUBAI: Dubai motor show.

DUBAI: Arab fashion week.

RAFAH, PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES: Reopening of the border expected. TBC

SPORT

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LONDON: Rugby/WC-2023. Announcement of 2023 Rugby World Cup host country and post-announcement presser. LIVE

SYDNEY: Football/WC-2018 playoff. Australia-Honduras match coverage. Fans arrival. 0900 GMT; Post-match presser. ESTIMATED 1300 GMT

LIMA: Football/WC-2018 playoff. Peru-New Zealand post-match presser. 0700 GMT (Thur)

LIMA: Football/WC-2018 playoff. Peru-New Zealand post-match celebrations if qualification. (Thu)

— THURSDAY NOV 16 —

ASIA PACIFIC

AHMEDABAD, INDIA: The crumbling, 600-year-old mosques, traditional markets and ornate homes of Ahmedabad have been named India’s first UNESCO city but pollution is putting it at risk. PKG 0300 GMT

ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA: From the graveside to the dinner plate, olive oil is being harvested from centuries-old trees at a Australian cemetery in a bid to shake up people’s attitudes towards death and burial sites. 0300 GMT

EUROPE

AFSLUITDIJK: Dutch designer unveils designs and light show for 32-km causeway and dyke as part of renovation programme.

LONDON: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres delivers speech on counter-terrorism and human rights at SOAS.

BRUSSELS: EU defence ministers meet. On merit.

PARIS, NANTES, MARSEILLE, FRANCE: Protests against Macron labour reforms.

PARIS: Ex-French minister on trial for alleging Rafael Nadal was doped.

NORTH AMERICA

LAS VEGAS: Red carpet and ceremony at the Latin Grammy Awards

MIDDLE EAST & NORTH AFRICA

DAMASCUS/IDLIB: Conflict in Syria. TBC

RABAT: French PM visits.

LATIN AMERICA & CARIBBEAN

BOGOTA: Maite Hontelé, the salsa trumpet player who came from the cold. 0200 GMT

MEXICO CITY: Ahead of the fifth round scheduled NAFTA negotiations

. Interview with analyst. TBA

. Stockshots of international commerce.

SANTIAGO: Candidate to presidency Alejandro Guillier closes his campaign. TBC

MAGAZINES

MOROTO: Ugandan teachers show young people from rural areas how to code. PKG. 0300 GMT

BOGOTA: Maite Hontelé, the salsa trumpet player who came from the cold. 0200 GMT

SPORT

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PARIS: Tennis/Justice. Rafael Nadal sues ex-French Sports minister for 100,000 euros amid doping allegation.

MARCOUSSIS, FRANCE: Rugby. France-South Africa pre-match coverage. France training, squad announcement and players presser. TBC

SAINT-DENIS, FRANCE: Rugby. South Africa pre-match coverage. TBA

DORTMUND, GERMANY: Football/Bundesliga. VFB Stuttgart-Borussia Dortmund. Borussia pre-match coverage.

— FRIDAY NOV 17 —

EUROPE

BONN: Last day of climate conference COP 23. LIVE BRUSSELS: Extradition hearing for Carles Puigdement and his colleagues.

DUBLIN: Opening of two-day party conference at which Gerry Adams may announce his departure. On merit

ANKARA: New hearing for two Turkish teachers, one of whom remains imprisoned, who have been on a hunger strike since March to protest their sacking in a mass purge. On merit

GOTHENBURG, SWEDEN: European Leaders’ Summit in Gothenburg. LIVE

+MIDDLE EAST & NORTH AFRICA

DAMASCUS/IDLIB: Conflict in Syria. TBC

+ LATIN AMERICA & CARIBBEAN

MEXICO CITY: Fifth round of NAFTA negotiations begins.

SPORT

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MADRID: Football/Liga. Atletico Madrid-Real Madrid pre-match training and pressers.

TWICKENHAM, UK: Rugby. England-Australia. Pre-match training and pressers.

MUNICH, GERMANY: Football/Bundesliga. Bayern Munich-FC Augsburg. Bayern Munich pre-match coverage.

— SATURDAY NOV 18 —

+ASIA PACIFIC

SANYA, CHINA: Miss World pageant

+EUROPE

GLASGOW, UK: New Scottish Labour leader announced.

+MIDDLE EAST & NORTH AFRICA

DAMASCUS/IDLIB: Conflict in Syria. TBC

+ LATIN AMERICA & CARIBBEAN

MEXICO CITY: Fifth round of NAFTA negotiations. Monitoring

BUENOS AIRES: Exhibition of Chinese dissident artist AI Weiwei in Buenos Aires. TBC

BUENOS AIRES: 26th edition of Gay Pride. TBC

SPORT

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LONDON: Football/Premier League. Arsenal-Spurs post-match presser. 1715 GMT

TWICKENHAM, UK: Rugby. England-Australia post-match presser. 1930 GMT

MANCHESTER: Football/Premier League. Manchester United-Newcastle post-match presser. 2200 GMT

PARIS: Football/Ligue 1. PSG-Nantes post-match mixed zone. 2230 GMT

ROMA: Football/Serie A. AS Roma-Lazio post-match presser. 2230 GMT

SAINT-DENIS, FRANCE: Rugby. France-South Africa post-match presser. 0100 GMT (Sun)

— SUNDAY NOV 19 —

ASIA PACIFIC

MANILA: Asian leaders and US president US President Donald Trump arrive for ASEAN summit

-Trump arrives 0850 GMT

EUROPE

THE HAGUE: Verdict due at UN war crimes court on Bosnian Serb military commander Ratko Mladic on November 22. FILE. 0100 GMT

+MIDDLE EAST & NORTH AFRICA

DAMASCUS/IDLIB: Conflict in Syria. TBC

+ LATIN AMERICA & CARIBBEAN

MEXICO CITY: Fifth round of NAFTA negotiations. Monitoring

SANTIAGO : First round of the presidential election. . Polling stations open . Sebastian Piñera votes

. Alejandro Guillier in Antofagasta

. Result at Piñera’s headquarters

. Result at Guillier’s heaquarters

SPORT

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KIGALI: Cycling. Tour du Rwanda last stage.

— HIGHLIGHTS OVER THE WEEKS TO COME —

16 NOVEMBER

BERN, GERMANY: Macron, Merkel expected to attend COP climate summit.

LAS VEGAS: Latin Grammy Awards

17 NOVEMBER

GOTEBORG, SWEDEN: European Leaders’ Summit in Göteborg. 22 NOVEMBER THE HAGUE: UN court to unveil verdict on ex-Bosnian Serb army chief Mladic

26 NOVEMBER

LAS VEGAS: Miss Universe pageant

28 NOVEMBER

COLOMBIA/BRASIL: 1st anniversary of the plane crash w/Chapecoense football team

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