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11 December 2017 - 17 December 2017
News
Asia
++Running Story – 9-15 December 2017++ Monitoring for latest developments as tension continues over North Korea's nuclear and missile programmes after Pyongyang launched a new intercontinental...
Asia
New Delhi: Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi and Indian external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj hold talks to review global and regional issues of mutual...
Asia
Manila: Philippine senate opens probe over a suspended dengue vaccine after a new study showed a greater risk of severe cases in people without previous infection.
The Philippine Department of...
Europe
++Running Story – 9-15 December 2017++ Covering developments as the UK and EU 27 prepare for a crucial leaders' summit on 14-15 Dec, during which it will be decided if enough progress has been made...
Europe
++Running Story – 9-15 December 2017++ Latest in Sanaa, Aden, and Taiz after Houthi rebels killed their former ally and ex-President Ali Abdullah Saleh. Rumors that Saleh's son could return to Yemen...
Europe
Brussels: EU foreign ministers gather for regular meeting, with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expected to join ministers for an informal breakfast ahead of the meeting.
Latin America
++Running Story – 7-15 December 2017++ The search for Argentine submarine ARA San Juan continues but rescue efforts have ended.
::Covering daily Navy presser Live.
Latin America
Santiago: Presidential candidates Alejandro Guillier of the Nueva Mayoria coalition and Former Chilean President Sebastian Pinera takes part in a presidential debate.
Latin America
++Running Story – 9-15 December 2017++ Various: Following developments as the government has imposed a curfew to prevent nighttime protesting by supporters of the main opposition candidate, Salvador...
Middle East
Silivri: Trial starts for 57 suspects, including alleged shooter Abdulkadir Masharipov, over the Reina nightclub attack that left 39 people dead.
World
++Running Story – 9-15 December 2017++ Latest following US President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
World
++Running Story – 9-15 December 2017++ Continued coverage of allegations of sexual misconduct against well-known people in entertainment, media, politics and other professions.
Middle East Extra
Violence against women rises in northern Kurdish region.
Syrian and Palestinian girls hit the right note.
Historic neighbourhood gets a make-over.
Entertainment

Which She Shot While Recording Her Debut Album



Leslie Odom Jr talks about his busy year with a new Christmas album, a role in ‘Murder on the Orient Express,’ and a book about taking risks.

Celebrity Extra



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Horizons




News
Africa
Nairobi: Opposition leader Raila Odinga is rallying his supporters on Kenya's independence day, with reports suggesting the gathering will elect its own leader to run the country until new elections...
Asia
++Running Story – 9-15 December 2017++ Monitoring for latest developments as tension continues over North Korea's nuclear and missile programmes after Pyongyang launched a new intercontinental...
Asia
Hong Kong: Court hears the appeal of British banker Rurik Jutting who is serving a life sentence for murdering two Indonesian women.
Cambridge University-educated Jutting was convicted by a...
Europe
++Running Story – 9-15 December 2017++ Covering developments as the UK and EU 27 prepare for a crucial leaders' summit on 14-15 Dec, during which it will be decided if enough progress has been made...
Europe
++Running Story – 9-15 December 2017++ Latest in Sanaa, Aden, and Taiz after Houthi rebels killed their former ally and ex-President Ali Abdullah Saleh. Rumors that Saleh's son could return to Yemen...
Europe
Brussels: EU ministers will meet in a regular General Affairs Council meeting to prepare for the EU leaders summit on Dec.14 & 15.
There will be two meetings; first with EU 28 and then in early...
Europe
Paris: More the 100 world leaders are invited to Paris for a summit that President Emmanuel Macron hopes gives new momentum to the push to fight climate change, and isolates those who aren't pitching...
Europe
London: The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry attend the Star Wars premiere.
It is expected that Harry's fiancé Meghan Markle will also attend but not yet confirmed.
Europe
Vatican City: Pope Francis celebrates a special Mass dedicated to the Madonna of Guadalupe, particularly dear to Latin American Catholics.
Europe
Moscow: Athletes and Russian Olympic Committee members meet to decide how to respond the decision by the International Olympic Committee that Russian athletes will be allowed to compete at the...
Europe
Moscow: In a revival of Tsarist-era traditions, Moscow's gilded youth attend the Cadets' Ball.
Latin America
++Running Story – 7-15 December 2017++ The search for Argentine submarine ARA San Juan continues but rescue efforts have ended.
::Covering daily Navy presser Live.
Latin America
++Running Story – 9-15 December 2017++ Various: Following developments as the government has imposed a curfew to prevent nighttime protesting by supporters of the main opposition candidate, Salvador...
Latin America

World
++Running Story – 9-15 December 2017++ Latest following US President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
World
++Running Story – 9-15 December 2017++ Continued coverage of allegations of sexual misconduct against well-known people in entertainment, media, politics and other professions.
Middle East Extra
Thousands of people from Mosul remain in camps.
Hydroponic farm offers solution to water shortages.
Financial outlook for 2018.
Entertainment
Celebrating the stars who got married this year.

