World events scheduled for October
October 1-31, 2017 -- Graphic shows news events in October 2017. U.S. President Donald Trump certifies to Congress whether or not Iran is complying with the nuclear agreement, China’s Communist Party Congress convenes, and separatists in Catalonia plan to hold a referendum on independence from Spain. Kenya is scheduled to hold a rerun of its presidential election, the U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments related to President Trump’s travel ban, and around 18m people around the world take part in a drill that teaches citizens how to protect themselves against earthquakes. Iconic Marxist revolutionary Che Guevara was killed 50 years ago, and Blade Runner 2049, the sequel to the 1982 classic, opens in cinemas.