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DIARY - Political and General News Events From June 11

Source: Reuters - Wed, 11 Jun 2014 10:24 GMT
Author: Reuters
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Reuters will issue this diary daily at around 1000 GMT.

All times in GMT unless otherwise stated.

Items marked denote new or amended listings

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 11 ** MASSACHUSETTS, United States - U.S. President Barack Obama gives the commencement address at the Worcester Technical High School graduation in Massachusetts - 2000 GMT. ** BOSTON, United States - U.S. President Barack Obama attends a Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee fund-raising event in the Boston area.

BEIJING - Singapore Foreign Minister Kasiviswanathan Shanmugam will pay an official visit to China (to Jun 14). ** BERLIN - German Chancellor Angela Merkel will meet European Central Bank (ECB) President Mario Draghi. ** NEW YORK - Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu to deliver a speech at UN Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy meeting. ** NEW DELHI - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks in parliament.

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THURSDAY, JUNE 12

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Barack Obama meets Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott at the White House.

BRASILIA/SAO PAULO - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon meets Brazilian President Dilma Roussef and also attend the opening match of the FIFA World Cup. ** TOKYO - Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop and Defence Minister David Johnston will attend gender equality event with Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe - 0900 GMT.

LUXEMBOURG - Eurostat European Commission Conference on "The Accounts of Society - National Accounts at the Service of Economic and Monetary Policy Making" (to Jun 13). Speakers:- Luxembourg Finance Minister Pierre Gramegna and Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee member Martin Weale.

BUCHAREST - The Regional Finance and Investment Conference for SouthEast Europe. Speakers:- Romania Prime Minister Victor Ponta, Serbia Finance Minister Lazar Krstic and National Bank of Romania Governor Mugur Constantin Isarescu.

ASTANA - U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Fatema Sumar will visit Kazakhstan (to Jun 13). Sumar will attend the Almaty Consensus conference.

ASTANA - Kazakhstan Foreign Investors Council. Speakers:- EBRD President Sir Suma Chakrabarti and Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev. ** ASTANA - Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi meets Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev.

NAIROBI - The finance minister of the five nation East African Community (EAC) common market present their 2014/15 national budgets to their respective parliaments.

ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA - House of Representatives election.

BRAZIL - 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil (to Jul 13).

GLOBAL - World Day Against Child Labour.

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FRIDAY, JUNE 13

WASHINGTON - Former U.S. State Secretary Hillary Clinton delivers remarks at George Washington University in promotion of her new book.

TBILISI - European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso will visit Georgia.

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SATURDAY, JUNE 14

SANTA CRUZ, Bolivia - Group of 77 developing countries plus China (G77+China) Summit in Santa Cruz (to Jun 15). UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon will attend.

DAKAR - Senegal President Macky Sall will host a Summit on Financing Africa's Infrastructure in Dakar (to Jun 15). The event aims to promote the participation of the private sector in the financing and development of Africa's infrastructure.

GLOBAL - World Blood Donor Day.

GAZA - 7th anniversary of Hamas takeover of the Gaza strip from Fatah.

AFGHANISTAN - Presidential election.

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SUNDAY, JUNE 15

MINSK - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will make a working visit to Belarus (to Jun 16). Lavrov will have talks with Belarusian counterpart Vladimir Makei on cooperation in different fields. ** GEORGIA - Municipal election

PARIS - International Paris Air Show Le Bourget (to June 21) http://www.tradefairdates.com/International-Paris-Air-Show-M423/Le-Bourget.html

SHANGHAI - Shanghai International Film Festival (to June 23) http://www.filmfestivallife.com/Shanghai-International-Film-Festival

PRISTINA - Kosovo marks 6th anniversary of its constitution.

GLOBAL - World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD).

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MONDAY, JUNE 16

VIENNA - The next round of talks between six world powers and Iran on resolving a dispute over Tehran's nuclear programme will be held in Vienna (to Jun 20). ** LONDON/ATHENS - Chinese Premier Li Keqiang will pay official visits to Britain and Greece (to Jun 21). In London, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang will meet his British counterpart David Cameron. In Athens, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang will meet Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras.

BELGRADE - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will make a working visit to Serbia (to Jun 17). Lavrov will meet Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic and Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic. Lavrov will also have substantial talks with Serbian Vice-Premier and Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic.

TASHKENT/ASTANA/ASHGABAT - South Korean President Park Geun-hye will visit Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan (to Jun 21).

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TUESDAY, JUNE 17

GENEVA/LAUSANNE - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon visits Switzerland.

BAKU - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will visit Baku (to Jun 18) for talks with his Azerbaijani counterpart Elmar Mamedyarov on relations in different fields. The talks will focus on key international and regional issues.

GLOBAL - United Nation's World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought.

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THURSDAY, JUNE 19

LUXEMBOURG - Eurogroup Meeting.

