Today was the runoff election for Zimbabwe's president, but many voters apparently stayed home out of fear of violence while critics dismissed the vote as a farce, as The World's Jason Margolis has an update.
The World's Mary Kay Magistad has details on Condoleeza Rice's visit to China, as today the Secretary of State urged China to use its influence to get North Korea to dismantle its nuclear weapons program.
Following her trip to India, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice meets with Pakistani officials. Reports say the U.S. is putting pressure on the new government of Pakistan and urging them to share any information they may have about the attacks in Mumbai.
Pramit Chaudhuri, senior editor of the Hindustan Times and an Asia Society international council member, joins The Takeaway to explain the status of the response to the attacks and why Mumbai may signal a new style of terrorism.
A European court last week gave some measure of justice to a a German man who was mistakenly believed to be an al-Qaeda terrorist, then kidnapped and tortured, supposedly at the behest of the U.S. government. But U.S. officials remain silent about the case.
The United States and Iran haven't had diplomatic relations for more than 30 years. But as confrontations continue between the two countries over Iran's pursuit of nuclear weapons, some are calling for the two countries to renew their diplomatic ties.