International 7-Day News Agenda

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UNITED STATES – Covid test mandate for incoming air passengers lifted

WORLD – World Day Against Child Labour

SWEDEN – NATO Baltic operations exercise BALTOPS 22 in the Baltic Sea, hosted by Sweden VIDEO. (To 17)

SINGAPORE (Singapore) – Shangri-La Dialogue security summit VIDEO.

TAIPEI (Taiwan) – French delegation led by Senator Joel Guerriau visits VIDEO. LIVE VIDEO. (To 13)

LONDON (United Kingdom) – Men’s Fashion Week PICTURE. (To 13)

BELLINZONA (Switzerland) – Trial of ex-UEFA chief Michel Platini and ex-FIFA president Sepp Blatter, accused of fraud VIDEO. LIVE VIDEO. (To 22)

MOSCOW (Russia) – Pushkin Square McDonald’s restaurant to reopen under new name PICTURE. VIDEO.

FRANCE – French parliament elections, first round GRAPHIC. PICTURE.

NAANTALI (Finland) – Kultaranta Talks, hosted by President Sauli Niinisto with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg VIDEO. LIVE VIDEO. (To 13)

NAANTALI (Finland) – President Sauli Niinisto hosts NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg (1500 GMT)

LISBON (Portugal) – Santo Antonio Festival (1600 GMT) PICTURE. VIDEO. (To 13)

STOCKHOLM (Sweden) – SIPRI report on nuclear weapons in the world (2201 GMT) VIDEO.

BONN (Germany) – Bonn Climate Change Conference (To 16)

MILAN (Italy) – Furniture and design fair PICTURE.

OSLO (Norway) – Original works deposited in the ‘Future Library’

FRANKFURT (Germany) – G7 science ministers’ meeting (To 14)

GENEVA (Switzerland) – WTO Ministerial Conference PICTURE. VIDEO. LIVE VIDEO. (To 15)

NEW YORK (United States) – Tribeca film festival (To 19)

NEW YORK (United States) – Tony Awards, ceremony for Broadway theatre and musicals VIDEO.

LOS ANGELES (United States) – Los Angeles Pride

DOHA (Qatar) – CEO of Qatar Energy and Energy Minister Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi holds press conference and signing ceremony (0930 GMT) VIDEO. LIVE VIDEO.

TUNIS (Tunisia) – Judges strike in protest at sackings by President Kais Saied VIDEO.

FES (Morocco) – Fez Festival of World Sacred Music

BEIRUT (Lebanon) – Beirut Cinema Days Arab film festival (To 19)

TEHRAN (Iran) – Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro visits PICTURE. VIDEO. (To 13)

KHARTOUM (Sudan) – Hearing at trial of four protesters over death of a police officer PICTURE.

DR CONGO – Belgium’s King Philippe, Queen Mathilde, PM Alexander De Croo visit VIDEO. (To 13)

CUTTACK (India) – Cricket: India v South Africa second T20 (1330 GMT) PICTURE.

LES SABLES-D’OLONNE (France) – Sailing: Start of 2022 Vendée Arctique race across the Atlantic via Iceland (1500 GMT)

JAÉN (Spain) – Bullfighting: Jose Tomas performs in a corrida (1600 GMT) PICTURE.

FNIDEQ (Morocco) – Sport Diving: International Sport Diving festival, includes Championships and World Cup

FRANCE – Cycling: World tour 2022, Criterium du Dauphine PICTURE.

STUTTGART (Germany) – Tennis: ATP tour 2022 – MercedesCup

PORT LOUIS (Mauritius) – Athletics: African Athletics Championships

TORONTO (Canada) – Golf: PGA Tour – Canadian Open (To 12)

ROME (Italy) – Breach Volley: World Championships (To 19)

NOTTINGHAM (United Kingdom) – Cricket: Second Test, England v New Zealand (To 14)

LE MANS (France) – Auto: World Endurance Championship (WEC), 24 Hours of Le Mans PICTURE.

MULTAN (Pakistan) – Cricket: Pakistan v West Indies, third ODI PICTURE.

BAKU (Azerbaijan) – Auto: Formula One – Azerbaijan Grand Prix, Grand Prix PICTURE.

LIECHTENSTEIN – Cycling: World tour 2022, Tour of Switzerland (To 19)

GENEVA (Switzerland) – 50th session of the UN Human Rights Council VIDEO. LIVE VIDEO. PICTURE. (To July 8)

WORLD – International Albinism Awareness Day

SINGAPORE (Singapore) – Lawrence Wong takes office as deputy prime minister

BEIJING (China) – Most school students resume face-to-face classes VIDEO.

HANOI (Vietnam) – US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman visits VIDEO. PICTURE.

