Friday, May 28:
NEW ORLEANS _ President Barack Obama visits to check on efforts to combat massive oil spill in Gulf of Mexico.
ANTANANARIVO, Madagascar _ Day 2 of three days of talks aimed at drafting a new constitution under an election calendar coup leader Andry Rajoelina set out unilaterally, defying calls for a power-sharing government to oversee a new constitution and elections.
PRAGUE _ The Czech Republic holds general elections. Through May 29.
PARIS _ French appeals court hears demand by former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega that he be freed pending a French trial on money laundering charges. After 1130 GMT.
SEOUL, South Korea _ South Korean President Lee Myung-bak and Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao to hold talks.
ASHDOD, Israel _ Israeli military, government making preparations to intercept flotilla with pro-Palestinian activists and supplies for Gaza. Israel says it won't let the eight boats reach Gaza shores, and that it will deport or imprison the activists aboard.
UNITED NATIONS _ The monthlong Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty (NPT) conference of 189 nations reviewing the 40-year-old nuclear weapons and power treaty concludes.
WEST BANK _ Weekly demonstrations midday against Israeli West Bank separation barrier.
PARIS _ Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu flies from Paris to Canada for state visit.
PARIS _ Nearly four months of trial hearings into the crash of the Concorde supersonic jet in 2000 wrap up.
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa _ Trial starts for hip-hop artist Molemo Maarohanye _ known as Jub Jub, which means Marshmallow _ accused of killing four children when he was drag racing and his car crashed into a group of students. Previous court appearances have drawn rioting crowds of young people.
Saturday, May 29:
JEJU, South Korea _ Leaders of China, South Korea, Japan hold trilateral talks.
SARAJEVO _ Presidents of Serbia, Bosnia, Croatia and Montenegro meet in Sarajevo to review how much relations between their countries have normalized since the war they fought against each other beginning of the 90s.
LILONGWE, Malawi _ U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon arrives for two-day visit, part of tour of Brazil, Malawi, Uganda, Burundi and Congo. In Malawi, he will visit a Millennium Village project showcasing Malawi's progress in attaining the MDGs. He will also meet with the country's political leaders.
ANTANANARIVO, Madagascar _ Closing day of three days of talks aimed at drafting a new constitution under an election calendar coup leader Andry Rajoelina set out unilaterally, defying calls for a power-sharing government to oversee a new constitution and elections.
MEXICO CITY _ Protest against Arizona immigration law. Midday, U.S. Embassy.
OSLO _ Eurovision Song contest Final.
Sunday, May 30:
MITROVICA, Kosovo _ Ethnic Albanian war veteran protest in the ethnically split city of Mitrovica as Serbs in their part hold a municipal poll in defiance of Kosovo's claims to statehood.
TBILISI, Georgia _ Elections for local councils nationwide and for Tbilisi mayor.
BOGOTA, Colombia _ First round of presidential election.
BEIRUT _ Municipal elections in north Lebanon.
BAGHDAD _ Retrial of Sunni architect Ali Lutfi al-Rawi, convicted of 2004 kidnapping and killing of British aid worker Margaret Hassan of CARE International in Iraq. Postponed from April 18 after plaintiff claimed he was out of the country during the slaying.
NICE, France _ French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner hosts foreign ministers from around Africa ahead of a France-Africa summit. 1300 GMT.
INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana _ Indianapolis 500 auto race.
Monday, May 31:
ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia _ EU-Russia summit. Through June 1.
BONN, Germany _ UN climate conference resumes work on a climage change treaty to prepare for end-of-year conference in Mexico.
NICE, France _ French President Nicolas Sarkozy hosts dozens of African heads of state for France-Africa summit. Opens 1130 GMT. Through Tuesday.
JERUSALEM _ PASSIA groups organizing candlelight memorial service for 9th anniversary of death of Palestinian Jerusalem leader Faisal Husseini. 1900-2000 GMT.
TOKYO _ Panasonic news conference on solar power.
Tuesday, June 1:
WASHINGTON _ Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meets with President Barack Obama.
WASHINGTON _Peruvian President Alan Garcia meets with President Barack Obama.
WASHINGTON _The inaugural U.S.-India Strategic Dialogue opens and runs through June 4. On June 3, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Minister of External Affairs Sri S. M. Krishna will co-chair high-level interagency discussions at the State Department.
LONDON _ David Cameron take his first ever weekly 30-minute question session with lawmakers as prime minister.
DUBLIN _ Full-year earnings for Ryanair.
Wednesday, June 2:
ARKALYK, Kazakhstan _ Russian Soyuz space capsule brings crew back from ISS. Landing scheduled for about 0230 GMT.
Thursday, June 3:
CHICAGO _ Ousted Gov. Rod Blagojevich's corruption trial scheduled to begin.