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By From news reports The main opposition leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, said Sunday that he was pulling out of the runoff election set for Friday against President Robert Mugabe.
Text of report by South Africa-based Zim Online website on 23 June [Report by Wayne Mafaro: "Zim Police Raid Opposition Head Office"] HARARE - Heavily armed police raided the headquarters of Zimbabwe's opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party, where hundreds of victims of political violence have sought temporary shelter, party spokesman Nelson Chamisa said.
Text of report by South Africa-based Zim Online website on 23 June Johannesburg - Zimbabwean opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai has sought refuge at the Dutch embassy in Harare, the Dutch government said on Monday.
By Associated Press HARARE, Zimbabwe -- Opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai pulled out of Zimbabwe's violence-wracked presidential runoff Sunday, declaring that the election was no longer credible and the loss of life among his supporters was simply too high.
Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe is urging his supporters to vote for him in Friday's presidential elections even though his main challenger has dropped out.
Text of report by South Africa-based Zim Online website on 23 June [Report by Wayne Mafaro:"Zim Govt Eager To Claim Easy Victory"] HARARE - Zimbabwe's government appeared eager on Sunday to claim an easy victory, urging opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai to notify electoral authorities of his decision to withdraw from next Friday's presidential run-off election so that President Robert Mugabe could be declared winner.
HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe's ruling party won back a handful of urban seats from the fractured main opposition in polls at the weekend, state media reported on Monday.
By Stella Mapenzauswa ESIGODINI, Zimbabwe (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's ruling party has recommended a crackdown on Western-sponsored groups hostile to President Robert Mugabe and asked security forces to make a list of people whose passports should be seized.
HARARE (Reuters) - President Robert Mugabe's ruling party has sealed its victory in polls for Zimbabwe's new Senate, winning at least 21 out of 31 seats up for grabs in elections marked by apathy and a split opposition, results said on Monday.
HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's main opposition party took an early lead in an election for the Senate, early results showed, despite a split over whether it should contest the poll that has thrown the party into crisis.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).