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PHNOM PENH (Cambodia) – Annual water festival (0200 GMT) PICTURE. VIDEO. (To 28)

WELLINGTON (New Zealand) – New Zealand’s next prime minister Christopher Luxon to be sworn in by the Governor General (2200 GMT) VIDEO. LIVE VIDEO.

LONDON (United Kingdom) – Booker Prize winner announcement VIDEO. PICTURE.

NICE (France) – Junior Eurovision Song Contest (1500 GMT)

OSLO (Norway) – Vietnamese Vice President Vo Thi Anh Xuan visits PICTURE. (To 28)

NEW YORK (United States) – Civil trial of ex-president Donald Trump, two of his children, accused of fraud (exact end date to be confirmed) VIDEO. PICTURE. LIVE VIDEO. (To December 29)

MARRAKESH (Morocco) – 20th Marrakech International Film Festival VIDEO. PICTURE. (To December 2)

ISRAEL – German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier visits Israel, Oman and Qatar (To 29)

ALGIERS (Algeria) – Mary Lawlor, UN special rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, visits (To December 5)

NAIROBI (Kenya) – Cabinet to meet to discuss emergency response to widespread flooding

(+) DJIBOUTI (Djibouti) – Sudan army chief Abdel Fattah al-Burhan visits, holds talks with President Ismail Omar Guelleh, IGAD executive secretary Workneh Gebeyehu

SAO PAULO (Brazil) – Pro-Bolsonaro conservative movements protest (1700 GMT) VIDEO. PICTURE.

BOGOTÁ (Colombia) – UN delegate Antonia Urrejola visits to monitor peace process with FARC (To 28)

QUITO (Ecuador) – Constitutional Court examines lawsuit aiming to legalise euthanasia in Ecuador (To 27)

SANTIAGO (Chile) – UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres visits Chile and Antarctica PICTURE. (To 26)

SANTIAGO (Chile) – Parapan American Games PICTURE. (To 26)

HONIARA (Solomon Islands) – 2023 Pacific Games (To December 2)

ABU DHABI (United Arab Emirates) – Auto: Formula One – Abu Dhabi Grand Prix PICTURE.

ABU DHABI (United Arab Emirates) – Auto: Formula One – Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Grand Prix PICTURE.

VALENCIA (Spain) – Moto: MotoGP Valencia Grand Prix PICTURE.

VALENCIA (Spain) – Moto: MotoGP Valencia Grand Prix, Grand Prix PICTURE.

BEIJING (China) – MH370 victims’ relatives compensation hearing starts in Chinese court VIDEO. LIVE VIDEO.

BANGKOK (Thailand) – Loy Krathong, full moon festival VIDEO. PICTURE.

PARIS (France) – Trial of six teenagers in children’s court over role in killing of teacher Samuel Paty (0800 GMT) VIDEO. LIVE VIDEO. (To December 8)

PARIS (France) – Labour Minister Olivier Dussopt goes on trial (1230 GMT) PICTURE. (To 30)

ODINTSOVO (Russia) – Hearing of activist Maksim Lypkan, 18, accused of spreading ‘fakes’ about the Russian army on Telegram VIDEO.

(+) MOSCOW (Russia) – World Council of Russian people, Putin due to attend VIDEO. (To 28)

ATHENS (Greece) – Lawmakers of far-right party Spartans called to testify at Supreme Court over fraud claims

HELSINKI (Finland) – Swedish PM Ulf Kristersson to meet his Finnish counterpart Petteri Orpo VIDEO. LIVE VIDEO.

(*) BUDAPEST (Hungary) – Charles Michel visits Hungary for Orban talks PICTURE. VIDEO.

BRUSSELS (Belgium) – EU trade ministers meet

BARCELONA (Spain) – Union for the Mediterranean meeting VIDEO. LIVE VIDEO.

LONDON (United Kingdom) – UK PM Rishi Sunak hosts Global Investment Summit VIDEO. LIVE VIDEO.

LONDON (United Kingdom) – 33rd session of the General Assembly of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) (To December 6)

BRUSSELS (Belgium) – NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg holds press conference before foreign ministers meeting (1100 GMT) VIDEO. LIVE VIDEO.

