BRUSSELS -- Preparatory work is underway in the European Parliament for the negotiations to start with the Council of Minister on lifting of Schengen visa for Kuwaiti citizens, European Parliament sources says.
MOSCOW -- Parliamentary Network of Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Conference kicks in Baku, Azerbaijan, with the participation of National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim.
RAMALLAH -- Israel's parliament, Knesset votes for a bill dissolving itself and setting November for early parliament elections for the fifth time in less than four years.
MADRID -- Leaders of the North Atlantic Alliance (NATO) adopts a new strategic concept painting a roadmap for the upcoming decade, as it dubs Russia a direct threat and China a challenge to the alliance's values and interests.
KUALA LUMPUR -- Newly elected Philippines President, Ferdinand Marcos Jr, swears in office, succeeding Rodrigo Duterte, whose daughter Sara Duterte swears in office as Vice President two weeks ago. (end) rk