Zimbabwe's Mugabe and breakaway MDC faction sign deal

HARARE (Reuters) – Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe and breakaway opposition MDC leader Arthur Mutambara signed a power-sharing deal on Tuesday and plan to form a national unity government, a senior ruling party official said.

The agreement does not include Morgan Tsvangirai, leader of the main opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC), the official told Reuters, adding Mugabe planned to convene parliament next week.