International News Archive - August 17, 2008
Israel's cabinet voted Sunday to release 200 Palestinian prisoners at the urging of outgoing Prime Minister Ehud Olmert.
By Donna Bryson Associated Press JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Zimbabwe's opposition chief would accept the prime minister's post and concede the presidency -- and command of the military -- to Robert Mugabe to settle a political crisis in his country, the Associated Press learned Saturday.
A top ruling party official on Saturday gave Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf a two-day deadline to quit or face impeachment proceedings. "Musharraf is running out of time," Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi told reporters.
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.