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July 31, 2014

Thursday, July 31:

PARIS — French utility EDF reports its half-year earnings.

LONDON — Public inquiry due to start into the death of Alexander Litvinenko, a Russian agent turned Kremlin critic who died in London in 2006 after drinking tea laced with radioactive polonium.

MADRID — Train workers stage nationwide strike on one of Spain’s busiest summer travel days to drive home their complaint that their ranks are understaffed.

BERLIN — Germany’s Federal Labor Agency releases July unemployment figures for Europe’s biggest economy.

FRANKFURT, Germany — Automaker Volkswagen AG reports second-quarter earnings.

BRUSSELS — Inflation and unemployment figures are released for the 18-country eurozone.

PARIS — Sanofi reports second-quarter earnings.

DAKAR — The son of former President Abdoulaye Wade goes on trial, accused of siphoning state funds to build his personal fortune.

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — New York Federal Reserve is scheduled to release an updated report on Puerto Rico’s economy as the U.S. territory tries to emerge from a nearly 10-year economic slump.

ASUNCION, Paraguay — U.S. Marine Corps Gen. John F. Kelly attends an official meeting with Paraguay’s President Horacio Cartes.

Friday, August 1:

MADRID — Train workers stage nationwide strike for a second day in a row on one of Spain’s busiest summer travel days to drive home their complaint that their ranks are understaffed.

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia — Slovenia’s lawmakers to convene for the first session following July 13 elections, and conservative opposition leader Janez Jansa — who is serving a two-year jail sentence for corruption — is expected to leave prison and attend.

WARSAW — Poland’s President Bronislaw Komorowski joins hundreds of 1944 Warsaw Uprising fighters in solemn ceremonies marking the 70th anniversary of the 63 days of heroic but ill-fated struggle that young Poles put up against the occupying German army.

Saturday, August 2:

No events of note.

Sunday, August 3:

HARTMANNSWILLERKOPF, France — French President Francois Hollande hosts his Germany counterpart Joachim Gauck at a hotly contested battleground to mark the centennial of the start of World War I.

CAIRO — Trial of Muslim Brotherhood leader and 50 other group members resumes on charges of plotting to bring down the government and kidnap senior officials.

Monday, August 4:

LONDON— Solemn events mark the centenary of Britain’s declaration of war on Germany.

Tuesday, August 5:

GLASGOW, Scotland — Pro-independence Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond and “Better Together” campaign leader Alastair Darling hold a televised debate.

FRANKFURT, Germany — Automaker BMW AG reports second-quarter earnings.

Wednesday, August 6:

GLASGOW, Scotland — Former Downing Street spin doctor Andy Coulson in court to face a charge of perjury related to evidence at the 2010 trial of Scottish politician Tommy Sheridan.

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

TOKYO— Hiroshima marks the 69th anniversary of the atomic bombing in a somber ceremony to honor the dead and to renew pledges to eliminate nuclear weapons.

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