WARSAW (Poland) – Polish president to name government (1100 GMT)

PRAGUE (Czech Republic) – Czech unions protest against the government’s austerity measures (1200 GMT) PICTURE. VIDEO.

HANOVER (Germany) – Eurofighter military aircraft take part in the “Hannover Shield 2023” operation (1230 GMT) PICTURE.

STRASBOURG (France) – ECHR rules on case regarding anti-Covid measures which banned public demonstrations in 2020 in Switzerland (1330 GMT)

BRUSSELS (Belgium) – ECB president Christine Lagarde testifies before European Parliament (1400 GMT) VIDEO. LIVE VIDEO.

VICHY (France) – Albert Londres Prize for journalism (1700 GMT)

ATLANTA (United States) – Opening arguments scheduled to begin in gang conspiracy trial of rapper Young Thug, several others VIDEO. LIVE VIDEO.

CASABLANCA (Morocco) – Appeal trial for Internet user Said Boukioud sentenced to five years for insulting the monarchy

(*) KILIMANJARO (Tanzania) – Body of Tanzanian student Clemence Mtenga who Israel says was killed in October 7 Hamas attack is due to be returned home

ATHI RIVER (Kenya) – Court hearing for convicted US paedophile on charges of sexually assaulting young children

(+) KAMPALA (Uganda) – Key suspect in killing of foreign tourists and a school massacre due to appear in court

NOUAKCHOTT (Mauritania) – Former president Ould Abdel Aziz to take the stand one last time at his trial (1000 GMT)

DIAMNIADIO (Senegal) – 400 decision makers and experts convene for a conference on security in Africa (1000 GMT) (To 28)

(+) BOGOTÁ (Colombia) – Ex-president Uribe testifies over 1997 massacre

ANKARA (Turkey) – Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi visits PICTURE.

PARIS (France) – International Bureau of Expositions general assembly, 2030 World Expo host decided PICTURE.

BRUSSELS (Belgium) – NATO foreign ministers meet PICTURE. LIVE VIDEO. VIDEO. (To 29)

BARCELONA (Spain) – Michelin guide announces starred restaurants in Spain and Portugal PICTURE.

BRUSSELS (Belgium) – Toyota Europe presents strategy at annual press event

PARIS (France) – IEFA Conference of Paris (To 29)

VILLEPINTE (France) – World Nuclear Exhibition (To 30)

VIENNA (Austria) – Interpol general assembly (To December 1)

OSLO (Norway) – Court hears lawsuit against government over development of three new oil fields (To December 6)

LONDON (United Kingdom) – First transatlantic flight using ‘renewable’ kerosene fuel, operated by Virgin Atlantic

LONDON (United Kingdom) – Easyjet annual results (0700 GMT)

NUREMBERG (Germany) – GFK German consumer sentiment index (0700 GMT)

STRASBOURG (France) – ECHR hearing on admissibility and merits of the case of a Hungarian ALS sufferer who wants the right to assisted suicide (0800 GMT)

FRANKFURT (Germany) – ECB monthly survey of credit growth in the eurozone (0900 GMT)

ORLY (France) – Protest at call of Air France unions against company’s pull out from Orly (0900 GMT)

STRASBOURG (France) – ECHR ruling on Russian ban on Pussy Riot members helping prisoners (0900 GMT)

ATLANTA (United States) – Funeral of ex-US First Lady Rosalynn Carter

WASHINGTON (United States) – US consumer confidence index (1500 GMT)

UNITED NATIONS (United States) – UN Security Council meets on situation in Syria (1500 GMT) (To 29)

CAIRO (Egypt) – Trial of Egypt former presidential hopeful Ahmed Tantawi and supporters

KILIMANJARO (Tanzania) – Funeral for Tanzanian student Clemence Mtenga who Israel says was killed in October 7 Hamas attack

RIO DE JANEIRO (Brazil) – The ’50 Best’ annual list of the best restaurants in Latin America (1200 GMT) PICTURE.

