East and South Asia
Former South Korean presidential candidate Ahn Cheol-soo may form a new political party.
Japan marks the two-year anniversary of the Fukushima disaster.
Latin America / Caribbean
1,513 voters out of 1,517 voted to keep the Falkland Islands (or, if you like, Islas Malvinas) as a UK overseas territory.
Venezuelan presidential candidate Henrique Capriles attacks his opponent’s homophobic slurs.
The International Criminal Court has dropped charges against one of Kenyan president-elect Uhuru Kenyatta’s co-defendants.
Kenya’s Supreme Court will hear the case from Raila Odinga’s campaign in protest of Keyatta’s electoral victory.
An oil-sharing deal is reached between Sudan and South Sudan.
The Catholic Church’s papal conclave begins today.
But what name will the next pope choose?
Wonkbook‘s primer on the papal conclave.
Hungary passes a set of constitutional reforms that pull the country away from democracy.
Germany’s new anti-euro political party.
Czech president Miloš Zeman’s inaugural highlights.
Former Liberal Democratic minister Chris Huhne is sentenced.
Middle East and North Africa
Qatar says there are no more plans for aid to Egypt.
Israel’s new cabinet seems likely to be much smaller.