Colombo: Military parade expected to mark the end of the civil war in 2009 after the government troops crushed the separatist Tamil Tigers rebels.
Istanbul: Anti-war demonstrators are expected to take to the streets in simultaneous protests across Turkey on over twin car bombs that killed 51 people in Turkey last weekend.
Brussels: Thousands of people expected to take part in Gay pride parade in Brussels.
Vatican City: Pope Francis answers questions from a handful of faithful attending a prayer vigil for new religious communities in St. Peter's Square.
Vatican City: German Chancellor Angela Merkel has a private audience with Pope Francis I.
Rome: Thousands of Italians expected to protest as two biggest Italian unions called for national demo against the government, the labour crisis, the labour reform, unemployment
Malmo: Final of the 58th edition of the Eurovision Song Contest.
Kiev: Ukraine's opposition parties test their strength in a major rally in Kiev, denouncing what they call the increasingly authoritarian government of President Viktor Yanukovych and calling for the...
Various: Fierce fighting continues between Syrian rebels and regime loyalists amid ongoing international efforts to stem the bloodshed.
Flags and stages are put up in Malmo, Sweden ahead of the Eurovision Song Contest Grand Final.
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Chinese director Zhangke Jia premieres his in-competition movie revolving around four people from different provinces in modern-day China. It stars Zhao Tao and Jiang Wu.
PSY, Cee Lo Green and Carly Rae Jespen headline the Singapore Social Concerts.
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Fans arrive at the venue in Malmo ready to support their country in the Eurovision Song Contest Grand Final. AP Entertainment takes a look at the planned demos surrounding the event.
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