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July 1-31, 2018 -- The World Agenda gives a preview of world events scheduled for July, such as the general election in Mexico, Russia’s International Army Games, and Donald Trump’s controversial visit to the United Kingdom.
1 Jul 27, Korean peninsula: The 65th anniversary of the Korean War armistice represents a symbolic target for North Korea’s Kim Jong-un and Moon Jae-in of South Korea to sign the peace treaty they discussed during their historic summit at the border in April
2 Jul 13, UK: American President Donald Trump visits London, leaving Prime Minister Theresa May with a dilemma.
She risks offending him at a vulnerable time for Britain if she skimps on pomp, and she courts public outrage if she doesn’t
3 Jul 11-12, NATO: Agreement is expected on Atlantic security initiatives – reflecting worries over Russia’s increased military presence – at NATO’s first summit in its new glass and steel palace in Brussels, but spats with the U.S. over defence spending and trade might again sour the discourse
4 Jul 28-Aug 11, Russia: The International Army Games, Russia’s annual military “Olympics” and weaponry showcase, will include Iran for the first time, signalling the flourishing
ties between Moscow and Tehran
5 Jul 30, Germany: For enthusiasts of the iconic Volkswagen Beetle, 2018 is a year for nostalgia: the “people’s car” was launched by Adolf Hitler 80 years ago, while the last of
the classic Beetles rolled off the production line on July 30, 2003
6 Jul 10, UK: The original illustrated map of The Hundred Acre Wood, which featured in A.A. Milne’s much loved book Winnie-the-Pooh, is expected to sell for up to £150,000 at auction in London.
E.H. Shepard’s original 1926 sketch has not been seen in public for nearly 50 years
7 Jul 16-22, UK: An uptick in the global economy gives aerospace manufacturers at the Farnborough International Airshow reason to hope for a record year, optimism an irked Russia can’t share: it won’t be allowed to exhibit a major money spinner – military hardware
8 Jul 1, Mexico: The general election sees Andrés Manuel López Obrador, the founder of the leftist National Regeneration Movement (MORENA), within reach of a presidential victory (Story: Julie Mullins)