Saturday, January 29:
BAKA A-GHARBIYA, Israel _ Israeli Arabs rally against disclosure that Israeli opposition leader Tzipi Livni suggested handing this town and others on the West Bank-Israel line to the Palestinians. 1400.
LAHORE, Pakistan _ Protest rally by Jamat-e-Islami political party pro-blasphemy law/anti-Pope.
KARACHI, Pakistan _ MQM political party planning a large rally. Expecting a big turnout given the amount of political violence and targeted killings in Karachi over the past few months especially.
VUKOVAR, Croatia _ Croat war veterans to hold protest against war crimes prosecution of ex-Croat fighters after recent arrest in Bosnia of a veteran sought on a Serbian warrant.
Sunday, January 30:
JERUSALEM _ Weekly Israeli Cabinet session. Prime Minister's statement at opening.
AMMAN, Jordan _ Jordan's military court hears state witnesses in the trial of the Palestinian-born mentor of slain al-Qaida in Iraq leader Abu Musab al-Zarqawi and three others on charges of recruiting militants in Jordan to join a "terrorist organization" identified as the Taliban in Afghanistan.
DAMASCUS, Syria _ U.S. senator John Kerry in Syria.
GUERRERO _ Guerrero state holds gubernatorial elections.
CHILPANCINGO, Mexico _ Pacific coast state of Guerrero holds gubernatorial elections, featuring two cousins running against each other.
WASHINGTON _ Defense Department submits an; annual report to Congress on the threat posed to the United States by weapons of mass destruction, ballistic missiles and cruise missiles.
ANKARA, Turkey _ Australian Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd visits. Thru Feb. 4.
Monday, January 31:
JERUSALEM _ Israeli parliament Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee hosts military chief of staff Lt. Gen. Gabi Ashkenazi fof farewell session. Closed, possible briefing afterward. 1130.
TEL AVIV _ INSS think tank conference on Israeli security with Deputy Israeli Prime Minister and Minister of Intelligence and Atomic Energy Dan Meridor, Bank of Israel Governor Stanley Fischer and others. 1830.
JERUSALEM _ Republican presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee meets with Israeli parliament's Immigrant Absorption Committee, speaks against anti-Semitism. 1100.
RAWALPINDI, Pakistan _ Confessed killer of Punjab provincial governor scheduled to appear in court to be formally charged. Timing TBD.
NIAMEY, Niger _ Junta holds presidential elections, first since February 2010 coup. Dakar-based stringer Anne Look augmenting Dalatou's coverage from Niamey.
ABUJA, Nigeria _ Trial begins for Iranian charged with masterminding weapons shipment.
TOKYO _ December industrial production.
TOKYO _ Honda earnings.
TOKYO _ Toshiba earnings.
BUENOS AIRES _ Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff in Argentina to meet Cristina Kirchner, on her first international trip since becoming president. In the evening she flies to Montevideo to meet Uruguayan president Jos
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