KITZBUEHEL, Austria - European Triathlon Championships 2014 (to June 22).http://www.triathlon.org/events/event/2014_kitzbuehel_etu_triathlon_european_championships

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FRIDAY, JUNE 20

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Barack Obama will meet New Zealand Prime Minister John Key at the White House over bilateral and regional issues

LUXEMBOURG - Meeting of the Economic and Financial Affairs Council (ECOFIN).

GLOBAL - World Refugee Day.

MALABO - 23rd African Union Summit in Equatorial Guinea (to Jun 27).

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SATURDAY, JUNE 21

MAURITANIA - Presidential election.

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MONDAY, JUNE 23

VIENNA - IAEA International Symposium on Uranium Raw Material for the Nuclear Fuel Cycle: Exploration, Mining, Production, Supply and Demand, Economics and Environmental Issues (to June 27).

LONDON - Scotland marks 700th anniversary of victory over English at Bannockburn.

HAMBURG - 22nd European Biomass Conference and Exhibition (to June 26).http://www.conference-biomass.com/

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TUESDAY, JUNE 24

VIENNA - Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet Austrian President Heinz Fischer.

BERLIN - 66th anniversary of beginning of The Berlin Blockade. Communist forces cut off all land and water routes between West Germany and West Berlin, prompting the United States to organise a massive airlift.

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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 25

LOS ANGELES - 5th death anniversary of pop star Michael Jackson.

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THURSDAY, JUNE 26

BRUSSELS - European Council meeting.

GLOBAL - International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking.

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SUNDAY, JUNE 29

PYEONGTAEK - South Korea observes the 12th anniversary of an inter-Korean sea clash.

BEIJING/TAIPEI - 4th Anniversary of signing of a landmark trade deal between China and Taiwan.

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TUESDAY, JULY 1

EUROPEAN UNION - Italy hold EU Presidency for Second half of 2014.

CHINA - 93rd founding anniversary of the Communist Party of China.

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WEDNESDAY, JULY 2

GLOBAL - World UFO day on anniversary of the Roswell incident.

SIENA - July annual horse race "Palio di Siena".

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FRIDAY, JULY 4

UNITED STATES - Independence Day.

GLOBAL - International Day of Cooperatives.

SONKAJARVI - Wife-Carrying World Championship 2014 (to Jul 5). http://www.eukonkanto.fi/en/

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MONDAY, JULY 7

INDONESIA - Presidential election.

VIENNA - IAEA International Conference on Advances in Nuclear Forensics: Countering the Evolving Threat of Nuclear and Other Radioactive Material out of Regulatory Control (to Jul 10).

KATHMANDU - 68th birthday of Nepal's deposed King Gyanendra.

LONDON - 9th anniversary of the attacks on London's transport network, killing more than 50 and injuring 700.

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TUESDAY, JULY 8

PYONGYANG - Death anniversary of Kim Il-sung, founder of North Korea.

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WEDNESDAY, JULY 9

INDONESIA - Presidential election.

COOK ISLANDS - Presidential election.

TEHRAN - 15th anniversary of attack on Tehran University dormitory in 1999.

JERUSALEM/RAMALLAH - Palestine marks 10th anniversary of a World Court ruling that Israel's walls and fences in the West Bank were illegal.

SOUTH SUDAN - 3nd Anniversary of South Sudan becoming an Independent State.

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THURSDAY, JULY 10

LONDON - Office for National Statistics (ONS) holds Economic Forum. ONS Economic Forum is a quarterly event aimed at City analysts, business economists, media, and academic users, to provide an opportunity to discuss issues relating to the measurement of the economy and the range of ONS economic statistics that reflect this, including GDP, the labour market, prices and the public finances - 0830 GMT.

http://www.sbe.co.uk/SBENews/tabid/80/articleType/ArticleView/articleId/365/Office-of-National-Statistics-Second-Economic-Forum-Thursday-10th-July.aspx

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FRIDAY, JULY 11

GLOBAL - United Nations World Population Day.

MUMBAI - 8th anniversary of deadly bomb attacks on Mumbai's commuter rail network.

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MONDAY, JULY 14

PARIS - Bastille Day.

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THURSDAY, JULY 17

GLOBAL - World Day for International Justice, which commemorates the adoption of the founding treaty of the International Criminal Court, the Rome Statute, on July 17.

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FRIDAY, JULY 18

GLOBAL - Nelson Mandela International Day.

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SUNDAY, JULY 20

CYPRUS - Cyprus marks the anniversary of the Turkish invasion in 1974.

THAILAND - General election.

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MONDAY, JULY 21

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fl - 3rd anniversary of conclusion of NASA's space shuttle program after successful completion of mission STS-135.

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TUESDAY, JULY 22

OSLO - 3rd Anniversary of Norway bombing and mass shooting at youth summer camp on the nearby Utoya Island where 77 people killed.

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SUNDAY, JULY 27

MONTREAL - 15th FINA World Championships (to Aug 10) http://www.fina.org/H2O/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=54&Itemid=378

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MONDAY, JULY 28

GLOBAL - World Hepatitis Day.

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