UPCOMING IN EUROPE ON TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2014

UKRAINE

KIEV, Ukraine — Opposition members of Ukraine's parliament likely to push for constitutional reforms as part efforts to resolve the political crisis. Russia, meanwhile, agrees to resume cash injections to Kiev after a brief suspension. By Maria Danilova. UPCOMING: 300 words by 1300 GMT.

EUROPE-US-DEATH PENALTY

BRUSSELS — There's one big reason why the United States has a dearth of execution drugs so acute that some states are considering solutions such as firing squads and gas chambers: Europe's fierce hostility to capital punishment. The issue has gained urgency amid a spate of problematic executions. Last week, a federal judge temporarily prohibited an Oklahoma pharmacy from supplying an execution drug to the Missouri Department of Corrections for an upcoming lethal injection — and a hearing is set for Tuesday. By Juergen Baetz. UPCOMING: 1,500 words, photos by 1100GMT.

IRAN-NUCLEAR TALKS

VIENNA — Iran and six world powers come to the table focused on trying to negotiate a final nuclear deal but wide apart on what such an accord should look like. By George Jahn. Developing. 130 words by 1200 GMT.Photos, video.

GERMANY-SWITZERLAND

BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel meets Switzerland's president and foreign minister, Didier Burkhalter, a week after Swiss voters decided to impose curbs on immigration. News conference at about 1030 GMT. UPCOMING: 1300 words by 1230 GMT.

BRITAIN-SNOWDEN-UNIVERSITY

GLASGOW, Scotland — Voting ends among University of Glasgow students for the university's rector, with former NSA contractor Edward Snowden among the nominees.

RUSSIA-ESTONIA

MOSCOW — The foreign ministers of Russia and Estonia sign a treaty delineating the border between the two former Soviet republics. Estonia is the last of the Baltic states to sign such a treaty with Moscow since the breakup of the Soviet Union in 1991.

CZECH-NEW GOVERNMENT

PRAGUE — The new Czech coalition center-left government faces a mandatory parliamentary confidence vote. It has a comfortable majority in Parliament's lower house to win. UPCOMING: 130 words by 1200 GMT.

GERMANY-CAR SHARING

BERLIN — Autobahn pounding Germany may be falling out of love with the car, with fewer young people than ever among first-time buyers. The country's powerful auto industry has responded by jumping aboard the trend for car sharing services, but it's a risky gamble that could end up demonstrating to a new generation that old-fashioned vehicle ownership is a thing of the past. UPCOMING: 700 words by 1800 GMT