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As the hours ticked down toward the opening of Friday's balloting, Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe showed no indication that he would give in to demands to postpone the runoff election despite his challenger's dropping out.

Morgan Tsvangirai of the Movement for Democratic Change party dropped out of the race earlier this week, citing pre-election violence that he says has targeted opposition supporters.

But the government has said it is too late to take his name off the ballot. Read full article »

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