Wondering what's going on abroad? Here are a few things:
+Russian tourists are flocking to Abkhazia while Saakashvili prepares for an electoral challenge.
+Russia and the Vatican now have full diplomatic ties.
+Is the Orange Revolution sputtering?
+Hezbollah may be trying to go mainstream.
+A suicide bomber killed three government ministers in Somalia.
+Obama is not playing well in Pakistan.
+Is Iran's recent bluster hollow?
+Kazakhstan is assuming the OSCE chairmanship under a cloud.
+The EU seems bent on sapping its own effectiveness. In light of the recent choice of foreign minister, should we be surprised?
+The Dutch navy has rounded up a bunch of pirates.