MARSHALL ISLANDS – US and Marshall Islands hold talks on new Compact of Free Association (To 15)

PHNOM PENH (Cambodia) – Verdict in trial of opposition figures, including Cambodian-American lawyer Theary Seng, on treason charges (1900 GMT)

ANNECY (France) – Annecy International Animation Film Festival (To 18)

PARIS (France) – Court hears defence closing statements in the trial of suspects over the November 2015 Paris attacks (To 24)

VILLEPINTE (France) – Eurosatory, international land and airland defence and security trade fair PICTURE. VIDEO. (To 17)

LONDON (United Kingdom) – Government expected to publish Northern Ireland Protocol legislation

LONDON (United Kingdom) – GDP for April (0600 GMT)

PARIS (France) – Gaia space probe expected to release third data set on Milky Way map (0800 GMT)

MADRID (Spain) – PM Pedro Sanchez hosts Latvia’s PM Arturs Krisjanis Karins (1030 GMT) PICTURE.

HARPSUND (Sweden) – PM Magdalena Andersson and NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg hold a press conference (1110 GMT) VIDEO. LIVE VIDEO.

OSLO (Norway) – International Electric Car Symposium (1500 GMT) (To 15)

LONDON (United Kingdom) – Protest against plan to send asylum seekers to Rwanda outside Downing Street (1700 GMT) VIDEO. LIVE VIDEO.

BERLIN (Germany) – Chancellor Olaf Scholz hosts Slovakia’s PM Eduard Heger, press conference follows (1730 GMT) PICTURE. VIDEO. LIVE VIDEO.

WASHINGTON (United States) – Second public hearing on the US Capitol assault (1400 GMT) VIDEO. LIVE VIDEO.

SANTA MONICA (United States) – Protest outside Snap HQ over drug sales on Snapchat (1900 GMT)

(+) BEIRUT (Lebanon) – US Envoy Amos Hochstein in Beirut for Lebanon-Israel maritime border talks (To 14)

RABAT (Morocco) – PM Aziz Akhannouch addresses House of Representatives on health sector reform (1300 GMT)

AGADIR (Morocco) – Agadir International Film and Migration Festival (1500 GMT) (To 18)

JOHANNESBURG (South Africa) – ANC members rally to support President Cyril Ramaphosa VIDEO. LIVE VIDEO. PICTURE.

JOHANNESBURG (South Africa) – Protest against President Cyril Ramaphosa (0700 GMT) VIDEO. LIVE VIDEO.

CONAKRY (Guinea) – Party leader Cellou Dalein Diallo to appear in front of special anti-corruption court (1030 GMT)

QUITO (Ecuador) – Anti-government protest by indigenous people PICTURE.

LIMA (Peru) – President Pedro Castillo summoned to testify in alleged corruption case (1500 GMT) VIDEO.

SANTIAGO (Chile) – Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) conference (2200 GMT) (To 14)

DOHA (Qatar) – Football: 136th annual general meeting of the International Football Association Board (IFAB) VIDEO. PICTURE.

SINGAPORE (Singapore) – Snooker: Snooker star Ronnie O’Sullivan holds press conference at new snooker academy (0700 GMT) VIDEO.

LONDON (United Kingdom) – First flight removing asylum seekers to Rwanda under new plan expected to take off VIDEO.

WORLD – World Blood Donor Day

NUR-SULTAN (Kazakhstan) – 18th International Meeting on Syria in the Astana Format (To 16)

ROMANIA – France’s President Emmanuel Macron visits

NICOSIA (Cyprus) – Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas visits VIDEO.

LONDON (United Kingdom) – 40 years since the end of the Falklands War with the surrender by Argentina after 74 days of conflict

VIENNA (Austria) – Arnold Schwarzenegger hosts annual conference on climate change VIDEO.

LONDON (United Kingdom) – Fifth anniversary of the fire at Grenfell Tower housing block, which left 72 dead VIDEO.

STOCKHOLM (Sweden) – Nobel Prize winners visit, including 2021 co-winner for Peace Maria Ressa VIDEO. (To 15)

MADRID (Spain) – Global Mobility Call, congress on sustainable mobility (To 16)

WIESBADEN (Germany) – May inflation, final estimate (0600 GMT)

STRASBOURG (France) – ECHR rules in case involving former Lithuanian PM Algirdas Butkevicius (0800 GMT)

MÁLAGA (Spain) – Former US president Barack Obama speaks at Digital Enterprise Show (DES), PM Pedro Sanchez attends (0930 GMT) PICTURE.

BRUSSELS (Belgium) – EU Parliament committees vote on proposed new criteria for ‘green label’ for energy (1000 GMT)

WASHINGTON (United States) – Federal Reserve holds two-day policy meeting (To 15)

BULAWAYO (Zimbabwe) – Ruling expected in case of journalist Jeffrey Moyo accused of falsifying accreditation

OSAKA (Japan) – Football: Kirin Super Cup 2022, Chile or Tunisia v Ghana (0615 GMT)

PALLEKELE (Sri Lanka) – Cricket: Sri Lanka v Australia first ODI (0830 GMT) PICTURE.

