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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, Sept. 12. Questions about coverage plans can be directed to the Europe Desk at eurdesk@ap.org.

FRANCE-PROTESTS — French unions plan protests around the country against changes to the labor laws being pushed by President Emmanuel Macron that would limit the power of unions and loosen rules for companies. UPCOMING: 130 words by 0800 GMT, to be updated with 1200 GMT Paris march, photos.

FRANCE-HURRICANE — French President Emmanuel Macron visits St. Martin and St. Barts after his government was criticized for not doing more to prepare the French Caribbean islands for the devastation of Hurricane Irma. UPCOMING: 130 words by 0800 GMT, updated with events throughout the day; photos.

NETHERLANDS-HURRICANE — Dutch government ministers, including representatives from the country's former Caribbean colonies, meet to discuss the recovery effort in the aftermath of devastation wreaked by Hurricane Irma. UPCOMING: On merits.

HUNGARY-MIGRANTS — UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi speaks about his visit to the Hungary-Serbia border and discussions with Hungarian officials. Hungary's treatment of refugees and its closed border camps for asylum-seekers have been criticized by the UNHCR and rights groups. UPCOMING: Developing from 1500 GMT news conference; photos.

POLAND-CHALLENGES AHEAD — As the Polish parliament resumes work after the summer recess, a look at issues that are expected to mark this raucous legislative period. By Vanessa Gera. UPCOMING: 800 words by 0700 GMT.

CZECH-GERMANY — German President Frank Walter Steinmeier meets his Czech counterpart, Milos Zeman. UPCOMING: 130 words after 0905 GMT news conference, more on merits; photos.

TURKEY-PAKISTAN — Pakistan's foreign minister, Khawaja Muhammad Asif, visits Turkey to discuss bilateral ties and international issues. UPCOMING: On merits.

FRANKFURT AUTO SHOW — The Frankfurt auto show opens to journalists with CEO interviews and unveiling of new models. UPCOMING: Developing, photos.

CYPRUS-DRILLING — Cyprus Energy Minister Yiorgos Lakkotrypis announces the results of drilling off the island's southern coast by a consortium made up of French energy company Total and Italy's Eni. A huge gas find in nearby Egyptian waters raised hopes of potentially similar deposits in Cypriot waters. UPCOMING: Developing from 0900 GMT news conference; photos.


Updated : 2021-10-26 05:29 GMT+08:00