The political crisis in Zimbabwe has lasted far too long and President Robert Mugabe must resolve the power-sharing impasse, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Oct. 29. The UN chief has been discussing Zimbabwe’s crisis with other leaders and dispatched his senior adviser to Harare. He told reporters in the Philippines he sincerely hoped that Mugabe will no longer disappoint the international community. “He should meet the expectations of the international community,” Ban said. (AP)

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