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UPCOMING ON FRIDAY, JULY 05, 2013
VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis releases his first encyclical, a meditation on faith that was started by his predecessor, Benedict XVI. Starts at 1000 GMT.
By: Nicole Winfield
Formats: Text, Photos, Video
MOSCOW — Closing arguments in the embezzlement trial of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny. If convicted he could be jailed for 10 years and banned from running for public office.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Verdict likely in appeals case against a Kurdish TV station that has been found guilty of breaching Denmark’s anti-terror laws. Roj TV has appealed ruling that said its programs incite terrorism, and fined its parent companies.
By: Jan M. Olsen
VILNIUS, Lithuania — European Commission President Jose Manual Barroso and other commissioners on first joint visit since Lithuania took over EU presidency.
BERLIN — Economy Ministry releases May industrial orders figures for Germany, Europe’s biggest economy.