Two Weeks Ahead – 04 August 2014

by TRG Alerts Admin on August 3, 2014

Two Weeks Ahead (04AUG-17AUG)

Produced by the Rendon Group

KEY UPCOMING EVENTS & ANNIVERSARIES

  • EU AND CAMEROON: EU-Central Africa Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) for trade and development will be effective (04AUG)
  • JAPAN: Anniversary that US drops atomic bomb on Hiroshima – 1945 (06AUG)
  • KENYA AND TANZANIA: Anniversary of bombing of US Embassies in Africa – 1998 (07AUG)
  • TURKEY: Turkey presidential poll (10AUG)
  • COLOMBIA: Colombia/FARC negotiations to resume in Havana, Cuba (12AUG)
  • PAKISTAN: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan plans to hold a ‘tsunami march’ on Independence Day (14AUG)
  • KOREAS: Both Koreas celebrate Liberation Day – 1945 (15AUG)
  • MALI: Peace talks between the Malian government and Tuareg separatists (17AUG)

KEY RELIGIOUS HOLIDAYS

  • JUDAISM: Tisha B’Av (04AUG to 05AUG)
  • CATHOLICISM: Assumption of Mary (15AUG)

Monday, August 04, 2014

  • European Union & Cameroon: EU-Central Africa Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) for trade and development will be effective
  • Iceland: Bank holiday
  • Libya: Libyan parliament to hand over power to incoming government
  • United Kingdom: Bank holiday
  • Judaism: Tisha B’Av (to 05AUG)

Tuesday, August 05, 2014

  • Burkina Faso: Independence Day – 1960
  • Pakistan: Anti-terrorism court summons former military ruler Pervez Musharraf to appear in court in case over judges’ detention
  • United States: Anniversary of US credit rating downgraded – 2011

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

  • Bolivia: Independence Day
  • Jamaica: Jamaican Independence Day – 1962
  • Japan: Anniversary that US drops atomic bomb on Hiroshima – 1945
  • Kazakhstan and Russia: Russian foreign ministry to visit (to 07AUG)

Thursday, August 07, 2014

  • Colombia: Juan Manuel Santos to be inaugurated as president
  • Cote D’Ivoire: Cote D’Ivoire Independence Day – 1960
  • Kenya and Tanzania: Anniversary of bombing of US Embassies in Africa – 1998

Friday, August 08, 2014

  • Global: ASEAN Day

Saturday, August 09, 2014

  • Global: International Day of the World’s Indigenous People
  • Japan: Anniversary of US dropping atomic bomb on Nagasaki – 1945
  • Myanmar: ASEAN Regional Forum in Naypyidaw (to 10AUG)
  • Singapore: Singapore National Day – 1965
  • United States: Anniversary of President Nixon’s resignation from office – 1974

Sunday, August 10, 2014

  • Pakistan: Dr. Tahir-ul-Qadri has announced to observe Yaum-e-Shuhada (Day of Martyrs) on August 10 to pay tribute to those martyred in Model Town of Lahore in June and beginning of ‘Green Revolution’
  • South Sudan: South Sudan due to form transitional gov’t and implement ceasefire agreement
  • Turkey: Turkey presidential poll
  • United States: Senior Executives in National and International Security conference (to 22AUG)

Monday, August 11, 2014

  • Chad: Chad’s Independence Day – 1960
  • Russia: Anniversary of Air Force- 1912
  • Thailand: The Queen’s birthday; public holiday
  • United States: Anniversary of race riot in the Watts section of Los Angeles, United States, lasting six days. Thirty-four people were killed and more than 1,000 injured – 1965
  • Vietnam: Anniversary of Vietnam partitioned into North and South – 1954

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

  • Afghanistan: Ceasefire to end
  • Ukraine: Ukraine parliament to convene
  • Colombia: Colombia/FARC negotiations to resume in Havana, Cuba

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

  • Central African Republic: Independence Day – 1960
  • Cuba: Fidel Castro’s Birthday – 1926
  • Laos: Lao Issara (Day of the Free Laos)

Thursday, August 14, 2014

  • Global: World Youth Day
  • Pakistan: Independence Day
  • Pakistan: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan plans to hold a ‘tsunami march’
  • South Korea: Pope Francis visit includes beatification of 124 South Korean martyrs and special mass for inter-Korean reconciliation (to 18AUG)
  • Ukraine: Justice ministry hearing

Friday, August 15, 2014

  • Bahrain: Bahrain Independence From the UK – 1971
  • India: Independence Day – 1947
  • Japan: Anniversary of Japan’s defeat in WWII -1945
  • Koreas: Both Koreas celebrate Liberation Day – 1945
  • Republic of the Congo: Independence Day – 1960
  • Thailand: National legislative assembly and national reform council to be appointed
  • Catholicism: Assumption of Mary

Saturday, August 16, 2014

  • Nothing to report

Sunday, August 17, 2014

  • Gabon: Independence Day – 1960
  • Indonesia: Independence Day
  • Mali: Peace talks between the Malian government and Tuareg separatists
  • Turkey: Anniversary of 7.4 quake in Turkey killing over 17,000 people – 1999

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