NORTH KOREA / TENSION
++Running Story - 20 to 26 May 2017++ Heightened tensions continue with North Korea, with the US pressuring China to do more to stop Pyongyang from further missile and nuclear tests.
INDONESIA / SWEDEN
Jakarta: Swedish King Karl Gustav makes state visit to Indonesia.
Schedule details TBC.
CHINA / ANTARCTIC
Beijing: Officials attend Delegation Heads Meeting of the 40th Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting.
22 May - Liu Zhenmin, Chinese vice minister of MOFA, Wang Hong, minister of China State Oceanic Administration publish the China Antarctic Activity report.
23 May - Opening ceremony.
24 May - Chinese vice foreign minister gives speech.
INDONESIA / CANING
Aceh: Sharia prosecutor expected to carry out caning of gay couple, aged 20 and 23, sentenced to receive 85 lashes for having sexual relations.
CHINA / ALPHA GO
Wuzhen: Google's AlphaGo will have three matches with China's world number one Go player Ke Jie. Matches are scheduled May 23, 25 and 27.
FRANCE / POLITICS
++Running Story - 20 to 26 May 2017++ Covering developments as President Emmanuel Macron prepares his year-old party for legislative elections in June.
UK / ELECTIONS
++Running Story - 20 to 26 May 2017++ Britain's political parties continue campaigns ahead of a general election on June 8.
POLAND / SINGAPORE
Warsaw: Singapore President Tony Tan Keng Yam meets President Andrzej Duda and other officials during his two-day stay in Poland.
GERMANY / HUAWEI
Berlin: Chinese communications giant Huawei will hold a global "flagship launch event" where it is expected to launch one, or a range, of new Huawei MateBooks. The event will be in English.
BRAZIL / POLITICS
++Running Story - 20 to 26 May 2017++ Covering developments after a report alleged that Brazilian President Michel Temer endorsed bribing a now-jailed former congressman to keep him quiet.
VENEZUELA / PROTESTS
++Running Story - 20 to 26 May 2017++ Protests continue against President Nicolas Maduro.
SYRIA / FIGHTING
++Running Story - 20 to 26 May 2017++ Fighting continues in northern Syria around Raqqa and Hama.
IRAQ / MOSUL
++Running Story - 20 to 26 May 2017++ Iraqi forces continue push into western and southern Mosul in an advance against IS, but offensive going slowly.
MIDDLE EAST / TRUMP
Tel Aviv/Jerusalem: US President Donald Trump makes two day visit.
WORLD / TRUMP
++Running Story - 20 to 26 May 2017++ Continued coverage of Donald Trump's presidency as he carries out his first foreign trip, visiting Saudi Arabia and Israel before heading to Rome to meet Pope Francis. Trump will then attend the NATO leaders meeting in Brussels and the G7 summit in Sicily.