This week's look ahead
Monday, Nov. 6
Brussels/Washington – The European Union is due to sign an agreement with the United States to facilitate the exchange of information between EU and US prosecutors on terrorism and cross-border criminal cases.
Nairobi, Kenya – UN conference on climate change. Through Nov. 17.
Dushanbe, Tajikistan – Presidential election.
London – Sentencing of Dhiran Barot, who pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit murder in plot to bomb high-profile British and US targets.
Milan, Italy – Verdict expected for Egyptian suspect in Madrid train bombings.
Rawalpindi, Pakistan – High Court hears petition for release of Rashid Rauf, allegedly involved in British planes plot.
Tuesday, Nov. 7
Baghdad – Saddam Hussein's genocide trial resumes.
Islamabad, Pakistan – President Pervez Musharraf meets senior Army generals to discuss talks with India on Kashmir conflict, other border disputes.
Wednesday, Nov. 8
Port-of-Spain, Trinidad – Caribbean Court of Justice rules on controversial Barbados capital punishment appeal that could lead to more executions in region.
Islamabad, Pakistan – President Musharraf meets tribal elders from Baluchistan as part of effort to end tribal unrest in that southwestern province.
New York – Christie's sale of four Gustav Klimt paintings owned by heirs of a Nazi victim.
Undated – Planet Mercury will pass in front of the sun; observatories, museums planning viewing events. Mercury won't transit the sun again until 2016.
Friday, Nov. 10
Belfast, Northern Ireland – Deadline for Northern Ireland parties to accep or reject Anglo-Irish plan for revival of power-sharing between Protestants and Roman Catholics.