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A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: Mexico's new president takes office; the UN Climate Change Conference continues in Qatar; and NASA gives a highly anticipated update on the Mars rover mission.
A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: U.S. President Barack Obama visits Myanmar; elections take place in Catalonia, Spain; and the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women is marked.
A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: the U.S. Congress returns for its lame-duck session; the Greek parliament votes on a critical budget; and California holds the nation's largest auction of carbon pollution allowances.
A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: India takes over the UN Security Council's presidency; the UN Security Council debates women, peace and security; and parliamentary elections take place in Ukraine.
A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: The U.S. presidential foreign policy debate takes place; tensions between Turkey and Syria continue to escalate; Eid al-Adha celebrations commence; and the World Health Summit takes place in Berlin.
A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: The second presidential debate takes place in Hempstead, New York; one year is marked since the death of Muammar Qaddafi; and it's the 50th anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis.
A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: U.S. Vice Presidential candidates get their turn to debate, presidential elections take place in Venezuela, and the Nobel Peace Prize recipient is announced.
A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: Obama and Romney face off in the first presidential debate; Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visits the United States; and Georgia holds parliamentary elections.
A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: the U.S. vows to hunt down the perpetrators of the Benghazi attack; the UN General Assembly opens; pressure mounts on Iran; and the UN Human Rights Council meets in Geneva.
A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: the anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks is marked; the U.S. presidential campaign enters the home stretch; and the Federal Reserve's policymaking committee convenes.
A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: Democrats convene in Charlotte, North Carolina; a new Syria mediator gets to work; and the UN World Urban Forum takes place in Naples.
A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: Egypt undergoes a power transition; the UN Observer Mission expires in Syria; World Humanitarian Day takes place; and Russia joins the World Trade Organization.
A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: Secretary of State Clinton visits Turkey; the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation convenes in Mecca; the UN's Clean Development Methodology Panel meets in Bonn; and Puerto Rico holds a referendum on its political status.
A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: Congress rises for summer recess; violence continues in Syria; the anniversary of Hiroshima's atomic bombing is marked; and NASA's Curiosity rover lands on Mars.
A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: U.S. presidential candidate Mitt Romney visits Great Britain, Israel, and Poland; Mercosur holds a special summit in Rio; countries convene in the United States over the EU's Emissions Trading System; and Apple and Samsung face off over patents.
A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: The 2012 Olympic Games open in London; former Ukrainian prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko's trial resumes; the Volcker Rule's deadline approaches; and the International AIDS Conference takes place in Washington.
A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visits Egypt; India holds presidential elections; the EU and IMF visit Hungary; and the UN Security Council debates Somalia.
A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: World powers convene in Geneva for a crisis meeting on Syria; Mexico holds presidential elections; and the U.S. House and Senate go into recess.
A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: The UN Security Council debates the mission in Syria; the deadline approaches for the U.S. Congress to pass a stalled highway bill; and the UN Office on Drugs and Crime launches the 2012 World Drug Report.
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