Warning that next week's run-off election in Zimbabwe is unlikely to be free and fair, US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice called for stronger action against the regime of President Robert Mugabe. A.Duval-Smith reports.
South African President Thabo Mbeki meets with his Zimbabwean counterpart, Robert Mugabe, amid mounting criticism over Mbeki's reticence to intervene in the Zimbabwean election crisis. (Report: N. Germain).
Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe met top UN official Haile Menkerios Tuesday, ahead of tense run-off elections. Mugabe has vowed to retain power in the country even as hyper-inflation and food shortages threaten stability.
Voters in Macedonia turned out again to cast their ballot at polling stations where results had been cancelled after a snap general elections two weeks ago due to violence and irregularities. The ruling conservatives are guaranteed a landslide win.
Women voters who strongly backed Hillary Clinton's unsuccessful bid for the Democrat presidential nomination, have thrown their support behind Barack Obama, according to a Gallup poll on Wednesday. (Report: J Jackson)
The head of Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama's vice presidential search committee resigned Wednesday following news reports suggesting a past conflict of interest in obtaining a home mortgage.