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BC-EU--Europe Coverage,ADVISORY, EU

BC-EU--Europe Coverage,ADVISORY, EU

Here's a look at stories The Associated Press plans to cover in Europe on Tuesday, Aug. 1. Questions about coverage plans can be directed to the Europe Desk at eurdesk@ap.org.

GEORGIA-PENCE — US Vice President Mike Pence meets the prime minister of pro-Western Georgia and observes NATO-Georgian military exercises. Timing uncertain.

TURKEY-FAILED COUP — Trial opens against 486 suspects, including a number of generals and fighter pilots, accused of leading and carrying out attacks from a main air base during last year's failed military coup attempt. UPCOMING: 130 words by 1200 GMT. To be updated on merits.

BOSNIA-HIGH DIVE PHOTO GALLERY — Thousands of people converged on the southern Bosnian city of Mostar over the weekend for an annual diving competition from a historic bridge that has drawn crowds for more than four centuries. UPCOMING: 230 words, photos by 0900 GMT.

ITALY-LIBYA-MIGRANT PATROLS — Lawmakers in Rome are set to vote on a mission to deploy the Italian Navy to aid the Libyan coast guard in combatting migrant trafficking in territorial waters. Timing uncertain.

POLAND-RISING-ANNIVERSARY — Observances in Warsaw and in other cities in Poland marking 73 years since the start of the 1944 Warsaw Uprising by the clandestine army against the occupying Nazi Germans. UPCOMING: 130 words, more on merits. With AP Photos.

ROMANIA-DEFENSE SPENDING — Romania's top defense body meets to discuss upgrading the country's military for the next decade after the government said it intends to buy Patriot missiles worth $3.9 billion dollars from the United States. On merits, timing uncertain.

EUROPE-ECONOMY — Official figures are set to show the economic recovery of the 19 countries that use the euro currency gained momentum during the second quarter of the year. UPCOMING: 300 words by 1000 GMT.

BRITAIN-EARNS-BP — Oil giant BP reports 2nd quarter earnings. UPCOMING. 130 words by 0800 GMT.

ITALY-EARNS-INTESA — Italian bank Intesa SanPaolo issues second-quarter earnings. 130 words expected by 1500 GMT.


Updated : 2021-03-06 01:59 GMT+08:00