Archive for June 19th, 2008

ZBC, Zimbabwe’s public broadcaster, has said that ahead of next week’s presidential election, it will stop carrying campaign adverts from the opposition party. (more…)

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The ceasefire between Hamas and Israel has begun at 0600 (0300 GMT), despite a last minute flurry of cross-border attacks.

The terms of the truce say that Israel will ease its blockade on Gaza and the talks to release an Israeli soldier held by Hamas are expected to resume.

Ehud Olmert (photo), Israeli prime minister, has already warned that the truce will be fragile. (more…)

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