The Congress of the People party officially launches on Tuesday. Its leaders – dissidents from the African National Congress – could usher in a more vibrant multiparty era.
A British seed bank worries that lack of funding will stop the work of saving the world's most diverse collection of seeds.
Disease is the latest sign of breakdown in the most basic government services. As the problem spreads, neighboring nations may increase pressure on Mugabe to step down.
Despite President Bush's strong words Tuesday, few levers exist to force Zimbabwe's leader out.
Gen. Laurent Nkunda's rebel group says Congo's move to invite 20 other rebel groups could scupper bilateral talks that began Monday.