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Zimbabwe election: Robert Mugabe dismisses vote rigging allegations

Zimbabwe's president Robert Mugabe has dismissed allegations of election vote rigging, saying the claims are "politicking", as the country went to the polls.<p><b>Mugabe will 'surrender' power if he loses election</b> <b><br>Voters turned away because name not on electoral roll</b> <b><br>The future’s bright after Robert Mugabe</b></b> …

Relegation Zone Blog

Aug 4, 2014<p><i>This year, the Premier League welcomes Leicester City, Burnley and Queens Park Rangers back into its profitable embrace. But how will they</i> …

In Mexico, dozens fall to new violence across 4 troubled states

July 22, 2013|By Cecilia Sanchez and Richard Fausset<p>Mexican policemen inspect the site where they reported finding the bodies… (VANGUARDIA / HANDOUT / EPA )<p>MEXICO CITY — Despite some recent promising homicide statistics, violence continues to rage in regions of Mexico plagued by drug gangs and …

Mexico violence leaves 22 dead in Michoacan

Violent clashes across the Mexican state of Michoacan killed at least 20 gunmen and two federal police officers, the government said.<p>Gunmen blocked roads and ambushed police patrols in at least six different areas of Michoacan on Tuesday, the interior department said in a statement.<p>The department …

An ancient underwater forest in the Gulf of Mexico

“You feel like you are in some sort of fairy world, with these huge stumps covered in anemones and crabs, and swarms of fish swimming all around …

Baird, Mexican counterpart talk North American border security agreement

Mexico's foreign minister says his government seeks a closer, "more strategic" relationship with Canada – one that some day might include a North American border security deal between all three NAFTA partners.<p>Jose Antonio Meade Kuribrena, Secretary of Foreign Affairs in Mexican President Enrique …

How Safe is Mexico? Understanding the Facts - How Safe Is Mexico

HURRICANE PATRICIA UPDATE:<p>Despite dire predictions, Puerta Vallarta was spared the worst of Hurricane Patricia's wrath. The Category 5 storm struck …

Zimbabwe: 'nobody expects a fair presidential election'

The Telegraph's Chief Foreign Correspondent, David Blair explains why despite little violence in Zimbabwe, prospects for a fair election are slim.<p><b>Zimbabwe</b>has been making preparations for Presidential elections, which will be held on Wednesday.<p>The Telegraph's <b>Chief Foreign Correspondent David Blair</b><b>,</b> …

Africa

Zimbabwe President Vows to Behead Gays

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe is once again speaking about his hatred of homosexuality as he campaigns ahead of the July 31 election. At a rally …

Familiar faces, fears as Zimbabwe votes in key poll

Zimbabwe goes to the polls on Wednesday in the first election since the violently contested 2008 vote. President Robert Mugabe once again faces off against Morgan Tsvangirai amid fresh fears of another post-electoral crisis.<p>Five years after the violent and disputed 2008 elections, Zimbabwe goes to …