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2008-06-25 12:00:04

Text of report by South Africa-based Zim Online website on 25 June [Report by Jameson Mombe: "SADC Meets on Zim as US Says Will Not Recognise Poll"] JOHANNESBURG - The United States (US) has said it will not recognise the outcome of Zimbabwe's presidential run-off election on Friday being held amid worsening political violence that has killed 86 opposition members and displaced 200,000 others.

2008-06-24 06:00:23

Text of report by South African newspaper The Star website on 24 June [Editorial: "Time To Get Tough on Zim"] Morgan Tsvangirai, the leader of the Movement for Democratic Change, was right to pull out of Friday's presidential run-off election.

2008-06-23 09:00:03

Text of report by Kenyan privately-owned TV station KTN on 23 June [Presenter] The international community is piling pressure on the Zimbabwean government to postpone the presidential run-off scheduled for this Friday, following the withdrawal of opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai yesterday.

2008-06-23 06:00:02

Text of report by South African Radio 702 website on 23 June [Unattributed report: "Leaders Urge SA To Clamp Down on Mugabe"] International leaders have urged South Africa to take strong action against Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe.

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