?Thursday, Oct. 24:
BRUSSELS -- European Union leaders open a two-day summit to focus on the economy and soaring unemployment. It will also look at recent tragedies involving migrants trying to get into the EU.
WASHINGTON -- Hillary Rodham Clinton is scheduled to speak at a Center for American Progress conference.
SYDNEY -- Denmark's Crown Prince Frederick and Crown Princess Mary visit Sydney. Through Monday.
ISTANBUL -- Turkey's EU affairs minister Egemen Bagis sits for an interview with the AP about the EU's upcoming talks on Turkish membership.
NEW YORK -- U.N. Security Council discusses Sudan and South Sudan tensions; sanctions on Ivory Coast.
CHEONGJU -- Press day of air show as a part of Seoul International Aerospace & Defense Exhibition 2013 at Cheongju International Airport.
AMSTERDAM -- Unilever PLC reports third quarter earnings. 0800 GMT.
MADRID -- Spanish bank Santander presents third-quarter results. By 0715 GMT.
FRANKFURT, Germany -- Automaker Daimler AG reports third-quarter earnings. By 0700 GMT.
MADRID -- Spain's National Statistics Institute presents third-quarter unemployment figures. Spain's unemployment rate was 26.3 unemployment in the second quarter. By 0730 GMT.
GENEVA -- Switzerland's second biggest bank Credit Suisse posts third-quarter earnings before the opening of the Zurich exchange Thursday. By 0615 GMT.
PARIS -- French beverage company Pernod Ricard reports its first-quarter sales. By 0600 GMT.
PARIS -- French retail and luxury company Kering reports its third-quarter sales. By 1630 GMT.
PARIS -- French nuclear giant Areva reports its third-quarter earnings. By 1630 GMT.
STOCKHOLM-- Wireless equipment maker Ericsson reports third-quarter results. By 0630 GMT.
HELSINKI -- Global sports equipment maker Amer Sports releases Q3 report. By 0730 GMT.
HONG KONG -- HSBC releases preliminary purchasing managers' index for China in October.
PHOENIX -- Southwest Airlines Co. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.
DETROIT -- Ford Motor Co. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.
NEW YORK -- United Continental Holdings Inc. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.
MINNEAPOLIS -- 3M Co. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.
NEW YORK -- Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.
NEW YORK -- Altria Group Inc. reports quarterly financial results after the market closes.
NEW YORK -- Microsoft Corp. reports quarterly financial results after the market closes.
NEW YORK -- Express Scripts Holding Co. reports quarterly financial results after the market closes.
NEW YORK -- Zynga Inc. reports quarterly financial results after the market closes.
NEW YORK -- Amazon.com Inc. reports quarterly financial results after the market closes.
?Friday, Oct. 25:
MADAGASCAR -- First round of much-delayed presidential election aimed at resolving a political crisis.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands -- International Criminal Court judges rule on whether Kenya's deputy president has to be present throughout his trial on charges of orchestrating deadly violence after his country's 2007 elections. By 0830 GMT.
PRAGUE -- The Czech Republic holds an early parliamentary election after a collapse of a center-right government. Polls close at 1200 GMT Saturday. Results late Saturday.
SANTIAGO, Chile -- Nine presidential candidates will meet for the first time in a debate. Participating will be Michelle Bachelet faces (New Majority), Evelyn Matthei (Alliance), Marco Enriquez-Ominami (PRO), Franco Parisi (indep.) Ricardo Israel (PRI), Marcel Claude (PH), Alfredo Sfeir (Green Ecologist Party), Thomas Jocelyn-Holt (indep.) and Roxana Miranda (PI).
ST. GEORGE'S, Grenada -- The U.S. military celebrates the 30-year anniversary of an operation dubbed "Urgent Fury" in which 7,000 U.S. Marines and Army paratroopers invaded the tiny Caribbean island of Grenada and toppled a post-coup military government. More than 100 people died in the invasion criticized by the U.N. and countries including Britain and Canada. Grenada, however, celebrates the date as a national holiday known as "Thanksgiving Day." Rangers who participated in the 1983 invasion are expected to meet with the public.
AUCKLAND -- Swiss Foreign Minister Didier Burkhalter meeting with his New Zealand counterpart, Murray McCully, in Auckland.
BRUSSELS -- European Union leaders end a two-day summit to center on the economy and soaring unemployment. It will also look at recent tragedies involving migrants trying to get into the EU.
MAHAJAN, India -- Media opportunity for the ongoing joint military exercise between India and Russia.
MOSCOW -- Ten years have passed since oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky was thrown in jail after posing a challenge to Russia's new president, Vladimir Putin. Khodorkovsky's arrest heralded Putin's consolidation of political power and economic might in the Kremlin.
