Thabo Mbeki

Global Scan

When it comes to spying, everyone is in everyone else's business

The NSA ha ignited a firestorm over its extensive spying on friends and allies alike, but it's clear the US is far from alone. Also, a new study finds billions of planets in the Milky Way that might be like Earth, and a former US president says he almost punched out a foreign leader. All this and more, in today's Global Scan.

Global Politics

Reaction from Zimbabwe's neighbors

Most of Zimbabwe's neighbors have been slow to criticize President Robert Mugabe or even publicly address reports of violence toward his opponents, but there have been more voices of dissent in the past week, as The World's Jason Margolis has more.

Global Scan

When it comes to spying, everyone is in everyone else's business

The NSA ha ignited a firestorm over its extensive spying on friends and allies alike, but it's clear the US is far from alone. Also, a new study finds billions of planets in the Milky Way that might be like Earth, and a former US president says he almost punched out a foreign leader. All this and more, in today's Global Scan.

Global Politics

Reaction from Zimbabwe's neighbors

Most of Zimbabwe's neighbors have been slow to criticize President Robert Mugabe or even publicly address reports of violence toward his opponents, but there have been more voices of dissent in the past week, as The World's Jason Margolis has more.

Global Politics

Reaction from Zimbabwe's neighbors

Most of Zimbabwe's neighbors have been slow to criticize President Robert Mugabe or even publicly address reports of violence toward his opponents, but there have been more voices of dissent in the past week, as The World's Jason Margolis has more.

Global Scan

When it comes to spying, everyone is in everyone else's business

The NSA ha ignited a firestorm over its extensive spying on friends and allies alike, but it's clear the US is far from alone. Also, a new study finds billions of planets in the Milky Way that might be like Earth, and a former US president says he almost punched out a foreign leader. All this and more, in today's Global Scan.