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REUTERS WORLD NEWS OUTLOOK

Following are some of the main world news events expected in the next week (all times GMT). Asterisks denote new listings.

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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1

BERLIN - German Chancellor Angela Merkel meets Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny (1230). News conference to follow (1330).

** LONDON - Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono meets British Prime Minister David Cameron.

TIRANA - U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will visit Albania.

TOKYO - Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg visits Japan (to Nov. 3) and meets with Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda (0830).

MADRID - Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy meets with Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati.

** BAMAKO/ DAKAR - German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle visits Mali and Senegal.

** ANKARA - Moldovan Prime Minister Vladimir Filat meets Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan. A joint news conference to follow (1600).

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FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2

SEOUL - South Korean Finance Minister Bahk Jae-wan meets Indian Finance Minister Palaniappan Chidambaram (0700).

** BRNO, Czech Republic - Czech Prime Minister Petr Necas to hold Civic Democrats (ODS) party congress (to Nov. 4).

** PHNOM PENH - European Council President Herman Van Rompuy visits Cambodia.

** HANOI - Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina visits Vietnam (to Nov. 3).

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SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3

MEXICO CITY - G20 Finance and Central Bank Deputies Meeting (to Nov. 4).

AMSTERDAM - Dutch Labour party votes on new government agreement with Prime Minister Mark Rutte's Liberals Party.

TOKYO - Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama visits Japan (to Nov. 14).

** BANGKOK - European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso visits Thailand (to Nov. 4), meets President Thein Sein.

PORT MORESBY - Britain's Prince Charles and his wife Camilla to visit Papua New Guinea (to Nov. 5).

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SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 4

DOHA - Syrian National Council holds meeting (to Nov. 7).

MEXICO CITY - G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting (to Nov. 5).

MEXICO CITY - G20 Trade & Investment Promotion Summit (to Nov. 6).

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MONDAY, NOVEMBER 5

ROME - 81st INTERPOL General Assembly (to Nov. 8). Presidents, prime ministers and interior ministers from 100 countries to attend.

BRUSSELS - European Parliament Committee meetings (to Nov. 6).

VIENTIANE - 9th Summit of ASEM (Asia-Europe Meeting) (to Nov. 6).

SYDNEY - Britain's Prince Charles and his wife Camilla to visit Australia (to Nov. 10).

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TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6

UNITED STATES - Presidential election.

GEORGIA, U.S. - Special election (to fill vacancies and propose questions).

PUERTO RICO - Governor election.

GURGAON, India - World Economic Forum on India (to Nov. 8).

ROME - ``Open Government Summit 2012'' with Italian Education Minister Francesco Profumo (0815).

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WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7

** BRUSSELS - German Chancellor Angela Merkel meets European Parliament leader Martin Schulz (1500).

** PRAGUE - Czech lower house of parliament expected to vote on government's controversial tax increase, tied to vote of confidence.

ANDORRA - Andorra takes over Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers of Council of Europe (to May 2013).

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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8

** BEIJING - China's ruling Communist Party will hold congress to appoint new generation of central leaders.