Two Weeks Ahead – 06 January 2014

by TRG Alerts Admin on January 5, 2014

Two Weeks Ahead (06JAN-19JAN)

Produced by the Rendon Group


  • SOMALIA: Presidential and parliamentary elections (08JAN)
  • HAITI: Anniversary of 7.0 earthquake in 2010 (12JAN)
  • CENTRAL AMERICA – REGION: Comieco (Council of Ministers for Central American Economic Integration) Summit
  • ALGERIA: Anniversary of freeing of 600 Algerian hostages in gas site (17JAN2013)
  • IRAQ: Anniversary of Operation Desert Storm (17JAN1991)
  • CHINA AND SOUTH KOREA: The two countries to hold a new round of talks for a bilateral free trade agreement (06JAN to 10JAN)
  • BANGLADESH: National presidential elections (05JAN)
  • EGYPT: Trial of President Morsi to resume (08JAN)


  • Coptic/Orthodox Christianity: Christmas (07JAN)

Monday, January 06, 2014

  • Africa: Chinese FM Wang Yi will visit Eithiopia, Djibouti, Gana and Senegal (to 11JAN)
  • China and South Korea: The two countries to hold a new round of talks for a bilateral free trade agreement (to 10JAN)
  • Iraq: Army Day – 1921
  • Japan: Tokyo Stock Exchange holds year’s first session
  • Pakistan: Saudi Arabian FM Prince Saud al Faisal will visit the country (to 07JAN)
  • Panama: Pres. Ricardo Maratinelli and Spanish Public Works  Minister Ana Pastor will meet with Panama Canal Authority Administrator Jorge Quijano to resolve a dispute with a consortium threatening to halt expansion work on the Panama Canal.
  • Turkey and Japan: Turkish PM Erdogan to visit Japan (to 08JAN)

Tuesday, January 07, 2014

  • Haiti and Dominican Republic: Haitian and the Dominican Republic representatives will meet to discuss migration problem in Haiti
  • Latvia: President Andris Berzins will name his own candidate for prime minister should parties fail to come up with an acceptable leader
  • Pakistan: A Pakistani court is expected to resume hearing in a case against former Pakistan ruler Pervez Musharraf over the killing of a cleric during a deadly raid on a radical mosque in 2007
  • Coptic Christianity: Christmas

Wednesday, January 08, 2014

  • Egypt: Trial of former President Morsi to resume
  • Libya: New hearing in the trial of the deposed Libyan regime’s last prime minister, Al-Baghdadi al-Mahmoudi, who is accused of murder and corruption
  • Malaysia: Anniversary of church bombings – 2011
  • North Korea: Kim Jong Eun’s birthday – 1983
  • Poland: German Chancellor Merkel to visit
  • Somalia: Parliamentary and presidential elections
  • United States: Anniversary of Tucson shooting  – 2011

Thursday, January 09, 2014

  • Nothing to report.

Friday, January 10, 2014

  • El Salvador: Anniversary of FMLN attack on government – 1981

Saturday, January 11, 2014

  • Algeria: Anniversary of 100 people killed in attacks by Islamic extremists – 1998
  • Central African Republic: Anniversary of formation of Government of National Unity – 2013
  • Peru: Anniversary of deadly landslide that killed 2000 people – 1962
  • South Africa: African National Congress presents its programme for general elections in April-May

Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • Haiti: Anniversary of 7.0 earthquake – 2010
  • United States: Golden Globes awards ceremony in Los Angeles

Monday, January 13, 2014

  • ThailandThailand’s anti-government protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban called for mass rally on this date
  • Spain and United States: President Barack Obama will host Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy at the White House

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

  • Egypt: Referendum on a draft constitution that marks the first major step in the country’s military-backed transition to democracy, Muslim Brotherhood calls for boycott

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

  • Europe – Region: European Central Bank to resume early repayments of emergency funds
  • Central America – Region: Comieco (Council of Ministers for Central American Economic Integration) Summit
  • Kenya: Trial of Westgate bombing suspects to begin
  • Russia: Anniversary of the hospital hostage crisis – 1995
  • SyriaUN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is due to chair the second Pledging Conference for Syria, held in Kuwait City

Thursday, January 16, 2014

  • Algeria: Anniversary of the Algerian protests within the Arab Spring – 2011
  • Chile: Anniversary of the Chilean Civil War – 1891
  • El Salvador: Anniversary of Chalpultepec Peace Accords and the end of Salvadorean Civil War – 1992
  • LebanonThe trial of the alleged killers of former Lebanese prime minister Rafiq Hariri will open

Friday, January 17, 2014

  • Algeria: Anniversary of freeing of 600 Algerian hostages in gas site – 2013
  • Egypt: Anniversary of Egyptian self-immolation during Arab Spring – 2011
  • Iraq: Anniversary of beginning of Operation Desert Storm – 1991
  • Japan: Anniversary of Great Hanshin Earthquake – 1995
  • Somalia: Anniversary of the United States recognizing Somalia’s government – 2013

Saturday, January 18, 2014

  • Nothing to Report

Sunday, January 19, 2014

  • Algeria: Anniversary of end of gas site hostage crisis – 2013


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