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AP Weekly News Calendar

August 7, 2014

Thursday, August 7:

BUENOS AIRES - Hundreds of thousands are expected to line up to offers prayers to Argentina’s patron of jobs and unemployed people there is rising concern in the South American country about social inequality as it faces increasing economic turmoil.

MOSCOW — The lawyer for Edward Snowden is expected to announce whether Russia has extended the asylum status for the former U.S. National Security Agency systems administrator for another year.

PARIS — French aviation experts give the latest update in the crash of an Air Algerie jetliner that fell from the sky in a story. News conference at 1200 GMT.

FRANKFURT, Germany — European Central Bank’s governing council meets to set monetary policy for the eurozone.

BERLIN — Germany’s Economy Ministry releases June industrial production figures for Europe’s biggest economy.

GENEVA — Swiss food and drink giant Nestle reports half year results before the opening of trading in Zurich.

DENVER — New national drought rankings set to be released will reveal how much last week’s heavy rains helped the southeastern plains, which have been locked in a severe drought for years.

SALT LAKE CITY — The biannual outdoor retailer show kicks off with the emphasis on summer recreation items. It runs Aug. 6-9.

Friday, August 8:

LONDON — The World Health Organization convenes an emergency meeting to decide whether the biggest ever Ebola outbreak merits being declared an international public health emergency. Press briefing tentatively planned for 0700 GMT.

COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Danish brewer Carlsberg presents second-quarter earnings.

RIO DE JANEIRO — A new law fining employers who fail to register their domestic workers goes into effect this week — the Brazilian government’s latest bid to extend the country’s generous labor laws to its around 6 million maids, nannies and other home-care providers.

Saturday, August 9:

TOKYO — Thousands of people in Nagasaki offer silent prayers for the 70,000 victims of the U.S. atomic bombing 69 years ago on Aug. 9.

Sunday, August 10:

TURKEY — Presidential election.

August 10, 2014

Monday, August 11:

HELENA — Nuns, sex abuse victims due to report on progress of negotiations to settle claims of clergy abuse.

LAS VEGAS — Caesars plans to release 2nd quarter earnings after the market closes, with a press conference at 1:30 p.m.

SALT LAKE CITY — A group of snowboarders suing one of the last U.S. ski resorts to prohibit snowboarding get their day in court as a federal judge hears arguments in a case that has reignited a long-festering culture clash on the slopes between skiers and snowboarders.

Tuesday, August 12:

SYDNEY — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel meet their Australian counterparts at annual bilateral summit.

JIDDAH — The Organization of Islamic Cooperation, the world’s largest bloc of Muslim-majority countries, says it will hold its second emergency foreign ministers’ meeting on Aug. 12 at its headquarters in the Saudi city of Jiddah. The meeting will be chaired by Saudi Foreign Minister Saud Al-Faisal.

BERLIN — Germany’s ZEW institute releases its monthly index of investor confidence in Europe’s biggest economy.

Wednesday, August 13:

HAVANA — Fidel Castro’s 88th birthday.

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, California — WorldView-3, a satellite designed to produce commercial high-resolution imagery of Earth, is scheduled to be launched atop an Atlas 5 rocket.

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