Blast Hit Beirut Begins Timid Recovery

Naqoura (Lebanon) - Lebanon and Israel begin maritime border talks VIDEO. (To November 14)

(+) THE HAGUE (Netherlands) - Dutch bars, restaurants and coffeeshops close to fight coronavirus surge (2000 GMT) VIDEO.

DES MOINES (United States) - Trump holds election rally in Iowa's largest city (2230 GMT) PICTURE. VIDEO. LIVE VIDEO.

KUALA LUMPUR (Malaysia) - Schools, places of worship shut as new virus restrictions come into force (To 28)

(*) SHENZHEN (China) - President Xi delivers speech marking 40th anniversary of Shenzhen Special Economic Zone, at the Hong Kong border

BANGKOK (Thailand) - Protesters gather at Democracy Monument to demand PM's resignation VIDEO. PICTURE. LIVE VIDEO.

SINGAPORE (Singapore) - Preliminary Q3 GDP data (0000 GMT)

(+) QINGDAO (China) - Covid-19 testing in the entire city after six virus cases (To 16)

BEIJING (China) - National People's Congress Standing Committee meets (To 17)

BEIJING (China) - 23rd Beijing Music Festival (To 20)

(+) CZECH REPUBLIC - Bars, restaurants shut in virus fight

FRANKFURT AM MAIN (Germany) - Frankfurt Book Fair PICTURE. VIDEO. (To 18)

BAIKONUR (Kazakhstan) - Cosmonauts blast off for International Space Station (0530 GMT) VIDEO. LIVE VIDEO.

LONDON (United Kingdom) - Boris Johnson answers Prime Minister's Questions (PMQs) (1100 GMT) VIDEO. LIVE VIDEO. PICTURE.

(+) PARIS (France) - Televised interview with President Macron on Covid-19 (1755 GMT) VIDEO. PICTURE.

PARIS (France) - Verdict in trial of activists over attempt to seize African funeral staff from Quai Branly museum (0700 GMT)

(+) NICOSIA (Cyprus) - Health minister, experts meet as Covid cases spike (0730 GMT) VIDEO.

VATICAN CITY (Holy See) - Pope's general audience with a limited public (0730 GMT) PICTURE.

(*) VATICAN CITY (Holy See) - Two Italian priests go on trial in sex abuse case (0730 GMT)

BERLIN (Germany) - Joint Economic Forecast for Autumn 2020 (0800 GMT)

FRANKFURT AM MAIN (Germany) - ECB chief Lagarde delivers online speech during UN Environment Programme round table (0800 GMT)

(*) BERLIN (Germany) - Health Minister Jens Spahn, Robert Koch Institute chief Lothar Wieler hold press conference on flu vaccination amid Covid-19 pandemic (0900 GMT) VIDEO. LIVE VIDEO. PICTURE.

(*) ATHENS (Greece) - Greek PM meets Bulgarian President Rumen Radev (0930 GMT)

(*) MOSCOW (Russia) - FM Lavrov hosts talks with Italian counterpart (1000 GMT) VIDEO. LIVE VIDEO.

KIEV (Ukraine) - Nationalists hold march to mark Defender of Ukraine Day (1100 GMT) PICTURE. VIDEO.

(*) PRAGUE (Czech Republic) - Slovenian Foreign Minister Anze Logar visits (1130 GMT)

LONDON (United Kingdom) - Energy Intelligence Forum (To 15)

LONDON (United Kingdom) - London Film Festival (To 18)

CANNES (France) - 3rd Cannes International Series Festival, focused on TV PICTURE. (To 14)

FRANCE - Extinction Rebellion week of action VIDEO. LIVE VIDEO. PICTURE. (To 19)

BELARUS - Military exercises between ex-Soviet allies VIDEO. (To 16)

LILLE (France) - World Forum for a Responsible Economy (To 15)

(+) WASHINGTON (United States) - PAHO media briefing on Covid-19 in the Americas (1500 GMT)

NEW YORK (United States) - 30th anniversary of American composer Leonard Bernstein's death

(*) WASHINGTON (United States) - PAHO holds press conference on Covid-19 across the Americas VIDEO.