‘The Last Jedi’ holds huge premiere at Royal Albert Hall ahead of the latest ‘Star Wars’ movie hitting cinemas. Prince Harry, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge also attend.
Hailee Steinfeld hits the high notes in 'Pitch Perfect 3' – which she shot while recording her debut album.


Celebrity Extra

Holiday decorating - Reba McEntire, Lady Antebellum and more talk about how soon they start holiday decorating.

News
Asia
++Running Story – 9-15 December 2017++ Monitoring for latest developments as tension continues over North Korea's nuclear and missile programmes after Pyongyang launched a new intercontinental...
Asia
Nanjing: China marks 80th anniversary of the Nanjing Massacre.
The Chinese city fell to Japanese forces on Dec 13, 1937.
What followed was a massacre of war prisoners, soldiers and...
Asia
Tokyo: United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, and former UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon hold talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
Asia
Beijing: South Korean President Moon Jae-in visits China.
Europe
++Running Story – 9-15 December 2017++ Covering developments as the UK and EU 27 prepare for a crucial leaders' summit on 14-15 Dec, during which it will be decided if enough progress has been made...
Europe
++Running Story – 9-15 December 2017++ Latest in Sanaa, Aden, and Taiz after Houthi rebels killed their former ally and ex-President Ali Abdullah Saleh. Rumors that Saleh's son could return to Yemen...
Europe
Paris: French President Emmanuel Macron convenes a meeting on African security with the members of the G5 Sahel force, Niger, Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali and Mauritania.
Europe
Prague: The new minority government of Prime Minister Andrej Babis to be sworn in.
Europe
Bucharest: The coffin carrying the body of the late Romanian king arrives in Romania from Switzerland, where he died after an illness.
It is first sent to one of his residences in the country's...
Europe
St Petersburg: Ahead of the Russian president's annual news conference, former professors and current students at his alma mater reflect on Vladimir Putin's rule and expectations for his re-election.
Latin America
Various: Following developments as the government has imposed a curfew to prevent nighttime protesting by supporters of the main opposition candidate, Salvador Nasralla, who has called for a vote...
Latin America
++Running Story – 7-15 December 2017++ The search for Argentine submarine ARA San Juan continues but rescue efforts have ended.
::Covering daily Navy presser Live.
Latin America
++Running Story – 9-15 December 2017++ Various: Following developments as the government has imposed a curfew to prevent nighttime protesting by supporters of the main opposition candidate, Salvador...
Middle East
Istanbul: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan hosts leaders from the Organization of Islamic Cooperation member countries for a summit call to discuss the US recognition of Jerusalem as the...
World
++Running Story – 9-15 December 2017++ Latest following US President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
World
++Running Story – 9-15 December 2017++ Continued coverage of allegations of sexual misconduct against well-known people in entertainment, media, politics and other professions.
Entertainment
The Paley Center presents an evening on Fashion and TV with Zac Posen and Elle magazine editor Nina Garcia.

The Screen Actors Guild announces nominations for their pick of the best performances in TV and film.



Celebrity Extra

News
Africa
Harare: Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu-PF party holds an extraordinary congress which is expected to endorse Emmerson Mnangagwa's leadership, Robert Mugabe's resignation and expulsion of Grace Mugabe from...
Asia
++Running Story – 9-15 December 2017++ Monitoring for latest developments as tension continues over North Korea's nuclear and missile programmes after Pyongyang launched a new intercontinental...
Asia
Tokyo: United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, and former UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon hold talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
Asia
Beijing: South Korean President Moon Jae-in visits China.
Europe
++Running Story – 9-15 December 2017++ Covering developments as the UK and EU 27 prepare for a crucial leaders' summit on 14-15 Dec, during which it will be decided if enough progress has been made...
Europe
++Running Story – 9-15 December 2017++ Latest in Sanaa, Aden, and Taiz after Houthi rebels killed their former ally and ex-President Ali Abdullah Saleh. Rumors that Saleh's son could return to Yemen...
Europe
Frankfurt: The European Central Bank's governing council meets to decide interest rates and stimulus measures.
Europe
Brussels: EU leaders meet for a crucial end of year summit to agree on the terms of the UK's divorce from the bloc so that the negotiations can move on to the next stage of talks, including trade.
Europe
Bucharest: The coffin carrying the body of the late Romanian king arrives in Romania from Switzerland, where he died after an illness.
It is first sent to one of his residences in the country's...
Europe
Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin gives his annual news conference.
::Expected to start around 0900GMT
Latin America
++Running Story – 7-15 December 2017++ The search for Argentine submarine ARA San Juan continues but rescue efforts have ended.
::Covering daily Navy presser Live.
Latin America
++Running Story – 9-15 December 2017++ Various: Following developments as the government has imposed a curfew to prevent nighttime protesting by supporters of the main opposition candidate, Salvador...
Middle East
Baikonur: NASA's Randolph Bresnik, Cosmonaut Sergey Ryazanskiy and Paolo Nespoli of the ESA are due to land back on earth after their five-month mission to the International Space Station.
...
North America
New York: The nephews of Venezuelan First Lady Cilia Flores will be sentenced in a New York courthouse.
They were convicted a year ago of conspiring to import some 800 kilograms of cocaine into...
World
++Running Story – 9-15 December 2017++ Latest following US President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
World
++Running Story – 9-15 December 2017++ Continued coverage of allegations of sexual misconduct against well-known people in entertainment, media, politics and other professions.
Entertainment

