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MONDAY, October 8:
Afghanistan: International Crisis Group (ICG) publishes a new report on Afghanistan.
Armenia: Brussels hosts the 13th Armenia-EU Parliamentary Cooperation Committee meeting.
Georgia: Georgian Dream coalition leader and presumptive new prime minister Bidzina Ivanishvili names candidates for his cabinet.
Iraq/Russia: Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki visits Moscow (to October 10).
Russia/Germany: Russian Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov pays an official visit to Germany.
Turkmenistan/Switzerland: Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov begins a working visit to Switzerland.
World: The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2012 to be announced in Stockholm.
TUESDAY, October 9:
Bosnia-Herzegovina/Pakistan: The chairman of Bosnia's Presidency, Bakir Izetbegovic, visits Islamabad.
EU: The European Parliament Foreign Affairs and Development committees vote on three finalists of the 2012 Sakharov Prize for freedom of thought.
EU/Turkmenistan: The European Parliament's Subcommittee on Human Rights hosts a discussion on Turkmenistan.
IMF: International Monetary Fund releases its World Economic Outlook and Fiscal Monitor.
IMF/World Bank: The annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank begin in Tokyo (to October 14).
Kazakhstan/Russia: Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbaev pays an official visit to Moscow.
NATO: Meetings of the North Atlantic Council (NAC) at the level of defense ministers to be held in Brussels (to October 10).
Pakistan: International Crisis Group (ICG) publishes a new report on Pakistan.
Serbia/Italy: Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic pays an official visit to Rome.
UN: World Post Day.
World: The Nobel Prize in Physics 2012 to be announced in Stockholm.
WEDNESDAY, October 10:
EU: The EU Commission adopts its annual strategy document explaining its policy on EU enlargement.
IMF: International Monetary Fund releases its Global Financial Stability Report (GFSR).
Kyrgyzstan: Kyrgyzstan hosts a conference on Islam and Orthodox Christianity.
Russia: Moscow City Court considers an appeal by prominent opposition figure and anticorruption blogger Aleksei Navalny in a defamation case.
Russia: A Moscow court holds an appeal hearing in the case of the punk protest band Pussy Riot.
WHO: World Mental Health Day.
World: The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2012 to be announced in Stockholm.
World: International Day Against the Death Penalty.
THURSDAY, October 11:
Armenia/Azerbaijan/Georgia: Tbilisi hosts the ninth OSCE South Caucasus Media Conference (to October 12).
EU/Serbia/Kosovo: EU Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighborhood Policy Stefan Fuele visits Serbia and Kosovo (to October 12).
Iraq/Czech Republic: Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki is scheduled to visit Prague (to October 12).
Kazakhstan/Turkey: Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbaev pays an official visit to Turkey.
Moldova/Russia: Russian-Moldovan Business Forum opens in Moscow (to October 14).
Russia: A Russian court holds hearings into the lawsuit against pop diva Madonna.
Russia/Georgia: The next round of the Geneva talks between Georgia and Russia to be held in Switzerland.
Ukraine: The 10th International Orthodox Film Festival "Pokrov" opens in Kyiv (to October 14).
Uzbekistan/Azerbaijan: Uzbek President Islam Karimov pays an official visit to Baku (to October 12).
WHO: World Sight Day.
World: The Nobel Prize in Literature 2012 to be announced in Stockholm.
FRIDAY, October 12:
World: The Nobel Peace Prize 2012 to be announced in Oslo.
SATURDAY, October 13:
UN: International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction.
SUNDAY, October 14:
EU/Russia: European Union foreign ministers meet with Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov in Luxembourg.
Montenegro: Parliamentary elections.
Russia: Regional elections.
Russia: Moscow hosts the World Economic Forum Moscow meeting.
Russia/Turkey: High Level Russia-Turkey Cooperation Council meeting opens in Ankara (to October 15).