(*) WASHINGTON (United States) - IMF publishes its Fiscal Monitor report (1200 GMT)

WASHINGTON (United States) - IMF chief Georgieva holds press conference (1415 GMT) VIDEO. LIVE VIDEO.

WASHINGTON (United States) - World Bank chief David Malpass holds press conference (1445 GMT) VIDEO. LIVE VIDEO.

WASHINGTON (United States) - IMF chief Georgieva talks to Melinda Gates about economic recovery plans (1630 GMT) VIDEO. LIVE VIDEO.

(+) WASHINGTON (United States) - Pompeo holds news conference (1430 GMT) VIDEO.

(+) NEW YORK (United States) - Trump presents economic agenda in virtual address to Economic Club of New York (1500 GMT) PICTURE. VIDEO.

ORAN (Algeria) - Verdict due in trial of 26 demonstrators after a rally in Oran

ALGIERS (Algeria) - Verdict in case of woman who claimed to be ex-president Bouteflika's daughter

RIYADH (Saudi Arabia) - G20 finance ministers, central bank governors meet online (0800 GMT) LIVE VIDEO. VIDEO.

DUBAI (United Arab Emirates) - 71st International Astronautical Congress (To 16)

HELSINKI (Finland) - Football: UEFA Nations League - League B day 4: Group 4 Finland v Ireland (1600 GMT) PICTURE.

BERGAMO (Italy) - Football: UEFA Nations League - League A day 4: Group 1 Italy v Netherlands (1845 GMT) PICTURE.

LONDON (United Kingdom) - Football: UEFA Nations League - League A day 4: Group 2 England v Denmark (1845 GMT) PICTURE.

ZAGREB (Croatia) - Football: UEFA Nations League - League A day 4: Group 3 Croatia v France (1845 GMT) LIVE VIDEO. VIDEO.

MOSCOW (Russia) - Football: UEFA Nations League - League B day 4: Group 3 Russia v Hungary (1845 GMT) PICTURE.

TALLINN (Estonia) - Football: UEFA Nations League - League C day 4: Group 2 Estonia v Armenia (1845 GMT)

MILAN (Italy) - Cycling: World Tour 2020, Tour d'Italie 2020 PICTURE. (To 25)

(+) SAN DIEGO (United States) - Major League Baseball American League Championship Series Houston Astros v Tampa Bay Rays (To 17)

SEOUL (South Korea) - BTS's managing agency Big Hit Entertainment makes stock market debut

BRUSSELS (Belgium) - EU summit LIVE VIDEO. PICTURE. (To 16)

(*) WASHINGTON (United States) - Senate Judiciary Committee expected to vote on Supreme Court nominee Coney Barrett (1300 GMT) PICTURE. VIDEO.

GREENVILLE (United States) - Trump holds election rally in swing state of North Carolina (1700 GMT) PICTURE. VIDEO.

BANGKOK (Thailand) - PM Prayut Chan-o-cha hosts Chinese FM Wang Yi for talks VIDEO.

INDIA - Cinemas, swimming pools reopen as coronavirus lockdown eases further VIDEO. LIVE VIDEO.

(*) HONG KONG (China) - Procedural hearing for activists prosecuted for Tiananmen vigil (0630 GMT)

(+) COPENHAGEN (Denmark) - WHO Europe holds online press conference on Covid-19 in the region (0900 GMT) VIDEO.

GENEVA (Switzerland) - WHO briefing on Covid-19 (1500 GMT) LIVE VIDEO.

(+) ATHENS (Greece) - Court to mull sentences for neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn

(*) PARIS (France) - President Macron meets with police unions (0630 GMT)

TALLINN (Estonia) - Bocuse d’Or Europe semi-finals (To 16)

BRUSSELS (Belgium) - Deadline for EU states to submit virus recovery plans to Commission

FRANCE - Hospital staff go on strike to demand better working conditions LIVE VIDEO. VIDEO. PICTURE.