HONG KONG -- Hong Kong film festival opens.
BELGRADE, Serbia -- Serbia's new national carrier, Air Serbia, to be formally launched with the inauguration ceremony of the company's first plane. Air Serbia was formed as part of a strategic partnership deal with Etihad Airways in hopes of salvaging debt-laden JAT Airways. 1300 GMT.
BERLIN -- Germany's Ifo institute releases its monthly index of business confidence, a closely watched indicator for Europe's biggest economy.
FRANKFURT, Germany -- Chemical and oil company BASF SE reports third-quarter earnings. By 0600 GMT.
LONDON -- Britain release its third quarter GDP figures, with modest growth underpinned by a government program that makes it simpler for first time buyers to buy a home. But with millions hoping for a home sweet home, many economists worry that a new housing bubble is being created -- and that it won't last.
LISBON, Portugal -- Postal workers opposed to the national mail service's planned privatization walk off the job for 24 hours, marking the start of a flurry of strikes by labor groups angry about the government's compliance with the reforms and austerity measures demanded by a 78 billion euro bailout. 130 words by 1200 GMT by Barry Hatton.
STOCKHOLM -- Truck maker AB Volvo releases Q3 report.
STOCKHOLM -- Appliance maker Elextrolux AB releases Q3 report.
HELSINKI -- Finnair reports Q3 earnings. By 0700 GMT.
NEW YORK -- United Parcel Service Inc. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.
?Saturday, Oct. 26:
LISBON, Portugal -- A civic movement called "Screw the Troika" plans a march in Lisbon against austerity measures that Portugal is being forced to adopt in return for its 78 billion euros bailout in 2011.
BELGRADE, Serbia -- Funeral to be held for Jovanka Broz, the widow of Yugoslavia's late communist leader Josip Broz Tito. Jovanka Broz will be buried at the same complex where her late husband's tomb is located and with military honors. By 1100 GMT.
?Sunday, Oct. 27:
TBILISI, Georgia -- Georgian voters choose a successor to Mikhail Saakashvili, who has been president since 2004. The U.S.-educated Saakashvili will be best remembered for turning the former Soviet republic into an American ally and leading his country into a short but disastrous war with Russia.
BUENOS AIRES -- Argentina holds midterm congressional elections on Oct. 27. The balance of powers in what has increasingly been a "government of one" is at stake as supporters peel away from Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner's lame-duck presidency.
?Monday, Oct. 28:
LONDON -- Former News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks, ex-Downing Street communications chief Andy Coulson and others stand trial on charges related to phone hacking. Central Criminal Court.
NEW YORK -- U.N. Security Council to discuss Syria chemical weapons report.
CANBERRA -- Swiss Foreign Minister Didier Burkhalter meeting with his Australian counterpart, Julie Bishop, in Canberra.
NEW YORK -- National Association of Realtors releases existing home sales for September, 10 a.m. Eastern (1400 GMT).
TOKYO -- Toyota gives global vehicle sales for the first three quarters of the year, which are likely to show it is still the world's top automaker, outpacing General Motors. Toyota is seeing growth in emerging markets, even kicking off sales woes in China over anti-Japanese sentiments.
?Tuesday, Oct. 29:
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia -- French President Francois Hollande meets Slovak leaders on a one-day visit. By 1500 GMT.
HELSINKI -- Wireless equipment company Nokia reports Q3 results.
GENEVA -- Switzerland's biggest bank UBS AG posts third-quarter results before the opening of the Zurich exchange Tuesday. By 0700 GMT.
FRANKFURT, Germany -- Deutsche Bank AG reports third-quarter earnings. By 0700 GMT.
WASHINGTON -- Labor Department releases employment data for September, 8:30 a.m. (1230 GMT).
?Wednesday, Oct. 30:
MEXICO CITY -- The United Nations releases new report on teenage pregnancy that reveals that Latin America and the Caribbean was the only region to see an increase in the percentage of reported adolescents giving birth at the age of 15. Mexico has the highest teenage pregnancy rate of all OECD countries and Brazil says it loses 10 percent of potential GDP because of teens getting pregnant. In all of Latin America, nearly one out of five women say she gave birth before turning 18.
NEW YORK -- U.N. Security Council holds briefing and consultations on Somalis; consultations on Western Sahara.
BERLIN -- Federal Labor Agency releases October unemployment figures for Germany, Europe's biggest economy.
PARIS -- French cosmetics giant L'Oreal reports its third-quarter sales. By 1630 GMT.
OSLO, Norway -- Energy group Statoil ASA releases Q3 report.
TOKYO -- Honda reports fiscal first half earnings.