Will Smith, Noomi Rapace and Joel Edgerton premiere Netflix film ‘Bright,’ which mixes buddy cop genre with fantasy.




New York Women in Film and Television hosts their annual Muse Awards gala luncheon with awards being presented to Laura Dern and Judith Light.
Celebrity Extra

News
Africa
Harare: Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu-PF party holds an extraordinary congress which is expected to endorse Emmerson Mnangagwa's leadership, Robert Mugabe's resignation and expulsion of Grace Mugabe from...
Asia
++Running Story – 9-15 December 2017++ Monitoring for latest developments as tension continues over North Korea's nuclear and missile programmes after Pyongyang launched a new intercontinental...
Asia
Beijing: South Korean President Moon Jae-in visits China.
Asia
Colombo: A delegation from the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention will hold a news conference to share their preliminary findings after an official visit to Sri Lanka.
Europe
++Running Story – 9-15 December 2017++ Covering developments as the UK and EU 27 prepare for a crucial leaders' summit on 14-15 Dec, during which it will be decided if enough progress has been made...
Europe
++Running Story – 9-15 December 2017++ Latest in Sanaa, Aden, and Taiz after Houthi rebels killed their former ally and ex-President Ali Abdullah Saleh. Rumors that Saleh's son could return to Yemen...
Europe
Brussels: EU leaders meet for a crucial end of year summit to agree on the terms of the UK's divorce from the bloc so that the negotiations can move on to the next stage of talks, including trade.
Europe
Bucharest: The coffin carrying the body of the late Romanian king arrives in Romania from Switzerland, where he died after an illness.
It is first sent to one of his residences in the country's...
Europe
Moscow: Russian Federation Council due to pass law starting the 2018 Presidential election campaign.
Latin America
++Running Story – 7-15 December 2017++ The search for Argentine submarine ARA San Juan continues but rescue efforts have ended.
::Covering daily Navy presser Live.
Latin America
Santo Domingo: Negotiations between Venezuela's government and opposition resume on the Caribbean island as looming presidential elections and President Maduro's goal of restructuring the country's...
Latin America
++Running Story – 9-15 December 2017++ Various: Following developments as the government has imposed a curfew to prevent nighttime protesting by supporters of the main opposition candidate, Salvador...
World
++Running Story – 9-15 December 2017++ Latest following US President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
World
++Running Story – 9-15 December 2017++ Continued coverage of allegations of sexual misconduct against well-known people in entertainment, media, politics and other professions.
Entertainment
Empire editor in chief Terri White talks us through the top films.



The latest in a special all-format series featuring the Breakthrough Stars of 2017, AP highlights 'Wonderstruck' actress Millicent Simmonds.

The latest in a special all-format series featuring the Breakthrough Stars, AP highlights 'Queen Sugar' star Bianca Lawson.

