East and South Asia
Haruhiko Kuroda wins parliamentary approval as the new governor of the Bank of Japan.
Li Keqiang is sworn in as China’s new premier.
Justin Trudeau is all but certain to become the next Canadian Liberal leader.
Latin America / Caribbean
Christopher Sabatini on the legacy of Hugo Chávez.
Juan Nagel thinks the challenger campaign of Henrique Capriles in Venezuela is ‘kinda hopeless.’
And former French president Nicolas Sarkozy would defeat president François Hollande.
Middle East and North Africa
Israel has a new cabinet (more on this later).