?Thursday, Oct. 17:
WASHINGTON — Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew says the U.S. government's borrowing authority will expire Oct. 17.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Officials at the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons discusses progress in the ambitious mission to rid Syria of its poison gas arsenal by mid-2014. 1000 GMT.
PARIS — A Norwegian rocker goes on trial in Paris for allegedly inciting racial hatred, after prosecutors dropped terrorist charges against him.
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad — Foreign ministers of Venezuela and Guyana scheduled to discuss Venezuelan navy's seizure of U.S.-chartered oil survey ship in waters claimed by both countries.
NEW YORK — U.N. General Assembly elects five new members of the Security Council for two-year terms.
BERLIN — Watchdog group Transparency International releases new findings on corruption in emerging market companies.
BEIJING — Visiting Australian Governor-General Quentin Bryce holds separate meetings with Chinese President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang.
SEOUL — Philippine President Benigno Aquino III meets with his South Korean counterpart Pak Geun-hye and visits the National Cemetery.
SAO PAULO — According to the city's Municipal Urban Development Secretary, Sao Paulo has a deficit of about 670,000 homes.
SEOUL — President Park Geun-hye delivers speech at the Seoul Conference on Cyberspace which will discuss cyber-security and cooperation among international society in addressing and dealing with cyber threats
SHANGHAI — NBA Cares Special Olympics Basketball Clinic hosted by the Lakers, Lakers and Warriors.
SEOUL — LG Display announces third-quarter earnings.
GENEVA — Swiss food and drinks giant Nestle SA reports nine-month sales figures before the opening of the Zurich exchange. 0615 GMT.
GENEVA — Swiss drug maker Roche posts third-quarter sales before the opening of the Zurich exchange. 0545 GMT.
PARIS — Big box retailer Carrefour reports its third quarter sales. 0600 GMT.
WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m. (1230 GMT); Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m. (1400 GMT).
NEW YORK — UnitedHealth Group Inc. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.
NEW YORK — Goldman Sachs Group Inc. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.
NEW YORK — Philip Morris International Inc. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.
NEW YORK — Verizon Communications Inc. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.
NEW YORK — Union Pacific Corp. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.
NEW YORK — AMR Corp. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.
NEW YORK — Google Inc. reports quarterly financial results after the market closes.
NEW YORK — Capital One Financial Corp. reports quarterly financial results after the market closes.
NEW YORK — Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. reports quarterly financial results after the market closes.
?Friday, Oct. 18:
SANTIAGO, Chile— Independent presidential candidate Marco Enriquez-Ominami speaks to foreign correspondents. Enriquez-Ominami is a renegade Socialist and documentary filmmaker whose Communist rebel father was killed by Augusto Pinochet's military in 1973, the year he was born. Although far behind front-runner Michelle Bachelet in the polls, Ominami could stage a comeback and beat center-right candidate Evelyn Mattheir for the second spot and a ticket to a potential runoff.
JERICHO, West Bank — Chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat briefs reporters on tour of Jordan Valley.
MUMBAI — Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban expected to visit.
NEW YORK — U.N. Security Council holds open debate on women, peace, and zones of conflict.
ISRAEL — Jewish festival of Sukkot begins in the evening.
CHONBURI, Thailand — Thai water buffalo riders compete during an annual water buffalo race.
SHANGHAI — NBA Global Games.
LUXEMBOURG — EU foreign ministers meet in trade format.
WASHINGTON — Conference Board releases leading indicators for September, 10 a.m. (1400 GMT).
NEW YORK — General Electric Co. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.
NEW YORK — Morgan Stanley reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.
?Saturday, Oct. 19:
MALE — Maldivians to re-vote for presidency after court annuls original result.
CAIRO — Hosni Mubarak's trial in killings of protesters and corruption resumes. A number of top security officials, including Ahmed Gamal Edding and Murad Muwafi, former prime minister Atef Obeid and current Oil Minister Sherif Ismail to testify in closed door sessions. Through Monday.
BRUSSELS — European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso meets Aung San Suu Kyi.
BUDAPEST, Hungary — A Hungarian brother belonging to the religious order of the Salesians of Don Bosco will be beatified at the St. Stephen's Basilica in Budapest. Istvan Sandor was executed in 1953 at age 38 by the communist regime, charged with conspiring against the state. The Catholic church considers him a martyr. 0830 GMT.
LONDON — Britain's biggest film festival hands out its best-picture prize and awards a lifetime honor to horror icon Christopher Lee.
?Sunday, Oct. 20:
SYDNEY — Celebrations for the 40th birthday of the Sydney Opera House.
?Monday, Oct. 21:
WARSAW — Nobel Peace Prize laureates convene for three days at the invitation from former president, Lech Walesa. It will be the forum's first meeting in central Europe and it will discuss ways of supporting pro-democracy drives. Among the invited guests are the Dalai Lama, Mikhail Gorbachev, Frederik Willem de Klerk and Iran's Shirin Ebadi. Through Wednesday.
NEW YORK — U.N. Security Council hold briefings on U.N. peacekeeping and enforcement mission in Congo.
AMSTERDAM — Lighting maker Royal Philips NV reports third quarter earnings. 0800 GMT.
AMSTERDAM — Paint maker Akzo Nobel reports third quarter earnings. 0730 GMT.
?Tuesday, Oct. 22:
BUCHAREST, Romania — Trial resumes of suspects charged with carrying out a brazen multimillion-euro art heist in the Netherlands. Romanian museum officials found remnants of canvas and paint that appeared to be the sooty remains of masterpieces by Monet and Picasso in the ashes of the stove of the chief suspect's mother, but chief lawyer wants ashes tested in Netherlands and says masterpieces are still intact.
BERLIN — Germany's newly elected Parliament meets for the first time.
NEW YORK — U.N. Security Council holds debate on Middle East issues, including Syrian war and the Palestinian situation.
AMSTERDAM — Royal KPN NV reports third quarter earnings amid takeover attempt by Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim.
GENEVA — Swiss drug maker Novartis AG posts third-quarter results before the opening of the Zurich exchange. 0615 GMT.
?Wednesday, Oct. 23:
LONDON — Christening of Prince George at the Chapel Royal, St. James' Palace.
WASHINGTON — Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif meets with President Barack Obama at the White House.
NEW YORK — U.N. Security Council receives briefing and holds consultations on U.N.-African Union peacekeeping mission in Darfur.
BEIJING — Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrives in Beijing for official visit.
AMSTERDAM — Brewer Heineken updates markets on trading after third quarter. 0730 GMT.
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