A power-sharing agreement between Zimbabwe's rival political parties is "not far off," a leading newspaper in neighboring South Africa reported Tuesday. Johannesburg's Star said the deal would make opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai prime minister and would turn longtime President Robert Mugabe's post into a ceremonial one. South African leader Thabo Mbeki is mediating the negotiations.
Police in South Korea's capital twice turned water cannon on unruly demonstrators protesting the stopover there by President Bush Tuesday on his way to China. But tens of thousands of others turned out in support of the US leader's visit.