This week's look ahead
Monday, Oct. 30:
Khartoum, Sudan – Somali peace talks scheduled to resume, with Arab League acting as mediator.
Lahore, Pakistan – Court hears case about granting guardianship of 12-year-old girl at center of custody battle between her Scottish mother and Pakistani father.
Bagdhad – Saddam Hussein's genocide trial resumes.
Sierra Vista, Arizona – US Customs and Border Protection unveils its aerial drone, to be used to search for illegal immigrants trying to cross the Arizona-Mexico border.
Tuesday, Oct. 31:
United Nations – Security Council votes on whether to continue UN peacekeeping mission in Western Sahara.
Moscow – Russian Supreme Court hears prosecution's appeal of the acquittal of three suspects charged with involvement in the July 2004 killing of American journalist Paul Klebnikov.
London – Former World Bank chief Nickolas Stern expected to publish his study on the cost of climate change.
Bahrain – Undersecretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Karen Hughes travels to Bahrain (through Nov. 1) to meet with officials.
Wednesday, Nov. 1:
Athens – New Turkish military chief, Gen. Yasar Buyukanit, meets Greek officials to discuss confidence-building measures between the two longtime rivals. Through Nov. 4.
Thursday, Nov. 2:
Frankfurt – European Central Bank's governing council discusses interest rates for 12-nation euro zone.
Copenhagen, Denmark – MTV Europe Music Awards.
Saturday, Nov. 4:
Moscow – Radical Russian nationalists plan marches in Moscow and other Russian cities.
Sunday, Nov. 5:
Baghdad – Latest target date for judges in Saddam Hussein's first trial to deliver verdict.
Managua, Nicaragua – Presidential election.
SOURCES: AP, Reuters