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Zambia's Reputation as Stable Haven Tested After Contentious Poll

These are worrying times in Zambia, a southern African nation that takes pride in its peaceful, democratic history. After the president won re-election by what seems like an impossibly narrow margin, the nation's opposition alleged last week's poll was rigged and said it plans to challenge the results in court. On Tuesday, police announced they had arrested more than 150 rowdy opposition supporters around the country who "ran amok" and vandalized property belonging to...

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