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Mugabe under house arrest, resists pressure to quit

Opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai called for Mugabe's departure "in the interest of the people".In a statement read to reporters, Tsvangirai pointedly referred to him as "Mr Robert Mugabe", not President.

Caracas Mayor Escapes House Arrest, Crosses Into Colombia

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Former Caracas Mayor Antonio Ledezma escaped from house arrest after nearly three years of detention, becoming the latest opposition leader to the government of Nicolas Maduro to flee the the country amid a crackdown on dissent.Colombian immigration authorities said Ledezma entered the country legally early hours of Friday, traveling across the Simon Bolivar International Bridge, that links the two nations.