The candidate who will face Afghan President Hamid Karzai in a runoff election next month said Friday that he won’t join Karzai’s government if the incumbent wins another term, but instead will remain in opposition.
Mexican soldiers have captured the second in command of one of the nation’s most ruthless drug cartels, the military said. “We must have a second round,” said Hamid Karzai, speaking in a taped and exclusive interview for the Fareed Zakaria GPS show that airs Sunday on CNN.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai is expected to announce Tuesday whether he will accept findings that indicate he did not secure enough votes to win a second term.
Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel kept alive his faint hopes of winning this year’s Formula One world title with a convincing success in Sunday’s Japan Grand Prix at Suzuka. The 22-year-old German cruised to victory from pole position, his third of the season and fourth of his career
Jenson Button earned himself a place in the Formula One history books with a pole-to-flag victory over Brawn GP team-mate Rubens Barrichello in Sunday’s Monaco Grand Prix — the Briton’s five victory in six races so far this season. In achieving that feat, Button’s joins a pantheon F1 greats Alberto Ascari (1952), Juan Manuel Fangio (1954), Jim Clark (1965), Sir Jackie Stewart (1969), Nigel Mansell (1992) and Michael Schumacher (1994, 2002 and 2004). Button also spearheaded a third Brawn GP one-two of the season, stretching his convincing lead over Barrichello to 16 points, while putting the team over 40 points ahead of nearest rivals Red Bull in the constructor’s championship.