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By Ted Cruz
Israel saves its enemies; Hamas endangers its friends
Topic - Morgan Tsvangirai
Zimbabwe's longtime President Robert Mugabe won 61 percent of the presidential vote, trailed by opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai at 33 percent, election officials announced Saturday
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has unleashed brutal attacks on political rivals, executed rampant violations of human rights and crippled the economy during the 33 years of his autocratic regime. On Wednesday, he will ask his countrymen to give him one more term in office.
JOHANNESBURG | Speculation about the failing health of Zimbabwe's president has dominated local newspapers for weeks, raising questions about who would succeed the 88-year-old dictator.
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — President Robert Mugabe threatened yesterday to expel the U.S. ambassador for providing advice to the opposition in the upcoming presidential runoff.
HARARE, Zimbabwe (Agence France-Presse) — Zimbabwean opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai arrived home Saturday after a six-week absence vowing to end the near three-decade rule of veteran President Robert Mugabe in next month's election.
President Robert Mugabe threatened today to expel the U.S. ambassador for providing advice to the opposition opponent in the upcoming presidential runoff. Updated 12:15 p.m.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Zimbabwe's divided opposition movement reunited after months of bickering yesterday, declared it had a majority in Parliament and told President Robert Mugabe to concede defeat in presidential elections.
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — President Robert Mugabe's ruling party demanded a vote recount and a further delay in the release of presidential election results, the state Sunday Mail newspaper reported, while militants seized equipment and livestock from white-owned farms.
"In a parliamentary democracy, the majority rule," Mr. Tsvangirai said. "[Mr. Mugabe] should concede that ... he cannot be president."
"The question about a runoff doesn't arise," he said. "It doesn't arise because of the simple fact that the people have spoken, the people have decided."