VATICAN CITY (Holy See) - Pope Francis hosts world leaders at 'Reinventing the Global Educational Alliance' congress VIDEO. (To 18)

(+) STANYTSIA LUHANSKA (Ukraine) - Ukraine closes checkpoint with occupied Lugansk (0600 GMT) (To 31)

PARIS (France) - Inflation data (0645 GMT)

MADRID (Spain) - Spanish authorities give briefing on coronavirus (1600 GMT) LIVE VIDEO.

WASHINGTON (United States) - US releases weekly initial jobless claims data (1230 GMT)

WASHINGTON (United States) - IMF chief Georgieva, ECB's Lagarde join debate on world economy (1600 GMT) VIDEO. LIVE VIDEO.

WASHINGTON (United States) - Saudi FM addresses US thinktank amid thaw between Gulf Arabs and Israel (1700 GMT)

ALGIERS (Algeria) - Verdict due in trial of opposition figure Fodil Boumala PICTURE.

BEIRUT (Lebanon) - President Aoun begins parliamentary consultations to name new premier VIDEO.

CAIRO (Egypt) - 50th anniversary of Anwar Sadat's presidential inauguration

(+) RABAT (Morocco) - French Interior Minister Darmanin visits (1000 GMT) (To 16)

LUANDA (Angola) - New parliament session opens VIDEO.

(*) WORLD - World Food Day GRAPHIC.

PHILADELPHIA (United States) - Biden in televised town hall event after debate with Trump cancelled (0000 GMT) PICTURE. VIDEO.

(+) OCALA (United States) - Trump holds election rally in key state of Florida (2000 GMT) PICTURE. VIDEO.

(+) GUJRANWALA (Pakistan) - First in series of anti-government rallies held by opposition parties

PHUKET (Thailand) - Phuket vegetarian festival VIDEO. PICTURE. (To 25)

PARIS (France) - EU new vehicle registrations data for September (0600 GMT)

SOFIA (Bulgaria) - Major demonstration planned to mark 100 days of anti-government protests (1400 GMT) VIDEO.

(+) MACON (United States) - Trump holds election rally in southern state of Georgia (2230 GMT) PICTURE. VIDEO.


(+) SOUTH KOREA - Spectators allowed to return to stadiums under eased virus controls

ALCAÑIZ (Spain) - Aragon MotoGP PICTURE. (To 18)

NEW ZEALAND - National election VIDEO. PICTURE.

WORLD - International Day for Eradication of Poverty

BERLIN (Germany) - Debate between three contenders to replace Merkel VIDEO. LIVE VIDEO.

FRANCE - International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

PARIS (France) - Protest march in support of asylum seekers

WASHINGTON (United States) - Nationwide women's marches against Trump filling Supreme Court seat VIDEO. LIVE VIDEO. PICTURE.

(+) LEBANON - First anniversary of anti-government protest movement VIDEO. LIVE VIDEO.

ALGIERS (Algeria) - Appeals verdict for head of auto group Sovac accused of corruption (2000 GMT)

RIYADH (Saudi Arabia) - Virtual Misk Global Forum (2001 GMT) (To 20)

BRISTOL (United Kingdom) - Rugby: European Champions Cup, Final: Racing 92 v Exeter (1545 GMT) PICTURE.

SYDNEY (Australia) - Racing - The Everest, the world's richest turf race

SÖLDEN (Austria) - Alpine skiing - World Cup Soelden (To 18)

OUDENAARDE (Belgium) - Cycling: World Tour 2020, Tour des Flandres 2020 (2200 GMT)

GUINEA - Presidential election PICTURE. VIDEO.

(+) KARACHI (Pakistan) - Anti-government rally held by opposition parties (0500 GMT)

(+) NICOSIA (Cyprus) - Second round of presidential election in breakaway northern Cyprus (0600 GMT) VIDEO. PICTURE. GRAPHIC. LIVE VIDEO.

