The famous cricketer-turned-politician will miss final days of election campaigning as he recovers in a hospital named for his mother, but his party could benefit from a wave of concern.
A UN 'intervention brigade' will enter the country this summer to fight Congolese rebels. But the countries sending troops have a political agenda as well.
The London Marathon is set for April 21. Officials say the best way to show solidarity after the Boston Marathon attacks is to go forward.
Buru Island, once used by Soeharto's New Order regime to house political prisoners, has been swept with gold fever.
Most of Brazil's oil revenues benefit Rio, São Paulo, and Espirito Santo states. But now the Supreme Court will determine if a Congressional vote to spread oil royalties into other states will stand.