Days after Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad stopped by, Robert Mugabe's regime in Zimbabwe gets ready to host North Korea's soccer team in the run-up to the World Cup.
Findings in South Africa date to as early as 164,000 years ago and suggest modern human behavior emerged much earlier than thought.
The government says it will ease media ban as part of an effort to reengage with the West. But the US and Europe are dubious.
Prestigious Templeton Prize recognizes his theory that a new reality lurks behind matter and other observable phenomena.
South Africa announced Sunday that it will temporarily stop exporting power to its neighbors.