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The Week Ahead: January 5-11

January 11: Beverly Hills hosts the 72nd annual Golden Globe Awards ceremony.
The Week Ahead is a detailed listing of key events of the coming week affecting RFE/RL's broadcast region.

Now on Twitter! Daily updates at @The_Week_Ahead.

MONDAY, January 5:
Libya: Arab League permanent delegates hold an extraordinary meeting in Cairo to discuss developments in Libya.
WEDNESDAY, January 7:
Iran/Czech Republic: The fourth Festival of Iranian Films opens in Prague (to January 11).
Pakistan/Bahrain: Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif visits Bahrain (to January 8).
Ukraine: Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk visits Berlin.
THURSDAY, January 8:
UK/Russia: Chatham House in London hosts a discussion titled "Under Pressure: Media And NGOs In Russia."

Ukraine/IMF: An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission visits Ukraine for more discussions over implementation of an economic-reform program.
FRIDAY, January 9:
Ukraine/Latvia: Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics visits Kyiv (to January 10).
SUNDAY, January 11:
Culture: Beverly Hills hosts the Golden Globe Awards ceremony.

Russia/Latvia: Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics visits Moscow (to January 12).

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