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MONDAY, January 7:
Iran/Ghana: Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi visits Ghana's capital, Accra.
World: Orthodox Christians celebrate Christmas.
TUESDAY, January 8:
Afghanistan: Afghan President Hamid Karzai visits Washington, meets with U.S. President Barack Obama (to January 11).
Iran/Burkina Faso: Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi visits Burkina Faso.
World: The World Economic Forum publishes its annual Global Risks Report.
WEDNESDAY, January 9:
Czech Republic/Iran: Prague hosts the 2013 Festival of Iranian films.
EU: Brussels hosts a meeting of the board members of the European Endowment for Democracy.
Iran/Egypt: Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi visits Cairo to discuss the Syria crisis and for bilateral talks.
UK/Russia: Chatham House in London hosts a discussion titled "Sending Gas East: Sino-Russian Relations, Routes, and Regional Security."
UK: The world’s oldest underground, London’s Metropolitan Railway, celebrates the 150th anniversary of its establishment.
THURSDAY, January 10:
Armenia/EU: Speaker of the Armenian Parliament Hoavik Abrahamyan visits Brussels, meets with President of the European Parliament Martin Schulz.
EU: Launch of the European Year of Citizens 2013.
FRIDAY, January 11:
UK/Azerbaijan: Chatham House in London hosts a discussion titled "Azerbaijan: External Relations, Internal Realities."
Czech Republic: Presidential election (to January 12).
Russia: Former Russian Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov is scheduled to appear at the Russian Investigative Committee for questioning in the case of corruption at Oboronservis, a company owned by the Defense Ministry.
SUNDAY, January 13:
Ukraine: Lviv hosts music festival "Rock Kolyada 2013."
Ukraine/Russia: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov is expected to visit Kyiv (to January 14).