OSAKA (Japan) – Football: Kirin Super Cup 2022, Japan v Chile or Tunisia (0955 GMT)

VISAKHAPATNAM (India) – Cricket: India v South Africa third T20 (1330 GMT) PICTURE.

KYIV (Ukraine) – UN war crimes investigators hold press conference (1100 GMT)

BRUSSELS (Belgium) – NATO defence ministers meet ahead of Madrid summit (1800 GMT) VIDEO. (To 16)

BRUSSELS (Belgium) – US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin hosts Ukraine Defense Contact Group at NATO Headquarters (1300 GMT) VIDEO. LIVE VIDEO.

MOLDOVA – France’s President Emmanuel Macron visits

SAINT PETERSBURG (Russia) – St Petersburg International Economic Forum PICTURE. VIDEO. (To 18)

LONDON (United Kingdom) – PM Boris Johnson answers Prime Minister’s Questions (PMQs) in parliament (1100 GMT) VIDEO. LIVE VIDEO.

ATHENS (Greece) – Appeal trial of Greek neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn VIDEO.

ATHENS (Greece) – Anti-fascist rally outside Court of Appeal (0500 GMT)

EDIPSOS (Greece) – First edition of the Euboea Film Festival, dedicated to films on the environment and global warming

PARIS (France) – First hearing in lawsuit brought by Brigitte Macron against two women who claimed she was transgender

BARCELONA (Spain) – Sonar dance music festival (To 18)

PARIS (France) – Startups and innovation event Vivatech PICTURE. (To 18)

BRUSSELS (Belgium) – ECB Executive Board member Fabio Panetta addresses the European Parliament on the digital euro (1315 GMT)

STOCKHOLM (Sweden) – Parliament votes on new budget (1400 GMT)

PRAGUE (Czech Republic) – Czech government presents EU presidency logo, priorities (1500 GMT) VIDEO.

LONDON (United Kingdom) – ECB President Christine Lagarde speaks at a conference at London School of Economics (1620 GMT)

SAN FRANCISCO (United States) – Microsoft ends technical support for Internet Explorer

WASHINGTON (United States) – FDA advisory committee meeting to discuss authorization of Pfizer and Moderna Covid vaccines for very young children (1230 GMT)

WASHINGTON (United States) – Third public hearing on the US Capitol assault (1400 GMT) VIDEO.

WASHINGTON (United States) – Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell holds press conference (1830 GMT)

TANGIERS (Morocco) – Resumption of ‘Operation Marhaba / Paso del estrecho’ of summer transit between Spain and Morocco (1300 GMT) PICTURE. VIDEO. (To September 15)

TRIPOLI (Libya) – Verdict in the Abu Slim prison massacre trial

MARRAKESH (Morocco) – Conference on adult education, with UNESCO (To 17)

DAKAR (Senegal) – Netherlands’ Queen Maxima visits as Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development (0900 GMT)

DOHA (Qatar) – Launch of 2022 World Cup poster by Qatar organisers (0700 GMT) VIDEO.

LEIDSCHENDAM (Netherlands) – Special Tribunal for Lebanon to sentence two men found guilty of murdering Rafic Hariri in 2005 (1200 GMT) VIDEO. LIVE VIDEO.

YOKOSUKA (Japan) – Japan, US joint military exercise PICTURE. VIDEO.

BASEL (Switzerland) – Art Basel contemporary art fair PICTURE. (To 19)

SEVILLE (Spain) – Dior presents its cruise 2023 collection PICTURE. VIDEO.

LUXEMBOURG (Luxembourg) – Ministers of economy and finance of the euro zone (Eurogroup) meet PICTURE.

GENEVA (Switzerland) – UNHCR publishes its annual report

DUBLIN (Ireland) – Bloomsday, a celebration of the life and works of ‘Ulysses’ author James Joyce VIDEO.

PRAGUE (Czech Republic) – Czech government meets European Parliament Speaker Roberta Metsola ahead of EU presidency (0900 GMT)

LONDON (United Kingdom) – Bank of England decision on monetary policy (1100 GMT)

SOLNA (Sweden) – Verdict in trial of surgeon Paolo Macchiarini, charged with aggravated assault following series of transplant surgeries (1600 GMT) VIDEO.

WASHINGTON (United States) – Fourth public hearing on the US Capitol assault (1700 GMT) VIDEO.

