Today, Jan. 26:
Jakarta, Indonesia β A near-total eclipse of the sun will be able to be seen across parts of Indonesia and the Philippines.
Pretoria, South Africa - Special regional summit on Zimbabwe.
The Hague β International Criminal Court opens trial of ex-Congo warlord Thomas Lubanga, accused of recruiting child soldiers.
Madrid β Spain co-hosts two-day United Nations meeting on the world hunger crisis.
Tuesday, Jan. 27:
Belem, Brazil β World Social Forum, the annual countercultural gathering to protest the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, which begins Wednesday.
Berlin, Madrid, London, Brussels β Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao will visit Europe (through Feb. 2). Heβs expected to focus on the global economic crisis.
Friday, Jan. 30:
Tokyo β Japan Airlines demonstrates biofuel flight, a first for an airline.
Saturday, Jan. 31:
Iraq β Provincial elections.