VATICAN CITY (Holy See) - Pope's Angelus prayer on Saint Peter's Square (1000 GMT) PICTURE.

(*) FRANKFURT AM MAIN (Germany) - ECB chief Lagarde takes part in panel discussion at IMF/World Bank meetings (1305 GMT)

UNITED NATIONS (United States) - UN arms embargo on Iran expiration date

ALGIERS (Algeria) - Verdict in trial of 11 anti-government protesters

OUAGADOUGOU (Burkina Faso) - Constitutional Council receives provisional list of presidential candidates


SANTIAGO (Chile) - Protests mark anniversary of social uprising VIDEO. LIVE VIDEO.

SEREMBAN (Malaysia) - Inquest into the death of Franco-Irish teen Nora Quoirin VIDEO. PICTURE. (To 23)

TALLINN (Estonia) - Three Seas Virtual Summit and Business Forum (To 20)

PARIS (France) - Twitter hearing over inaction against online hate (0730 GMT)

PARIS (France) - Russian in court over huge online extortion racket (0900 GMT) (To 22)

PARIS (France) - Trial of Josu Ternera, ex-head of Basque separatist group ETA (1130 GMT) (To 20)

DES MOINES (United States) - Primary school funded by Jeff Bezos opens VIDEO.

(+) WASHINGTON (United States) - Senate reconvenes for final session before elections PICTURE. VIDEO.

IN SPACE - US probe to touch down on asteroid Bennu

BRUSSELS (Belgium) - European Parliament debate on Digital Services Act

STOCKHOLM (Sweden) - Volvo Group Q3 results

ZURICH (Switzerland) - UBS Q3 results (0445 GMT)

PARIS (France) - Danone Q3 results (0530 GMT)

FRANKFURT AM MAIN (Germany) - Trial of two far-right suspects over murder of CDU politician Walter Luebcke (0700 GMT) PICTURE.

(+) WASHINGTON (United States) - IMF chief Georgieva, Federal Reserve Chair Powell participate in panel discussion (1200 GMT)

SAN FRANCISCO (United States) - Netflix Q3 results (2200 GMT)

BEIRUT (Lebanon) - Parliament meets to discuss general amnesty law

KHARTOUM (Sudan) - Trial of ousted president Bashir resumes VIDEO. PICTURE.

(+) BOGOTA (Colombia) - Two-day protest against the government of Ivan Duque (To 21)

MADRID (Spain) - Cycling: World Tour 2020, Vuelta Tour of Spain (To November 8)

BUSAN (South Korea) - Busan International Film Festival (To 30)

ISLAMABAD (Pakistan) - Supreme Court hearing in appeal over acquittal of four men over killing of US journalist Daniel Pearl (0130 GMT)

FRANKFURT AM MAIN (Germany) - ECB president Lagarde, chief economist Lane strategy speech

PARIS (France) - Paris Chocolate Fair VIDEO. (To 25)

LONDON (United Kingdom) - Banksy's 'Show me the Monet' auctioned FILE PICTURE.

STOCKHOLM (Sweden) - Ericsson quarterly results (0500 GMT)

LONDON (United Kingdom) - Inflation data for September (0500 GMT)

VEVEY (Switzerland) - Nestle Q3 results (0515 GMT)

VATICAN CITY (Holy See) - Pope's general audience with a limited public (0730 GMT) VIDEO. LIVE VIDEO.

LONDON (United Kingdom) - Public sector finances data for September (0900 GMT)

UNITED STATES - US border with Canada due to reopen to non-essential travel VIDEO.

(+) WASHINGTON (United States) - Pompeo among speakers at two-day conference on anti-semitism (To 22)

(+) WASHINGTON (United States) - IMF press conference on Europe (1100 GMT)

(+) WASHINGTON (United States) - IMF press conference on Asia and the Pacific (1300 GMT)

ALGERIA - Primary schools reopen PICTURE.


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