This week's look ahead
Monday, June 5:
Italy - Preliminary hearing in the case of former premier Silvio Berlusconi, who is facing indictment on corruption charges.
Wednesday, June 7:
Venezuela - Energy ministers from Venezuela, Brazil, Bolivia, and Argentina to discuss building a South American pipeline.
Thursday, June 8:
Norway - Peace talks are tentatively planned between the Sri Lankan government and Tamil Tiger rebels. The talks are aimed at bolstering the monitoring of a shaky cease-fire. Fighting has killed an estimated 374 people since the beginning of April.
Washington - President Bush meets Chile's first woman president, Michelle Bachelet.
Friday, June 9:
Germany - The World Cup soccer tournament kicks off in Munich and will last through July 9.
Camp David - Danish Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen meets President Bush.
- Associated Press