Here's a look at stories The Associated Press plans to cover in Europe on Friday, Dec. 11. Questions about coverage plans can be directed to the Europe Desk at firstname.lastname@example.org.
CLIMATE COUNTDOWN --High-stakes climate talks outside Paris will not end Friday as planned but will continue at least one more day as diplomats try to overcome disagreements over how -- or even whether -- to share the costs of fighting climate change and shift to clean energy on a global scale. SENT: 800 words, photos. By Karl Ritter and Angela Charlton.
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THE NEW EUROPEANS-REFUGEE FAMILY -- Only weeks ago, Khawla Kareem, the matriarch of a Syrian refugee family, was so desperate about life in Germany that she said she would rather brave the bombs in Damascus than spend another day in a cramped shelter with no privacy, no school for her children and fear of racist attacks. Today, she couldn't be happier: Following months in a succession of squalid asylum centers, German authorities have found them an empty apartment where they can live with modest dignity. By Kirsten Grieshaber. SENT: 1,110 words, photos. This is the last in a series on the path of a Syrian refugee family in Europe and how it is adjusting to life after warfare.
FRANCE-THE OTHER LE PEN -- She's the youngest French lawmaker and in weekend elections could become the youngest president of a powerful region. Marion Marechal-Le Pen, just turned 26, is the fresh-faced rising star of the far-right National Front, using the soft touch to deliver hard messages on migrants and Muslims that outdo her tough-talking aunt, party leader Marine Le Pen. By Elaine Ganley. UPCOMING: 800 words by 1400 GMT. Text, photos.
RUSSIA-MILITARY -- Russian President Vladimir Putin is expected to talk about Moscow's military action in Syria and military modernization at a meeting with senior military officials. UPCOMING: 130 words by 1200 GMT, photos, video.
SPACE STATION -- A three-man crew from Russia, the U.S. and Japan will return to Earth from the International Space Station, landing in Kazakhstan in a Soyuz spacecraft. UPCOMING: 130 words by 1330 GMT, photos, video.