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UPCOMING FOR TUESDAY, SEPT. 24:
MURMANSK, Russia — A Greenpeace ship stormed by Russian officers following a protest against oil drilling in Arctic waters is expected to arrive in the port city of Murmansk. The Arctic Sunrise, with 30 people on board, is being towed by the Russian Coast Guard. UPCOMING: Timing unclear, photos.
SOCHI, Russia — President Vladimir Putin, known for his love of animals, visits a center working to restore a population of endangered snow leopards to the Caucasus Mountains of Russia. The snow leopard is one of the mascots for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. Timing uncertain.
GREECE FINANCIAL CRISIS
ATHENS, Greece — Civil servants’ unions hold their second 48-hour strike in a week, in opposition to mass state job cuts. The protest coincides with a renewed inspection by bailout monitors being held following German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s election victory. SENT: 130 words.
BERLIN — Germany’s Ifo institute releases its monthly index of business confidence, a closely watched indicator for Europe’s biggest economy.
LONDON — Airbus unveils its annual forecast for the sector. By Pan Pylas. 130 words by 1000 GMT, 250 words by 1200 GMT