TUNISIA – Trade union calls for public sector strike

ISRAEL – 20th anniversary of start of construction on Israel-West Bank wall/fence

BEERSHEBA (Israel) – Court verdict expected for Palestinian Mohammed al-Halabi, World Vision Gaza executive accused of funding Hamas (0500 GMT)

PALLEKELE (Sri Lanka) – Cricket: Sri Lanka v Australia second ODI (0830 GMT) PICTURE.

OSLO (Norway) – Athletics: Diamond League athletics meeting (1500 GMT)

LUXEMBOURG (Luxembourg) – EU economy and finance ministers (Ecofin) meet

BRUSSELS (Belgium) – Regional Parliament called to vote on a ban on ritual slaughter of animals

STOCKHOLM (Sweden) – Yemen International Forum VIDEO. (To 19)

MILAN (Italy) – Milan Fashion Week Menswear, Spring/Summer 2023 PICTURE. (To 21)

PEDRÓGÃO GRANDE (Portugal) – 5th anniversary of the country’s deadliest wildfire

LONDON (United Kingdom) – Tesco quarterly earnings (0600 GMT)

WASHINGTON (United States) – 50 years since the Watergate scandal broke

WASHINGTON (United States) – US Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell offers welcoming remarks (1245 GMT)

AMSTELVEEN (Netherlands) – Cricket: Netherlands v England, first ODI

RAJKOT (India) – Cricket: India v South Africa fourth T20 (1330 GMT) PICTURE.

BUDAPEST (Hungary) – Swimming: World Aquatics Championships PICTURE. (To July 3)

SINGAPORE (Singapore) – Pink Dot, event in support of LGBTQ community VIDEO. PICTURE.

Hole (Norway) – Memorial to victims of 2011 Utoya massacre to be inaugurated VIDEO.

KASSEL (Germany) – Opening of contemporary art exhibition, ‘Documenta Fifteen’

WALTON-ON-THE-HILL (United Kingdom) – Paul McCartney’s 80th birthday

LONDON (United Kingdom) – Trade Union national demonstration over cost of living

BONN (Germany) – Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) holds annual plenary meeting (1000 GMT)

TOKYO (Japan) – Rugby Union: International Test, Japan v Uruguay PICTURE.

COLOGNE (Germany) – Handball: EHF Champions League, FINAL4 Men 2022 PICTURE. (To 19)

VARIOUS – Rugby Union: Super Rugby Pacific final (0600 GMT)

PARIS (France) – Diving: Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series (1230 GMT) PICTURE.

PARIS (France) – Athletics: Diamond League athletics meeting (1600 GMT) PICTURE.

FRANCE – French parliament election, second round

WORLD – International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict

DAVAO (Philippines) – Vice president-elect Sara Duterte to be sworn into office PICTURE.

SEVILLE (Spain) – Andalucia holds regional election PICTURE.

DOHA (Qatar) – International Air Transport Association (IATA) general assembly VIDEO. (To 21)

COLOMBIA – Second round of presidential election PICTURE. VIDEO.

AMSTELVEEN (Netherlands) – Cricket: Netherlands v England, second ODI

SACHSENRING (Germany) – Moto: MotoGP Germany Grand Prix PICTURE.

LONDON (United Kingdom) – Rugby Union: England v Barbarians

MONTREAL (Canada) – Auto: Formula One – Canadian Grand Prix, Grand Prix GRAPHIC. PICTURE.

COLOMBO (Sri Lanka) – Cricket: Sri Lanka v Australia third ODI (0830 GMT) PICTURE.

BANGALORE (India) – Cricket: India v South Africa fifth T20 (1330 GMT) PICTURE.

WORLD – World Refugee Day

YOGYAKARTA (Indonesia) – G20 health ministerial meeting (To 21)

BRUSSELS (Belgium) – Belgium to return tooth of anti-colonial hero Patrice Lumumba to DR Congo

BUCHAREST (Romania) – Law allowing the extraction of gas in the Black Sea enters into force (date to be confirmed)

STRASBOURG (France) – Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly session (To 23)

DOHA (Qatar) – Ministers, business leaders at Qatar Economic Forum VIDEO. LIVE VIDEO. (To 21)

CAIRO (Egypt) – Hearing in the appeal trial of journalist Rasha Azab, acquitted on charges of ‘insulting’ filmmaker Islam Azazi

MOROCCO – National strike called in the civil service, local authorities and transport to protest rise in prices

AGADIR (Morocco) – 2nd annual ‘African Lion’ military exercises between Morocco, UK and US PICTURE. (To July 1)

KIGALI (Rwanda) – Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (To 25)

NAIROBI (Kenya) – Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) publishes voter register

NAIROBI (Kenya) – Names of election candidates published (To 24)

CAPE TOWN (South Africa) – Press conference by South Africa euthanasia activist as he ends three-year sentence for murder

BAMAKO (Mali) – French ex FM Jean-Yves Le Drian summoned to appear before a judge investigating “damage to public property” VIDEO.




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