East and South Asia
Who might Congress run for prime minister in 2014 if not Rahul Gandhi?
U.S. senator Rand Paul mounts a 13-hour filibuster against U.S. CIA director appointee John Brennan.
Latin America / Caribbean
Venezuela says farewell to Hugo Chávez (pictured above)
Colorblindness may be to blame for Kenya’s rejected ballots.
French troops set to withdraw from Mali in April.
Europe will shrink in 2013.
Russia and Former Soviet Union
Former Soviet premier Mikhail Gorbachev speaks out against Russian laws.
Middle East and North Africa
Egypt’s judiciary holds up the planned April parliamentary elections.
Hugo Chávez’s legacy in the Middle East.