Friday, Jan. 29:
TEHRAN, Iran _ Opposition expected to mark the 40th day since the death of Aytollah Hossein Ali Montazeri, the movement's spiritual leader in the Muslim, and especially Shiite, tradition.
DAVOS, Switzerland _ Business and political leaders gather in the Swiss Alps for the 40th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum. Thru Sunday, Jan. 31.
PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil _ World Social Forum continues.
BILIN _ Weekly protest by Palestinians and supporters against Israeli separation barrier.
PRAGUE _ The European Union's new president Herman van Rompuy meets Czech leaders. News conference at 1105 GMT.
WASHINGTON _ Deputy Secretary of State James Steinberg delivers keynote address to forum of Chinese, Korean and U.S. policymakers and academics on issues affecting the peace and stability of the Korean Peninsula. 1400 GMT.
Saturday, Jan. 30:
TEHRAN, Iran _ Public prosecutor Abbas Jafari Dowlatabadi announced that another group of postelection detainees would go on trial. He said the proceedings will demonstrate the role of "leftists, Bahais and those who were directed by foreign hands" in the postelection turmoil.
WASHINGTON _ The U.S. Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction publishes quarterly report to Congress.
LOS ANGELES _ The 62nd annual Director's Guild of America (DGA) Awards dinner.
LAS VEGAS _ Miss America Pageant.
Sunday, Jan. 31:
NICOSIA _ U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon begins 3-day trip to divided island to encourage reunification talks between the Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot leaders. Thru Tuesday.
BAGHDAD _ Russia's Lukoil-led consortium will sign a final agreement to develop the 12.88 billion barrel West Qurna 2 oil field in Basra.
LOS ANGELES _ The 52nd annual Grammy Awards.
Monday, Feb. 1:
WASHINGTON _ President Barack Obama likely to announce 2011 budget.
Tuesday, Feb. 2:
PONTOISE, France _ A French court opens trial into the 2000 crash of a Concorde supersonic jet.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia _ Sodomy trial of Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim scheduled to start.
Wednesday, Feb. 3:
HERZLIYA, Israel _ Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses annual security conference.
Thursday, Feb. 4:
CAIRO _ Court hears the appeal of businessman Egyptian real state mogul Hesham Talaat Mustafa and his convicted accomplice in the slaying of his former mistress, Lebanese pop diva in Dubai.
Friday, Jan. 29: