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What 2012 has in store

The London Olympic Games and presidential elections in Russia, France and the United States are among the main events in 2012. Here is a look at what the year has in store.

JANUARY

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1 - EUROPEAN UNION: Denmark takes over the bloc's rotating presidency.

1-15 - ARGENTINA, CHILE, PERU: The Dakar Rally.

21-February 12 - GABON, EQUATORIAL GUINEA: Football's Africa Cup of Nations.

25-29 - DAVOS, Switzerland: The 42nd World Economic Forum (www.weforum.org).

FEBRUARY

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6 - LONDON: Diamond jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II, marking the 60th anniversary of her accession to the British throne.

19 - GREECE: Legislative elections.

26 - HOLLYWOOD, US: The 84th Oscars ceremony (www.oscars.org).

MARCH

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2 - IRAN: Legislative elections.

4 - RUSSIA: Presidential election.

APRIL

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22 - FRANCE: First round of presidential election.

MAY

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6 - FRANCE: Second round of presidential election.

12-August 12 - YEOSU, South Korea: The 2012 world expo, themed "The Living Ocean and Coast" (www.worldexpo2012.com).

16-27 - CANNES, France: The 65th film festival (www.festival.cannes.com).

15-22 - CHICAGO: Group of Eight (G8) summit (www.chicagog8.com).

20-21 - CHICAGO: NATO summit.

JUNE

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8-July 1 - POLAND, UKRAINE: Euro 2012 football championships.

10, 17 - FRANCE: Legislative elections.

18-19 - LOS CABOS, Mexico: Group of 20 (G20) summit.

20-22 - RIO DE JANEIRO: World conference on sustainable development (www.earthsummit2012.org).

JULY

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1 - EUROPEAN UNION: Cyprus takes over the bloc's presidency.

1 - MEXICO: Presidential election.

27-August 12 - LONDON: The 2012 Olympic Games.

AUGUST

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27-30 - TAMPA BAY, US: The Republican convention will choose its candidate for the US presidential election.

SEPTEMBER

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8-9 - VLADIVOSTOK, Russia: The annual summit of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum. (http://apec.org).

Late September - AFGHANISTAN: The planned withdrawal of 33,000 US surge troops, a third of the American contingent.

OCTOBER

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12-14 - TOKYO: The annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank.

STOCKHOLM: Announcement of winners of the Nobel Prizes (www.nobelprize.org).

NOVEMBER

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6 - WASHINGTON: US presidential election.

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