PARIS (France) – Olympic Games: Paris town hall unveils Olympic look with IOC president Thomas Bach and Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo (1700 GMT) VIDEO. LIVE VIDEO.

WORLD – International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

HONG KONG (China) – Hong Kong court begins closing submissions for 47 democracy activists

TOKYO (Japan) – International Robot Exhibition (iRex) 2023 (0100 GMT) (To December 2)

PARIS (France) – Verdict in trial of Justice Minister Eric Dupond-Moretti on charges of misusing his position to settle scores with opponents (1400 GMT) VIDEO. LIVE VIDEO.

PARIS (France) – Extradition hearing for Greek businessman Nikolaos Bogonikolos, wanted for espionage in US

PARIS (France) – OECD publishes world economic outlook (1000 GMT)

LISBON (Portugal) – Parliament votes on 2024 budget (1000 GMT) PICTURE.

WIESBADEN (Germany) – November inflation, first estimate (1300 GMT)

BRUSSELS (Belgium) – Automotive industry: hybrid press conference with ACEA’s President, Luca de Meo (1400 GMT)

UNITED NATIONS (United States) – UN Security Council meeting on Israel-Palestinian issue (1500 GMT)

WASHINGTON (United States) – GDP Q3, second estimate (1330 GMT)

WASHINGTON (United States) – Federal Reserve publishes beige book survey of economic conditions (1900 GMT)

RIYADH (Saudi Arabia) – Brazil’s President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva visits

JEDDAH (Saudi Arabia) – Red Sea Film Festival (2100 GMT) (To December 9)

NAIROBI (Kenya) – Court hears lawsuit filed by family of woman allegedly killed in 2012 by British soldier

PARIS (France) – IOC Executive Board meeting VIDEO. LIVE VIDEO. PICTURE. (To December 1)

DUBAI (United Arab Emirates) – International Climate Conference COP28 (0100 GMT) VIDEO. PICTURE. GRAPHIC. LIVE VIDEO. (To December 12)

HONG KONG (China) – Pharrell Williams to hold fashion show in Hong Kong

NEW DELHI (India) – GDP Q3

BEIJING (China) – Monthly briefing of China’s Ministry of National Defence (0700 GMT) VIDEO.

PARIS (France) – Inflation for November, estimate (0745 GMT)

YEREVAN (Armenia) – Negotiations on Armenia-Azerbaijan border VIDEO.

MOSCOW (Russia) – Pre-trial detention expires for US journalist Evan Gershkovich VIDEO.

ISTANBUL (Turkey) – Second hearing in corruption trial of Istanbul mayor Ekrem Imamoglu

VIENNA (Austria) – OPEC+ ministers meet to assess oil output VIDEO. LIVE VIDEO.

SKOPJE (Republic of North Macedonia) – 30th OSCE Ministerial Council PICTURE. (To December 1)


MOSCOW (Russia) – Russian Supreme Court studies request to ban ‘LGBT+ movement’ (0700 GMT) VIDEO.

PARIS (France) – GDP Q1 (0745 GMT)

MILAN (Italy) – Inflation for November (0900 GMT)

NUREMBERG (Germany) – Unemployment figures for November (0900 GMT)

MILAN (Italy) – Unemployment for October (0900 GMT)

WARSAW (Poland) – Constitutional court rules on legality of provisional or fixed penalties imposed by the CJEU (1000 GMT) VIDEO. LIVE VIDEO.

PARIS (France) – Ariane 6 engine test results (1000 GMT)

BRUSSELS (Belgium) – Eurozone inflation for November, first estimate (1000 GMT)

BRUSSELS (Belgium) – Eurozone unemployed data for October (1000 GMT)

STRASBOURG (France) – Council of Europe publishes report on history teaching in 17 European countries (1130 GMT)

FRANKFURT (Germany) – ECB president Lagarde takes part in conference on banking supervision (1330 GMT) (To December 1)

UNITED STATES – First anniversary of the launch of ChatGPT

OTTAWA (Canada) – GDP Q3 results (1330 GMT)

WASHINGTON (United States) – US personal income data (1330 GMT)

UNITED NATIONS (United States) – UN Security Council decides on renewal of mission in Sudan (1500 GMT)

UNITED NATIONS (United States) – UN Security Council meets on North Korea (1530 GMT)

DOHA (Qatar) – Brazil’s President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva visits

ABUJA (Nigeria) – ECOWAS decides on complaint over coup from ousted president Mohamed Bazoum’s lawyers VIDEO.

