AP Weekly News Calendar
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.