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AP Weekly News Calendar

?Thursday, March 13:

BUDAPEST, Hungary -- German foreign minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier and his counterparts from the Visegrad Group -- Hungary, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia -- meet to discuss the situation in Ukraine.

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis marks his first year as pope.

AMSTERDAM -- Shell's new chief executive Ben van Beurden lays out his plans for the company's future. Special focus on company's operations in Ukraine.

FRANKFURT, Germany -- Automaker Volkswagen AG reports fourth-quarter and full-year earnings figures.

FRANKFURT, Germany -- German airline Lufthansa reports fourth-quarter and full-year earnings figures.

LISBON, Portugal -- Workers with the national rail company, state-owned Comboios de Portugal, stage a 24-hour strike against austerity measures implemented as part of the country's 2011 bailout.

MUNICH -- Judges are expected to deliver a verdict in a multi-million dollar tax evasion case against Bayern Munich President Uli Hoeness that has gripped Germany.

WASHINGTON -- Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey testify before a House Appropriations subcommittee about the president's budget proposal.

WASHINGTON -- Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on the Keystone XL pipeline.

WASHINGTON -- Secretary of State John Kerry testifies before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing on the president's budget proposal.

?Friday, March 14:

SYDNEY -- Autograph hunter Nedal Lakmas due to appear in court charged with indecently assaulting Modern Family star Sarah Hyland.

MUMBAI, India -- India's closely watched inflation numbers are released, giving an indication to whether last month's cooling off would be extended or the rate of rising prices would bounce back up.

MEXICO CITY -- Jose Salvador Alvarenga arrives in Mexico to visit the family of his dead seamate.

PANAMA CITY -- Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter travels to Panama to participate in the signing of a pact among leading presidential candidates to manage campaign financing and spending in a more ethical manner.

GENEVA -- UN Human Rights Council to take up Iran with speakers such as Linda Chavez, Bernard Kouchner and Tahar Boumedra, reflecting concerns ranging from the spike in executions to Iranian dissidents in Iraq to nuclear talks in Vienna.

PARIS -- A Paris court issues a verdict in France's first-ever genocide trial, over what happened in Rwanda in 1994.

?Saturday, March 15:

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia -- The first round of presidential election.

?Sunday, March 16:

RIGA, Latvia -- Nationalists march through Latvia's capital to commemorate Latvians who died fighting in Nazi units against the Soviet Union during World War II.

?Monday, March 17:

DUBLIN -- An expected half-million revelers pack Dublin for the annual St. Patrick's Day parade, the centerpoint of a four-day festival honoring Ireland's patron saint and all things Irish.

?Tuesday, March 18:

BUDAPEST, Hungary -- Former interior minister Bela Biszku goes on trial for war crimes related to reprisals against civilians after the anti-Soviet revolution of 1956.

BERLIN -- Germany's ZEW institute releases its monthly index of investor confidence in Europe's biggest economy.

FRANKFURT, Germany -- Europe's financial stability watchdog, the European Systemic Risk Board, holds a meeting.

KARLSRUHE, Germany -- Germany's Federal Constitutional Court to deliver its final verdict on the legality of the eurozone's rescue fund.

?Wednesday, March 19:

FRANKFURT, Germany -- Luxury automaker BMW AG reports fourth-quarter and full-year earnings figures.

MADRID -- Spanish fashion retailer Inditex, which owns Zara stores, presents earning report for 2013.

Updated : 2021-05-12 04:45 GMT+08:00