BAMAKO (Mali) – Mali, Burkina, Niger foreign ministers meet

SANTIAGO (Chile) – National Statistical Institute announces Chile’s October mining production index (1200 GMT)

SYDNEY (Australia) – Golf: Australian Open, men and women (0000 GMT) PICTURE. (To December 3)

LOS ANGELES (United States) – Golf: Hero World Challenge (To December 3)

DUBAI (United Arab Emirates) – Pope Francis travels to Dubai for the COP28 climate talks PICTURE. VIDEO. LIVE VIDEO. (To 3)

WORLD – World AIDS day

FRANCE – S&P Global Ratings updates country rating

BERN (Switzerland) – GDP Q3 (0800 GMT)

PARIS (France) – Judgement in trial over hacking of US financial platform Platypus (1230 GMT)

ATLANTA (United States) – Debate on Fox News between California Governor Gavin Newsom and Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (0200 GMT)

NEW YORK (United States) – Beyonce ‘Renaissance’ film released in theatres

LOS ANGELES (United States) – US actor Macaulay Culkin gets Hollywood Walk of Fame star (2000 GMT) VIDEO.

RAMAT GAN (Israel) – 50th anniversary of death of David Ben Gurion, who founded the state of Israel in 1948

NAIROBI (Kenya) – Court hearing in case filed by widow of slain Pakistani journalist Arshad Sharif against Kenyan police

KINSHASA (DR Congo) – Trial of Congolese journalist Stanis Bujakera (0900 GMT)

QUITO (Ecuador) – Start of commercial operation of the Quito subway

SANTIAGO (Chile) – Chile central bank delivers October’s monthly economic activity index (1130 GMT)

RIYADH (Saudi Arabia) – Football: Saudi League – day 15: Al Hilal v Al Nassr (1800 GMT)

WORLD – 100th anniversary of birth of singer Maria Callas

WORLD – International Day for the Abolition of Slavery

MOSCOW (Russia) – Hearing of a Russian woman accused of involvement in an attack that killed a famous military blogger VIDEO.

MEDELLÍN (Colombia) – 30th anniversary of the death of Pablo Escobar

HAMBURG (Germany) – Football: UEFA Euro 2024 final draw PICTURE. VIDEO. LIVE VIDEO.

WORLD – International Day of People with Disabilities

BRUSSELS (Belgium) – Climate march, called by NGOs and local organisations VIDEO.

FLORENCE (Italy) – Deputy PM Matteo Salvini campaigns with European allies PICTURE.

BERLIN (Germany) – Brazil’s President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva visits (1800 GMT) (To 4)

WASHINGTON (United States) – Kennedy Center Honors gala

VENEZUELA – Consultative referendum on Venezuelan sovereignty in Essequibo VIDEO.

MANCHESTER (United Kingdom) – Football: Premier League – day 14: Manchester City v Tottenham (1630 GMT) VIDEO.

BARCELONA (Spain) – Football: La Liga – day 15: Barcelona v Atletico Madrid (2000 GMT) VIDEO.

MANILA (Philippines) – Ex-president Rodrigo Duterte summoned to respond to death threat complaint (0630 GMT) PICTURE. VIDEO.

BRUSSELS (Belgium) – Mega-trial with 125 defendants on drugs charges arrested thanks to decryption of Encrochat and Sky ECC messaging systems (exact end date to be confirmed) VIDEO.

BRUSSELS (Belgium) – EU transport ministers meet

NOUMEA (France) – Regional summit of Asia-Pacific defence ministers (date to be confirmed) (To 7)

WIESBADEN (Germany) – October foreign trade data (0700 GMT)

NAIROBI (Kenya) – Africa Fashion Week (To 8)

VICTORIA FALLS (Zimbabwe) – 22nd International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa (ICASA) (To 9)


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