Zimbabwe

Global Scan

Turkish protesters have a new target — their president's social media followers

Turkey's been embroiled in protests in recent months, with the country moving from crisis to crisis. The current crisis — over Internet freedom — has protesters targeting their president's Twitter followers. Meanwhile, in China, the government is saying no to low-quality recyclables. And Greece finally has a budget surplus — for the first time in almost 70 years. That and more in today's Global Scan.

Politics

Picture still gloomy in Zimbabwe

Those looking for signs of hope in Zimbabwe won't get it from the International Monetary Fund. As The World's Laura Lynch reports from Harare, gains are more than matched by the problems that still plague the nation.

Politics

Presidential election in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe's longtime president Robert Mugabe is up for re-election on Saturday and he's expected to win again, even though the country is in freefall, as Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Harare-based journalist Peta Thorneycraft.

Politics

Mugabe lashes out at Britain

The World's Matthew Bell reports that Zimbabwe's embattled president Robert Mugabe is showing no signs of compromise, and today, during his first major public speech since the disputed March 29th elections

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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.