National & World Events
Here is the Associated Press list
of national and foreign events for this week.
Please note that many events, especially court appearances,
are subject to change at the last minute.

Friday, November 29, 1996



ECONOMIC REPORTS

The following economic reports will be issued in Washington (all times EDT):

MONDAY: Commerce Department releases October construction spending. 10 a.m.

TUESDAY: Commerce releases November new home sales. 10 a.m.

WEDNESDAY: Federal Reserve releases beige book of regional economic activity. Noon.

THURSDAY: Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims. 8:30 a.m.; Labor releases 3rd quarter productivity. 10 a.m.

FRIDAY: Labor releases November employment report. 8:30 a.m.; Commerce releases October factory orders. 10 a.m.; Federal Reserve releases October consumer credit. 3 p.m.


SUNDAY, Dec. 1:

Moldova - Presidential runoff election.

Damascus, Syria - Ministers of information from Islamic countries meet. Through Dec. 3.

Los Angeles - Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade.



MONDAY, Dec. 2:

Jakarta, Indonesia - Asia Society conference on future of Asia's cities. Through Dec. 5.

Cairo, Egypt - Ruling expected in case against 32 suspected Muslim extremists accused of anti-government activities, including killing nine policemen and some civilians.

New Delhi, India - Hearing scheduled in one of three corruption case against former Prime Minister P.V. Narasimha Rao.

Paris - 42nd Session of Western European Union Assembly, a body of lawmakers from European Union nations participating in WEU, Europe's fledgling defense arm. Through Dec. 5.

Washington - President Clinton presents Congressional Space Model of Honor.

Washington - Congress in recess until January.

Washington - Supreme Court hears arguments.

Cape Canaveral, Fla. - Mars Pathfinder launched.

Los Angeles - Hearing on whether Charles Keating gets new trial in his state thrift fraud case.

Frankfort, Ky. - Special legislative session on workers' compensation overhaul begins.

Houston - Scheduled retrial of Mexican man on death row for 14 years for killing a police officer. New trial ordered after court ruled man was the victim of police and prosecutor misconduct.

Manning, S.C. - Sentencing of white couple convicted of beating black boy who came to play with their children.

Arcata, Calif. - Two submersibles will search for wreckage of Air Force Reserve HC-130 which crashed offshore with 11 on board.



TUESDAY, Dec. 3:

Rome - Archbishop of Canterbury George Carey visits Italy, meets the Pope. Through Dec. 6.

Bangalore, India - International Aerospace Exposition.

Madrid, Spain - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu begins two-day visit.

Washington - Supreme Court hears arguments.

Santa Monica, Calif. - Wrongful death trial of O.J. Simpson resumes.

New York - Christmas tree lighting at Rockefeller Center.

Jarratt, Va. - Scheduled execution date for convicted killer Gregory Beaver.



WEDNESDAY, Dec. 4:

Oslo, Norway - Factions in Guatemala's civil war expected to sign final section of three-part peace accord.

Cairo, Egypt - Delegation from International Monetary Fund visits for talks with trade minister on improving exports.

London - Bosnia conference. Through Dec. 5.

Washington - Supreme Court hears arguments.



THURSDAY, Dec. 5:

Colombo, Sri Lanka - First anniversary of the capture of the Tamil Tiger rebel capital of northern Jaffna city by the military.

Paris - Sinead O'Oconnor, Julian Lennon and Algeria's Cheb Mami to perform at UNESCO-sponsored concert titled "Together in the World: Accomplices Against Intolerance." Also marks UNESCO's 50th anniversary.

Washington - President Clinton lights National Christmas Tree.

Dayton, Ohio - Delegation of local government, business and education leaders depart on 10-day trip to Bosnia to deliver humanitarian aid.

St. Louis - Juvenile court hearing to determine whether man accused of killing VISTA volunteer 20 years ago can be certified for trial as an adult.



FRIDAY, Dec. 6:

Dublin, Ireland - European Union summit. Through Dec. 7.

Goa, India - Energy ministers from 46 countries and representatives of nine international agencies gather for the 5th International Energy Conference. Through Dec. 8.

Beirut, Lebanon - Verdict expected in treason trial against Antoine Lahd, commander of pro-Israeli South Lebanon Army militia.

Washington - President Clinton presents Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Awards.

Cleveland - Council of State Governments annual meeting opens. Through Dec. 10.

Cincinnati - Hearing resumes for woman charged after she fed parking meters to help other motorists.



SATURDAY, Dec. 7:

Doha, Qatar - Gulf Cooperation Council summit. Through Dec. 9.

India - Indian government, supported by Rotary International and other donors, attempts to immunize 125 million children against polio in the largest one-day immunization ever undertaken.

Stockholm, Sweden - Lectures by winners of Nobel prizes in literature, physics and chemistry.

Washington - Sen. Nancy Kassebaum to wed former Sen. Howard Baker.

San Antonio - National League of Cities annual meeting.



SUNDAY, Dec. 8:

Stockholm, Sweden - Nobel medicine lecture.

Cairo, Egypt - Cairo International Population Conference, hosted by Mrs. Hosni Mubarak. Through Dec. 12.

Baghdad, Iraq - Rolf Ekeus, head of the U.N. Special Commission responsible for eliminating Iraq's weapons of mass destruction, due for inspection visit.




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