Celebrity Extra



Horizons



News
Africa
Harare: Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu-PF party holds an extraordinary congress which is expected to endorse Emmerson Mnangagwa's leadership, Robert Mugabe's resignation and expulsion of Grace Mugabe from...
Africa
Abuja: Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Heads of State and Government gather for one-day summit.
Africa
Johannesburg: South Africa's ruling ANC party holds conference to decide who will succeed Jacob Zuma as party leader.
That person will be the ANC's candidate for president in 2019 elections.
Asia
++Running Story – 16-22 December 2017++ Monitoring for latest developments as tension continues over North Korea's nuclear and missile programmes after Pyongyang launched a new intercontinental...
Asia
Beijing: Opening of UK-China Economic and Financial Dialogue.
The discussions are expected to centre on strengthening bilateral ties as the UK prepares to leave the European Union.
British...
Asia
Sydney: By-election for parliament seat vacated by John Alexander of the Liberal Party, who had been forced to quit over a constitutional ban of dual citizens sitting in parliament.
Alexander is...
Asia
Manila: Countdown to Christmas begins as Filipino Catholics start a series of daily dawn masses which culminate on Christmas eve.
Asia
New Delhi: Rahul Gandhi, the scion of India's Nehru-Gandhi political dynasty, takes over as president of the country's main opposition Congress party.
Gandhi, 47, faces the difficult task of...
Europe
Bucharest: The coffin carrying the body of the late Romanian king arrives in Romania from Switzerland, where he died after an illness.
It is first sent to one of his residences in the country's...
Europe
++Running Story – 16-22 December 2017++ Developments as Catalans head to the polls on Dec. 21 in a contested regional election that has shaped into a close race between those supporting independence...
Europe
Athens: Runners don Santa suits for annual fun run.
Europe
Bucharest/Curtea De Arges: Following a short religious service outside the Royal Palace in Bucharest the coffin carrying the body of the late Romanian King Michael I is taken to the royal cemetery in...
Europe
Bucharest/Curtea De Arges: Following a short religious service outside the Royal Palace in Bucharest the coffin carrying the body of the late Romanian King Michael I is taken to the royal cemetery in...
Latin America
Thousands of Cubans make the annual trek to the shrine of San Lazaro, the islands patron saint, seeking absolution, enlightenment, and assistance with the hardships of daily life.
Latin America
San Lazaro: Thousands of Cubans make the annual trek to the shrine of San Lazaro, the islands patron saint, seeking absolution, enlightenment, and assistance with the hardships of daily life.
Middle East
++Running Story – 16-22 December 2017++ Latest in Sanaa, Aden, and Taiz after Houthi rebels killed their former ally and ex-President Ali Abdullah Saleh.
Humanitarian disaster not improving.
Middle East
++Running Story – 16-22 December 2017++ Fighting in parts of Syria despite various peace talks, Syrian government carrying out offensives against some militant groups.
Middle East
Bethlehem: Inauguration of a Life-Size Maltese Crib installed in Manger Square through.
The ceremony will begin with a mass in Saint Catherine Church, and followed by the inauguration of the...
Middle East
Beirut: AP interview with Christian Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea, about Hezbollah, Iran and the recent deal among various parties that allowed Prime Minister Saad Hariri to withdraw his...
World
++Running Story – 16-22 December 2017++ Tensions continue following US President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
Unclear whether Vice-President Mike Pence's...
World
++Running Story – 16-22 December 2017++ Continued coverage of allegations of sexual misconduct against well-known people in entertainment, media, politics and other professions.
Entertainment
Thousands expected at a massive lightsaber battle in downtown Los Angeles to coincide with the release of ‘The Last Jedi.’
News
Africa
Johannesburg: South Africa's ruling ANC party holds conference to decide who will succeed Jacob Zuma as party leader.
That person will be the ANC's candidate for president in 2019 elections.
Asia
++Running Story – 16-22 December 2017++ Monitoring for latest developments as tension continues over North Korea's nuclear and missile programmes after Pyongyang launched a new intercontinental...
Asia
Colombo: 100 Chinese couples tie the knot in a mass wedding.
Sri Lanka's President Maithripala Sirisena will be the Guest of Honor at the ceremony.
Europe
Pristina: Some 500 participants dressed as Santa's participate in a running race.
Europe
Kiev: Thousands are expected to attend an anti-government rally led by ex-Georgian President and leader of anti-corruption movement in Ukraine Mikheil Saakashvili.
Europe
Baikonur: NASA astronaut Scott Tingle, Cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov and Norishege Kanai of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) launch to the International Space Station aboard the Soyuz MS-07...
Europe
Issy-Les-Molineaux: French and international runners in Santa Claus costumes take part in the traditional 'Corrida de Noel', which takes place since 1977.
Latin America
Second round of Chile's presidential election.
Latin America
Santiago: Second round of Chile's presidential election.
Middle East
++Running Story – 16-22 December 2017++ Latest in Sanaa, Aden, and Taiz after Houthi rebels killed their former ally and ex-President Ali Abdullah Saleh.
Humanitarian disaster not improving.
Middle East
++Running Story – 16-22 December 2017++ Fighting in parts of Syria despite various peace talks, Syrian government carrying out offensives against some militant groups.
Middle East
Nazareth: Christmas tree lighting in Nazareth.
World
++Running Story – 16-22 December 2017++ Continued coverage of allegations of sexual misconduct against well-known people in entertainment, media, politics and other professions.
World
++Running Story – 16-22 December 2017++ Tensions continue following US President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
Unclear whether Vice-President Mike Pence's...
Horizons

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