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Various capitals.- Monitoring of the coronavirus pandemic (daily coverage from different angles).

Santiago de Chile.- Results of the presidential elections on Sunday in Chile.

Caracas.- Results of Sunday’s elections to elect governors and mayors in Venezuela.

Sofia.- Results of the presidential elections on Sunday in Bulgaria.

Rabat.- The Rabat Court of Cassation plans to hold the extradition hearing to China of the Uighur activist Idris Hasan, detained last July in Morocco.

Brussels.- FAO seminar on sustainable fishing on the occasion of International Fisheries Day.

Tehran.- The director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), the Argentine Rafael Grossi, is making a two-day visit to Tehran to meet for the first time with the government of the new president, Ebrahim Raisí.

Lima.- Latin America will know which has been the best restaurant on the continent during the last decade with the publication of the famous “Latinamerican 50 best” list.

Berlin.- The candidate to preside over the Christian Democratic Union Friedrich Merz will appear at the bases in an event broadcast live on the internet.

Stockholm.- The Stockholm-based International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) publishes its annual global report on the state of democracy.

Moscow.- Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov meets with his Lebanese counterpart, Abdullah Bou Habib.

Stockholm.- The Social Democratic leader, Magdalena Andersson, meets with the president of the Swedish Parliament, Andreas Norlén, to inform him of her progress in the negotiations to form a government

Buenos Aires.- Interview with the Argentine singer Ramón ‘Palito’ Ortega, who begins to say goodbye to the stage.

Berlin.- The leadership of the Christian Democrats (CDU) will meet in Berlin, and at the end of the meeting there will be a press conference with the general secretary of the party, Paul Ziemiak.

New York.- Delivery of the International Emmy Awards, in which Ane Garabain is nominated for best actress for her role in “Patria”, and for best short-format series “Gente Hablando”.

Bata (Equatorial Guinea) .- The Democratic Party of Equatorial Guinea (PDGE) celebrates its VII Ordinary National Congress with a view to the parliamentary elections of 2022 and the presidential elections of 2023.

Washington.- Press conference of the UN Special Rapporteur on Minority Issues, Fernand de Varennes, at the end of his two-week visit to the United States.

Tripoli.- The deadline for the registration of presidential candidacies scheduled for December 24 in Libya is closed

Paris.- The Spanish marine biologist Enric Sala receives the Great Albert I Medal, awarded by the Principality of Monaco, in a ceremony in Paris, among a group of four winners for their work in defense of the oceans.



Stockholm.- The kings of Spain travel to Sweden on an official trip, between November 23 and 25, accompanied by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, José Manuel Albares.

Berlin.- Spanish Vice President Nadia Calviño participates together with German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas in the Berlin Foreign Policy Forum.

Moscow.- Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with the Palestinian National Authority (PNA), Mahmoud Abbas.

Ghent (Belgium) .- The Court of Ghent decides on the delivery to Spain of the Mallorcan rapper Valtonyc.

Paris.- The Christie “s and Aguttes auction houses put on sale a 54-page manuscript by Albert Einstein in which he tried to demonstrate the theory of relativity.

Washington.- European Literature Night, with writers from various European countries (for Spain, Kirmen Uribe).

Moscow.- A Moscow court begins the judicial hearing on the dissolution demanded by the prosecution of Russia’s main human rights organization, Memorial.

Brussels.- NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg receives the Prime Minister of Montenegro, Zdravko Krivokapic.



Matosinhos (Portugal) .- The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction organizes the European Forum for Disaster Risk Reduction (EFDRR) in the Portuguese town of Matosinhos.

Strasbourg (France) .- The European People’s Party elects its candidate to preside over the European Parliament from January 2022.

Berlin.- The candidate for the presidency of the Christian Democratic Union Norbert Röttgen will present himself to the bases in an event broadcast live on the internet.

Tel Aviv.- Israeli Defense Minister Beny Gantz is leaving for Morocco, on his first official visit, to formalize a memorandum of understanding on security between the two countries.

Bogotá.- Colombia celebrates five years since the signing of the final agreement between the Government and the extinct FARC guerrilla

Versailles (France) .- Sentence in the case in which Karim Benzema is accused as an alleged accomplice in an attempt to blackmail in 2015 of his then French teammate Mathieu Valbuena.

MOSCOW.- Russia plans to launch the Prichal hitch module bound for the International Space Station (ISS).

Paris.- The Artcurial auction house is selling a very rare lamp designed by Salvador Dalí.

Paris.- Presentation to the press of the program of the 32nd edition of the Nîmes Flamenco Festival, which is held in said French city from January 13 to 22, 2022.



Cairo.- The UN presents a new report on violence against women on the Internet in Arab countries.

Havana.- Fifth anniversary of the death of Fidel Castro.

Berlin.- The third candidate to preside over the Christian Democratic Union, Helge Braun, will appear at the rank and file at an event broadcast live on the internet.

Rome.- The audiovisual group Mediaset holds a shareholders’ meeting to vote on the change of company name to Mfe-MediaforEurope and the introduction of a new shareholding structure.

Paris.- Unesco Director General Audrey Azoulay presents at a press conference the recommendation of the organization that offers for the first time a global regulatory framework on the ethics of artificial intelligence.

Paris.- The French Academy votes for the successor of the philosopher and historian Michel Serres in the F18 chair, a position for which the Spanish-Peruvian Nobel Prize winner Mario Vargas Llosa is opting.

Moscow.- Spanish tenor Plácido Domingo sings in Verdi’s opera “La traviata” at the Bolshoi Theater. (also on the 28th)



Santo Domingo.- Meeting of Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Latin America. The new Ibero-American secretary will be elected at the meeting.

Buenos Aires.- Argentine activist Adolfo Pérez Esquivel, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1980, turns 90 years old.

Cali (Colombia) .- Cali, the “world capital of salsa”, celebrates the 16th edition of its traditional World Salsa Festival



Lisbon.- The Social Democratic Party (PSD, center-right) of Portugal holds primary elections with its leader, Rui Rio, and MEP Paulo Rangel, as candidates.

Algiers.- Algeria holds municipal elections



Moscow.- Kyrgyzstan celebrates the repeat of the parliamentary elections after the failed elections of October 2020.

Jerusalem.- The Jewish festival of Hanuka, or of the Luminaries, begins, in which the triumph of light over darkness is celebrated and lasts for eight days, according to the Hebrew calendar.


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