Tensions were high in Zimbabwe ahead of the presidential election run-off. On 22 June opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai pulled out because he said the vote would not be fair.
The government had banned political adverts and rallies for opposition groups, and the distribution of food aid by international organisations.
ZIMBABWEANS AT THE POLLS
Fear or franchise? Zimbabweans talk about casting their votes - 28 June 2008
ROBERT MUGABE CASTS HIS VOTE
Robert Mugabe casts his vote and says he feels 'optimistic'
MORGAN TSVANGIRAI QUITS ELECTION RACE
Zimbabwe's opposition leader says he is pulling out of Friday's presidential run-off, handing victory to President Robert Mugabe - 22 June 2008
AMERICAN EMBASSY STAFF FILM RAMPAGE
US Embassy pictures show thugs on the rampage causing terror during the Zimbabwe election campaign - 20 June 2008
MDC MAYOR REACTS TO WIFE'S DEATH
The wife of Emmanuel Chiroto, the MDC mayor of Harare, was found beaten to death - 19 June 2008
MILITARY INVOLVED IN MUGABE'S RE-ELECTION
Zimbabwe's military is actively involved in President Robert Mugabe's re-election campaign, the BBC learns - 12 June 2008
UN CRITICISES FOOD AID BAN
The UN's Louise Arbour attacked the regime's decision to stop aid agencies from handing out food as a 'true perversion of democracy'- 6 June 2008
INTERNATIONAL DIPLOMATS THREATENED: REACTION
After a group of US and UK diplomats were detained at a roadblock and threatened by police on 5 June, the US ambassador James McGee said the country was now one which did not follow its own or international laws.
UK Foreign Secretary David Miliband said Thursday's intimidation of diplomats gave 'a window into the lives of ordinary Zimbabweans'
US State Department spokesman Sean McCormack said one of his drivers had been beaten in the incident
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