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More arrests in Zim as Tsvangirai prepares return

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe's government intensified a crackdown against its political opponents on Monday, as the leader of the opposition prepared to return home to contest a run-off election. Journalists, union leaders and hundreds of political activists have been arrested since general elections in March.

Mugabe, Tsvangirai to attend crisis summit

President Robert Mugabe and his chief rival will attend an emergency summit of Southern African leaders to present their conflicting views of the crisis paralysing the country in the wake of hotly contested elections, spokespersons for the men said on Thursday. The opposition has said it will not take part in an election run-off.

Zimbabwe: We take British threats seriously

Zimbabwe said on Monday it had put its military on high alert against a possible British invasion after the former armed forces chief of its old colonial master revealed London had considered such a move. "We are aware of plans by Britain to invade our country and assassinate our leaders," Deputy Information Minister Bright Matonga said.

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